U.S. Astronauts Take Multi-Hour Spacewalk to Replace Batteries on ISS

Two American astronauts took a spacewalk Friday to replace aging batteries on the International Space Station. NASA’s Anne McClain and Nick Hague are scheduled to work in space for several hours to swap out three old nickel-hydrogen batteries with more powerful lithium-ion batteries. The duo overcame minor struggles in their first task, which involved attaching […]

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The USDA Forced Kittens to Become Cannibals for Research, Watchdog Report Says

A shocking watchdog report alleges that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) spent $22.5 million conducting “unnecessary and unjustifiable” research that involved killing cats and forcing “kitten cannibalism,” among other unsavory practices. The report — from the non-profit White Coat Waste Project, which opposes animal testing by the government, and former USDA scientist Jim Keen […]

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