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Thousands Cheer As Space Shuttle Reaches New Home

Posted 04.17.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 04/17/2012 05:49 PM EDT on SPACE.com CHANTILLY, Va. — Cries of "I see it!" rang out through the crowd a...

PHOTOS: Space Shuttle Discovery Flies Over Nation's Capital

Posted 04.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Flying from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Space Shuttle Discovery piggy-backed on a jumbo jet bound for Dulles International ...

WATCH: NASA's Oldest Shuttle Makes Final Takeoff

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.17.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- The space shuttle Discovery soared over the Washington Monument, the White House and the Capitol in a high-flying salute to the nation's...

Retired Shuttle Takes Off On Historic Final Flight

Posted 04.17.2012 | Science

By: Robert Z. Pearlman Published: 04/17/2012 07:11 AM EDT on SPACE.com WASHINGTON — Space shuttle Discovery, NASA's fleet leader and the worl...

Did 'The Resurrection Tomb Mystery' Find The Bones Of Jesus?

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

After much controversy, "The Resurrection Tomb Mystery" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery) came to television, chronicling the search for the roots of Ch...

'Deadliest Catch': Heading Into More Dangerous Waters

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

When the fishermen arrived in Alaska they discovered that the state has cut the red crab quota in half. That means they may have to modify their strat...

LOOK: Shuttle's Crazy Cockpit On Display As Retired Spacecrafts Head To New Homes

Posted 04.09.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/03/2012 11:35 AM EDT on SPACE.com A retired NASA space shuttle and an early prototype for the winged spacecraft will...

Paul Jr. Reveals March Of Dimes Bike On 'American Chopper'

Posted 05.19.2012 | TV

Paul Teutul Jr. took the task of designing a custom motorcycle for the March of Dimes very seriously on "American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior" (Mon., 9...

'Bering Sea Gold' Finale: Big Fight, Big Payday On The Christina Rose

Posted 05.18.2012 | TV

It was the season finale of "Bering Sea Gold" (Fri., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery) this weekend, and the last chance for the crews to bring in the big haul...

'Man vs. Wild' Canceled

Posted 03.13.2012 | TV

"Man vs. Wild" has been canceled. “Due to a continuing contractual dispute with Bear Grylls, Discovery has terminated all current productions w...

Cody Survives Accident On Deck Of 'Bering Sea Gold'

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

It's risky work on "Bering Sea Gold" (Fri., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery), with perhaps as much danger coming from the ships the crews are working on as i...

PHOTOS: Smithsonian Plans Festival To Welcome Discovery

AP | Posted 02.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Smithsonian Institution plans a four-day festival with NASA to welcome space shuttle Discovery into its collection in April. The Na...

'American Chopper' Makes Bike For Wounded Veterans

Posted 04.28.2012 | TV

The guys love building custom bikes for worthy causes, and they pulled out all the stops when tasked with building for the Veterans Airlift Command on...

'Bering Sea Gold': Mutiny On The Wild Ranger

Posted 04.27.2012 | TV

Unless the entire crew backs the play, it's usually not a good idea to start calling out the captain of any vessel. Luckily for Steve, they were still...

Hanging Out Of A Moving Truck On 'World's Toughest Trucker'

Posted 04.22.2012 | TV

In an odd exchange during "World's Toughest Trucker" (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery), Shane radioed to the blue truck ahead to tell them that when th...

Donald Trump's Custom Gold Bike On 'American Chopper'

Posted 04.21.2012 | TV

Donald Trump likes things big and he likes gold, so Paul Teutul Sr. knew exactly what he was doing when his Orange County Choppers built a custom moto...

Impressive Dollar Amount Achieved On 'Gold Rush Alaska'

Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

With work still ongoing, the boys of "Gold Rush" (Fri., 8 p.m. EST on Discovery) are starting to see both their fortunes and their moods improve. Aft...

Can Birds' Sex Lives Explain Why We Cheat?

Posted 02.19.2012 | Divorce

Scientists are finding out a little more about the birds and the bees -- and surprisingly, infidelity -- by studying the mating habits of our feathere...

Emily Gets Trapped Underwater On 'Bering Sea Gold'

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

The gold hunters of "Bering Sea Gold" (Fri., 10 p.m. EST on Discovery) use high-powered vacuums on the bottom of the sea in their work to try and find...

Going Inside: Direct Experience Is Like a True Kiss

Gangaji | Posted 03.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Gangaji

To consciously choose to be without thought is the gateway to direct experience. If we are bound to our thinking process for our reference points of reality, we will ask only those questions guaranteed to keep attention on analysis, cause and effect and conceptual evaluation.

Uncertainty and the Rewards of Discovery

Lorie Karnath | Posted 03.16.2012 | Impact
Lorie Karnath

For many, risk is viewed solely as a threat, to be avoided, but to steer clear of risk also means that one eludes the opportunities that risk engenders.

Mike Rowe Has Fun With Trash Compactor On 'Dirty Jobs'

Posted 03.11.2012 | TV

Mike Rowe still knows how to have fun on "Dirty Jobs" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on Discovery). It's a good attitude to have when dealing with some of the jobs...

Telling the Truth About What Is Here

Gangaji | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Gangaji

One of the most powerful phrases in human language is "I am here." It is powerful because it is utterly simple and profoundly true. Anything that is said or thought afterward is just an addition to this basic, unfaltering truth.

'Moonshiners': The Legacy Of Popcorn Sutton

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

In the world of illegal alcohol, Popcorn Sutton is a name that reached legendary status even before he died in 2009. Facing an 18-month prison sentenc...

Lisa Randall: Mozart, Newton and You?

Lisa Randall | Posted 05.31.2013 | Science
Lisa Randall

Creativity is essential to particle physics, cosmology, mathematics, and to other fields of science, just as it is to its more widely acknowledged beneficiaries -- the arts and humanities.