Aliens could learn about us from math on Voyager’s Golden Record

The Voyager 1 probe, which launched 40 years ago today (Sept. 5), is humankind’s most distant physical emissary, at almost 13 billion miles (21 billion kilometers) from Earth. Voyager 1 and its sister-spacecraft, Voyager 2, which launched two weeks earlier in 1977, gave scientists their first close-up views of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. And the spacecraft […]

6 Home Renovations That Pamper Pets Beyond Compare

You know your pets are genuine members of the family when you start to think about renovating your house specifically to accommodate their needs. Of course you want your cat, dog, or any critter under your roof to be happy, so why not add a couple of amenities built just for him? And when the time comes to sell, your home will be […]

Hurricane Irma’s storm path: What you should know

As Hurricane Irma barrels toward the northeast Caribbean, it has strengthened into a Category 5 storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center has warned of a growing possibility the hurricane could impact Florida later this week – as Texas and Louisiana are still dealing with the devastating aftermath caused by Hurricane Harvey earlier this month. “Everyone […]

Ina Garten can’t get enough of this seasonal fruit

One of the best parts of summer is all the fresh produce, perfect on its own or an excellent addition to any meal for an instant healthy update. And even though the season is coming to an end, Ina Garten seems to be taking advantage of these last few weeks by eating as much fruit […]

3 myths that could tank your credit score

Whatever your credit score is, it could probably be higher. Many people are taking steps to improve their credit worthiness — but if they go about it the wrong way, misled by myths, they could actually hurt their scores. Here are three myths that could tank your credit score — and below them, some misunderstandings […]

CEOs call on Congress to keep DACA alive

Business leaders are reiterating their support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and asking Congress to step in after the Trump Administration formally said it is ending the Obama-era program. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday that DACA, which protects 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children, “is being rescinded.” The […]