Powerball Simulator

Powerball Simulator

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338. But someone has to win, right? We decided to put that idea to the…
Geosynchronous satellites in orbit

Geosynchronous satellites in orbit

Geosynchronous satellites in orbit Since the Syncom satellite launch in 1963, hundreds of communications satellites are now in the skies above Earth in geosynchronous orbit.…
Violence in Vegas

Violence in Vegas

Violence in Vegas An early morning shooting on the Las Vegas Strip ended in three deaths. At least one person in a Range Rover opened…
Connecticut school shooting victims

Connecticut school shooting victims

A gunman forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., killing 20 children and six adults before committing suicide at the scene.…
Quiz: Who’s that voice?

Quiz: Who’s that voice?

Quiz: Who's that voice? Big-name celebrities long have done some voice-over work for commercials. But advertisers increasingly are turning to them to gain attention for…

Airline travel then and now

Airline travel then and now Airline travel in the early 1960s was still fairly carefree: If you had a ticket, you could board a plane.…

Interactive graphic: EA-18 Growler

Interactive graphic: EA-18 Growler The U.S. Navy's EA-18 Growler uses high-powered radar, antennas and a jammer to send and receive electromagnetic signals, disrupting and/or disabling…
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