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Hypnotic Northern Lights Time-Lapse Captured Over 2 Magical Nights in Alaska

DL Cade | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

The Northern Lights -- or Aurora Borealis, or Polar Spirits, or whatever you'd like to call it -- is far up my bucket list. Like really far up. So far up I often have dreams of standing in the middle of a frozen landscape, completely alone, looking up at this celestial display, awestruck.

This Is The Fastest Star Ever Seen In Our Galaxy

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.17.2015 | Science

Almost a decade after its discovery, astronomers have learned that a compact star dubbed US 708 is moving faster than any other star ever observed in...

What Sunset Would Look Like If The Sun Were Swapped With Other Stars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.05.2015 | Science

Ah, sunset. We've all enjoyed the sublime moment when the Earth spins on its axis and the sinking sun fills the sky with brilliant color. But what ...

11 Things You'd Never Guess About L.A.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Los Angeles is the "City of Angels," but it may as well be called the "City of Secrets." And we're not just talking about deals brokered in secret in Hollywood boardrooms--L.A. also has plenty of history and things to do that goes beyond Tinseltown.

Lonely Little Galaxy Discovered By International Team Of Astronomers

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Science

The Milky Way's neighborhood is a bit more crowded than we thought. Using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a Russian-American team of astro...

The 7 Best Spots on Earth for Stargazing

Shermans Travel | Posted 02.14.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Here are seven stargazing sites, all recognized by the International Dark Sky Association for their inky-black nights, that offer stellar views of the heavens above.

Merger Of Giant Stars May Bring Vast Explosion

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.11.2014 | Science

Twins can be close, and that goes for stars as well as people. In some cases, stars get so close that they merge--and new research by astronomers in S...

Strange Galaxy Has Astronomers Scratching Their Heads

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.04.2014 | Science

Spiral galaxies like our Milky Way (a barred spiral galaxy) are nothing special--in fact, they're the most common type of galaxy. But astronomers are ...

Why The 'Body-Positive' Lammily Doll Is Anything But

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Style
Nikki Gloudeman

I hate to criticize Lammily -- the new "normal" looking doll for little girls -- as challenging the all-mighty Barbie and her size negative-four standards is a commendable act. That said... I'm about to criticize Lammily.

The American InstaDream -- Fame Over Talent?

Mich Cardin | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment
Mich Cardin

Is it better to be void of all talent but be famous, than be full of talent and an unknown? In America, the answer is yes. Or at least that's what society teaches us.

Why It's Important To Keep Your Eyes On The Stars

Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living

With the partial solar eclipse just behind us (or as some refer to it, "the moon taking a bite out of the sun") why not -- while we're on this metapho...

How Bra Designers Boosted America's Astronauts (And Other Surprising Space Stories)

Posted 11.05.2014 | Science

It only took us 200,000 years. In the 200,000 years of homo sapiens, we poked around down here a bit and then marched off our blue-quilted rock to...

Jessica Goodman

Stars Just Wants To Make 'Stupid Profound Pop Music'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment

It was 6:00 p.m. on a Monday night and Stars got into a bit of a fight on stage. The band had just ended an intimate gig at Rockwood Music Hall on the...

David Freeman

Here's Why The Night Sky Is Dark Even Though Jillions Of Stars Are Shining Light Our Way

HuffingtonPost.com | David Freeman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Science

There are a lot of stars out there--an estimated 70 billion trillion. With so many stars beaming their light our way, it seems only logical that the ...

The Chicago International Film Festival Celebrates 50 Years

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.30.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The Chicago International Film Festival celebrates its 50th year this October 9 - 23. Recognized as the first international film festival in North American, the Chicago International Film Festival is a pioneer in focusing on international films.

Huge 'Hole' Discovered In Tiny Galaxy Brimming With Stars

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.19.2014 | Science

Talk about big things coming in little packages! Astronomers using data from the Hubble Space Telescope say they've discovered a ginormous black hole ...

Chasing Fire

Jeff Frost | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Jeff Frost

Way Fire, near Lake Isabella, Wafford Heights, CA Today I faced a choice. The plan was to watch my new film 'Circle of Abstract Ritual' on a 40ft s...

Missing the Paraguayan Sky

Kate Solomon | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Solomon

There has never been a more beautiful sky than when I was in the Peace Corps in Paraguay, South America. For two years, I lived in an extremely rural ...

Policy Paradox: Why Change.org Isn't Supporting a Cancer Petition Signed by 25 Stars and 6 Doctors

Paul Sanderson | Posted 11.07.2014 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

My petition in my wife Briggs's memory on Change.org, the Petition for Briggs for Cancer Immunotherapy for All, has been generously signed by 25 stars of film, media, and tennis.

Buttonwood Farm, Winery and Vineyard Hosts a Spectacular Star Gazing Event in Solvang, California

LuxEco Living | Posted 11.04.2014 | Los Angeles
LuxEco Living

What a treat! Last night guests at Buttonwood Farm, Winery and Vineyard got to see close up, planets, nebula, galaxies, stars and star clusters with the help of experts from the Natural History Museum.

Choose Which U.S. Open Player or Celebrity to Take the Volleying-Video Challenge

Paul Sanderson | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Paul Sanderson

To get the number of signatures on it to build to the point that we can begin truly changing the face of cancer, I want to start a volleying-video challenge here in this post while the U.S. Open is still in full swing.

We Are Star Dust

Mario Livio | Posted 10.19.2014 | Arts
Mario Livio

Even though we know much more about the stars now -- about how they are born, live and die -- our physical existence is so tethered to them, that I am convinced that the stars will continue to inspire magnificent poetry.

Recalling Bacall: My Interview

Lauren Daley | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

She was born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx in 1924 to two Jewish immigrants. She was immortalized as "Lauren Bacall" for her smoky voice, come-hither looks, flirtatious wit.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

These Jaw-Dropping Night Sky Photos Seem Too Beautiful To Be Real

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel

There's nothing like a night sky full of bright stars to remind you of the vastness of the universe -- and the breathtaking beauty of Mother Nature.

7 Tennis Greats Sign Petition in YouTube Tennis Video

Paul Sanderson | Posted 10.11.2014 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

We used to have a hit together at these handball courts in New York every Saturday or Sunday morning, even through winter. Neither of us ever thought we were going to lose the battle to save her.