Startling death turns skeptic into pioneer missionary

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1707825" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Adoniram Judson[/caption] The groans of a dying man kept him awake in the little inn outside New York. But he was hardened to the more…

7 ways to appear more intelligent

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — There is no fast-track route to wisdom but intelligence, defined as the way that we comprehend, analyse and respond to the world, is a far more more…

UMass ends ban on Iranians in science, engineering

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has reversed its decision to ban Iranian nationals from admission to certain graduate programs in engineering and science. Wednesday's announcement comes on more…

World's strongest bio material – sea snail teeth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (UPI) A series of strength tests and microscopic investigations brings a new revelation for the world's strongest material: It's sea snail teeth. The natural composite material that forms more…

Indo-European languages emerged 6,500 years ago

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Phys.org) Linguists have long agreed that languages from English to Greek to Hindi, known as 'Indo-European languages,' are the modern descendants of a language family which first emerged more…

Guess which country has 'worst' school lunches?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Mouthwatering photos of school lunches served around the world reveal even children in Ukraine, Estonia and Greece are treated to delectable meals each day. School more…

Teacher indicted for 'sex with 6 boys'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ.COM) NEWARK — A Maplewood teacher has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting six male students, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today. Nicole Dufault, more…

'Priceless': 2,000 gold coins found off Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Scuba divers have uncovered the largest treasure trove ever discovered off Israel's Mediterranean coast - but won't get a penny. The group initially thought they had more…

Mystery Mars haze baffles scientists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — A mysterious haze high above Mars has left scientists scratching their heads. The vast plume was initially spotted by amateur astronomers in 2012, and appeared twice more…

Teen in hospital after teacher's booze party

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ) — A first-grade Edison schoolteacher was arrested and charged with child endangerment after an alleged booze party at her home led to life-threatening levels of intoxication for more…