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The World's Best Airline Is Having A Rare Sale — But You Need To Act Fast

Several weeks ago, Emirates was named best airline in the world by the British travel review website Skytrax. Of course, we've always known the …

Space junk is becoming a real threat

It's a serious issue. There's a common misconception that things in space are just kindof floating out there, moving slowly—and given videos of spacewalks and what we see in movies, that's understandable.<p>But it's wrong. There are thousands of satellites orbiting the Earth, moving at incredibly high …

Space Exploration

Drug Lord's Escaped Hippos Are Causing Chaos In Colombia

Pablo Escobar left a bloody trail of cocaine throughout the eighties until the years of cat-and-mouse with international police teams finally …

9 of the coolest places to eat around the world

Usually, being an adventurous eater means ordering offal, snakes, and game meats—or in Beijing, scorpion on a stick.<p>But at these 9 spots, the …

Noah's Ark 'replica' unveiled in Kentucky amid anger at 'scientifically preposterous' museum

Nathaniel Jeanson is a Harvard-educated biologist. For the past year, he has been involved in a spectacular $100 million project, designed to educate and astonish the world.<p>His project, however, has left many scientists in despair.<p>For Dr Jeanson is one of the advisers of Ark Encounter – billed as …

US accuses Russian warship of aggressive maneuvers for second time in as many weeks

The U.S. military Saturday accused a Russian warship of "high risk" and "highly unprofessional" maneuvers near a U.S. Navy ship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, the second time in as many weeks that American and Russian ships had such a close encounter on the high seas.<p>A statement from the U.S. …

Set Up to Fail, Yasiel Puig Now Learning MLB Way

One week in, no wonder the Oriole on Baltimore's cap and the Dodgers are smiling so big...<p>1. The Yasiel Puig Experience, Year 4<p>Seven games, two triples, one homer, four RBI and an 1.154 OPS into a new year, Yasiel Puig is supercharged and making up for lost time.<p>Is this real, or is it a …

The Mothers of All Disasters

Massive hurricanes striking Miami or Houston. Earthquakes leveling Los Angeles or Seattle. Deadly epidemics. Meet the “maximums of maximums” that keep emergency planners up at night.<p>For years before Hurricane Katrina, storm experts warned that a big hurricane would inundate the Big Easy. Reporters …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Nike is giving FuelBand owners $25 after settling class action suit

Do you own a Nike+ FuelBand? If so, you can claim a little surprise "gift" courtesy of Nike and Apple. The two companies have settled a class action lawsuit and have agreed to pay owners $25 in the form of a Nike gift card. Alternatively, you can opt to receive a check for $15 from Nike.<p>Anyone in …

NASA Discovers ‘Earth 2.0’ Planet Kepler 452B

Planetary Habitability

35 One-Dish Dinners That Won't Leave You With an Overflowing Sink

Make one of these one-dish dinners tonight for the easiest clean-up ever.<p><b>For everyday weeknight dinners, we love</b> the idea of a simple and hearty meat and veg dish. And we love the idea even more when it leaves just a single pot or pan to wash at the end of the meal. Skip the sink full of dishes …

NASA spies strange lone 'pyramid' on dwarf planet Ceres

The closer we get to Ceres, the more perplexing the dwarf planet grows. NASA's Dawn spacecraft has found several more bright spots as well as a pyramid-like peak jutting out of the frigid world's surface.<p>The discovery is painting an increasingly complex portrait of one of the biggest "fossils" from …

New Horizons has a cool teaser trailer!

New video captures the excitement of the upcoming July 14 spacecraft encounter with Pluto. The real thing will be better and is just ahead.<p>NASA began …

Cardinals' Adam Wainwright hoping to return this season

Season-ending surgery? Maybe not.<p>St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright, who underwent surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon on April 30, …

The 25 most popular tourist attractions in the world

The list is part of TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice awards, which highlight traveler favorites based on ratings and reviews.<p>From the impressive Burj Khalifa in Dubai to the stunning Church of the Savior on Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia, here are the world's highest-rated landmarks.