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About a month after a meteor hit the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, a U.S. House panel led by Texas’ Rep. Lamar Smith, put scientists on the hot seat, asking if the United States is prepared for such an event.
NASA administrator Charles Bolden was widely reported to have told them that if an asteroid is headed to Earth, his advice is to “pray.” He did say that, but as is often the case, it’s not the whole story.
If this hasn’t haunted your nightmares already, it will. This sea creature found in the New Jersey waters looks like something out of an “Alien” movie. The eel-like monster is reported to be a large sea parasite.
Reading the news can get exhausting and depressing, so feel no shame in taking a break to watch this elderly otter show off his adorable basketball skills. Vets discovered that Eddie, a 15-year-old (!) otter at the Oregon Zoo, had arthritis in his tiny elbows. To work those joints and alleviate the pain, his handlers Read More
A new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham reports that the average sex act only burns about 21 calories. See how to burn more:
Some call it a work of art, while others call it just plain evil. We’re talking about the $2 million sculpture of a blue mustang, named Mustang, that welcomes visitors to the Denver International Airport. The statue isn’t the only thing that is creepy in the airport. Some have nicknamed it the “Illuminati airport” for Read More
In a recent study at the University of Oxford, researchers found that vegetarians might live longer than meat eaters. The study states that vegetarians have a 32 percent lower risk of developing heart disease than meat eaters. Vegetarians also have a lower height-weight ratio according to the study and are less likely to become diabetic. Read More
An exotic dancer takes a nasty spill while performing on a pole onstage. The pole snaps and she falls to the floor. But she wasn’t seriously hurt.
The first clip showing Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in the movie “jOBS” has been released, and it’s already wading into the fact-fiction morass. After the blog Gizmodo posted the clip, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak apparently commented that the scene is “not close.” Here’s the clip from the movie, which is showing Friday night at [...]