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Watch Live: The Total Solar Eclipse in 360 Degrees

Millions of people will watch as the moon completely blocks the sun during a rare total solar eclipse set to traverse the United States on Aug. 21. …

Virtual Reality

3-mile asteroid is the largest Earth-buzzing object NASA's ever seen

Asteroids whizz past Earth on a regular basis, and thankfully they're usually only a few meters wide. But next month we're due for a close encounter …

Bruce Willis

Stunning Antimatter Breakthrough Leads to Antihydrogen Anti-Atoms

Whoa.<p>Physicists from Swansea University in the UK have created antihydrogen for the first time ever, a breakthrough which brings scientists another …

Physics

This Dizzying Galaxy Supercluster Will Change Your Perspective on The Cosmos

Hello, Saraswati.<p>Astronomers have discovered a massive supercluster of galaxies located approximately 4 billion light-years from Earth – and not only …

Venus Williams, the great survivor, stays focused for tilt at Wimbledon history | Kevin Mitchell

It must be tough having a younger sister who is widely regarded as the best player in the history of the women’s game, yet it has never played a significant part in the parallel careers of Venus and Serena Williams. What rivalry there is resembles that between Andy and Jamie Murray, long-standing …

Tennis

You can now get a butt plug with a fidget spinner attached

Fidget spinners have now reached critical mass. People are attaching rockets to them, balancing them on the heads of alligators, and the heads of …

Kids

A New Type of Planetary Object Has Been Proposed - And It Could Explain Earth's Origin

Introducing: synestia.<p>Scientists have proposed that an unknown type of planetary object has been lurking in our Universe this whole time, and it …

Universe

The Dirtiest Town Names in America, Mapped

It's safe to say that we at VIVA have come across many maps. There's the one showing the coolest thing to do in every country, the tourism slogans of …

South Carolina

Distracted driving a key contributor to teen crashes, study shows

An analysis of nearly 1,700 in-car videos of teen drivers shows that distraction is a much more prevalent contributor to serious crashes than originally thought, a traffic safety foundation reported Wednesday.<p>But a teen driving expert cautioned against drawing broad conclusions from the …

'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson under fire for graphic anti-atheist speech

"Duck Dynasty's" Phil Robertson has come under fire once again, this time for a speech he made about a hypothetical atheist family at an annual prayer breakfast in Florida on Friday.<p>Robertson described a graphic scenario while sharing his thoughts on those who do not believe in God.<p>"Two guys break …