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Scientists Unconvinced By 'Evidence For Alien Life'

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.20.2013 | Science

Have scientists found alien life in our atmosphere? Researchers from the University of Sheffield in England think so. They reported that tiny orga...

Celebrity Collector: Frankie Moreno

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.11.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Everything about Las Vegas these days is over the top. From the hotels we stay in, the buffets they offer, to the shopping options and even the shows.

WATCH: Edge-of-Space Teddy Endures Very Bumpy Descent

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.06.2013 | Science

The average teddy bear has a hard time escaping the clutches of the child who owns it. But with a little help from a helium balloon and some science-m...

'Discoverers on an Old Sphere'

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 03.29.2013 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

One of the hardest parts of preparing an article, and I think most writers will agree with me here, is getting the beginning just right. What's the right "point of entry" to the subject being discussed? What aspect of it should you address first?

Long, Lonely, Liminal

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 02.06.2013 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

I don't know where I first saw the photographs. I don't remember if it was in a book, or a magazine, or maybe even online. I'm pretty sure I saw the s...

Editing Roller Coasters Into NYC

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.26.2012 | Home

It's not that unreasonable to imagine New York's renowned landmarks peppered with roller coasters. Times are tough, you know? Maybe the Empire State B...

WATCH: 8-Year-Old's Amazing Guitar Videos

Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents

For some YouTube stars, fame's breathless 15 minutes are over in a flash. (For others, the fairy tale never ends.) But Zoe Thomson has staying powe...

Controversial Climate Technique Could Turn Blue Sky White, Scientists Say

| Lauren Morello | Posted 06.10.2013 | Science

The white haze that hangs over many major cities could become a familiar sight everywhere if the world decides to try geoengineering to create a cool...

Record-Seeking Skydiver Survives Amazing Practice Jump

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

-- "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner has jumped 2,500 times from planes and helicopters, as well as some of the highest landmarks and skyscrapers on the p...

The Strip Diary, Day Ten: I Don't Understand Why the Whole World Doesn't Live in Hotels

Paul Carr | Posted 06.13.2011 | Travel
Paul Carr

The biggest draw of hotels is the people you meet in them. In the past three years, by virtue of having no fixed abode and very little shame, I've just about seen and done it all.