Sunday, March 22, 2015
Thousands of people flocked for a glimpse of the solar eclipse Friday, with the most intrepid enthusiasts swooning over spectacular sights in a frozen Arctic archipelago and aboard a plane above remote Nordic islands.
The widely-held vision of Neanderthals as brutes may need a stark rethink after research found they crafted the world's earliest jewelry from eagle talons 130,000 years ago, long before modern humans appeared in Europe.
European space managers Friday ended an eight-day vigil for a wakeup call from the robot lander Philae, but remained hopeful the scout will revive as it rides on a comet nearing the sun.
White sands and azure waters will provide a stunning natural backdrop as Miami Beach marks its 100th birthday on Thursday — but will the beloved playground of the rich and famous still be going strong 100 years from now?, 1 Comment
Saturday, March 21, 2015
An eclipse that will sweep Europe and parts of Africa and Asia on Friday poses a danger to selfie-takers, eye specialists warned on Thursday.
All eyes will be on the skies on Friday for a total solar eclipse expected to offer spectacular views, if only in the far northern Svalbard archipelago and Faroe Islands.
Ranbir Singh still remembers when the wells in his village on New Delhi's southwestern edge were filled with sweet-tasting water and livestock drank from the small ponds that dotted the area.
A broken arm as a boy led Cosmin Mihaiu and some inventive colleagues to turn tedious physical rehabilitation exercises into a game that they hope can make it easier for people to recover from injuries.
Electric vehicles are a useful tool for fighting sweaty city summers, according to a study published on Thursday.
Apartment not big enough for a dog? Too busy for walkies? In crowded Tokyo you can rent a mutt for a few hours of wet noses and unconditional loving from Man's Best Friend.