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Brothers Unexpectedly Discover Fossil of Japan's Oldest Water Bird

1 week ago from Live Science

Sometimes, a little curiosity about fossils can go a long way.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Preparing for life after Ben Roethlisberger

1 week ago from UPI

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert knows the clock is ticking with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger openly talking about retirement.

Crocodile rock: ancient beast named after Motörhead's Lemmy

A ferocious sea-going crocodile that menaced coastal waters about 164 million years ago during the Jurassic Period has been given a name honoring the similarly ferocious heavy-metal rocker Lemmy, the...

Rare audio of indigenous languages saved a century later

1 week ago from Science Blog

August 8 was International Indigenous Peoples Day — a day to honor the estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries, who have struggled throughout history...

Myths Aside, Eclipses Don't Endanger Pregnancies

1 week ago from Live Science

Superstitions about pregnancy and the eclipse are based in myth, not fact.

Move aside Tyrannosaurus rex: Meet the Patagotitan, the new heavyweight champ

​A study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs, making the scary Tyrannosaurus rex look like a munchkin.

Jennifer Lawrence on dating Darren Aronofsky: 'I'm never confused with him'

1 week ago from UPI

Jennifer Lawrence opened up in the September issue of Vogue about her relationship with "Mother!" director Darren Aronofsky.

Scientists unearth largest dinosaur species in Patagonia

1 week ago from UPI

Paleontologists have unearthed a new species of titanosaur in Agentina's Patagonia. Researchers believe it is the largest dinosaur species ever discovered.

Tillerson defends Trump's 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea

1 week ago from UPI

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended Donald Trump's remarks indicating the United States would respond to North Korea's threats with "fire and fury."

Rachel Lindsay calls 'Bachelorette' engagement 'a dream come true'

1 week ago from UPI

Rachel Lindsay detailed her love for finace Bryan Abasolo Tuesday on Instagram following the season finale of "The Bachelorette."

Why abseiling spiders don't spin out of control—new research

1 week ago from Physorg

Seeing an abseiling spider descend gracefully using its dragline silk instead of spinning unpredictably and uncontrollably, led us to try and understand the science behind it.

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith, WR Tyreek Hill make deep connection in camp

1 week ago from UPI

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith drops back in the pocket, planting his back leg and squaring his shoulders to take a shot down the field.

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez out 3-4 weeks with shoulder bursitis

1 week ago from UPI

The Seattle Mariners suffered a big blow Tuesday when it was revealed right-hander Felix Hernandez will miss 3-to-4 weeks with bursitis in his pitching shoulder.

Hips don't lie: unearthed dinosaur pelvic bones shake up family tree

Dinosaur hip bones unearthed by a University of Alberta paleontology student are shaking up the family tree of a group of small meat-eaters that lived 75 million years ago.

New scanning technology yields 3D images of live insects

1 week ago from UPI

Scientists in Canada have developed a new method for imaging the insides of insects.

Facebook Live Giveaway Wednesday: 'Space Racers' Solar Eclipse Kit for the Family

1 week ago from will be giving away "Space Racers" eclipse-viewing kits for families and kids in a gift giveaway Wednesday (Aug. 9).

Dino hips discovery unravels species riddle

1 week ago from Science Daily

One of North America's most broadly identified dinosaur species, Troodon formosus, is no longer a valid classification, naming two others in its stead. A new discovery leaves North America's paleontology...

With no room for the dead, graves go up for rent in Damascus

1 week ago from UPI

In Damascus, war profiteers are leveraging the scarcity of burial spots in the capital to rent out graves as one would apartments, charging up to $1,000 a year.

Jake Arrieta's pitching, Javier Baez's inside-the-park HR spark Chicago Cubs

1 week ago from UPI

Jake Arrieta wasn't at his best Monday night. However, whenever he is pitching in California, everything seems to come out all right.

Disney unveils statue to honor two-year-old boy killed by alligator

1 week ago from UPI

Walt Disney World has unveiled a statue to commemorate Lane Thomas Graves, the two-year-old boy who was killed in an alligator attack in the park last year.

Goat hops on hood of Oklahoma police cruiser

1 week ago from UPI

A playful goat in Oklahoma had some fun with a local police officer by hopping on the hood of his police cruiser.

Public opinion unlikely to curb a U.S. president’s use of nuclear weapons in war

1 week ago from Science Blog

A new Stanford study suggests that American public opinion on nuclear weapons usage has not fundamentally changed since 1945, and many people would support the use of such weapons to...

Viral Tinder couple share first date in Hawaii

1 week ago from UPI

A pair of college students went on their first date, three years after they began exchanging messages on the dating app Tinder.

Mountain lion desperate for love survives crossing busy Calif. freeway

1 week ago from CBSNews - Science

P-55 is the fourth-known mountain lion to have crossed the 101 Freeway and lived to tell the tale through his GPS tracking collar

Atlanta Zoo's sign language orangutan, Chantek, dies at 39

1 week ago from UPI

Chantek -- one of the first orangutans in the world to learn sign language, and who used it to communicate with his zookeepers -- has died at the age of...

Report: Pro Bowl CB Brandon Flowers to announce retirement

1 week ago from UPI

Nine-year veteran Brandon Flowers has decided to retire from the NFL.

Exploring the Mysterious Life of One of Earth's First Giant Organisms

1 week ago from Scientific American

Strange creatures known as “rangeomorphs” could help paleontologists understand the origins of animal life -- Read more on

Early modern humans consumed more plants than Neanderthals but ate very little fish

1 week ago from Physorg

Senckenberg scientists have studied the diet of anatomically modern humans. With their recent study, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, they were able to refute the theory that the...