Highest-Energy Cosmic Radiation Comes From a Mysterious Source Beyond Our Galaxy

Not to scare you, but you’re getting hit with radiation constantly. First, there’s just regular old light (yep, that’s a kind of radiation). Then there are low levels of higher energy radiation like the kind in nuclear reactors, including particles coming out of the soil and off of bananas. But the highest-energy radiation is the weirdest stuff. It’s literally out of this galaxy.

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Starstruck By The Ulysse Nardin Executive Moonstruck Worldtimer

It sounds like a cute wordplay: starstruck by the moonstruck, and while it of course is, it also has a lot of truth in it. The Ulysse Nardin Executive Moonstruck Worldtimer is one of those watches to leave any watch enthusiast in awe, especially when they are into astronomical complications.

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Waters Exposed By Massive Antarctic Iceberg Now a Protected Area

Two months ago, an iceberg half the size of Jamaica tore itself loose from Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf. As it slowly drifts north, this massive berg is exposing an area that’s been covered in ice for the past 120,000 years. An international agreement has now been put in place to protect this emerging area and keep it in pristine condition.

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Sloane Stephens cruised past No.15 seed Madison Keys in an all-American final to win the first Grand Slam title of her career

The Summer of Sloane has a Slam.

In a tour de force performance, Sloane Stephens overwhelmed fellow American and No.15 seed Madison Keys, 6-3, 6-0, to win her first Grand Slam title at the 2017 US Open, on Saturday afternoon in Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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BMW Just Unveiled Their Ultra-Luxe X7 SUV Concept

As anyone remembering the uproar that surrounded the pre-release photos of the Jeep Cherokee can attest, it isn’t fair to judge a new car’s styling from photographs. But BMW’s new Concept X7 iPerformance preview of the Spinning Propeller brand’s upcoming X7 full-size SUV has encountered decidedly mixed reviews in social media for its brutalist fashion sense.

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How the Deadliest Frogs on Earth Avoid Poisoning Themselves 

Poison dart frogs have an ominous and well-deserved reputation as a lot of death stuffed into a teeny, neon package, and none is more dangerous than Colombia’s golden poison frog (Phyllobates terribilis). With skin slaked with enough of the potently neurotoxic batrachotoxin (BTX) to kill a staggering 20,000 mice, the golden poison frog somehow doesn’t poison itself. A team of scientists have now pinpointed how the frogs survive their lethal secretions: a single genetic mutation that results in full immunity to BTX.

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