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Reality TV Stars Todd and Julie Chrisley to Be Sentenced

ATLANTA—Todd and Julie Chrisley were driven by greed as they engaged in an extensive bank fraud scheme and then hid their wealth from tax authorities while flaunting their lavish lifestyle, federal prosecutors said, arguing the reality television stars should receive lengthy prison sentences. The Chrisleys gained fame with their show “Chrisley Knows Best,” which follows…


Starry Skies: A Journey to Find Stars, and Healing, in La Palma, Spain

I’ve always loved looking at the night sky. When I was a child growing up in Cyprus, I would count stars when I couldn’t sleep. Lying in bed, I turned the deep black above me into a stage, and found men on the moon and horses dancing across the galactic plains surrounding it. The marina…


Scottish Stargazer Captures Jaw-Dropping Scenes of Outer Space With His Telescope From His Own Backyard

A space fan in Scotland has captured some jaw-dropping astrophotography depicting the heavens above—from the comfort of his back garden. Bryan Shaw, 28, spends hours tracking the night sky to produce stunning images of nebulas and star clusters many millions of light-years away. He sets up his specialized telescope at his home in New Cumnock,…


‘Potentially Hazardous’ Asteroid Bigger Than Empire State Building to Whiz by Earth on Jan 18—Here’s What You Need to Know:

A gargantuan space rock over 2.5 times the size of the Empire State Building is set to whiz past planet Earth on Jan. 18, 2022—not unlike the one that, some theorize, put an end to the dinosaurs some 65 million years ago. But fear not! Despite the object’s official NASA designation as “potentially hazardous,” the…


2 Stars of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Look Back at a Classic

NEW YORK—It was just another job for child actor Karolyn Grimes. She was 6 and had already done four movies by the summer of 1946 when filming began on “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The only thing she recalls about the biggest movie of her career was being delighted to play in snow on the set….


Look Up! How Our Connections to the Stars and Nature Benefit Our Past, Present, and Future

With modern technology all around us, we often forget about the cycles of nature and the cosmos that our ancestors always relied on. But our health, knowledge, culture, and future are still impacted by our connection to the sun, moon, planets, and beyond. As humans, we’ve always looked up to the stars, to the planets,…


A Sea of Stars: Dark Sky Designations Recognize Places That Preserve the Darkness of Night

I pulled into the Newport State Park parking lot in Door County, Wisconsin, a few hours after the late fall sunset when there wasn’t a soul around. The park along the shore of Lake Michigan was as dark as midnight, I thought, until my eyes adjusted to the world without headlights, and then what I…


Injuries Have Limited Some of Baseball’s Biggest Stars

For the first few weeks of the 2021 season, Mike Trout looked as impressive as ever, and Jacob deGrom was dominant on the mound. It would have been something to see what they could have done over a full season, but that won’t happen now because both are sidelined with injuries. Availability could play a…