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'Failed Star' Study Sheds Light On Earth's Future

| Posted 06.15.2012 | Science

By Govert Schilling ANCHORAGE, ALASKA—Brown dwarfs are a sorry lot. If it wasn't bad enough that these Jupiter-sized "failed stars" are born too...

Star's Scorching Heat Turning Planet Into Dust, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.20.2012 | Science

Space scientists have found a little exoplanet with some big eccentricities. The planet, detected about 1,500 light years from Earth, orbits its s...

Vast 'Demolition Derby' In Space Surprises Scientists

Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 04/13/2012 07:07 AM EDT on A young star that is home to at least one alien planet is also ringed by a v...

Incredible Jewel-Like Galaxy Discovered By Astronomers

| Sid Perkins | Posted 03.23.2012 | Science

The vast majority of galaxies are either flattened, disklike spirals like our own Milky Way, ellipsoidal rugby ball-shaped blobs, or irregular clumps ...

Rare Exploding Star Presents Cosmic Mystery

Posted 02.16.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 02/15/2012 01:07 PM EST on An explosion in space first seen in the 19th century was apparently colder ...

Scientists Discover BIGGEST Black Holes Ever Known To Exist

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 02.04.2012 | Green

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist – each one 10 billion times the size of our sun. A te...

Stars of a Golden Age

George Heymont | Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

In many ways, The Artist resembles A Star Is Born. One film star's career begins to crash and burn while another's takes wing against a background of tremendous churn in the film industry.

The Search for Gaddafi's Assets: How Libya and the Arab Spring Have Renewed the Global Fight Against Corruption

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 09.08.2011 | World
Mark V. Vlasic

In many ways, what happens next in Libya's asset recovery efforts may be monitored, critiqued and studied by governments, scholars, activists, and dictators alike.

Financial Infidelity and the Governator

Natalie Pace | Posted 07.27.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

How much money did Arnold Schwarzenegger spend to keep his secret?

Ai Fiori's Two Stars From Adam Platt: An Ozersky Rant

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

I'm never going to criticize Platty again, but I can never bring myself to believe that a restaurant of Ai Fiori's caliber can only get two stars, much less three or four.

Astoria Characters: The Celebrity Pastry Chef

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

He's been on his feet constantly, 24/7 more than less, since June 10. That's when pastry chef George McKirdy opened Astor Bake Shop, Astoria's sweet-treat hot spot.

Showered With Stars

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

When our annual revolution takes us through zones heavily littered with disintegrated comet trash, we see the spectacular sky shows called meter showers.

BP To Plug Mel Gibson Next

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Abe Gurko

My suggestion to BP executives would be, in order to combat the unending bad publicity caused by the spill, to use the same plugging device they used on the spill on Mel Gibson.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Look Who's Missing From Washington

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

It's not only Ahmadinejad who will be missed at the summit on nuclear security; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled his visit to the US.

Why Is Leona Lewis Turning Herself White?

Andy Pemberton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Pemberton

New photos of a trim Leona Lewis appear to make the star look... white. Is Leona more self-conscious than she cares to admit?

Phone Could Diagnose Cough Into your mobile phone for instant diagnosis

Telegraph | Tom Chivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Software being developed by American and Australian scientists will hopefully allow patients simply to cough into their phone, and it will tell them w...

Suicidal Planet Seems On Death Spiral Into Star

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Astronomers have found what appears to be a gigantic suicidal planet. The odd, fiery planet is so close to its star and so large t...

Kate Major, Jon Gosselin's Star Magazine Reporter Ladyfriend, Loses Job

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LADY-killer Jon Gosselin has cost Star magazine reporter Kate Major her job. The blonde, 26, was forced to resign yesterday after getting too cozy wit...

Jon & Kate Gosselin's Marriage Crisis Dominates the Celebrity Weeklies: Will Readers Buy It?

Mark Pasetsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Pasetsky

People, Us Weekly and Star each have their own take on what's happening inside this reality TV couple's marriage.

Up Where The People Are

Jill Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill Robinson

Up Where The People Are You probably don't have much character if all you really want is to be famous so you can have your picture in, "Up Where the ...

New Discovery: More of the Worlds!

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Last week, astronomers uncovered new planets in the celestial lounge: we'll wonder how quickly they'll take our jobs, then we'll build a border fence around the planet. That's just the kind of worldly neighbors we are.