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Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity Spaceship Makes 1st Solo Glide Flight

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic's second SpaceShipTwo performed its first free flight Dec. 3, a glide test that begins the next phase in testing of the …

Space Travel

National park tips: Greet dawn on these dunes

Get to sunrise at Death Valley National Park's <b></b>Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Failing that, sunset.<p>These dunes, about two miles east of the Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel, aren't the tallest dunes in the park, but they're the easiest to reach from Furnace Creek, the park's most popular overnight spot.<p>The …

9 Simple Tricks To Eat Less Sugar Every Day

By now, you know that sugar is bad for you, and that it's generally smart to eat less sugar if you can. Case in point: Eating too much of it ups your …

Say Yes to the Little Guy

An independent bridal store owner on the death of J.Crew bridal.<p>Small boutique owners are ringing wedding bells right now. News that J.Crew killed bridal has thousands of bridal stores across the country hoping the pendulum is swinging back in our favor. Ever since mass retailers lured away our …

See Philly change from up above in this 32-year timelapse

Woah<p>If you’re just realizing that Philly has grown and changed tremendously this year, welcome! Now, with satellite images collected for the past three decades by Google Earth Engine, we can concretely see just how much this city has developed.<p>Google Earth Engine teamed up with Carnegie Mellon …

Google Earth

Scientists Just Discovered There Are 'Bees' in The Oceans

Huh...<p>For the first time, researchers have found evidence that underwater ecosystems have pollinators that perform the same task as bees on land.<p>Just …

Nature Communications

These videos of thousands of dead fish clogging a Long Island canal will haunt your dreams

RIP bunker fish<p>I’m just recovering from food poisoning likely caused by bad sushi. So right now, I hate fish — can’t even think of them without gagging. Of course this is when I stumbled upon these horrifying videos of thousands of silver bunker fish jiggling and flapping and struggling to get one …

Melania Trump Defends Donald: He Was ‘Egged On’ to Make Lewd Comments

Melania Trump defended Donald Trump against allegations that he sexually assaulted women, saying in a rare interview Monday night that her husband was "egged on" to make lewd comments about women that were caught on tape in 2005.<p>"I believe my husband," she said of his insistence that the women who …