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The Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Peaking This Weekend — Here's How to See It

The sky is celebrating Earth Day with a meteor shower you won't want to miss.<p>Stargazers are getting quite a gift this weekend because the oldest …

Astronomy

NASA's Mars Cube One Spacecraft Headed to Red Planet Alongside InSight

A new kind of spacecraft from NASA will launch in May that could change how information travels in deep space. Just like other modern technology, …

Space Exploration

Delta IV Heavy: Powerful Launch Vehicle

The Delta IV Heavy is a variant of the Delta IV line. Until recently, it was the world's most powerful operational launch vehicle in terms of launch …

Space Exploration

Lagoon Nebula Dazzles in Hubble Telescope's 28th-Birthday Photos

The iconic Hubble Space Telescope is about to turn 28 years old, and a batch of gorgeous new imagery helps mark the occasion.<p>Hubble launched aboard …

Universe

The Koeignesegg Regera probably has the coolest key fob in the world -

The $2 million Koenigsegg Regera that was launched at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show is truly an engineering marvel. Created by the Swedish marque as a …

Auto Shows

Mars colonists will get blasted with radiation levels 8 times higher than government limits — here's what they're up against

Space may look like a vast and empty void.<p>But the cosmos teems with invisible, high-energy radiation — particles traveling near light-speed that can pummel human travelers and the surfaces of worlds like tiny bullets.<p>Addressing the threats posed by space radiation is growing all the more necessary: …

Space Travel

Weekend Recipe: Peanut Butter Protein Balls That'll Help Fuel Your Workouts

These delicious protein balls take about five minutes to make and are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack on the run. I often make a …

Healthy Eating

31 of the Best Images From Cassini’s Mission to Saturn

After 20 years of exploring our cosmic neighborhood, NASA's Cassini spacecraft fell toward Saturn in 2017, burning up in the planet's atmosphere on …

Astronomy

7 Ways to Get a Sharper Bird Image

Not satisfied with the sharpness of your bird photography?Fortunately, there's a number of tricks you can use to avoid blurry photos. And the best …

Nature Photography

Whoa! 3.6-magnitude earthquake rattles Michigan

DETROIT — A small earthquake rattled metro Detroit Thursday night.<p>The 3.6-magnitude quake struck at about 8 p.m., centered near Amherstburg, Ontario, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>"They happen from time to time, right in that magnitude" in southeast Michigan, said David Gurney, …

Natural Disasters

Lyrid meteor shower to light up Earth Day sky

One of the oldest skywatching traditions on Earth is underway and set to peak this weekend. So lay back, relax and look up at the sky.<p>The best chance to see "shooting stars" in months comes this Earth Day weekend to those who are willing to head outside before dawn (or stay up all night long).<p>The …

Meteor Showers

SpaceX gets approval to develop its BFR rocket and spaceship system at Port of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve a permit that allows SpaceX to build and operate a facility at the Port of L.A. to develop its BFR rocket and spaceship system.<p>The formal approval came days after L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that SpaceX would …

Space Exploration

Half-Nude Florida Man Wearing Underwear Marked "Breathalyzer, Blow Here" Arrested for DUI

He also had condoms strewn throughout the vehicle...and binoculars on the passenger's seat.<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will Sabel Courtney's …

Crime

The Storied History of the Spooky Physics Behind China's Teleportation Success

God does not play dice with the universe. He plays an ineffable game of his own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the …

Quantum Mechanics

This water bottle sitting on top of a table is actually a mind-boggling optical illusion — and it's guaranteed to freak you out

Fact: We all love optical illusions. (Remember "The Dress" and this woman's viral mirror selfie?). But one Japanese artist's 3-D drawings are <i>really</i> wowing the Internet with their ability to fool the human mind.<p>Take a look at this one. Tell me that isn't a real bottle.<p>Don't believe it's a …

Optical Illusions

These are all the fighter jets in the US Air Force

The Air Force has a different kind of plane for every task, but its fighter jets are often its most visible aircraft, carrying out a variety of missions over any kind of terrain.<p>The first F-15 arrived in the early 1970s, and the highly advanced (though technical troubled) F-35 came online in the …

Military

Woman Caught Naked in Stranger's Bathtub Eating Cheetos

Imagine walking into your home after a long day of work and heading into the bathroom only to find a fully nude stranger eating your Cheetos while …

Fort Worth

Jurassic World Air-Blown Dinosaur Costumes

Posted: April 19, 2018<p>Forget Halloween, these Jurassic World air-blown dinosaur costumes are #1 on my summer shopping list. T-Rex for the <i>Jurassic</i> …

Acceleration Video Shows the Insane 5,000-Horsepower Devel Sixteen Hypercar Is Real

And pretty dang quick, for what it's worth.<p>YouTube | Devel Sixteen<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Sports Cars

Mystery of sea nomads' amazing ability to freedive is solved

Scientists have uncovered the secrets of the Bajau people, long-famed for their ability to hold their breath for extraordinary lengths of time<p>The secret behind the ability of a group of “sea nomads” in Southeast Asia to hold their breath for extraordinary periods of time while freediving to hunt …

Biology

Hubble delivers dazzling Lagoon Nebula for 28th anniversary

NASA and the European Space Agency celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope with a look at the dreamlike Lagoon Nebula.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope knows how to celebrate its anniversary in style. Each year, the telescope team releases a new, mind-blowing image of something gorgeous. The Lagoon Nebula is …

Cosmology

Planet Earth doomed to become ‘hellish’ death world like Venus, Nasa researchers fear

We love to grumble about life here on Earth, but it’s basically the nicest place in the known universe.<p>But it could one day follow in the footsteps …

Astronomy

The World's Loudest Sound Caused Shock Waves 10,000 Times That of a Hydrogen Bomb

It shattered eardrums more than 50 km away.<p>On 27 August 1883, Earth made the loudest noise in recorded history.<p>Emanating from the island of Krakatoa, …

Geology

NASA Rocket Blasts Off in Search of New Planets

Planets

This Glitter-Filled Algae Is a Living Opal

There’s a reason that many natural things look unbelievably cool: Evolution. Given the stresses of existing on this turbulent spinning orb, some …

Science

Chevrolet Will Now Let You Pay for Gas on Your Touchscreen

GM partners with Shell<p>Late last year, General Motors launched Marketplace, an app integrated into the multimedia systems of certain vehicles. It allows you to purchase food and other goods and services straight from your touchscreen. Now, on certain Chevrolet vehicles with Marketplace, you can pay …

General Motors

NASA launches planet-hunting spacecraft

Spacecraft

Gun Review: Top five single stack, striker fired 9mm handguns

In a world of skinny jeans and tight t-shirts, sometimes the only option for concealment is a slim style, single stack. Not ever gun owner, though, …

Concealed Carry

Woman seeks firefighters’ help for her high AF raccoon

A woman showed up frantic at an Indiana fire station last week seeking help for her pet raccoon—who apparently was stoned out of its poor little mind.<p>…

Fire Fighting

Trump’s next NASA administrator is a Republican congressman with no background in science

Jim Bridenstine’s confirmation has been controversial — even among members of his own party.<p>The US Senate on Wednesday cleared the way for Jim Bridenstine, a Republican Congress member from Oklahoma, to become the next administrator of NASA. The post has remained vacant since January 2017, when …

Space Science