A new type of stellar explosion has been discovered that scientists are calling a "mini-supernova" (pictured in the illustration). In such an occurrence, the white dwarf in a binary star system may actually survive the detonation. More at Space.com.
Everyday we're exposed to news of violent crime, kidnappings, carjackings, acts of terrorism, and natural disasters that fuel our sense of insecurity. Jason Hanson, former CIA officer, security specialist, and recent successful contestant of ABC’s reality show Shark Tank, will discuss how to act appropriately in any dangerous situation, including how to thwart kidnappings and carjackings, prevent home invasions, defend against would-be attackers, and pack a perfect emergency kit. Filling in for George, Dave Schrader (email) hosts.