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The world's best drone photography – in pictures

Aerial photography platform SkyPixel received 27,000 entries to its 2016 competition. Here are the winning shots plus some of our favourites

Aerial Photography

Scientists Have Filmed a 'Sonic Boom' of Light For The First Time

Whoa.<p>For the first time, researchers have filmed light creating a ‘sonic boom’ - officially known as a photonic Mach cone - using a new type of …


How NASA Got Apollo Astronauts Through the Dangerous Van Allen Belts

Not all radioactivity is equal.<p>It's always difficult being the first, especially when you're going into space. The Apollo program encountered many difficulties on its trip to the Moon, ranging from mechanical to astrophysics. The issue of the Van Allen belt and its radioactivity was a particularly …

Deep sea fisherman shares pictures of his horrifying catches

The vast majority of the world’s oceans remain unexplored, which means there are possibly thousands of creatures waiting down there to be …

Photos: Dining in outer space with the astronauts of the world

Houston, we have tuna<p>Call it the corned beef incident. In 1965, rookie astronaut John Young smuggled a contraband Reuben sandwich aboard NASA’s …

Food & Dining

Joe McKnight is dead because his life didn't matter enough for him to be alive

The shooting of the former NFL player at the age of 28 synopsizes America’s feelings about black men and women – and the families they leave behind<p>Birthday parties for babies tend to be more for the adults present than the actual baby celebrated, and my daughter’s first birthday party — which, due …