2 weeks ago - Cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center found that sedentary behaviors may lower cardiorespiratory fitness levels. New evidence suggests that two hours of sedentary behavior can be just as harmful as 20 minutes of exercise is beneficial. The study, published in today's online ...
2 weeks ago - If you think there have been more earthquakes than usual this year, you're right. A new study finds there were more than twice as many big earthquakes in the first quarter of 2014 as compared with the average since 1979. "We have recently experienced a period that has had one of the ...
2 weeks ago - If a picture is worth 1,000 words, how much are two pictures worth, especially if they show an odd-looking, allegedly descending light heading to the surface of Mars? These are real pictures, taken by the Curiosity rover -- some reports say it took place on June 23, but according ... 5
2 weeks ago - After analyzing thousands of wild chimp-to-chimp gestures, University of St Andrews researchers believe that they have translated the meanings of 36 chimpanzee gestures that are used to communicate. According to the researchers, this is the first time that another animal communication ...
2 weeks ago - IT HAS been called a bruise on the sky – a curious cold spot in the afterglow of the big bang that has sparked wild cosmic theories attributing it to a run-in with another universe or a wrinkle in space-time. Now it seems the answer may be a little more mundane: the biggest ...
2 weeks ago - The government office investigating UFOs in Chile has released an analysis of two high quality photos showing what appear be genuine unidentified flying objects above a remote copper mine. The office, known as the CEFAA (Committee for the Studies of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena), is ... 1
2 weeks ago - The Catholic Church recently formally recognized The International Association of Exorcists, a group of 250 priests worldwide who claim to drive demons and devils out of possessed individuals. Do You Need an Exorcism? Take the Quiz! The recognition is seen as another sign ...
2 weeks ago - Love is everywhere in the Big Easy -- literally. Hundreds of mystery signs with the word, "LOVE" printed in bold, red letters have appeared all over New Orleans over the course of seven weeks, according to WWLTV. The artists responsible planted the signs using maps from the ...
2 weeks ago - A new planet has provided scientists with the first evidence that liveable, Earth-like worlds can exist in binary, or two-star, solar systems. As half the universe's planets are in binary systems, the chances of life on other planets just got better. The new planet, dubbed ...
2 weeks ago - Three decades ago, researchers discovered that certain organic molecules become superconducting at low temperatures. This finding sparked numerous investigations into the properties of these lightweight, low-cost and easy-to-modify materials. Despite much recent progress, chemists ... 2
2 weeks ago - The Algerian World Cup team has decided to donate their team salary of $9 million they got after their Round of 16 match with Germany to the people of Gaza, revealed one of the squad's forwards. "They need it more than us," 26-year old Islam Slimani, whose club is Sporting Lisbon. ... 1
2 weeks ago - Two Russian physicists are fundraising to realize their project for wireless energy transmission once proposed by brilliant 20th-century scientist Nikola Tesla. Solar panels and an upgraded Tesla Tower could solve global energy hunger, they say. Leonid and Sergey Plekhanov, graduates ... 2
2 weeks ago - The NSA has been revealed to mark and consider potential "extremists" all users of the internet anonymizer service Tor. Among those are hundreds of thousands of privacy concerned people like journalists, lawyers and rights activists. Searching for encryption software like the ... 1
2 weeks ago - Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Cassini mission have firm evidence the ocean inside Saturn's largest moon, Titan, might be as salty as Earth's Dead Sea. The new results come from a study of gravity and topography data collected during Cassini's repeated flybys of Titan during ...
2 weeks ago - Joan Rivers calls President Obama “gay” and describes Michelle Obama with a homophobic slur in a new video. Asked by a street reporter whether a gay president or a female president will take office first, Rivers replied, “We already have it with Obama.” “You know ... 3