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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?
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Give me an N. Give me a Y. (for a the highest bid)
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Case of missing paintings unsolved after 25 years
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NCAA gets high-def replay system for March Madness
Record-breaking pumpkin weighs more than a car!
A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds set a tournament record at an annual pumpkin contest in Northern California. John Hawkley, 56, grew the winning pumpkin. He entered it at the Safeway World Cham...
A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds set a tournament record at an annual pumpkin contest in Northern California. John Hawkley, 56, grew the winning pumpkin. He entered it at the Safeway World Cham...
A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds set a tournament record at an annual pumpkin contest in Northern California. Joh...
- Posted on October 18, 2014
Would you eat chocolate-covered bugs?
The menu includes crickets and wax worms. They can be dipped into melted chocolate. It looked like a Halloween trick. But it was actually an array of treats. They were being served up at the...
The menu includes crickets and wax worms. They can be dipped into melted chocolate. It looked like a Halloween trick. But it was actually an array of treats. They were being served up at the...
The menu includes crickets and wax worms. They can be dipped into melted chocolate. It looked like a Halloween...
- Posted on October 18, 2014
Parrot missing for years returns speaking Spanish
A pet parrot that spoke with a British accent when it disappeared from its home four years ago has been reunited with its owner. And the bird now speaks Spanish. The reunion was brought abou...
A pet parrot that spoke with a British accent when it disappeared from its home four years ago has been reunited with its owner. And the bird now speaks Spanish. The reunion was brought abou...
A pet parrot that spoke with a British accent when it disappeared from its home four years ago has been reunited with...
- Posted on October 16, 2014
How far would you peddle for the environment?
It was a long trip. Sixty-eight days to be exact. That was for Satyen Das to pedal his rickety bicycle rickshaw from the seaside city of Kolkata to the roof of the world at a 17,600-foot Himalayan...
It was a long trip. Sixty-eight days to be exact. That was for Satyen Das to pedal his rickety bicycle rickshaw from the seaside city of Kolkata to the roof of the world at a 17,600-foot Himalayan...
It was a long trip. Sixty-eight days to be exact. That was for Satyen Das to pedal his rickety bicycle rickshaw from...
- Posted on October 16, 2014
Teen wins Nobel Peace Prize, youngest winner ever
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. They risked their lives to fight for children's rights. The announcement made Malala, a 17-year-old ...
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. They risked their lives to fight for children's rights. The announcement made Malala, a 17-year-old ...
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. They risked their li...
- Posted on October 16, 2014
Can you draw better than a 40,000 year old?
What can be learned from ancient cave drawings? Some found in Indonesia have turned out to be pretty special. They are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe. The news comes from a new...
What can be learned from ancient cave drawings? Some found in Indonesia have turned out to be pretty special. They are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe. The news comes from a new...
What can be learned from ancient cave drawings? Some found in Indonesia have turned out to be pretty special. They ...
- Posted on October 13, 2014
Would you fly in one of these things?
The enormous propeller behind the passenger whirs. Then it begins to howl as the pilot hits the accelerator. The wheels bump along the desert and a small jolt tugs on the safety belts. A chu...
The enormous propeller behind the passenger whirs. Then it begins to howl as the pilot hits the accelerator. The wheels bump along the desert and a small jolt tugs on the safety belts. A chu...
The enormous propeller behind the passenger whirs. Then it begins to howl as the pilot hits the accelerator. T...
- Posted on October 10, 2014
College recognizes video games as varsity sport
As a teenager, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. He played for 10 hours a day. His grades were poor. His parents fretted. A few years later, the 20-year-old leads a team ...
As a teenager, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. He played for 10 hours a day. His grades were poor. His parents fretted. A few years later, the 20-year-old leads a team ...
As a teenager, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. He played for 10 hours a day. His grades were po...
- Posted on October 9, 2014
Historian retells tale of rare Lincoln photo
It's one of the most famous photographs of Abraham Lincoln. That's because no one knew the picture of the president existed. Not until a 14-year-old boy found it. Ronald Rietveld, the boy wh...
It's one of the most famous photographs of Abraham Lincoln. That's because no one knew the picture of the president existed. Not until a 14-year-old boy found it. Ronald Rietveld, the boy wh...
It's one of the most famous photographs of Abraham Lincoln. That's because no one knew the picture of the president e...
- Posted on October 8, 2014
Cat, dog, lasers: A senior portrait to remember
A teenager and his cat, a principal and her dog, and lasers. They all came together in Draven Rodriguez's senior portrait. It ended up with him holding his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth. And Schenectady Hi...
A teenager and his cat, a principal and her dog, and lasers. They all came together in Draven Rodriguez's senior portrait. It ended up with him holding his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth. And Schenectady Hi...
A teenager and his cat, a principal and her dog, and lasers. They all came together in Draven Rodriguez's senior port...
- Posted on October 8, 2014
Invading bullfrogs will eat almost anything!
American bullfrogs that will eat just about anything, including each other, are spreading. Their numbers are growing along Montana's Yellowstone River. They pose a potential threat to other types o...
American bullfrogs that will eat just about anything, including each other, are spreading. Their numbers are growing along Montana's Yellowstone River. They pose a potential threat to other types o...
American bullfrogs that will eat just about anything, including each other, are spreading. Their numbers are growing ...
- Posted on October 7, 2014
Would you wait in a line all night for a hot dog?
It has been perhaps the city's most unusual hot dog stand. Customers in Chicago could order some odd dogs. How about one stuffed with rattlesnake? Then the owner of Hot Doug's decided the s...
It has been perhaps the city's most unusual hot dog stand. Customers in Chicago could order some odd dogs. How about one stuffed with rattlesnake? Then the owner of Hot Doug's decided the s...
It has been perhaps the city's most unusual hot dog stand. Customers in Chicago could order some odd dogs. How about...
- Posted on October 7, 2014
Ever seen a wirehaired viszla?
Two breeds have been added to the nation's premier dog competition. It's the Westminster Kennel Club show. It's set for Feb. 16-17. The wirehaired viszla is a rugged, versatile hunter. It's ...
Two breeds have been added to the nation's premier dog competition. It's the Westminster Kennel Club show. It's set for Feb. 16-17. The wirehaired viszla is a rugged, versatile hunter. It's ...
Two breeds have been added to the nation's premier dog competition. It's the Westminster Kennel Club show. It's set f...
- Posted on October 6, 2014
Would you pay $46,532 for jeans? Levi's did.
An unusual festival is planned next fall. It will celebrate Reno as the birthplace of blue jeans. Jacob Davis created riveted denim jeans in 1871. That was in a Reno tailor shop. Two years l...
An unusual festival is planned next fall. It will celebrate Reno as the birthplace of blue jeans. Jacob Davis created riveted denim jeans in 1871. That was in a Reno tailor shop. Two years l...
An unusual festival is planned next fall. It will celebrate Reno as the birthplace of blue jeans. Jacob Davis ...
- Posted on October 6, 2014
Falcon couldn't see. Now it flies with better eyes.
With a huff, and a puff, and a turn of her head to the side, Banner the lanner falcon made it through her surgery. She was just fine. Would everyone please stop staring at her now? Banner be...
With a huff, and a puff, and a turn of her head to the side, Banner the lanner falcon made it through her surgery. She was just fine. Would everyone please stop staring at her now? Banner be...
With a huff, and a puff, and a turn of her head to the side, Banner the lanner falcon made it through her surgery. Sh...
- Posted on October 3, 2014