This live cam at Frying Pan Tower 34 miles off the North Carolina coast is capturing the brutality of Hurricane Florence as it approaches. https://youtu.be/deG4NxkouGM
Archeologists from Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities have discovered an enormous black granite sarcophagus in Alexandria, Egypt. The giant stone coffin, which has laid unopened for more than 2,000 years, was discovered by researchers excavating a site for a new building in...
For the first time in 99 years, America will experience a total eclipse spanning from coast to coast. Those in the path of totality, a 70 mile wide strip stretching from Oregon to South Carolina, will be plunged into...
It is a cruel irony that the fun of a night of drinking tends to be directly correlated to the level of misery we experience the morning after. And as we get older, it doesn’t get any easier. “At...
Over the past week, the internet has been consumed by a raging debate about whether a sound clip is saying “laurel” or “yanny.” The clip comes from a vocabulary site page for the word “laurel.” Yet, about half of...
Hurricane Florence just got a lot more scary. The latest model runs have the monster storm stalling off North Carolina before tracking to the southwest along the South Carolina coast. This could amplify the destructive impact of the storm...
Much of what you think you know about Christmas is wrong: Christmas is the day Jesus was born (it's not); it's a timeless tradition of family togetherness (nope); and, by the way, your Christmas tree? It's totally a pagan...
Unless they’re mating, octopuses want nothing to do with each other. Put two in the same tank, and they will usually  stay far away from one another — or try to kill and eat each other. But, a study...
Sometime this weekend, Tiangong-1, China’s first manned space station will plummet back to earth. Originally launched in 2011, the nearly nine-ton prototype space station was only intended to operate for two years. But, China extended it’s life a little...
Look up this evening towards the constellation Aquarius and you may be looking at another Earth -- seven of them in fact. NASA announced this week that the Spitzer space telescope has found seven earth-sized planets orbiting a small,...
In the space of two weeks, two record-breaking hurricanes. Hurricane Harvey was the wettest storm in history, and now Hurricane Irma is barreling towards south Florida packing the highest winds ever recorded. Out in the Atlantic, Hurricane Jose is...

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