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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Lunar Eclipse over Cologne Cathedral

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Lunar Eclipse over Cologne Cathedral Why would a bright full Moon suddenly become dark? Because it entered the shadow of the Earth . That's what happened Sunday night as the Moon underwent a total lunar eclipse . Dubbed by some as a Super (because the Moon was angularly larger than usual, at least slightly) Blood (because the scattering of sunlight through the Earth's atmosphere makes an eclipsed Moon appeared unusually red) Wolf (because January full moons are sometimes called Wolf Moons from the legend that wolves like to howl at the moon) Moon Eclipse, the shadowy spectacle was visible from the half of the Earth then facing the Moon , and was captured in numerous spectacular photographs . Featured, a notable image sequence was captured over the Cologne Cathedral , a UNESCO World Heritage Site , in Cologne , Germany . The lunar eclipse sequence was composed from 68

Here's why you can't tickle yourself

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Science Your brain knows the difference. A new study from researchers at Sweden’s Link√∂ping University reveals that there’s more going on than suspense. via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2U19NGq"

Daily Deal - GOD EATER 2 Rage Burst, 75% Off

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14 things you should never flush down the toilet

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Environment Remember the four Ps. Fatbergs have forced raw sewage to bubble up in New Jersey basements and contaminated waterways in Baltimore. Want to help avoid the problem? Here are 14 things you… via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2Hq5MtE"

Is body paint a good insect repellent? The answer lies in this field of sticky mannequins.

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Health Don't put the DEET down quite yet. Many indigenous communities in Africa, Australia, and Papua New Guinea paint their bodies for culturally-significant reasons. Those locales also have notorious… via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2T6wY23"

#VanLife isn't as hard as you think. You don't even need a van.

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DIY Hit the road with these smart vagabond tips. You don’t need a fully-outfitted recreational vehicle to take part in #VanLife. Here's how to travel, sleep, and eat in your car—without going crazy. via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2S1MHSS"

Planet Nine might not actually be a planet

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Space It could be something even cooler. How can something so gargantuan just remain hidden from our eyes for so long? via Popular Science "http://bit.ly/2CwCNid"