Dave Houston

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Nasa's Mars Curiosity rover finds no sign of methane, the gas linked to life

Results appear to contradict previous studies that claimed to have found traces of methane emanating from surface of planet<p>Hopes that microbial life might be found on Mars looked a little dimmer on Thursday night after Nasa announced that its Curiosity rover had found no traces of methane in the …

Mexico braces for third deadly storm

Mexico, which is reeling from two storms which left more than 97 people dead, was braced for more devastation on Thursday night after a third made landfall.<p>Hurricane Manuel reached the northwestern state of Sinaloa on Thursday, adding to a growing countrywide crisis that has seen the death toll …

MEET THE NEW MONSTER MOM!

<b>A</b>FTER delivering a perfectly healthy baby boy in the bath­room of a sports bar, cops say evil AMANDA HEIN snuffed out the innocent newborn’s life, …

Crime

These Photos Of Abandoned Asylums Will Keep You Awake Tonight

They're the stuff of every horror flick you've ever seen -- but they're real.<p>Photographer Dan Marbaix -- of Odins Raven Photography -- has always had a thing for abandoned buildings. When he visited the now-defunct West Park Hospital in England, he realized asylums have everything a photographer …

Cattle Mutilation Theories Exposed On 'The Unexplained Files' Airing Sept. 4 On Science Channel (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

As a third-generation cattle rancher in Colorado, Tom Miller knows a lot about raising cattle.<p>What he doesn't know is what has periodically been mutilating and killing selected animals in his herd since 1999.<p>"There's so many things I don't understand about it, and no one seems to be able to explain …

Hospitalis, Hospital-Themed Restaurant, Continues To Creep Us Out Even After Closing (PHOTOS)

Most people dislike going to the hospital, which is perhaps why Hospitalis, a hospital-themed restaurant in Latvia, went out of business.<p>Still, images of the eatery continue to ping around the internet, leaving many wondering how such an establishment could ever have been built in the first place. …

Taking Over

One of my favorite cartoon series of all time is <i>Pinky and the Brain</i>.<p>In the trailer that precedes every episode, Pinky, who speaks in high-pitched glottal stops, asks, "What are we gonna do tonight, Brain?" And the more intellectually adept member of the pair intones, "The same thing we do every …