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Drinking More Coffee Is Associated With a Longer Life, New Studies Show

Load us up!<p>There's something truly magical about a cup of coffee. A steaming cup in the morning can help you face the day, a sweating glass of iced …

Pope Francis creates fourth pathway to becoming a saint

Candidates for beatification, which was previously limited to those involved in miracles, can now include Christians who lay down their lives to save others<p>Christians who lay down their life to save others, “following in the footsteps and teaching of Jesus”, will now be eligible for beatification, …

Christianity

Hawaii's First Rocket Launch Fails Midflight: U.S. Air Force

Space<p>The first rocket launch from Hawaii failed shortly after takeoff, according to the U.S. Air Force.<p>The 55-foot "Super Strypi" rocket was launched on Tuesday from Kauai's Pacific Missile Range Facility. Video posted online showed the rocket lift off, streaking up into the clouds.<p>However, the Air …

U.S. Air Force

15 Videos About Life on the International Space Station

On November 2, 2000, one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts docked their Soyuz spacecraft and entered the International Space Station, …

Space Exploration

Fire in engine doomed Orbital rocket on space station flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A fire and explosion in a rocket engine are being blamed for a botched commercial space station shipment last …

How NASA is remodeling the International Space Station, 15 years after moving in

Today marks the 15th anniversary of that first moving-in day for spacefliers living on the International Space Station – and like many places that …

International Space Station Anniversary: 15 Secrets of Living Outside of Earth

Fifteen years ago today, a select group of astronauts began what would be the first of many missions at the International Space Station, conducting …

13 striking photos that show Earth's beauty from 250 miles above

In the 15 years that people have been living and working aboard the International Space Station, astronauts and cosmonauts have sent incredible views …

Red Sea

How Many Years Does The Space Station Have Left?

The ISS just celebrated its 15-year anniversary yesterday. Could it survive another 15?<p>In the movie <i>The Martian</i>, a stranded astronaut is able to survive for years in a habitat that NASA originally designed to last 30 days. The movie is fictional, but the premise is not so far from reality: a lot of …

The Nex Band: Part of a New Modular Tech Trend?

The term ‘modular tech’ used to invoke thoughts of synthesizers from the 1970s. Now it’s making a comeback, not least because of Google’s Project Ara smartphone. Beyond that though, there’s Mighty Cast’s upcoming Nex Band.<p>Aimed at teenagers and young adults, the Nex Band is a charm bracelet that …

Atlanta paralyzed by less than 3 inches of snow

ATLANTA — Light snow was falling when Samantha Avers left Duluth, a northeast Atlanta suburb, on Tuesday afternoon. She figured she would be home quickly, for it was only a 30- to 45-minute drive.<p>Twenty-two hours later, Avers, an account manager who had just moved to balmy Atlanta from northern …

Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school

ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing hundreds of children to camp overnight at …

Weather

Thousands still stranded on Atlanta highways after snow catches South unprepared

Thousands of drivers were hopelessly stuck for a second day Wednesday, many without food and water, on paralyzed interstates around Atlanta after a winter storm appeared to take the city by surprise.<p>State and local authorities had no estimate for how many people were stuck, but they said jackknifed …

Weather Experts: It's 'Wrong' To Call Atlanta Storm Unexpected

Meteorologists are used to people faulting their weather predictions. But when Georgia's Gov. Nathan Deal called Tuesday's crippling winter storm "unexpected," he drew responses from several forecasters. One answer came from the head of the American Meteorological Society, who also lives in Georgia.<p>…