Topic: Richard Branson
James Cameron plans to visit the Challenger Deep, which at seven miles below the ocean's surface is the deepest place on Earth, aboard a state-of-the-art diving craft.
Stratolaunch plane, an enormous aircraft, will be a flying launchpad for space flights. Could this Stratolaunch plane turn extraterrestrial tourism into an everyday affair?
12/14/2011 01:26 pm
Paul Allen is planning on building the world's largest plane intended to offer space travel to paying customers and possibly to the international space station.
12/14/2011 01:26 am
Stratolaunch Systems, founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is planning to build a huge carrier aircraft that will launch unmanned rockets into space.
12/13/2011 02:42 pm
Yao Ming and Richard Branson are teaming up to help put an end to the cruel trade of shark fins for use primarily in shark fin soups in China.
09/24/2011 12:24 am
Hurricane Irene is now headed for North Carolina after pummeling Caribbean island nations from the Bahamas to the Dominican Republic, causing some $3.1 billion in damage.
08/25/2011 08:02 am
Hurricane Irene has strengthened and could become a Category 3 as it slams into Bahamas, Tuesday.
08/23/2011 02:33 am
A UN report released Thursday shows Peru is just shy of overtaking Colombia in coca cultivation, demonstrating the 'balloon effect' that drug war watchers always warn about: when pressure is applied in one area, production 'balloons' in another.
06/23/2011 06:11 pm
A new report calls the 'war on drugs' a failure. The claim isn't new, but hearing it from an ex-UN head and a former US secretary of State adds new weight to the criticism.
06/03/2011 12:50 pm
NASA's once-iconic astronaut corps will shrink but still play a vital role as the space shuttle era comes to an end.
05/16/2011 08:59 am