Supervolcano eruptions not so deadly after all?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) It was the biggest bang in human history. Around 75,000 years ago, the Toba supervolcano exploded on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, blasting enormous volumes of more…

D.B. Cooper's 'parachute packer' murdered

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The man who packed the parachutes used by infamous skyjacker D.B. Cooper more than four decades ago has been identified as the victim of a homicide more…

Reading, writing, tofu?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Blocked by the courts from banning big sodas in the Big Apple, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration has zeroed in on another target in a quest for more…

Human Rights Watch selects terror proponent for award

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Several Washington-based human rights groups are facing criticism for awarding two radical Egyptian Islamists who have endorsed terrorism and expressed hostility toward Israel. Human Rights Watch more…