Birds you see everyday are not safe from extinction

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Scientists attempt to re-create how life began
How did life on Earth begin? Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the original spark of life. The researchers zapped clay and a chemical soup wi...
How did life on Earth begin? Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the original spark of life. The researchers zapped clay and a chemical soup wi...
How did life on Earth begin? Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the o...
- Posted on December 18, 2014
What were top sellers on iTunes in 2014?
The soundtrack for "Frozen" and Pharrell's viral "Happy" are the year's top-selling album and song on iTunes. Apple announced that Taylor Swift's "1989," is second to "Frozen." Rounding out...
The soundtrack for "Frozen" and Pharrell's viral "Happy" are the year's top-selling album and song on iTunes. Apple announced that Taylor Swift's "1989," is second to "Frozen." Rounding out...
The soundtrack for "Frozen" and Pharrell's viral "Happy" are the year's top-selling album and song on iTunes. ...
- Posted on December 18, 2014
Can color be a hidden persuader?
How important is color in the business world? Google is one of the major U.S. corporations that is trying to find out. The company has already found "a clear link between color and satisfac...
How important is color in the business world? Google is one of the major U.S. corporations that is trying to find out. The company has already found "a clear link between color and satisfac...
How important is color in the business world? Google is one of the major U.S. corporations that is trying to f...
- Posted on December 17, 2014
Humpbacks are invading New York City!
Maybe they want to sing on Broadway. Humpback whales have been approaching New York City in greater numbers. They are gigantic, endangered mammals. They are known for their haunting underwat...
Maybe they want to sing on Broadway. Humpback whales have been approaching New York City in greater numbers. They are gigantic, endangered mammals. They are known for their haunting underwat...
Maybe they want to sing on Broadway. Humpback whales have been approaching New York City in greater numbers. T...
- Posted on December 17, 2014
Students stand up, rally against cyberbullying
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise. They are fighting back against online bullying. A counterattack was organized. They asked the creators of the After School app to take t...
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise. They are fighting back against online bullying. A counterattack was organized. They asked the creators of the After School app to take t...
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise. They are fighting back against online bullying. A counterattack...
- Posted on December 16, 2014
Youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner stresses education
Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India this week stressed the importance of uniting people across borders and religions. They want children to be ed...
Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India this week stressed the importance of uniting people across borders and religions. They want children to be ed...
Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India this week stressed the import...
- Posted on December 15, 2014
National Guard flies Santa to remote Arctic village
Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities. Those included coats and school supplies as well as rare treats like apples...
Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities. Those included coats and school supplies as well as rare treats like apples...
Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessit...
- Posted on December 15, 2014
Chilled sea turtles head south for a “warm up”
Dozens of sick sea turtles have been flown to Galveston, Texas. The turtles are being treated for hypothermia. The 50 Kemp's ridley sea turtles are an endangered species. They were shocked b...
Dozens of sick sea turtles have been flown to Galveston, Texas. The turtles are being treated for hypothermia. The 50 Kemp's ridley sea turtles are an endangered species. They were shocked b...
Dozens of sick sea turtles have been flown to Galveston, Texas. The turtles are being treated for hypothermia. ...
- Posted on December 12, 2014
“The Wonder Years” comes to the Smithsonian
Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he wore in "The Wonder Years" has became a piece of history. The jacket, along with other items from the popular TV show, was donated to the Smithsoni...
Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he wore in "The Wonder Years" has became a piece of history. The jacket, along with other items from the popular TV show, was donated to the Smithsoni...
Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he wore in "The Wonder Years" has became a piece of history. The jacke...
- Posted on December 11, 2014
Horses bring love and laughter to hospital patients
Two miniature horses recently trotted into a hospital. Sound like a joke. But it's true. Doctors and patients did double-takes. The equine visitors ambled down corridors in the pediatric uni...
Two miniature horses recently trotted into a hospital. Sound like a joke. But it's true. Doctors and patients did double-takes. The equine visitors ambled down corridors in the pediatric uni...
Two miniature horses recently trotted into a hospital. Sound like a joke. But it's true. Doctors and patients ...
- Posted on December 10, 2014
Selling Girl Scout cookies? There's an app for that
The Girl Scouts are going digital. The want to sell you cookies. The cookie sales began nearly 100 years ago. Now Girl Scouts of the USA will allow sales by using a mobile app or personalize...
The Girl Scouts are going digital. The want to sell you cookies. The cookie sales began nearly 100 years ago. Now Girl Scouts of the USA will allow sales by using a mobile app or personalize...
The Girl Scouts are going digital. The want to sell you cookies. The cookie sales began nearly 100 years ago. ...
- Posted on December 9, 2014
It's not the Hogwarts Express, but it's close
ou can't board these trains in London and get off at Hogwarts. But their engines looks pretty much the same as in Harry Potter. And if you're a steam train enthusiast, the ride is almost as magical...
ou can't board these trains in London and get off at Hogwarts. But their engines looks pretty much the same as in Harry Potter. And if you're a steam train enthusiast, the ride is almost as magical...
ou can't board these trains in London and get off at Hogwarts. But their engines looks pretty much the same as in Har...
- Posted on December 9, 2014
Football team from "failing school" makes playoffs
The Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile. They go to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no football field of their own. A former gang me...
The Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile. They go to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no football field of their own. A former gang me...
The Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile. They go to a South Side Chicago city par...
- Posted on December 8, 2014
Birds you see everyday are not safe from extinction
Pigeons today are very common. So common that you’d think they are indestructible. But think again. The pigeon you find practically all over the world today is the Rock Dove. It comes from the sa...
Pigeons today are very common. So common that you’d think they are indestructible. But think again. The pigeon you find practically all over the world today is the Rock Dove. It comes from the sa...
Pigeons today are very common. So common that you’d think they are indestructible. But think again. The pigeon you ...
- Posted on December 5, 2014