Watch the Crazy Aftermath of a Drone Crashing Next to a Florida Highway

So remember how traffic was pretty bad in Florida yesterday? You know, because of an unmanned drone unexpectedly spiraling down from the heavens and blowing up next to US 98 Highway by Tyndall Air Base? Well, there's video now—or at least of the aftermath. And they were not kidding about that smoke cloud. » 7/18/13 12:29pm 7/18/13 12:29pm

The Bomb-Proof Miracle Materials That Will Make the Future Safer

When a bomb explodes, you can't outmaneuver it; you probably can't even take cover quickly enough to protect yourself. Instead, you have to hope that there's something—anything—already in the way that can shield you from the blast. Here are five of the best future bomb-proof materials that could end up saving lives in… » 4/17/13 12:00pm 4/17/13 12:00pm

Russian Meteorite Exploded With "30 Times the Energy Released by the…

Following last week's meteorite explosion, scientists have finally had chance to sit down and figure out exactly what happened—and the results help explain why it shook Russia so hard. » 2/19/13 6:53am 2/19/13 6:53am

Congress Plans to Hold Hearings Over Our Little Asteroid Problem

In case you felt like the Armageddon simulation we've been living in wasn't realistic enough already, Congress's Science, Space, and Technology Committee will soon hold a hearing "to examine ways to better identify and address asteroids that pose a potential threat to Earth." Cue Aerosmith. » 2/15/13 5:03pm 2/15/13 5:03pm

This Is What Happens When a Nuclear Bomb Explodes Under Water

According to Pat Bradley, one of the cameramen who documented US atomic tests during the 1950s, the Wahoo and Umbrella underwater explosions were more amazing than a atmospheric nuclear explosion. Watch this stunning video and listen to him explaining his experience of living these explosions just 2.5 miles away. » 9/11/12 1:40pm 9/11/12 1:40pm