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The 3 Beautiful National Parks in Wales

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Wales is known partially for its beautiful landscapes, and three amazing National Parks. The three Welsh National Parks have names that sound like the...

Top 10 Things to Do in Tobermory, Canada

Cynthia Lee | Posted 03.02.2017 | Travel
Cynthia Lee

Tobermory is a small community situated at the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula, a 4-hour drive north of Toronto. With its perfect combination of g...

Stunning Photos Capture Planets In Rare Alignment

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 11.02.2015 | Science

Stargazers got a glimpse of a rare astronomical event this week as Venus, Mars and Jupiter aligned in the night sky. The three planets will not be see...

Not Your Typical View Of The Grand Canyon

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel

Whether you're taking in the landscape from a roadside stop or snapping photos on the South Rim, there's no wrong place to view the Grand Canyon. And ...

29 Photos That Will Awaken Your Inner Explorer

Alex Kim | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel
Alex Kim

If you can't visit these places yourself, here's the next best thing!

Venus -- The Evening UFO

Dean Regas | Posted 02.02.2014 | Science
Dean Regas

You may catch it as you're commuting home or walking into the house. At first it looks like a plane but it doesn't move like a plane. It just glistens and when you stare at it long enough you will wonder, "Wow, what is that thing?

Brightest Comet Ever May Be Headed Our Way

Posted 01.10.2013 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 01/09/2013 12:15 PM EST on Excitement continues to rise among both professional and amateur astronomers about Come...

THIS WEEKEND: How To See Spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower

Posted 08.14.2012 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 08/10/2012 07:53 AM EDT on This is the weekend of the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower and most meteor fo...

TONIGHT: Prime Time For Viewing Venus In Evening Sky

Posted 04.14.2012 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 04/13/2012 08:36 PM EDT on The planet Venus is now at its peak of visibility in the evening sky this weekend, mak...

How To See Mercury In Morning Sky This Month

Posted 04.05.2012 | Science

By: Geoff Gaherty Published: 04/04/2012 04:06 PM EDT on This month the evening skies are ablaze with planets: Venus, Mars, and Saturn ...

Ian Cheney's The City Dark: Why We Need the Night to Survive

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

As a New Yorker, I know I haven't seen more than a handful of stars on any given night and the sad thing is, I didn't remember what I was missing until I watched The City Dark.

Naked Eye Astronomy -- 5 Tips For Seeing The Stars

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To mark the 400th anniversary of Galileo Galilei's first recorded discoveries in the sky through a telescope, 2009 has been declared the International...