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Teen studies her own cancer
First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes. Age 18 is pretty young to be listed as an author of a study in the prestigious journal Scie...
First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes. Age 18 is pretty young to be listed as an author of a study in the prestigious journal Scie...
First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find ...
- Posted on March 2, 2014
How'd that happen? Spelling bee runs out of words
Talk about being “at a loss for words!” Two Missouri students went toe-to-toe for 66 rounds in the annual Jackson County spelling bee. But they couldn't finish because event organizers ran out of words for the contest. The Kansas City Star reports 25 students sta...
Talk about being “at a loss for words!” Two Missouri students went toe-to-toe for 66 rounds in the annual Jackson County spelling bee. But they couldn't finish because event organizers ran out of words for the contest. The Kansas City Star reports 25 students sta...
Talk about being “at a loss for words!” Two Missouri students went toe-to-toe for 66 rounds in the annual...
- Posted on February 23, 2014
Would you ride your bike in the snow?
You've probably seen one in a bike shop or in a bike rack. You may have wondered, "What is that?" They're known as "fat bikes," rather than "fat tire" bikes. "Fat tire" was an early nickname for all mountain bikes. Fat bikes have oversized balloon tires. The tires are...
You've probably seen one in a bike shop or in a bike rack. You may have wondered, "What is that?" They're known as "fat bikes," rather than "fat tire" bikes. "Fat tire" was an early nickname for all mountain bikes. Fat bikes have oversized balloon tires. The tires are...
You've probably seen one in a bike shop or in a bike rack. You may have wondered, "What is that?" They're know...
- Posted on February 16, 2014
Two-headed turtle turns heads
A new exhibit at Zoosiana has plenty of visitors asking questions. The zoo, formerly the Zoo of Acadiana in Broussard, Louisiana, welcomed a two-headed animal recently. It is named Michael and Angelo after Michelangelo of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Zookeeper ...
A new exhibit at Zoosiana has plenty of visitors asking questions. The zoo, formerly the Zoo of Acadiana in Broussard, Louisiana, welcomed a two-headed animal recently. It is named Michael and Angelo after Michelangelo of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Zookeeper ...
A new exhibit at Zoosiana has plenty of visitors asking questions. The zoo, formerly the Zoo of Acadiana in Br...
- Posted on February 16, 2014
Are NYC’s horse-drawn carriages unfair to horses?
Time may be running out for the iconic horse carriages that carry tourists around Central Park. Mayor Bill de Blasio already has declared his intention to shut down the industry. He says it is inhumane to keep horses in modern-day Manhattan. While that debate could be over, ...
Time may be running out for the iconic horse carriages that carry tourists around Central Park. Mayor Bill de Blasio already has declared his intention to shut down the industry. He says it is inhumane to keep horses in modern-day Manhattan. While that debate could be over, ...
Time may be running out for the iconic horse carriages that carry tourists around Central Park. Mayor Bill de Blasio ...
- Posted on February 13, 2014
Is this the best dog in America?
Sky the wire fox terrier became America's top dog Tuesday night, winning best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club. The No. 1 show dog in the country last year, Sky went wire to wire. She beat out a standard poodle, a Portuguese water dog, bloodhound, an Irish water...
Sky the wire fox terrier became America's top dog Tuesday night, winning best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club. The No. 1 show dog in the country last year, Sky went wire to wire. She beat out a standard poodle, a Portuguese water dog, bloodhound, an Irish water...
Sky the wire fox terrier became America's top dog Tuesday night, winning best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club....
- Posted on February 12, 2014
Cat survives being shot with arrow
In southern Utah, a cat has survived being shot through the face and body with an arrow. The Humane Societies of Utah and the United States want to know who shot the cat. A veterinarian removed the arrow and the cat is expected to survive. The animal is now bei...
In southern Utah, a cat has survived being shot through the face and body with an arrow. The Humane Societies of Utah and the United States want to know who shot the cat. A veterinarian removed the arrow and the cat is expected to survive. The animal is now bei...
In southern Utah, a cat has survived being shot through the face and body with an arrow. The Humane Societies ...
- Posted on February 9, 2014
Man wins million dollars for homemade TV ad
An Arizona wedding photographer has won a $1 million prize for a fan-favorite Doritos ad shown during the Super Bowl. Ryan Andersen's "Time Machine" spot received the most votes cast on doritos.com. The 30-second spot shows a boy luring a man to get into a box that su...
An Arizona wedding photographer has won a $1 million prize for a fan-favorite Doritos ad shown during the Super Bowl. Ryan Andersen's "Time Machine" spot received the most votes cast on doritos.com. The 30-second spot shows a boy luring a man to get into a box that su...
An Arizona wedding photographer has won a $1 million prize for a fan-favorite Doritos ad shown during the Super Bowl....
- Posted on February 5, 2014
Nooo! Groundhog predicts 6 more weeks of winter
It's already seemed like a brutally long, cold winter. But handlers for groundhog Punxsutawney Phil say he's forecasting six more weeks of the same. Pennsylvania's famed groundhog emerged from his lair around daybreak Sunday. Thousands of fans were there to greet him. ...
It's already seemed like a brutally long, cold winter. But handlers for groundhog Punxsutawney Phil say he's forecasting six more weeks of the same. Pennsylvania's famed groundhog emerged from his lair around daybreak Sunday. Thousands of fans were there to greet him. ...
It's already seemed like a brutally long, cold winter. But handlers for groundhog Punxsutawney Phil say he's forecast...
- Posted on February 2, 2014
Student seeks “buddy bench” for her classmates
A third-grader in Dubuque, Iowa, has become the driving force behind the installation of a "buddy bench" at her school. By sitting on the bench, children can signal to others that they'd like a playmate. Clare Vosberg-Padget, 8, will meet with her principal at Hoover Element...
A third-grader in Dubuque, Iowa, has become the driving force behind the installation of a "buddy bench" at her school. By sitting on the bench, children can signal to others that they'd like a playmate. Clare Vosberg-Padget, 8, will meet with her principal at Hoover Element...
A third-grader in Dubuque, Iowa, has become the driving force behind the installation of a "buddy bench" at her schoo...
- Posted on February 2, 2014