Why a Chinese Spy Ship Is Hanging Out Next to Hawaii

The international fleet gathered for U.S. Navy-led exercises is being watched by an uninvited visitor.

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Nerf's New Laser Guns Are a Deconstruction of the Classic Dart Blaster

When lasers and LEDs replace springs and darts, things get weird.

Every Star Trek Show Is on Sale for Prime Day

Entire shows of Trek on Blu-Ray and DVD are going for more than 50 percent off.

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New NASA Satellite Could Be Powered By a Synthetic Solar Sail

The Near-Earth Asteroid Scout could have a sail made of metamaterials.

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Lava Erupting From Kilauea Hits Hawaiian Tour Boat, Injuring 13

The dangers of exploring a live volcano become quickly apparent.

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Scientists Find 'Quadrillions' of Tons of Diamonds Beneath Earth's Surface

Unfortunately, the diamonds are buried so deep we'll probably never mine them.

Our Favorite Deals for Amazon Prime Day 2018

There's a lot of sales to sift through out there, here are a bunch we think are worth your time.

20 Space Objects Ranked by How Badass They Sound

These cosmic phenomena all have cool leather jackets.

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The Kilauea Volcano Created a Tiny New ‘Island’ Off the Coast of Hawaii

It’s just one way the eruption has changed the Big Island's coastline.

This Philips Hue Starter Pack Might Be the Best Prime Day Deal

Up to 40 percent off the very best Philips Hue has to offer, and you get an Echo Dot as well.

These are Amazon's Best Prime Day Deals (So Far)

Amazon's biggest sale of the year starts on Monday, and these are the very best deals in tools, outdoors, and gadgets.

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U.K. Introduces New Fighter Jet: The Tempest

The fighter exists only in mockup for now, and is expected to enter service in 2035.

Plutonium Went Missing After San Antonio Car Robbery

Losses of civilian nuclear material are usually disclosed but when the government loses nuclear bomb ingredients it stays mum.

Why There Are Sperm Swimming Around at the Space Station

Researchers aboard the International Space Station investigate if earthlings have what it takes to reproduce off-planet.

Roku Made Wireless TV Speakers And They're Actually Kind of Great

Better streaming sound quality without all the wires and gear.

Elon Musk is Mad His Mini-Submarine Didn't Help in Thai Cave Rescue

Elon Musk is NOT happy that a British diver called his miniature submarine a "PR stunt" with no chance of working.

Robots Made These Paintings and They're Very, Very Good

Robot painters made impressive paintings for the 2018 RobotArt contest.

When You See These GIFs, Do You Hear a Sound?

A growing online community is obsessed with these silent "loud" GIFs. Is it a form of synesthesia, or something else?

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New Jersey Dad May Lose All His Limbs from Flesh Eating Bacteria

The dad came into contact with the bacteria on a crabbing trip.

See Bones, Blood and Tissue in World's First 3D Colored X-Ray

The new X-Ray technology can capture the human body in uncanny detail.

Chinese AI Beats Doctors in Diagnosing Brain Tumors

The AI system could diagnose tumors more accurately (and faster) than 15 human physicians.

The Earth's Oldest Color is Bright Pink​

Scientists discovered the oldest known color emitted by a living organism. It's pink.

This Hybrid Cooler Is Also a Bluetooth Sound System and Charging Station

An all-in-one cooloer if you want to pack light for your next camping trip.

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Chinese Cave Tools Point To Earliest Known Human Migration

Humanity was expanding over 2 million years ago, according to a new study.