Americans love an underdog

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Washington gets it first dino
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Mrs. Obama asks, “How do you stay healthy?”
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Performers audition for spots in New York subways
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Does acupuncture work?
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Britney, Katy on display at Smithsonian
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Male cat takes on role of mom
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What can we do to save the bees?
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Tennis and fashion are a match in Paris
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Great white shark becomes Twitter star
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She’s a pole vaulter, and she’s blind
Actress tells kids that “different is good”
The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards. But it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck. Jolie has sought to inspire women with public can...
The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards. But it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck. Jolie has sought to inspire women with public can...
The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards. But it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for...
- Posted on April 6, 2015
Where have all the seabirds gone?
The number of seabirds, including gulls, puffins and auklets, has dropped significantly in the Gulf of Alaska and northeast Bering Sea. It is a possible consequence of warmer waters. That is accord...
The number of seabirds, including gulls, puffins and auklets, has dropped significantly in the Gulf of Alaska and northeast Bering Sea. It is a possible consequence of warmer waters. That is accord...
The number of seabirds, including gulls, puffins and auklets, has dropped significantly in the Gulf of Alaska and nor...
- Posted on April 3, 2015
App recommends opportunities based on news you read
Do you ever read about a problem and wish you could help? An app can help you. It was invented by Olivier Kamanda. Kamanda was the former speechwriter and senior advisor to Hillary Clinton. ...
Do you ever read about a problem and wish you could help? An app can help you. It was invented by Olivier Kamanda. Kamanda was the former speechwriter and senior advisor to Hillary Clinton. ...
Do you ever read about a problem and wish you could help? An app can help you. It was invented by Olivier Kamanda....
- Posted on April 3, 2015
Car prepares to drive itself 3,500 miles across U.S.
Are you ready to ride in a car with no driver? Experiments are being held now. One could even be called a preview of the cross-country road trip of the future. Several manufacturers are deve...
Are you ready to ride in a car with no driver? Experiments are being held now. One could even be called a preview of the cross-country road trip of the future. Several manufacturers are deve...
Are you ready to ride in a car with no driver? Experiments are being held now. One could even be called a preview of ...
- Posted on April 2, 2015
Sleep is essential to success in sports
Jarome Iginla draws the blackout curtains. He keeps his room at a cool temperature. He silences his cellphone. Sometimes he reads a relaxing book to drift off. The Colorado Avalanche ice hoc...
Jarome Iginla draws the blackout curtains. He keeps his room at a cool temperature. He silences his cellphone. Sometimes he reads a relaxing book to drift off. The Colorado Avalanche ice hoc...
Jarome Iginla draws the blackout curtains. He keeps his room at a cool temperature. He silences his cellphone. Someti...
- Posted on April 2, 2015
Now Google lets you zip through the Amazon jungle
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees. Right above the Amazon jungle. That is in South America. The images were recently released. They ...
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees. Right above the Amazon jungle. That is in South America. The images were recently released. They ...
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees. Right above the Amazon ju...
- Posted on April 1, 2015
Why were prehistoric animals so big?
You asked us, why were prehistoric animals so big? Though not all ancient critters were huge, a lot of them were. I'm talking 90 ton, 130-foot dinos, 50-foot giant sharks. And ground sloths ...
You asked us, why were prehistoric animals so big? Though not all ancient critters were huge, a lot of them were. I'm talking 90 ton, 130-foot dinos, 50-foot giant sharks. And ground sloths ...
You asked us, why were prehistoric animals so big? Though not all ancient critters were huge, a lot of them we...
- Posted on April 1, 2015
Soprano seeks to go where no singer has gone before
British soprano Sarah Brightman is aiming to perform where no professional singer has ever gone before: the International Space Station. The 54-year-old says she is working with composer And...
British soprano Sarah Brightman is aiming to perform where no professional singer has ever gone before: the International Space Station. The 54-year-old says she is working with composer And...
British soprano Sarah Brightman is aiming to perform where no professional singer has ever gone before: the Internati...
- Posted on March 31, 2015
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