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…

Airport body scanner bought on eBay raises alarm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RedOrbit) Investigations have revealed that airport security may have been flawed for several years and the online shop eBay has played a surprising part in the discovery. Among more…

Monuments to Obama raise hackles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Everything from streets to a parasitic hairworm have been named in honor of President Obama, but the effort to immortalize him is causing a backlash in more…