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These shining cosmic objects aren't stars. Take a closer look

These shining cosmic objects aren't stars. Take a closer look The Hubble Space Telescope has given us many incredible views of the universe.From stars and nebulas shining hundreds of light-years away, to views of closer cosmic objects like Mars and Jupiter, the Hubble provides frequent reminders of just how small we are.

Activists target ads at lawmakers who voted to sell your data for targeted ads

Activists target ads at lawmakers who voted to sell your data for targeted ads Members of Congress who voted to sell your web history for advertising are now seeing some personalized ads of their own.Online privacy activists have placed attack billboards in the districts of several lawmakers who pushed through a bill letting internet providers pawn off their customers' browsing data.

Qualcomm may be considering nuclear option in battle with Apple

Qualcomm may be considering nuclear option in battle with Apple At the root of the dispute between Apple and Qualcomm are cellular communication technology patents that Apple and others license from Qualcomm for a hefty fee.The subject came up a couple of days ago during Apple's Q2 earnings call.

Carrie Fisher's daughter posts a touching tribute on Star Wars Day

Carrie Fisher's daughter posts a touching tribute on Star Wars Day Since her death last December, the films' fearless princess Carrie Fisher has been missed and honored by fans across the globe.To celebrate her mother's beloved character and pay tribute to everyone's favorite galactic warrior on this special day, Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd shared a heartbreaking photo on Instagram of herself in the arms of her late mother, accompanied by Chewbacca behind them.

Brave Americans to Congress: 'I am a pre-existing condition'

Brave Americans to Congress: 'I am a pre-existing condition' So do millions of other Americans—and they're sharing them online in a heartbreaking act of protest.So, brave people shared their stories on social media to remind Republicans what pre-existing conditions look like.

Here's a photo of Republicans celebrating the healthcare bill. Guess what they have in common.

Here's a photo of Republicans celebrating the healthcare bill. Guess what they have in common. If you are a woman, a person of color, LGBTQ, a person with disabilities, elderly, or maybe even a person who struggles with anxiety/depression: House Republicans have failed you today.We'll let this picture from a press conference held after the passing of the bill do the talking.

Listen to the first new LCD Soundsystem music since they reunited

Listen to the first new LCD Soundsystem music since they reunited At long last, this is happening.LCD Soundsystem announced on Facebook that they're releasing new music nearly a year and a half after sharing their plans to bring the band back from the dead.

Carly Rae Jepsen memes come from the internet, and yet they are so pure

Carly Rae Jepsen memes come from the internet, and yet they are so pure Billboard just gave "Call Me Maybe" the distinction of "chorus of the century.Once the song was firmly planted in our heads, it was hard not to see Carly Rae everywhere we looked.

This 'destroyed' pair of sneakers will run you $1,425

This 'destroyed' pair of sneakers will run you $1,425 As though the fashion industry hasn't put us through enough in 2017, Maison Margiela is selling "destroyed" sneakers for $1,425.The sneakers — for sale at Neiman Marcus — take the distressed look to its furthest possible point, with torn pieces of leather that appear stapled to the body of the shoe.

Caffeinated bagels now exist, you fiends

Caffeinated bagels now exist, you fiends Rejoice bagel lovers with an addiction to caffeine, there is now a bagel that can deliver you both of your fixes.According to its site, "Every bite of our Espresso Buzz Bagel gives you a tasty dose of bold flavor, caffeine, and one-of-a-kind benefits.

This high school student is changing the world, one tree at a time

This high school student is changing the world, one tree at a time Most high school students will tell you that kids their age probably don’t have the best track record when it comes to community service; in fact, getting them to come out of their room is a huge struggle in itself.So, you’ve got to hand it to the group of Sonoma County high schoolers who were recently honored for their commitment to community service at the 29th annual Community Youth Service Awards.

How to master Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram Stories

How to master Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram Stories From sharing Starbucks cups and late night, drunken Domino's orders to posting workout tutorials and flawless selfies, with this guide the ~months old~ question of "Snapchat, Instagram, or Facebook Stories?Of the three Stories, Facebook's is the most formal, considering it will likely reach the largest audience — your thousands of Facebook friends.

Obama’s White House photographer at it again, but this time with a bittersweet #TBT

Obama’s White House photographer at it again, but this time with a bittersweet #TBT Whenever President Donald Trump or Republican members of Congress do something that leads to stunned and outraged headlines, the photographer of former President Barack Obama seems to have a countering image at the ready.He was again prepared on Thursday, as Republican members of the House of Representatives prepared to pass a bill that would eradicate the Affordable Care Act in favor of a plan that would likely wipe out insurance coverage for millions.

Delta threatens parents with jail for trying to use a seat they bought

Delta threatens parents with jail for trying to use a seat they bought They bought three tickets, likely thinking the youngsters would sit on the laps of the other three during the flight.The Schears bought the seat, though, and figured it wouldn't be a problem to set up a safety seat for one of their infants.

Ryan Gosling's high-collared coat is all anyone took away from the new 'Blade Runner' posters

Ryan Gosling's high-collared coat is all anyone took away from the new 'Blade Runner' posters Today we were treated to new Blade Runner 2049 posters, each featuring one of the movie's main stars: Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.Yep, we definitely see the blue steel now.

Justin Trudeau secretly celebrated Star Wars Day while meeting the Irish Prime Minister

Justin Trudeau secretly celebrated Star Wars Day while meeting the Irish Prime Minister Everyone broke out their best Star Wars gear in celebration of May the Fourth (aka Star Wars Day) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was no exception.To celebrate the day, Trudeau rocked some super geeky Star Wars socks while meeting with Ireland's Prime Minister, Enda Kenny.

Sorry guys, your favorite cargo shorts could be ruining your love life.

Sorry guys, your favorite cargo shorts could be ruining your love life. The biggest points of contention between the two groups were cargo shorts and PBR.You wouldn't think either would be that controversial, but life is full of surprises.

Congressman fresh out of surgery is all smiles as he votes to take away your health care

Congressman fresh out of surgery is all smiles as he votes to take away your health care Republican Rep.Jason Chaffetz from Utah was supposed to be at home resting from foot surgery related to a 12-year-old injury — instead he scooted into the Capitol with a big smile on his face as he voted to kill Obamacare.

Marvel's 'The Defenders' brings the whole gang together in a bunch of new images

Marvel's 'The Defenders' brings the whole gang together in a bunch of new images That Defenders trailer was just the start of it.While the more exciting ones bring together combinations we haven't seen before.

Aide with all the Bud Light on Capitol Hill insists it’s not to celebrate taking away your health care

Aide with all the Bud Light on Capitol Hill insists it’s not to celebrate taking away your health care An aide pushing a cart full of beer into the Capitol Thursday basically pinky-swore that the beverages had not been ordered to celebrate the House passing a bill designed to kill Obamacare.Vice reporter Alexandra Jaffe was one of several Capitol Hill reporters to spot the beer being rolled in under a sheet by an unnamed aide before the vote had taken place.