Friday, March 6, 2015
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen said Wednesday he had found one of Japan's biggest and most famous battleships on a Philippine seabed, some 70 years after American forces sank it during World War II.
A piece of jawbone with teeth attached, uncovered in Ethiopia, is the earliest known fossil of the genus Homo, to which humans belong, researchers said Wednesday.
From the country that brought you Godzilla, Hello Kitty and Pokemon, comes a hyperactive “pear fairy” with a love for heavy metal that has taken Japan by storm — and now plans to conquer the world.
Ireland's government this week launched a new program called “Global Irish” designed to attract thousands of emigrants who left during the financial crisis to return.
One of Thomas Edison's little-known ambitions was to build a device to hear the voices of the dead, according to a nearly lost chapter of the inventor's memoirs which is being republished in France this week.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Three E.B. White classics read by millions of parents to their children will soon be available on the digital screen.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The conflict that has torn Syria apart can be traced, in part, to a record drought worsened by global warming, a new study says.
A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet.
Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world's highest peak, the chief of Nepal's mountaineering association said Tuesday.
A rare sea creature described as an “alien of the deep” has been found off Australia and delivered to a museum which Tuesday showed off its fleshy snout, nail-like teeth and flabby pink body.