NASA scientists confirm first Earth-sized habitable planet Kepler-186f

Play NASA’s Kepler Telescope Discovers First Earth-Size Planet NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech Scientists are a step closer to finding a world similar to Earth .The W. M. Keck Observatory and the Gemini Observatory have confirmed the existence of the first Earth-sized exoplanet, Kepler-186f. Danielle Futselaar View all 5 photos NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech Kepler-186f is an Earth-sized …

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Smartphone iPhone and Blackberry applications help recall your dreams

Dream Recall and Smartphones Since 87% of Smartphone users bring their phones to bed with them and 84% check their phones as soon as they wake up according to a Sheraton Hotels survey, choosing Smartphone applications for your iPhone or Blackberry that wake you up gradually, might facilitate better dream recall. Reuters recently published a …

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Halloween history: The myth of the Jack-o-lantern and spooky lights

Jack-o’-lantern from the early 20th century How did the custom of carving pumpkins with frightening faces become a part of our Halloween festivities? For centuries, stories of the mysterious Jack-o’-lantern are recorded in folkloric anecdotes from dozens of cultures around the world: Stories of mysterious lights that drift about at night and scare travelers until …

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