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25 Galactic Images Captured By The Hubble Telescope To Celebrate It's 25th Anniversary

(0) Comments | Posted 24 April 2015 | (15:44)

NASA and the ESA are celebrating the Hubble telescope's 25th anniversary and have released this stunning new image showing a giant cluster of about 3,000 stars called Westerlund 2.

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“Hubble has completely transformed our view of the universe, revealing the true beauty...

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Dropkick Murphys Surprise Passengers With St Patrick's Day Gig In Middle Of Boston's Logan Airport

(2) Comments | Posted 17 March 2015 | (17:33)

Passengers were taken aback when they received an early St Paddy's Day surprise gig in the middle of Boston's Logan airport.

American Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys performed an impromptu concert at Gate E4, whilst waiting to board a flight to Dublin where they were due to kick off...

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NASA Astronaut Terry Virts Shows The Sheer Scale Of The ISS

(1) Comments | Posted 3 March 2015 | (13:18)

Just in case you didn’t realise how big the International Space Station (ISS) actually is, Astronaut Terry Virts has put this into perspective for you in one single tweet.

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#TheDress: Black And Blue Dress Or White And Gold Dress? These Stars Don't Care

(6) Comments | Posted 27 February 2015 | (12:06)

Is it a blue and black dress or a white and gold dress? The nation has been divided over THE DRESS!

This somewhat tedious debate has caused hashtags #TheDress and #dressgate to be top trends and send everyone on Twitter potty...

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These Red Pandas Playing In The Snow Will Make Your Day

(0) Comments | Posted 20 February 2015 | (15:30)

Just some adorable red pandas having about the best time ever playing in the snow, so simple, yet so cute.

Cincinnati Zookeepers posted a video on their facebook page of these little ones jumping for joy and thrashing about in the snow.

They look so happy!! Who can...

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Niagara Falls (Almost) Freezes Over As Temperatures Plummet

(1) Comments | Posted 20 February 2015 | (08:22)

The winter's deep freeze has transformed Niagara Falls into an icy spectacle, encasing the trees around it into crystal shells and drawing tourists who are braving below-zero temperatures.

The Niagara River keeps flowing below the ice cover, so the falls aren't completely frozen over. But the massive ice...

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11 Dramatic Images Of Lightning Over Johannesburg, South Africa

(17) Comments | Posted 12 February 2015 | (15:56)

These stunning pictures show hundreds of lightning bolts in full force illuminating the night sky in South Africa.

Alexius van der Westhuizen, a 46-year-old real-estate agent, captured the dramatic thunderstorm over the skies in Johannesburg.

Each picture is a composition of dozens of images taken during three-hour sessions over the...

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Rockets Launching Into An Aurora Sound As Awesome As They Look

(0) Comments | Posted 27 January 2015 | (15:18)

NASA have given us another amazing image - this time of rockets launching into an aurora-filled sky.

We can only imagine what this would look like in real-life... So thank you NASA!

Here's what happens in order to for this to occur...

The interaction of solar winds and...
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Shooting The Night Sky, A Beginners Guide To Astrophotography

(2) Comments | Posted 25 January 2015 | (17:42)

Astrophotography can be very daunting when you’re a beginner, especially if you’re not sure where to start.

Do I need a telescope? Which one should I get? Which camera do I need? These are all good questions you should be asking yourself.

You need to feel comfortable using...

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Pictures Of The Year: Press Association's Most Striking Images of 2014 (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted 31 December 2014 | (10:34)

When we reflect on 2014, what images come to mind?

Was your favorite image Nigel Farage being egged or when Wenger and Mourinho squared up to each other? Or was it when The Queen had everyone at the edge of their seats during her Game of Thrones visit?

Press Association...

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Pictures Of The Year: Getty Images Most Compelling Photos of 2014

(3) Comments | Posted 24 December 2014 | (18:45)

Getty Images have covered more than 80,000 events this year and their photographers have brought you some of the most incredible, inspiring and moving images of 2014.

They've been everywhere, from the Scottish Independence referendum to frontline conflicts around the world via flooding, riots and the devastating...

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The APEC Summit In 10 Awkward Moments (PICTURES)

(6) Comments | Posted 10 November 2014 | (11:59)

China's President Xi Jinping drew the short straw this year to host President Barack Obama and other world leaders at the latest APEC summit

The gathering saw China's president and Japan's prime minister take a major step in easing more than two years of high tensions with an ice-breaking...

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Arsenal Are On A Title Mission, Says Mathieu Flamini

(0) Comments | Posted 11 July 2014 | (12:34)

Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini attended Arsenal's kit launch at Puma's flagship store on Carnaby Street on Thursday night.

On the same evening the club confirmed the £30 million signing of Alexis Sánchez, the players and assembled fans...

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Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014 Breaks Record Number Of Entries (PICTURES)

(3) Comments | Posted 1 July 2014 | (15:13)

It's that time of year again when we can marvel at the fascinating sights on offer in our universe - with help from some stunning photography.

More than 2500 images have been entered for the 2014 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the...

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Queen Snubs The Iron Throne - Everyone Despairs (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2014 | (16:20)

Surely ONE would be thrilled to sit on a seat of kings in the Seven Kingdoms? Well not the Queen!

During a three-day Royal tour of Northern Ireland, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh paid a visit to the set of Game Of Thrones.

Her Majesty certainly kept everyone...

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Diversity's Ashley Banjo On 'Britain's Got Talent' And Setting The Blueprint For Future Dance Acts

(0) Comments | Posted 18 May 2014 | (13:40)

Back in 2009 dance group Diversity blew everyone away with their bold style of dance by body-popping their way into the final of 'Britain's Got Talent', which they eventually won - despite stiff competition from a certain Susan Boyle.

But what have they been up to since...

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Adorable Animals Celebrating Easter On Instagram (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted 17 April 2014 | (15:47)

These adorable animals of Instagram know a thing or two about getting egg-cited (sorry) for Easter.

So go ahead and wallow in some real festive cuteness...

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Boston Marathon Bombings: A Year On, Then And Now (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted 15 April 2014 | (17:59)

A year on from the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, the city has come together to remember its victims.

Families of the casualties attended a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the bombings in which three died and more than 260 injured in explosions near the finish line of the race...

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Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul Photobombs Couple At Coachella Festival (PICTURE)

(1) Comments | Posted 14 April 2014 | (14:56)

This couple just got photobombed by Aaron Paul in the most bitchin' way!

The 'Breaking Bad' actor was spotted rocking out at Coachella festival with someone who looked suspiciously like Kellan Lutz.

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The photo...

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Adorable Animals Wrapped Up Like Burritos Just Broke The Internet With Cuteness (PICTURES)

(0) Comments | Posted 11 April 2014 | (17:05)

These animals wrapped up like burritos just broke the internet!!

Small, furry and cuddly, if these little fellas wrapped up like little mexican treats don't melt your heart and make you run to the nearest animal adoption centre we don't know what will!

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