Evidence of Viking outpost found in Canada

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (National Geographic) For the past 50 years—since the discovery of a thousand-year-old Viking way station in Newfoundland—archaeologists and amateur historians have combed North America's east coast searching for more…

Skydiver's feat could influence spacesuit design

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Phys.org) Now that the dust has settled in the New Mexico desert where supersonic skydiver "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner landed safely on his feet, researchers are exhilarated over the more…

Great expectations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Knows best. Editor's note:Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and more…

The ghosts of World War II

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) This haunting collection of images shows what it would look like if the ghosts of World War II returned to our streets. The remarkable pictures more…

Biggest risk to long distance space flights ID'd

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Forget aliens, sneezing on a rocket could be the biggest risk to long-distance space flight, claim scientists. Zero gravity causes germs to float around for more…

Skeleton of man found in bed after 15 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Police in France said on Friday they were trying to identify the skeleton of a man believed to have lain undiscovered in bed for more than more…

The nuts and bolts of a fallout shelter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BankRate) If you are worried about protecting your family from a tornado, hurricane, wildfire or worse -- radioactive particles from a nuclear explosion -- a fallout shelter may more…