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Jan 29, 2016 11:54 AM ET
The first cut might not always be the deepest, but one thing's for sure: If it's deep enough, you're going to have a scar. How come skin sometimes leaves reminders of our pain?
Jan 28, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Christa McAuliffe was to be the first teacher in space. Tragically, she died when NASA Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on lift-off. But her legacy lives on. Here are six lessons she planned on teaching while living in microgravity.
Jan 28, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Three decades after NASA's Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off, we take a look back at that terrible morning in 1986 and its powerful legacy.
Jan 18, 2016 07:40 PM ET // AFP
Five French Foreign Legionnaires were killed Monday during a training exercise in the French Alps, the second mountain tragedy in France in less than a week.
Jan 13, 2016 02:16 PM ET // AFP
A 14-year-old schoolboy and a Ukrainian man were killed when an avalanche swept away skiers in the French Alps.
Dec 9, 2015 09:19 AM ET // AFP
Douglas Tompkins succumbed Tuesday to severe hypothermia after his kayak capsized on Lake Carrera in southern Chile.
Nov 23, 2015 04:20 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Vollebak's Condition Black Jacket is designed to withstand falls up to nearly 75 mph across any surface. Continue reading →
Nov 6, 2015 01:41 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A newly discovered distress telegram sent from the Titanic shows the ship owners knew of the disaster unfolding – something they refuted at that time.
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