Orbital's Cargo Run to the Space Station is a Picture-Perfect

After a giggle-worthy moment earlier in the week, Sunday's rocket launch was a complete success. Orbital Sciences Corporation is fulfilling their second cargo delivery mission, Orb-2, carrying food and scientific equipment to the International Space Station. » 7/14/14 1:01am Today 1:01am

An Oxford Rocket Scientist Has Designed A Better Saucepan

The "Flare" Pan is a saucepan designed by University of Oxford engineer Thomas Povey that borrows design aspects from jet and rocket engines to burn hotter and more quickly than a conventional pan would over the same flame. It also looks pretty space age-y, which we can obviously get behind. » 7/13/14 5:15pm Yesterday 5:15pm

When Fandom Falls Apart: DashCon Edition

DashCon, which is a convention in Schaumburg, Illinois that "aims to be the largest gathering of Tumblr users to date" is taking place this weekend. It is a first year convention, so people expected things to be a bit rough. It is also, however, apparently turning into a "complete disaster". » 7/13/14 6:11pm Yesterday 6:11pm

"One of the most influential sixth-grade science projects ever…

A 12-year-old Florida girl's science fair project on invasive lionfish has surprised even seasoned ecologists, and led to the first published paper on lionfish freshwater tolerance. » 7/13/14 3:55pm Yesterday 3:55pm

Watch The First Footage From Ronia The Robber's Daughter

Studio Ghibli's first foray into television will begin this fall with Ronia the Robber's Daughter, an animated series based on the children's book of the same name. Here's the first footage from the series (it looks like an intro sequence), which began airing this weekend. » 7/13/14 10:30am Yesterday 10:30am