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Gates, Panetta question Obama's Syria strategy

Robert Gates and Leon Panetta say Obama should not have asked Congress to OK a strike.<p>DALLAS (AP) — President Obama's first two defense secretaries on Tuesday night questioned his Syria strategy and said they would have told him not to seek Congress' approval for a strike on President Bashar …

'How To Train Your Dragon 2' Trailer: Plunge Into the Action

DreamWorks<p>"How to Train Your Dragon" was a pretty important film for DreamWorks Animation in 2010. Not only was it a huge smash, earning over $500 million worldwide, but it proved that DreamWorks Animation features didn't have to rely heavily on lazy gross-out humor and pop-culture references to …

'The Grandmaster' Trailer: Tony Leung Becomes a Legend – /Film

It feels like we’ve been waiting forever for <b>Wong Kar Wai</b>‘s <i>The Grandmaster</i>, but next month our patience will finally be rewarded. To prepare us for …

Team cracks RNA code, finds possible new cause of autism

Many human diseases are due to defects in the RNA code. Cracking the code is crucial to creating new treatments for many conditions.<p>An international …

Watch A Farmer Fight Wildfire With A Tractor

DIY wildfire defense<p>A wildfire had already burned 20 to 30 acres of Colorado farmer Eric Howard's 80-acre plot Monday when he hopped into his tractor and began drawing an improvised firebreak, a gap in the ground used to slow fires by separating them from vegetation. In Howard's case, it worked: …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

A Real-Life Stairway To Heaven And Other Amazing Images From This Week

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

The Airstream: Secrets of America's Silver RV

The retro styling of the Airstream is as appealing today as it was back in the 1930s. In the book Airstream: The Silver RV, available Aug. 13, author and PopMech alum Tara Cox celebrates this iconic travel trailer with some curious and little-known facts.<p>The retro styling of the Airstream is as …

RVs

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Flavors

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

Computer Game Concept Art

Most video games, especially the big-name, high-budget ones, are created by a huge team of people. Some are in charge of how the game plays, others …

The 10 Greatest Giant Monster Movies of All Time

The giant monster, known as <i>kaiju</i> in Japanese, is a very different beast from the human-sized nasties you find in movies from <i>Alien</i> to <i>World War Z</i>. …

Horror

Our editors pick their ultimate beach reads (but they're good to read at home, by the pool, or in a tent, too): http://bit.ly/15gnQZ7