Thursday, August 7, 2014
The forerunner of dinosaurs like three-horned Triceratops was a bird-hipped creature the size of a turkey that lived in herds in South America and liked to munch on ferns, scientists said Wednesday.
Robert “Bobby” Tufts may have lost his bid for a third consecutive term as mayor of his tiny northern Minnesota tourist town, but the 5-year-old isn't taking it too hard.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
SpaceX will build the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches in the southernmost tip of Texas.
A 198-carat white diamond of excellent quality has been discovered in Lesotho, mining firm Gem Diamonds announced Tuesday.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Lush green lawns, a symbol of the American way of life, are under attack in California, where “cash for grass” programs have sprouted like weeds amid a severe drought.
With spacecraft that can carry tourists into orbit and connect Paris to New York in less than two hours, the new heroes of space travel are not astronauts but daring captains of industry.
After a decade-long quest spanning six billion kilometers (3.75 billion miles), a European probe will come face to face Wednesday with a comet, one of the Solar System's enigmatic wanderers.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Poles are posting photos of themselves with apples online along with mocking comments to protest a Russian ban on Polish food.
The war diaries of English poet Siegfried Sassoon have been published online for the first time, revealing early drafts and unpublished material caked with mud from the trenches.
India has hired a group of monkey impersonators to scare the real marauding animals away from parliament and other key buildings in the nation's capital, officials said Thursday.