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Stennis joins Lincoln as second carrier strike group in Mediterranean

2 days ago from UPI

The U.S. Navy now has two strike groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea when the John C. Stennis carrier joined the Abraham Lincoln group.

Stray polar bear found roaming Russian village airlifted back to the wild

A polar bear that was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of kilometres away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home.

Man unofficially sets Guinness record for four-leaf clover hunting

2 days ago from UPI

A North Carolina man said he set a new world record when he collected 228 four-leaf clovers in under two hours -- beating the goal set by Guinness World Records.

Watch: Godzilla is unleashed in final 'King of the Monsters' trailer

2 days ago from UPI

Godzilla is the only force capable of stopping a group of towering threats in the final trailer for upcoming action-thriller, "Godzilla: King of the Monsters."

New study compiles Gulf of Maine seasonal wildlife timing shifts

2 days ago from Physorg

Many researchers and amateur naturalists keep track of dates for the first robin of spring, the first peepers or ice-out on ponds, and such records can offer decades of data...

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson gifts OL $12K in Amazon stock

2 days ago from UPI

Recently paid Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is giving back in a big way when it comes to his offensive line, in the form of Amazon stock.

Simple sea anemones not so simple after all

2 days ago from Physorg

The tube-dwelling anemone is an ancient sea creature that resembles a prehistoric flower. The animals live slow, long and predictable lifestyles and look fairly similar from species to species.

Cole Anthony: Top boys basketball prospect commits to UNC

2 days ago from UPI

One of the nation's best boys high school basketball recruits is headed to North Carolina.

Missing crew found alive after chopper crashes off New Zealand

2 days ago from UPI

A helicopter crew who went down with their aircraft off New Zealand has been found alive, officials said Tuesday.

Simple sea anemones not so simple after all

2 days ago from Science Blog

The tube-dwelling anemone is an ancient sea creature that resembles a prehistoric flower. The animals live slow, long and predictable lifestyles and look fairly similar from species to species. It’d...

Japan’s next emperor is a modern, multilingual environmentalist

3 days ago from UPI

For the first time in 217 years, a Japanese emperor will cede his place on the imperial throne.

Missing crew found alive after chopper crashes off New Zealand

3 days ago from UPI

A helicopter crew who went down with their aircraft off New Zealand has been found alive, officials said Tuesday.

What's the Controversy Over the Baby T. Rex Listed on eBay?

3 days ago from Live Science

The partial skeleton of a baby Tyrannosaurus rex is for sale on eBay for nearly $3 million. Paleontologists are furious about it.

WWE Raw: AJ Styles becomes No. 1 contender, Bray Wyatt returns

3 days ago from UPI

AJ Styles became the No. 1 contender for Seth Rollins' Universal Championship on Raw after defeating some of the best the red brand has to offer.

3 found alive after helicopter crashes off New Zealand

3 days ago from UPI

Three people on a helicopter that crashed at sea near the Auckland Island late Monday have been found alive on the island early Tuesday.

Ringtail Cats: Photos of the 'Cutest Animal in North America'

3 days ago from Live Science

This cutie pie may be wild but the ringtail cat sometimes acts like Fluffy. It will lick its forepaw, then use that forepaw to wipe and clean its ears, face...

You look but do not find: why the absence of evidence can be a useful thing

3 days ago from Physorg

Imagine you're looking for your keys and you think you might have left them on the bookshelf. But when you look, you see nothing but books. A natural conclusion to...

Proofreading the book of life: Gene editing made safer

3 days ago from Physorg

The advance of science is something like the wandering of an explorer through an uncharted jungle. Often, the dense undergrowth can seem impenetrable, but at certain privileged moments, a clearing...

Famous birthdays for April 23: Lee Majors, Chloe Kim

3 days ago from UPI

Actor Lee Majors turns 80 and actor Valerie Bertinelli turns 59, among the famous birthdays for April 23.

Harvard doctoral students describe projects at the cutting edge of evolutionary inquiry

3 days ago from Harvard Science

Might it be the humble pelvis that makes us human, and not the brain? Do butterfly hybrids mean evolutionary trees should look more like networks? What can deer mice teach us about...

Eiffel Tower turns off lights to honor those killed in Sri Lanka attacks

3 days ago from UPI

Paris' iconic Eiffel Tower went dark at midnight Sunday to honor those who died in the Easter bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.

Archaeologists unearth more evidence that when a civilization drinks together, it stays together

3 days ago from PopSci

Science The Wari people used their corn-based beer to spread their culture across Peru. The Wari empire, an ancient Peruvian civilization that predated the...

Dirk Nowitzki writes letter to Mavericks fans thanking them for support

3 days ago from UPI

Retiring Dallas Mavericks big man Dirk Nowitzki is saying "thank you" to the fans of Dallas for all their support for the past 21 seasons.

Wristband samplers show similar chemical exposure across three continents

3 days ago from Physorg

To assess differences and trends in personal chemical exposure, Oregon State University researchers deployed chemical-sampling wristbands to individuals on three continents.

Christians in North Korea celebrated Easter, state media says

3 days ago from UPI

North Korean Christians observed Easter Sunday at a Roman Catholic church in the capital, a Pyongyang propaganda service said Monday.

Lizzo adds more dates to 'Cuz I love You' tour

3 days ago from UPI

Lizzo has announced a second North American leg to her "Cuz I Love You" tour that is in support of her recently released album of the same name.

Wiz Khalifa announces North American summer tour

3 days ago from UPI

Wiz Khalifa has announced a new North American summer tour that will feature special guest French Montana.

Japan's Shinzo Abe to talk trade on 6-country tour

3 days ago from UPI

Japanese Prime Minister departed Tokyo on Monday to begin an eight-day trip during which he's expected to discuss trade with his counterparts in Europe and North America.