From savage beasts in the wild to the domesticated LOLcats we know and love today — scientists know little about how cats came to be our fine furry friends — but a feline fossil discovery is giving researchers some new insight. According to a study out of St. Louis’ Washington University, ...
A blind man who tumbled onto the NYC subway tracks along with his guide dog are alive today thanks to some quick work by a few of the city's subway riders. (Dec. 17)
According to a new study cats may have been living alongside humans as early as 5,300 years ago in Northern China.
It's another grave scientific discovery — but this time in a good way. An international team of scientists found new evidence that Neanderthals cared for their elderly and dead by intentionally burying bodies — an important sign of development and community for our much, much older cousins. (Via LiveScience) The scientists spent 13 ...
The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. (Dec. 17)
A 13-year study provides evidence that Neaderthals not only buried their dead with purpose but also cared for their elderly.
The playoffs may pay off for Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, even from the sideline. Incognito will remain on the NFL's suspended list with pay for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, a person familiar with the situation said. (Dec. 17)
The Mega Millions' jackpot has reached the second highest amount in the game's history at $586 million. Ticket holders have a one in 259 million chance of winning, but can win up to a million dollars if they get 5 out of the 6 numbers correct. (Dec. 16)
In one of his last speeches, Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Federal Reserve's willingness to make "tough but necessary decisions" was one of its greatest assets over the last 100 years. (Dec. 16)
Chinese State TV released video of the lunar probe Chane'e 3 landing on the moon. China hopes to eventually send an astronaut to the moon as well. (Dec. 16)