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Where and when to see it at its brightest

It’s an interstellar double header. Monday’s solar eclipse isn’t the only once-in-a-lifetime celestial event on the horizon. The explosive comet, dubbed the Mother of Dragons, will appear after dusk in the Northern Hemisphere over the next few weeks, giving stargazers plenty of time to catch a glimpse. “The comet will become a little brighter as […]

One Of The Brightest Stars To Disappear In “Once In A Lifetime” Event

Betelgeuse nearly disappears for 7 to 12 seconds. Astronomers predict that Betelgeuse, one of the brightest and largest stars visible from Earth, will temporarily disappear on Monday and Tuesday in a historic “once in a lifetime” event. As the asteroid Leona passes in front of the famous star, some skywatchers in Central Asia's Tajikistan and […]

How Viktor Hovland became one of golf’s brightest young stars

Guacamole may be the most basic indicator of Viktor Hovland’s rise to golf stardom. Specifically Chipotle Guacamole. After turning pro from Oklahoma State University, the former U.S. Amateur champion showed his commitment to staying on budget by: say no to avocado. After winning the FedEx Cup late last summer and putting his title on the […]

Commentary: Our ‘best and brightest’ are the worst among us

Universities should be institutions dedicated to preserving and transmitting the culture, knowledge, and collective wisdom of an era, and should be bulwarks against various kinds of barbarism that seek to reclaim it. But it has been clear for some time that universities, especially the most elite universities, no longer play that role. Rather, they are […]

Fetterman says US ‘not sending their best and brightest’

Sen. John Fetterman, Democrat of Pennsylvania, appeared on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and said the United States “is not sending the best and brightest people to Congress.” He went on to say it was “horrifying” that such people were making decisions about the government. Fetterman made the comments while wearing shorts and a […]

Fetterman mocked for saying US not electing ‘best and brightest’: ‘How ironic’

Please heal the disease, Senator. Democratic Rep. John Fetterman of Pennsylvania set social media on fire Wednesday night after telling CBS’ Stephen Colbert that Americans are not electing the brightest and most talented people to Congress. “Sometimes I literally can’t believe that these people are making the decisions that define our government here. It’s actually […]