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Jacques Cousteau's grandson starts planned 31-day undersea stay

By Zachary Fagenson<p>MIAMI (Reuters) - Fabien Cousteau, grandson of famed oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, descended on Sunday for a planned …

Casey Kasem Hospitalized After Dramatic Scene Unfolds at Home

Celebrity<p>Radio icon Casey Kasem was hospitalized in Washington on Sunday after a dramatic scene unfolded outside the home where he has been staying — a situation which culminated with his wife throwing a pound of hamburger meat at his eldest daughter from his first marriage.<p>As ordered by Kitsap …

Bergdahl’s Bitter Homecoming: The Psychological Cost of War

“It’s the children that I can’t forget.”<p>Time and time again, in my psychiatrist’s office at a military clinic, a soldier would tell me this. Strong, …

The Five Biggest Reveals From The Clinton Library Document Dump

On Friday, Bill Clinton’s Presidential Library released the latest trove of previously restricted documents from the 42nd President’s administration. …

Rogue Geoengineering Project May Have Increased Salmon Numbers

The salmon population in an area dosed with iron has doubled.<p>California businessman Russ George made headlines in 2012 when he, in cooperation with a group from a Native Canadian community, dumped more than 100 tons of iron sulfate into the Pacific, some 200 miles off shore. The iron then triggered …

Is our universe a bubble?

The multiverse hypothesis – the idea that there are other universes – can be tested, scientists say.<p>Never mind the big bang; in the beginning was the …

Scientists Probe Depths of Mysterious Hole in Siberia

Weird Science<p>That mysterious crater deep in Siberia will soon be a bit less mysterious; a team of scientists just completed their first survey of the giant hole in northern Yamal — Siberian for "the end of the world." Conspiracy theorists who thought bombs or UFOs might be involved will be …

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Moon boots from first lunar landing get remixed

Forty-five years after making the first footprints on the Moon, those famous moon boots worn by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin are getting a makeover.<p>Called "The Missions," the re-invented moon boot, is actually a snazzy high-top sneaker designed for men and women with advanced …

Moon Landing Anniversary: The Psychology of Space Travel for Returning Astronauts

Forty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon with the Apollo 11 mission, it emerged Nasa had neglected the astronauts on their …

Buzz Aldrin's one-way trip to Mars

<b>A review of the best commentary on and around the world...</b><p>Today's must-read<p>Neil Armstrong's "one small step" onto the moon 45 years ago Sunday was a landmark achievement for humankind, says astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Now, asserts the man who followed Armstrong onto the lunar surface, "more steps are …

When Man Met Moon

There’s always something grandiose about gazing back across the gulf of history. Today, we know so much about what was to come, and the people of the …

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Pictures: 45 Amazing Photos, 45 Years On

Apollo 11 landed on the Moon 45 years ago this weekend - but it's sometimes all to easy to forget that this amazing thing actually happened.<p>And yes, …