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Neil deGrasse Tyson Gives the Cosmos a New Look

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Seth Macfarlane have revamped the 1980 documentary series, The Cosmos: a Personal Voyage, which is due to come out next spring. The reboot will be titled The Cosmo’s: A Space-Time Odyssey and will run for 13 episodes on Fox and National Geographic.  The original 13 episode series by Carl Sagen used special effects, 3d models and


Breakfast Saves Lives!

It’s a known fact that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, but what are the health benefits? Breakfast has helped aid weight loss and improving focus, and now studies have shown that it has decreased people’s chances of dying from a heart attack or coronary heart disease. A study also


Billboards that Pull Water Out of Thin Air

Potable water is brought to the most arid areas in Peru with the help of a new type of billboard. You heard me … billboards are collecting and purifying drinking water. The water-producing billboard is currently located in the desert portion of Peru’s capital, Lima. As the video states, Lima only receives about .51 inches


NASA: A Penny For Your Thoughts

With the not-so-pending-(or-is-it?)-end-of-the-world coming up on Friday, along with the triumph that is the Mars Curiosity Rover, it’s not too far-fetched to say that the final frontier has regained a small spot in the public eye. John Zeller would agree, and is the reason why he started the Penny4NASA campaign.  The mission is to get the US Government to