Divers capture amazing dolphin-rescue on video

If this video of interspecies collaboration doesn't warm your heart, you probably don't have a heart. When a dolphin gets caught on a fishing hook, it seeks out this group of human divers for help, resulting in a remarkable display of trust, intelligence and cooperation - from both species. » 1/22/13 9:15am 1/22/13 9:15am

Google launches underwater Street View, blows everyone's goddamn mind

Google has rolled out some damn impressive additions to its ouvre of street-viewable locales over the last few months, including Kennedy Space Center, the Amazon Rainforest and Antarctica, but this may be the most spectacular of them yet. Working in collaboration with The Catlin Seaview Survey, the company has released … » 9/27/12 7:10am 9/27/12 7:10am

How to Get Tax Breaks by Doing Things in Space

If you're a financial procrastinator living in the US, chances are that you're hurriedly working on your taxes in anticipation of the April 17th filing deadline. Wouldn't it be great if you could choose to support spaceflight with some of that hard-earned cash? You can't earmark your taxes for NASA, but there are a few … » 4/15/12 8:30am 4/15/12 8:30am

The Large Hadron Collider Will Gobble Up The Earth (Or Maybe Just…

The Large Hadron Collider at the CERN research facility near Geneva, Switzerland won't be going on a luau in Hawaii anytime soon, since the state is suing to stop the activation of the enormous research project. Yes, it's not just individual wackos who believe the LHC will unleash a cosmic ass-whooping on the planet.… » 4/14/08 3:00pm 4/14/08 3:00pm