First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold

First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold
(CNN)For the first time, two neutron stars in a nearby galaxy have been observed engaging in a spiral death dance around one another until they collided. What resulted from that collision is being called an "unprecedented" discovery that is ushering in a new era of astronomy, scientists announced Monday. The collision created the first observed instance of a single source emitting ripples in space-time, known as gravitational waves, as well as light, which was released in the form of

The 20 best Apple TV apps for your living room

The 20 best Apple TV apps for your living room
Buying an Apple TV has been one of my best home purchase decisions. It gives you access to an impressive amount of TV shows, movies, and videos, whether or not you have a cable or satellite subscription. On top of that, it turns your TV into a full-featured entertainment center. It’s easy to use, too. Now, 4K TV owners can get content optimized for all those extra pixels, too, with the recently launched Apple TV 4K. Besides a handful

50 facts about Radio 1 & 2 as they turn 50

50 facts about Radio 1 & 2 as they turn 50
1. The first voice on Radio 1 was Tony Blackburn, right? Wrong. Shortly after 5:30am on 30 September, broadcaster Paul Hollingdale was at the helm, with his Breakfast Special show broadcast simultaneously on both stations. 2. The opening announcement was not what you'd call dynamic... Image caption The Radio 1 Roadshow in 1987, with pop stars Pepsi and Shirley alongside shorts enthusiasts "Ooh" Gary Davies and Mike Read 16. Between 1967 and 2004, John Peel brought more than 2,000

Britons tell of Las Vegas ‘mayhem’

Britons tell of Las Vegas ‘mayhem’
Prime Minister Theresa May called the attack "senseless and cowardly". Mr Thorne described his hotel as "like a ghost town" and that police would only tell them to "get back".He said he hoped that those he was missing could not answer their phones because they were among those being held in the basement of another hotel.Nathan Judah, a journalist from Wolverhampton, said the shooting had been a "scary and surreal" experience. "Hundreds of people were screaming. Everybody was on

U.K.s Gateway to Europe Braces for 17-Mile Brexit Backup

U.K.s Gateway to Europe Braces for 17-Mile Brexit Backup
Every day, as many as 10,000 trucks rumble through the Port of Dover, whose towering white cliffs face continental Europe across the narrowest stretch of the English Channel. Rigs loaded with French cheese, German car parts, and other European goods roll off ferries and onto British highways, while trucks hauling Scotch whisky and Welsh lamb bound for the Continent glide through passport checks in two minutes on average. Traffic through the facility amounts to almost a fifth of all the U.K.’s trade in goods,

How Adidas’s American Revival Turned Into Scandal

How Adidas’s American Revival Turned Into Scandal
It was in a Las Vegas hotel room where, prosecutors claim, the head of an elite youth basketball team from Florida and a coach from the University of Louisville planned their strategy to steer a young phenom to the Cardinals.They agreed it would take cash for the teenager and his family, payments they’d have to hide from the National Collegiate Athletic Association, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday. The youth coach said Adidas would help out, that the

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus pre-orders start right now

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus pre-orders start right now
Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 PlusImage: AppleThe moment has arrived: You can now pre-order Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.  If you haven't been paying attention, those are not very close relatives with the radically new, huge-screened iPhone X; instead, they have a lot more in common with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.  SEE ALSO: If you own an iPhone 7, you absolutely should not buy an iPhone 8 So, what's new? Well, besides the brand

5 Makeup Products You Can Wear To The Gym That’ll Withstand All Your Sweat

5 Makeup Products You Can Wear To The Gym That’ll Withstand All Your Sweat
Whether you're running straight from the office to SoulCycle and don't have time to wash your face, or you just enjoy how badass it feels lifting weights with makeup on, sweating with the wrong mascara on can honestly be a disaster. I don't know about you, but I sweat during a good workout, and I've come to learn that perspiration and foundation are friends. That's why finding good makeup you can wear to the gym is key when it comes to your

7 Gym Hacks You Can Do At Home So You Never Actually Have To Go To The Gym

7 Gym Hacks You Can Do At Home So You Never Actually Have To Go To The Gym
There's no denying the innumerable benefits of exercise to your mental and physical health. Sometimes, though, making time for the gym when you've got three projects to finish by Friday and a whole season of to catch up on isn't top priority. Even the nicest gyms can't quite offer the comforts of home, and no matter how many eucalyptus-scented towels there are, at some point, you realize you're spending too much time and too much money just to lift things up

8 Couples Halloween Costume Ideas That Perfectly Represent 2017

8 Couples Halloween Costume Ideas That Perfectly Represent 2017
Remember when the internet declared 2016 the year of the dumpster fire? LOLz. 2017 is the year of  fires: wild fires and hurricanes have decimated entire communities, tiki torch-wielding white supremacists were called “fine people” by our nefarious dotard, and a “fire and fury” threat triggered Kim Jung Un to re-up his nukes. (Excuse me while I pop a Xanax.) The not-even-really silver lining? From Don and Kim to Don and Ivanka, couple costume ideas 2017 are fit to be lit. (Pun semi-intended.) As I