The modern European gene pool was formed when three ancient populations mixed within the last 7,000 years, Nature journal reports. Blue-eyed, swarthy hunters mingled with brown-eyed, pale skinned farmers
Photo: Chris Burkard Cold-weather surfers are cut from a different cloth. Eager to travel north, these guys dodge icebergs between sets and aren't afraid to freeze for the perfect Arctic barrel. Photographer
Ask Americans to describe themselves, and chances are you'll get adjectives like "energetic," "friendly" or "hard-working." In Japan, the responses would likely be much different. "Dependent on others"
The number of Americans renouncing United States citizenship or terminating long-term residency is on a record pace. Every 3 months, the government publishes the names of individuals who renounced U.S.
UK-based rights group says fighting between rival rebel groups have displaced 60,000 people in Deir Ezzor province. At least 60,000 people have fled towns in the Deir Ezzor province in eastern Syria which
Putnisite is completely unique and “unrelated to anything,” scientists say April 26, 2014 7:00pm (UTC) This article originally appeared on GlobalPost. It's purple and pretty and composed of cube-like just
A little education goes a long way toward ensuring you'll recover from a serious traumatic brain injury. In fact, people with lots of education are seven times more likely than high school dropouts to
Scientists have long suspected that monkeys are capable of mental arithmetics and a new study is helping them prove it. A research team led by neurobiologist Margaret Livingstone trained three rhesus to
This is how quickly capitalism reorients itself when the brakes of regulation and taxes are removed - this huge change was done in less than 35 years. The only ways a working-class "middle class" can about
According to the report, the United States led the world in military spending with $640 billion in 2013 alone. China is the closest nation to follow the US at $188 billion — which is less than one-third
A scientist with a swab and a microscope could tell what school you went to Trillions of microbes live in and on our body. We don’t yet fully understand how these microbial ecosystems develop or the full
Almost a fifth of China's soil is contaminated, an official study released by the government has shown. Conducted between 2005-2013, it found that 16.1% of China's soil and 19.4% of its arable land showed
A French writer and adventurer plans to explore one of the most remote parts of the Peruvian Amazon in search of a "lost" or "secret city" that may have been built by the Incas, but there are fears that
The newly deciphered multiplication table, written on bamboo strips dated to 310 B.C., was more sophisticated than earlier versions. 6 Minute Read Q: How much is 230 times 10? A: The number of years humans
One in four Americans doesn’t know that the Earth revolves around the Sun, but this says much more about culture than it does about education A recent US National Science Foundation Study of more than
A new BBC documentary will show adolescent dolphins getting high by chewing on pufferfish. The fish secrete a toxin that gives the dolphins a buzz, and the crew on the upcoming show filmed male bottlenose