A collage created from (100) of our planetary nebulae all are presented north up and at apparent size relative to one another.

A collage created from (100) of our planetary nebulae all are presented north up and at apparent size relative to one another.

"North being the direction of the celestial north pole (near Polaris)."

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United’s new 18-hour flight is longest-ever by a U.S. airline

United’s new 18-hour flight is longest-ever by a U.S. airline

United Airlines is now flying the longest regularly scheduled route ever flown by a U.S. carrier and one that's a contender for the title of world's longest by flying time. The Chicago-based airline officially claimed those superlatives late Friday, when it launched non-stop service on the 8,700-mile route connecting Los Angeles and Singapore.

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My Advice to 50-Year-Olds

My Advice to 50-Year-Olds

So you turn 50 this year, right? Or you just turned 50. It’s so interesting to me that people can’t project or understand where the market’s moving, aka, in this scenario that “we,” as 40–50–60 year-olds are going to live dramatically longer and healthier than your parents’ and grandparents’ generation.

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Long-lost art of a vanished civilization revealed by British archaeologists

Long-lost art of a vanished civilization revealed by British archaeologists

Five centuries after it was largely obliterated by the Spanish conquistadors, the long-lost culture of a vanished civilisation is being rediscovered by British and local archaeologists. Before the Spanish conquest of the islands of the Caribbean, the region's major indigenous people was a culture known as the Tainos.

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Depression tied to shorter lifespan

Depression tied to shorter lifespan

People who suffer from depression may not live as long as individuals who don’t experience this mental health disorder, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers examined six decades of mental health and mortality data on 3,410 adults during three time periods: 1952 to 1967, 1968 to 1990 and 1991 to 2011. Depression was associated with an increased risk of premature death in every decade of the study for men, and starting in the 1990s for women.

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