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  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right. It was his third set of the deadlift. Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
  • St. Cloud man dreams of Martian address

    St. Cloud man dreams of Martian address
    The '60s were an heady time for space exploration. President John F. Kennedy fired the starter's pistol in the space race with a rousing speech about America's manifest space destiny: "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things,...
  • Oddball bills stand out in Congress

    Thousands of bills are introduced in a congressional session, but only a fraction become law. Even without that success, they call attention to their causes — or their sponsors. Here are a few of the eclectic measures awaiting action in Congress....
  • Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop

    MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
  • 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' is a bold adventure for mainstream TV

    "It's time to get going again." With these words, host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicks off the new documentary series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Premiering on Fox, the National Geographic Channel and eight other affiliated networks...
  • Downey space museum is struggling to survive

    Downey space museum is struggling to survive
    Bob Thompson fondly remembers when Downey was buzzing with pride and payrolls as a major hub for work on the Apollo space program and the construction site for six space shuttles. "Since the beginning of time, we had all these world leaders who looked...
  • Thanks, Curiosity, your tiny Earth 'selfie' is a big wake-up call

    Thanks, Curiosity, your tiny Earth 'selfie' is a big wake-up call
    Oh gosh, it turns out that old Walt was right: It is a small world after all. Or at least it is to NASA’s Curiosity rover, which snapped a picture of Earth and the moon, looming bright but tiny in the night sky, from the surface of Mars recently....
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: 'Waterloo' Charts Course for Final 2015 Episodes

    Every great ad is a story. Ain't that the truth. SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading if you haven't seen the "Mad Men" season 7-A finale, "Waterloo." We close this first half of the final season on a surprisingly hopeful note for our heroes. The mood seems to...
  • Living Here: Research facilities

    Living Here: Research facilities
    Hampton Roads — and the Peninsula in particular — boasts an array of world-class research facilities. Here are some notables: NASA Langley Research Center The center in Hampton was founded in 1917 as the nation's first civilian aeronautics...
  • NASA's Deep Space Network celebrates its 50th anniversary

    NASA's Deep Space Network celebrates its 50th anniversary
    It's called the Deep Space Network, and for the last 50 years it's provided two-way communications between earthbound mission controllers and most every spacecraft that's traveled to the moon or beyond. Its motto: "Don't leave Earth without us." On...
  • Legendary NASA test pilot Bill Dana dies at 83

    Legendary NASA test pilot Bill Dana dies at 83
    William H. "Bill" Dana, the famed NASA test pilot who helped usher in the space age in the 1960s by routinely flying rocket planes to new supersonic speeds and stratospheric heights, has died. He was 83. Dana was a square-jawed aviator during an age...