For a small, remote site in the desert with a modest staff, the High Speed Flight Station saw some incredible advances in aviation's that ultimately led to spaceflight. North of Los Angeles and north the
With recent news headlines proclaiming that dozens of people have been selected as finalists for a Martian astronaut corps, it might seem like a trip to this alien world might finally be close at hand.
Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home Mercury is more than just a dead, roasted chunk of rock. In fact, the solar system’s smallest planet is proving to be surprisingly lively. Well, not in the sense
Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie Heaven Is for Real, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited
Antiquities ministry reiterates calls for international community to intervene after reports of new attack on ancient city of Dur Sharrukin The Iraqi antiquities ministry has acknowledged reports of a
There's no shortage of ways that Neill Blomkamp's science-fiction robot story "Chappie" goes off the rails. The movie is a retread of so many bots-gone-wild/bots-still-cute movies, and the way Blomkamp
Project info Waking Detroit is a title that holds different meanings. Wake means to be active. It means to emerge from a state of sleep. Wake also means to watch over a dead body prior to burial. This
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If people have heard of Christopher Wren, they tend to know him as an architect. As the plaque in St Paul’s Cathedral says, “if you seek his monument – look around you”. It is unsurprising, then, that
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We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully, Food52's Test Kitchen Manager Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with
12 Servings Active Time: 10 min Total Time: 25 min For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a of
Delicious beers to drink this fall. [Photos: Mike Reis except where noted.] Fall has its ups and downs. The leaves change to beautiful colors, the kids are back at school, and you're reminded of how good
Artists from over 30 countries have transformed a village on the Tunisian island of Djerba into an 'open-air museum'. "I think the best part of things, of projects like this, is that they are very community
Scientists zero-in on how a lightning zap could give rise to living things. In the early 1950s, a chemist named Stanley Miller mixed up a bunch of gases including methane, ammonia and hydrogen. That's
"Death travelers" are bringing back stories of life beyond death. They can fly through walls or circle the planets, turn into pure light or meet long-dead relatives. Many have blissful experiences of love.
(CNN) — Neil Harbisson is the world's first legally recognized cyborg. He has an antenna implanted into his skull that gives him access to something he was born without: the ability to perceive color.