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NASA Hid the Air Force's F-22s in Its Huge Hangar During a Hurricane

Mind if we stay the night?<p>When tropical storm Hermine was working its way up to Virginia, the Air Force realized it needed to do something to guard F-22 Raptors from the harsh weather conditions. That's when they called NASA.<p>Fortunately, the local Air Force base is located fairly close to NASA's …

New 'Star Trek' TV Series Adds Writers From 'The Next Generation,' 'Deep Space Nine,' And 'Voyager'

It’s old news to true Star Trek fans, but 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the franchise, and Paramount & CBS, co-owners of the property in it’s …

Uber’s car leasing program turns its drivers into modern-day sharecroppers

Behind the shiny veneer of Uber’s venture capital–backed technological innovation lies a time-tested business model: labor exploitation. Uber’s latest scheme is a new spin on the age-old practice of sharecropping. Struggling to find enough drivers willing to put miles on their own cars, Uber …

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Releasing the pressure on the restless Earth

Our planet is always on the move, but sometimes it is more restless than usual. As the last ice age came to an end, around 10,000 years ago, there was a surge in volcanic activity as ice caps melted, decreasing pressure on the Earth’s crust.<p>Since then our planet has reached a steady state, with …

Geology

Top 10 secret gardens in the UK

All eyes may be on Chelsea for the flower show next week, but for a more peaceful day out, check out our selection of lesser-known oases around the UK<p>The Dorothy Clive Garden, Shropshire<p>Once a gravel quarry, this garden was created in 1940 by Colonel Harry Clive for his wife Dorothy, who had …

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Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …