Major scientific tool now fits inside your phone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Popular Mechanics) We use them to spy on exoplanets, diagnose skin-cancer, and ID the makeup of unknown chemicals. They're on NASA spacecraft flying around Saturn's moons right now. more…

Chuck Norris kicks out dietary trans fats

by Chuck Norris -- [caption id="attachment_333009" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chuck Norris[/caption] Following the June 16 ruling by the Food and Drug Administration that trans fat is no longer "generally recognized as safe" and more…

Feds urge 4th as time to talk Obamacare

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2182645" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The 4th of July is the perfect time to talk Obamacare, the feds say.[/caption] It's the Fourth of July, federal style. Health and Human more…

6th graders can't get soda, but can get IUD

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNS News) Middle and high school students can't get a Coca-Cola or a candy bar at 13 Seattle public schools, but they can get a taxpayer-funded intrauterine device more…

Ebola's back in Liberia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) A teenage boy died from the virus and may have infected others Liberia has reported its second case of Ebola on Tuesday after nearly two months of more…

Hundreds burned in 'gay' festival stunt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Hundreds of people were burned, including about 200 who suffered serious injuries, at a "gay" festival in Taiwan over the weekend when a colorful special-effects stunt using "highly more…

Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="t4dGMwdjrZ0Z_FjUcYtF1SSoUjvPQE1y" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (THE LOCAL) — The incident occurred on Monday as a Volkswagen factory in Baunatal, Hesse, when the 21-year-old man from another company was working on more…