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IRS hearing explodes

Republicans are inching toward a vote to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress after fireworks erupted at a House hearing on the tea party targeting on Wednesday.<p>Lerner, former head of the IRS tax-exempt unit and a lightning rod for Republicans in the nine-month-old scandal, …

The World's Best Overwater Bungalows... Outside Tahiti

-By Kristen McKenzie of HotelsCombined.com<p>Overwater bungalows are the ultimate indulgence, a once-in-a-lifetime experience where travelers can enjoy crystal clear lagoons and high-end hotel luxury. But everything about these wonderful waterfront properties seems to revolve around the secluded …

Scientists find dinosaur that was scourge of Jurassic Europe | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In Europe 150 million years ago, this dude was the biggest, baddest bully in town.<p>A Torvosaurus gurneyi dinosaur is seen in an undated artist's rendering released March 5, 2014. REUTERS/Sergey Krasovskiy/Handout via Reuters<p>Two scientists in Portugal announced on Wednesday …

Five-tonne dinosaur species discovered

Fossilised remains of what scientists believe was the largest terrestrial predator ever to have roamed Europe have been found in Portugal.<p>The dinosaur, a new species named <i>Torvosaurus gurneyi</i>, was up to 10m (33ft) long and weighed between four and five tonnes.<p>Its head measured 1.15m from front to …

Scientists begin ambitious plan to cure HIV-infected babies

A second baby infected with HIV at birth is being called "HIV-negative" by her doctors, following an aggressive drug treatment administered during her first hours of life. The announcement was made today at an AIDS conference in Boston, a little over a year after a first child was "functionally …

There Are 10 Times More Fish In The Sea Than We Thought

Good news for fish. And humans who like fish.<p>There are plenty of fish in the sea, as the saying goes. But how many? New research suggests that our previous estimates of fish abundance were off by a factor of at least 10. According to a study published in February in the journal <i>Nature …

SAT overhaul to make essay optional, end penalty for wrong answers

In a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, students starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, will not be penalized for wrong answers and will not be able to freely use calculators.<p>The College Board announcement Wednesday shook up a test that is taken by about 1.7 …

HIV gene therapy using GM cells hailed a success after trial

A radical gene therapy to combat HIV using genetically modified cells that are resistant to the virus has been declared a success by scientists following the first clinical trial.<p>The treatment, which has never been tested on humans before, raised patients' defences against HIV by replacing some of …

Naomi Campbell's Anti-Aging Secret: Green Juice (VIDEO)

Naomi Campbell visited HuffPost Live on Wednesday for like a hot second to promote the second season of Oxygen's reality series "The Face." The legendary supermodel revealed to host Marc Lamont Hill that this time around, we'd "really get to see who's passionate, who wants this, who's driven, who's …