Science

Grand Canyon From Stratosphere
In June, 2013, some students launched a weather balloon over the Grand Canyon. They attached a GoPro camera and smartphone with GPS capabilities. The balloon climbed to its maximum of 18 and half miles, then bust, falling back to Earth. They lost the balloon.
International Space Station Gets Shipment of Whiskey
A Japanese company known for its whiskey and other alcoholic beverages delivered a supply of their drink to the International Space Station. The whiskey arrived with 10,000 pounds of cargo that included space walking equipment, an emergency breathing kit and toilet wiring.
Special Glasses Help with Colorblindness
Here’s a video of a colorblind guy who received a pair of special glasses. The glasses were developed by scientists to allow people who suffer from colorblindness to see true color for the first time. The glasses are called Enchroma Color.
Aeromoblie Flying Car Crashes
A lot of people think flying cars should be on the market already. Flying to work or play. It has been quite a few years since ‘they’ said flying cars would be here, we may have to wait a little longer.
Killer Autonomous Robots Under Discussion At U.N.
During a meeting of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, the discussion turned to ‘killer robots’. Considering killer drones have been used to kill thousands already, the UN believes the next step will be completely autonomous machines.
Tear-Free Onions
The days of crying over cut onions may be over. In Japan they have developed a tear-free onion. The substance that is emitted from an onion that makes you cry has been isolated and removed.
Mars Rover Travels a Marathon
The Mars rover has been on the red planet for 11 years and this past Tuesday it ran a marathon. It traveled 26.2 miles on the surface of Mars becoming the first human creation to do so.

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