What is this Mars mystery rock?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Popular Mechanics) Our celestial neighbor holds an unending number of mysteries. What happened to Mars' atmosphere? What did an ancient Mars look like? Could the planet have supported more…

From rock to soil: Years, not centuries

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RedOrbit) Geologic time is shorthand for slow-paced. But new measurements from steep mountaintops in New Zealand show that rock can transform into soil more than twice as fast more…

Ted Nugent slams planned anti-NRA film

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSN) Right-wing rocker Ted Nugent has branded movie mogul Harvey Weinstein a "subhuman punk" and compared him to a Nazi over his plans to make a hard-hitting new more…

Imperial Japan's last 'holdout' soldier dies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) A Japanese soldier who hid in the Philippine jungle for three decades, refusing to believe World War Two was over until his former commander persuaded him to more…

6th sense? ESP not so extrasensory

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (United Press International) People who say they have a sixth sense, or extrasensory perception (ESP), are actually detecting changes with their usual senses, and finding them hard to more…

Skeletal remains of new pharaoh found in Egypt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DigitalJournal) According to Egyptologists, the first of the Dynastic periods in ancient Egypt occurred around 3100 B.C. This early dynastic period supposedly started with a king called "Meni," more…

Fruit and vegetables, fresh from the skyscraper

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Urban warehouses, derelict buildings and high-rises are the last places you'd expect to find the seeds of a green revolution. But from Singapore to Scranton, Pennsylvania, more…

Spectacular neon-blue lava pours from volcano

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) You've heard of "red hot" and "white hot" to describe searing temperatures. But what about "blue hot"? That's the surreal hue of Indonesia's Kawah Ijen Volcano, more…