India, the world's third-leading carbon polluter, has pledged to aggressively expand its use of solar and wind power as part of a global agreement for battling climate change to be hammered out by December.
Nana the pit bull encountered many obstacles before she was adopted by owner Stephanie Doris. Prior to being dropped off at a Los Angeles-based animal shelter, it’s estimated that she gave birth to around
It's one thing to lament the continuing loss of the world's coral reefs due to rising ocean temperatures and acidity -- one study says they shrank from 240,000 square miles in 1997 to 108,000 in 2011 but
Cross the mighty Sea of Publishers to get to Romance. "I was always interested in maps and infographics," Martin Vargic told The Huffington Post, "and the elegant, multilayered way they can portray large
Quantum physics, celebrated for its predictive success, has also become notorious for being an inscrutable mass of paradoxes. One of the founders of the theory, Niels Bohr, stated that "those who are shocked
The movie is based on the best-selling recent novel by Andy Wier and explores the story of Mark Watney, a man marooned on Mars, and his struggle to survive. While the premise is science fiction, much the
With all the planets that may support life, why haven't we heard from any? Exploring new stretches of the galaxy brought NASA scientist William Borucki back to Earth. Borucki, 76, retired in July as the
An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art
Remember Pig-Pen? The little kid from Charles Schulz's Peanuts cartoons who walked around in a cloud of dirt? Well, the human body does spew a cloud, but instead of dirt it contains millions of microorganisms.
Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence. You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re
Earlier this month, media outlets around the world covered a dramatic study in Nature finding that the world contains over 3 trillion trees — but that humans have nearly halved their numbers since the
Brutal wildfire images too much to bear? Fatigued by non-stop news of extreme weather, record-low snowpack, emaciated polar bears, unprecedented this and fast-receding that, a natural world that appears
Anything is possible in the fantasy world of video games. So why is it so hard to imagine Lara Croft with a muffin top or Cortana with thick thighs? Even as video games have increasingly realistic graphics,
Non-humans can be as punk rock as anyone, and here’s the proof Depending on how medieval your brain is, you may be upset by this information: Animals are just as weird as humans. This is a fact. And it
(AP/Allen Breed) OK GOP compared recipients to animals who “grow dependent on handouts and not learn to take care of themselves” July 14, 2015 7:00pm (UTC) The Oklahoma Republican Party compared Americans