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A space first -- astronauts eat 'home-grown' food

<b>(CNN) —</b> A special treat is on the menu for NASA astronauts on the International Space Station on Monday -- lettuce. But this isn't just any lettuce. It's part of a crop of "Outredgeous" red romaine lettuce grown on the space station.<p>"Fresh food grown in the microgravity environment of space …

Space Exploration

CNN readers pick story on meat production and climate change

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Update: This poll is now closed and the results are in:</i> <i>Readers selected food and meat's impact on climate change</i> as the next topic for CNN's Two° series. Thanks to everyone who voted! <i>Sign up for the Two° newsletter</i> <i>to get updates about that story and this series.</i><p><b>Previous story below:</b><p>Every …


New sub Navy's 'most lethal warship'

<b>NORFOLK, Virginia (CNN) —</b> It's 7,800 tons, 337 feet and $2 billion worth of steel and stealth, with war-fighting controls that look like a big arcade video game.<p>That new-boat smell may have worn off a bit during sea trials, but the man in charge was pumped with pride as the U.S. Navy's newest …


U.S. Navy's submarine fleet

Click through the gallery to learn more about the Navy's submarine fleet.


Drone zooms through humpback whale breath

<b>(CNN) —</b> The remote-controlled drone whirs through a whale's spout at 10 feet above the sea to capture exactly what it exhales.<p>Researchers are using a remote-controlled hexacopter to study endangered humpback whales in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off New England, according to a …


‘Lost in Space’ Galaxy Shines Bright in Image Taken by Hubble Telescope

Poised on the edge of a galactic desert is NGC 6503, a galaxy that appears so alone in the universe that some scientists have called it "lost in space."<p>The galaxy takes center stage in a new image from the Hubble Space Telescope, which shows NGC 6503 shining in visible and ultraviolet light, with …


Britain's election night from #BigRedBus

CNN'S Richard Quest follows election night from atop his big red bus and meets some interesting characters along the way.



<b>1. Quem vai ganhar mais milionários?</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/17 (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)<p>São Paulo - O mundo tem hoje 31,8 milhões de <b>milionários</b>. Em 5 anos, …

Today Humans Began A Journey To The Stars

According to a press release from the American Geophysical Union, the Voyager 1 space probe has passed beyond the heliosphere of our solar system. The discovery is being published as a scientific paper, but curiously NASA seems reluctant to agree with its conclusions.<p>The heliosphere is the bubble …