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Report: Pilots in deadly Florida Black Hawk crash disobeyed orders

The pilots of a Black Hawk military helicopter that crashed last March, killing all 11 service members aboard, had disobeyed direct orders by flying into worsening weather, according to an investigation report.<p>The military said in June the crash was caused when the pilots became disoriented at …

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Psychology: Why bad news dominates the headlines

Why are newspapers and TV broadcasts filled with disaster, corruption and incompetence? It may be because we’re drawn to depressing stories without realising, says psychologist Tom Stafford.<p>When you read the news, sometimes it can feel like the only things reported are terrible, depressing events. …

The truth about smart drugs

Are we asking the right questions about pills designed to boost brainpower? Marek Kohn looks at what they can do for us – and what they can’t.<p>“You know how they say that we can only access 20% of our brain?” says the man who offers stressed-out writer Eddie Morra a fateful pill in the 2011 film …

Welcome To The Nuclear Command Bunker

Where's The Bunker?<p>The base's 150 missiles are divided into "flights" labeled with letters. NPR visited Flight F (Foxtrot).<p>The stretch of Interstate 80 between Cheyenne, Wyo., and Lincoln, Neb., is straight and flat. High plains stretch out on either side.<p>But scattered along this unremarkable road, …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Weighs In On Ken Ham's Claim That Aliens Will Go To Hell

Creationist Ken Ham's strange comment about aliens rendered the usually loquacious Neil deGrasse Tyson almost speechless during his recent appearance on “Real Time with Bill Maher.”<p>Ham, the president and CEO of Answers in Genesis and the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky., said in a July 20 blog …

Quantum Wonderland: Neutron 'Cheshire Cats' Created

The Cheshire Cat of the classic children's book "Alice in Wonderland" had a smile that could disconnect from its body. And now, in the spirit of …

Why is the speed of darkness faster than the speed of light?

Michael Stevens explains why darkness moves faster than light in this new episode of Vsauce. I usually find these explainers interesting because they …