Blackbeard terrorized the high seas with scrap iron missiles

Blackbeard, who is almost certainly history's most infamous pirate, is a figure shrouded in myths and wild rumors. Now archaeological excavations into his sunken flagship is revealing that the historical Blackbeard was far scarier than any legend ever could be. » 6/12/11 9:00am 6/12/11 9:00am

The War On Dolphins Explained

Finally, humanity may have gained the upper hand in the ongoing battle for supremacy with our number one nemeses - the dolphins. The possible silver bullet for our aquatic mammal antagonists? Sonar. We explain all. » 4/11/09 10:00am 4/11/09 10:00am

British Military Unleash Schwarzenegger Movie

Sure, the British military may think that their new communications satellite is going to save the world, but in classic disaster movie style, they may have gone too far. Once it joins with its sister platform in space, the system - which is both EMP-proof and laser-resistant - will relay communications between theā€¦ » 11/16/07 5:59am 11/16/07 5:59am