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‘A C-130 literally just dropped out of the sky’: A deadly plane crash stuns drivers in Savannah

The C-130 Hercules is like the ancient elephant of the modern Air Force — huge, strong and put to almost endless uses. Since the 1950s, the planes have hauled massive cargo loads to war zones, been converted into gunships and bombers, and been packed with electronics to hunt for hurricanes.<p>And like …

Airplanes

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.<p>The new research was spurred by the discovery in 2016 of the first …

Pollution

YouTube shooting: Nasim Aghdam shoots 3 before killing herself at San Bruno HQ

Terrified employees fled as gunfire rang out at YouTube's sprawling headquarters in San Bruno, California, on Tuesday, prompting a massive police …

A man in the UK has contracted the first case of untreatable 'super-gonorrhoea' after an encounter with a woman in south-east Asia

The first case of untreatable super-gonorrhoea has been reported in the UK.<p>A man contracted the sexually transmitted disease, believed to be the first case in the world to resist antibiotic treatment, after "sexual contact" with a woman in Southeast Asia.<p>The man's case was described in a report …

Billionaire explorer discovers sunken US WWII aircraft carrier

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Wreckage from the USS Lexington -- a US aircraft carrier sunk by the Japanese during World War II -- has been discovered 500 miles off the Australian coast by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday.<p>One of the first US …

Military

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

Guns

An Armed Principal Detained a Campus Gunman. But He’s Against Arming School Staff.

Even before a gunman opened fire at a Florida school last week, killing 17 people, a national effort had been underway to arm and train teachers and administrators to defend against mass shootings.<p>That effort has gained momentum in recent days. Legislators have moved to permit concealed weapons in …

Guns

Wealthy parents PLAY DEAD to trick son into believing 'hitman he hired' had killed them as cops foil 'assassination' plot

A 22 year old man's plot to 'assassinate his family' was foiled when police got his parents to play dead.<p>Russian officers have said they tricked the …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

It was sex all the time at this 1800s commune, with anyone you wanted and none of the guilt

<b>Life at the Oneida Colony was kind of a like a key party, but no one had cars and everyone was doin’ it for Jesus.</b><p><b>(This article is the first in a</b></b> …

The 19 best movies of 2017 that you absolutely need to see

As 2017 comes to a close, a few movie trends are clear.<p>It was a banner year for superhero movies. "Justice League" aside, "Logan," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and "Wonder Woman" were all excellent.<p>It was a great year for horror movies, too. "It" and "Get Out" both terrified …

North Korea Tells Europe to Relax, as Kim's Nuclear Missiles Target Only U.S.

North Korea responded Wednesday to European concerns about being in the path of Pyongyang's potentially nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic …

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Boston Red Sox

Secret Vatican manuscript's mysterious purple spots decoded

About 800 years ago, a teenage soldier named Laurentius Loricatus accidentally killed a man. He spent the next 34 years in a cave in Italy atoning for his crime, burning his face with a hot iron and wearing a hooked chain-mail shirt directly on his skin as penance.<p>Loricatus' story is known today …

We flew in Honda's new $4.9 million private jet — here's what it was like

Honda is known for its engineering excellence. It's also a company willing to take its time to get things right. For example, Honda famously spent a decade perfecting its second-generation NSX supercar, Business Insider's 2016 Car of the Year.<p>Naturally, we weren't shocked to learn that the company …

TestFlight

Watch: SNL Editor Adam Epstein Breaks Down 6 Rules of an 'Ideal Cut'

Oscar-winner Walter Murch's set of criteria for a good cut is essential knowledge for any editor.<p>Have you ever heard about the Rule of Six? It's a …

NASA’s Plan to Make Electric Planes a Reality

As experts combine the likes of advanced technology with the need to save the planet, electric motors have become a huge success. We first saw them …

Uber's head of aviation talks about its plan for air transport. (Just don't call it a flying car.)

Long-held dreams of science fiction fans to fly around town may be inching closer to reality.<p>A handful of companies recently revealed plans to make personal aircraft. And last month Uber Technologies Inc. discussed its plan to offer an on-demand air transportation system.<p>The San Francisco …

Secrets of Mongolian mummy buried in 'Adidas' shoes 1,100 years ago

A mummy of what is thought to be a woman who lived more than 1,000 years ago in the Altai mountains of Mongolia and Siberia has been painstakingly …

The view from this floating 40-story-high pool will totally freak you out

If you like your relaxing swim to come with a side of sheer terror, we’ve got just the swimming pool for you – floating over the street 40 stories in …

Architecture

A climbable personal library in an old elevator shaft

Studio North was commissioned to refit an old elevator shaft in a converted warehouse loft in Calgary; they built a tall, narrow library with …

Architecture

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Ferrari 812 Superfast: It looks like it sounds

A divine resurrection of a historic name.<p>Ferrari has been on a roll with its recent mid-cycle refreshes. Last year at the Geneva Motor Show, the prancing horse brand unveiled the significantly updated replacement for the FF and named it the GTC4 Lusso, reviving a name last used on the 1971-72 365 …

Autos

The Moar is the electric bike Michael Bay would design

The Moar is a new bike launching through an Indiegogo campaign from first-time company Moar Bikes. It’s an electric bicycle, albeit one with an angled frame and fat, 24-inch tires that bring to mind an underpowered motorcycle more than a traditional pedal bike.<p>Instead of focusing on cramming in …

Goodyear's Eagle 360 Urban crazy spherical tire has landed

What's better than a spherical tire that can levitate? How about a spherical tire that can levitate and also change shape? Goodyear showed us its Eagle 360 concept at last year's Geneva auto show, and this year it's taken things a step further with the Eagle 360 Urban.<p>The concept tire is 3D-printed …

Auto Shows

Someone in Kansas Created a Protected Bike Lane Using Toilet Plungers—and It's Amazing

A rogue bike lane was created a few weeks ago in Wichita, Kansas—but this time with a twist. The lane was already painted, but wasn’t protected. So, some urban warriors took matters into their own hands with a common houshold object: toilet plungers.<p>According to a report from KSN, when cyclists …

Bike Lanes

Rabbit hole leads to incredible 700-year-old Knights Templar cave complex

A rabbit hole in the UK conceals the entrance to an incredible cave complex linked to the mysterious Knights Templar.<p>New photos show the remarkable Caynton Caves network, which looks like something out of the movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” The shadowy Knights Templar order is said to …

20 Camera Terms Everyone on a Film Set Should Know

Camera terms aren’t just jargon for one exclusive department to throw around like code as they shout at each other across the set. Everyone working …

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