James Mann

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New maps reveal safe locations for wastewater injection

Stanford geophysicists have compiled the most detailed maps yet of the geologic forces controlling the locations, types and magnitudes of earthquakes …

A drone fell out of the sky and landed at this guy's feet, and we can't stop laughing at his hilarious reaction

Imagine standing outside and minding your own beeswax when a drone falls out of the sky, lands at your feet and leaves you confused AF. Is this an …

The Legendary Chinese Poison Made by Forcing Snakes, Scorpions, and Centipedes to Fight

“Gu” was a mythological substance born from fear, with a dramatic backstory.<p>In the mid-18th century, accepting the hospitality of women in the …

7 Incredibly Weird Things People Have Stumbled Upon

Have you ever stumbled across the weirdest or most beautiful thing out on a walk or even digging around in your backyard? Other than some old coins …

Is Monday's supermoon worth the super-hype?

<i>SANTA MONICA, CA - JUNE 23: The Super Moon rises over Santa Monica on June 23, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty</i> …

Why GoPro's Karma drone came crashing down

The dream of an American-made drone may be dead<p>When GoPro launched its Karma drone earlier this year, it seemed like the perfect fit. The company was founded on action cameras, but had seen sales of its flagship Hero line sink since 2014. Over the same time period, the sale of camera drones to …

Open Channel: Let's Talk About Arrival's Biggest Theme

Like many of us who are suffering from Post Election Stress Disorder, I went to the movies this week and saw <i>Arrival</i>, the new sci-fi Oscar contender …

Science Fiction

'Rarest insect in the world' being bred at San Diego Zoo

Zoo currently has 500 eggs of the critically endangered Lord Howe Island stick insect.<p>Keepers at San Diego Zoo are currently looking after 500 Lord …

FALSE: President Obama to Issue Hillary a 'Blanket Pardon' to Avoid Future Prosecution

CLAIM<p>President Obama will issue a “blanket pardon” for Hillary Clinton to cover any undiscovered past crimes.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>On 10 November 2016, the …

Rakotzbrücke Devil's Bridge

This jaw-dropping 19th-century bridge uses its reflection to form a perfect circle.<p>Nestled among the verdant foliage in Kromlau, Germany’s Kromlauer …

8 terrifying ways the world could actually end

The outcome of a presidential election might inspire unbridled hope — or make you feel like the world is ending.<p>Yet both feelings ignore the humbling truth about our fragile existence. Life exists on Earth only because it teeters in a delicate and truly improbable balance. Our atmosphere, proximity …