A magnetic field at the center of our galaxy may be keeping a supermassive black hole at bay.
American F-35 fighter jets currently have 13 deficiencies including loss of flight control in certain cases, according to documents acquired by Defense News.
The Immigrants who landed at New York's Ellis Island numbered over 12 million. They came from every corner of the globe, in search of what became to be known as the American Dream. These are the faces.
A tale of two inventors. One died rich and famous, the other broke and forgotten. Did the better inventor win?
An American company has invented an industry-changing, fashion-friendly leather product that will definitely have cows breathing easier.
In an era when food was a luxury for most Americans, dance marathons could mean the difference between a decent meal or going to bed hungry.
For decades space has been an open frontier for humankind to explore, but along the way we've had some very close calls with tragedy.
Some foods were never meant to be on the same plate together, So how did some modern-age, stomach-turning recipes come to be? Blame history.
China is literally floating its solar energy fututre atop of its coal-burning past.
Robot-staffed hotels are popping up in Japan where you're checked in by friendly dinosaurs. The lobby piano player has no soul, literally.
This smooth operator's bedroom skills helped reinvigorate his species.
Take one total lunar eclipse, stir in a blue moon and what do you get? A Super Blue Blood Moon, an event not seen since 1866.
The winds are gale-force & the temperatures numbing but a new breed of surfers are flocking to the Great Lakes to catch a face-freezing wave.
Companies are finally embracing the idea that physical objects don't have gender identities.
Some people might shrug it off as a fad; others take the path of self-righteousness and judgment. But gender identity and the concept of a person identifying as something other than "male" or "female" is an ancient question. And in some cultures, ...
It was once a crown jewel in the Caribbean for the British. Who really loves jewels, though? Pirates, that's who. Lots & lots of pirates.
AIDS and its legacy have devastated millions of people around the globe since the 1980s. While hard-fought progress has been made, every day lives from every section of society are still being lost to the condition. Until HIV and AIDS are wiped ou...
During the hardships of the Great Depression Kentucky went the extra mile on horseback to make sure everyone had access to books.
If a human could do what a homing pigeon can we'd say they had superpowers. Over time these winged marvels have delivered the goods & saved lives.
There are seven physical keys that keep the Internet glued together. Without them, your browsing would cease to exist.
Autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire can re-create sprawling cityscapes down to the smallest of details from memory after seeing them only once.
What is it about the metric system that scares Americans so much? Or do they avoid it because they like saying 'pound' more than 'kilogram'?
Snow hit the Sahara Desert, transforming sand dunes into ski hills that many locals quickly took advantage of before the heat returned.
Is intelligence (or lack thereof) a dealbreaker when it comes to what attracts you to a person? If smart is sexy to you, you might be a sapiosexual.
Looking for a thrill? Try slipping into a garment that will make you look like a neon flying squirrel and then dive off the tallest cliff you can find. The modern wingsuit is an engineering marvel, but many lessons in its development were learned ...
Sometimes life for man's best friend can get 'ruff', so Pilots N Paws looks skyward to get stray dogs to loving, forever homes.
If penis size is any indication, the ancient Greeks truly thought good things came in small - very small - packages
New Orleans is famous for a lot of things, including great food and amazing music. There's a darker past the city was built upon, and now it's taking major steps to remove the Confederate monuments erected for what many think were all th...
Three kids on summer vacation in the early 80s decide to attempt a shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark, and it took them over seven glorious fire-and-explosion-filled years to do it.
The Centennial Lightbulb has been shining bright for over 100 years now. How come it seems like bulbs today burn out in only a few months?
Christmas hasn't always been an eggnog-fueled free-for-all in America. There was a time when even whistling a holiday tune was illegal.
For one woman who absorbed her twin in the womb, having two sets of DNA naturally programmed to not get along has come at a steep price.
Are these football players just showing off, or is there a deeper reason behind their toplessness?
We cover the history of income tax in American from the 1700s until now. Are you happy with what you receive for your income tax?
Videographic map of the border between the US and Mexico. The Trump administration moved Monday to declare ineligible for asylum most migrants who cross the US southern border after passing through Mexico.
Videographic looking back on fifty years of space travel. Half a century has passed -- but the moment Moon pioneer Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the lunar surface is etched in the memories of those who tuned in.
Videographic presentation of the moon. Fifty years ago on Tuesday, three American astronauts set off from Florida for the Moon on a mission that would change the way we see humanity's place in the universe.
Videographic on tuberculosis. HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 percent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding dries up.
Videographic on the AIDS virus. HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 percent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding dries up.
Videographic explaining how vaccinations work. Almost 20 million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations last year, the UN said Monday, as surging measles cases highlighted "dangerous" gaps in efforts to shield kids from preven...
Videographic on the MH17 air disaster. Five years ago on Wednesday, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was blasted out of the sky over war-torn eastern Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people on board.
Videographic on the equipment used to play the sport of golf. The Open begins at Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday.
Videographic on the rules of golf. The Open golf championship begins on Thursday at Portrush in Northern Ireland.
Videographic illustrating and explaining the various key institutions of the European Union. Ursula von der Leyen learns on Tuesday whether the European Parliament is ready to approve her bid to become the first female president of the European Co...
Videographic illustrating flooding. At least 12 people were killed when a house collapsed in northern India following heavy monsoon rain which has left more than 100 dead across South Asia, officials said Monday.
Videographic on Ebola. The authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the main eastern city of Goma. VIDEOGRAPHIC
Videographic on the deadly disease Ebola. The authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the main eastern city of Goma.
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