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Watch Tonight’s Dazzling Meteor Shower

Get your binoculars out and put your phone away tonight, because for a change, all the entertainment you need is in the natural sky! That’s right, our Earth provides some wonders that extend beyond a small screen.

Tonight’s cool meteor shower, starting at around 9PM EST, is called a “Geminid” meteor shower. NASA… More »


Khloe Kardashian’s Got A Way With Oreos That Is Both Awe-Inspiring And Horrifying

The Kardashian Krew — minus Kourtney — released their own personal apps this week, full of brand new kontent, videos, klips and ephemera, providing their ardent fans with an inside look at whatever happens that they don’t show on “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.” If you want the apps, you can get them on iTunes. If… More »


Here’s What A Sunset Looks Like On Mars

After watching 0f 956 Martian sunsets, the Curiosity Mars rover at last took its first color photo of one. Over the course of about seven minutes, the rover captured the kind of lovely sunset you’d be lucky to catch on a first date. Because of particles in the planet’s atmosphere, Martians would be treated to an… More »


Dazzling Insta Pics Of The Geminid Meteor Shower From Around The World

The beautiful Geminid meteor shower, which happens annually when the earth encounters debris from the extinct comet 3200 Phaethon, lit up the sky this past weekend. It was visible to stargazers across the globe, especially those in the Northern Hemisphere. Luckily for us, plenty of talented photographers took to Instagram to share what they saw! More »


As You Can See, We’re All Made Of Stars

When astrophysicist Carl Sagan said, “We’re made of star stuff,” he was speaking about the fact that human beings are quite literally composed of elements that were forged within the cores of stars that went supernova. “Some part of our being knows this is where we came from,” he posited, “because the cosmos is also… More »


Slideshow: “Oh, Say Can You See…”

To properly celebrate our nation’s birth, you must do these three things tomorrow: grill food, watch fireworks, and wear something (anything) that involves stars or stripes. We’re here to help you with the third. Now, you have a couple options. You can go all out and wear only an American flag draped around your body,… More »