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The Week In Numbers: Fire In Space, The First Cloned Human Embryo, And More

<b>1,350 light-years</b>: the distance to a "fiery ribbon" stretching across the Orion Nebula, captured recently by a submillimeter-wavelength camera inside Chile's Atacama Pathfinder Experiment telescope. The ribbon is actually a glow given off by cold interstellar dust at wavelengths too long for human …

Mars rover Opportunity breaks record for longest NASA drive off Earth

NASA's Curiosity rover has stolen much of the spotlight on Mars lately with its discoveries of once-watery environments and strange, door-handle shaped rocks. But this week, NASA's older rover Opportunity drove into the history books, becoming the furthest NASA object to travel on the surface of …

Buggy hordes of cicadas sighted in Virginia ... but New York? Not yet - Cosmic Log

The first of the Brood II cicadas, which only mature every 17 years, are being spotted in some southern states including Virginia. NBC's Brian Williams reports.<p>There's been a groundswell of 17-year cicadas in Virginia and other southern states, as revealed by a fresh wave of photos and eyewitness …

Week in Photos: May 18, 2013

From the Soyuz capsule touching down in Kazakhstan to Texas tornadoes, see the week’s most striking images.<p>NASA/CSA/EPA, via Landov

Cannes Film Festival’s Buzziest Films: ‘Bling Ring’ & More (PHOTOS)

With Spielberg leading the jury, the action along the Croisette kicks off Wednesday. From Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Bling Ring’ to the Coen brothers’ …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

Amazing Two-Story Bike Strolls Through Los Angeles

More than just your average bicycle, Richie Trimble's self-built <i>STOOPID TALL</i> bike stands at 14.5 feet tall, making the rider's seat nearly two stories above the ground. It's no wonder why the bike turned heads last week as Trimble rode the towering two-wheeler through the streets of Los Angeles for …

Cycling

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

NASA

National Geographic Travel

The Highs and Lows of Human-Powered Flight

On March 19th 2012, YouTube user <i>jarnosmeets80</i> uploaded a video to YouTube entitled "Flying like a bird | part 14/14." In it, a man donning a set of homemade wings and a helmet with a GoPro attached achieves what many wishful-thinkers, scientists and millennia of wingless bipeds have long dreamed of …

colors and lights

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

Cannes-Fashion Photos: Emma Watson Blows Kisses from the Croisette

Lucky for Sofia Coppola, Emma Watson, and the cast of <i>The Bling Ring,</i> the sky over Cannes had dried up before their red-carpet premiere on Thursday. (In case it hadn’t, the actors had unconsciously coordinated in black-and-white to accommodate any color of parapluie.) Ahead, the most striking looks …

National Geographic Travel

ABC News on Twitter: "Photos: #NorthAmerica series captures stunning images of wilderness http://t.co/0YnOlYvDda via @discovery http://t.co/cXB7FUvqiy"

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GMA Pop News on Twitter: "Photos: #Liberace's Lavish Lifestyle http://t.co/acJE7M1a04 Pics by AP. #BehindTheCandelabra http://t.co/NR2T2BdYQT"

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Cop and 4 Others Lift SUV Off 8-Year-Old Girl

A New Mexico police officer and four good Samaritans are being credited with saving the life of an 8-year-old girl by lifting an SUV off her.<p>Newly …

Law Enforcement

Powerball Pot Would Near $1 Billion if No One Wins on Saturday

The estimated jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has swelled to a record $600 million for the popular lottery game, but one official estimated …

Statistics

This Timelapse Will Spin You 360º Around The Empire State Building

While it is not the tallest building in New York, the Empire State Building is one of the most recognizable in the city's skyline, and its nightly light show can be spotted around the city and even in New Jersey.<p>We used this 360º building capture photo technique to create a timelapse video of what …

Skyscrapers