This space fly proves that humans aren't cut for interplanetary travel

If this fly looks weird to you it's because it's dead—covered in the fungus that killed it. It's a very special type of Drosophila—one born and raised in space—and it proves that interplanetary travel could be really bad for the human immune system. So bad that we may end up dead, killed by some stupid infection. »1/29/14 2:18pm1/29/14 2:18pm

This amazing fruit fly evolved to have pictures of ants on its wings

This is unbelievable, but the fruit fly G tridens has somehow evolved to have what looks like pictures of ants on its wings. Seriously, its transparent wings have an ant design on them complete with "six legs, two antennae, a head, thorax and tapered abdomen." It's nature's evolutionary art painted on a fly's wings. »11/08/13 9:06pm11/08/13 9:06pm

Awesome Video of the Shuttle Flying Around the International Space Station

On March 19, 2009, the crew of the Discovery flew around the International Space Station after undocking at the end of mission STS-119. They filmed this awesome video—which has been sped up—that shows the orbiting structure in amazing detail. It's hard to believe we built that thing—and at the same time, I wish we… »1/29/13 2:20pm1/29/13 2:20pm

Jetpack with a 10 Mile Range Available Soon for $226,000

Jetpacks, the invention we've all been waiting to become a reality for as long as we can remember (along with flying cars and teleporters), are pretty much a reality at this point. While a few months ago the only two commercially available jetpacks had paltry flying times of about 30 seconds, Jet Pack International… »12/12/07 5:00pm12/12/07 5:00pm