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Castor and Pollux

These two stars are a case of the myths fitting the reality, since Pollux is the brighter (17th brightest) while Castor languishes at 23rd. Since many versions of the Classical story of the Heavenly Twins made Castor the mortal one, it seems fitting that his star is slightly dimmer. 734 more words

Mythology

Dashcam Catches Giant Meteor Exploding In The Sky (Video)

A couple of nights ago in New Zealand a man captured this awesome footage on his dashcam! This got me to thinking..maybe I need to install a dashcam on my car because you never know when something like this is going to happen! 51 more words

Features

Is There Such a Thing as a Random Meteor? (I love the stuff)

By: Bob King | February 11, 2015

Meteor showers like the Perseids get all the press. But have you ever wondered where all the random meteors come from? 1,206 more words

Astronomy

Tonight's Special-08/02/2015

For those of you in the Southern Hemisphere, today marks the peak of the annual Alpha Centaurid meteor shower. The shower’s radiant — the point from which the meteors appear to originate — lies among the background stars of Centaurus (although, oddly enough, closer to 1st-magnitude Beta [β] Centauri than to its brighter neighbor, Alpha [α] Centauri). 58 more words

Sky Observation

Lee Seung Gi VS Yu Hao Ming: Long lost brothers?

Wow, I was looking at pictures of Chinese celebrities’ childhood pictures, and one picture caught my eye: it was of singer and actor Yu Hao Ming. 324 more words

Brother

Share your dreams! The Salt Block House.

The Salt Block House 

We drove onto the lawn, no lawn, the dirt, in front of the house, and parked next to the other cars. We just sat in the car for a few minutes, watched the guests, and studied the really strange property surrounding us. 1,212 more words

Mystery