The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 didn't come out of nowhere — it was sparked by a collision in 1956 between two commercial airliners over the Grand Canyon, which killed 128 people.
The twilight zone lies deep below the ocean surface, and the fish that live there could feed the world's population many times over — if we can work out how to catch them.
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Here’s the deal, most mattress retailers charge you 6-12x their manufacturing costs, plus you have to deal with a cheesy salesman pressuring you to buy. Cue Lull, the smarter way to buy a mattress — online with free shipping to your doorstep and a 100-night trial.
Laura Kampf wanted to set up a projector in her living room, but also wanted to keep it hidden when not in use, so she devised and built this clever wooden box.
Rep. Tom Price last year purchased shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation that would have directly benefited the company, raising new ethics concerns for President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary.
There’s an old abandoned theme park a few hours north of Tokyo. And it’s creepy as hell.
We know how Americans feel about Trump, but thanks to a TV guide entry in the Scottish Sunday Herald, we get a little window into how Trump is viewed around the world.
The Uzbek national, named as Abdulkadir Masharipov by the Turkish media, was captured in a raid by security forces on a house in the residential Esenyurt district of Istanbul.
The true pirate's booty is knowledge.
Chances are you've seen a diagram or an animation of how an internal combustion engine works. But seeing how a real one works at 4,000 FPS is seriously cool.
Coffee futures are on a tear as regions of Brazil beleaguered by drought last year are heading for more of the same parched conditions.
From fake news to covert ops, aspects of Russia’s alleged efforts to boost Trump echo tactics pioneered in 1940.
This gorgeous video introduces us to Aisholpan, a young eagle huntress in Western Mongolia, along with her her eagle White Feather and the stunning land she calls home.
During his last three years on Earth, Martin Luther King went through hell.
"The star streams that have been mapped so far are like creeks compared to the giant river of stars we predict will be observed eventually.”
Ever wondered what Old Norse might have sounded like? Historical linguist Jackson Crawford seems to have reconstructed a very close approximation.
Were it to have succeeded, the SS-520 would have become the smallest rocket to ever deliver a payload into orbit. Alas, the rocket did not make it.
"For those LGBTQ folks in the know, this record offered a glimpse of the acceptance they’d long been denied, subtly placing gay romance into the standard musical canon."
From tax season to retirement, this bundle comes with 65 hours of training to help you take complete control of your finances.
Having a baby left you with a horrible, debilitating, embarrassing injury? You’re not alone.
Although #BlueMonday was trending on Twitter, most of the tweets were advertisements — for vacations, hydrating creams and feel-good cookies.
A look back through the films of "The Young Pope" creator Paolo Sorrentino shows that Lenny Berlardo is just the latest in the line of protagonists obsessed with and corrupted by fame and power.
As a political gesture, this one is pretty low-risk, because it's really unlikely Trump himself would ever wander onto a subway car, and it's doubly unlikely he'd ever read anything once he's there.
In an interview seven days before leaving office, Mr. Obama talked about the role books have played during his presidency and throughout his life.
Files on Nazi war crimes show the godfather of the E.U. was not only a CIA agent, but a Vatican spy who linked Pope Pius XII with dissident Germans plotting to kill Hitler.
Darren Bolding, the chief technology officer of the Republican National Committee is moving to the data science firm that helped win Trump the election.
According to the guy, the employees basically looked the other way with his set up and charged him $5 a month for power. "They knew I was looking for an apartment. They knew I hung around there all day. I built up my car in their lot and I told them I was sleeping in my car. They said no sleeping in the unit as per policy, I said ok, and that was that."
A cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday.
The president-elect also said he would force drug firms to negotiate prices in Medicare and Medicaid.
The Pioneer Cabin Tree, in the California mountains, experienced time as few sequoias can, through human eyes: with friendship, wounds, some fame, and death.
It's kinda hard to hate on Alex Broskow and his nice haircut, good jeans and clean-as-hell lines.
In his first interview in 10 years, and with a loaded gun on the coffee table, Jon Peters opens up about voting for Donald — kept secret from "love of his life" Barbra Streisand — his feud with Peter Guber and how it feels to collect huge paychecks on Superman movies for doing nothing.
King's famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail," was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights movement.
Ian Andersen spent months as a traveling hockey coach among ancient buddhist temples, Shia Muslim villages and semi nomadic yak herders.
A new report by Oxfam warns of growing and dangerous concentration of wealth.
You might think that firing something made of glass out of a gun wouldn't work very well. The guy who made these glass slugs did a very good job, however — and there are nails in the center. As if a 12-gauge needs to be more dangerous.
Having defected from the KGB, survived a poisoning attempt, and spent years in the media spotlight, Nikolai Evgenievich Khokhlov's life would only get stranger.
Earlier this week, Lorraine Chuen, a Toronto-based writer who's one of the co-founders of data journalism project Intersectional Analyst, released "Food, Race, and Power: Who gets to be an authority on "ethnic" cuisines?"
The soaring buttresses and hanging walkways of UTEC in Lima have earned it the RIBA international prize. And Grafton Architects, the Irish team behind it, have equally big plans for Britain.