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Famous birthdays for July 21: Josh Hartnett, CC Sabathia

4 hours ago from UPI

Actor Josh Hartnett turns 40 and actor Juno Temple turns 29, among the famous birthdays for July 21.

Italian police recover stolen Renoir, Rubens paintings

10 hours ago from UPI

Police in northern Italy recovered two paintings by masters Pierre-August Renoir and Peter Paul Rubens more than a year after they were stolen from art dealers.

Big Ten predictions: Ohio State Buckeyes in East, Wisconsin Badgers in West

12 hours ago from UPI

The Wisconsin Badgers and Ohio State Buckeyes enter the upcoming season as the favorites to win the Big Ten.

Hidden Compartments in This Wrecked Confederate Submarine Could Solve a 150-Year-Old Mystery

13 hours ago from Live Science

The confederate sub sank with all crewmembers still at their posts, suggesting they never saw their demise coming.

...Don't Drink the Mummy Juice

14 hours ago from Live Science

A change.org petition is asking for a taste of the red liquid found in the massive Egyptian sarcophagus.

You're living in a new geologic age, the Meghalayan

15 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

It’s official — you’re living in a new age. It’s called the Meghalayan, and geologists say it's marked by a 'mega-drought' and the collapse of civilizations 4,200 years ago.

Who owns the moon? A space lawyer answers

19 hours ago from Physorg

Most likely, this is the best-known picture of a flag ever taken: Buzz Aldrin standing next to the first U.S. flag planted on the Moon. For those who knew their...

One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

19 hours ago from Physorg

Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest man who became a global hero by becoming the first...

Royals' Duffy hopes to improve at home vs. Twins

20 hours ago from UPI

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Danny Duffy has been pitching outstanding recently for the Kansas City Royals.

In photos: Camila Cabello performs on 'Good Morning America'

20 hours ago from UPI

Camila Cabello performs on "Good Morning America" in Central Park in New York City on July 20, 2018.

First Moonwalker Neil Armstrong's Memorabilia Heads to Auction

20 hours ago from Space.com

The personal collection of the first man to set foot on the moon is heading to auction.

How virtual worlds can recreate the geographic history of life

21 hours ago from Physorg

The Amazon and the adjacent Andean slopes in South America host an astonishing richness of plants and animals. These species have been sources of food, shelter and medicine since the...

South Korean Company Claims Sunken Russian Warship Contains $132 Billion Worth of Gold

22 hours ago from Live Science

A 21st century rush for sunken treasure means a rush for stock investments.

From world's 2nd best to sidelined, MUN Hyperloop team gunning for a comeback

22 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

"It was very demotivating," says Canadian lead of not getting into 2018 SpaceX competition.

Century-Old Burials of 95 Convict Slaves Uncovered in Texas

23 hours ago from Live Science

Ninety-five burials found in Texas likely belong to African Americans who were forced to work on plantations in the state's convict-leasing system.

Drone and drought reveal another "Stonehenge" in Ireland

23 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

The huge, ancient monument in Newgrange, Ireland, has remained hidden for centuries

Analysis dates Sussex Declaration to 1780s

1 day ago from Harvard Science

From the first moment they saw it three years ago, Emily Sneff and Danielle Allen suspected that the Sussex Declaration would become a significant find as a late-18th-century copy of the Declaration...

The Harvard-Yenching Library, by the numbers

1 day ago from Harvard Science

With 1.4 million volumes in more than a dozen languages, the Harvard-Yenching Library has become the third-largest library at Harvard, after Widener and Harvard Law School’s. It is also the largest academic library...

Gallery of Harvard scenes puts accent on red

1 day ago from Harvard Science

Harvard and crimson are synonymous. But all over campus and in nearby Harvard Square, brighter shades of red abound, too, in a Science Center mural, at bike racks and in traffic, on...

New insights into plants' conquest of land

1 day ago from Science Daily

The ancestors of land plants were string-like (2D), aquatic green algae that looked very different from the three-dimensional (3D), upright stems and leaves of plants we are familiar with today....

Minnesota Vikings sign first-round pick Mike Hughes

1 day ago from UPI

The Minnesota Vikings signed first-round draft pick Mike Hughes to a contract, the team announced Thursday.

Thunder get Dennis Schroder in Carmelo Anthony trade with Hawks, Sixers

1 day ago from UPI

The Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers agreed to a trade Thursday involving Carmelo Anthony and Denis Schroder.

Open Championship 2018: Kisner shoots 66 for early lead

1 day ago from UPI

American Kevin Kisner started fast at the 147th Open Championship, shooting a 5-under 66 to take an early lead Thursday at Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland.

Neanderthals could start their own fires, new research proves

1 day ago from UPI

Neanderthals weren't dependent on lightning strikes and natural wildfires for their flames. The early human relatives were able to start their own fires.

Hawaii businesses seek lava viewing site to reignite tourism

1 day ago from Physorg

Stunning images of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano have captivated people around the world. But ironically it's nearly impossible for residents and visitors on the ground to see the lava—a fact...

Learning from 'Little Monsters'

1 day ago from Physorg

Caddisflies, crustaceans, mollusks and flatworms. Those are just a few of the curious creatures known as benthic (bottom-dwelling) invertebrates and commonly found in small streams. Fingernail clams and oligochaetes are...

Photos: Spiky-Headed Dinosaur Found in Utah, But It Has Asian Roots

1 day ago from Live Science

A newly identified species of ankylosaur from Utah had an especially spiky skull.

Mystery of Spiky-Skulled Utah Dinosaur Solved

1 day ago from Live Science

When paleontologists in Utah first dug up the fossil of a spiky-skulled ankylosaur in Utah, they were perplexed.