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Amazing new image of Saturn’s puzzling hexagon

Saturn’s hexagon is a long-lived weather pattern at the planet’s north pole, first spotted by Voyager 1 in 1980.<p>The Cassini mission to Saturn …

Full video of Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic leap from 24 miles up

Baumgartner’s jump came 65 years to the day after Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in a plane. But Baumgartner went supersonic using just his …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

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Ivan Drago lost to Rocky and won at life

Ivan Drago lost to Rocky and won at life.

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

FYI: Why Does Some Food Taste Bad To Some People And Good To Others?

People who have a lot of papillae—the bumps on our tongue, most of which house our taste buds—often find flavors overwhelming. They're "supertasters," and as such they add cream to their coffee and order food mild instead of spicy. Subtasters, on the other hand, have low papillae density and prefer …

2013 Invention Awards: Family Flier

A homebuilt airplane designed with maximum efficiency in mind.<p>John McGinnis thinks ordinary families would rather skip the airport and fly themselves. So he is trying to reinvent the personal airplane with the help of his father, son, and a rotating crew of about two dozen volunteers. Unlike small …

17-year-old cicadas are kicking off 'Swarmageddon' in North Carolina

People are getting all twitchy about the bugs that are coming out in New York and New Jersey after a 17-year buildup, but when it comes to cicadas, Billy Tesh is seeing the real deal in North Carolina.<p>"I was so excited," Tesh told NBC News from Greensboro, where he runs a company called Pest …