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NASA’s newest spacecraft will fly through the Sun’s scorching hot atmosphere

The Parker Solar Probe is getting closer to our star than any vehicle has before<p>In the wee hours of Saturday morning, a car-sized NASA spacecraft will embark on its journey to the center of our Solar System, where it will mingle with the scorching hot atmosphere of our Sun. The vehicle is the …

Astronomy

Star Trek: The History of Jean-Luc Picard

Iconic Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart has announced that he will once again portray Jean-Luc Picard in a new Star Trek series on CBS All Access. Greg takes a look back at the history of the popular Starfleet captain. Disclaimer: GameSpot is a property of CBS Interactive.

Science Fiction

17 Mixed-Breed Dogs Who Are The Cutest Things Alive

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Pets

10 lethal special operations units from around the world

Special Analysis: Breakdown on top 10 Special Ops Units around the world

Top 10

17 Rare Dog Breeds That'll Turn Your Heart To A Big Ol' Pile Of Mush

MUST. PET. ALL. OF. THEM.

Pets

17 Reasons Why Captain Jean-Luc Picard Was The Best

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Science Fiction

This Little Piglet Wandered Onto a Kind Person’s Doorstep – Now He Is Taking the World by Storm (PHOTOS)

The story of Elvis Pigsley is sure to bring a big smile to your face. This little piglet found himself on just the right doorstep at just the right …

Now THAT'S flying under the radar! US Air Force Top Gun pilot puts on incredible show for the planespotters as he flies below them through north Wales valleys

© AFP/Getty Images<p>© AFP/Getty Images<p>The F-15s based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk were flying along the Mach Loop near Dolgellau, North Wales, earlier …

Aviation

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Python Swallows Woman Whole—What Experts Say About the Rare Attack

Development in their native habitat might be influencing their behavior, but humans have a history of conflict with snakes.<p>The reported killing of a woman in Indonesia by a large snake has raised questions about how human development is impacting both people and serpents.<p>Fifty-four-year-old Wa Tiba …

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4,000 Year Old UFO Found In Grand Canyon In Relatively Good Condition!

The Grand Canyon has an unexpected Alien guest? But this guest forgot to check out over 4,000 years ago! I'm talking about the wreckage of a UFO …

Boeing 747s Are Back From the Dead

A funny thing happened to an older generation of Boeing Co. 747 jumbo jets on their way to dusty oblivion in desert parking lots.<p>Instead of being …

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

NASA successfully tested a nuclear reactor that works in space

If space is an ocean, the International Space Station is a raft tethered to the shore. The moon is a nearby island that we’ve visited briefly. To go any further or stay any longer, humanity needs more power.<p>Now, NASA may have the source: A tiny nuclear reactor called KRUSTY, for Kilopower Reactor …

Reckless dolphin totally body-slams unsuspecting paddleboarder

You never realize just how large dolphins are till one of them body-slams you.<p>Andrew Hill, an Australian paddleboarder, came face-to-face (er, …

The man who owns his own real-life fighter jet

The classic ‘mid-life crisis’ purchase is a sports car, or perhaps a new set of golf clubs.<p>Stephen White bought a Tornado fighter jet.<p>But while the …

The illusion of time

<b>The Order of Time</b> <i>Carlo Rovelli</i> Allen Lane (2018)<p>According to theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli, time is an illusion: our naive perception of its …

Aerodynamics in racing

Aerodynamics is the science that studies objects moving through air. It is closely related to fluid dynamics as air is considered a compressible …

Physics

Photographer captures bittersweet spirit of a dog who has been living in a park for 13 years

Sometimes, a picture paints a thousand sighs.<p>No one really knows how a dog ended up living in a Los Angeles-area park for at least 13 years. But …

Pets

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

Russia Feared Hitler's Panzer Tanks. But They Might Have Feared Who Led Them Even More.

The wide tracks of Soviet T-34S and colossal KV-1S crunched through the snow. Night had fallen west of Belgorod on March 15, 1943. The Soviet tank …

World History

These 8 Prefabs in Seattle Make Us Want to Move to the Emerald City

There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so popular in the booming northwestern corner of Seattle, Washington.<p>Although Seattle has long been acclaimed for being surrounded by water, mountains, and evergreen forests, more recently, it's become a hotbed for modern design and high-quality …

Russia's MiG-25s Flew So Fast They Destroyed Their Own Engines - Warrior Maven

Horrors of War: 35 Incredible Photos That Show the Brutal Reality of 'the Battle of Stalingrad', 1942-43

The Battle of Stalingrad (23 August 1942 – 2 February 1943) was a major confrontation of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the …

15 Before After Photos Of Adopted Doggos That Show How Love Can Transform A Broken Soul

Dogs are gentle creatures. Of course, if you have been chased by one on the streets, I can understand why you disagree. But let's be honest. You …

Pets

All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked

The <i>Enterprise</i> isn’t just quintessential to the long history of <i>Star Trek</i>, it’s alsoone of the most iconic starships of all time. It was the star of …

Democrats Say America Is The Worst Western Country For Mass Shootings. That's A Lie.

There’s a myth that has been propagated by Democrats after mass shootings: mass shootings are far more common in the United States than in other …

Formula One 2018 car launches: Every team's new look for the season as they are unveiled

Logan's Run: Everything you didn't know about the '70s sci-fi classic

For geeks of a particular age who grew up in the Swingin' '70s, MGM's <i>Logan's Run</i> exists on an ethereal plane prior to the <i>Star Wars</i> supernova …