Need to cool down after the heat wave? These photos from the Arctic Circle should do it.
Emissions-free air travel made an experimental flight on Wednesday.
Astronauts at the International Space Station were preparing to dock an unmanned service module when it flew past. NASA says it flew past at a safe distance and no astronauts were harmed.
Well, talk about joining the mile high club.
Talk about a weird day at the office.
Did someone sabotage the Egyptian king’s mummy to hide his less-than endowed genitalia? A new report from The New Scientist presents the possibility of a anatomical conspiracy.
Two new studies look at the long-term effects of parental smoking on the kids in the household. Turns out that children of dads who smoke are often heavier at ages 7 and 11. (via Wellness Blog)
There’s an underwater war underway in the Midwest – an offensive to keep the ravenous Asian Carp out of the Great Lakes. On Wednesday, it became clear: The carp are winning. (via AP)
Nothing to look forward to now but the ever-increasing hours of darkness. How’s that for a cheery Monday?
Think BP’s PR couldn’t possibly get worse? It turns out the company’s oil spill may have just killed an endangered animal.
If it were an opening gambit in chess, it would certainly be bold: the remains of chess champion Bobby Fischer are to be exhumed in order to settle a paternity claim, an Icelandic court has ruled.
The end of the world is coming but we’re prepared for it.