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Lyndel Rhodes was a talented musician since the day she was born. Her family from Tennessee was full of musician, and she herself began to play the harmonica at the age of 13. In 2009, when Lyndel was85, she wrote a simple yet lovely song called “Little House on the...
Volcanoes are paradoxical things. They tend to destroy everything in their path when they erupt, but after the ash has settled, they are surprisingly good at preserving archaeological remains at least, those not consumed by the fire. Pompeii and Herculaneum are great examples, but as reported in a stunning paper...
Physicist Brian Cox has weighed in one of astronomy's most curious questions: Given the high probability of extraterrestrial life existing in the endlessly massive universe, why haven't we seen any clear evidence of it? This question was first put forward by Italian physicist Enrico Fermi in the 1950s, in whats...
Most pet owners would agree: the well-being and happiness of their pets often comesbefore their own. These cats and dogsare like children to them, and who wouldn’t do anything for their kids? But what happens when you don’t have anything? What happens when you yourself struggle to eat and find...
When Mike Jivanjee rescued a tiny gosling drowning in Lake Oswego in Oregon, he didn’t know he just got himself a BFF. Jivanjee named the little goose Kyle, took her home and planned to release her. However, Kyle fell madly in love with her owner, and hasn’t left his...
Have you ever heard of clean coal? Based on what was said during the second presidential debate last night, Donald Trump has. In a typically garbled response to a question about energy, this ill-informed, lurking menace claimed that this mysterious substance should be a major focus of any future...
Switching from lager to pale ale may improve your chances of keeping your liver healthy, according to a new study that found that hops protect against the build up of hepatic fat. This research may help to explain why people who drink spirits tend to be more likely to...
Pack your bags, we’re boarding the nostalgia train. Vans teamed up with Pixar for their latest Toy Story collection and it’s about to hit the shelves! It features amazing footwear, apparel and accessories for both adults and kids. The collection pays tribute not only to Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody,...
Bryan Norcross, a Weather Channel hurricane specialist, went on the air Thursday afternoon to urge viewers in Hurricane Matthew's path not to ignore warnings about the storm. "This is like no storm in the record books," he said. "We are concerned about reports of people deciding to stay in areas...
A new study has provided compelling evidence that women who regularly use the most common type of contraceptive pills those combining two hormones are 23 percent more likely than non-users to need antidepressant drugs at the same time. Multiple forms of female contraception were investigated by the University of Copenhagen,...
Russian hackers are apparently trying to mess with our elections. But congressional Republicans are crippling any investigationswhile their probes of Hillary Clinton continue."> Suspicion is mounting about Donald Trumps ties to Russian officials and business interests, as well as possible links between his campaign and the Russian hacking of U.S....
Whenever you see a 'BEWARE OF THE DOG' sign you probably imagine some terrifying beast with sharp teeth. However, sometimes the reality is the opposite! But, that doesn't mean they won't kill you. These killers will ferociously attack you with their adorableness.   You can be licked to death. Or made...
Well, this story absolutely proves that you dont need a cape to be a hero. Zack Clifton will tell you hes just a normal guy, but his small humanitarian gesture on his morning commute yesterday shows just how extraordinary he really is. When the 25-year-old graphic designer saw a pregnant...
Under the imperfect but groundbreaking Paris agreement, now ratified by the worlds two largest carbon emitters, its hoped that the world will not warm by more than 2C (3.6F)by 2100. Sadly, we have registered so many high-temperature records this year alone that its looking doubtful that this will be...
It’s hard to hear because we know it happens too often. Gordon and Dee Head are in their 70s. They moved across the country from Texas to Florida when Gordon was promised a job at a hospital. When Gordonand his wife arrived, he was told there was no job. Unable...
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NASA has revealed exciting new evidence that there is a vast ocean under the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa and it may be even more accessible than we thought. The evidence comes in the form of plumes of water vapor, seen by the Hubble Space Telescope in early 2014 and...