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2017 MLB Hall of Fame: Inductees reflect on perseverance in Hall of Fame ceremony

3 weeks ago from UPI

Tim Raines spent the maximum 10 years on the Hall of Fame of America ballot before gaining enshrinement.

Miami Marlins: Christian Yelich powers win over reeling Cincinnati Reds

3 weeks ago from UPI

MIAMI -- Christian Yelich slugged a three-run homer to lead the Miami Marlins to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night at Marlins Park.

Sorry, Scaramucci, Earth Is MUCH Older Than 5,500 Years

3 weeks ago from Live Science

In a 2016 interview with CNN, Anthony Scaramucci — President Donald Trump's new White House communications director — said that Earth, as well as human history, is just 5,500 years...

Massive shark jumps onto boat off Long Island, gets stuck

3 weeks ago from UPI

Passengers on a charter boat off the coast of New York state captured video of a mako shark that jumped onto the boat and became stuck.

New England Patriots deflect talk of perfection as camp opens

3 weeks ago from UPI

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Bill Belichick isn't new to questions about a possible undefeated season.

The Breakdown: Scientists Take to the Sea to Study a Lost Land: Zealandia

3 weeks ago from NY Times Science

A team of researchers has left Australia on a monthslong expedition to learn more about the vast undersea landmass Zealandia, billed as an eighth continent.

Oakland Raiders cut OT Austin Howard, save $5 million

3 weeks ago from UPI

Offensive tackle Austin Howard said his goodbyes Friday after being cut by the Oakland Raiders.

Denver Broncos camp: Trevor Siemian, Paxton Lynch in tight QB race

3 weeks ago from UPI

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- If you were looking for separation between quarterbacks Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch on the first day of the Denver Broncos' training camp, you didn't get it.

Why a 2,500-Year-Old Hebrew Poem Still Matters

3 weeks ago from Live Science

Psalm 137 – best known for its opening line, 'By the Rivers of Babylon' – is a 2,500-year-old Hebrew psalm that deals with the Jewish exile -remembered each year on...

Burp! Singapore scientists hope for probiotic beer hit

3 weeks ago from Reuters:Science

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - It's a breakthrough worth raising a glass to.

PGA: Leaderboard crowded after first day at Canadian Open

3 weeks ago from UPI

An early string of five consecutive birdies rocketed Hudson Swafford to a share of the first-round lead at the RBC Canadian Open on Thursday in Oakville, Ontario.

Cleveland Browns: Camp opens with Cody Kessler as top QB

3 weeks ago from UPI

BEREA, Ohio -- Size matters, but so does experience, and for that reason Cody Kessler was the first quarterback to work with the first-team offense on Thursday when the Cleveland...

The DNA of ancient Canaanites lives on in modern-day Lebanese, genetic analysis shows

3 weeks ago from LA Times - Science

The Canaanites lived at the crossroads of the ancient world. They experienced wars, conquests and occupations for millennia, and as a result evolutionary geneticists expected that their DNA would become...

British Museum reports loss of $1M Cartier diamond ring

3 weeks ago from UPI

The British Museum announced this week it lost a Cartier diamond ring worth nearly $1 million in 2011, but never made a public effort to find it.

3,500-Year-Old 'Lunch Box' with Traces of Grain Found in Swiss Alps

3 weeks ago from Live Science

Archaeologists found a lost lunch box near the top of a mountain in the Swiss Alps. They were even able to identify its 3,500-year-old contents.

Ancient DNA to help solve mysteries of the Canaanites

3 weeks ago from UPI

Who exactly were the Canaanites? Where did they came from and what happened to them? New DNA analysis offers answers.

Bronze Age Iberia received fewer steppe invaders than the rest of Europe

3 weeks ago from Science Daily

The genomes of individuals who lived on the Iberian Peninsula in the Bronze Age had minor genetic input from Steppe invaders, suggesting that these migrations played a smaller role in...

Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Ralph Johnson completes builders trials

3 weeks ago from UPI

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Ralph Johnson has completed its builder's sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico, Huntington Ingalls announced this week.

Team USA gymnast Simone Biles posts hilarious video after getting wisdom teeth removed

3 weeks ago from UPI

Gymnastics superstar Simone Biles might have taken part in "Dancing with the Stars," but she wasn't showing her best moves recently after surgery.

Flowering plant thought to be extinct seen in Vermont

3 weeks ago from Physorg

Botanists in Vermont say a flowering plant long thought to be extinct in the state is making a comeback.

Analysis of Animal Teeth Suggests Neolithic Cattle Grazed at Home and Away

3 weeks ago from Newswise - Scinews

An international team of researchers has shown in unprecedented detail that prehistoric farmers took their animals away from permanent settlements to graze in more fertile areas - probably because of...

Newfound Dino Looks Like Creepy Love Child of a Turkey and Ostrich

3 weeks ago from Live Science

A farmer has discovered the remains of a dinosaur that could have passed for the ostrich-like cassowary in its day, sporting the flightless bird's head crest and long thunder thighs,...

Man's romantic 'message in a bottle' stunt prompts littering concerns

3 weeks ago from UPI

A man in England's plan to find romance by casting thousands of bottles into the ocean has people in the area concerned about the impact on the environment.

Anyone for crispy jellyfish?

3 weeks ago from Physorg

There are far too many jellyfish in the sea, and we have an ever-increasing number of mouths to feed on the Earth. So why not eat the jellyfish? Win-win.

Maasai women bring clean energy to rural villages in Kenya, Tanzania

3 weeks ago from UPI

Solar power and clean-burning stoves are saving lives and changing fortunes in the Maasai lands between Kenya and Tanzania.

Why World War I cultivated an obsession with insects

3 weeks ago from Physorg

"The soldier is no longer a noble figure," observed the war poet Siegfried Sassoon while serving on the Western Front. "He is merely a writhing insect among this ghastly folly...

Video of Shark, Seemingly Bound and Dragged by a Boat, Under Investigation

3 weeks ago from NY Times Science

Florida officials are looking into the video, which was posted on Instagram, but it remains unclear exactly what the creature was, whether it was alive and where the video was...