Wallenda breaks high-wire record in Chicago

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHICAGO TRIBUNE) Nik Wallenda successfully completed his controversial Chicago skywalk Sunday, breaking two world records and defying critics who claimed the stunt was too dangerous to perform without more…

Evidence scant for ancient Muslims in America

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Columbus Dispatch) At the entrance to the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City is an inscription that includes the following declaration: "Valor and confidence to face the more…

Has Branson's space dream crashed and burned?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Sending humans into space is hugely difficult, insanely expensive and extremely dangerous. The idea that spaceflight could be made as simple, risk-free and affordable as a more…

Dachau concentration-camp gate stolen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A wrought-iron gate bearing the Nazis' cynical slogan "Arbeit macht frei," or "Work sets you free," has been stolen from the former Dachau concentration camp, police more…

New theory suggests parallel worlds exist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Red Orbit) When most people think of parallel worlds, their thoughts instantly turn to sci-fi TV shows such as Doctor Who or Star Trek, but researchers from Australia's more…

Virgin Galactic ignored warnings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Sir Richard Branson's space tourism company Virgin Galactic has been accused of ignoring a series of warnings that its $500?million rocket was unsafe for flight. A more…

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