NASA’s planet-hunting satellite found another potentially habitable Earth-sized planet

By Jonathan Shieber | TechCrunch

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered another Earth-sized, potentially habitable planet orbiting around a star in the range of distances where conditions could allow for the presence of liquid water on the planet’s surface.… Continues

Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty ft. Jacob Collier & Herbie Hancock | WIRED

23-year-old musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier explains the concept of harmony to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a professional, and jazz legend Herbie Hancock.

Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube?… Continues

Former Princess Tessy Antony Reveals How She Fought Off Her Would-Be Rapist While in the Military

By Ashley Boucher | People

The former princess of Luxembourg, Tessy Antony, says that she once had to defend herself from a fellow military officer who tried to sexually assault her.

Antony, who joined the Luxembourg Army at age 18, recalled the incident on Paola Diana’s podcast, Unleashed: The Game Changers.… Continues

China tried to threaten Taiwan by weaponizing tourism, but it didn’t work

By Isabella Steger | QUARTZ

Last year, China upped the ante against Taiwan and used an array of measures to try to bring its government to heel. It boycotted a prestigious film festival in Taiwan, enticed more countries to break diplomatic ties with Taipei, and once again restricted the number of visitors from the mainland.… Continues

As China’s Xi visits Myanmar, ethnic groups rue ‘disrespectful’ investment

By Sam Aung Moon | Reuters

MYITKYINA, Myanmar (Reuters) – The streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw were festooned with banners celebrating 70 years of Myanmar-China relations ahead of the arrival of President Xi Jinping on Friday for his first visit to the Southeast Asian nation as China’s leader.… Continues

Chilling Photos From The Groovy Era – Raquel Welch twists away her worries at a USO show in a war zone

By Jacob Shelton

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During the Vietnam War Bob Hope gave back to the American troops in the only way he knew how – by putting on a show. Throughout the war he hosted a ton of shows for the USO, bringing them to bases across Asia, often thrusting himself and the cavalcade of stars into dangerous areas that were under constant threat of attack.… Continues