Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
What's it take to pilot a floating city? Our man reports from the (simulated) bridge.
Here's hoping this month's release of the Hollywood sea-fighting epic Master and Commander will do justice to those magnificent men and their sailing machines. On these pages, the mightiest ships of then and now.
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
Taber MacCallum helps hazmat divers safely explore contaminated waters
The world's most famous sunken wreck becomes a boon for deep-sea microbiologists.
Already, smart unmanned subs are set to replace dolphins as undersea mine sniffers. Next tech: mine detonation, remote sleuthing and robotic combat.
The story of how one of the most polluted waterways in America came to be located in one of the country's most expensive neighborhoods. Also: dysentery, cancer, and arsenic poisoning.
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
It's not just useless crap.
A kinetic missile that flies at mach 7
Ten students who are improving MRIs, cancer treatments and human-robot interaction--between classes, of course
9/11 fanned fears of more terror attacks by air. But our 95,000 miles of coast may be much more permeable. Here's the new defense strategy.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Sewage is more than just filth. It's evidence of our worst habits, everything from caffeine to cocaine, all ingested and flushed down the toilet. Now scientists are using wastewater to drug-test entire cities, and the results are sobering
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
And just how much fuel is that?
See the effects of global warming while contributing to them!
The cast of 'Teen Titans Go! To the Movies' find out what their powers could do in real life.