‘Into the great black open’: Soyuz TIME-LAPSED journey to the International Space Station (VIDEO)

German astronaut Alexander Gerst has compressed a six-hour flight, he witnessed from the ISS window, into a mesmerizing time-lapse sequence, capturing the Soyuz journey from blastoff at Baikonur all the way to its docking. The astronaut shot the spacecraft’s trip from the International Space Station’s ‘Cupola’ observatory module. The video shows the Soyuz passing different […]

Vodka-fueled stabbing at Russian Antarctic station: Here’s what psychologists think happened

Working in the Antarctic can be bad enough without someone spoiling your book endings and insulting you over vodka. One Russian explorer stabbed another at a remote polar outpost, and media is abuzz with rumors and opinions. Antarctic cold, months-long shifts, a small group of people and liters of vodka – with conditions like that, […]

Station 19: ABC Hands Grey's Anatomy Spinoff Full Season 2 Order

One week after scoring record high ratings, Station 19 has been given a big vote of confidence by ABC. The firefighter-centric Grey’s Anatomy spinoff been picked up for a full season, the network announced Friday. The move extends the series’ Season 2 episode count from 13 to 22. Buoyed by a highly-promoted crossover with Grey’s, […]

Google Maps adds EV charging station info

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Ratings: Station 19 Returns Steady, Murphy Ticks Down, SVU Ties Low

Station 19 fired up (see what I did there?) Season 2 on Thursday night with 5.2 million total viewers and a 1.1 demo rating, improving on its finale and matching its freshman average. Opening ABC’s night, Grey’s Anatomy (6.5 mil/1.6) slipped to match its smallest audience ever while landing just a tenth above its all-time […]

Euston Station CLOSURE: Chaos as major London station to shut for THREE weekends

Network Rail is urging West Coast main line passengers to avoid all but essential rail travel to and from the capital over the three weekends. The station is closing as part of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan, which includes Network Rail replacing North Wembley junction – a major intersection on Europe’s busiest mixed-use railway. Martin Frobisher, […]

Alex Jones’ flagship radio station shut down by Federal Communications Commission

The US communications regulator has shut down Alex Jones’ flagship radio station and slapped it with a $ 15,000 fine. A lawsuit filed in the US District Court in Austin this week accuses Liberty Radio of operating without federal consent since at least 2013, the Austin American-Statesman reports. The Austin-based station has been solely streaming […]

A new report questions “viability” of plan to privatize the space station

Enlarge / The International Space Station is an important test bed for microgravity research. But it’s also very costly. (credit: NASA) A new report from the space agency’s inspector general concludes that NASA has no easy choice when it comes to the future of the massive International Space Station that orbits about 400km above the […]

Travel warning: Full list of airport, train station and flight strikes next week

Travel chaos is to hit British travellers next week thanks to a number of strike actions at airports and train stations. With the summer holidays starting this weekend, it is the peak season for the next six weeks of travel. Ryanair, Manchester Airport and St Pancras train station are all to be affected by future […]

Progress cargo spacecraft makes fastest-ever trip to space station (VIDEOS)

A Russian Progress cargo spacecraft on a Soyuz booster carrying supplies for the International Space Station crew has successfully completed its record-breaking two-orbit trip in less than four hours. The Progress MS-09 blasted off atop a Soyuz-2.1a rocket at 21:51 GMT Monday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Some 1.5 hours and several thruster firings […]