Satellites expose 8,000 years of civilization

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATURE) — Hidden in the landscape of the fertile crescent of the Middle East, scientists say, lurk overlooked networks of small settlements that hold vital clues to ancient more…

Photos reveal Japan after WWII bombings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIFE) — LIFE.com presents pictures from both Hiroshima and Nagasaki taken in the weeks and months following the WWII bombings — bombings that killed a combined 120,000 people more…

World 'paints' Israel with anti-Semitic brush

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_151531" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Jewish artist Marc Chagall"][/caption] The vicious murders at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France, leave many shocked, but it's hardly an accidental anomaly. Anti-Semites more…

Fly swatter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Reinforce stereotypes. 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 more…

Tim Tebow traded to New York Jets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DENVER POST) -- Tim Tebow, who made the Broncos arguably the biggest NFL story in 2011, will bring his athleticism and fervent followers to New York. The Broncos more…

Heart on sleeve

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Takes care of business. 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…

DeNiro: 'Too soon' for 'white first lady'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) -- A spokeswoman for first lady Michelle Obama said a racially tinged joke by actor Robert DeNiro at a campaign fundraiser Monday night was “inappropriate,” after Republican presidential more…

Scientists clone rare cashmere goat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.NINEMSN) — Scientists say they have cloned a rare Himalayan goat in Indian-controlled Kashmir, hoping to help increase the number of animals famed for their silky soft undercoats more…