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Does stress turn your hair gray?
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Obama pushes reading via new technologies
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Texan named Teacher of the Year
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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
Would you hang out with cats, rabbits – or owls?
In the U.S., hanging out in a cafe with animals is an unusual concept. People can't get enough of it. A cat cafe in New York last year had lines down the block. Online reservations for another Manh...
In the U.S., hanging out in a cafe with animals is an unusual concept. People can't get enough of it. A cat cafe in New York last year had lines down the block. Online reservations for another Manh...
In the U.S., hanging out in a cafe with animals is an unusual concept. People can't get enough of it. A cat cafe in N...
- Posted on February 4, 2015
Teen pushes recognition for Idaho giant salamander
Idaho lawmakers have rejected a grade school student's request. She wants a giant salamander to be named the state amphibian. The House State Affairs Committee voted against 14-year-old Ilah...
Idaho lawmakers have rejected a grade school student's request. She wants a giant salamander to be named the state amphibian. The House State Affairs Committee voted against 14-year-old Ilah...
Idaho lawmakers have rejected a grade school student's request. She wants a giant salamander to be named the state am...
- Posted on February 4, 2015
Groundhog says six more weeks of winter
Be prepared for more winter. So said the handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog. He's Punxsutawney Phil. His handlers say the furry rodent has made his annual forecast. And we're ...
Be prepared for more winter. So said the handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog. He's Punxsutawney Phil. His handlers say the furry rodent has made his annual forecast. And we're ...
Be prepared for more winter. So said the handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog. He's Punxsutawney P...
- Posted on February 3, 2015
How would you prepare to spend a year in space?
Would you want to go into space for 12 months? An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut are two months shy of doing just that. They will be launching to the International Space Station ...
Would you want to go into space for 12 months? An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut are two months shy of doing just that. They will be launching to the International Space Station ...
Would you want to go into space for 12 months? An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut are two months shy of doi...
- Posted on February 3, 2015
Wanna a better selfie? Get a selfie stick
Selfies are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a picture of yourself with a landmark in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo. Now, though, gadgets c...
Selfies are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a picture of yourself with a landmark in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo. Now, though, gadgets c...
Selfies are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a picture of yourself with a landmark in the background, y...
- Posted on February 2, 2015
100 years ago, calling coast-to-coast was costly
The first coast-to-coast phone call was made 100 years ago this week. And oh, how far we have come! This time, smartphones were used to snap pictures of the phone that was used to make that ...
The first coast-to-coast phone call was made 100 years ago this week. And oh, how far we have come! This time, smartphones were used to snap pictures of the phone that was used to make that ...
The first coast-to-coast phone call was made 100 years ago this week. And oh, how far we have come! This time,...
- Posted on February 2, 2015
Ballooning across the ocean like camping in the sky
An international team is piloting the helium-filled, Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean. The pilots want to break a pair of major ballooning records. The balloon pilots are Troy Bra...
An international team is piloting the helium-filled, Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean. The pilots want to break a pair of major ballooning records. The balloon pilots are Troy Bra...
An international team is piloting the helium-filled, Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean. The pilots want to ...
- Posted on January 30, 2015
Teen uses Legos to build braille printer
It's never too early to create your own business. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The eighth-grader from California's Silicon Valley has launched a company. He wants to develop low-co...
It's never too early to create your own business. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The eighth-grader from California's Silicon Valley has launched a company. He wants to develop low-co...
It's never too early to create your own business. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The eighth-grader fro...
- Posted on January 30, 2015