Shark vs. grouper ... shark loses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) This is not your typical "David and Goliath" tale. This time, it's Goliath that wins: A couple of anglers fishing off the coast of Bonita Springs, Fla., more…

'Group-think' school program 'turns kids into sheep'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Paula Bolyard An Oprah-inspired program in public schools described by critics as an intrusive, emotionally manipulative effort with the laudable goal of ending bullying, cliques, gossip and more…

Prodigal Son comes home, to your house

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_1166285" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jason Burkey, in scene from "A Long Way Off"[/caption] In Luke 15:11-32, Jesus told the parable of a son who demanded his inheritance from more…

Pears shaped like babies are hit in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Discover Magazine) Humans have a long history of tinkering with their fruits and vegetables; we can grow purple tomatoes, super bananas or the classic seedless watermelon. But in more…

Miley Cyrus banned from Dominican Republic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The Dominican Republic government commission that oversees public performances is banning a Sept. 13 concert by Miley Cyrus on morality grounds. The commission said in a more…

'Alien thigh bone' on Mars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Independent) More than two years into the Curiosity rover's lonely trek across Mars, conspiracy theorists believe they have struck gold: an "alien thigh bone" has been spotted more…