Kon-Tiki breaks Norway box office record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Big-budget Norwegian blockbuster Kon-Tiki set a national box office record as it attracted more cinema-goers than any other film in history in its opening weekend. With more…

Space probes to demystify radiation around Earth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Gizmodo) Concentric rings of highly charged radiation encircle our planet, and we know surprisingly little about them. But once NASA completes a $686 million mission to launch a more…

Pigeons vanishing in 'Birdmuda Triangle'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Hundreds of racing pigeons have been disappearing over a sleepy pocket of North East England, earning the region a reputation as the "Birdmuda Triangle." On Saturday more…

'Savants' amaze world with creative talent

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_255849" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Yoshio Nomura, with his "wagashi""][/caption] Yoshio Nomura was slumped into a chair studiously regarding the work of his hands and evading the eyes of more…

Have books become 'misfit toys'?

by Jim Fletcher -- Michael Hyatt tweeted that it happened faster than he had anticipated; and that's something, coming from the chairman of Thomas Nelson publishers. Hyatt is one of the gurus more…

Hunting guide

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…

Shotgun-wielding mom thwarts toddler kidnap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FRESNO BEE) A mother fought off an intruder who tried to abduct her 2-year-old daughter and then used a shotgun to chase the man away Tuesday morning west more…

Fla. Hooters welcomes Biden to N. Carolina

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — Vice President Joe Biden cancelled his scheduled trip to the Republican convention in Tampa because of the threat of bad weather, but that has not stopped more…

Skydiver

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…