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Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes

A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-alti...

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes

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Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Mount Everest: What happens to your body at extreme altitudes? The traffic jams on Mount Everest cause extra time spent in a dangerous area where the chance of developing an extreme form of altitude sickness called cerebral edema is higher....
02:17, 2019-06-01

This is almost certainly not what Denisovans looked like A team has used DNA from an ancient fingerbone to predict what our extinct cousins the Denisovans looked like but the method is unlikely to be accurate...
21:00, 2019-09-19

Did the Denisovans Walk to North America? For a people from whom one 41,000 year old finger bone fossil from a nine year old girl, along with a bracelet she wore, were (until recently) the only authenticated known artifacts, the mysterious Denisovans sure received lots of publicity. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Mystery hominin had sex with ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovans A strange signal in ancient and modern human DNA suggests the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovans must have mated with an unknown species of human...
14:17, 2019-06-10

Face of the Denisovans? Portrait of a Teen Revealed by Her DNA Based on ancient DNA methylation patterns, a portrait of a juvenile female Denisovan has been recreated. ...
10:17, 2019-09-20

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDonald Trump’s backing from the Fox News channel is well-documented, and pretty much guaranteed. But as the president gears up for his 2020 re-election cam...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Facial Reconstruction Shows What the Enigmatic Denisovans Might Have Looked Like A pinky finger bone, some teeth, and a lower jaw. That’s all the physical evidence we have of the mysterious Denisovans, an extinct group of hominins closely related to the Neanderthals. Remarkable new research offers a physical reconstruction of the Denisovans based on genetic evidence, providing o...
06:17, 2019-09-20

The Air Raid Offense Invades an N.F.L. That It Already Conquered As Kliff Kingsbury and Kyler Murray bring college’s most productive passing offense to the pros, its creators have one nitpick: It’s been there for years....
16:51, 2019-08-13

Major discovery suggests Denisovans lived in Tibet 160,000 years ago The first Denisovan remains discovered outside Siberia suggest our extinct cousins lived at extreme altitude in Tibet long before our species made it there...
18:51, 2019-05-21

How the Volkswagen ID R conquered China's toughest road Pikes Peak also has bumps but, compared to the Big Gate Road, it’s a flat autobahn We watched the blistering electric racer set another record on one of the world’s most spectacular mountain roads The Volkswagen ID R was always going to set a new hill record on Tianmen Mountain’s Big Gate Road. O...
19:00, 2019-09-21

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached the point of no return. You tip-toed hesitantly out to the edge, the lifeguards snarling at you to hurry up, fellow kids sniggering behind your back. God...
19:51, 2019-07-03

March of the Denisovans: Evidence of Archaic Human Gene Now Detected In the Orient The Denisovan story keeps evolving. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
05:17, 2019-07-12

How Volkswagen's electric record-breaker conquered the Nurburgring 128.598mph: Average speed of the ID R on its new electric lap record run Volkswagen’s ID R special didn’t just beat the Nordschleife electric car record, it smashed it. We were there to watch the monumental feat After setting a new outright record on the 12.42-mile Pikes Peak hillclimb last year,...
10:00, 2019-06-22

The fall of Prague: ‘Drunk tourists are acting like they’ve conquered our city’ As the Czech Republic capital launches a crackdown, the Observer joins one of the organised pub crawls that are blighting residents’ livesEugen Kukla could not have made his feelings clearer as 120 drunken tourists thronged noisily past his home around midnight, rudely breaking the silence of a norm...
08:17, 2019-08-26

Wout van Aert Has Conquered The World And Now He's Conquering The Tour de France There’s no other rider at the Tour de France like Wout van Aert. Jumbo-Visma’s 24-year-old Tour debutante has built a multi-discipline resumé that would make anyone in the peloton blush, and this morning, he confirmed his potential as an all-around road destroyer by taking on an entire class of spec...
17:17, 2019-07-16

'I took a deep breath': the 10-year-old girl who conquered Yosemite's El Capitan Selah Schneiter and her father spent five days climbing the Nose only to find when they reached the top that Selah had set a recordAscending El Capitan, a rock formation rising 3,000ft above Yosemite national park, is a daunting task for the most experienced climbers. Selah Schneiter, 10, scaled it ...
01:17, 2019-06-23

How Mexico's soccer team conquered the hearts (and wallets) of America Over the years, the popularity of Mexico's national team in the home of its CONCACAF archrival has come to form a part of the American sports fabric....
21:51, 2019-06-27

The five: extinct megafauna Following last week’s discovery of the remains of a giant bird, we look at some of the most formidable beasts on recordLast week, researchers published a paper about the remains of a giant flightless bird found in a Crimean cave. Pachystruthio dmanisensis is believed to be from a family of prehistor...
09:00, 2019-06-30

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made the Best Pet? With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea??”—if it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No—the question is: which formerly extinct animals should we domesticate? The cat/dog paradigm ha...
23:01, 2019-06-17

Here's a Sad List of All the Cars About to Go Extinct From the UK's Roads Every time I hear about something like the Audi TT being cancelled and replaced by an electric car, I try to take comfort that all of the good combustion cars currently on the roads won’t be going anywhere overnight. However, this new study about the cars most likely to go extinct in the UK has me w...
05:17, 2019-05-25

No, koalas are not 'functionally extinct', but they are in trouble A conservation group has claimed that koalas are "functionally extinct". That isn't true, but many populations are falling sharply due to habitat loss and global warming...
08:17, 2019-05-22

Scientists use IVF procedures to help save near-extinct rhinos Two embryos have been created in an attempt to rescue northern white rhinosScientists have successfully created two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino in a landmark effort to save the species.The international team of researchers and conservationists drew on IVF procedures to create th...
12:51, 2019-09-12

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Hurricane Dorian may have made a species of bird go extinct In addition to killing several people and destroying thousands of buildings in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian may have killed the last surviving Bahama nuthatches...
08:00, 2019-09-05

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.       ...
16:17, 2019-08-13

'Extinct' creatures found alive in 'Lost City' Deep in the lush greenery of the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras, bordered by steep ridges, lies an archeological site home to ancient ruins and an apparently thriving ecosystem....
02:51, 2019-06-22

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
07:00, 2019-06-09

Eggs fertilised from final two females of near-extinct rhino Seven eggs successfully extracted from the last two remaining female northern white rhinos have been fertilised, further raising hopes that the near-extinct species could be saved....
16:00, 2019-08-27

Hurricane Dorian May Have Caused a Critically Endangered Bird to Go Extinct Over the weekend, Abaco and Grand Bahama islands took a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian when it was at its peak intensity. Its winds of 185 mph and powerful storm surge washed over the Bahamas’ islands, destroying or damaging an estimated 13,000 homes. Seven people are confirmed dead, and the death...
16:51, 2019-09-04

'Extinct' creatures found alive in Honduras' 'Lost City' Scientists studying the "Lost City" deep in the rainforests of Honduras have come across creatures thought to be extinct, including the tiger beetle....
17:17, 2019-06-21

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 years ago...
18:51, 2019-05-21

The massive balloons that have made drug smuggling by plane nearly extinct RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas — It was just another Monday in 2001 when a few of the country’s top national security officials gathered inside the Pentagon to discuss taking all the air out of a program that used balloons for surveillance near the U.S.-Mexico border....
08:17, 2019-08-26

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long time.Read more......
20:00, 2019-05-29

'Elusive and cryptic' lizard may be first Australian mainland reptile declared extinct Hunt is on in Melbourne for grassland earless dragon – not seen since 1969 – after one species was reclassified as fourA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Australia to be declared extinct.A taxonom...
07:00, 2019-05-24

Test tube embryo transfer may give near-extinct rhinos a second chance Lab-made embryos are one step closer to saving a virtually extinct species. Scientists have successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female for the first time, implanting the creation into a southern white rhino in Poland. The......
14:17, 2019-06-30

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved as vets harvest eggs There is renewed hope that the near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved after eggs were successfully extracted from the last two remaining females....
01:17, 2019-08-24

Bermuda land snail: Zoo releases 4,000 rare snails considered extinct into the wild after conservation project Four thousand snails from a rare species feared to have gone extinct are being released into the wild thanks to the conservation efforts of a UK zoo....
20:51, 2019-06-13

Dhapate: The High-Protein High-Fibre Mixed Grain Maharashtrian Flatbread Dhapate are savoury flat cakes or flatbreads prepared from three different healthy flours - whole wheat flour or gehu ka atta, jowar flour or sorghum flour and besan or gram flour (chickpea flour).......
15:17, 2019-07-12

Maspeth High School’s secret to high pass rates is cheating: teachers At highly rated Maspeth High School in Queens, students know they can play hooky, skip course work, flunk tests — and still pass. They call it the “Maspeth Minimum,” meaning everyone gets at least the minimum grade or score needed to pass or graduate, no matter what. Whistleblowers call it fraud. Th...
12:51, 2019-09-15

People with familial high cholesterol at high cardiovascular risk, even with meds While medication can reduce cholesterol levels, researchers say people with a family history of hypercholesterolemia are still at a higher risk for cardiovascular events....
05:17, 2019-09-18

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later (Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests....
09:51, 2019-07-16

Monsoon Diet: Watch Recipe Video Of High-Protein, High-Fibre Ram Ladoo Chaat Ram ladoo is one of the favourite snack items in the region, especially in Delhi. It is made of dough balls of moong dal, which is packed with proteins, fibre and some other vital nutrients...
19:34, 2019-07-24

This Instagrammable Jewelry Line Is High Fashion Without the High Price Tag It can be tough to find jewelry that is high-quality, but not costly. When you shop designer brands, you’re often paying for the name, and not the actual product. Jewelry can be marked up extensively in the price for that exact reason, but jewelry brand Ana Luisa looks to deliver quality products, a...
18:51, 2019-07-31

Could Humans Become Immortal by 2045? Immortality has been a dream of human beings since the dawn of time. Mankind´s fascination with cheating death is reflected in scientific records, mythology and folklore dating back at least to ancient Egypt. Some have sought the secrets of immortality in the mythical Fountain of Youth. Others searc...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
16:00, 2019-06-22

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be inhabitable....
04:00, 2019-07-04

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a story about a world that feels far too plausible and even more terrifying. Read more......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Facebook will use humans to curate its News Tab When Facebook trots out its News Tab, it won't just rely on algorithms to decide what you see. The social network has revealed that a "small team of journalists" (yes, real humans) will help curate the dedicated section, with job listings going live......
17:51, 2019-08-20

Hanging Out With Humans Makes This Bird Bad at Its Job The weka, a flightless bird in New Zealand, brings plants to new areas by eating their fruit and excreting the seeds. But some choose to stick close to humans and their food, limiting their range....
20:34, 2019-08-30

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with institutions and services, ensuring that decisions made by ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
18:34, 2019-08-17

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
06:34, 2019-08-17

Ravens have personality quirks just like humans Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to be incredibly intellige...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Eurasia much earlier than previously suspected. A new s...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discovered one reason why humans are so much heavier tha...
20:34, 2019-06-27

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in enthusiasm for astrology apps, 10 August). No! It rem...
03:51, 2019-08-14

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, behavioral neurologists are revealing the primal instinct driving our bias for beauty. A new study, led by scientists at Penn Medicine, seeks to understa...
20:51, 2019-05-31

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
18:51, 2019-05-21

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doesn’t extend to humanity...
15:51, 2019-06-11

Under the skin: How Tesla is making cars think like humans Tesla developed its own processor specifically for neural networking and autonomous driving. It’s called the Full Self-Driving Computer (FSD) Autonomous cars must interpret and react to situations as a human driver would. Here's how that will work Never mind when, can self-driving cars ever even ...
07:34, 2019-08-27

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine an...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
08:17, 2019-05-22

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
17:00, 2019-07-06

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
04:17, 2019-06-14

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption. In a new Science Advances report, researchers reveal that chemical testing of several unearthed artifacts suggest...
16:51, 2019-06-13

NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, however. It's about to test-fly the Green Propellant Infusio......
12:34, 2019-06-11

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with their......
05:34, 2019-06-13

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
22:17, 2019-05-23

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
06:51, 2019-06-18

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling that what you’re seeing is almost entirely computer-...
12:34, 2019-07-08

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
07:34, 2019-07-05

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsIf all of humanity were to vanish from the Earth overnight, say next weekend, what is likely to happen to the planet, considerin...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Humans Have Been Drinking Animal Milk for At Least 6,000 Years Researchers have found the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption anywhere in the world in the teeth of prehistoric British farmers.  ...
22:51, 2019-09-11

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
05:34, 2019-06-12

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
19:51, 2019-07-16

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. ...
00:00, 2019-06-28

Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report Experts find no proof minuscule particles are a threat to health but say more research is neededMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Organization.However, the United...
02:17, 2019-08-22

Watch HBO for Free With Its New 'Recommended by Humans' Tool Now you don’t need an HBO subscription to watch some of HBO’s most popular programs. Today the network launched a new “Recommended By Humans” tool that will allow anyone to stream over 50 free episodes, movies, and documentaries—provided they were recommended by, well, a human....
15:17, 2019-08-08

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
18:51, 2019-05-21

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
19:17, 2019-06-18

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind) Google's AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built its reputation building systems that learn to play games by playing each other, starting with little more than the rules and what constitutes a win. That...
00:51, 2019-05-31

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
17:17, 2019-06-28

Humans were altering the planet as early as 2000 B.C. According to a new study, the Anthropocene began some 4,000 years earlier than previously thought. Archaeological data suggests humans were responsible for significant land-cover changes as early as 2000 B.C....
23:00, 2019-08-30

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
15:01, 2019-05-21

'Destroy All Humans!' returns to finish the job in 2020 15 years after the events of the original Kill All Humans! came to an end, Cryptosporidium 137 -- or Crypto to his friends -- is coming back to consoles and PC in a modern remake of the cult classic, THQ Nordic announced ahead of E3 2019....
20:34, 2019-06-12

The hunt for mysterious Planet 9 Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system....
12:51, 2019-06-21

Mysterious "attack" on four ships, says UAE Four ships were targeted on Sunday near the strategic Emirati port of Fujairah, in what the UAE described as a "sabotage attack." One was flying a UAE flag, and another the Norwegian flag. The other two were tankers owned by Saudi Arabia, which described the incident as a threat to the security of g...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.The researchers estimate that more than 1,000 larger...
20:17, 2019-05-23

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handsets and is now available in 43 states. And Duplex i...
05:00, 2019-05-23

US Congressman Asks If Humans Would Have Survived Without Rape, Incest Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population would exist if rape and incest did not occur......
01:17, 2019-08-15

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
22:34, 2019-05-22

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Monster penguins the size of humans once roamed New Zealand Scientists in New Zealand have found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car parts. In a replica of a factory floor setting, the team rigged up a robot on rails, designed to deliver parts between work stations. Meanwhile, human ...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Rise of the Machines: AI Beats Humans in Multiplayer Shooter DeepMind, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has designed automated "agents" that taught themselves how to play a competitive first-person multiplayer video game shooter, and became so good......
10:17, 2019-05-31

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they may be durable enough for human habitats.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-17

Humans Began Mass Ecological Destruction 3,000 Years Ago A new paper with 250 scientific authors suggests human beings had impacted Earth’s fragile ecosystems much earlier and to a far greater extent than currently believed. ...
00:34, 2019-08-31

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
21:34, 2019-07-17

AI learns to gamble illogically like humans to predict our behaviour Artificial intelligence trained on human-made gambling decisions has picked up our illogical habits,which could help machines better predict human behaviour...
13:00, 2019-06-23

Humans, the environment and the global water crisis - in pictures The American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has won the Leica Oskar Barnack photography award with his eight-year project exploring the global crisis around water, and how different cultures interact with this precious resource Continue reading......
16:17, 2019-09-04

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human evolution. A paper published in the Journal of Geology claims that a “supernovae,” which sent a “cascade” of electrons to Eart...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say Environmental organizations and researchers say the wildfires blazing in the Brazilian rainforest were set by cattle ranchers and loggers who want to clear and utilize the land, emboldened by the country's pro-business president....
12:51, 2019-08-22

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
02:51, 2019-08-23

Artifacts in Idaho may be earliest evidence of humans in America Scientists say they’ve found artifacts in Idaho that indicate people were living there around 16,000 years ago, providing new evidence that the first Americans entered their new home by following the Pacific coast....
20:34, 2019-08-30

Wild simulation shows how humans could colonize the Milky Way NASA’s Global Trajectory Optimization Competition aimed to find the most efficient way to colonize 100,000 star systems. The ESA Advanced Concepts Team's take on it is pretty sweet.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought Archaeologists worldwide pooled their knowledge of past land use — and pushed back the date when human farming and other practices began altering the planet....
22:00, 2019-08-29

World’s smallest McDonald’s wasn’t built for humans This is the world’s smallest McDonald’s – which is too tiny for humans to use. The mini McD’s is actually a hive crafted to house thousands of honey bees. Despite its diminutive dimensions, the restaurant has been expertly crafted to include a scaled down version of every asp...
20:01, 2019-05-23

Hanging Out With Humans Makes This Seed-Eating Bird Bad at Its Job The weka, a flightless bird in New Zealand, brings plants to new areas by eating their fruit and excreting the seeds. But some choose to stick close to humans and their food, limiting their range....
22:51, 2019-08-29

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading......
02:17, 2019-06-28

13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests Andre Penner, File/AP Illegal logging and mining in the Amazon rain forest cause drastic levels of deforestation. Disappearing forests push endangered wildlife into populated areas. Deliberately burning forests to develop the land can cause heavy air pollution. Visit Insider's home page for more st...
23:51, 2019-08-29

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:17, 2019-06-10

New Zealand bars humans from swimming with bottlenose dolphins New Zealand wildlife officials have banned tourists from swimming with bottlenose dolphins, saying the practice has made a significant impact on the animals' resting and feeding behavior....
05:17, 2019-08-31

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
08:17, 2019-07-03

Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans Despite aggressive technical strides, Waymo needs one thing before its self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it....
15:34, 2019-08-17

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thing with their voice assistants. Then, more recentl...
10:51, 2019-08-18

'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat diseased venison, scientists say....
13:51, 2019-08-23

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor says he wants companies testing the vehicles to m...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Lizarding to lingering: how humans really behave in public spaces The researchers behind The Field Guide to Urban Plazas decided to study the public behaviour of human beings in New York City, an update on William H Whyte’s pioneering work from 1980, The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. From ‘roosting’ to ‘schooling’, here are the patterns they found Continue r...
15:17, 2019-08-01

Prominent historian says humans will eventually merge with machines "In the future, it is likely that the smartphone will not be separated from you at all. It may be embedded in your body or brain, constantly scanning your biometric data and your emotions," Yuval Harari, a professor of history at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, told an innovation conference this...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state of our planet. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report focuses on how humans have transformed the very land we depend on for...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.        ...
21:34, 2019-07-09

‘Puppy dog eyes’ were developed to appeal to humans: research NEW YORK — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it. Today, pooches us...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don’t feel confident in the ability of a machine to get them around safely, even if a self-driving car is better at avoiding accidents than a human ...
13:51, 2019-07-05

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:17, 2019-07-11

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living planet...
17:34, 2019-08-03

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of the origin of speech sounds...
18:51, 2019-05-21

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existence...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Mysterious underground continents may be as old as Earth Ancient, gigantic regions of rocks as large as continents exist hundreds of miles below the Earth's crust and could be as old as the planet itself, according to a new study....
03:00, 2019-09-21

Behold, The Most Mysterious Used Car For Sale In America Our world is generally pretty well understood. There are no more undiscovered continents, we’re in pretty much constant communication with everyone, everywhere, all the damn time, which means true mysteries are that much more precious. That’s why I’d like all of you to really enjoy knowing the fact ...
01:34, 2019-09-07

Astronomers are hunting for the mysterious Planet Nine Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system. They know it’s out there, such is its size — potentially 10 times bigger than Earth — and its powerful gravitational pull. But Plan...
22:17, 2019-06-21

Google has a mysterious new "media device" on the way Google has an as-yet-unidentified "media device" on the way, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US – but what exactly it is or what it'll do remains something of a mystery.What we do know is it's been given the model number H2B, and as Droi...
13:17, 2019-06-01

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
14:17, 2019-06-12

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some believing that a changing climate ultimately doom...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Madagascar forest destruction is wiping out humans’ tiniest relative KIRINDY FOREST, Madagascar — As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity’s smallest relative — the Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur — to extinction. Frustrated conser...
08:00, 2019-09-07

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime's neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland live uneasily alongside humans in Carnival Row, the new "neo-Victorian noir" fantasy series from Amazon Prime, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara...
03:51, 2019-08-07

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was reported last year....
00:00, 2019-07-12

Eric Cantona speech: humans 'will become eternal' – unless crime or war intervene Former star baffles audience at the Uefa Champions League draw by quoting from King Lear, before concluding: ‘I love football’Given previous form, perhaps it should be no surprise that Eric Cantona has again prompted bafflement with a philosophical monologue loosely based on football. The player-tur...
11:00, 2019-08-30

Mystery of why humans walk upright may be explained by surprise fossil We thought that walking on all fours like a gorilla is more primitive than walking on two legs as humans do. But new fossils suggest even very ancient apes walked upright...
20:00, 2019-09-20

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:00, 2019-07-12

Netflix may finally let actual humans pick which titles you see, instead of an algorithm Netflix has racked up tens of millions of subscribers around the world because of how easy the service is to use and for the volume of content it puts right at your fingertips. It’s so easy to fall down a binge-watch rabbit hole and spend hours on the couch flying through one episode of your f...
20:51, 2019-08-25

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car detects a moose charging out of the woods and alerts you to take the wheel. Once you look back at the road, how much time will you need to safely avoid th...
01:34, 2019-08-08

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed nearly half a tonne roamed Europe when the first archaic humans arrived from Africa, scientists say.Researchers unearthed the fossilised thigh bone of...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Dogs find citrus greening disease faster than humans Citrus growers in Florida, California and elsewhere have a new tool available to find devastating greening disease long before humans can spot it: dogs....
22:17, 2019-09-18

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate ...
21:34, 2019-07-24

Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years New study confirms natural cycles play little role in global temperature trends and tackles discrepancies in previous modelsEmissions from fossil fuels and volcanoes can explain nearly all of the changes in Earth’s surface temperatures over the past 140 years, a new study has found.The research refu...
14:17, 2019-05-30

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Destroy All Humans hands-on — A remake with pretty landscapes and mean aliens Destroy All Humans is THQ Nordic's zany remake of the 2005 original. This time, the art work looks a lot better, thanks to Black Forest Games.Read More...
21:34, 2019-06-07

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group of humans. Scientists say the discovery could help...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Madagascar forest destruction wiping out humans' tiniest relative As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity's smallest relative - the Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur - to extinction....
15:34, 2019-09-06

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin....
01:51, 2019-07-17

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve the voice assistant. TechCrunch, which broke the news, said Apple plans to issue a software update to seek users’ consent before letting them participat...
09:00, 2019-08-02

Humans are good at smelling cheese thanks to special smell receptors Humans are good at smelling cheese, sweat, and sweet odours because we have more receptors for them than anything else, probably to help us choose which foods to eat...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier thought. The gigantic cave bear went extinct about 20,000 years ago....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Humans Or Machines? Elon Musk, Jack Ma Spar On Future Of AI Jack Ma believes artificial intelligence poses no threat to humanity, but Elon Musk called that "famous last words" as the billionaire tech tycoons faced off Thursday in an occasionally animated......
12:34, 2019-08-29

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
11:34, 2019-06-11

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to...
10:17, 2019-05-22

Epstein reportedly hoped to develop super-race of humans with his DNA Registered sex offender hoped to seed human race with his DNA by impregnating 20 women at a time, New York Times reportsJeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier accused of sex trafficking, planned to develop an improved super-race of humans using genetic engineering and artificial intelligence, accord...
20:00, 2019-08-01

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise The first chlamydia vaccine to be tested in humans has been shown to be safe, and may protect against the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. Research teams in Denmark and the United Kingdom reported findings Monday from their phase one clinical trial in The Lancet Inf...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Sex robots ‘kiss exactly like humans’ after AI upgrade as customer vows he’s ‘attached’ SEX robots will kiss exactly like humans in less than two years with one customer claiming he’s already “attached” to his doll, according to a manufacturer....
08:17, 2019-08-10

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
16:00, 2019-06-28

Monkey Closes Tap After Drinking Water. A Lesson For Humans, Says Twitter A viral video shows a monkey drinking water from a tap. While that in itself is not remarkable, the fact that the monkey closed the tap after drinking from it has impressed social media users to no......
00:17, 2019-08-06

Mysterious carnivorous dinosaur likely walked on a single toe Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million-years-ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic: it balanced its weight on a single toe....
23:51, 2019-07-08

What are those mysterious flashes on the moon? One astronomer wants to find out Meteor impacts? Sparkling moon dust? The astronauts' golf clubs? Whatever they are, random, weird flashes of light on the moon have puzzled astronomers for years.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Here’s Why Mueller Kept Getting Asked About a Mysterious Maltese Professor In a moment that quickly made the rounds on conservative media on Wednesday, Rep. Jim Jordan sharply questioned Robert Mueller on the origins of the counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. The Ohio Republican pressed the former special counsel to detail who ...
01:34, 2019-07-25

Mysterious light flashes keep happening on the moon Researchers at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are using a new telescope in Spain to hopefully find some answers.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Enochian: The Mysterious Lost Language of Angels Enochian is a mysterious language that 16th century occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley recorded in their private journals. They claimed this ‘celestial speech’ allowed magicians and occultists to communicate with angelic realms.  In the year 1581, occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley, claimed to...
01:01, 2019-06-09

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it was already leaving — just got another chapter. A new paper published in Nature Astronomy declares that the object, which puzzled researchers for...
09:51, 2019-07-02

Karl the Fog: San Francisco's mysterious resident – in pictures Most instagram accounts rely on blue skies and sunshine, but Karl the Fog has amassed more than 200,000 followers with selfies depicting the grey mist that descends over the Bay city. Karl’s first book is published 11 June by Chronicle Books Continue reading......
22:00, 2019-06-10

Mysterious Nazca Lines reveal their secrets Scientists are shedding new light on the mysterious Nazca Lines etched in the desert of southern Peru, revealing what some of the drawings actually depict....
23:51, 2019-06-20

El Tajín, The Lost City of a Mysterious People In recent decades many lost cities have been uncovered by archaeologists or explorers. One of the most mysterious is the ancient city of El Tajín in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...
00:17, 2019-06-24

Mysterious orange fireball streaks across the Florida sky Conspiracy theorists took to social media in a flurry of excitement Wednesday after a mysterious flying object resembling an orange fireball streaked across the Florida sky....
21:17, 2019-07-04

Mysterious, gaping holes in Antarctic ice explained Enormous holes in the Antarctic winter ice pack have popped up sporadically since the 1970s, but the reason for their formation has been largely mysterious....
22:34, 2019-06-13

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
01:17, 2019-06-13

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and, from that lofty position, went on to conquer the world....
20:17, 2019-05-28

Genetic mutation made humans susceptible to heart attacks – study Gene that helped prevent clogged arteries was lost 2 to 3 million years agoThe loss of a single gene 2 to 3 million years ago in our ancestry may help explain why humans are the only animals in which heart attacks are common.Atherosclerosis – the clogging of arteries with fatty deposits – can lead t...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as much as your ATM card, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and commissioned by the World Wildlife Fun...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows Enlarge (credit: Getty | Sebastien Bozon) A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in 2018 may have been spurred by a sharp rise in the use of certain antibiotics in cows a year earlier, infectious disease investigators reported this wee...
19:51, 2019-08-24

Humans arrived in Americas earlier than thought, new Idaho artifacts suggest Stone tools recovered from an archaeological dig in western Idaho suggest humans were living in the region at least 16,000 years ago, 1,000 years earlier than previously thought....
23:00, 2019-08-30

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
15:51, 2019-06-14

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Capgemini: Consumers increasingly prefer voice and chat assistants to humans The Capgemini Research Institute today released a report that says users are showing a clear preference for voice and chat assistants over humans agents.Read More...
21:00, 2019-09-05

This Rock Shelter in Ethiopia May Be the Earliest Evidence of Humans Living in the Mountains Archaeologists working in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia have uncovered the earliest evidence to date of human habitation in a high-altitude environment. Living over 11,000 feet above sea level, these early mountaineers ate rodents to survive the harsh ice age conditions.Read more......
22:17, 2019-08-09

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
04:01, 2019-06-28

Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Homo sapiens rather than climate cooling in the Ice Age extinction of these brawny plant-loving beasts....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
21:17, 2019-05-23

A High-End Smartphone Without The High-End Price Tag It’s not often that a smartphone comes along that packs in all the bells and whistles we’ve come to know and love - err demand - in a smart device, that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. But, that’s exactly what the Axon 10 Pro - the latest flagship smartphone from ZTE - &#x...
02:17, 2019-09-04

The mysterious new scene from the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ re-release just leaked We’re in the endgame of Avengers: Endgame beating Avatar at the box office — well, beating it again since the movie already did it once. That prompted Marvel to re-release Avengers 4, adding six minutes of extra content to the epic movie, as well as a special gift for fans paying to see ...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Mysterious Worlds Writing in his recent work, Sky Shamans of Mongolia, Kevin Turner tells us that the three worlds or realms of the Mongolian Darkha...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Astronomers design AI to better detect mysterious space signals Scientists are using AI to solve the mystery of the radio waves from deepest space which keep slamming into telescopes on Earth. The sudden and baffling flashes are known as Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) and until now have been virtually impossible to spot and trace. They are intense pulses of radio wave...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Mysterious Perfectly Preserved Ship Found in the Baltic Sea Beneath the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea, investigators have discovered perhaps the best-preserved ship from the Age of Discovery. It was found on the seafloor and it is almost intact. ...
21:00, 2019-07-24

Mysterious 180M-year-old Jurassic-era crocodile identified The identity of a massive prehistoric crocodile that lived 180 million years ago has finally been determined, nearly 250 years after its fossils were first discovered....
05:51, 2019-09-17

Mysterious X-37B military space plane caught on camera Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane ....
19:17, 2019-07-08

New Zealand man charged in mysterious Fiji ‘witchcraft’ deaths A New Zealand man has been charged in the “witchcraft” deaths of a family of five found on a cliff in Fiji, authorities said. Muhammad Raheesh Isoof, a “healer” from Christchurch, appeared in Fijian court Monday where he was charged in the mysterious deaths last month in the ...
14:51, 2019-09-17

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is imminent....
01:17, 2019-07-18

Even More Black Widow Set Pictures Tease a Mysterious Villain The casting rumors for The Eternals just keeps getting more intriguing. Legends of Tomorrow’s next season is bringing in some tots. Noah Hawley says his Doctor Doom movie is still on the table. Plus, what’s to come on Krypton, a viral new teaser for Stranger Things’ return, and new teases from Spide...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook post, Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Touri...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Radiation Levels Spike Following Mysterious Explosion in Russia A Russian city reportedly observed a rise in radiation levels after an explosion at a nearby military testing site, which left at least two dead. Read more......
07:51, 2019-08-10

What Zack Wheeler thinks of his mysterious Mets future The command was pinpoint. The breaks were sharp. The radar gun expressed no concern. Zack Wheeler threw 30 pitches Tuesday afternoon, and walked off the Citi Field mound, ready to return from the shoulder impingement that has kept the right-hander out since July 7. Wheeler’s next trip to the mound c...
09:51, 2019-07-24

Let’s Break Down the Most Mysterious Parts of The Testaments, With a Little Help From Margaret Atwood When most people think of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood’s 1985 classic dystopian novel, they think of the color red. The long red robes and white bonnets worn by women forced into reproductive slavery in the Republic of Gilead have become a symbol of oppression, an eye-catching cu...
19:17, 2019-09-11

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an outer seawall. Nan Madol includes the remains of stone palaces, temples, tombs and residen...
06:00, 2019-05-24

Astronomers reveal first photo of mysterious interstellar comet A mystery object from deep space heading towards our solar system has been pictured for the first time. Astronomers first spotted the extrasolar comet around two weeks ago, but the scientific world is baffled about its nature and origins. Experts at the Gemini Observatory took multiple snaps of the ...
18:51, 2019-09-16

The mysterious SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion is still being investigated SpaceX has been on a real hot streak as of late, with many successful missions and firsts, like the successful docking of its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. A small speed bump in that otherwise smooth road came in late April when a test of the Crew Dragon resulted in an expl...
06:17, 2019-05-30

Russia says five killed in mysterious rocket test accident: RIA Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom said early on Saturday that five of its staff members had been killed in an accident during tests on a military site in northern Russia, the RIA news agency reported....
02:17, 2019-08-10

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
00:51, 2019-09-03

Another Dominican Republic tourist’s mysterious death revealed A North Carolina woman is questioning the cause of her father’s death in the Dominican Republic — in the wake of the recent string of American tourist fatalities in the embattled nation, according to a new report. Antonio Reyes, of Wake County, never made it home from his stay at the Bahia Pri...
18:51, 2019-06-27

This mysterious CIA sculpture has stumped code breakers for 30 years A sculpture and tricky cipher on the grounds of the CIA headquarters in Va. remains unsolved after 30 years, but the artist to give hints this year.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-15

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians for murder and kidnapping for years....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Nintendo trademarks a mysterious new feature that may be related to the Switch Nintendo Switch-related leaks have been coming fast and furious these days, as the beloved gaming giant preps a smaller, more affordable version of the console launching later this year as the Nintendo Switch Lite. You can check out our report on the Switch Lite here, but it now seems Nintendo has s...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists A University of Washington-led team of scientists used robots and seals to help them understand why mysterious holes form in Antarctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature.       ...
03:51, 2019-06-12

Mysterious ozone-destroying pollution has been traced to China Last year, a report surfaced that suggested someone, somewhere was producing a huge amount of an ozone-destroying chemical which had already been banned worldwide way back in 2010. Scientists knew it was being pumped into the air, but they didn’t know where it was coming from or who was doing ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central German state of Hesse for Angela Merkel’s Christian Dem...
16:51, 2019-06-09

Two more mysterious deaths reported in Belize after doctor’s slaying Two mysterious deaths were reported out of Belize over the weekend, including a British expat whose body was floating off the coast and a dad who died after returning home from a birthday celebration. Errol Crown, 57, who spent most of his life in the US, was found dead around 6:30 a.m. Saturday beh...
01:34, 2019-07-03

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' reddish dust that is currently perplexing scientists....
16:17, 2019-06-17

3,400 Year-old Palace From a Mysterious Civilization Revealed by Drought Archaeologists are hailing, as very important, the dramatic discovery of a Bronze Age Palace. It was revealed as the waters of a reservoir fell because of a severe drought in Iraq.  ...
05:34, 2019-06-29

We have spotted 8 more mysterious repeating radio bursts from space Fast radio bursts are unexplained blasts of radio waves from space. A haul of eight newly spotted ones that flash repeatedly may help us work out what they are...
15:34, 2019-08-19

Reef halo riddle: What's behind the mysterious rings around coral? We long assumed that circles of bare sand around coral reefs are caused by fish nibbling away seaweed. But a 10-year investigation has found the truth is far murkier...
21:34, 2019-05-21

NASA spots mysterious pyrotechnics in the Fireworks Galaxy NASA’s NuSTAR observatory captured strange green blob of X-ray light in Galaxy NGC 6946 that appeared and disappeared in just weeks.       ...
01:00, 2019-09-06

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprints of what appears to have been Russia's latest failed bid to test its so-called 'Skyfall' missile....
08:34, 2019-08-17

Oil shippers boost security after mysterious attacks in Gulf DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A series of attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf has ratcheted up tensions between the U.S. and Iran — and raised fears over the safety of one of Asia’s most vital energy trade routes, where about a fifth of the world’s oil passes through its na...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Apple has yet to fix a mysterious iMessage bug spotted by Google researchers Next week in Las Vegas at the Black Hat security conference, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is set to give a presentation about interactionless iPhone vulnerabilities that can run without the victim taking any action at all. The talk will come on the heels of Silvanovich and a Go...
20:17, 2019-07-31

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest world ever explored” — there are both wate...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Gleyber Torres has uneven return from mysterious ailment TORONTO — Gleyber Torres returned to the lineup Sunday at shortstop when Didi Gregorius was given the day off against the Blue Jays. Torres missed the previous four games with what the Yankees are calling a core issue. “I don’t know exactly what the terminology is,’’ Aaron Boone said of his All-Star...
06:00, 2019-08-12

Mysterious Explosion That Left 33-Foot Crater In Field May Have Been... A 33-foot wide, 13-foot gouge into the earth that began in the 1940s with an Allied sortie and ended Sunday morning in a massive blast in a barley field in central Germany....
08:51, 2019-06-28

It's Sex Therapists and Mysterious Phone Calls on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Impasses, sex therapists and canceled trip--oh my! The couples on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? were all over the place in episode six of the hit TLC reality series. ......
08:34, 2019-06-03

The Fall of a Civilization: The Mysterious Collapse of the Mycenaean Bronze Age The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans have long been presumed to be a peaceful race due to ...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of supporting archaeological evidence raises some quest...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutionary rates across different hominin species, focusin...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one big new upgrade that make them far more versatile ...
18:00, 2019-07-15

Goats get emotional? Humans shouldn't be surprised – all mammals are amazing | Jules Howard Research showing goats can communicate emotion by bleating should help us build empathy with our fellow animalsWicksteed Park in Kettering is not known for its miracles, but on that day, it was if a holy statue was weeping blood. Within minutes of the incredible event beginning, a great crowd coales...
19:00, 2019-07-11

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
04:17, 2019-07-02

NASA discovers mysterious green light that quickly disappeared NASA has spotted something mysterious in deep space that it can't quite explain — bright flashes of green and blue spots that appeared and disappeared in a cosmic second....
02:00, 2019-09-07

The Mysterious Pyramid of Bomarzo: Discovering The Etruscan’s Enigmatic Past The ancient and far-reaching history of Europe is often veiled in mists of mystery. Enigmatic peoples, diverse cultures, and strange legends are all left in the past, with not a lot left behind them to assemble a proper tale. ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Russian agency says radioactive isotopes were found after mysterious explosion The Aug. 8 explosion on a platform in the White Sea off Nyonoksa caused a reported brief spike in radiation in nearby Severodvinsk.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-26

Mysterious ‘untouched’ In-N-Out burger found lying on Queens street This isn’t a nothingburger. A New York man found a pristine In-N-Out double double sitting untouched on a Queens block — and told The Post on Sunday that he’s in “shock” over the case of mystery meat. “It genuinely shook me to my core,” Lincoln Boehm, 31, sa...
08:00, 2019-07-22

Americans are cancelling trips to Dominican Republic following mysterious deaths After a string of mysterious deaths and illnesses, US tourists are rethinking plans to visit the Dominican Republic. More than 2 million Americans visit the Caribbean nation annually, but nine US tourists have died there in the last year....
16:51, 2019-06-22

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the US announced they will investigate the unusually ...
21:51, 2019-06-01

Futhark: Mysterious Ancient Runic Alphabet of Northern Europe Runes are the characters of the earliest written alphabet used by the Germanic peoples of Europe called Futhark. The runic alphabet was used within Germanic languages but primarily in Nordic countries. The word rune comes from the Norse rún which means mystery or secret. Little is known about the or...
08:17, 2019-08-30

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Couple dies of mysterious illness during vacation in Fiji, family says "They knew something was going on in their body and were able to get to the hospital," a relative said of David and Michelle Paul of Fort Worth.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-05

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises to five The death toll from a mysterious vaping illness has now risen to five, the Los Angeles Times reported. The sickness linked to vaping, which includes symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath and vomiting, has sprung up in 450 cases across the country, puzzling health officials. Though vaping has...
19:00, 2019-09-07

Gigantic, mysterious radiation leak traced to facility in Russia In 2017, atmospheric radiation spiked to as much as 100 times that seen during the Fukushima disaster. Now the source has been traced to a facility in Russia...
19:34, 2019-07-31

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
07:00, 2019-06-21

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paralysis in otherwise healthy kids, officials at the Ce...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Curiosity rover spots mysterious light flash on Mars A new image from NASA's Curiosity Rover shows a strange glowing light above the Red Planet's surface.       ...
20:34, 2019-06-20

Mysterious lizard found inside 125-million-year-old dinosaur Researchers have found the fossilized remains of a new species of lizard inside the stomach of a small flying dinosaur known as a microraptor. Known as Indrasaurus wangi (after an ancient Hindu legend), the lizard was found almost entirely complete, SWNS reports. The lizard was swallowed whole, head...
04:00, 2019-07-13

Mysterious ancient ‘rock columns’ 2,500 years older than Stonehenge Archaeologists are finally teaming up to solve the mystery surrounding a prehistoric megalith site in Armenia known as the “Armenian Stonehenge”. Bnorran Historic-Cultural NGO and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography will be working together despite their differences of opinion o...
05:17, 2019-08-01

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious wealth could be explained by a ponzi scheme The mystery source of Jeffrey Epstein’s wealth could be buried in a 1980s fraud case resurfacing as the billionaire financier faces a slew of sex-trafficking charges. For years, Epstein’s old boss, and former owner of The New York Post, Steven Hoffenberg, has claimed that Epstein was his...
17:17, 2019-07-13

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
16:51, 2019-05-22

3rd mysterious deep-space flash traced to host galaxy Astronomers just pinpointed the source galaxy of another fast radio burst (FRB), suggesting that these brief and bizarre cosmic blasts may not remain mysterious for much longer....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the central state of Hessen plan to hold a news conference later Monday about the death of Walter Luebcke,...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Mysterious signals from space could teach us how dark energy works Weird bursts of radio waves from space could be used to measure cosmic distances, which would help us learn about dark energy and the universe’s expansion...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Legendary Black Knights: Mysterious Medieval Entities of Neutrality Black Knights began to appear in history during the Middle Ages. Since the 13th century, a series of legends mentioning the mysterious Black Knights emerged. Although the Black Knights were said to have carried out good deeds and fought to protect cities from unjust rulers and other threats, texts r...
22:00, 2019-07-13

Mysterious comet of interstellar origin spotted zooming toward Earth From a galaxy far, far away… Astronomers believe a comet zooming in Earth’s direction could be the second interstellar object ever spotted in the solar system, according to reports Thursday. The massive space rock — which boasts the cosmically dull official name of C/2019 Q4 — was first discovered b...
07:17, 2019-09-13

Milan Fashion Week: The mysterious masked guest at Fendi Crazy ensembles and famous faces are prevalent during fashion week, but when a mysterious masked character in a wild outfit shows up, there are bound to be questions. A masked attendee was front and center at the Fendi show during Milan Fashion Week, leaving many wondering who the disguised person w...
06:34, 2019-09-21

Iraq's drought unveils 3,400-year-old palace of mysterious empire Receding wasters in the Mosul Dam reservoir have unveiled "one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the region." Researchers said the Mittani Empire is one of the least understood ancient civilizations....
04:17, 2019-06-28

Meet the mysterious restaurateur buying up prime Hamptons locales The man who is on his way to owning the most valuable waterfront property in Montauk is a Greek immigrant and restaurateur who owns three NY eateries and a construction empire — despite starting his life in America working in a factory. But not much more seems to be known about Merkourios Angeliades...
11:34, 2019-08-12

Mysterious, newly discovered comet is probably an interstellar visitor, scientists believe Fresh off the excitement about Oumuaua, the first interstellar object discovered in our solar system, researchers have discovered what they believe is the second interstellar object....
16:51, 2019-09-13

Mysterious Orange Bird Just a Regular Gull Covered in Curry or Something In an incident that an animal welfare organization in Britain described as the “strangest casualty circumstances” it’s seen in some time, a bizarre-looking orange bird that was brought to its hospital for treatment turned out to be herring gull that had somehow wound up covered in either curry or tu...
17:34, 2019-07-08

Wii Fit redux: Nintendo shows mysterious exercise ring for the Switch That is not a good exercise outfit... [credit: Nintendo ] Remember the Wii Fit Balance Board? Twelve years ago, Nintendo released a device that looked like a bathroom scale but actually act...
01:00, 2019-09-06

The Mysterious Energy Drink Sponsoring America’s F1 Team Tastes Like Ass A while back, Jalopnik’s own Alanis King and Elizabeth Blackstock looked in to Formula One’s strangest sponsor, Rich Energy. If you’re baffled as to how a come-out-of-nowhere energy drink that’s difficult to find (at best) can sponsor an F1 team, you’re not alone. Amid the facts and figures in that ...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
20:34, 2019-06-05

New details revealed about Aaron Paul’s mysterious ‘Westworld’ character Westworld fans have been pretty stoked about the return of the hit sci-fi HBO series for a while now, but particularly since the first Season 3 trailer dropped earlier this year and fans were introduced to the fact that Aaron Paul would be playing some sort of mysterious character. In a new intervie...
20:51, 2019-07-18

German bank loses €1.5 million in mysterious cashout of EMV cards Brazilian criminal gang cloned Mastercard debit cards issued by German bank OLB and withdrew more than €1.5 million from about 2,000 of its customers....
11:51, 2019-09-03

Mysterious medieval skeleton at Prague Castle reveals its secrets Archaeologists are shedding new light on a mysterious medieval skeleton that was discovered buried with a sword, ax and knives at Prague Castle during the 1920s....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Florida panthers, bobcat afflicted by mysterious stumbling disorder A video from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows the affected panthers walking abnormally, mostly kittens. Trail cameras in three counties identified eight endangered panthers and one bobcat walking with a hitch in their step....
04:51, 2019-08-22

No, someone hasn’t cracked the code of the mysterious Voynich manuscript [Updated] Enlarge / Composed circa 1420, the 240-page Voynich manuscript is considered by scholars to be the most interesting and mysterious document ever found. (credit: Photo12/UIG/Getty Images) [Update May 17, 2019: The University of Bristol released a statement today retracting its press release claimi...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to e-cigarettes, and there are no...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Did Egyptians spur innovation by mysterious biblical kingdom 3,000 years ago? A mysterious kingdom from Biblical times that underwent a major technological transformation almost 3,000 years ago might have been influenced by the Egyptians....
12:00, 2019-09-19

Endangered Florida panthers suffering from mysterious, crippling illness Mystery surrounds what’s crippling panthers in Florida after footage showed some of the beasts struggling to walk. Wildlife experts from the southern state have confirmed at least nine are known to have developed problems moving about — but many more could be afflicted. The endangered an...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Who Were the Mysterious Neolithic People That Enabled the Rise of Ancient Egypt? To many, ancient Egypt is synonymous with the pharaohs and pyramids of the Dynastic period starting about 3,100 BC. ...
18:51, 2019-08-02

The Evolution of Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes' Mysterious Relationship Slowly but surely, Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx emerged from their relationship cocoon. Alas, too much time out in the open didn't work for the famously private pair. The pair......
04:34, 2019-08-20

A mysterious sickness has killed nearly 100 children in India. Could litchi fruit be the cause? Doctors describe the illness as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, or AES, which is characterized by the rapid onset of fever combined with disorientation and seizures....
15:51, 2019-06-17

China finds mysterious ‘shiny gel’ on dark side of moon China’s Chang’e-4 lunar rover, which successfully landed on the moon in January, has found something rather strange and perplexing — an oddly colored “gel-like” substance that can’t yet be explained. According to Our Space, a Chinese government-sanctioned publication th...
20:34, 2019-09-05

Mysterious hammerhead shark spotted off Irish coast for first time ever A hammerhead shark, a shark that generally resides in warm, tropical waters, has been spotted off the Irish coast for the first time, baffling researchers....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Mysterious Megalithic Monument Found at Carrowmore is Unlike Anything Seen in Ireland In Ireland, archaeologists have found a remarkable monument in the heart of the extensive Stone Age complex of Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in Sligo.  ...
18:51, 2019-06-15

Epstein accuser files petition to identify her mysterious ‘recruiter’ The woman who says she was just 15 when pedophile Jeffrey Epstein forcibly raped her asked a Manhattan court on Thursday to make Epstein reveal the identity of the woman who “recruited” her into the multi-millionaire’s alleged harem of underage women. Jennifer Araoz, who claims Eps...
15:17, 2019-08-09

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
16:51, 2019-05-21

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
22:51, 2019-07-24

Savage tick-clone armies are sucking cows to death; experts fear for humans Enlarge / Engorged Haemaphysalis longicornis female tick. (credit: Commonsource) Ravenous swarms of cloned ticks have killed a fifth cow in North Carolina by exsanguination—that is, by draining it of blood—the state’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services warned this week. Experts fear t...
15:34, 2019-07-12

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies Chris Kraft developed NASA's Mission Control system and was a key figure in the Apollo program. NASA described his "legendary" work as critical to advancing crewed space flight....
15:34, 2019-07-23

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the company told The Verge. “Additionally, as part of ...
16:51, 2019-08-02

After a mysterious death, an indigenous tribe fights to protect the wild Amazon Deep in the heart of the Amazon, Ajareaty Waiapi performs one of her tribe's most traditional rituals. The tribal chief crushes blood red urucum seeds into a thick paste and generously applies it to her face, bare chest and torso. The mixture protects her skin from the sun and insects. It's also bel...
18:00, 2019-08-27

Brain scans hint the mysterious 'sonic attack' in Cuba was real US diplomats in Havana reported a mysterious illness in 2016, but it was unclear if the effects were psychosomatic. Now scans suggest their brains have changed...
00:34, 2019-07-24

The Milky Way’s supermassive black hole just produced a brilliant, mysterious flash Like many galaxies, our own Milky Way is believed to revolve around a supermassive black hole. The location of the black hole, a feature known to astronomers as Sagittarius A* (pronounced “Sagittarius A star”) isn’t easily visible from Earth, but scientists can still catch a glimps...
09:00, 2019-08-13

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report on Russia’s election interference, the Senate Intelligence Committee sent a letter to a ...
05:17, 2019-06-06

Mysterious sea creature spotted on beach draws 'Alien' comparison: 'Fascinating!' A woman taking an evening stroll on a beach in the United Kingdom came across a mysterious pale-blue creature she would later learn was a so-called “buoy barnacle,” an unusual and reportedly rarely-seen crustacean. ...
22:00, 2019-08-19

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette product use or “vaping.” Between June 28 and August 15, ...
04:00, 2019-08-20

Mysterious heat spot in Korean border river turns out to be a defector Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a South Korean thermal observation device identified a mysterious heat spot floating down the Imjin River on the North Korean border....
06:51, 2019-08-02

Mysterious Mass Grave Found in Wales May Contain Bodies of Vikings’ Slaves Archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious mass grave dating back 1,600 years in Wales containing the remains of 86 individuals.  ...
06:34, 2019-08-05

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ultimately dying. Michelle and David Paul, who had only been in Fiji for a couple of days before fal...
05:34, 2019-06-08

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even the Mayans. ...
15:17, 2019-08-09

The Phoenicians: Mysterious Merchant Mariners Whose Inventions Impacted the World Forever The Phoenicians were an ancient people who once ruled the Mediterranean. Despite little being known about them as very few of their inscriptions have survived, their legacy has had an enormous impact on the world, which is still felt today. ...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Gets Even More Intriguing Thanks to Mysterious Kyber Crystals Kyber crystals don’t only make up the heart of a Jedi’s lightsaber, now they’re the focus of one of the best mysteries in Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.Read more......
01:51, 2019-06-20

Rare extra bone could be source of Andrew Luck’s mysterious injury You probably have never heard of the Os Trigonum, and the odds you have one are slim. But Andrew Luck does have this extra little bone behind his left ankle, according to the Indianapolis Star, which suggests the “triangle bone” could be the source of the Indianapolis Colts quarterback&#...
20:51, 2019-08-14

U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs....
13:34, 2019-09-20

Mysterious one-legged skeleton discovered in Russia may be Napoleon’s favorite general Archaeologists in Russia recently discovered a one-legged skeleton buried beneath a dance floor that may solve a 207-year-old mystery about the final resting place of Napoleon’s favorite general....
01:51, 2019-08-30

Russian seamen who died in mysterious navy submarine accident are buried The 14 Russian seamen who died in a fire on one of the navy's research submersibles earlier this week were laid to rest in St. Petersburg on Saturday....
15:17, 2019-07-06

Leaker says a mysterious new Samsung phone will be even more exciting than the Galaxy Fold and Note 10 After teasing that smartphone design will see some sort of breakthrough in the second half of the year, and after telling us the Galaxy Note 10 will not be a Galaxy S10 lookalike, the world’s top Samsung insider is back with a new cryptic message. He says the most “creative” new Sa...
19:34, 2019-05-21

NASA spots mysterious flashes of green and blue from faraway galaxy The NuSTAR X-ray observatory was looking at the Fireworks galaxy (NGC 6946) and saw multiple blobs of blue and green light that appeared and disappeared within weeks, according to a new study....
00:34, 2019-09-07

Watch: Mysterious White Foam Comes Out Of Manholes, Covers Entire Road Residents were left stunned when white foam emerged from three manholes in the Chinese city of Xi'an on Tuesday afternoon, covering 200 meters of the road....
07:00, 2019-05-25

Russia honors 'national heroes' killed in mysterious rocket blast Russia has bestowed posthumous awards on five nuclear experts and "national heroes" who died in a mysterious explosion at sea during a rocket engine test, authorities said on Sunday....
01:00, 2019-08-12

Wild New Theory Blames a Disintegrating Moon for Star’s Mysterious Dimming Of the nearly 1 million stars chronicled by the Kepler telescope, few have captured as much attention as KIC 8462852, otherwise known as Boyajian’s Star. New research suggests its sporadic dimming is not caused by swarms of comets or an alien megastructure, but rather an abandoned exomoon caught in ...
08:17, 2019-09-18

China finds mysterious and strange 'shiny gel' on dark side of the Moon China's Chang'e-4 lunar rover, which successfully landed on the Moon in January, has found something rather strange and perplexing — an oddly colored "gel-like" substance that can't yet be explained....
01:17, 2019-09-04

Mysterious 'Earthquake mountain' swallowed up by ocean, NASA images show Zalzala Koh may be out of sight for now, but that does not mean it is completely gone. In 2019, hints of the island persist in Landsat imagery. As recently as June 2019, Landsat observed trails of sediment circulating around the submerged base. The series of images above shows the island in April an...
22:17, 2019-07-05

The Mysterious Ingenue and Siren Who Wowed 19th-Century Readers With Her Verse “L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated ‘Female Byron,’” by Lucasta Miller, analyzes the work and career of the now obscure poet....
23:00, 2019-05-24

China's Giant Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signals From Deep Space Chinese astronomers have detected repeated fast radio bursts (FRB), mysterious signals believed to be from a source about 3 billion light years from the Earth....
13:00, 2019-09-09

Man dies of mysterious head injury following Dave Matthews Band concert Darcy Smith left her souvenir T-shirt behind at a Dave Matthews Band concert near St. Louis last week and her husband Jasen went back to their seats to retrieve it. The next time she saw him he was unconscious and being treated by paramedics. He was bleeding from one of his ears. The father of 10-ye...
13:17, 2019-05-23

Lost Artifacts of the Great Pyramid: The Mysterious Case of the Dixon Relics There is a certain perception of the Great Pyramid as an utterly void arrangement of empty halls and chambers, strangely bereft of artifacts and inscriptions that might offer clues to its construction.  ...
21:51, 2019-05-30

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
07:51, 2019-09-13

Mysterious signals from space traced to galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away This is the first time ever that scientists have been able to find the exact location of a non-repeating fast radio burst (FRB) and it's a step closer to finding out what produces them....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Hubble Space Telescope Finds Mysterious Black Hole Disc Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a disc very close to a starving black hole - something that should not be there - based on current astronomical theories....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Deputy’s Son Arrested in Mysterious, Year-Old Death of D.J. Broadus but Not Charged With Murder Twenty-one minutes after D.J. Broadus was shot in the back of the head at the remote Florida home of a well-connected Florida law enforcement family, investigators knew who shot him. The person allegedly responsible for Broadus’ death admitted it ... on tape. He was even taken into police custody. T...
03:51, 2019-05-22

Mysterious Adolf Hitler bust found in French Senate basement A bust of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler has been found in the basement of the French Senate, a secret kept for 75 years, according to a startling investigation from French newspaper Le Monde. ...
19:34, 2019-09-05

Dozens of dogs have died in recent days from a mysterious illness in Norway The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has found that 25 dogs have died from the illness as of Sunday, which has caused vomiting and bloody diarrhea.        ...
19:34, 2019-09-09

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
23:34, 2019-07-09

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Mysterious Glass Beads in Clams Point to Ancient Meteorite Strike Near Florida Since their discovery 13 years ago, scientists have puzzled over the origin of tiny glass beads found inside ancient clam shells. New evidence suggests they’re microtektites—a byproduct of meteorite impacts—marking the first time these celestial remnants have been found hiding in old clam shells.Rea...
10:51, 2019-07-24

Florida panthers suffering from mysterious disorder affecting their ability to walk, officials say An inexplicable crippling disorder appears to be affecting some Florida panthers and bobcats, puzzling wildlife officials who are working to determine what is ailing these endangered animals. ...
01:17, 2019-08-22

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, astronomers have finally managed to pinpoint the galactic origin of a one-off FRB—but its unexpected lo...
08:17, 2019-06-28

Russia holds memorial service for nuclear workers killed in mysterious accident Russia held a memorial service on Monday for five scientists killed in a mysterious explosion last week after an official at their research institute suggested they had been working on developing a small nuclear reactor....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states. On September 11, the Trump administration announced it's pushing forward a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol flavors,...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Speedrunners Baffled By Mysterious Stranger Sending Silent Hill 2 Puzzle Solutions One of the challenges of speedrunning Silent Hill 2 is getting past the game’s puzzles. Puzzles are semi-randomly generated and will change on each playthrough. In the past week, a mysterious stranger has been slipping into speedrunners’ Twitch chats and revealing future puzzle solutions to them. It...
11:17, 2019-08-09

Pompeo and Kushner head to Bilderberg Meeting, a mysterious gathering of the global elite The involvement of key Trump administration members may spark criticism from those who view the meetings as nefarious gatherings of the global elite....
18:51, 2019-05-30

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls – kept a mysterious safe there inside its main residence....
03:34, 2019-07-13

Russia honours 'national heroes' killed in mysterious nuclear rocket blast Five scientists died during suspected secret testing of a nuclear-powered crusie missile Russia has bestowed posthumous awards and praised as “national heroes” five nuclear scientists who died in a mysterious explosion at sea during a rocket engine test.Officials have been drip-feeding information a...
06:00, 2019-08-12

4,000-Year-Old Burial Revealed on Welsh Island Linked to Mysterious Druid Sorcerers Excavations are underway on the 4,000-year-old Bronze Age burial cairn known as ‘Bryn Celli Ddu Bach’ on the British island of Anglesey, located off the north coast of Wales. Anglesey is famous for its association with the Druids, a mysterious order of Celtic sorcerers, healers and astrologers.  The...
19:51, 2019-06-29

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
15:17, 2019-07-17

MH370 had 'mysterious' 200-pound load added to flight list after takeoff: report Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had a "mysterious" addition to the flight list after takeoff, according to an engineer whose wife and two children were aboard the ill-fated aircraft when it disappeared in 2014....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities say....
14:34, 2019-09-06

Mysterious radiation cloud over Europe traced to secret Russian nuclear accident A vast cloud of nuclear radiation that spreadover continental Europe in 2017 has been traced to an unacknowledged nuclear accident in southern Russia, according to an international team of scientists....
22:34, 2019-07-31

US intel assessment says mysterious Russian explosion was not from testing nuclear-powered missile U.S. intelligence says the explosion off Russia's northern coast occurred during a mission to recover a nuclear-powered missile from the ocean floor....
22:51, 2019-08-29

Mysterious 'fast radio burst' traced back to its home galaxy for first time ever Three and a half billion years ago, a mysterious object on the edge of a distant galaxy spewed forth an intensely bright, vanishingly brief burst of radio energy that shot across the universe....
00:01, 2019-06-29

Mysterious Indus Valley people gave rise to modern-day South Asians Ancient DNA evidence reveals that the people of the mysterious and complex Indus Valley Civilization are genetically linked to modern South Asians today....
21:34, 2019-09-09

Mysterious disease that has killed nearly two dozen dogs in Norway has officials racing for answers A mysterious dog illness in Norway has killed nearly two dozen of the pets in recent days, with dozens more falling ill across the country as authorities race to find the cause, officials said....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
09:17, 2019-07-04

Mysterious Grecian benefactor footing legal fees for Jennifer Dulos’ accused hubby The estranged hubby of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos is having his legal fees covered by mysterious benefactor in Greece, lawyers for her family claimed this week. Richard Weinstein, an attorney representing Jennifer’s mother, Manhattanite Gloria Farber, demanded in a Thursday court m...
01:17, 2019-08-25

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products....
13:34, 2019-09-08

Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near site of mysterious military explosion Civilians of two northern Russian cities flocked to pharmacies Friday to purchase large quantities of iodine after a Russian rocket engine mysteriously exploded in the area Thursday....
22:17, 2019-08-09

Russia's secret nuclear-powered cruise missile may have been factor in mysterious blast that killed at least 5 The mysterious explosion in northern Russia on Thursday that left at least five people dead and unleashed a radiation spike may have involved a secret, new nuclear-powered cruise missile touted by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year as a weapon that would render NATO's American-led missile de...
01:17, 2019-08-13

Watch: 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek to undergo second round of chemotherapy: 'Cancer is mysterious' "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek announced on "Good Morning America" Tuesday that he has to undergo a second round of chemotherapy to deal with his stage 4 pancreatic cancer....
19:51, 2019-09-17

Hundreds of skeletons have been found in a mysterious Himalayan lake. A new analysis shows that some of them died 1,000 years apart. Atish Waghwase An abandoned lake in the Himalayan mountains is the final resting place of up to 800 skeletons. Human remains were first discovered in Roopkund Lake, or "Skeleton Lake," during World War II. A new DNA analysis found that the bodies were from three distinct groups of people who died i...
02:51, 2019-09-05

Vatican begins examination of bones found in cemetery in a bid to solve mysterious disappearance of girl The Vatican is making yet another effort to solve the mystery of the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee after bones were found at a Vatican City cemetery last week....
20:34, 2019-07-20

Jeffrey Epstein got documents claiming he raped 15-year-old day before mysterious jail cell injury Jennifer Araoz says she was 15 years old or younger when Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, assaulted her....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Scottish Prof Links Mysterious Pictish Symbols and Distant Gobekli Tepe Signs The Picts were an ancient race of people who from at least the 1st century AD dominated the northern territories of what is known today as Scotland. ...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Kremlin critic Navalny points blame at Russian authorities for mysterious allergic reaction Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday questioned whether Russian authorities were to blame for a mysterious allergic reaction that left him hospitalized....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Mysterious Russian Nuclear Explosion Upgraded From Weird to Baffling Amid Evacuation Confusion Russia military officials issued conflicting reports this week about whether residents in areas near a mysterious nuclear explosion must evacuate.Read more......
08:17, 2019-08-14

Russian Health Officials Blame 'Fukushima Crabs' for Cesium-137 Exposure After Mysterious Accident A doctor who treated survivors of a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia was told that the radioactive isotope cesium-137 must have made its way into their body due to “Fukushima crabs,” according to CNN.Read more......
21:51, 2019-08-24

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms At least three people have died from a mysterious lung disease linked to vaping that continues to perplex health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday....
01:34, 2019-09-07

Jeffrey Epstein had mysterious passport, 'piles of cash,' and 'dozens of diamonds' in home safe: prosecutors Financier Jeffrey Epstein had a variety of items in a safe at his multi-story mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that included a bogus passport and "dozens of diamonds," prosecutors revealed Monday as a judge said the registered sex offender will remain for bars as he mulls whether to grant...
21:17, 2019-07-15

Rise of deadly, mysterious lung illness bolsters calls for banning or strictly regulating e-cigarettes The spread of a mysterious, deadly lung illness linked to vaping is reinvigorating critics of e-cigarettes who want the government to take a much tougher stance on the devices by enacting an outright ban or limiting flavors....
09:34, 2019-09-11

Mysterious vaping illnesses are causing life-threatening lung injuries and death. Here’s what we know about the people who have been affected so far. Shutterstock Between June 28 and September 6, there have been 450 total possible cases of vape-related lung illness, according to the CDC. Five have resulted in death. Both a lack of FDA regulation and the sheer number of different e-cigarettes and juices on the market have made it difficult for he...
19:34, 2019-09-09

Meet the 'giant elephant trunks,' mysterious cosmic structures 10 times bigger than the 'pillars of creation' Ursa Major, the Tadpole Galaxy, the Crab Nebula — when it comes to naming objects in space, it sometimes seems like astronomers wish they'd gone into zoology. Continuing in this long tradition, a researcher has recently identified mammoth column-shaped structures carved from gas and dust that he has...
12:17, 2019-09-05

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. ...
19:17, 2019-08-20

Astronomers Spot Mysterious, 10-Million-Light-Year-Long Magnetic Field Connecting Two Galaxy Clusters Scientists have detected radio waves emanating from the space between a pair of galaxy clusters—evidence of intergalactic magnetic fields and fast-moving particles in the space between these giant galactic assemblages.Read more......
11:17, 2019-06-07

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
06:34, 2019-08-03

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
00:17, 2019-06-20

Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Tessa Thompson pitched 'Humans in Black' At the New York premiere of "Men in Black: International," actress Tessa Thompson reveals her alternative title pitches, while Chris Hemsworth says he's excited to step into a new franchise. (June 12)        ...
12:51, 2019-06-12

New advisory warns of the dangers posed to pregnant women and children by marijuana; mysterious lung disease linked to vaping investigated in more than 20 states (NBC News)  The U.S. Surgeon General has issued new warnings targeting the use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes. The new health advisory from Surgeon General Jerome Adams warns that marijuana use can have harmful effects on a teen’s developing brain, as well as a growing fetus. “We...
11:34, 2019-08-30

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly grey surface is littered with clapped-out robots, sp...
15:51, 2019-07-19

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s just because the deity associated with the Midas Monument is usually known by another name. ...
05:51, 2019-09-11

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei be able to buy hardware components and license operating systems like Android until the matters are r...
17:34, 2019-05-22

Meet the 'cat-fox,' a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species The 'cat-fox,' a mysterious feline that roams the French island of Corsica, may be a new species, according to wildlife officials.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-20

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face A mysterious 4,000-year-old grave has been unearthed in Kazakhstan and inside are a young male and female buried in an odd manner — they're facing each other....
18:34, 2019-08-02

More mysterious 'jars of the dead' have been unearthed in this country Archeologists in Laos have discovered 15 new sites containing over 100, 1000-year-old stone jars that may have been used for the dead.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Humans and Neanderthals Kept Breeding—and Breeding—for Ages Modern humans and Neanderthals commingled at many points in history, raising the possibility that the ancient hominins were just another version of us....
14:17, 2019-09-01

How to Have a High-End Vacation for Less You want luxury, but you don’t want to overspend for it. Here’s how to save in five popular and pricey cities without feeling deprived. (No hostels involved.)...
17:34, 2019-06-12

High And Dry Monday Unusually dry air (dewpoints in the 40s!) will make Monday very comfortable as high pressure builds in keeping it sunny with a northeast wind flowing. Monday also backs away from that summery warmth you expect in early June. Lexington usually sees highs in the low/mid 70s in early/mid May. It won...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jumped out of a plane 10,000 feet over Snohomish County on Thursday, strapped to an instructor with Skydive Snohomish. Their free-fall lasted about 30 seco...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Watch for High Water It’s been a wild week in weather thanks to a series of low-pressure systems working through the region. One is “cut-off” from the jet stream and will be slow-moving, meaning we have a few more days of rain ahead of us. The low in question originally started out as a weak wave of low pressure that f...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Investors Are Too High on the Cloud A tech sector not exposed to tariffs, trade wars or domestic political scrutiny sounds almost too good to be true. At current valuations, it just might be....
15:17, 2019-06-05

Terrorism on the High Seas Julie Salamon’s “An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer” recounts an episode that introduced Americans to terrorism long before 9/11....
11:51, 2019-06-18

The top foods high in zinc Zinc plays a vital role in many functions in the body, including growth. Learn about which foods contain the most zinc here. We also cover vegetarian and vegan options....
09:34, 2019-08-01

AP Was There: US troops in high spirits on eve of D-Day This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don" landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division....
12:51, 2019-06-02

High school sports on the decline (NBC News) Every afternoon Maleik Faust is on the field, practicing plays at Harding University High in Charlotte, North Carolina. “It’s fun,” Faust says. Still, like many high schools across the country his team is shrinking. “When I started 30 years ago, the participation, ...
18:00, 2019-09-14

High-Tech Diapers Test How Much More Mom and Dad Will Pay Diapers promising to soften babies’ behinds and digitally track their sleep are hitting the market. The new products also are helping P&G and Kimberly-Clark—the biggest diaper makers—lift prices....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Road Risk: Driving While High New statistics released estimate millions of Americans are hitting the highway while high. A report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says nearly 15 million Americans admit to driving within an hour of using marijuana. “Drivers have a disconnect in terms of the impairing effects on ma...
04:51, 2019-06-21

iPhone hack attacks hit new high Apple devices such as the new iPhone 11 are coming under attack from cybercriminals more than ever before, new research has found.A report from Kaspersky has discovered that iOS devices and Mac computers are becoming increasingly common targets for hackers trying to steal personal details from users...
16:51, 2019-09-12

High-tech Bundesliga: Welcome to the future Drones in training, video analysis at the click of a button and virtual security checks at the turnstiles. This season, the Bundesliga is going high tech in more ways than one....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Botswana high court decriminalises gay sex Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down, in a major victory for gay rights campaigners in Africa.Jubilant activists in the p...
13:17, 2019-06-11

High-protein vegan foods Vegans often find it difficult to eat a lot of protein, but there are many plant based sources of this nutrient, including beans, tofu, quinoa, and chickpeas. Learn more about high protein foods for vegans here. We also cover how to get enough vitamin B-12 and vitamin D on a vegan diet....
23:17, 2019-06-12

Film dubbing as high art in Germany Last night’s German Dubbing Awards ceremony honored the star voices behind foreign films dubbed into German. But what makes a nation full of polyglots so attached to watching films in their native language?...
03:17, 2019-05-25

Arizona placed on high fire danger TUCSON – The Department of Forestry and Fire Management has placed Arizona on high fire danger because of the extreme heat this week. As of Monday, there were 11 active wildfires going on throughout Arizona. Dry conditions prompted the high fire danger alert. “We still have stage one fir...
02:00, 2019-08-20

Gold Jumps to 14-Month High Prices of the precious metal climbed as mounting concerns about the health of China’s economy hit riskier commodities and tensions in the Middle East pushed investors into haven assets....
11:51, 2019-06-14

Unsold vehicles hit ten year high in May Automakers and dealers had an estimated 4,120,900 unsold vehicles on hand to open May, a 78-day supply, according to the Automotive News Data Center....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Samsung Probably Got a Lot of Wedgies In High School A lot of people are really weird about the color of text message bubbles. For some reason, unbeknownst to me, a message can somehow be more offensive if it is presented on an iPhone within a green bubble instead of a blue bubble.Read more......
05:51, 2019-08-22

Wedding registries go high-tech (NBC News) According to a new study from the wedding-planning website The Knot and data pulled from The Knot Registry, cash registries have gone up year after year, and are now bringing in about $1,800 for the average wedding. “When guests see what you will actually spend money on, they’...
04:34, 2019-05-31

Cupra considering high-performance 'R' models News 4 Sep, 2019 Cupra's line-up is set to rapidly expand by the end of 2020, with more extreme 'R' variants potentially on the way...
17:51, 2019-09-04

A Memorable Vacation With Really High Highlights The couple met in New York. Two years later, they were engaged during a holiday trip to Germany. They celebrated in the Swiss Alps, where they met a helpful friend....
05:51, 2019-08-25

Causes of high blood pressure and a low pulse High blood pressure with a low pulse has causes that include problems with heart circulation and some medicines. Treatment will depend on the reasons for this rare condition. Learn more here....
07:34, 2019-09-19

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here are five things that will keep you from making a clean break....
08:17, 2019-06-15

When Low-Alcohol Wine Is a High Priority Our headache-prone wine columnist seeks out wines that clock in no higher than 12% alcohol—for the sake of pleasure, not piety. Here are her top five bottles....
14:51, 2019-06-06

High Line celebrates 10 years with new art The popular elevated High Line park in Manhattan is expanding with a new section, called the Spur, which includes an open plaza with space for large artwork. (June 5)        ...
16:34, 2019-06-05

Joe Biden Has Been in High-Pressure Debates Before. But Never Like This For Joe Biden, the déjà vu is real. An unpopular, scandal-plagued incumbent President. Tax cuts that aren’t being felt in the middle class. A restless public that has lost faith in its institutions and is looking for alternatives. A confrontation with Iran. America’s self-i...
19:34, 2019-06-27

EU nations aim high with plan to tax air travel The Netherlands and France are trying to convince fellow European nations at a conference in The Hague to end tax exemptions on jet fuel and plane tickets, as part of a drive to make the EU carbon neutral by 2050....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Why the high street still isn't doing enough for customers with disabilities After the failure to recruit a ‘disability champion’ for the fashion industry, activists argue that more should be done to earn the ‘purple pound’In December, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced that the government was recruiting si...
17:34, 2019-06-18

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The phenomenon could upend Colombia's push for lasting peace....
22:51, 2019-06-27

High-tech home buying (NBC News) More young buyers are ready to buy their first home, and their reliance on technology is changing the game. According to Michael Booe of Helen Adams Realty, those younger clients often want to speed the process with virtual home tours, using cell phone video. “People are definitely ...
23:51, 2019-08-09

UK records hottest day of year and could hit new high of 39C Writtle in Essex was hottest on Wednesday at 34.3C; highest on record was 38.5C in 2003Britain experienced the hottest day of the year – so far – on Wednesday, and temperatures are anticipated to break records again on Thursday.The Met Office said the highest temperature recorded on Wednesday was 34...
21:34, 2019-07-24

CHEAP: Fly high with $350 off this DJI Spark drone After watching Avengers: Endgame, I’d totally understand if you want to gain flying abilities.. Unfortunately, we can’t help you with a superpower injection, but we’ve got a super flying deal for you. You can get DJI Spark Sky Blue Quadcopter Drone for just $299, down from $649.  The drone has a 12-...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed. The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role in two fatal crashes....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Colts GM says Luck now has high-ankle problem Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard said quarterback Andrew Luck's calf strain has become a high-ankle issue. He said the team is still unsure about Luck's availability for the Sept. 8 season opener against the Chargers....
14:00, 2019-08-14

How students are learning about 9/11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the school, says he has a very clear memory of exactly where he was on this day. Bogard says, “I ...
18:51, 2019-09-12

The Kia Telluride is surprisingly high-tech and stylish (for a Kia) For better or worse, automakers are categorized. BMW makes luxury cars, and Honda makes cars that last forever. Porsche builds cars that go fast while the driver wears black driving gloves. As for Kia, it's been placed in the "cheap, small car"......
20:17, 2019-08-13

Pat Shurmur gives Giants high marks for OTA attendance There were a few excused absences. An occasional player not being present. But otherwise, the Giants had near-perfect attendance for their voluntary organized team activities this spring, a departure from recent years, when players such as Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon were no-shows. “I do th...
17:34, 2019-06-12

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Leica's V-Lux 5 is a high-end, travel-friendly camera Leica isn't exactly known for offering cameras that both offer long-zoom lenses and a relatively affordable price, but it's ready to bend those rules a bit. The company has introduced the V-Lux 5, an upscale rebadge of Panasonic's FZ-1000 II long-zo......
04:51, 2019-07-11

How to Choose a High-Yield Savings Account There are plenty of places worth investing your money for long-term growth. But what about short-term savings? Shouldn’t you be able to earn a little something extra on that, too?...
20:00, 2019-06-17

High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed LiFi available on Air France and KLM flights. The French tech company will equip a reproduction of a......
13:17, 2019-06-12

How teachers combat high-tech cheating Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using technology to cheat in class. Here's how teachers are trying to stop it.       ...
04:34, 2019-08-17

Oil Drops as U.S. Stockpiles Swell to 22-Month High Oil prices fell sharply after a report showed U.S. crude-oil inventories surged last week to their highest level since July 2017 and domestic oil production rose toward another record....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany came in for praise....
10:34, 2019-06-19

High dining coming to Billionaires’ Row skyscrapers What’s better than living in one of those fancy skyscrapers on Billionaires’ Row? A dinner that’s just an elevator ride away — at a private restaurant helmed by a Michelin-starred chef. In September, world-famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten will open a residents-only restaurant at 220 Central Par...
03:17, 2019-08-05