Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the U.S. space agency is launching another almost exactly like it — this time on a different rocket.
Monday, June 30, 2014
A study detailing how Facebook secretly manipulated the news feed of some 700,000 users to study “emotional contagion” has prompted anger on social media.
Three times, Victor Mooney tried to row across the Atlantic. Three times he failed. One boat sank. Another lost its freshwater system. A third sprang a leak and left him drifting on a life raft for two weeks. As he planned for a fourth attempt, his wife made it clear it would be the last.
The 12,600-year-old remains of an infant boy were reburied Saturday in a Native American ceremony in the U.S. after scientists recovered DNA from the child discovered in Montana in 1968.
In the meadow, four white-haired Shorthorn heifers peel off from the others, raising their heads at the same time in the same direction. Unsettling, when you know they are clones.
NASA sent a saucer-like vehicle high into the sky Saturday to test technology for a future Mars landing, but its parachute tangled when deployed and the spacecraft splashed into the Pacific Ocean.
Despite overall numbers in the tens of thousands, mustang advocates say the wild horse is on the verge of going extinct in North America for the second time in 13,000 years and deserves protection under the Endangered Species Act alongside grizzly bears, the desert tortoise and humpback whales., 1 Comment
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Talk about a cosmic caffeine jolt. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Trundling down dun-colored mountain slopes, they ignore hard stares and vulgarities from passing men, reveling in an activity that seemed unthinkable for previous generations of Afghan women — riding a bicycle.
Phillip Lim mixed streetwear with a large dose of preppy at Paris fashion on Thursday while Damir Doma and Issey Miyake turned to nature for inspiration.