A child has contracted the plague after a camping trip to Yosemite National Park and Stanislaus National Forest, prompting state health officials to launch an emergency investigation and perform an environmental
Have you noticed how many iPhone 4 series and iPhone 5 series phones are still in use in the wild? I see them everywhere. Apple has no doubt noticed that lots of users of these smaller phones have not
A little over a year ago I was hunched over my dog in the living room of my apartment, methodically running a set of sterile swabs over various parts of his body. First came the sole of his right front
Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off. Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video
Hordes of winged cicadas are coming out and turning up the music for their biggest party in 17 years, stretching from North Carolina through Virginia to New York — but experts aren't yet sure just how
Hong Kong's security minister came under fire today for saying that women should "not drink too much" if they wanted to avoid being raped. Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok was presenting figures on
Did you buy an Apple product between those dates? Ever wonder how much money you would have now had you invested in AAPL stock instead of the first iPod when it came out? (That's $399 in 2001). You'd tens
Health / Updated They’re happy to see you when you get home, love you unconditionally and make you get up from the couch to take a walk. And there’s a growing body of evidence that pets can lower your
We are busy, busy people—but I'll bet all of us can carve out seven minutes somewhere in our days, right? The newest issue of American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal takes all the
“I feel like a real New Yorker now,” said the singer April 25, 2013 7:49pm (UTC) Three-time Grammy Award winning Canadian singer-songwriter Michael Bublé made an appearance at New York City's W. 67th subway
Caffeine side effects may actually be good for us- break out the jumbo mug! Anything this good must be bad.That's the prevailing attitude when it comes to caffeine, isn't it? We crave it. We guzzle it.
Researchers at the University of California in Santa Cruz have successfully trained a sea lion to bob its head in time to music, in a study that may change our understanding of how rhythm is acquired.
The U.S. is embracing wind energy, with wind turbines making up half of the new electricity added to the power grid last year. But a smattering of people who live near the turbines say they're a nuisance
Think that freezing food kills E. coli and other nasty microbes? Think again. That's the lesson from the new E. coli outbreak caused by frozen chicken quesadillas and other snacks that has sickened 24
Marrying old-world details with a clean, minimalist design, local architects keep the past alive in this contemporary remodel. The benefits of using local stone in a building's structure are multifold.