I wonder how this happened.
Did a bunch of Chinese businessmen desecrate this Canon 5D Mark II for kicks or were they jonesing for some cigs and had nothing but this used camera lying around?
I wonder how this happened.
Did a bunch of Chinese businessmen desecrate this Canon 5D Mark II for kicks or were they jonesing for some cigs and had nothing but this used camera lying around?
A team of European astronomers has used European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope and a host of other telescopes to discover and study the most distant quasar found to date.
This brilliant beacon, powered by a black hole with a mass two billion times that of the Sun, is by far the brightest object yet discovered in the early Universe.
A trove of books from Charles Darwins personal library is now digitized, online and free for all to view.
The collection, displaying Darwins scrawled-in-pencil marginalia, tantalizingly reveals his thought process as he developed the theory of evolution.
During his press conference Obama seized the bully pulpit, and told Congress that they need to do their jobs on the debt ceiling issue.
Picitup, an Israeli technology company founded in 2007, has announced the launch of a new product, the iOnRoad that is designed to help end users to become aware of future dangers in the road, increasing possible response times and hopefully helping drivers to make better decisions.
A Muslim woman worked in the stockroom at a Hollister Co. store in the for several months in 2009-2010 before being fired--according to the complaint--for failing to remove her hijab to be in compliance with the company's "look policy."
Common knowledge says it's because skin absorbs water, but a scientist proposes a new, evolutionary theory.
In yesterday's narrow 5-4 ruling, a majority of the justices on the U.S.
Supreme Court ruled yet again in favor of rich donors over everyone else. This opinion, in particular, enters the annals of the truly bizarre.
Using fingertips and feathers, the new Madrid spa Cosquillarte offers to tickle clients into a state of relaxed bliss
Moments ago, Microsoft officially released its new cloud-based Office product, Office 365, which will compete directly with Google Docs.
The Office 365 suite, which has been in public beta for awhile now, is being targeted at the enterprise market and plans for the entire suite cost between $10 and $27 each month depending on the feature set chosen.
Thousands of residents are leaving the town that hosts America's nuclear weapons lab, Los Alamos, ahead of a wildfire that has shot up towers of smoke, rained down ash and sparked a fire on the lab's property where scientists once conducted tests on radioactive explosives.
In what is being called a victory for wildlife and natural resources, a large development project to create a highway through the Serengeti National Park has been called off.
The proposed tar highway would have bisected the northern part of the park. This an area where the annual migration of wildebeests and zebra involves an enormous number of wild animals.
Crystal Rodriguez died after her harness apparently snapped, sending her plunging more than 200ft into the sea.
When her mother, Sarah Palin, was thrust into the spotlight as John McCain's vice presidential candidate, Bristol Palin had to come out with a secret, that she was about to be a teen mom.
Now she's revealed her whole story in her book, "Not Afraid of Life," and there are plenty of surprises.
With the camera recording at the moment of lift off, the seagull records its flight over Cannes in the south of France, home of the world's most famous film festival.
AT the Egalia preschool, staff avoid using words like "him" or "her" and address the 33 kids as "friends" rather than girls and boys.
From the colour and placement of toys to the choice of books, every detail has been carefully planned to make sure the children don't fall into gender stereotypes.
"Society expects girls to be girlie, nice and pretty and boys to be manly, rough and outgoing," says Jenny Johnsson, a 31-year-old teacher.
The Venezuelan president, who was last seen in public on June 9, is said to be in 'critical condition, not grave, but critical, in a complicated situation' and is receiving treatment for a pelvic abscess.
Writing to Congress is the single best way to express your view on public policy.
The average consumer has a surprising ability to influence legislation by crafting a well written missive
An off-duty police officer from Fullerton, CA was arrested on felony grand theft charges for stealing an iPad at a TSA checkpoint in the Miami International Airport.
June 21, 2011: In Sept. 1859, on the eve of a below-average solar cycle, the sun unleashed one of the most powerful storms in centuries.
The underlying flare was so unusual, researchers still aren't sure how to categorize it. The blast peppered Earth with the most energetic protons in half-a-millennium, induced electrical currents that set telegraph offices on fire, and sparked Northern Lights over Cuba and Hawaii.
"A similar storm today might k
An experiment at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology has highlighted some of the hidden risks inherent in (supposedly) smart cars that will depend on radio-based Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) for extra safety on the road.
Mexican troops fanned out across the border state of Tamaulipas this weekend, taking over security operations in half the state's cities and towns.
Just announced by LulzSec, the hacker group that's been on a tear for the last several days, hacking companies and even the state of Arizona, an announcement that it's finished
Here's one man who shouldn't get re-elected.
Both for his disdain for equal rights and his blatant inability to stay on any sort of coherent topic.
The Federal Trade Commission has started a formal investigation into Google's business, raising concerns among investors about a lengthy, distracting probe and potential legal action.
Mitt Romneys newly released ad titled, Obamas misery index� showing another struggling American trying to obtain employment is highly questionable.
Ryan King, the struggling guy, who claims to be an unemployed college graduate with only $3 to his name, surviving on baloney, is not telling the entire truth. In fact, it's a lie....
A Russian woman survives a presumably fatal heart attack � only to die from the shock of waking up in her own casket
What would you do if you were in a car that had just smashed into a person sending them flying through a window? It's a fairly specific question we grant you.
Dogs are awesome.
The only thing that would make dogs more awesome is if our dogs had hands so they could help us do work, arms so they could lift things for us, and the rest of a human body so that they could walk around with us and be our cool friend who has an amazing sense of smell
Florida Governor Rick Scott has more than just a 51% disapproval rating and a history of Medicaire fraud.
He also has a bi-polar younger brother, with a history of drug use, living on welfare in Texas.
Starting next month, the vast majority of Australias Internet users will find their access censored, following a decision by the countrys two largest providers--Telstra and Optus--as well as two smaller ISPs (itExtreme and Webshield), to voluntarily block more than 500 websites from view.
You'll never look at your store receipts the same way again..
Republicans gave notice as Eric Cantor walked out of budget talks today, with debt reduction on the table � leaving no Republicans to negotiate.
Disregarding the vulgar tax cuts given to millionaires and billionaires, while piling $6,000 on seniors shoulders per year to pay for the generous tax cuts afforded to the wealthiest. This ploy followed by blaming Democrats for their walkout....
Unlike the majority of Americans (53%) believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid, President Obama tells donors that gay couple deserve equal rights - but declines to endorse gay marriage.
It consists of codeine mixed with gasoline, paint thinner, hydrochloric acid, iodine and red phosphorous.
Users typically die within 3 years, but not before their flesh rots off.
They've made it explicit.
Democrats are accusing Republicans of trying to sabotage the recovery -- or at least stall it -- by blocking all short-term measures to boost the economy, even ones they previously supported.
EXPOSE THE KOCHS: The Koch brothers fund multiple think tanks and academic centers to promote their ideology and grow their profits, a Brave New Foundation investigation reveals.
Let's create an echo chamber of truth by using YouTube's SHARE tools above to protect Social Security and counter the Koch billions. http://KochBrothersExposed.com/socialsecurity
Green marketing -- as it's been practiced -- is over.
It needs to instead grow a sense of humor and be expressed in all of its market-changing glory.
There are a lot of questions and answers for new authors out there on the internet, but they always seem to dance around the subject in the name of preserving some sort of artistic mystique.
As is the case with all nice things, I would like to ruin that tradition. I'll talk to you about the publishing process honestly and unflinchingly, even when i
President Obama addresses the nation Wednesday night on foreign policy in Afghanistan, but his political future more likely rests with how he handles domestic issues such as the economy.
And in that arena, the latest Bloomberg News poll offers little comfort for the man seeking his second term.
Five Amish teenagers leave their sheltered community for the first time to spend four weeks abroad in the United Kingdom. It's a trip full of firsts � first time on an airplane, first visit to the ocean and first nightclub. We'll see how they react to the seedy streets of London, street performers and the hedonistic lifestyle of an indie rock band they befriend. We'll also see how their simple life clashes with that of the British upper clas
James Rosemond, a.k.a.
Jimmy Henchman, alleged to have had a role in the 1994 attack on rapper Tupac Shakur that set off the East Coast-West Coast rap wars of the '90s was arrested in New York this morning by federal agents who claim he is the leader an L.A.-to-NYC coke ring.
Half of the American workforce may soon be bounding for the building exits, a new survey reveals.
The survey by consulting firm Mercer illustrates just how discontent workers are with their jobs, with half of the 2,400 workers polled expressing unfavorable opinions of their employers.
In a sign of the rising China economy, the latest craze in pet culture is dyeing pets to look like other wild animals.
Panda or chow chow? Tiger or retriever? Check out the photos.
Barack Obama came into office promising transparency, but his administration is pursuing more leak prosecutions than all previous administrations combined.
Occasionally advertising executives fail to hit the mark; a joke that passed at the focus group stage ends up flatlining when it hits the TV screen or billboard space.
However, sometimes were cursed, or perhaps even blessed, with beholding the moments when adverts truly backfire, spinning off ungraciously into the land of ironic failure.
Late last year, shortly before he died, the presidents special representative to Pakistan and Afghanistan told me to expect a tremendous debate� in 2011 between those in the administration who wanted a steep and deep� troop withdrawal and those who wanted any draw-down in Afghanistan to be small and shallow.
I just came across a Firefox plugin, Inbox Influence, which gives instant data on which political entities or individuals your email senders are contributing money to.
If, for example, you receive daily news updates from the Washington Post, the following graphic would appear on the right side of the email
Italian winemakers blame climate change for raising the alcohol content of their wines.
In Italy, longer seasons have led to sweeter grapes and wines with high alcohol.
HTC's new ad campaign for its Sensation 4G phone lets users get extra content with Google Goggles.
Military spends more to air condition tents than NASAs entire budget
The Supreme Court today ruled against a class action sex discrimination suit involving 1.5 million women versus Wal-Mart.
As prosecutors masterfully completed their case-in-chief, before Casey Anthonys defense left court on a fishing expedition� for the purposes of deflecting suspicion from their client, Casey Anthony, Baez and company tarried long enough to ask Judge Perry to acquit their client.
What do Americans think the world will be like in 40 years?
Next time you're stuck overnight at the airport, race wheelchairs, beatbox on the gate mic, and drink free beers like these dudes.
The newest interactive installation from Karsten Schmidt (aka Toxi) modernizes refined tastes and atmospheres.
The situation outside the courtroom has gotten so out of hand, police had to be called to break up a fist fight that went on last night, as people are now resorting to sleeping outside the courthouse overnight -- in order to get a seat in court.
Dispatcher Tracy Wilson's 17-year-old son Mitchel Krause, had gone to Rock Cut State Park, Illinois but got into trouble after his canoe tipped over.
He later died in hospital.
A convicted child murderer has taken the stand at the appeals trial of Amanda Knox, claiming he has information clearing the American student of killing her roommate.
You have the right to remain clothed!� We imagine that Mesa, Arizona police said something to that effect to 44-year-old Susan Pollack, who claimed she was only trying to cool off.
In her defense � it is Mesa, Arizona.
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April 6, 2001, is a day that has haunted Elroy "Eighty-Six" Phillips.
That's the day West Palm Beach cops say they bought nearly a gram of coke from him outside an apartment building at 625 Eighth St. They claimed they paid him $50 for the drugs, and for that, he could spend three decades in prison.
The bust was sketchy from the beginning...
I guess not that many people read comics any more, as DC is doing some really, really weird shit in order to reboot their entire universe to get people read their comics and "related" to their superheros
The eerie and powerful Guardians of Time and Light in the art of Manfred Kielnhofer.
Leave it to Romney -- net worth over $200 million -- to completely step on his own message by joking about how he, too, is unemployed.
Anti-atheist discrimination is rampant, and were just not going to take it anymore. After the repeal of dont ask, dont tell,� it occurred to me that gays were making greater strides than atheists and agnostics in popular acceptance.
For five years Sean Murphy was driven to distraction by a painful blemish that no amount of creams, ointments or doctors' appointments could cure.
So he came up with his own radical and permament procedure to remove the stubborn wart forever - he blasted it with a 12-bore shotgun.
The Walt Disney Company announced the cost of a one-day pass to Disneyland had risen from $76 to $80, the second price increase in a year.
What do you think?
A Filipino teenager has sparked outrage after pegging his puppy out on a clothes line and posting pictures of the helpless animal on Facebook.
Jerzon Senador, from Calamba, Laguna, is likely to face animal cruelty charges after deciding to carry out the stunt because he was bored.
The teenager suspended the struggling puppy from the skin on its back as he took photographs from different angles.
Read 'Lioness tries to eat baby visiting the zoo' from our blog Daily Buzz on Yahoo! News.
On a visit to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Cheyenne, Wyoming, baby Trent and his parents learn a valuable lesson: don't look so tasty when you're visiting the lions. Angie, a 400-pound lioness, clearly thinks one-year-old Trent looks like a � Continue reading ��
I've posted about pink hippos and odd dolphin behavior before here at Animal Oddities, but I've never posted about pink dolphins.
Check out the news report below on the rare Chinese white dolphin, which is less white and more pink. These dolphins are a popular attraction in the waters off Hong Kong, where conservationists raise awareness about these strangely-colored marine mammals' plight. This video explains dolphins' fascinating ability to div
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What one-ton fish armed with rows of dagger-like teeth can rocket ten feet out of the ocean in pursuit of its prey? None other than the great white shark, a super predator that has honed its killing skills over hundreds of millions of years.
Husband-and-wife photography team Chris and Monique Fallows share their pictures, experiences, and insights collected over many years of following sharks and other predators in Africa.
A US Airways employee is arrested in Pittsburgh.
The man, who has not been named, allegedly tucked himself away near the tail of a Boeing 737, reports said.
He was 5-foot-7 and weighed 250 pounds, so he wasn't in the best of shape when he bicycled two miles to break into an elderly woman's home and rape her at knifepoint.
Here's a question for you � is it magic when the magician performing said "magic" not only tells you how he's doing it... but also uses iPhones to carry out his tricks?
In this modern age of infinitely available culture, Twitter and Tumblr have formed important arenas for artists and general creative heads to post their work for wider consumption, and thank God for that.
Not only has the advent of social media opened the world to the collected rantings of too many unstable people to mention, it has also served a hugely valuable service for geniuses like Mr Whaite a pop artist who occasionally produces Neon Sign
Don't know what that is? Just google "Rick Santorum."
Imagine that your face has been famous for years or decades, and you never had any idea.
This happens -- people have found out that completely without their knowledge, they've become icons.
I can't tell you to leave spurious, humorous and insulting tips, because that would clearly be illegal and oh-so-disrespectful of the great state of Florida's harsh marijuana laws.
No, really, stop it! Don't do that! You darn rascals!
Could treating insomnia be as simple as putting on a cap to slow down the brain's metabolism during sleep?
In an exclusive interview to air on TODAY Tuesday, President Barack Obama tells Ann Curry that Rep.
Anthony Weiners sexing scandal has embarrassed himself, his wife and family.� He also discusses jobs, the economy and says the nations debt problem can be solved without big, radical change.�
Most of the pictures in this gallery feature Chinese artist Liu Bolin, dubbed The Invisible Man�, who has mastered the art of incredible urban camouflage.
Bolin camouflages himself perfectly into urban landscapes by painting his body to look like his background.
Evidence of terror ties to the Pakistani government raises questions about the worlds fastest growing nuclear arsenal.
Each corporate tax cut that is passed places more pressure on the middle class and moves the American dream further away for those who strive to reach it.
The brains of all vertebrates display gender-related differences.
In songbirds, for example, the size of the brain areas that control their singing behaviour could be linked to the size of their song repertoires. In many songbird species, only the males sing and indeed, they do have ...
The Senate is now so unable to function under its broken rules that its members are giving up on trying to penetrate the wall of obstruction.
Fully one third of the Senates work time is now spent on quorum calls,� a procedure that is used when absolutely nothing is happening on the Senate floor:
It was once a green and pleasant land, but the spring drought has left parts of Britain as dry as a desert, soil tests have found.
Sulu'ape Steve Looney comes to the great tradition of tattooing through his teacher, Suluape Petelo, a descendant of one of the original families tattooing in Samoa.
You wouldnt believe how much his steady backbeat helps keep bills and budget proposals rolling along, not to mention adding some zip to those filibusters,� Sen.
Alfonse DAmato (R-NY) said. Lombardo provides a rock-solid foundation upon which Congress can really jam.�
The trove of more than 13,000 emails detailing almost every aspect of Sarah Palins governorship of Alaska, released late on Friday, paints a picture of her as an idealistic, conscientious, humorous and humane woman slightly bemused by the world of politics.
One can only assume that the Left-leaning editors who dispatched teams of reporters to remote Juneau, the Alaskan capital, to pore over the emails in the hope of digging up a scandal are no
The past few years has seen a development that may look like the tables have turned completely with respect for the law.
The people who are upholding the law and guaranteeing our fundamental rights are hunted activists. They are defending our law-written rights against none other than law enforcement. Whos the police these days, anyway, and whos the crook?
That's precisely what they're trying to do, and they're not shy about it.
Earlier this week, I pointed out the Politico article that spells out exactly how the Tea Party-affiliated group Americans for Prosperity plans on pushing the message that Obama's to blame for high gas prices.
Greetings, graduating classes of 2011! Congratulations on accomplishing all you have accomplished to get here, and pre-congratulations on all the accomplishments you will surely accomplish in your accomplishful futures.
Would you like to take a test drive of This Mercedes Benz 600
For North Korea to move forward, Kim Jong Il must be removed.
I love what happens when you put technology in the hands of very creative people like Andr Chocron.
Using only time-lapse photography, the Norwegian director created one of the best music light shows I've seen.
Weve all dealt with this difficult question before: should you post a photo of your wiener on Twitter? Im not sure why this is even an issue that we as a society have to deal with, but it is: a lot of adults have gotten into big trouble for posting pictures of their wieners on the internet.
The lecture considers the legacy of both Edwin Hubble and the Space Telescope that bears his name - from Hubble's discovery of the expanding universe to the obs..
Who benefits from economic stagnation?
Microsoft Corp suffered a defeat on Thursday when the Supreme Court upheld a record $290 million jury verdict against the software giant for infringing a small Canadian company's patent.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in discussions with the White House about leaving her job next year to become head of the World Bank, sources familiar with the discussions said on Thursday.
The former first lady and onetime political rival to....
The multi-pronged legal battle over President Obamas health-care law moves to an Atlanta courtroom Wednesday, where a three-judge appellate court panel will hear oral arguments in a suit brought by Florida and 25 other states challenging its constitutionality.
The case before the U.S. Court of Appeals of the 11th Circuit will be the fourth to reach the mid-level stage of a legal marathon widely expected to end in the Supreme Court.
Theres a little Weiner on the way! Anthony Weiner apologized profusely to his wife Huma Abedin in his tearful press conference Monday, but in a shocking development, it appears that she is pregnant.
Europe just witnessed one of the largest piracy-related busts in history with the raid of the popular movie streaming portal Kino.to.
More than a dozen people connected to the site were arrested after police officers in Germany, Spain, France and the Netherlands raided several residential addresses and data centers. Kino.to hosted no illicit content itself, but indexed material stored on file-hosters and other streaming services.
Dales sheer enthusiasm for embarrassing his son knows no bounds.
Faced with the possibility of affecting change by taking a role in Washington, Peter Diamond and Paul Krugman show their true colors: They're cowards, says David Weidner.
Governor Scott Walker and his wife have replaced a David Lenz painting of three Milwaukee children of different races with a century-old painting of Old Abe, a Civil War-era bald eagle from Wisconsin, in the Executive Residence.
Astronomy | "Early this morning, the Sun erupted with an explosion [that] can only [be described] as ginormous.
Were in no danger from it, but the size and scope of this thing are simply spectacular. [...] What [this video shows] is a solar flare (an enormous explosion of pent-up magnetic energy) coupled with a prominence (a physical eruption of gas from the surface). This event blasted something like a billion tons of material away from the S
Why Don't You Look At Me When We Make Love? (PIC)
What it's like inside BotCon, the ultimate Transformers convention (PICS)
Poll shows U.S. still extremely religious -- unlike our Canadian, U.K. or European allies
In what may be a landmark experimental proof of quantum mechanics, a group of researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden is claiming to have created sparks in a vacuum.
The relationship between religion and politics is, to my mind, the central question of our time.
As the false totalisms of the twentieth century - communism, fascism, Nazism - have been revealed as oppressive, murderous lies, insecure and inadequate human...
AOL bought Huffington Post for $315 million earlier this year.
So far, according to a reader, the intergration is going very badly: Twelve reasons why the AOL � Huffington Post merger is going down in flames. The...
On Saturday, a volcano in the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle chain of south-central Chile erupted after lying dormant for more than 50 years.
The government evacuated several thousand residents as Puyehue threw ash more than 6 miles (10 km) into the sky, pushing the plume toward neighboring Argentina. Authorities had already put the area around the volcano on alert after a flurry of earthquakes earlier on Saturday -- at one point, the tremors reached an a
Israeli troops on Sunday battled hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters who tried to burst across Syria's frontier with the Golan Heights, killing a reported 20 people and wounding scores more in the second outbreak of deadly violence in the border area in less than a month.
Bogus metals recycling has been a topic of interest on TreeHugger since 2007.
Once the easy metal pickings get scarfed up, demand for even a base metal like steel will eventually return, tempting thievery that is occasionally amplified by the idiotic desperation of meth addiction
CERN physicists have forced flighty atoms of antihydrogen to stick around, potentially affording a better look at how antimatter behaves
There were Muslims lurking about here at the Dublin conference, and I spent a few minutes talking to them and grabbing some of their literature.
I can tell you this: don't bother. They were boring and utterly unoriginal
Senator Wendy Davis, a Fort Worth Democrat, filibustered to stop a school finance plan and became a political star overnight.
As a scary E. coli outbreak spreads across Europe, health authorities in the EU are coming to grips with the fact that the transnational body may not be ready to investigate and stop a major foodborne illness.
But surely we'd do better if a similar outbreak occurred in the U.S.
These simply beautiful papercut maps really caught our eye.
Is this over yet?
1915 Genocide 1945� equates the Armenian Genocide with the Holocaust by featuring a Nazi and an Ottoman arm both holding a decapitated head with one Star of David earring and one earring featuring the Armenian flags design.
This painting incorporates actual blood in the paint (often reported as Kevorkian's own blood).
IGN takes a look at the varying prices of games around the world and gives the verdict on which country is cheapest.
Far from starscape-dulling city lights, farmer and photographer Randy Halverson spent three weeks creating a new video of the spinning night sky.
Can EA launch an effective digital distribution store to rival Steam? Or are they too late to the party? EAs new online storefront that the publisher hopes will help it carve out a slice of the gaming digital distribution market.
One thing that already has gamers doubting its chances is that Origin will not be EAs first attempt to do this.
House Budget chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered a well-received speech at Friday's Faith and Freedom Conference in which he warned that the government needed to remove itself from the free market.
The countdown to E3 2011 begins! Get an inside look at what to expect from the biggest gaming event of the year!
E3, the biggest show on Earth, is kicking off on Tuesday in sunny Los Angeles.
At this minute, the world's largest publishers are building their multi-million-dollar stands, plugging in their shiny demo machines and awaiting the onslaught of ravenous games journalists, hungry for triple-A goodies.
During Prohibition, the government tapped telephones without warrants; after all, the lines left the home.
It took 40 years, and the arrest of a bookie, for the Supreme Court to conclude that privacy wasn't a matter of physical location.
Worldwide, we generate around 20 � 30 million tons of e-waste every year.
Its a whole lot of cell phones/smart-phones, TV sets, and computers�and iPads and e-readers and all of the many, many, many things the industry is concocting to sell you in the future
Here, in no particular order, are the top 34 reasons we're losing the war.
For example: 1) The game is rigged; 3) There's no Internet User Guide; 6) SSL is a sham; 8) Public Wi-Fi; 14) Programming is still an art and one best done by the fewest possible people; 29) Google.
For a company that continues to play up how many more PCs are being sold than iPads and Android tablets, the new Windows 8 default UI seems like somewhat of an odd choice.
A system of strong storms is headed straight for the northeastern United States, prompting a National Weather Service alert for a tornado watch for a wide area until 8 p.m.
Eastern Time tonight.
In the cyber war being fought across international boundaries, the recent Gmail hack of top U.S. and South Korean officials makes one thing clear, analysts say: the bad guys are winning.
Cosmologists claim to have found a way to rid themselves of the need for a God-like observer.
Now they can begin to take him (or her) seriously
Two digital color cameras on the mast of NASA's next Mars rover will complement each other in showing the surface of Mars in exquisite detail.
They are the left and right eyes of the Mast Camera, or Mastcam, instrument on...
A group of more than 200 Japanese pensioners are volunteering to tackle the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima power station.
Instead of punishing users who "do no harm to others," the commission argues that governments should end criminalization of drug use
The males of two bipedal hominid species that roamed the South African savannah more than a million years ago were stay-at-home kind of guys when compared to the gadabout gals, says a new high-tech study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
The sperm whale became beached because it got lost, a marine expert involved in the rescue bid said today.
Conservationists in Columbia, South America recently had an unexpected surprise: the rediscovery of a mammal that hadn't been seen for 113 years! Known as the red-crested tree rat (Santamartamys rufodorsalis), the guinea pig-sized rodent was throught to be extinct until one randomly emerged from the forest at the El Dorado Nature Preserve.
Researchers Lizzie Noble and Simon McKeown were looking for amphibians and just happened to be standing righ
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There may come a point in your life during which you're walking down the street only to witness a crime.
You may or may not consider stepping in and conducting a citizen's arrest.
Armed with questions from our Board of Directors, we recently sat down with Karen Mills, administrator of the Small Business Administration, for a wide-ranging conversation about the agency and its work on behalf of entrepreneurs.
The biggest problem is that there's a lot of different kinds of smart, and we can't all be good at all of them.
Some people just panic and think there's only two groups of people - the smart and the dumb.
MythBuster Adam Savage talks about inspiration with attendees of the 2011 Maker Faire Bay Area.
What inspires you?