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Friday Talking Points -- Prelude To Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Paul Ryan is attempting to address poverty, once again. What he's really doing is trolling the media to write "compassionate conservative" columns about him (which, so far, doesn't seem to be working very well), to bolster his chances to get the Republican presidential nomination.

It Shoulda Been a Giant Step for Womankind Too

Martha Burk | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

So while we're reminiscing about the glory days of the U.S. space program, remember the women who were left behind -- that giant step should have been for womankind too.

Moon Landing Anniversary Reminds Us That NASA and Space Exploration Are Worth the Cost

Wallace Fowler | Posted 07.21.2014 | Science
Wallace Fowler

Some argue that spending money on space is not a good investment, or that it is a luxury that we cannot afford. I believe that space exploration is a very sound investment.

NASA Didn't Want To Broadcast Buzz Aldrin's Lunar Communion

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.21.2014 | Religion

45 years ago, man landed on the moon. As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin prepared to take "one small step for man," Aldrin wanted to commemorate th...

(R)evolution in Berlin: The David Bowie Epic Exclusively at Martin-Gropius-Bau

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Berlin was rumbling in early 2013 when David Bowie was appearing all over the city in the form of posters for his surprise album The Next Day, his first in a decade.

The Artist and the Astronaut by Bruce Helander

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Chicago artist Marla Friedman's recent portrait sculpture of the legendary Apollo 13 astronaut Captain James A. Lovell, Jr. follows the historic and t...

Mad Men To the Moon: Classic Series Returned To Form in 2014

William Bradley | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Why is an episode about victory named after one of the most famous defeats in world history? Is it because the crushing blow to Napoleon proved to be a smashing victory for the British Empire and its allies?

Moon Camera Fetches Huge Sum At Auction Overseas

AP | Posted 05.24.2014 | Science

VIENNA (AP) — It was put on auction as a camera that made it to the moon and back. And it had its price — nearly $760,000. The Hasselblad 500 sol...

Amazing Point-Of-View Video Shows New Lunar Probe Nail Landing

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2013 | Science

A breathtaking new video shows the vertiginous descent of China's new Chang'e-3 lunar probe -- and showcases the rise of that nation's increasingly am...

China Can Clean Its Air

Steven Cohen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

National sovereignty shows no signs of fading away, but a form of global citizenship seems to be growing alongside it. This global citizenship makes us want to help China solve its air pollution problems.

Chinese Land On Moon

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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New Lunar Rover Gets Rolling

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 12.16.2013 | Science

BEIJING (AP) — China's first moon rover has touched the lunar surface and left deep traces on its loose soil, state media reported Sunday, several h...

Probe Makes First Moon Landing In 37 Years

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 02.13.2014 | Science

BEIJING (AP) — State media say China has safely carried out the world's first soft landing of a space probe on the moon in nearly four decades. Sta...

Why It's So Important To Re-Connect With Old Friends

Diana M. Raab | Posted 02.09.2014 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

For me the holidays are bittersweet. The incidence of death increases around the holiday season, and although that may seem like an anecdotal myth, statistics have shown this. It was true in my years working as a nurse, and also in my own personal experience.

Moon Goddess and Jade Rabbit: How Science and Spirituality Commingle

Andrew Lam | Posted 02.05.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

She neither lives nor dies and has no name; she has been internalized. She's the moment of wonder itself. In her presence the child still gazes, wide-eyed. Beyond her, there dances a marvelous night sky full of stars.

Conspiracy Theorist Proves John F. Kennedy Never Existed

Spencer Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The Kennedy Family itself was invented in the 1840s by The Finger, a consortium that included oil speculators, the Illuminati, the Catholic Church, Freemasons, Whigs, and extraterrestrials from the Phoenix Dwarf and Triangulum Galaxies.

South Korea Unveils Space Landing Plans

natureheader | Soo Bin Park | Posted 11.14.2013 | Science

South Korea has unveiled designs for its planned Moon lander, a key part of President Park Geun-hye’s pledge to revitalize the country’s aerospace...

Making Milestones to the Moon

XPRIZE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Alexandra Hall Alexandra Hall, Senior Director, Google Lunar XPRIZE The last decade has seen XPRIZE build upon the success of its first competiti...

Buzz Aldrin Skeptical Of Mars One's Ability To Send Humans To Red Planet

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.29.2013 | Science

Pioneering astronaut Buzz Aldrin wants to see humans on Mars by 2035, but he doesn't think the nonprofit organization Mars One will be the first to ac...

WATCH: Remembering The First Man On The Moon

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

On Aug. 25, 2012, Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on the moon, died at the age of 82. To mark the first anniversary of Armstrong's dea...

Could THIS Be The Next National Park?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.11.2013 | Science

If you plan to visit all the national parks on your next road trip, you just might be out of luck, unless you have access to a space shuttle. Two lawm...

How A Team Of Women Played A Crucial Part In The Moon Landing

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women

Though the first humans on the moon were men, the mission wouldn't have been a success without a certain team of women. The women who created the ...

Re-Igniting America's Solar Impulse

Tom Weis | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are making history by flying across America in a 100 percent solar-powered plane that collects enough energy during the day to fly through the night on battery power alone.

NASA Chief Ends Speculation About Manned Moon Missions

Posted 04.09.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/08/2013 03:18 PM EDT on SPACE.com NASA chief Charles Bolden says the space agency won't be sending astronauts to l...

Teeny-Tiny Moon Walker Goes On Display

Posted 02.26.2013 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 02/26/2013 06:47 AM EST on SPACE.com The first steps by Apollo 11 astronauts on moon in 1969 may have marked a giant ...