The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched its Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk-III rocket on Thursday, marking its biggest ever rocket launch.
The technical name for the funny-looking machine that refurbishes the ice at hockey and figure skating rinks is an ice resurfacer, but you probably know it better as a Zamboni.
Conservative groups at the University of Michigan are calling for communications professor and department chair Susan Douglas to resign over a partisan op-ed she penned for In These Times magazine.
When Sony decided to cancel the release of The Interview, a few independent theaters came up with a clever act of protest: scheduling screenings of Team America: World Police.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) broke with most members of his party over Obama's decision to seek improved relations with Cuba, saying that the policy shift was "probably a good idea." "If the goal is regime change, it sure doesn't seem to be working and probably it punishes the people more than the regime," Paul said Thursday, in an interview with a West Virginia radio station, of the old federal policy of disengagement.
Fish aren't known for their sounds, but a new study published in The Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that when they want to, fish definitely know how to get the point across.
Flying is great when it all goes off without a hitch. Unfortunately, it's still fairly common to land at your destination, only to find out that all of your belongings didn't make the trip with you.
Kobe Bryant is not a bad basketball player. Far from it. But so far this season, he ranks 436th in the league — dead last — in player plus-minus, which measures the point differential for a player's team when he is on the court versus when he is off it.
'Tis the season to be jolly — but not so jolly you veer off-message. That's why it's no surprise House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio)'s cheerful holiday jingle contains a thinly veiled jab at President Obama within its rhyming words: Fa la la la la, take that, Obama!
A multi-billion-dollar Hollywood studio was brought to its knees by nine disjointed sentences from an anonymous hacker.
In 2004, then-State Sen. Barack Obama was asked about the half-century-old economic and political embargo of Cuba.
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In an op-ed for The Guardian on Thursday, J.K. Rowling writes that it's time we "left orphanages to fairy tales." Rowling called for a closure of all of the world's orphanages, which hold roughly eight million children across the globe.
States executed 35 prisoners in 2014, the lowest number since 1994, according to a report from the Death Penalty Information Center.
In 2009, back before Edward Snowden showed the world how the National Security Agency had conquered cyberspace, its former director, and his then-boss, retired Adm.
A new reptile species from the Triassic period has been discovered in China. The Hupehsuchia group has previously been found in two counties of China's Hubei province.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States and Europe of trying to undermine Moscow's finances.
Amelia Paul Forman was 3 years old when she first befriended a chimp. "You two fell off the chair hugging," Amelia's mom, photographer Robin Schwartz, recalls of her daughter.
An elementary school in Kansas City, Missouri, confiscated a blind child's walking stick after a bus driver said he hit another student with it.
The government of South Pittsburg, Tenn., a small town of 3,000 on the Tennessee-Alabama border, has made it illegal for city employees and vendors to speak ill of the town on social media.