The North Star might be shrinking before our eyes

Sailors have navigated by the light of Polaris for centuries, but all is not well with the North Star. There's something wrong with its light, and the best explanation might be that it's losing the equivalent of Earth's mass every year. » 1/29/12 3:30pm 1/29/12 3:30pm

Awesome X-Men fashion goes beyond spandex and ruby-red visors

Mutant haute couture tends to begin and end with leather jackets, pouches, not-battlefield-worthy corsets, and blue-and-yellow school uniforms that leave nothing to the imagination. » 11/06/11 11:55am 11/06/11 11:55am

Mystique. Emma Frost. Phoenix. Kitty Pryde. Lilandra. Karma. Callisto. Polaris. Spiral. Dazzler. Rogue. Storm. Jubilee. Psylocke.

The stars trace an impossible circle in the night sky

This photo isn't real, and not just because it's been squished. The circles up there are star trails completing a full orbit through the sky. That's never been photographed before...and you'll need to head to the Poles to do it. » 7/20/11 11:40am 7/20/11 11:40am