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Russia has lost control of a gecko sex experiment in space

The science experiment could drop out of the sky thanks to an engine issue<p>67 years ago, the US sent fruit flies into space inside a V-2 rocket to see if they could survive the radiation. Thus began a long and storied history of bringing animals off planet to explore what happens when gravity …

1950s Time Capsule Home For Sale

Vintage home for sale.<p>A Toronto home maintained by the same owner for 72 years is up for sale, and the perfectly decorated, museum-like interiors are a rare tribute to decades past.

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Baba House, Singapore. Image by Sarah Reid<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at …

Asia Travel

Amazing Photos of Torres del Paine

Nestled into the center of Chile's expansive Patagonian region rests Torres del Paine, one the most iconic and coveted national parks of the entire Patagonian region. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, the park isn't known for its high-season solitude or peaceful …

Associated Press News

How 'Flappy Bird' Went From Obscurity to No. 1 App

The developer behind <i>Flappy Bird</i>, a simple but rage-inducing game that recently went viral, says his success was just luck.<p><i>Flappy Bird</i>, which first …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Cycling

Former Scout leaders charged in destruction of Utah rock formation

It took 20 million years of wind and water erosion to form an eye-catching, mushroom-shaped boulder in a Utah state park. Heaving the stone off its perch took a man just 10 seconds, and the action sparked international disgust.<p>A pair of former Boy Scout leaders who said they destroyed the rock …

University of Utah

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Google sells off Motorola for $2.9 billion. What does it mean for Apple? Nothing...

Google paid $12.5 billion for Moto back in August of 2011, so unless there's huge swathes of the company or its assets staying put, it doesn't look …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Tycoon's Lesbian Daughter Rejects Multimillion-Dollar 'Marriage Bounty'

A Hong Kong real estate tycoon made headlines two years ago when he offered a $65 million bounty to the man who could win his daughter's heart and marry her. In an open letter today, the daughter says she hopes he can accept that she is indeed a lesbian.<p>Cecil Chao, a billionaire property developer …

In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine <i>FSHN</i>.<p>Iranian-Canadian photographer Afra Pourdad took photos of model Shabnam Molavi posing in public spaces — in bazaars, on …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Help us save the Tasmanian devil

<b>ENDEARING IS NOT A</b> word you would use to describe the Tasmanian devil's screeching, but somehow the world's largest carnivorous marsupial has …

Endangered Species

On this day: Kingsford Smith disappears

<b>AUSTRALIAN FLIGHT PIONEER</b> Sir Charles Kingsford Smith is one of aviation history's most dashing figures. His career was chiselled from daring firsts: …

Bay of Bengal