World FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Engineers in Japan have installed the world's largest floating wind turbine, a towering 344-foot structure that is billed as being able to withstand 65-foot waves and even tsunamis.
Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you. Switching
Coach drivers' eye movements and blinks are to be tracked by computers as part of a test to see whether the tech could be used to prevent accidents on long distance trips. Five firms have each fitted product
Sergei Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3 — "Rach 3," as fans fondly call it — is one of the most famously difficult pieces of music there is. The sheet music goes on and on, with notes so dense the pages
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Howard Hughes’ H-4 Hercules troop transport plane, the “Spruce Goose,” Long Beach Harbor, Calif., November 2, 1947
Howard Hughes’ H-4 Hercules troop transport plane, the “Spruce Goose,” Long Beach Harbor, Calif., November 2, 1947. See more photos of the aviation genius, Howard Hughes - the creator of the largest ‘flying
Today in 1972, the first game of the World Chess Championship between challenger Bobby Fischer and defending champion Boris
Today in 1972, the first game of the World Chess Championship between challenger Bobby Fischer and defending champion Boris Spassky started. On the anniversary of his legendary victory over Spassky, LIFE.com
On Buckminster Fuller’s birthday, LIFE.com pays tribute to the great American inventor, architect, engineer and visionary, and celebrates “the importance of unintended consequences.” See more photos of
In honor of the departure of the first US lunar landing mission on this day in 1969, LIFE.com publishes the page spreads (i.e., the entire issue) from LIFE’s famous August 11, 1969, Special Edition: “To
LIFE magazine informed its no-doubt head-scratching readers in August 1948, had been distributed on posters and flyers around Cape Cod’s Provincetown that summer in order to entice potential devotees to
LIFE.com recalls World War II in the Pacific through one of the most influential photographs ever taken in any war: the image of three dead Americans half-buried in the sand at a place called Buna Beach.
On the anniversary of the Oct. 23, 1956, start of the Hungarian Revolution, LIFE.com recalls the violent uprising against the Soviets through photographs by the great Michael Rougier. (Photo: Michael &
Muhammad Ali (left) taunts rival and heavyweight champ Joe Frazier at Frazier’s training camp ahead of their March 1971 of
Muhammad Ali (left) taunts rival and heavyweight champ Joe Frazier at Frazier’s training camp ahead of their March 1971 “Fight of the Century” title bout. (Photo: John Shearer—Time & Life Pictures/Getty