Monday, November 25, 2013
Behind the eye-popping aircraft deals — Boeing received over a US$100 billion in orders at last week's Dubai air show — it is in large part the engine makers who are driving the mega sales say experts.
The surface of the sun has been surprisingly calm of late — with fewer sunspots than anytime in the last century — prompting curious scientists to wonder just what it might mean here on Earth.
Watching sports can make you fitter, according to research Sunday that said viewing other people exercise increases heart rate and other physiological measures as if you were working out yourself.
A 120-year-old wax-covered cylinder containing the earliest known recording of a black vocal group in the U.S. was sold at auction Saturday.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
An Asian buyer purchased a rare Leica camera, one of only four of its kind in the world, for US$620,000 at a Hong Kong auction, auctioneers said Saturday.
Field Museum scientists have discovered a new “top predator” dinosaur in North America, a significant precursor to Tyrannosaurus rex and an important part of an emerging fossil record for the continent, the museum planned to announce early Friday.
French luxury group Kering, owner of leathercraft brands such as Gucci, has joined forces with two international trade and conservation bodies to try to protect pythons, they said Friday.
“Welcome aboard, ready for the lesson?” the teacher asks three passengers sitting down to their English class in one of the carriages of the 7:43 a.m. commuter train to Paris.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast.
Native Americans have closer genetic ties to people in Eurasia, the Middle East and Europe than previously believed, according to new research on a 24,000-year-old human bone.