Solving the Scorching Mystery of the Sun’s Erupting Plasma Jets

Spiky bursts of plasma called spicules swirl around the surface of the sun. Millions erupt every moment, spurting solar material some 6,000 miles high at speeds of about 60 miles per second. “These things are very violent,” said Bart De Pontieu, a research scientist with Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Lab in Palo Alto,...

Kellyanne Conway probably regrets this October tweet mocking Hillary Clinton now

Kellyanne Conway probably wishing she didn't tweet some things. FBI investigations may come and go, but tweets? Tweets are forever. Kellyanne Conway can surely attest to this, seeing as how one of her tweets from October 2016 — back when she was criticizing Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server — has recently...

Whistleblowers Celebrate New VA Accountability Legislation, But Worry It May Be Used To Target Them

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S. June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Scott Morgan. Whistleblowers celebrated President Donald Trump’s decision to sign the Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act into law Friday morning as a hopeful beacon of change, but are wary the legislation...

Fall Out Boy unleashes new single, announces hometown show

After promising fans another taste of their upcoming LP, Fall Out Boy has unveiled a new album cut. On Thursday (June 22), the Chicago-founded band released “Champion," the second single off their seventh studio album M A N I A. Earlier this month, bassist Pete Wentz took to Instagram not only to confirm the...

Asian Development Bank okays $102 million loan to skill 2 lakh youths in Odisha

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 102 million (Rs 568.31 crore) loan to train 2 lakh youngsters in Odisha. (Image: Reuters) Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 102 million (Rs 568.31 crore) loan to train 2 lakh youngsters in Odisha. With this assistance, youths in the age group of 15-34...