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Super-distant black hole is eating half a sun a year and blasting its leftovers at Earth

Astronomers have made the most distant observation of a black hole ripping apart a star and feasting upon it, thanks to a jet of stellar “leftovers” blasted directly towards Earth. Because the jet is directed straight at Earth, the violent destruction of the star by this black hole, which astronomers call a tidal disruption event …

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The Andromeda galaxy, which may have been growing by cannibalizing smaller galaxies.

Galactic cannibal Andromeda feasts on smaller galaxies, cosmic leftovers reveal

Andromeda, the Milky Way’s neighboring spiral galaxy, may be a cosmic cannibal that has been growing by chowing down on smaller galaxies. Astronomers reached this conclusion by observing a globular cluster of stars called the Dulais Structure, named after the Welsh term for “black stream,” which now dwells in Andromeda but seems to have originated …

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Big Brother 24 Nicole Taylor Eviction

Big Brother Recap: The Leftovers Serve Up Another Dramatic Eviction

Someone call in Marie Kondo, because Big Brother‘s 24th season has gotten messy. To be clear, I say that with the utmost appreciation for mess: Big Brother has been stuck in a predictable, let’s-vote-with-the-house rut for many seasons, and it’s a delight to see the opposite situation playing out here. But between Kyle’s ill-advised showmance …

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