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He’s the most popular dog on Instagram
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Detour lets toads cross road without croaking
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How do noise cancelling headphones work?
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Wildfire creates a once-in-a-lifetime wedding photo
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Mom wants to give her daughter an “awesome” name
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Are you attached to a brother or sister? They were!
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He’s not heavy; he’s my brother
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Students set record for hugging trees
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How do boomerangs work?
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Robocop throws first pitch
Therapy dog helps soldiers cope with stress
After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is prone to bouts of anger. He is unable to really talk about his time on the battlefield. But as Swols sits in a clinic at Fort Bragg, his hand drops to the furry head beside him. His mood bri...
After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is prone to bouts of anger. He is unable to really talk about his time on the battlefield. But as Swols sits in a clinic at Fort Bragg, his hand drops to the furry head beside him. His mood bri...
After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is prone to bouts of anger. He is u...
- Posted on May 9, 2014
Do your hair and nails grow after you die?
Uh, no. Your hair and nails do not grow after you die. It'a a 100-percent myth promoted by horror movies. Almost. Because there is a bit of truth to it. Your hair and nails stop growing pretty much as soon as you die. Both nails and hair grow from the base up when new cells ...
Uh, no. Your hair and nails do not grow after you die. It'a a 100-percent myth promoted by horror movies. Almost. Because there is a bit of truth to it. Your hair and nails stop growing pretty much as soon as you die. Both nails and hair grow from the base up when new cells ...
Uh, no. Your hair and nails do not grow after you die. It'a a 100-percent myth promoted by horror movies. Almost. Bec...
- Posted on May 7, 2014
Watch this rock-climbing bear cub!
Mountain goats, you’re on notice! A brave little bear cub followed its mother up a nearly vertical rock face. This video shows that bears can rock climb with the best of them. The ability of bears to climb trees and ladders has been documented widely. But this is one of th...
Mountain goats, you’re on notice! A brave little bear cub followed its mother up a nearly vertical rock face. This video shows that bears can rock climb with the best of them. The ability of bears to climb trees and ladders has been documented widely. But this is one of th...
Mountain goats, you’re on notice! A brave little bear cub followed its mother up a nearly vertical rock face. This ...
- Posted on May 7, 2014
Do you toss your cafeteria’s food in the trash?
Becky Domokos-Bays provides food services in the Alexandria, Virginia City Public Schools. She has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she says, they rejected it. But starting next school year, pasta and other grain products in Alexandria City Public ...
Becky Domokos-Bays provides food services in the Alexandria, Virginia City Public Schools. She has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she says, they rejected it. But starting next school year, pasta and other grain products in Alexandria City Public ...
Becky Domokos-Bays provides food services in the Alexandria, Virginia City Public Schools. She has served her student...
- Posted on May 7, 2014
Family looks for new dog, finds old one instead
Many pets got separated from their families almost two years ago, when Superstorm Sandy struck the East Coast. A New Jersey family was one of them. They lost their dog, a terrier-pit bull mix. He escaped from their backyard during the storm. Chuck James says that his family ...
Many pets got separated from their families almost two years ago, when Superstorm Sandy struck the East Coast. A New Jersey family was one of them. They lost their dog, a terrier-pit bull mix. He escaped from their backyard during the storm. Chuck James says that his family ...
Many pets got separated from their families almost two years ago, when Superstorm Sandy struck the East Coast. A New ...
- Posted on May 7, 2014
Fisherman pulls a “goblin” from the deep
A rare shark has been pulled up from the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. And it's not pretty. It's called a goblin shark. The shrimp fisherman who caught it in his net said it looked prehistoric. It was about 18 feet long, with razor-sharp teeth. The 63-year-old fish...
A rare shark has been pulled up from the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. And it's not pretty. It's called a goblin shark. The shrimp fisherman who caught it in his net said it looked prehistoric. It was about 18 feet long, with razor-sharp teeth. The 63-year-old fish...
A rare shark has been pulled up from the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. And it's not pretty. It's called a gob...
- Posted on May 5, 2014
Here's how to win at rock-paper-scissors
Most everyone has played rock-paper-scissors. The game is used to choose up sides, or see who goes first or determine who gets the last piece of cake. Now a study finds that people actually fall into patterns. Led by researchers at Zhejiang University in China, the study recr...
Most everyone has played rock-paper-scissors. The game is used to choose up sides, or see who goes first or determine who gets the last piece of cake. Now a study finds that people actually fall into patterns. Led by researchers at Zhejiang University in China, the study recr...
Most everyone has played rock-paper-scissors. The game is used to choose up sides, or see who goes first or determine...
- Posted on May 2, 2014
How were the pyramids built? Maybe with water
For centuries, it's been a mystery as to how the ancient Egyptians moved the huge stone blocks needed to build the pyramids. Did they use sleds, ramps, wheels, logs? There's even a theory that aliens were involved. Now researchers say they've found a much simpler technique t...
For centuries, it's been a mystery as to how the ancient Egyptians moved the huge stone blocks needed to build the pyramids. Did they use sleds, ramps, wheels, logs? There's even a theory that aliens were involved. Now researchers say they've found a much simpler technique t...
For centuries, it's been a mystery as to how the ancient Egyptians moved the huge stone blocks needed to build the py...
- Posted on May 2, 2014
Squirrel goes nuts over teen taking selfie
A Maine teenager is flustered but not hurt after a photo op with a squirrel went awry. Seventeen-year-old Brian Genest, of Auburn, said he saw what appeared to be a friendly squirrel on a hand rail while walking through John Chestnut Park near Tampa, Florida. He was on a tri...
A Maine teenager is flustered but not hurt after a photo op with a squirrel went awry. Seventeen-year-old Brian Genest, of Auburn, said he saw what appeared to be a friendly squirrel on a hand rail while walking through John Chestnut Park near Tampa, Florida. He was on a tri...
A Maine teenager is flustered but not hurt after a photo op with a squirrel went awry. Seventeen-year-old Bria...
- Posted on May 2, 2014
What sunk a sub powered by cranking by hand?
Scientists near the city where the Civil War began will soak a Confederate submarine in a chemical bath to reveal its hull for the first time in 150 years. They want to solve the mystery of the demise of the first sub to sink an enemy warship The hand-cranked H.L. Hunley res...
Scientists near the city where the Civil War began will soak a Confederate submarine in a chemical bath to reveal its hull for the first time in 150 years. They want to solve the mystery of the demise of the first sub to sink an enemy warship The hand-cranked H.L. Hunley res...
Scientists near the city where the Civil War began will soak a Confederate submarine in a chemical bath to reveal its...
- Posted on May 2, 2014
Living little carries some big risks
The smallest dogs in the world weigh less than 7 pounds. They can easily slip through cracks in a fence, get stepped on or even hugged a little too hard. A few other "little" problems are inherent in the popular "toy" pooches that people love to tote in purses, push in strol...
The smallest dogs in the world weigh less than 7 pounds. They can easily slip through cracks in a fence, get stepped on or even hugged a little too hard. A few other "little" problems are inherent in the popular "toy" pooches that people love to tote in purses, push in strol...
The smallest dogs in the world weigh less than 7 pounds. They can easily slip through cracks in a fence, get stepped ...
- Posted on May 2, 2014