Buzz Aldrin: Falcon 9's Failure a Blip in Growing Space Business
The failed commercial SpaceX Falcon 9 flight shows the importance of "getting down to business" when it comes to the future of the United States' space program, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin says, and furthering the "NASA-private sector bond."
Solar-Powered Plane Lands in Hawaii After Flight From Japan
A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Sees Telepathy as Wave of the Future
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg envisions a world where people will communicate directly with each other through telepathy.
National Geographic: Global Warming Might Be Causing Shark Attacks
Global warming might be to blame for the high number of shark attacks off the coast of North Carolina, according to one biologist.
Drone Sports League Uses Beefed-Up Fighting Drones
A new sports league features midair battles between drones.According to a ZD Net report, the league is called Game of Drones, and has roots in fighting airborne robots five years ago.
Politico: Govt Sorely Behind on Tracking 'Internet of Things'
As the number of Internet-linked gadgets increases around the world, Politico says that the government is doing a poor job of keeping up with how to deal with the sweeping force of the so-called "Internet of Things."
SpaceX Rocket Explodes Minutes Into Space Station Mission
An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket from Elon Musk's SpaceX exploded within minutes after launch Sunday over the skies of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The rocket, carrying its Dragon cargo spacecraft, supplies and equipment was destined for the International Space Station after the...
Google Self-driving Prototype Cars Hit Public Roads
Google said on Thursday that its self-driving prototype cars have taken to streets in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View where it has its headquarters.The move comes after Google's internal testing of the bubble-shaped vehicle over the past year and more extensive...
Motorcyclist's Head-On GoPro Collision: Helmet Cam Captures Scary Crash
A motorcyclist who was in a head-on crash while wearing a GoPro caught the nearly fatal April 1 accident on camera , but he does not remember a thing.
Conspiracists See 'Ancient Pyramid' in Mars Photos
Images from the Mars Curiosity Rover have one conspiracy theorist website convinced there's an ancient pyramid on the Red Planet.
In a YouTube video posted by Paranormal Crucible, a narrator points out the remarkable artifact has a near perfect pyramid design.
NBC: An iPhone 6 in Venezuela Comes With a Hefty Price: $47,678
In Venezuela, the country with the highest inflation rate, a new model Apple iPhone 6 can cost about 300 bolivars or $47,678, according to NBC News.
Ops Center Will Allow US to Prevail in Conflicts Extending Into Space
Preparing for space wars, the Pentagon and intelligence community are developing plans and a high-tech operations center able to fend off foreign attacks on U.S. satellites.
The operations center, to be opened within six months, will gather information from satellites...
EPA Boss: 'Climate Deniers' Not Normal Humans
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday during a White House summit on global warming that climate deniers are not normal humans.According to The Daily Caller, McCarthy addressed a group of doctors, health professionals, and others about why the EPA feels climate...
Scientific Study: Conservatives Have More Self-Control Than Liberals
Conservatives in the United States have more self-control than liberals, according to the results of a new study.
Facebook Now Worth More than Wal-Mart on Stock Market
Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market.The world's biggest online social network knocked the world's largest retailer out of the top 10 list of the highest-valued companies in the Standard Poor's 500 index on Monday...
Military Building Hoverbikes With Aid of UK Firm
The U.S. military is enlisting a British company to help it develop hoverbikes.
Pentagon Charged With Measuring Arctic Ice by White House
The Obama administration has charged the Pentagon with the task of measuring shrinking Arctic ice.
Apple to Hire Journalists as Part of Major Move into Media
Apple is diving deeper into the news business with a new application that could make the US tech giant a key industry player.Apple News, part of the upcoming iOS 9 operating system, aims to be the primary news source for users of the iPhone and iPad -- likely at the expense...
Sixth Mass Extinction Is Here: Study
The world is embarking on its sixth mass extinction with animals disappearing about 100 times faster than they used to, scientists warned Friday, and humans could be among the first victims.
Google Told by EU to Expect Hefty Fines for Cutting Out Rivals
The European Union threatened to levy fines on Google Inc. that would be large enough to act as a deterrent after accusing the U.S. search-engine giant of squeezing out rivals in the comparison-shopping market.
Facebook Users 'Like' The Hill for Political News
The Hill political news outlet is finding popularity on social media, leading in Facebook engagement among political news sites.
Want To Talk Politics? There's An App for That
Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker, who co-founded Napster and had an early role in Facebook, is taking on a new frontier: politics.
Parker, Matt Mahan, and a team of engineers and product specialists are unveiling Brigade - an app that aims to get regular people...
Obama to Enact More Climate Change Executive Actions
President Barack Obama is planning more executive actions that target climate change and encourage investments in green energy.
NASA Scientist: We're Running Out of Groundwater, Situation 'Critical'
More than half of the world's largest underground water reservoirs are reportedly going dry - with more water being removed than is being replaced.
Citing two studies by U.S. researchers, the Washington Post reports 21 of the world's 37 largest aquifers around the globe,...
Surgeon Promising First Human Head Transplant Makes US Pitch
An Italian neurosurgeon's project to undertake the first human head transplant has received a skeptical welcome in the United States, where he made a pitch to donors and fellow scientists.Sergio Canavero, who leads the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, first announced...
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