The Future of Nuclear Power Runs on the Waste of Our Nuclear Past

America alone produces about 2,000 metric tons of nuclear waste annually and our best solution for disposing of it: bury it deep in the Earth. However, a pair of MIT scientists believe they've found not only a better way of eliminating nuclear waste but recycling the deadly detritus into enough clean electricity to… » 3/14/13 11:30am 3/14/13 11:30am

Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, and Long Repetitive Walks: Killing Time on…

There wasn't exactly high-speed Internet and streaming video aboard luxury ocean liners like the Titanic, yet these ships were stocked with amenities to keep passengers occupied during transatlantic voyages that typically lasted about 5-9 days. » 4/14/12 2:00pm 4/14/12 2:00pm