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Pro Drifter Pranks Driving Instructors

Leona Chin is a pro driver from Malaysia. She also knows some people who clearly have a beef with some local driving instructors.<p>A production company …

Geek

New Daimler Supertruck boasts incredible 115% mpg improvement

Getting major fuel economy gains from semi trucks isn't easy. The big rigs have to be able to cover thousands of miles reliably all over the country while hauling tons of weight. Still in 2010, the Department of Energy began the Supertruck program to challenge companies to boost efficiency by 50 …

North America

Relive The 'Blood Moon' With These Dazzling Lunar Eclipse Photos

Skywatchers were treated to the second -- and final -- "blood moon" of the year early Wednesday, Oct. 8, and it was quite a show (scroll down for some dazzling photos).<p>A "blood moon" occurs when the reddish hue from a sunset or sunrise reflects onto the moon's surface during a full lunar eclipse, …

The Sun Looks Uncannily Like A Jack-O-Lantern, Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is on its way, and everyone’s starting to get into the festive spirit. Even the sun, it seems, wants to get in on the fun.<p>On Wednesday, the same day that skywatchers were treated to a full "blood moon," NASA captured a spooky image of the sun looking uncannily like a glowing …

An Entire Town Is For Sale — And It's Haunted

Rumors of ghost hauntings still permeate this hamlet.<p>A ghost town in Connecticut is going up for auction just in time for Halloween.<p>Johnsonville Village, in a section of East Haddam, will go for $800,000 on Oct. 28, according to an Auction.com news release. The 62-acre property comes with eight …

This Spooky-Looking Kentucky Mansion Sold for $1

We have a hunch it's already occupied.<p>'Tis the season for haunted houses, and this one — which recently sold for the whopping sum of $1 — is downright spine-tingling.<p>Known as the Ouerbacker-Clement House, this Romanesque-style mansion was built for a prominent coffee merchant named Samuel …

Kentucky

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …