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US Company MacGyvers a New Military Jet

Steve Tupper | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Tupper

Imagine secret agent Angus MacGyver with access to the technology of a Fortune 500 aerospace enterprise. But, this time, he's not fighting bad guys. He's facing a challenge that would intimidate even James Bond. He's doing battle with budget.

LOOK: 'Glow-In-The-Dark' Scorpion Is Out Of This World

Posted 08.06.2013 | Green

This remarkable snapshot captures a "glow-in-the-dark" scorpion contrasting beautifully, bizarrely against the dark of the desert behind it. The im...

Scorpion Armor May Inspire Super-Resistant Materials

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 01.25.2012 | Science

A super-hard ridge pattern inspired by scorpions takes the sting out of erosion in a new paper published in the American Chemical Society journal, Lan...

Airlines' Newest Threat: Scorpion Attacks

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. — All Jeff Ellis could do was wait as he sat terrified 30,000 feet in the air staring at the wriggling scorpion that stung him on...

PHOTOS: 10 Bugs That Will Ruin Your Summer Vacation

Amy Stewart | Posted 07.19.2011 | Books
Amy Stewart

Last year, some friends asked me to come spend a week with them at their new home in Mexico. "There's just one thing," they told me. "We don't have any furniture in the guest room yet, so you'll be on an air mattress. You don't mind, do you?"

PHOTOS: HALLOWEEN ART: Most Virtuosic Pumpkin-Carving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Some artists will forever be associated with certain holidays. Christmas? Charles Dickens. Bastille Day? Jacques-Louis David. Independence Day? Will S...

Will Jacob Zuma's South Africa Be Democracy's Shame?

Andrew Belonsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrew Belonsky

Jacob Zuma's commitment to communism, apparent disdain for free press and alleged meddling in the justice system are enough to raise the hairs on anyone who believes in open, transparent liberal democracy.