What would you pay for Abraham Lincoln's hair?

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Soprano seeks to go where no singer has gone before
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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
She’s a human cannonball!
Plenty of entertainers have had explosive entrances. Some rise like meteors. They soar to new heights. Others find their moment in the spotlight almost momentary. Few have done all of this a...
Plenty of entertainers have had explosive entrances. Some rise like meteors. They soar to new heights. Others find their moment in the spotlight almost momentary. Few have done all of this a...
Plenty of entertainers have had explosive entrances. Some rise like meteors. They soar to new heights. Others find th...
- Posted on February 17, 2015
What’s a stone baby?
You asked us, what's a stone baby? Well, science calls it a lithopedion. The word is Greek for stone baby. News organizations have been all over the story of these two women in their ...
You asked us, what's a stone baby? Well, science calls it a lithopedion. The word is Greek for stone baby. News organizations have been all over the story of these two women in their ...
You asked us, what's a stone baby? Well, science calls it a lithopedion. The word is Greek for stone baby....
- Posted on February 17, 2015
Is this plant cool or creepy?
There's a fat, furry, tan foot. It's creeping over the edge of the pot in the hanging basket over my desk. No cause for alarm. It just shows that my plant is growing happily. That foot is a ...
There's a fat, furry, tan foot. It's creeping over the edge of the pot in the hanging basket over my desk. No cause for alarm. It just shows that my plant is growing happily. That foot is a ...
There's a fat, furry, tan foot. It's creeping over the edge of the pot in the hanging basket over my desk. No cause f...
- Posted on February 13, 2015
Before blues singers came “songsters”
Before the "blues," "songsters" played varied tunes on street corners. Songsters were traveling musicians. They made money from passersby. They were a common feature of African American life in the...
Before the "blues," "songsters" played varied tunes on street corners. Songsters were traveling musicians. They made money from passersby. They were a common feature of African American life in the...
Before the "blues," "songsters" played varied tunes on street corners. Songsters were traveling musicians. They made ...
- Posted on February 13, 2015
How do you make a better piñata?
A Mexican party isn't complete without a piñata. Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have spent the last 25 years making the papier-mache figures. The figures will later be...
A Mexican party isn't complete without a piñata. Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have spent the last 25 years making the papier-mache figures. The figures will later be...
A Mexican party isn't complete without a piñata. Melesio Vicente Flores and Cecilia Albarran Gonzalez have sp...
- Posted on February 12, 2015
Camps to code instead of canoe?
It's not too early to be thinking about attending a summer camp. But what is right for you? For some young people, a dream camp involves more coding than canoeing. It's offers more technolo...
It's not too early to be thinking about attending a summer camp. But what is right for you? For some young people, a dream camp involves more coding than canoeing. It's offers more technolo...
It's not too early to be thinking about attending a summer camp. But what is right for you? For some young pe...
- Posted on February 12, 2015
Scientists see the world differently than we do
The American public and U.S. scientists are far apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it's a problem. The public doesn’t have the facts, the scientists believe. ...
The American public and U.S. scientists are far apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it's a problem. The public doesn’t have the facts, the scientists believe. ...
The American public and U.S. scientists are far apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it...
- Posted on February 11, 2015
See tiny tuxes but no puppy love at doggy weddings
Have you been invited to a puppy wedding? Probably not, but they are becoming more popular. Some pet owners dress up their dogs in miniature white dresses and tiny tuxes. A few owners believ...
Have you been invited to a puppy wedding? Probably not, but they are becoming more popular. Some pet owners dress up their dogs in miniature white dresses and tiny tuxes. A few owners believ...
Have you been invited to a puppy wedding? Probably not, but they are becoming more popular. Some pet owners dr...
- Posted on February 11, 2015
Why don’t people smile in old photographs?
You asked us, why don't people smile in old photographs? Technology is partly to blame. The Daguerreotype was the first widely used photographic process. It was invented in 1839. The...
You asked us, why don't people smile in old photographs? Technology is partly to blame. The Daguerreotype was the first widely used photographic process. It was invented in 1839. The...
You asked us, why don't people smile in old photographs? Technology is partly to blame. The Daguerreoty...
- Posted on February 10, 2015
Ancient skull found in Israel may be from Africa
How did today's humans develop? It's an old story. So old that it took many thousands of years to be told. Here's a few details. Long ago, humans migrated out of Africa. They passe...
How did today's humans develop? It's an old story. So old that it took many thousands of years to be told. Here's a few details. Long ago, humans migrated out of Africa. They passe...
How did today's humans develop? It's an old story. So old that it took many thousands of years to be told. H...
- Posted on February 10, 2015
This year, Monarchs cover a little more ground
The number of Monarch butterflies that reached wintering grounds in Mexico has rebounded 69 percent from last year's levels. But their numbers remain very low. That is according to the World Wildli...
The number of Monarch butterflies that reached wintering grounds in Mexico has rebounded 69 percent from last year's levels. But their numbers remain very low. That is according to the World Wildli...
The number of Monarch butterflies that reached wintering grounds in Mexico has rebounded 69 percent from last year's ...
- Posted on February 9, 2015
Man who walks 21 miles to and from work gets help
The walking man has received a lot of attention. Hundreds of people have contributed tens of thousands of dollars to help the man. He typically walks 21 miles every day to get to and from wo...
The walking man has received a lot of attention. Hundreds of people have contributed tens of thousands of dollars to help the man. He typically walks 21 miles every day to get to and from wo...
The walking man has received a lot of attention. Hundreds of people have contributed tens of thousands of doll...
- Posted on February 9, 2015
Would you rather eat your chocolate, or drink it?
What do you picture when you hear the word chocolate? A candy bar? A box of bonbons? An Easter bunny? When we think about chocolate, we probably think of eating it, not drinking it. And we would de...
What do you picture when you hear the word chocolate? A candy bar? A box of bonbons? An Easter bunny? When we think about chocolate, we probably think of eating it, not drinking it. And we would de...
What do you picture when you hear the word chocolate? A candy bar? A box of bonbons? An Easter bunny? When we think a...
- Posted on February 6, 2015
Big bang claim fizzles out
A group of scientists made headlines last March. They announced that they'd found evidence about the early universe. But now, they are abandoning that claim. New data show that their cosmic ...
A group of scientists made headlines last March. They announced that they'd found evidence about the early universe. But now, they are abandoning that claim. New data show that their cosmic ...
A group of scientists made headlines last March. They announced that they'd found evidence about the early universe. ...
- Posted on February 5, 2015
What would you pay for Abraham Lincoln's hair?
A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia has been sold at auction. It includes a lock of the slain president's hair. The collection sold for more than $800,000. The Donald P. Dow collecti...
A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia has been sold at auction. It includes a lock of the slain president's hair. The collection sold for more than $800,000. The Donald P. Dow collecti...
A collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia has been sold at auction. It includes a lock of the slain president's hai...
- Posted on February 5, 2015