727-pound alligator sets new record in Mississippi. Dustin Bockman, a UPS driver from Vicksburg, took the 727-pound alligator in the Mississippi River. It was 13-feet, 4.5-inches long.
This 50-foot-wide magnet is going nowhere fast: It will take more than a month for scientists to roll the magnet across land and sea to its new home.
Hundreds of drivers in New York and Connecticut spent Friday night stranded on snowy highways. The Long Island Expressway was especially bad, with many drivers waiting 12 hours to be dug out.
New York and New Jersey were particularly hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. Power losses and interruptions in subway service could last for days. Some wonder if certain polling places will be ready to open in time for next week's election.
An atom smasher at Brookhaven National Laboratory has attained a Guinness World Record for highest manmade temperature, generating heat that is 250,000 times warmer than the sun.
A recent experiment has demonstrated that neutrinos do not, in fact, travel faster than light. But this ethereal subatomic particle continues to undermine established physical models in other ways.
Fourth of July fireworks now have new effects, new technology, and new colors. These advances have revolutionized fireworks in the recent years.
The ‘Transient Rainbow’ firework technique uses 1,000 shells in 15 seconds.