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Scientists noticed an error in the new season of ‘Stranger Things’

Scientists noticed an error in the new season of ‘Stranger Things’

Season 3 of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” expresses a subtle appreciation of science and gives an even bigger nod to science fiction. But the curiosity voyage gets a little off track with its science, and we’re not talking about exploding rats or people consuming copious amounts of chemicals. As our young heroes try to save the…MORE

Hubble spies something mysterious around a supermassive black hole

Hubble spies something mysterious around a supermassive black hole

There’s something unusual happening at the center of the spiral galaxy NGC 3147, and the Hubble Space Telescope caught a good look. The galaxy, which is 130 million light-years away, contains a supermassive black hole at its heart, as expected. What wasn’t expected is the thin disc of material around the black hole. The black…MORE

A fish called Wakanda: New purple fish honors ‘Black Panther’

A fish called Wakanda: New purple fish honors ‘Black Panther’

Although the nation of Wakanda exists only in the Marvel Comics universe, where it is superhero Black Panther’s home, researchers believe they have found a version of it underwater. And here, 260 feet below the surface in secretive reefs, the warriors accented with vibrant purple are fish. Previously unknown, the fish species lives in dark…MORE

The world’s population is nearing 8 billion. That’s not great news

The world’s population is nearing 8 billion. That’s not great news

It took thousands of years for the global population to hit 5 billion, which happened in 1987. Some 32 years later, we’re closing in on 8 billion. This explosive growth concerns leaders at the United Nations, who created World Population Day in 1989 to raise awareness about the problems caused by overpopulation. The holiday is…MORE

NASA’s plan to keep the Voyager spacecraft awake and flying

NASA’s plan to keep the Voyager spacecraft awake and flying

NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2 are the longest-flying spacecraft in history; 42 years after they launched, both are still going strong and sending back data as they explore interstellar space. It’s the farthest we’ve ever pushed into space. And the spacecraft were initially designed to last only five years. But this record-setting feat wouldn’t be…MORE

210,000-year-old human skull in Greece is the oldest found outside Africa

210,000-year-old human skull in Greece is the oldest found outside Africa

Two skulls found in a Grecian cave paint a surprising portrait of who lived there hundreds of thousands of years ago. One fragmentary skull has been dated to 210,000 years ago, and researchers believe that it is the earliest evidence of modern humans living in Eurasia, according to a new study. The other, more complete…MORE

Goats can distinguish emotions in each other’s bleats, study finds

Goats can distinguish emotions in each other’s bleats, study finds

Barnyard animals are more empathetic than you might have thought, a new study has found. Goats are able to distinguish between positive and negative emotions in another goat’s calls and react to their fellows’ feelings, according to a paper published in the journal Frontiers in Zoology by researchers from Queen Mary University of London, ETH…MORE

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Chuck Wicks and Kasi Williams Get Married [Watch Exclusive Video of the Newlyweds]

Chuck Wicks and Kasi Williams Get Married [Watch Exclusive Video of the Newlyweds]

Chuck Wicks and Kasi Williams—who is the younger sister of Jason Aldean—got married in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on July 12. The couple tied the knot in front of 103 guests—including Jason Aldean, former MLB player Ryan Klesko and former UFC fighter Dan Henderson—during an evening ceremony at the Cabo Azul Resort, NCD confirms exclusively.…

Listen: Thomas Rhett, “Remember You Young”

Listen: Thomas Rhett, “Remember You Young”

I fell in love with this song from the first listen! TRhett says, “‘Remember You Young’ is basically about my best friends from high school, my wife, my kids…Always just kind of viewing the most special people in your life in their youth. So, whether you’re 25 or whether you’re 75, I think you can all…

Kenny Chesney Releases Savory New Single, “Tip of My Tongue” [Listen]

Kenny Chesney Releases Savory New Single, “Tip of My Tongue” [Listen]

Almost a year after releasing his previous single, Kenny Chesney returned to country radio on July 12 with a new single, “Tip of My Tongue.” Co-penned by Kenny, Ross Copperman and Ed Sheeran, “Tip of My Tongue” is the first taste of Kenny’s upcoming 18th studio album, which will be released via Blue Chair/Warner Music…