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Satellite launch from California is delayed

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:57:15 -0500

A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed....
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Warns Iran to 'Not Test Israel’s Resolve'

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:52:28 -0500

Netanyahu said the nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran....
Astronomers Find Nearly 100 New Exoplanets

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:01:00 -0500

Astronomers spent four years pouring over data from NASA's Kepler space telescope's K2 mission and found 95 new planets.....
Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:11:00 -0500

Medical examiner collects DNA samples to help families find remains of missing loved ones across the country....
13 Killed in Helicopter Crash in Mexico After Quake

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:57:36 -0500

All fatalities were on the ground....
Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:25:24 -0500

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slo....
'One of the Good Guys.' Mourners Honor Slain Chicago Police Commander

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:02:54 -0500

Of all Commander Paul Bauer's responsibilities, the ones that mattered the most to him were being a good husband and father, speakers said....
Robots are working together to open doors

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:05:09 -0500

Boston Dynamics released footage of robots join forces; 'The Greg Gutfeld' panel reacts.....
The First Brit: Secrets of the 10,000 Year Old Man, review – a smartly told, fact-filled and inventive documentary

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:00:00 -0500

The First Brit: Secrets of the 10,000 Year Old Man (Channel 4) started with a Union Jack flag billowing against a cloudy sky and Speaker Bercow’s idiosyncratic "Order! Order!". “There’s been....
In Kenya, anti-poaching dogs are wildlife's best friends

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:45:22 -0500

Five-month-old bloodhound Shakaria gambols through the long savannah grasses of Kenya's Maasai Mara reserve, her playful mood swiftly turning to keen determination as she is ordered to track a human s....
4 Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:48:13 -0500

The Israeli military said Saturday that four soldiers were wounded, two seriously, in an explosion along the Israeli border with Gaza.....
Ancient Mexican City Once Had As Many Buildings As Manhattan, Laser Scan Reveals

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:50:27 -0500

Discovering ancient cities typically involves countless hours of digging. The method, which is called light detection and ranging scanning (LiDAR), uses a combination of aerial light pulses and GPS t....
2 bears burned in California wildfire spotted in the wild

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:19:59 -0500

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Officials tracking two bears that were badly burned in the largest wildfire in California history say the animals are settling back into their home in the wild after receiving un....
Live Ammo Found by Custodian in Middle School Bathroom

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:33:20 -0500

Woonsocket Middle School at Hamlet, located about 15 miles north of Providence, was put on lockdown Friday afternoon after the discovery.....
Trump Says Russian Meddling Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:28:16 -0500

President Donald Trump has consistently pushed back against the idea of Russia meddling in the election that put him in power.....
Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:18:48 -0500

Palmreading could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a new invention from Japan: an ultra-thin display and monitor that can be stuck directly to the body. Takao Someya, the University of Tokyo pro....
No, Fidel Castro Is Not Justin Trudeau's Father

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:03:00 -0500

Despite what the internet seems to think....
Ancient Rock Art Depicting Marine Animals Sheds Light On Hunter-Gathers’ Strategies

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:00:02 -0500

It’s well-known that hunter-gatherers in many regions of the world spent much of their time hunting marine animals. The art, which is described in a study published in the journal Antiquity, was foun....
Washington, D.C., Has Given the Boring Company a Permit for a Possible Hyperloop Station

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:27:34 -0500

It's tentative, but the future could bring a Hyperloop stop to the U.S. capital.....
What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:20:39 -0500

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Does a bear leave scat in the woods? The answer is obvious but the effects on an ecosystem may not be.....
Gus Kenworthy and His Boyfriend Kissed on TV at the Olympics and Fans Are Ecstatic

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:39:06 -0500

He is one of the first openly gay Americans to compete at the Winter Olympics....
Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:05:46 -0500

A team of six Israeli researchers on Sunday ended a four-day Mars habitat experiment in Israel's Negev desert where they simulated living conditions on the Red Planet, Israel's Science and Technology ....
Researchers discover hidden details lurking beneath a Picasso masterpiece

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:56:46 -0500

There are many layers to great art — sometimes literally.  We are reminded of this fact by researchers at the Art Institute of Chicago's Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts, who have reveal....
The 2018 Flu Season Might Finally Be Leveling Off

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:58:50 -0500

This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off.....
Why Do We Behave the Way We Do? New Research Reveals Biology Guiding Different Life Stages

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:06:15 -0500

The simple worm sometimes behaves differently from others with the exact same genes—an evolutionary advantage that confounds basic genetics, according to a new study. Researchers studying why the tin....
Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:56:33 -0500

Singapore said Monday it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect. Finance M....
Our treatment of animals is stalling human progress

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:00:26 -0500

In Steven Pinker’s new book out this month, Enlightenment Now, the Harvard professor catalogs reams of data to show that the world has actually gotten much better over time, despite what you hear on t....
OAR, BLR, AUT, SUI: Here's What All the Olympics Country Abbreviations Mean

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:01:25 -0500

From OAR to BLR....
When Life Gets Tough, Escape Reality With These Amazing Tricks

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:51:00 -0500

Between social media, work stress, relationships, and Donald Trump tweets, we all need to escape reality now and then. These hot tips will help you live your best life.....
Google Lunar XPrize Is a Bust -- But This Company Could Still Go to the Moon

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:03:00 -0500

Could Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin succeed where so many others have just failed?....
Asteroid miners might need a few good applied astronomers to show them the way

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:39:38 -0500

AUSTIN, Texas — Mining asteroids for water and other resources could someday become a trillion-dollar business, but not without astronomers to point the way. At least that’s the view of Martin Elvis, ....
Black Panther Is a Box Office Smash With $192 Million Weekend

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:15:25 -0500

The studio forecasts a four-day holiday weekend of $218 million....
USA Men's Team Vs. Russia Was About More Than Just Hockey

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:55:04 -0500

The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) crushed the United States, 4-0....
What's Next for Figure Skating at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:34:01 -0500

Team USA still has a chance to medal in these two events....