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Mysterious comet debris may spark 'unicorn meteor storm'

If the idea of shooting stars too innumerable to count sounds like a brilliant experience worth staying up for, losing a bit of shut-eye on the evening of Nov. 21 may just be worth the price of admission. Renowned meteor…

NASA just found plumes of water vapor bursting from Jupiter's moon

When it comes to candidates for alien life in our solar neighborhood, Europa is the apple of every scientist’s eye. The moon — one of 79 whirling around Jupiter — has already offered a few tantalizing hints. Earlier this year,…

Black-throated finch wins 2019 Australian bird of the year

The black-throated finch has been voted “bird of the year” in Australia for 2019, helping draw attention to the species’ decline as human activities increasingly threaten its habitat. The finch’s victory was reportedly driven by support from conservationists, who connected…

Fitness&Well-Being

My winter morning and evening skin care routine

To be human is to want quick, easy fixes to what we perceive as our physical flaws. But great skin, like a toned physique or healthy hair, doesn’t happen by using one magical product for a couple days — it…

My winter morning and evening skin care routine

To be human is to want quick, easy fixes to what we perceive as our physical flaws. But great skin, like a toned physique or healthy hair, doesn’t happen by using one magical product for a couple days — it…

Who knew? Plants ‘panic’ when it rains

Using a spray bottle to simulate rain, researchers found a “panic-like” response in plants. Complex chemical warning signals were passed from leaf to leaf and even communicated to other plants.

Mom creates artistic masterpieces out of healthy food for her children

Laleh Mohmedi is putting most parents’ lopsided Mickey Mouse pancakes to shame. The creator of Jacob’s Food Diaries on Instagram began playing with food when her son, Jacob, was around 2 years old. Though her son wasn’t a picky eater,…

Putting on a 'game face' may actually boost your performance

A little groggy today? Put on your game face. Matthew Richesin, a postgraduate student at the University of Tennessee, probably heard that one before too. So he figured he would see if having a “game face” really upped one’s game….

Composite image of SpaceX Starlink satellite swarm

SpaceX’s Starlink satellite project will eventually place an initial 12,000 satellites in low-Earth orbit to provide worldwide internet access. This image is from the second batch of satellites launched November 11.