Science

Spiders Take Over Greek Beach, With Vast Web Spanning 1,000 Feet

The area has been identified as the town of Aitoliko in western Greece by media reports, with the phenomenon attributed to mating spiders . Local resident ...


Less than 340,000 have flood insurance in North and SC combined

Remnants of Hurricane Florence continue to threaten the east coast with torrential rain and flood risks. Although Hurricane Florence has long since depa...


Huge 1000ft spider web appears overnight on a beach in Greece

According to local experts, its a seasonal phenomenon caused by Tetrahnatha spiders, which build large nests for mating in during the warmer weather. In recen...


Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot Aboard SpaceX's 'Big Falcon Rocket'

Musk hinted it might be a Japanese passenger, prompting Twitter to throw out names of very rich people like entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa and legendary video ga...


Nissan Navara Dark Sky BOLDLY goes where no telescope has gone before

It's essentially a tough, no-nonsense observatory on wheels. The show truck is equipped with a mobile observatory mounted on a custom off-road trailer. A secu...


The Hardest Known Substance in the Universe - Nuclear Pasta

Instead it can be found deep inside the crust of the smallest, densest known stars, scientists have discovered via computer simulations. The substance of su...


Hey, Spock! Real-Life 'Planet Vulcan' Orbits Sun Featured in 'Star Trek'

The astronomers made their find using the 50-inch Dharma Endowment Foundation Telescope on Mount Lemmon in Arizona, and laid out the details in a paper publis...


Scientists: Humanity needs to reconsider the negative image of the wasps

But the truth is wasps may be just as useful as bees , researchers at the University College London argue in a new study. For the study, published today in...


Great White "Lair" Discovered in Pacific

Stanford marine scientist Barbara Block is behind the discovery of the white shark cafe, which is now the largest known gathering spot of white sharks. Block an...


Florence: Two patients dead after van swept away in floods

People wait for a distribution area to open and hand out MREs, water and tarps in Wilmington, N.C. He sympathized with those who were forced to flee and are n...


Cheers At SpaceX: Japanese Billionaire Books First Moonshot

On Monday, Mr Musk unveiled new artist impressions of the BFR and the spaceship which will carry passengers around the Moon. Musk had previously said he wante...


Spiders' mating season cloaks Greek seaside with giant web

A wide area of greenery has been covered by Tetragnatha spiders, which can build large nests for mating, according to Greek newspaper Daily Hellas. An increas...


Trump Asked About His Golf Course During Hurricane Florence Visit

At his first stop in Cherry Point, North Carolina , Trump participated in a hurricane briefing, where he praised all agencies involved in recovery efforts, cal...


Hurricane Florence death toll climbs to 37; Donald Trump visits stricken area

Later, Trump helped distribute box lunches consisting of hot dogs, chips, and fruit, to people who had waited over an hour to collect the meal. "He also wante...


Trump tells Hurricane Florence survivor to 'have a good time'

The president later told reporters the homeowner told Trump his insurance company didn't want to pay for the damage, according to the report . Harrowing po...


North Carolina's Cape Fear River Rises to Over 60 Feet

The storm is being blamed for at least 37 deaths in three states. Trump visited several sites in North Carolina and SC almost a week after the storm...


NASA's newest planet hunter telescope shares first science image

The Kepler telescope has done a fantastic job since launching in 2009, but with that workhorse satellite reaching the end of its life , it's time for the Tran...


Hog deaths, manure flooding from Florence seen surpassing 2016 hurricane

More than 15,000 people remain in shelters and more than 200,000 customers are without power across North Carolina, six days after Florence made landfall as a C...


Swollen Rivers Near Record Levels As Florence

The death toll from Florence rose to at least 17 as the storm crept slowly westward over the Carolinas Sunday, dumping massive amounts of water on the region....


Meet the billionaire dreamer taking Musk's rocket to the moon

After people responded with questions, Musk weighed in and confirmed that the render of the Big Falcon Rocket , which is still in development , is new and "i...