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New Stealth Drone Has No Moving Surfaces at All

The result is a lighter, simpler, stealthier airplane harder for radar to detect.<p>BAE Systems has unveiled a new aircraft design that could be a major advance in stealth technology. The new MAGMA drone does away with aircraft control surfaces, resulting in an aircraft whose shape remains constant …

SpaceX Launches (and Lands) Used Rocket on Historic NASA Cargo Mission

SpaceX launched and landed a used rocket today (Dec. 15), pulling off yet another spaceflight double play during a delivery mission for NASA that …

DC vs. Marvel: Why the Rivalry Is Bigger than 'Justice League'

The companies' friendly rivalry has turned a bit sour as star comics writer Brian Michael Bendis defects and Warners insiders fret about its A-list …

9 stunningly picturesque oases

Sweet spots in the sun<p>Oases captivate the imagination. These unexpected dots of lushness in the middle of a desert are intriguing because of the …

Perfect Pancake Recipes

These warm, fluffy pancake recipes will give you a reason to rise and shine in the morning.<p>Hot off the griddle, thick, fluffy, crispy on the outside, …

Breakfast

Leonid Meteor Shower 2017: What You Need to Know

From the vantage point of space, meteor showers are just trails of space trash, tiny bits of rock and ice left behind by comets as they race through …

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Photo Gallery

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: The 755-HP Front-Engined Vette To End All Front-Engined Vettes – Official Photos and Info

How to buy the perfect pair of sunglasses

Whether you pick your sunglasses as meticulously as your outfit or simply slip them on as an afterthought while stepping out of the door, there is no …

The Most Underrated Movies of 2017 (So Far)

While certain movies out there are shoe-ins for Oscar glory, others went sadly overlooked both critically and at the box office. So while we’ll …

Physicists Just Witnessed Quasiparticles Forming For The First Time Ever

It's a glorious moment for science.<p>For the first time, scientists have observed the formation of quasiparticles - a strange phenomenon observed in …

How to Find Your New Zodiac Sign After NASA's Recalculations

Not that it actually affects your personality or your future.<p>The Babylonians were lazy: When they came up with the zodiac signs, they left one out on …

The Engine That Combines Gas and Diesel

It could be the future of internal combustion.<p>Diesel engines are great because of the significant torque they produce, but also because they offer better fuel economy than comparable gas-powered engines. Gas engines, however, produce fewer toxic emissions than their diesel counterparts. Now, …

This Awesome Rookie Teacher Welcomed His 4th Grade Students With A Music Video

There appears to be at least one glint of hope amidst Chicago’s continual public school woes. His name is Mr. Dwayne Reed, and he’s so happy to meet you.<p>Reed, a fresh-faced first-year teacher at Stenson Elementary School, opted to leave the black-and-white syllabi in the Xerox machine and instead …

Get To Mars in Just Two Days with the Solar Express Concept

The Solar Express Concept is one that involves transporting passengers, supplies and minerals between planets and space stations within the solar …

Forget what you heard: Jupiter does not orbit the sun

NASA's Juno probe just passed closer to Jupiter than any human-made craft ever. And no surprise, photos confirm that the fifth planet from the sun looks huge up close. <i>Huge.</i><p>It's so huge, in fact, that it doesn't actually orbit the sun. Not exactly. With 2.5 times the mass of all the other planets in …

Astronomy

Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal setting, here's what the high achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

NASA’s new X-plane and the future of electric aircraft

The world is on a quest to create cleaner, quieter airplanes that could replace the fuel-guzzling, roaring commercial aircraft in use today.<p>NASA is leading much of the research and development effort in this area and today they’ve announced an official name for their next X-plane concept: the X-57 …

Aviation

The Vortex 250 is the Lamborghini of racing drones

Having spent a good deal of time flying UAVs like DJI’s Inspire 1 and Phantom 4, I like to consider myself experienced with drones. So when I came across Horizon Hobby’s Vortex 250 Pro racing drone, I didn’t think twice that it was labeled for “the experienced pilot”. I thought I’d take off, hover …

Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …

Solar FPV Plane Flies Forever

We love solar power. Not only is it environmentally friendly, but it’s relatively lightweight and involves fragile high technology. Just the sort of …

NASA's Gorgeous Timelapse of the Mercury Transit Will Make You Feel So Small

If a whole planet is just a tiny black dot, what does that make us?<p>Yesterday, Mercury's orbit passed in front of the sun for the first time since 2012 and the last time until 2019. Obviously, staring at the sun to watch this happen is not a great idea unless you are taking great pains to do it …

A Chevrolet and a Boeing 787 now have something in common

Your average new car costs $32,000 or so. Your average Boeing 787 Dreamliner runs, oh, $150 million, give or take a few million. Yet the two have something interesting in common -- at least when it comes to Chevrolet. Now, just like the plane, certain new Chevrolets can alert the driver before a …

How To Improve Your Memory And Concentration

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

Sleep

Here's What Happens to a Kid's Body After Cutting Sugar for Just 10 Days

<b>(NS)</b> Although it may sound like a bad infomercial, a study financed by the National Institutes of Health has shown that <b>cutting added sugar in</b> …

7 Simple Dinners You Should Totally Bookmark

Easy ways to eat pasta, pizza, and salmon — because you deserve it.

10 insanely awesome incredible edible egg hacks

Did you know May is National Egg Month?<p>Eggs may be one of the world's most versatile foods and they are a protein powerhouse, chock full of essential vitamins and minerals.<p>Whether you like 'em poached, roasted, hard boiled, fried, or scrambled, there's always a new egg dish to try.<p>But perfecting …

Tesla’s bioweapon mode is a stroke of genius for developing markets

Tesla today shared details of how effective its particulate filters are. Spoiler alert: They are so good, not only do they clean up the air inside the car, they make the world <i>outside</i> the car cleaner, too. It may not be obvious why this matters: The company is aiming squarely at a very specific type …

Hubble telescope captures sharpest image yet of mysterious red rectangle

A striking new image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope delivers a deep look into a mysterious cosmic object called the Red Rectangle Nebula.<p>The Red Rectangle, so named because of its bizarre shape and striking color, is a nebula — a cosmic cloud of gas and particles. In this case, the nebula …

What is holding back the growth of solar power?

Solar sector needs better power storage, grid infrastructure and government support to meet bullish growth predictions<p>Sixty years ago, the price of solar panels was astronomical. At a cost of $1,910 (£1,350) per watt in today’s money, the only practical use for them was in space on the US Vanguard …

Solar Panels