Sun, 2 Feb 2014 06:47:33 GMT
(image) Punxsutawney Phil is set to make his famous groundhog forecast early Sunday, and in a winter like this one, more folks than usual may be hoping he doesn’t see his shadow.
Sun, 2 Feb 2014 05:18:09 GMTA large piece of metal that may have come from an aircraft plunged through the roof and ceiling of a house in northern Virginia.
Sat, 1 Feb 2014 03:31:47 GMT
(image) The dying wish of an Ohio motorcycle aficionado that he be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson was fulfilled by his family -- although it wasn't easy. Billy Standley's body was prepped by five embalmers with a metal back brace and straps, The Dayton Daily News reported.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:46:08 GMTA New York hiker was trapped near the peak of one of Hawaii’s volcanoes for two days as a fast-moving winter storm pummeled the island summit this week with blizzard-like conditions, according to the National Park Service.
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:50:57 GMTIt may be the soundtrack of consumer frustration, but a piece of “hold music” written in 1989 and used by Cisco Systems is catching on with techies and music fans alike.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:45:27 GMTA man was arrested Wednesday after police found at least 300 pythons slithering around inside his Southern California home.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:13:06 GMT
(image) A 42-year-old electrician in California developed star-shaped cataracts in his eyes after a serious work-related accident caused electricity to run through his body, according to a new report of the case.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:37:28 GMT
(image) The Olympic men's curling team from Norway is currently ranked fourth in the world, but its uniform pants remain a clear No. 1. (in visual volume, at least).
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:35:00 GMT
(image) China has an estimated 591 million Internet users, the most of any country. On Tuesday, much of its Web traffic was redirected to IP addresses that belonged to a company that, as of last year, was located in a single, 1,700-square foot home located in a quiet neighborhood in Cheyenne, Wyo., according to The New York Times.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:24:44 GMT
(image) A mystery rock on Mars that suddenly appeared in front of NASA's Opportunity rover may look like a tasty donut, but it is like nothing ever seen on the Martian surface before.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 20:11:45 GMT
(image) Sloths are the quintessential couch potatoes of the rainforest, and these sluggish tree-dwellers also serve as a hotel for moths and algae. Three-toed sloths descend from the trees once a week to defecate, providing a breeding ground for moths that live in the animals' fur and nourishing gardens of algae that supplement the sloths' diet, new research finds.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:08:38 GMT
(image) NerdWatch: Dr. Peter Walters is a researcher at the University of West England working on human-centered design. One of his most unusual creations is a robot that ingests garbage - human-waste - and converts it to energy. (NBCNews.com)
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:13:55 GMT
(image) Introducing a new rule: While you walk, put the phone away. A new study shows that walking while mindlessly tap-tap-tapping away on your phone actually changes your gait, causing you to move more slowly (which annoys everyone around you).
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:00:47 GMT
(image) Jelly Belly debuted its latest flavor over the weekend: Draft Beer.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 22:51:38 GMT
(image) A 27-year-old mom in Austin, Texas, is outraged that she was told by Victoria's Secret employees that she couldn’t feed her crying infant son in the lingerie store.