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Read Roald Dahl's Powerful Letter to Parents About Vaccination From 1988

In 1962, Roald Dahl, the British author of beloved children's books including <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda,</i> and <i>Fantastic Mr Fox</i>, lost …

Exploring the Planets With an Amateur Telescope

If you're a new telescope owner, the whole sky is your playground. But if you're a beginner, you may want to start by looking for planets. The …

North Korea Designed A Nuke. So Did This Truck Driver

This year, deep inside a mountain, North Korea detonated a giant nuclear bomb.<p>The weapon was powerful; at least 10 times more destructive than the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II. The North claimed it was an advanced, thermonuclear design. The test came just months …

North Korea

LIGO has finally solved the mystery of the universe's missing gold by "watching" stars smash into each other

The discovery was made after studying a so-called kilonova spotted in a burst of gravitational waves detected on 17 August 2017<p>It’s been a busy few …

Just two Adelie penguin chicks survived this year's breeding season

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) will introduce a proposal to set up a Marine Protection Area (MPA) to help the Adelie penguin colony in east Antarctica …

Here's What Can Happen to Your Brain And Body When You Shoot a Gun

It's a full-on experience.<p>You look down the sight of a gun, take aim, slowly exhale, and pull the trigger.<p>What happens next is an explosion of …

US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people do

Can you say 'collateral damage'?Two members of the US House of Representatives today introduced a law bill that would allow hacking victims to seek …

Cybersecurity

Eye-opening maps reveal how and where Americans die

To see those patterns, you need more granular data points.<p>The Institutes for Health Metrics and Evaluation has that information. Relying on 2014 government data, IHME offers an online tool that can sort mortality by cause of death, age, sex, location, or any combination of the four, all based on …

Public Health

Ellen DeGeneres Had the Perfect Response to Why She'd Never Have Trump on Her Show

Ellen DeGeneres has no love for President Donald Trump, it's safe to say. DeGeneres was one among many celebrities who tweeted words of support after Clinton's loss. "Thank you @HillaryClinton for your speech and for your endless bravery. We are stronger together," she wrote. In January, she …

Former Governor Who Tried to Sell Obama's Senate Seat Speaks Out — See How Prison Has Changed Rod Blagojevich

One of country’s most noteworthy political criminals is speaking out for the first time from prison.<p>Rod Blagojevich, the former governor of Illinois, …

Rod Blagojevich

US Air Force Dusts Off Old Skills to Fight a New Kind of War in Eastern Europe

ÄMARI AIR BASE, Estonia—A memorial site for Soviet air force pilots is hidden in the woods just outside the gates of this NATO air base. Some of the …

Fires, heat waves, and hurricanes: why this summer's extreme weather is here to stay

‘At some point, our luck will run out’<p>This summer, the US has had several record-smashing natural disasters: over 110 large fires are burning throughout the country, especially in the West; California recently had a deadly heat wave that set all-time heat records in several towns, including San …

Climate Change

Before and after photos show Hurricane Irma's devastation in the Caribbean

Hurricane Irma caused billions in damage in Florida, destroying large parts of the Keys and knocking out power to at least 60 percent of the state. …

The Bodyguards of Kim Jong-Un

Korean nukes are just one part of Russia and China's war against the West.<p>‘Why did we lose this war?” asked James Burnham of Vietnam in National …

North Korea

What It’s Like to Experience a Category 5 Hurricane

On Aug. 18, 1969, Hurricane Camille made landfall along the Gulf Coast of the United States as a Category 5 hurricane, the strongest storm on Earth. …

This Dead Russian Nuclear Submarine Could Be a "Ticking Environmental Time Bomb"

<i>While K-27 ultimately turned out to be a disaster, her lead-bismuth technology would eventually be used onboard the Soviet Union’s later Project 705</i> …

Hurricane Irma Looks Like an Absolute Monster From Space

NASA on Wednesday posted video footage of Hurricane Irma as seen from aboard the International Space Station, and it looks every bit like the beast …

Satellite images show North Korean mountain after nuclear test that could collapse and unleash an environmental disaster

The estimated 160 kiloton explosion deep under the Punggye-ri mountain in North Korea visibly shook and shifted the earth.<p>"We call it 'taking the roof off,'" Wen Lianxing, the lead geophysicist at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, told the South China Morning Post. "If the …

North Korea

Hurricane hunters see 'stadium effect' inside Irma's eye

The eye of dangerous Hurricane Irma looks something like a sports stadium.<p>The so-called "Hurricane Hunters" from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Forty Years Later, Voyager 1 Is an Interstellar Trailblazer

On Sept. 5, 1977, NASA's historic Voyager 1 mission launched, joining its identical robotic twin, Voyager 2, on what would turn out to be a 40-year …

Thurgood Marshall asked an ex-Klan member to help him make Supreme Court history

The irony was stark.<p>Fifty years ago, Thurgood Marshall, the grandson of an enslaved man who had become one of the country’s most famous litigators, …

Thurgood Marshall

Princess Mako Officially Leaves Her Royal Status to Marry a Commoner with a 'Bright Smile'

Princess Mako of Akishino has officially announced that she will be abandoning her royal status to marry for love.<p>The eldest granddaughter of …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Best Cooking Method for Steak: The Reverse Sear | The Art of Manliness

While on book tour in Chicago a few months back, I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down to enjoy a leisurely meal, and a few cold beers, with …

Newcomer Harris Dickinson makes waves in gay coming-of-age indie Beach Rats

If Harris Dickinson’s name doesn’t sound familiar, that’s because he’s never been in a movie before. But the 21-year-old appears in every scene of …

Not another one! Storm Irma forms in Atlantic and is expected to become hurricane later this week

Just as the United States is starting to pick up the pieces after Hurricane Harvey - more ominous weather is on its way.<p>Tropical storm Irma has …