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“We’re monster trucking the world”
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Kobe passes Michael on list of top scoring hoopsters
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Scientists attempt to re-create how life began
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What were top sellers on iTunes in 2014?
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Can color be a hidden persuader?
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Humpbacks are invading New York City!
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How can an entire country run out of butter?
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Students stand up, rally against cyberbullying
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Youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner stresses education
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National Guard flies Santa to remote Arctic village
“We’re monster trucking the world”
From Madonna to Miley Cyrus, from Titanic to Transformers, American entertainment culture has been rolling all over the world for decades. Now, another uniquely American phenomenon with roots in the U.S. is rumbling across international boundaries on giant wheels: monster tr...
From Madonna to Miley Cyrus, from Titanic to Transformers, American entertainment culture has been rolling all over the world for decades. Now, another uniquely American phenomenon with roots in the U.S. is rumbling across international boundaries on giant wheels: monster tr...
From Madonna to Miley Cyrus, from Titanic to Transformers, American entertainment culture has been rolling all over t...
- Posted on December 19, 2014
Kobe passes Michael on list of top scoring hoopsters
Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air. The Los Angeles Lakers basketball star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's career scoring list Sunday night in a 100-94 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bryant entered the game needing nine points to pass Jorda...
Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air. The Los Angeles Lakers basketball star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's career scoring list Sunday night in a 100-94 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bryant entered the game needing nine points to pass Jorda...
Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air. The Los Angeles Lakers basketball star passed Michael Jordan for third o...
- Posted on December 19, 2014
Scientists attempt to re-create how life began
How did life on Earth begin? Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the original spark of life. The researchers zapped clay and a chemical soup with the laser to simulate the energy of a speeding asteroid smashing into the planet. ...
How did life on Earth begin? Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the original spark of life. The researchers zapped clay and a chemical soup with the laser to simulate the energy of a speeding asteroid smashing into the planet. ...
How did life on Earth begin? Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the o...
- Posted on December 18, 2014
What were top sellers on iTunes in 2014?
The soundtrack for "Frozen" and Pharrell's viral "Happy" are the year's top-selling album and song on iTunes. Apple announced that Taylor Swift's "1989," just released in October, is behind "Frozen" and rounding out the top 5 albums are Coldplay's "Ghost Stories," Sam Smith'...
The soundtrack for "Frozen" and Pharrell's viral "Happy" are the year's top-selling album and song on iTunes. Apple announced that Taylor Swift's "1989," just released in October, is behind "Frozen" and rounding out the top 5 albums are Coldplay's "Ghost Stories," Sam Smith'...
The soundtrack for "Frozen" and Pharrell's viral "Happy" are the year's top-selling album and song on iTunes. ...
- Posted on December 18, 2014
Can color be a hidden persuader?
Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces to marketing and branding. Meghan Casserly, spokeswoman for the U.S.-based organization built around the popular search engine, says Google is stil...
Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces to marketing and branding. Meghan Casserly, spokeswoman for the U.S.-based organization built around the popular search engine, says Google is stil...
Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from ...
- Posted on December 17, 2014
Humpbacks are invading New York City!
Maybe they want to sing on Broadway. Humpback whales, the gigantic, endangered mammals known for their haunting underwater songs, have been approaching New York City in greater numbers than even old salts can remember. Naturalists aboard whale-watching boats have seen...
Maybe they want to sing on Broadway. Humpback whales, the gigantic, endangered mammals known for their haunting underwater songs, have been approaching New York City in greater numbers than even old salts can remember. Naturalists aboard whale-watching boats have seen...
Maybe they want to sing on Broadway. Humpback whales, the gigantic, endangered mammals known for their hauntin...
- Posted on December 17, 2014
How can an entire country run out of butter?
When Japanese pose for pictures, instead of saying "Cheese!" some say "Butter!" These days, butter is more likely cause for frowning, since it is being rationed. Grocery stores are limiting each customer to a maximum of two packages of butter. Last week the government announ...
When Japanese pose for pictures, instead of saying "Cheese!" some say "Butter!" These days, butter is more likely cause for frowning, since it is being rationed. Grocery stores are limiting each customer to a maximum of two packages of butter. Last week the government announ...
When Japanese pose for pictures, instead of saying "Cheese!" some say "Butter!" These days, butter is more likely cau...
- Posted on December 16, 2014
Students stand up, rally against cyberbullying
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise for their efforts to fight back against online bullying. After a burst of negative posts last week on an anonymous school news app, students at Rutland High School organized a counterattack. They petitioned the creators of...
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise for their efforts to fight back against online bullying. After a burst of negative posts last week on an anonymous school news app, students at Rutland High School organized a counterattack. They petitioned the creators of...
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise for their efforts to fight back against online bullying. After a...
- Posted on December 16, 2014
Youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner stresses education
Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India this week stressed the importance of uniting people across borders and religions by educating children and freeing them from poverty. The 17-year-old Malala, who was shot in the head two ...
Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India this week stressed the importance of uniting people across borders and religions by educating children and freeing them from poverty. The 17-year-old Malala, who was shot in the head two ...
Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India this week stressed the import...
- Posted on December 15, 2014
National Guard flies Santa to remote Arctic village
Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities like coats and school supplies as well as rare treats like apples, oranges and even ice cream. "'Cause everybody loves ice cream," said 17-year-old Cheyen...
Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities like coats and school supplies as well as rare treats like apples, oranges and even ice cream. "'Cause everybody loves ice cream," said 17-year-old Cheyen...
Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessit...
- Posted on December 15, 2014
Chilled sea turtles head south for a “warm up”
Marine biologists have flown dozens of endangered sea turtles from Cape Cod, Mass., to Galveston, Texas, for treatment of hypothermia. The 50 Kemp's ridley sea turtles, a critically endangered species, were shocked by cold temperatures in the waters off New England and were ...
Marine biologists have flown dozens of endangered sea turtles from Cape Cod, Mass., to Galveston, Texas, for treatment of hypothermia. The 50 Kemp's ridley sea turtles, a critically endangered species, were shocked by cold temperatures in the waters off New England and were ...
Marine biologists have flown dozens of endangered sea turtles from Cape Cod, Mass., to Galveston, Texas, for treatmen...
- Posted on December 12, 2014
Scientist opens mummy coffin, finds more than dust
Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scientist J.P. Brown could relax. The conservator at Chicago's Field Museum and three other scientists had just used clamps and pieces of metal to create a cradle...
Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scientist J.P. Brown could relax. The conservator at Chicago's Field Museum and three other scientists had just used clamps and pieces of metal to create a cradle...
Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scie...
- Posted on December 12, 2014
“The Wonder Years” comes to the Smithsonian
Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he wore in "The Wonder Years" has became a piece of history, along with other items from the popular TV show. They were donated to the Smithsonian Institution. Costumes, studio tapes, scripts and Polaroid photos from the show ha...
Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he wore in "The Wonder Years" has became a piece of history, along with other items from the popular TV show. They were donated to the Smithsonian Institution. Costumes, studio tapes, scripts and Polaroid photos from the show ha...
Kevin Arnold's green New York Jets jacket that he wore in "The Wonder Years" has became a piece of history, along wit...
- Posted on December 11, 2014
You'll see 2015’s top color everywhere. It is…
Let's hear it for Marsala, the wine-influenced, red-kissed color of 2015, as chosen by Pantone. "Hardy, robust, satisfying, fulfilling. At the same time there's a certain glamour that's attached to this color," offered Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Colo...
Let's hear it for Marsala, the wine-influenced, red-kissed color of 2015, as chosen by Pantone. "Hardy, robust, satisfying, fulfilling. At the same time there's a certain glamour that's attached to this color," offered Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Colo...
Let's hear it for Marsala, the wine-influenced, red-kissed color of 2015, as chosen by Pantone. "Hardy, robust...
- Posted on December 11, 2014
Horses bring love and laughter to hospital patients
Though it may sound like one, this is no joke: Two miniature horses trotted into a hospital. Doctors and patients did double-takes when the equine visitors ambled down long corridors in the pediatric unit at Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. Wide-eyed youngsters hook...
Though it may sound like one, this is no joke: Two miniature horses trotted into a hospital. Doctors and patients did double-takes when the equine visitors ambled down long corridors in the pediatric unit at Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. Wide-eyed youngsters hook...
Though it may sound like one, this is no joke: Two miniature horses trotted into a hospital. Doctors and patie...
- Posted on December 10, 2014