The world record for the hottest recorded temperature of 58°C (136.4°F) was set at Al Azizia, Libya, in 1922. This year, a team of researchers — including one who was almost killed in Libya's 2011 revolution — invalidated that record. Here's the harrowing story of how they did it.
The US sprinters Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh are equally fast. How do we know? Well, yesterday, during the women's 100 meter Olympics qualifier, they both finished the sprint in 11.068 seconds—and not even a camera running at 3,000 frames per second could tell their performance apart.
What would happen in a shootout between two zombies with machine guns? Would they just keep shooting each other endlessly without accomplishing anything? We're lucky we have movies like Dead Heat to answer these tough questions for us. Also, if you've ever wondered what Vincent Price would sound like if he channeled…