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Record-Deep Dive In Mariana Trench Discovers New Species — And A Plastic Bag

Record-Deep Dive In Mariana Trench Discovers New Species — And A Plastic Bag

Unfortunately, this is not the first time scientists have found trash in the deepest part of the ocean.
Frenchman Completes 4-Month-Long Voyage Across The Atlantic In A Giant Barrel

Frenchman Completes 4-Month-Long Voyage Across The Atlantic In A Giant Barrel

The 72-year-old spent four months at sea in the unusual vessel and brought a fishing rod, foie gras, and wine on his trip.
Scientist Receives Mysterious Uranium Cube That Came From Hitler’s Nuclear Reactor

Scientist Receives Mysterious Uranium Cube That Came From Hitler’s Nuclear Reactor

A uranium cube anonymously sent to an American professor is said to be one of 664 uranium cubes that were used in the failed nuclear reactor built by the Nazis.
The Amount Of Dead Users On Facebook Will Outnumber Living Ones By 2070, New Study Says

The Amount Of Dead Users On Facebook Will Outnumber Living Ones By 2070, New Study Says

According to the study's predictions, 1.4 billion Facebook users will have died before the year 2100, leaving precious personal data behind.
Chinese Researchers Created Highly Malleable ‘Terminator 2’-Like Liquid Metal

Chinese Researchers Created Highly Malleable ‘Terminator 2’-Like Liquid Metal

While metals that are malleable and conductive have already been discovered, this particular discovery provides a whole new world of potential uses for the tech industry.
28,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Cells Show Biological Signs Of Life

28,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Cells Show Biological Signs Of Life

The 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth was dug out of Siberian permafrost in 2011. Now scientists have found that its DNA is partially intact.
The Story Of The Chernobyl Disaster And The Radioactive Ghost Town Of Pripyat It Left Behind

The Story Of The Chernobyl Disaster And The Radioactive Ghost Town Of Pripyat It Left Behind

When a reactor overheated and human error compounded the damage, disaster had only just begun.
Police Use DNA From Discarded Hotdog Napkin To Find A 1993 Murderer

Police Use DNA From Discarded Hotdog Napkin To Find A 1993 Murderer

Jerry Westrom intends to plead not guilty, but the evidence — undeniable, genetic material left on the victim's towel and comforter — will be difficult to fight against.
Earthquake Data Helps Scientists Discover Mountains Perhaps Bigger Than Everest Deep Inside Earth

Earthquake Data Helps Scientists Discover Mountains Perhaps Bigger Than Everest Deep Inside Earth

Researchers used seismic data from Bolivia's 1994 earthquake to map out a boundary 410 miles beneath the surface — and made a huge discovery.
James Watt May Not Be The Best Known Inventor, But Without Him, The Modern World May Not Exist

James Watt May Not Be The Best Known Inventor, But Without Him, The Modern World May Not Exist

John Watt's steam engine not only streamlined travel and manufacturing, but was also an impetus for the Industrial Revolution.
US Navy Shipwreck Of World War II-Era USS Hornet Found 17,500 Feet Underwater After 76 Years

US Navy Shipwreck Of World War II-Era USS Hornet Found 17,500 Feet Underwater After 76 Years

Through a research expedition funded by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the deep sea R/V Petrel vessel located the USS Hornet and captured priceless footage.