A retired commander has proposed using the U.S. Navy's Boeing Orca underwater drone offensively in future conflicts.
NBC News reports that civilian satellite imagery by Planet Labs has revealed an expansion to the March 16 factory in North Korea's Pyongsong.
Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group and New York-based landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations have unveiled plans for a mixed-use development on the waterfront in Brooklyn, New York.
Videographic on climate change. US President Donald Trump took aim on Tuesday at the "perennial prophets of doom" on the environment, telling the annual Davos forum that warnings of climate crisis were "foolish".
Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies. To accompany a story on the world's oldest intact meteorite crater moving on Tuesday.
Videographic examining the unique movement of a rugby ball through the air. Teams are preparing for the prestigious rugby union Six Nations tournament starting on Saturday February 1.
Doc knows the best way to treat a sick toddler is get them buzzed on illegal narcotics, or so said the medical thinking of the early 1900s.
Are you bored silly at work? Be thankful you're not on the other end of the employment spectrum, where dying on the job is always a possibility.
If your daily workout consists of walking from the couch to the refrigerator, scientists might have a new exercise option for you.
Videographic on the arms trade. First 2020 session of the Conference on Disarmament.
Videographic illustrating plastics production and pollution. China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.
Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. China will ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.
Short videographic on the SpaceX project. SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch, the last major test before it plans to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History have announced that two 500-year-old iron ship anchors have been discovered on Mexico's Gulf Coast.
As part of NASA's preparation for next year's Mars mission, the Mars 2020 rover took its first driving test at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California on December 17.
Donald Trump has now been officially impeached, making him the third U.S. president after Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton to face removal from office.
A new study published in Nature Communications has found evidence that another event may have contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Easter Island's Moai[b] stone monoliths might have been created out of the belief they would make crops more fertile, according to new research by the University of California, Los Angeles.
British company StandardToilet has unveiled a new design in which the toilet is tilted downwards at a 13 degree angle in a bid to reduce the amount of time spent in the bathroom.
Australia is suffering one of its worst bushfire seasons in history
Videographic on the different tennis court surfaces and how they affect play. World number one Rafael Nadal will take on Bolivian Hugo Dellien in the Australian Open first round next week while Serena Williams faces Anastasia Potapova in her quest...
NASA has selected a target site for the spacecraft OSIRIS[c]-REx[d] to gather samples on the asteroid Bennu, according to the mission's principal investigator Dante Lauretta.
Facebook is able to gather data about user shopping habits, both online and offline, in order to serve targeted ads on its platform, according to a new report by Business Insider.
Researchers say that the visual world humans perceive is produced by parts of the brain lying outside of the visual cortex, according to a new study published in Current Biology.
Space researchers have proposed building a network of radio antennas on the far side of the moon, according to a NASA funded report.
A new study from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego suggests that the ocean could potentially contain a million times more microplastic particles than previously thought.
Videographic on Taal volcano. The volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned Tuesday, leaving tens of thousands in limbo after they fled their homes fearing a massive eruption.
Videographic on impeachment. The House of Representatives is expected to transmit articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate Wednesday, setting the stage for a trial next week that will decide whether the 45th US president is force...
Videographic on air pollution. Bushfire smoke disrupted the Australian Open build-up Wednesday for a second straight day to deepen concerns about the fate of the year's first tennis Grand Slam
Two new studies have called into question the size of the "impossibly big" black hole named LB-1, according to papers published independently to the arXiv database.
New research from Tel Aviv University has found that plants make noise when stressed.For the study, scientists focused on tomato and tobacco plants. They placed plants into three groups.
Videographic illustrating how avalanches occur. Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as authorities struggled to reach people stranded...
Videographic on landslides. Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as authorities struggled to reach people stranded by heavy snowfall.
Videographic on coronaviruses. A new virus from the same family as the deadly SARS disease has spread beyond China's borders for the first time with a case emerging in Thailand, UN and Thai officials said on Monday.
Videographic on the Cannes film festival. American director Spike Lee was named president of this year's Cannes film festival jury on Tuesday, becoming the first black head of the panel. VIDEOGRAPHICS
Short videographic locating the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. American director Spike Lee was named president of this year's Cannes film festival jury on Tuesday, becoming the first black head of the panel.
Videographic on global warming. New climate models show carbon dioxide is a more potent greenhouse gas than previously understood, a finding that could push the Paris treaty goals for capping global warming out of reach, scientists have told AFP.
Videographic on weather forecasting. Hopes of containing Australia's months-long bushfire crisis rose Tuesday with heavy rain forecast, but toxic smoke in Melbourne disrupted warm-up events for the year's first tennis Grand Slam.
Videographic looking at CO2. New climate models show carbon dioxide is a more potent greenhouse gas than previously understood, a finding that could push the Paris treaty goals for capping global warming out of reach, scientists have told AFP.
Videographic presenting the British royal family. Queen Elizabeth II and other senior British royals were gathering for a meeting Monday with Prince Harry in an attempt to solve the crisis triggered by his bombshell announcement that he and wife M...
Videographic showing how holidays in space may soon become the latest craze. A Japanese billionaire has launched an online wanted ad for a girlfriend who will fly around the Moon with him on a SpaceX rocket.
Videograpic on volcanoes. Lava and broad columns of ash illuminated by lightning spewed from a volcano south of the Philippine capital on Monday, grounding hundreds of flights as authorities warned of a possible "explosive eruption".