World's 3rd largest asteroid-impact zone ID'd

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Phys.org) An asteroid measuring up to 20km across hit South Australia up to 360 million years ago, scientists say, and left behind the one of the largest asteroid more…

Russian nuclear-armed bombers over Guam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Free Beacon) Two Russian nuclear-armed bombers circled the western Pacific island of Guam this week in the latest sign of Moscow's growing strategic assertiveness toward the United more…

Nightmare cruise barely regulated

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) The scenes flashing across cable news and YouTube are familiar - refugee tent cities set up on the lido deck, hotel-like accommodations ankle-deep in human more…

Meteor hits Russia at 33,000 mph

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) A terrifying meteorite shower left more than 1,000 people injured, buildings devastated and the mobile network wiped out when it hit Russia this morning. Brightly burning more…

Iceland considers pornography ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Iceland could become the first Western democracy to attempt censorship of the Internet under radical proposals to block online pornography. The government is considering introducing Internet more…

Iranian Guards commander killed in Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) An Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander has been killed inside Syria by rebels battling Iran's close ally President Bashar al-Assad, Iranian officials and a rebel leader said on more…

Cryptic papal prophecy coming true?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) After Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation, those familiar with a 12th-century prophecy claiming the next pope will be the last questioned if Judgment Day is more…

Canada to zombies: Drop dead, eh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) Apparently, the undead aren't even welcome in the ever polite Great North. This week, Canadian Member of Parliament Pat Martin rose (from his seat, not a grave) more…