The submarine once belonged to director James Cameron, who says it will dive again. 2 Minute Read A submarine that made history with a trip the bottom of the Mariana Trench was laid low this week on a
Divers found gold in part of a Spanish fleet that was obliterated during a hurricane 300 years ago. 2 Minute Read Shipwreck divers have announced quite the anniversary present for the flagship of a 1715
The White House is getting serious about supercomputers. Today, President Obama issued an executive order establishing the National Strategic Computing Intiative — essentially a federal strategy for making
As the BBC reports, the spherical OZO camera is equipped with eight lenses and eight microphones. This allows it to record 360 degrees of both stereoscopic 3D video and sound, creating true panoramas accompanying
How do we make personal and commercial drones safe? Some of the biggest names in technology put their heads together at a NASA convention in California to address that issue, and Amazon is the first to
In many countries, when it comes to regulating bitcoin companies, it’s still mostly a work in progress. Some governments want to restrict bitcoin quite a lot, while others are adopting a more favorable
Rumor has it that Apple should soon release a new version of its set-top box as well as a new streaming service for TV content. According to a new report by BuzzFeed, Apple was supposed to announce the
Researchers conclude they are 99 percent certain that hormone-altering chemicals are linked to attention problems, diabetes, other health problems. 5 Minute Read Exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals
It’s blasting away at astonishing speed—and it could help solve a cosmic mystery. 2 Minute Read This animation shows how one star in a pair could get revved up to high speed when its partner goes supernova.
Weird & Wild Scientists found the Myanmar Jerdon's babbler alive and well during a recent expedition. 2 Minute Read A bird thought to have gone the way of the dodo decades ago has been rediscovered in
Villarrica erupted earlier this week with a bang, spewing lava bombs and forcing the evacuation of thousands of people. 2 Minute Read Villarrica, one of Chile's most active volcanoes, awoke with a vengeance
Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science 5 Minute Read Over the past fifty years, Marek’s disease—an illness of fowl—has become fouler. Marek’s is caused by a highly contagious virus, related to
The Plate 1 Minute Read If you’re not a rice farmer, chances are you give little thought to how the grains accompanying your curry, gumbo, or stir fry ended up on your plate. But humans have been growing
By Peter LaFontaine There are millions of elephants in the United States, but you won’t find them roaming Yellowstone. Instead, they spend their days gathering dust in silver cabinets, getting smacked
Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science 3 Minute Read There are about 550 species of shark in the oceans. Around twelve percent of them glow. These luminous fish belong to two groups: the kitefin
Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home 4 Minute Read Two weeks ago, Earthlings got their first good look at the splattered, champagne-colored sphere that is dwarf planet Pluto. But it wasn’t just NASA’s
A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s bottom dwellers.
A catastrophic implosion likely led to the loss of the only scientific vehicle that could work at such extreme depths. 2 Minute Read On Friday a deep-sea robotic vehicle named Nereus vanished under the
The ambitions of the United Arab Emirates run high, way above the skyscrapers. The tiny emirate is thinking big and aims to take the lead in space exploration. Or, as they say … the new goal is the planet
How does someone become morbidly obese? Are people genetically predisposed to it, or is it a case of nurture over nature? Carl Thompson was Britain's fattest man. Earlier this year, the 910-pound 33-year-old
New U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines for school lunches are taking effect this fall, as part of a healthy school lunch initiative put forth in January by first lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture
Flamin' Hot Cheetos are a wildly popular snack that literally leaves its indulgers red-handed. And now several schools in California, New Mexico and Illinois have banned the high-fat, high-salt and possibly
Share Tweet 5. Improve Your Diet Many people get into running with the intent of getting “in shape” or achieving a “rockin hot bod,” and it’s true that running is as good a calorie-torcher as any exercise.