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Photo Of The Day By Teri Franzen

Photo By Teri Franzen Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Black Skimmer Sunset” by Teri Franzen. Location: Nickerson Beach in Long Beach, NY. See more of Teri Franzen’s photography at terifranzenphotography.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are …

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Ask Ethan: Why Did Light Arrive 1.7 Seconds After Gravitational Waves In The Neutron Star Merger? (Synopsis)

“Delay is the deadliest form of denial.” -C. Northcote Parkinson Every massless particle and wave travels at the speed of light when it moves through a vacuum. Over a distance of 130 million light years, the gamma rays and gravitational waves emitted by merging neutron stars arrived offset by a …

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The Feline Duo of Cole and Marmalade Search Everywhere for Ghosts Lurking About the House

With Halloween just a few days away, the adorable feline duo of Cole and Marmalade searched all over the house for the spooky spirits lurking about, causing their beloved human Chris to wonder whether or not cats can actually see ghosts. Are you a believer in the supurrnatural? … Things …

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Making Fun of Cheap Unwanted Halloween Costumes Found in the Clearance Rack

YouTuber Jenny Nicholson who likes to act out unlikely scenes, tried on a number of cheap Halloween costumes that are often found on the clearance rack, making fun of the various items. Amongst this funny fashion show was a boy’s Scorpion King costume, a sexy “One Eyed, One Horned Flying …

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One Legged Athlete Josh Sundquist Turns Himself Into a Tail-Bouncing Tigger for Halloween 2017

Josh Sundquist, a Paralympian, motivational speaker and author who lost one of his legs to cancer when he was young, is known for his fabulous Halloween costumes that specifically address his missing limb. In the past, Sundquist has dressed up as an IHOP Restaurant sign, a foosball player, a one-legged …

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Photo Of The Day By Gerry Groeber

Photo By Gerry Groeber Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Power” by Gerry Groeber. Location: California. See more of Gerry Groeber’s photography at www.gerrygroeber.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To …

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Five Discoveries In Fundamental Physics That Came As Total Surprises

“On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition of cosmic rays?” –Victor Francis Hess It’s often said that advanced in physics aren’t met with “eureka!” but rather with “that’s funny,” but the truth is even stranger sometimes. Rather …

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Even while the world suffers, investing in science is non-negotiable (Synopsis)

“I am looking at the future with concern, but with good hope.” –Albert Schweitzer Every so often, the argument comes up that science is expendable. That we’re simply investing too much of our resources — too much public money — into an endeavor with no short-term benefits. Meanwhile, there’s suffering …

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Merging Neutron Stars Deliver Deathblow To Dark Matter And Dark Energy Alternatives (Synopsis)

“Dark matter is interesting. Basically, the Universe is heavier than it should be. There’s whole swathes of stuff we can’t account for.” -Talulah Riley One of the most puzzling facts about the Universe is that 95% of the energy in it, in the forms of dark matter and dark energy, …

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Dressing Up Science: Richard Feynman And The Costume Parties Of Al Hibbs (Synopsis)

“I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.” -Richard Feynman Scientists have long had a reputation for being uptight, serious, and even killjoy personalities. But 50+ years ago, Richard Feynman was forcing everyone who felt that way to challenge their …