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Spectacular New Footage Reveals The Red Planet's Blue Sunset

Breathtaking NASA images paint Mars in a new, blue light.


On April 15th, NASA’s Curiosity Rover captured a spectacular Martian sunset that looked straight out of a science fiction film. The video, originally shot in black-and-white, was recreated in color by Damia Bouic, a space-imaging enthusiast. In the colorized film, the light around the Sun paints the red Martian landscape in a cool blue hue. This immediately had people asking, “Why does ‘The Red Planet’ turn blue at sunset?”

In the video below, NASA explains why we’d see a lot of blue if we were watching a sunset on Mars.


[quote position="full" is_quote="true"]The blue color near the sun is not caused by clouds of water ice, but by the Martian dust itself. The blue color only becomes apparent near sunrise and sunset when the light has to pass through the largest amount of dust.[/quote]

This begs the question: Do Martians wonder why ‘The Blue Planet’ turns red at sundown?

We share the same sun.

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Jim Browning is a YouTuber from the UK who has an amazing ability to catch scammers in the act.

In this video, he responds to a scam email claiming he bought a laptop by breaking into the scammer's computer. In the process he uncovers where the scammers work, their banking information, and even their personal identities.

"I got an 'invoice' email telling me that I had paid for a $3800 laptop," Browning writes on his YouTube page. "No links... just a phone number. It's a real shame that these scammers emailed me because I was able to find out exactly who they were and where the were."

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Danielle Reno of Missouri left her car running and it was stolen by thieves. But she wasn't going to let her car go so easily.

For 48 hours this owner of a pet rescue tracked the charges being made on her credit card. Ultimately, she found her car at a local Applebee's, and then went after the thieves.

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Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders took aim at former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg onstage at Wednesday's Las Vegas Democratic debate, likening the billionaire businessman to President Donald Trump and questioning his ability to turn out voters.

Sanders began by calling out Bloomberg for his stewardship of New York's stop and frisk policy that targeted young black men.

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