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The Arctic Melt

Diane Tuft | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Diane Tuft

As a photographer who has been documenting the physical evidence of global warming for the past 15 years, I have decided to go to the source this June: the Arctic Ocean.

Emily Thomas

Big Breakthrough May Bring Night-Vision Contact Lenses | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.25.2014 | Science

Those night-vision devices used by hunters and soldiers may soon get a lot smaller -- small enough, in fact, to be built right in to contact lenses. ...

Richard Mosse Captures the DRC in Candy-Colored Infrared

Sola Agustsson | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts
Sola Agustsson

Images of a woman giving birth coincide with a funeral and a house being moved, creating an intersection between life, death and displacement, and illustrating the circular nature of the conflict.

Prolific Space Telescope Shut Down For Good | Stephen Clark | Posted 06.19.2013 | Science

PARIS — Ground controllers put Europe's Herschel Space Observatory to sleep Monday (June 17), turning off the infrared observatory after squeezing ...

Giant Cyclone On Venus Perplexes Researchers

Posted 03.27.2013 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 03/26/2013 10:24 AM EDT on Elements of a giant cyclone circling above the south pole of Venus constantly br...

How We Could Screen Airline Passengers

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.25.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The scanners haven't foiled a single terrorist attack.

Bad Sex Award Winner 2012: 'Infrared' By Nancy Huston Takes Literature's Rudest Prize

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.04.2012 | Books

LONDON -- It's the prize no author wants to win. Award-winning novelist Nancy Huston won Britain's Bad Sex in Fiction award Tuesday for her novel "In...

Lee Speigel

WATCH: UFOs Over California? | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Whatever Kevin McCracken actually videotapes in the night skies above Oakland, Calif., by the true definition of the term, he's certainly capturing UF...

When Buying a Grill, Understanding the Thermodynamics of Cooking is Crucial

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An outdoor grill may seem simple, but it is actually a complex cooking tool, and understanding how it works is crucial to making great food outdoors, and a necessity before handing your credit card to the clerk.

Great Wall Of China Missing Pieces Show Wall Longer Than Originally Thought

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Great Wall of China is even greater than once thought, after a two-year government mapping study uncovered new sections totalling about 180 miles,...