Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/23
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have had the option to vote for their local county elections from orbit. The ballots are prepared by county officials and beamed up from Mission Control.
11/02/2010 02:00 pm
Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, has been named by the theme-park trade publication Amusement Today, as the best amusement park for the 13th straight year. Amusement Today also bestowed 24 other "Golden Ticket" awards to parks and rides around the United States. Here are some highlights.
09/14/2010 06:53 pm
The 2010 Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' of oxygen-deprived water – roughly the size of Massachusetts – is patchy and more spread out than usual.
08/02/2010 07:26 pm
Tar balls and oil sheen from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have now made their way into Lake Pontchartrain, the northern boundary of New Orleans.
07/06/2010 04:08 pm
The Dutch government is supplying six sweeping arm systems for the BP oil spill. The technology involves a skimmer that picks up oil and water and then separates the two.
06/01/2010 09:00 pm
Scientists are investigating why endangered sea turtles are washing up on the Gulf Coast.
04/30/2010 12:47 pm
NASA has a job for you: Stay in bed 30 days. But no napping!
12/30/2009 03:45 pm
Facebook video of a 2006 Bugatti Veyron crash shows the car making a wall of water as it hits a Texas lagoon. No one was injured in the crash.
11/13/2009 12:00 am
Barren landscapes in Galveston, Texas are now thriving with new varieties after Hurricane Ike spread seeds to the area.
10/01/2009 01:00 am