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Oceans Will Rise Much More Than Predicted, NASA Says

Predictions from a few years ago already are outdated. “Sea levels are rising faster than they were 50 years ago, and it's very likely to get worse,” one scientist says.<p>Year by year, millimeter by millimeter, the seas are rising. Fed by melting glaciers and ice sheets, and swollen by thermal …

Global Warming

20 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with ADD

It’s a fact; a person with ADD is hard to love. You never know what to say. It’s like walking through a minefield. You tiptoe around; unsure which …

Homeless teens trapped by human traffickers in New Orleans: Laura Murphy | NOLA.com

News reports often suggest that human trafficking is rampant in our area. We are told that New Orleans is in the top 20 cities for human trafficking …

Concept faucet makes saving water beautiful

Water may be a liquid, but that doesn't mean it can't be shaped. If you've ever mucked about looking for water experiments on YouTube, you would have seen that it can be guided into a variety of standing waves by sound.<p>The shape of the aperture through which water flows can also be designed in such …

Industrial Design

Alibaba IPO leads to ejection order from Taiwan

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has ordered Alibaba Group out of the country, claiming that the Chinese e-commerce giant violated investment rules that Chinese companies are expected to adhere to when in Taiwanese territory, Reuters has reported.<p>Alibaba has been operating in Taiwan since …

China

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

Democrats defeat bill to build controversial oil pipeline from Canada to US

Yes vote would have meant defeat for environmentalists and signalled new era of animosity between resurgent Republicans in Congress and President Barack Obama.<p>The Democrat-controlled Senate narrowly defeated a bill Tuesday to approve a controversial pipeline from Canada to the US, a massive project …

Ratings: Last Man, Neighbors Finale and Five-0 Dip, Unforgettable Ticks Up, Hannibal Steady

NBC bubble drama <b>Hannibal</b> held steady this Friday, drawing 2.4 million total viewers (inching up 10 percent week-to-week) and a 0.8 demo …

An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

Fall Movie Preview: ‘Gravity,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

What to See<p>From ‘Gravity to ‘The Counselor,’ see what Marlow Stern is looking forward to after a miserable summer.<p>09.03.13 4:45 AM ET

Fox Cancels Touch After Two Seasons

Touch<p>Fox has canceled <i>Touch</i> after two low-rated seasons, TVGuide.com has confirmed.<p>The sophomore drama, which stars <i>24</i>'s Kiefer Sutherland, was moved …

There was a French catfish that swallowed a pigeon

There was a French catfish that swallowed a pigeon. We don’t know why he swallowed the pigeon. Perhaps he’ll…develop a taste for land-based mammals.<p><b>#4. Catfish Are Learning to Eat Birds</b><p>Catfish in France have recently decided to forget about the whole “stuck in the water” aspect of their existence and have been leaping out of the Tarn River onto the land to catch unsuspecting pigeons. It’s the same strategy that killer whales use to capture seals, except that seals don’t have the ability to fly. …