NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby, the comedian and actor once known as “America’s Dad” for his TV role as paternal Dr. Cliff Huxtable, avoided a conviction on Father’s Day weekend as a jury declared hopelessly
The remains have been described by experts 'preserved from nose to tail, including the hair.' The remains of a 12,400 year old puppy have been found in permafrost in Siberia. This has given scientists
By Rachel Feltman Rachel Feltman Bio A troublesome thigh bone might trip up the timeline of human evolution. According to research published recently in PLOS ONE, a femur found in Southwest China could
As writing has had the effect of “disinhibiting” me, as psychologists are wont to refer to it, I have held forth about many unseemly things. I’ve talked about drink and drugs, poverty and periods, loneliness
Media coverage of dietary fat has been confusing and contradictory over the years, as you can see in this graphic of Time magazine covers: Back in the 1960s, the magazine suggested that everyone should
"We can now say that we have to find behind the burial chamber of King Tutankhamun another chamber, another tomb," Mamduh al-Damati said at a press conference, speaking in English. He said experts were
They know something is there; they just don't know how big it is. That's the latest from Egyptian officials who are trying to determine whether Queen Nefertiti's tomb might be hidden behind King Tutankhamen's
When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes. Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical
When you sit down and turn on your laptop or desktop, you become tense. Your fingers tremble as you type in your bank's URL and enter your username and password. You flinch because your balances are not
12-foot Columbian mammoth tusk found in Idaho A 12-foot Columbian mammoth tusk has been unearthed in Idaho and scientists say more of the fossil skeleton might still be buried at the site. Researchers
But we also ring up debt because we simply don't understand the flow of our income and expenses, so we can't accurately estimate how much money we have available to spend. I've struggled with this myself.
If you can’t digest the whole unicorn concept of $1 billion dollar companies you’ve never heard of, or you’re tired of all those wearable or social robot projects on crowdfunding platforms that never the
Just because you mean well doesn't mean you're not being rude. I started drinking when I was very young. How young exactly, I'm not sure. I partied in high school, smoked a little pot, and on my 16th I
The tragic death of 22-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown this week, along with the memory of the drug-related death of her mother and acclaimed performer Whitney Houston, is a painful reminder of the severity
Badri Raghavan Contributor Badri Raghavan is CTO and chief data scientist of FirstFuel. It’s no secret that the growth of publicly available data, or open data, is more prevalent than ever. From government
"It started with little things—having trouble making eye contact," he told me. Soon it got worse. Redding, a 28-year-old salesman in Seattle, found himself freaking out during normal, everyday conversations.