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Wear Sunscreen If You Don't Want To End Up Looking Scary

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living

If you find yourself at the beach opting for a tan over sunscreen, you might want to reconsider your priorities. Writer and portrait artist Thomas...

REVEALED: How Our Solar System Was Born

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 08.09.2014 | Science

Astronomers have traced the growth of Earth's solar system back to its cosmic womb, before the sun and planets were born. The solar system coalesced...

Hands Off My Spray Sunscreen!

Amy Ziff | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Amy Ziff

I would remind consumers that just because a product is sold in a well-known store it doesn't mean the product has been vetted by an independent third party for safety.

The Secret To Taming Wavy, Rebellious Hair

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 08.06.2014 | Style

If you were blessed with semi-awkward "curlyish" hair, styling your locks can be the most frustrating part of your morning routine. Some strands are r...

This Is How To Save Your Hair From The Effects Of Summer

The Huffington Post | Lauren Mikler | Posted 07.31.2014 | Style

Come Labor Day, your hair will probably be in need of some TLC. Yes, weeks of sun, waves and chlorine can leave your locks looking less lively than wh...

LOOK: The Sun Has Gone Eerily Quiet... Or Has It?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.23.2014 | Science

Our sun erupted with activity, sported several sunspots and unleashed massive solar flares just last month in what scientists dubbed a "solar mini max...

LOOK: Earth Isn't The Only Place With Torrential Rain

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Science

Earth's nearest star has bad weather, too. The sun's squalls, however, involve more than just a little rain and lightning. Huge droplets of hot plas...

Little Things: Boy and Ball at Brighton Beach

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
A.J. Condeelis

I extend my arm and he drops a pile of sticks, sand, broken shells, seaweed, and what looks like straw into my open hand. Admiring the offering, I smile and close my hand gently around his gift and give him a wink as I walk towards the boardwalk.

Strange Waves Yield Big Surprise About Sun

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.30.2014 | Science

The sun's volatile atmosphere is even bigger than expected, a NASA spacecraft revealed through observations of gigantic waves. While the sun itself...

WATCH: Solar 'Mini-Max' Erupts

Space.com | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 06.23.2014 | Science

The sun is supposed to be at the height of its 11-year activity cycle, but for the most part things have been pretty quiet. That might be starting t...

How the Cosmos Teaches Humility to Social Media Show-offs.

Sourav Roy | Posted 08.13.2014 | Media
Sourav Roy

How effortlessly millions of worthless human 'points' have spawned that are nothing more than signboards of hollow egotistic display. So, where is that social element of social media, again? Or did I miss something?

Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 08.11.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

The zippy eight-minute jaunt from the Sun to Earth is the very last part of a much longer journey that started in the dense core of the Sun thousands of years ago!

5 Eco-conscious Sunscreens for Outdoor Adventures

Sierra | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Sierra

The sunscreens on our list are chemical-free, protect against both UVA (skin cancer-causing) and UVB (sunburn) rays and are all under $25.

WATCH: Massive 'Fuse' Sparks Solar Eruption

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 06.07.2014 | Science

A massive formation on the sun made of super-hot magnetic plasma erupted this week in an explosive solar storm captured on video by NASA spacecraft. ...

Summer Skin Health

Roshini Raj, M.D. | Posted 08.03.2014 | Style
Roshini Raj, M.D.

Although we all love this time of the year, the heat wave can cause a variety of skin issues. Here are simple tricks that can help you deal with the most common summer skin problems.

Powerful Solar Flare Reveals Its Secrets

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 05.21.2014 | Science

For the first time, a massive solar flare revealed the process that created it, confirming new theories about flares and the explosive ejections of s...

WATCH: Strange 'Hole' Spotted In Solar Atmosphere

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 05.12.2014 | Science

A NASA spacecraft has made a surprising find on the surface of the sun: a square-shaped "hole" in the star's outer atmosphere. The dark square on t...

WATCH: Vast Solar Flare Is One For The Record Books

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2014 | Science

This stupendous solar flare is one for the record books. The X-class flare erupted from the sun's surface on March 29, 2014, and NASA scientists sa...

How Often Do Solar Eclipses Occur Anyway?

Space.com | Joe Rao | Posted 04.27.2014 | Science

It's not likely that many people will witness the upcoming "ring of fire" annular solar eclipse on Tuesday (April 29), but if it were a total eclipse...

WATCH: Massive Flare Triggers Blackout

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 04.25.2014 | Science

The sun erupted with a massive solar flare late Thursday (April 24), triggering a temporary communications blackout on some parts of Earth. The pow...

NEXT WEEK: Sun Will Appear As 'Ring Of Fire' In Some Parts Of The World

Space.com | Geoff Gaherty | Posted 04.24.2014 | Science

The sun will look like a ring of fire above some remote parts of the world next Tuesday (April 29) during a solar eclipse, but most people around the...

Daily Meditation: Greet The Sun

Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

A California Winter Is Something Out Of A Dream

The Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 02.21.2014 | Travel

While most of the United States is suffering from the polar vortex, California is experiencing the polar opposite; one of the driest and warmest winte...

The Weekly Rune -- Sowilo

Kelley Harrell | Posted 04.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

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Sun Probe Will Be Covered In WHAT For Protection!?

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 02.21.2014 | Science

A European spacecraft set to launch toward the sun in 2017 will be protected by a paint once used in prehistoric cave art. The European Space Agency...