Genetic-history atlas shows Mongol warriors' reach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Scientists have mapped the genetic legacy of events of the past 4,000 years that have shaped populations, such as Genghis Khan’s expansion of the Mongol Empire, creating more…

Studies: Talking to babies boosts brain power

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Reading bedtime stories to babies and talking to them from birth boosts their brain power and sets them up for success at school, researchers say. Studies more…

Man calls 911 after wife's zipper gets stuck

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KGW-TV) Each week, Washington County posts bad examples of 911 calls in its "You called 911 for that?" campaign. The campaign is designed to draw attention to the more…

Boyfriend's phone reveals sex video with dog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Metro) A woman looking through her boyfriend’s phone was shocked when she found a clip of him having sex with her Staffordshire bull terrier. Wayne Bryson, from more…

Man finds long-lost sibling ... at Walmart

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News) John Maixner spent years walking into a Walmart in Dickinson, N.D., and waving to the friendly female employee who, he now can see, bore a slight more…

Asteroid threat 10-times greater than thought

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Popular Mechanics) Hazardous asteroids are 10 times more likely to hit Earth than previously thought, according to new research by Peter Brown of the University of Western Ontario. more…

Take it

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

'Trigger-happy' cop kills disabled man's service dog

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_637401" align="aligncenter" width="611" caption="Tarek Hassani's dashboard-mounted camera shows moments leading up to and following shooting that left a dog dead"][/caption] When Officer Tarek Hassani responded to a more…

'This is Stalinism now'

by Kathy Shaidle -- Michael Savage "I dreamed I went for Chinese food with Barack Obama," Savage told his audience. "I got to ask him all the questions Bill O'Reilly wouldn't ask." more…