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Camera Captures Fall to Earth From SpaceX Rocket
Warning: watching may make you dizzy.
Watch Live: NASA to Launch Mars ‘Flying Saucer’
The test launch is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. ET Monday. Live coverage begins at 1.
Startup Shutdown: How Silicon Valley Is Killing Entrepreneurship in the U.S.
Silicon Valley is killing entrepreneurship. Weird, right?
Drunk-Driver Proof Cars Could Be Sold by 2020
The creators believe the system will save up to 7,000 lives on US roads ever year.
What to Expect From Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2015
Apple’s annual conference is expected to bring a few product updates and to focus mostly on software.
How to Watch Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference
Watch on Safari 6.0.5, OS X v10.8.5 or late versions if on a desktop; on mobile device, you'll need iOS 6.0 or later.
Could Walking Programs Save America's Malls?
Shopping centers are great places to get physically fit, says the CDC.
The Rise of the ‘Gaming for Good’ Movement
New games are designed to improve children’s sociability, schoolwork and overall behavior.
Can Fizzics Really Make Your Cheap Beer Taste Good?
The makers claim it draws on science to create the perfect head, bringing out bad beer's best.
Seals With Sensors on Their Heads Gather Data in the Antarctic
The seals have gathered information about global warming and glacier change over the last 11 years.
What It’s Like To Watch a T-Rex Autopsy
It’s like dissecting a komodo dragon…only a lot bigger and bloodier.
Scientists Grow Bioartificial Rat Limb In Lab
Next step: lab-grown baboon arms.
Snowden Reflects on State of Our Privacy Two Years After Leaks
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden pens NYT op-ed on second anniversary of his first revelation.
Brain-Eating Amoebae Have Killed 7 In Pakistan in 2015
Lax chlorination may be in part to blame for the rise of deadly protozoan infections in the country.
FDA Backs Approval of “Female Viagra”
The pill to treat low sexual desire in women will be the first ever on the market.
20-Foot ‘Gigantic Shark’ Fossil Found in Duck Creek Formation of Texas
The 20- to 22-foot sharks swam the Earth between 100 million and 105 million years ago.
Eating Placenta Has No Benefits for Mom
An analysis of existing studies asserts there isn’t enough research to support this postnatal trend.
I Met One of the World's Rarest Species and It Was Amazing, Tiny and Felt Like Sandpaper
The tiny pocket shark, one of only two known specimens, attracts a crowd of adoring fans.
Smartphone-Controlled Headset That Aims to Alter Moods Released in U.S.
Tech company Thync have released a device which they claim can calm you down or pump you up.
Hawking Says He Would Consider Assisted Suicide If He Had 'Nothing More to Contribute'
“I am damned if I’m going to die before I have unraveled more of the universe.”
Hellboy: Scientists Say Find Is One of the Strangest Horned Dinosaurs Ever
"This new animal is definitely one of the weirdest horned dinosaurs."
2015 Newsweek Green Rankings: FAQ and Advisory Council
Frequently asked questions about Newsweek's annual rankings of the environmental impact efforts of the world’s largest companies.
Air Force Uses ISIS Fighter's Social Media Brags to Target Air Strike
“[The airmen] do some work, long story short, about 22 hours later…[they] take that entire building out.”
To Quiet Calls for Fracking Curbs, Texas Bans Bans
George P. Bush backs Texas's efforts to halt municipal fracking bans.
Staph Bacteria Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
A new study supports the hypothesis that the chronic disease is caused by exposure to certain microbes.
30 Percent of Americans Have Had an Alcohol-Use Disorder
But only 20 percent of those get treatment.
Apple’s Tim Cook Blasts Silicon Valley Firms for Selling Off Privacy
The CEO also attacked attempts by Washington to build backdoors into products.
First Church of Cannabis Earns Tax Exempt Status
Donations to this pot-smoking congregation may be written off in federal filings with the IRS.
Baked Alaska: A Snowless Climate Threatens the Survival of the Yupik People of Togiak
The Yupik people of Togiak are watching their world melt away from under their feet.
The Cultural and Geopolitical Impacts of Climate Change
Traditional ways of life are getting harder