Dinosaurs had super-sized fleas, fossils show

by -NO AUTHOR- -- In the Jurassic era, even the flea was a beast, compared to its minuscule modern descendants. These pesky bloodsuckers were nearly an inch long. New fossils found in more…

Beatles' childhood homes to be preserved

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) — The childhood homes of former Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney will now have a place in history. The south Liverpool, England houses, where the more…

Ex-college QB sets paper-airplane record

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) — Former college quarterback Joe Ayoob’s athletic arm may have earned him a spot in the Guinness World Records, but not for an accomplishment on the more…

Iceman mummy holds evidence of Lyme disease?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) — The 5,300-year-old ice mummy dubbed Oetzi, discovered in the Eastern Alps about 20 years ago, appears to have had the oldest known case of Lyme more…

Campgrounds add amenities to attract families

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) — At a wooded campsite in Santa Paula, north of Los Angeles, vacationers, stray deer and even peacocks must share the tree-shaded property with tractors, more…

'Bodies' fill underwater sculpture park

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC) — A snorkeler swims over life-size statues near Cancún, Mexico, in a late 2010 picture. More than 400 of the permanent sculptures have been installed in more…

Slice in the ice

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) — In October 2011, airborne Nasa researchers made the first-ever detailed 3D measurements of a major iceberg calving event - a new iceberg 'being born'. The more…

Stone Age hunters from Europe discovered America?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON INDEPENDENT) — New archaeological evidence suggests that America was first discovered by Stone Age people from Europe – 10,000 years before the Siberian-originating ancestors of the American more…

Be prepared

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Put to the test. 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 more…