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Solar-Powered Airplane Completes First Leg Of U.S. Flight

Solar-Powered Airplane Completes First Leg Of U.S. FlightThe Solar Impulse, an airplane traveling across the United States using only solar power, is in Phoenix today, after reaching Arizona from California Saturday.

Saturn Shows Off A Massive Spinning Vortex: ‘The Rose’

Saturn Shows Off A Massive Spinning Vortex: ‘The Rose’NASA is calling it "The Rose." By any other name, it's a mammoth storm on Saturn's north pole. Its eye spans an estimated 1,250 miles — 20 times the size of an average hurricane's eye on Earth.

NBA’s Jason Collins Is First Active Player To Come Out As Gay

NBA’s Jason Collins Is First Active Player To Come Out As Gay"I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport," National Basketball Association center Jason Collins writes in a Sports Illustrated essay posted Monday, "but since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation."

Big Night For Big Men In Round 1 Of NFL Draft

Big Night For Big Men In Round 1 Of NFL DraftOne year after glamour quarterbacks were the big story, NFL teams mostly opted for big, beefy, bruisers during Round One of the 2013 NFL draft Thursday night.

Boston Blast: Man Knocked Over By Explosion, Got Up, Finished Race

Boston Blast: Man Knocked Over By Explosion, Got Up, Finished RaceIn photographs and videos, you can see there is one runner who is closest to the blast. When the device explodes, he's knocked over by the force.

Shark! Fisherman Gets Quite A Scare, Catches Scene On Video

Shark! Fisherman Gets Quite A Scare, Catches Scene On VideoIsaac Brumaghim was reeling in a tuna Sunday about two miles off Oahu Island when he came as close as anyone wants to get with a tiger shark that weighed 400 to 500 pounds.

U.S. Will Deploy Solid-State Laser Weapon On Ship Headed To Persian Gulf

U.S. Will Deploy Solid-State Laser Weapon On Ship Headed To Persian GulfFor the first time ever, the United States is deploying a solid-state laser weapon. The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) successfully destroyed a drone in flight during a test run and will head to the Persian Gulf aboard the USS Ponce as part of what the military is calling an "at-sea demonstration."

Pew: Majority Of Americans Now Favor Legalizing Marijuana

Pew: Majority Of Americans Now Favor Legalizing MarijuanaFor the first time in four decades of polling, a majority of Americans support legalizing the use of marijuana.

Video: In The Name Of Science, Head-Bobbing Sea Lion Keeps The Beat

Video: In The Name Of Science, Head-Bobbing Sea Lion Keeps The BeatWhile rhythm can often be hard enough to find among humans, finding it in the animal kingdom has been even more rare.

‘I Am Not A Sixth Grader’: Sens. Feinstein, Cruz Spar On 2nd Amendment

‘I Am Not A Sixth Grader’: Sens. Feinstein, Cruz Spar On 2nd AmendmentEarlier yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation banning assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.