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Hundreds Attend Flat-Earth Conference That Discussed Conspiracy Theories

The Flat-Earth Conference, the first of its kind, was recently held in Raleigh. It was attended by hundreds of people who believe the Earth to be flat.

Feature | Science November 19, 2017

Woman Who Posed With 20,000 Bees On Her Belly In Viral Maternity Shoot Suffers Stillbirth

The pregnant beekeeper in the viral maternity shoot that featured 20,000 bees covering her baby bump said she lost her unborn son. What is the possible cause of the stillbirth?

Feature | Health November 16, 2017

Child With Cancer Wants Cards For Christmas: Here's How To Send Him Early Holiday

Jacob Thompson has an incurable neuroblastoma, and he may not live until December. His family is now fast-tracking the holidays and encourages everyone to send him Christmas cards as presents.

Feature | Health November 6, 2017

Einstein's Handwritten Note On Theory Of Happiness Fetches $1.5 Million At Auction

In 1922, Albert Einstein tipped a bellboy at Imperial Hotel Japan with a handwritten note about happiness. He told the boy to keep it because its future value could surpass that of a standard tip.

Feature | Science October 25, 2017

CRISPR Gene-Editing Tool Creates Pigs With 24 Percent Less Body Fat

Using CRISPR, scientists in China created pigs with the UPC1 gene. Besides having less body fat, the genetically modified animals also have other characteristics that can benefit pig farmers.

Feature | Science October 25, 2017

Sex Change Regret: Growing Number Of Transsexuals Wants Gender Reversal Surgery

A genital reconstructive surgeon has been providing gender reversal surgery to transgender patients who regretted going through sex change procedures. Miroslav Djordjevic is also concerned over the psychiatric evaluation and counseling patients who consider gender reassignment receive.

Feature | Health October 3, 2017

Men With Wide And Square Faces More Likely To Cheat: Study

People whose face is wider and shorter as well as more square have higher sex drive. What are the physical traits of men comfortable with the idea of casual sex?

Feature | Health September 23, 2017

Missed The 2017 Solar Eclipse? US To Witness One In 2024

Eclipse chasers will not have to wait another century for another total solar eclipse. Some major U.S. cities will witness another total eclipse in April 2024.

Feature | Science August 25, 2017

Gray Whale Stranded On The Beach For Three Days Successfully Rescued

A stranded juvenile gray whale was successfully rescued back to the water. The whale was beached for 3 days but managed to stay alive with human intervention.

Feature | Science August 20, 2017

Boy Who Received Heart Transplant Dies On First Day Of School

Ohio teenager who got a new lease on life after a successful transplant collapses on the way to school. He passed away an hour later.

Feature | Health August 20, 2017

Can't Get Hold Of Solar Eclipse Glasses? Make Your Own Pinhole Projector Instead

Safe solar eclipse glasses are getting harder to find. Pinhole projectors are an easy alternative to solar eclipse glasses and you can make them using household items.

Feature | Science August 19, 2017

NASA Resupplies ISS Astronauts With Tons of Scientific Cargo And Ice Cream

ISS astronauts have received more equipment for scientific research aboard SpaceX’s Dragon capsule. NASA also rewarded their hard work with a freezer full of real ice cream.

Feature | Science August 18, 2017

Iceland Close To Eradicating Down Syndrome As Prenatal Screening Tests Detect Chromosome Abnormality During Pregnancy

Combination tests available for pregnant women in Iceland can detect the likelihood a fetus will have chromosome abnormality. Only one or two babies with Down syndrome are born in the country per year.

Feature | Health August 17, 2017

Wife Of Marine Vet Who Died From Fentanyl Overdose Wants To Know How Husband Obtained Opioid Drug

Retired Marine Lance Cpl. Hank Brandon Lee's death certificate says he died from fentanyl overdose but how did this happen? How was he able to obtain the powerful opioid painkiller while under VA's watch?

Feature | Health August 7, 2017

Majorana Fermion: Evidence Of 'Angel Particle' That Is Its Own Antiparticle Found In Lab Experiment

Researchers find first solid evidence of chiral Majorana fermions, which are particles that are also their own antiparticles. It's suggested name 'angel particle' comes from the novel 'Angels and Demons.'

Feature | Science July 22, 2017

59-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth After Decades Of Attempting To Get Pregnant

After nearly four decades of attempting to get pregnant, a 59-year-old woman finally gave birth to a baby boy. What helped Akosua Budu Amoako to have a successful pregnancy?

Feature | Health July 18, 2017

Scientists Teleport Particles To Space: Will Human Teleportation Become Possible In The Future?

A team of Chinese scientists has achieved another feat for teleporting a photon particle to space. Could science teleport humans by using the same technology soon?

Feature | Science July 15, 2017

Here Is The Reason Total Eclipse Happens Rarely

The Great American Eclipse happening in August has already caused a great hype across the continent. Find out what makes the celestial event so rare.

Feature | Science July 7, 2017

Transgender Fish: Contraceptive Pills Flushed Down Water Drains Cause Male Fish To Mutate Into Females

Male roach fish now exhibit more feminine traits, with some of them even starting to produce eggs. Chemicals present in birth control pills and other household products flushed down household drains are blamed for these changes.

Feature | Health July 4, 2017

Massive Bundle Of Joy: Indiana Woman Delivers 16-Pound Baby Boy

A family in Indiana was surprised when their expected bouncing baby boy turned out bigger than most. The newborn baby weighed 16 pounds at birth.

Feature | Health July 1, 2017

Contraceptive Use Lowers Teen Pregnancy In The US: Why It Matters

A CDC report reveals a sharp decline in teen pregnancy because of contraceptive use. Learn why efforts to prevent adolescent pregnancy are important to save lives.

Feature | Health June 24, 2017

India Government Advises Pregnant Women To Avoid Meat And Lustful Thoughts

Women in India are advised to avoid eating meat and engage in lustful thoughts during pregnancy. Doctors raised concern over the advice because of the danger it poses to pregnant women and their babies.

Feature | Health June 20, 2017

Elon Musk Wants To Link Brain And Computers: How This Can Give Humans Superpowers

Elon Musk may change humanity to avoid AI singularity. How could linking the human brain to computers push the limits of human abilities in the future?

Feature | Science June 18, 2017

How To Best Experience The Great Total Solar Eclipse

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse is happening on Aug. 21 across the United States. Here are some tips on how to make the most of the experience.

Feature | Science June 17, 2017

16.4 Million Americans Think Chocolate Milk Comes From Brown Cows, Survey Reveals

A survey commissioned by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy returns shocking results. Seven percent of Americans believe brown cows produce the chocolate milk they drink.

Feature | Culture June 16, 2017

Teen Dances In Hospital Bed Days After Successful Heart Transplant [Video]

A 15-year-old teen danced in his hospital bed barely a week after he had a heart transplant. The boy from Maryland was born with a heart defect known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Feature | Health June 13, 2017

Dog Owners, Beware: 5 Brands Of Rawhide Dog Chews Recalled As They Could Make Dogs Sick

United Pet Group has recalled five brands of rawhide dog chews that could make dogs sick because of chemicals used in the manufacturing process. Here are the affected products and brands.

Feature | Health June 12, 2017

Here's What Happens When You Throw The New Nokia 3310 From A 4th Floor Window

The Nokia 3310 reboot is tougher than most smartphones out in the market today. A series of drop tests show just how durable the 3310 is.

Feature | Tech June 4, 2017

Compression Tights: Can They Make You A Faster Runner?

Runners who want to go farther and faster during workouts believe compression clothing is a must-wear. A recently published study suggests this is just a myth.

Feature | Health June 2, 2017

Delaware-Sized Iceberg Very Close To Splitting From Antarctic Shelf: What Danger Does This Pose?

One of the biggest iceberg split is about to happen to the Larsen C ice shelf very soon. Scientists are concerned about what could happen to Antarctica afterwards.

Feature | Science June 2, 2017

Do Fathers Treat Daughters Better Than Sons? Study Shows Differences In How Dads Treat Children

Fathers treat daughters and sons differently as shown by the way they speak to and play with their kids. Researchers said the difference in parental treatments may shape the personalities of the children.

Feature | Health May 29, 2017

Watch Video Of Newborn Baby Who Tried To Walk Immediately After Birth

In a viral video, a baby in Brazil appears to walk soon after birth. While some consider this a precocious behavior, some experts offer an explanation for the newborn's stepping motion.

Feature | Health May 29, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick In Mourning After Losing His Mother In A Boating Accident, Father Seriously Injured

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick faced heartbreaking news this weekend, as his parents had a tragic boating accident. His mother lost her life, while his father is in a serious condition and receiving treatment at a local hospital.

Feature | Culture May 28, 2017

American Airlines Passenger Tries To Bite Flight Attendant, Jumps Off Plane Onto The Tarmac

An American Airlines passenger tried to bite a flight attendant, then managed to open the galley door and jump off the plane to land on the tarmac. The man faces federal charges, with a rescheduled hearing set to take place on June 1.

Feature | Culture May 28, 2017

Flights Canceled Amid Global British Airways Computer Outage: What's Going On?

A global British Airways computer outage is causing major disruptions, with flights delayed or canceled on Saturday. British Airways says it found no evidence of a cyberattack, and is trying to resolve the issues as soon as possible.

Feature | Culture May 27, 2017

Germany Vaccination Law To Oblige Kindergartens To Report Parents Who Refuse To Vaccinate Their Kids

Germany's parliament will vote on a law that will oblige kindergartens to report parents of children who refuse vaccination advice. What will be the consequences for those who refuse to attend vaccine consultations?

Feature | Health May 26, 2017

Girl Dragged By Sea Lion In Viral Video Treated To Avoid Seal Finger Infection

The 6-year-old girl who was dragged into the water by a sea lion in a viral video is at risk of a condition known as seal finger. What are the dangers of this infection, and how is it treated?

Feature | Health May 27, 2017

Are Fitness Trackers Beneficial For Your Health? High-Tech Wristbands Not Good At Measuring Calories

Recent study reveals that fitness wearables do not accurately track burned calories during physical activities. Is it still worth it to rely on fitness trackers?

Feature | Health May 26, 2017

Sextuplets Born To Couple Who Tried To Conceive For 17 Years

A couple who had been trying to conceive for the last 17 years welcomed their sextuplets last May 11. Ajibola Taiwo gave birth to three boys and three girls.

Feature | Health May 26, 2017

The Endangered Species Act Explained, And How Far We've Gone Since Then

May 19 was ‘Endangered Species Day.’ Get to know more about why we must continue to protect threatened wildlife to commemorate the important day and what have been done, so far.

Feature | Science May 21, 2017

Russian Officials Saw Michael Flynn As An Ally, Thought They Could Use Him To Influence Donald Trump

Intercepted communications of Russian officials reportedly revealed that the Russians thought they had Michael Flynn in their pocket. Moreover, Russian officials thought they could use their relationship with Flynn to influence Donald Trump.

Feature | Culture May 20, 2017

Can Zika Help Treat Aggressive Form Of Brain Cancer?

Zika is no longer a global health emergency but can it be turned into a remedy? Researchers from the UK plan to test the possibility of using Zika virus to treat glioblastoma.

Feature | Health May 20, 2017

Cost, Not Safety, Reason Why NASA Will Not Put Human Crew On First SLS Flight

NASA’s plans for a manned SLS maiden flight will not push through after study concludes it is too late in the planning process to accommodate changes. A source says it’s really all about the money.

Feature | Science May 14, 2017

New Ebola Outbreak In Congo: Can Vaccines Prevent An Epidemic?

A new Ebola outbreak has just been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo but vaccine rVSV Zebov-GP could end it. Just how effective are vaccines in the face of epidemics?

Feature | Health May 14, 2017

EpiPens Still Potent 4 Years After Indicated Expiry: Can You Take Drugs Past Their Expiration Date?

Researchers find that epinephrine remains potent years after its marked expiration date, contrary to previous belief. How safe is it for patients to take expired medication?

Feature | Health May 12, 2017

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