Discovering weird new species in the open ocean

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For archaeologists, ancient bones are like Christmas
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Baseball pitcher excels with only one hand
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17-year-old picked to create new “Tom Sawyer”
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Wild horses may save threatened butterflies
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Ancient salamander was as long as a car!
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Young scientists impress Obama at White House
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Americans love an underdog
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King Richard III gets funeral, 530 years after death
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Serbian women want to save magic carpets
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Does lightning ever strike twice?
For archaeologists, ancient bones are like Christmas
They came from all parts of London,. And from all walks of life. They ended up in a burial ground called Bedlam. Now scientists hope their centuries-old skeletons can reveal new information. They w...
They came from all parts of London,. And from all walks of life. They ended up in a burial ground called Bedlam. Now scientists hope their centuries-old skeletons can reveal new information. They w...
They came from all parts of London,. And from all walks of life. They ended up in a burial ground called Bedlam. Now ...
- Posted on March 31, 2015
Baseball pitcher excels with only one hand
Rick Robinson was settling into his new job as the college baseball coach at Tennessee-Martin. One day, he was moving some things around his office. That's when he came across a few articles that h...
Rick Robinson was settling into his new job as the college baseball coach at Tennessee-Martin. One day, he was moving some things around his office. That's when he came across a few articles that h...
Rick Robinson was settling into his new job as the college baseball coach at Tennessee-Martin. One day, he was moving...
- Posted on March 30, 2015
17-year-old picked to create new “Tom Sawyer”
A new stage adaptation of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is coming. It will be written by an up-and-coming playwright. The writer isn't much older than Sawyer was in the landmark book. The M...
A new stage adaptation of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is coming. It will be written by an up-and-coming playwright. The writer isn't much older than Sawyer was in the landmark book. The M...
A new stage adaptation of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is coming. It will be written by an up-and-coming playwright...
- Posted on March 30, 2015
Wild horses may save threatened butterflies
Twenty-five years ago, it was a military zone. It's where occupying Soviet troops held exercises. Today it's a sanctuary. Wild animals live there. Scientists hope those animals will improve biodive...
Twenty-five years ago, it was a military zone. It's where occupying Soviet troops held exercises. Today it's a sanctuary. Wild animals live there. Scientists hope those animals will improve biodive...
Twenty-five years ago, it was a military zone. It's where occupying Soviet troops held exercises. Today it's a sanctu...
- Posted on March 27, 2015
Ancient salamander was as long as a car!
Fossil remains of a previously unknown species of a crocodile-like "super salamander" have been found. The super salamander grew as long as a small car. It was a top predator. It lived more than 20...
Fossil remains of a previously unknown species of a crocodile-like "super salamander" have been found. The super salamander grew as long as a small car. It was a top predator. It lived more than 20...
Fossil remains of a previously unknown species of a crocodile-like "super salamander" have been found. The super sala...
- Posted on March 27, 2015
Young scientists impress Obama at White House
The small Lego machine inside the White House whirred. And in a moment it was turning the pages of a story book. One page flipped. Then another, ever faster. President Barack Obama marveled at its ...
The small Lego machine inside the White House whirred. And in a moment it was turning the pages of a story book. One page flipped. Then another, ever faster. President Barack Obama marveled at its ...
The small Lego machine inside the White House whirred. And in a moment it was turning the pages of a story book. One ...
- Posted on March 26, 2015
Americans love an underdog
It's the time of year for March Madness. And boy, do fans love the underdog. The science shows it. We can't resist pulling for the underdog teams. Especially when college basketball's national tour...
It's the time of year for March Madness. And boy, do fans love the underdog. The science shows it. We can't resist pulling for the underdog teams. Especially when college basketball's national tour...
It's the time of year for March Madness. And boy, do fans love the underdog. The science shows it. We can't resist pu...
- Posted on March 26, 2015
King Richard III gets funeral, 530 years after death
Richard III finally received the ceremony and honor a king deserves. It just took 530 years after his death in battle. Hundreds of people, including some in period costume and armor, turned ...
Richard III finally received the ceremony and honor a king deserves. It just took 530 years after his death in battle. Hundreds of people, including some in period costume and armor, turned ...
Richard III finally received the ceremony and honor a king deserves. It just took 530 years after his death in battle...
- Posted on March 25, 2015
Serbian women want to save magic carpets
A Pirot carpet has magical powers, they say. Its colorful patterns and symbols are designed to bring luck and protect from evil. Nearly every home in this eastern Serbian town has one. The carpets ...
A Pirot carpet has magical powers, they say. Its colorful patterns and symbols are designed to bring luck and protect from evil. Nearly every home in this eastern Serbian town has one. The carpets ...
A Pirot carpet has magical powers, they say. Its colorful patterns and symbols are designed to bring luck and protect...
- Posted on March 25, 2015
Does lightning ever strike twice?
You asked us, does lightning ever strike twice? The old saying lightning never strikes twice is supposed to be reassuring. Well. You had this one stroke of really bad, bizarre luck. But that...
You asked us, does lightning ever strike twice? The old saying lightning never strikes twice is supposed to be reassuring. Well. You had this one stroke of really bad, bizarre luck. But that...
You asked us, does lightning ever strike twice? The old saying lightning never strikes twice is supposed to be...
- Posted on March 24, 2015
Give me an N. Give me a Y. (for a the highest bid)
Some very big, familiar pieces of New York City sports history are going on the auction block. It's courtesy of a baseball star. The pieces are 10-foot high letters that spelled "Yankee Stad...
Some very big, familiar pieces of New York City sports history are going on the auction block. It's courtesy of a baseball star. The pieces are 10-foot high letters that spelled "Yankee Stad...
Some very big, familiar pieces of New York City sports history are going on the auction block. It's courtesy of a bas...
- Posted on March 24, 2015
Case of missing paintings unsolved after 25 years
It's been called the biggest art heist in U.S. history. It might be the biggest in the world. But 25 years later, the theft of 13 works from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum remains unsolve...
It's been called the biggest art heist in U.S. history. It might be the biggest in the world. But 25 years later, the theft of 13 works from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum remains unsolve...
It's been called the biggest art heist in U.S. history. It might be the biggest in the world. But 25 years later, the...
- Posted on March 23, 2015
NCAA gets high-def replay system for March Madness
The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness. The men's and women's basketball tournaments begin this week. The NCAA is the National Collegiate Athletic Associatio...
The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness. The men's and women's basketball tournaments begin this week. The NCAA is the National Collegiate Athletic Associatio...
The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness. The men's and women's basketball tour...
- Posted on March 23, 2015
What is the origin of applause?
You asked us, what is the origin of applause? Well, it's impossible to know exactly when people first started clapping. It's definitely an ancient and widespread behavior though. It had cert...
You asked us, what is the origin of applause? Well, it's impossible to know exactly when people first started clapping. It's definitely an ancient and widespread behavior though. It had cert...
You asked us, what is the origin of applause? Well, it's impossible to know exactly when people first started ...
- Posted on March 20, 2015
Discovering weird new species in the open ocean
When we think about the ocean, we may visualize sea turtles swimming around coral reefs, sea urchins anchored in tide pools and dolphins breaching the surface. Or even shrimp gathered around deepwa...
When we think about the ocean, we may visualize sea turtles swimming around coral reefs, sea urchins anchored in tide pools and dolphins breaching the surface. Or even shrimp gathered around deepwa...
When we think about the ocean, we may visualize sea turtles swimming around coral reefs, sea urchins anchored in tide...
- Posted on March 20, 2015