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Image of 1992 slaying suspect is generated from his DNA

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A prosecutor on Wednesday released composite images of a suspect in the unsolved slaying of a middle school aide nearly a quarter century ago, a rendering that uses genetics to predict someone's appearance.<p>The technology to produce such images were not available in 1992 …

Five All-American Summer Adventures

We love winter and all it brings: fires, warm sweaters, skiing and flasks of Scotch. Still, come June, we’re ready to bust out and undertake some …

Oslo runs out of garbage, imports it from rest of the world

Oslo, the capital of Norway, has a strange garbage problem. Too much? No, not enough. At first it might seem like any garbage is too much garbage, …

Sustainability

Does Geography Influence How a Language Sounds?

A linguist finds a correlation between "ejective consonants" and high altitude.<p><b>Languages spoken at high altitudes are more likely to contain a certain kind of sound made using short bursts of air, according to a new study.</b><p>The study, published online June 12 in the journal <i>PLoS ONE</i>, is the first to …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

Five over-the-top treehouse hotels

Special, secluded and surprisingly luxurious, these five wooden creations prove that treehouses are no longer just for kids.<p>Special, secluded and surprisingly luxurious, treehouses are no longer just for kids. Here are five wooden creations for grown-ups to lay claim to.<p><b>Châteaux dans les Arbes,</b> …

NASA Announces Plan for Capturing Asteroid

The space agency wants to tow an asteroid back to our planetary neighborhood.<p><b>NASA wants to identify an asteroid in deep space, figure out a way to capture the spinning and hard-to-grab orb, nudge it into our planetary region, and then set it into orbit around the moon, the agency announced</b> …

19 Fascinating Examples Of Soviet Space Propaganda Posters

Vibrant, colorful, and intense -- just a reminder that no one did state propaganda better than the U.S.S.R.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

Posters

Goodbye Big Bang, Hello Black Hole? A New Theory Of The Universe's Creation

Could the famed “Big Bang” theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe could have happened after a …

Embryo Treehouse by Antony Gibbon Takes Biomimicry to New Heights

Popular treehouse designer Antony Gibbon is at it again. Antony Gibbon Designs has produced a new treehouse design, The Embryo, which is a …

Can This Plastic-Eating Spray Reduce Landfill Clutter?

We’re running out of lots of things on this planet: land space, clean water, oil, but one thing we’ve got more than enough of is plastic waste. With …

Couple Leave Their Jobs to Build a Recycled Windows Love Nest

Photographer Nick Olson and fashion designer Lilah Horwitz are a couple who take their dreams very seriously. They have left their daily jobs to …