Michael Winter

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SpaceX has completed testing on the first stage cores for its Falcon Heavy rocket

Getting closer to the rocket’s inaugural launch<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is hoping to launch his company’s Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time in November, and with just a couple of months to go, the company announced that it has completed testing on all all three of the rocket’s first stage cores.<p>In …

Space Travel

Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific

In the 72 years since the Indianapolis, a United States Navy cruiser, sank about 12 minutes after being torpedoed by a Japanese submarine, the disaster has inspired controversy, dozens of books, a play and a famous scene in “Jaws.”<p>But the resting place of the Indianapolis had remained a …

Rowing

You Don't Need Fancy Glasses To See The Eclipse With This NASA-Approved Hack

Sun-worshipping astro nerds have been planning for the impending eclipse for months now: Campsites are booked and hotels in the full eclipse's …

The world's first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and it's not from Apple

Forget the iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8.<p>RED, the company that makes professional digital cameras for shooting Hollywood movies, is making a …

An Astronomer Has a Plan to Use The Sun's Gravity to Channel Video From The Stars

So crazy it just might work.<p>New research has demonstrated the feasibility of a rather creative solution to the challenge of sending large amounts of …

Extreme Weather

Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste into Diamond Batteries That’ll Last for Thousands of Years

Nuclear energy is carbon free, which makes it an attractive and practical alternative to fossil fuels, as it doesn’t contribute to global warming. We …

Rare ‘Thunderstorm Asthma’ Kills Six in Melbourne, Australia

Six people have died and five others remained on life support after a rare condition known as "thunderstorm asthma" struck Melbourne, Australia, officials said Sunday.<p>The sixth victim died in a hospital on Saturday night from medical complications stemming from a wild thunderstorm that struck …

Weather

Scientists measure the smallest increment of time ever recorded

The breakthrough will allow for stunning time lapses that reveal the behavior of electrons.<p>How many times can you cut increments of time in half …

Biology Professor Photographs Arctic Whales And His Photos Will Take Your Breath Away (10+ Pics)

Scientist Audun Rikardsen grew up in northern Norway and has always been fascinated by the whales of the Arctic coast. After becoming a Biology …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

TV

Fart Blamed for Causing a Fire During Surgery at a Tokyo Hospital

This surgery sounds like a total nightmare. According to a new Tokyo Medical University Hospital report, a patient’s fart during surgery apparently …

Full transcript of AP interview with Syrian President Assad

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Associated Press sat down with Syrian President Bashar Assad at a palace in downtown Damascus. Here's a full transcript of the interview:<p>Q: I will start by talking about the cease-fire in Syria. Russia, the U.S., and several countries say a cease-fire could be revived …

Middle East

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …