NASA tests Orion’s parachute performance over Arizona while work progresses in Florida

The team designing the parachute system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft has demonstrated almost every parachute failure they could imagine. But on April 23, they tested how the system would perform if the failure wasn’t in the parachutes.

Claim: Antarctic region once as hot as California, Florida

Parts of ancient Antarctica were as warm as today's California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat, according to scientists using a new way to measure past temperatures.

HiPerGator is Florida's most powerful supercomputer

The University of Florida has debuted the state’s most powerful supercomputer. According to university staff, the machine will help researchers formulate life-saving drugs, project decades-long weather forecasts and improve armor for troops.

Politician arrested over Facebook IPO

A US Republican politician has been arrested and charged with using the Facebook IPO as a Ponzi scam.

Record-breaking python highlights invasive species fears

Florida has long had the world's worst problem with invasive species - and a new find marks one of the most worrying examples yet.

The secret of a happy old age: lots of sex

Seniors with a regular sex life are more likely to be happy than celibate oldies, according to new research.

10 million bees deaths reported in Florida

Those of us who love sweet delicious honey have good reason to be concerned, as over 10 million bee deaths were recently reported in Florida.

Video game theme park may be heading to Florida

A highly conceptual theme park called Game Nation will allow visitors to experience what it's like to be in the middle of a video game.

16 suspects arrested in Anonymous crackdown

Federal agents have arrested 16 cyber activists allegedly linked to the Anonymous collective.

Naked man shoots SWAT robot with AK-47

A police SWAT robot is now undergoing repairs after a stark naked Florida man blasted away at it with an assault rifle.

Florida mom busted in YouTube "Fight Club" scheme

A 39-year-old Florida mother has been arrested for child abuse after police identified the woman cheering on her teenage daughter during a prearranged fight that was filmed and uploaded to YouTube.