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Toshiba's Robot Arms Will Help Clean the Most Dangerous Parts of Fukushima

The robot will complete jobs no human could hope to go near.<p>Nearly five years after the Fukushima disaster, there's plenty of clean up to be done. Over 500 spent fuel rod assemblies still sit in the spent fuel pool in reactor 3, throwing off so much radiation no human could hope to get close. …

Nuclear Energy

Angie Bowie stays in Big Brother house after being told of ex-husband David Bowie's death

David Bowie's ex-wife Angie told off-camera of his death hours after the rest of the world found out<p>David Bowie's ex-wife Angie Bowie has decided to remain in the Celebrity Big Brother house after being told of his death, Channel 5 said today.<p>Angie, who was married to the pop star from 1970 to …

David Bowie

1,600 'potentially hazardous' asteroids could strike Earth — here's how NASA plans to protect us

An impact by one could mean anything from broken windows to global extinction, which is why scientists are working hard to find and, if necessary, deflect or destroy these rogue space rocks.<p>Though a big strike has a low likelihood of happening, the consequences would be enormous, according to Nahum …


PBS show finds Bill Maher and Bill O'Reilly are related — this is how they reacted

NEW YORK (AP) — The PBS series "Finding Your Roots" has discovered that political television's polar opposite Bills — Maher and O'Reilly — are distant cousins.<p>The revelation shocks the two men as it seems to tickle the show's host, Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. The series, …

Soledad O'Brien

How NASA's Curiosity rover could settle the debate over methane on Mars

Methane is a signature of organic matter — potentially, even, of life<p>Later this year, NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover could solve a big mystery that has plagued the scientific community for half a century: does Mars have methane in its atmosphere?<p>Curiosity celebrates three years of exploring Mars …