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Extinct species of bird came back from the dead, scientists find

A previously extinct species of bird returned from the dead, reclaiming the island it previously lived on and re-evolving itself back into existence, scientists have said...

Extinct species of bird came back from the dead, scientists find

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Scientists discover bird that came back from the dead Scientists have discovered a species of bird which was previously extinct is alive again thanks to an extremely rare process called "iterative evolution"....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Scientists searching for lost city discover species thought to be extinct Scientists exploring an area that’s thought to contain an ancient lost city in the Honduras rainforest have discovered a vast ecosystem of rare and endangered species, including some animals that were supposedly extinct. The team was exploring ...
23:17, 06/25/2019

A UN report is concerned about 1 million species going extinct, but its solutions are dead wrong A new United Nations report tells us that human activity is basically slaughtering the wildlife out there, killing off the species upon which our own existence is reliant. We should stop doing that, and I assume that you're with me, because we'd like...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Woman claims to find dead, petrified bird in canned spinach A Pennsylvania woman preparing dinner for her family last week was shocked when she allegedly opened a can of veggies only to find a dead and petrified bird at the bottom of the can. Cherie Lyons says she was making dinner in her Franklin County home...
02:17, 06/21/2019

This Bird Went Extinct, Then Evolution Recreated It Sometime between 136,000 and 240,000 years ago, a flock of awkward, leggy birds took off from Madagascar and arrived at a pristine island in the Aldabra atoll 250 miles away. “This is nice,” they may have thought—there were no predators, and the bird...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
12:17, 06/11/2019

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.        ...
16:51, 08/13/2019

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
05:17, 08/16/2019

Scientists find scurvy in mouth of long-dead, failed crusader king One of the last crusader kings had scurvy when he died, a new forensic analysis finds — contradicting old narratives that he died of plague or dysentery....
23:00, 06/25/2019

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, ...
04:34, 05/07/2019

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
12:00, 06/09/2019

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)     &#...
09:17, 06/17/2019

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
16:17, 06/20/2019

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of ...
23:51, 05/20/2019

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new s...
10:17, 08/03/2019

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
21:34, 07/24/2019

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
23:51, 07/12/2019

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
03:51, 07/10/2019

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its ...
22:17, 07/14/2019

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction One million animal and plant species are at imminent risk of extinction due to humankind's relentless pursuit of economic growth, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the devastating impact of modern civilization on the natural world....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called biolumi...
20:34, 07/23/2019

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered group of molecules found to be behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in a study which sheds light on the origin and possible advantages of their fluorescent green bodies.Chain...
18:51, 08/08/2019

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-u...
21:51, 08/03/2019

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the prey comes to them....
17:51, 07/22/2019

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
17:51, 06/03/2019

Scientists discovered a massive 11-foot bird that would have weighed as much as a polar bear Roadwork broke open a cave on the Crimean Peninsula in 2018 which allowed scientists to discover the bone of a giant, flightless bird. The femur (or thighbone) was an unusual bone to find in Europe. "We don't have enough data yet to say whether it wa...
16:17, 06/28/2019

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of those stories....
12:17, 08/13/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Bird Mod Is Magnificently Chill Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game that can be chill, but eventually, somebody pulls a gun on you, or a coyote attacks, or you wander into a whinnying horse fire hell zone. To achieve true chill, you must rise above it all. Thanks to mods, you can....
08:51, 08/23/2019

Can scientists find the formula for 'better aging?' New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote 'better aging.'...
04:17, 07/31/2019

Scientists find cocaine in UK shrimp (CNN)–Researchers in the UK have found traces of illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals and pesticides in samples of freshwater shrimp. A study carried out by scientists from King’s College London and the University of Suffolk tested the exposur...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Scientists Find How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers People who live with chronic migraines but also love coffee might be in luck. A new study by Harvard researchers seems to show that it takes a lot of caffeine to actually set off a painful episode. They found that people who drank fewer than three ca...
00:51, 08/09/2019

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder anorexia nervosa is not purely a psychiatric condition but is also driven by problems with metabolism.T...
18:00, 07/15/2019

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
02:17, 08/15/2019

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate c...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland's Ice For decades, scientists working in Antarctica have been documenting subglacial lakes, bodies of water buried miles beneath the ice. They’ve spotted more than 400 of them, and even drilled into a few and found evidence for both living and long-dead li...
12:00, 06/29/2019

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near t...
17:51, 07/16/2019

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. The five-member scientific panel’s...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true number is likely to be much higher....
00:17, 07/06/2019

Scientists stumped by unusual whale skull finally find answers Using DNA analysis of an unusual, decades-old whale skull, scientists were finally able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal, it has been reported. The animal was reportedly one of three whales killed during subsist...
21:34, 06/21/2019

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
05:17, 08/15/2019

Scientists find gigantic freshwater reservoir beneath Atlantic Ocean “We knew there was fresh water down there in isolated places, but we did not know the extent or geometry,” explained lead researcher Chloe Gustafson, a PhD. candidate at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory....
01:34, 06/25/2019

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
06:51, 06/22/2019

Bird's purchase of Scoot lets it back into San Francisco You knew it was just a matter of time before there was further consolidation in the e-scooter world. Bird is acquiring Scoot in a move that both describe as a matter of "scale" -- that is, it'll help them take on heavyweight rivals like Lime. Sc...
23:34, 06/12/2019

Dreaded lovebugs are back, swarming cars. What you should know about the invasive species Lovebugs are back, big time. Myths persist about these tiny creatures that cause huge headaches for Floridians -- and their cars        ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Bringing back the bluebird: 4 out of 5 species declining on Saskatchewan grasslands For more than 50 years, Lorne Scott has made it his mission to support local bird populations in Saskatchewan’s grasslands despite declining populations....
16:34, 06/20/2019

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixo...
07:19, 08/15/2019

Nature’s Perfect Design: Scientists Believe That Studying Woodpeckers Could Totally Revolutionize The Way We Bash Trees Apart With Our Heads To Find Bugs Studying nature has long provided humanity with insights into how to better adapt to our world, and now experts believe that a secret to improving our everyday lives may very well be perched on a tree in your backyard: Scientists are optimistic that ...
02:00, 08/23/2019

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
22:51, 07/30/2019

Thirty dead in 13 hours: US reckons with back-to-back mass shootings Twenty-one killed in El Paso and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationA shattering weekend in which two mass shootings left at least 30 people dead and injured dozens put Donald Trump at the cente...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic an...
19:17, 06/13/2019

'It was the yellow beak that gave it away': Pennsylvania woman finds dead bird in canned spinach A Pennsylvania woman said she discovered a surprise at the bottom of her canned spinach. Del Monte says it's investigating.        ...
01:51, 06/20/2019

Dolphins Are Washing Up Dead at a Disturbing Rate This Year — And Scientists Aren’t Sure Why Nearly 300 dead bottlenose dolphins — three times as many as normal — have washed up along the beaches of the Gulf Coast this year. While scientists can’t explain the sudden surge, some at least have theories. Since February, 282 bo...
23:51, 06/21/2019

Why Does Coffee Make Us Poop? Scientists Gave Coffee to Rats to Find Out A good chunk of regular coffee drinkers know that coffee isn’t just great at getting them awake in the morning—it also makes them get up and go poop. But while coffee’s laxative powers are well-known, it’s not clear why exactly this happens. To get t...
20:34, 05/19/2019

Scientists Unveil Memorial To Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland is mourning the loss of one of its famous glaciers, Okjökull Glacier, in an official memorial ceremony that will take place on August 18. Following an “Un-glacier tour” led by two Rice University anthropologists, the attendee...
21:34, 07/22/2019

Dead planets beam ‘zombie’ radio signals into space for up to a billion years, scientists say New exoplanet discoveries have been popping up with increasing regularity in recent years thanks to technological advances that allow scientists to spot evidence of their existence from afar. Spotting a dip in the brightness of a star is one of the e...
06:51, 08/13/2019

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on We...
04:34, 06/13/2019

What might we find in the Red Dead Redemption 2 online Mexican territory? Red Dead Redemption 2's single player mode is a great game. And to be fair to developer Rockstar Games, recent updates to Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode have made it much better (although sadly my 15th suggestion remains unfulfilled)....
07:34, 06/27/2019

'She came right over to me': Pet bird missing for more than a year is back home Cindy Dudak is stunned and overjoyed to be reunited with her beloved conure parrot, Missy, who somehow survived Rochester's four seasons.        ...
19:34, 06/17/2019

Dead dolphin calf's stomach held plastic bags and balloon, scientists discover A dolphin calf found stranded on Fort Myers Beach had a belly full of garbage, scientists found during post-mortem exam.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
19:00, 07/20/2019

Mexico: 19 dead as police find bodies hung from overpass The corpses were discovered in the state of Michoacan. The Jalisco drug cartel appeared to be claiming responsibility for the kills as part of a long-running turf war with a rival gang....
23:51, 08/08/2019

Mom in custody after cops find her parked in Montauk with dead 2-year-old twins Police investigating a report of a missing, possibly suicidal Long Island mother found the woman on Thursday — parked in her car in a Montauk park with the lifeless bodies of her twin, two-year-old daughters. Suffolk police did not immediately ...
01:51, 06/28/2019

New Mexico police find newborn injected with heroin dead in trash bag, report says An infant found dead inside a trash bag had been injected by his mother with heroin in a bid to prevent the baby from going through withdrawal, New Mexico police said....
21:51, 08/23/2019

'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
06:17, 05/26/2019

Brazil officials find 42 prisoners dead in Amazonas state after deadly gang clash At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four separate jails in the state of Amazonas, the same state where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said....
00:51, 05/28/2019

Red Dead Online Players Escape Game World, Find Beautiful Desert Paradise Did you know it’s possible to escape the game boundary of Red Dead Online? It’s tough, but if you find just the right spot, and do just the right thing, you can squeeze outside Rockstar’s limits. And when you do, what awaits on the other side is bea...
04:34, 06/26/2019

Woman claims to find missing puppy dead days after getting loose on subway tracks The 8-month-old cocker spaniel that got loose on the Midtown subway tracks was found dead nearly a week after running from its owner, according to a report. Good Samaritan Simone Peterson discovered Marley’s lifeless body Wednesday, not far fro...
19:17, 05/30/2019

Mexico: 19 dead as police find bodies hung from bridge in apparent gang feud Officials say killings appear to be part of drug cartel turf warBanner hung near bodies bore initials of violent Jalisco cartelMexican police have found nine bodies hanging from an overpass alongside a drug cartel banner threatening rivals, and seven...
18:51, 08/08/2019

Find Out If Your State Is Having a Back-to-School Tax-Free Weekend in 2019 Gone are the days when parents could swing by the drugstore for a new Trapper Keeper and declare back-to-school shopping done. The lists of required school supplies are intense. It’s not surprising that moms and dads will drop an estimated $519 per h...
00:51, 07/17/2019

Missed Amazon Prime Day? You can still find the best back-to-school deals Back-to-school spending this year is forecast to top $80 billion with American families spending between $700 and $1,000 dollars on students. Amazon and other retailers will be offering deals throughout the summer....
19:17, 07/19/2019

Ezekiel Elliott FAQ: Can the running back, Cowboys find a compromise? If the Cowboys' star RB doesn't report by Aug. 6, then he loses an accrued year toward free agency. Here's what we know -- and don't -- as the stalemate continues....
23:51, 08/05/2019

Police find missing former NFL running back Rod Smart safe Former NFL running back Rod Smart has been found safe after missing for the last six days, according to police in Lancaster County in South Carolina. He had been missing for six days.       ...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Find a better price on your Southwest flight? Here's how to rebook and get some money back Did you book a Southwest flight and then find a better price later? Don't worry! Here's how you can rebook your ticket and get some money back.       ...
08:00, 08/14/2019

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
17:00, 05/26/2019

Greg Oden reflects on journey back to basketball with Big3, find new perspective Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the first time in five years as a member of the Aliens of the Big3.       ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

New Mexico police find dead newborn in trash bag, may have been injected with heroin, police say New Mexico police last Friday evening found a dead newborn baby in a trash bag who may have been injected with heroin by its mother, according to a report....
21:51, 08/23/2019

Mayor Larry Bird 'literally rooted against Larry Bird his whole career' There is a mayor in Hesperia, California named Larry Bird and he has rooted against Larry Bird — and for Magic Johnson — his entire life.        ...
16:34, 06/04/2019

The five: extinct megafauna Following last week’s discovery of the remains of a giant bird, we look at some of the most formidable beasts on recordLast week, researchers published a paper about the remains of a giant flightless bird found in a Crimean cave. Pachystruthio dmanis...
12:51, 06/30/2019

A Look Back at The Walking Dead's First Ever Comic-Con Back in 2010, one little zombie show descended upon San Diego Comic-Con. AMC's The Walking Dead was not yet the monster hit it would soon become, and at its first con appearance, the......
01:17, 07/22/2019

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made the Best Pet? With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea??”—if it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No—the question is: which formerly extinct anim...
18:17, 06/17/2019

34-year-old dead after being shot twice in the back in Harlem A 34-year-old man died Sunday morning after being shot twice in the back in Harlem, cops said. The man, whose name was not released because his family had not been told, was shot on St. Nicholas Avenue, near W. 124th Street, around 3:45 p.m., accordi...
21:51, 08/04/2019

No, koalas are not 'functionally extinct', but they are in trouble A conservation group has claimed that koalas are "functionally extinct". That isn't true, but many populations are falling sharply due to habitat loss and global warming...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Here's a Sad List of All the Cars About to Go Extinct From the UK's Roads Every time I hear about something like the Audi TT being cancelled and replaced by an electric car, I try to take comfort that all of the good combustion cars currently on the roads won’t be going anywhere overnight. However, this new study about the...
02:17, 05/25/2019

Man ‘dead for 20 minutes’ brought back to life after being electrocuted A Michigan man is lucky to be alive after getting electrocuted, especially considering he was dead for 20 minutes before several shocks to his heart jolted him back to life. “They brought in this perfect young man who had no vital signs,” said Dr. An...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Six ways to bring the American Dream back from the dead From cutting student debts to index-linking the minimum wage, the dream can be rebuiltIt is time to admit that the “American Dream” is dead. Its underlying conditions – strong, consistent economic growth and a meritocracy structured to keep the rich ...
10:17, 08/16/2019

Dead to Me review – come back Desperate Housewives, all is forgiven! Netflix’s deathly dull dark comedy will make you pine for the soapy, snarky thrills of Wisteria LaneNetflix’s new 10-part series Dead to Me reminded me how much I miss Desperate Housewives – that perfect soapy, shiny, comic confection anchored by fou...
14:51, 05/03/2019

'Extinct' creatures found alive in rainforest Deep in the lush greenery of the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras, bordered by steep ridges, lies an archeological site home to ancient ruins and an apparently thriving ecosystem....
02:00, 06/22/2019

The Planet Is Going Extinct and the People in Power Don't Seem to Care Today, the UN environmental group IPBES released the findings of a global assessment on nature. As you’ve probably guessed by now, it’s not great....
00:00, 05/07/2019

The Walking Dead is currently "working on" bringing Lauren Cohan back The Walking Dead has seen its share of world-shifting, fairly damaging changes over the past few years. With longtime cast member Danai Gurira gearing up for her final appearance as Michonne, the showrunners seem eager to retain as much of the origin...
05:34, 07/13/2019

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damaging expansion of humankind....
15:34, 05/24/2019

'Extinct' creatures found alive in 'Lost City' Deep in the lush greenery of the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras, bordered by steep ridges, lies an archeological site home to ancient ruins and an apparently thriving ecosystem....
00:00, 06/22/2019

Genes from an extinct “ghost ape” live on in modern bonobos Enlarge / Bonobos carrying the footprint of an ancient, extinct species of ape. (credit: flickr user: Reflexiste) Chimpanzee fossils are thin on the ground. After their lineage parted ways with ours, our human ancestors spent millennia kicking abou...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Infant twins found dead, 'foaming at the mouth,’ in back of car: police Twin infants were found dead in the back of a car in the Bronx Friday after their father told police he'd forgotten them while he went to work, officials said. ...
04:00, 07/27/2019

The extradition bill might be ‘dead’ but in Hong Kong, we cannot afford to back down | Nathan Law Anything short of a full withdrawal is not enough. The fight for genuine political reform is far from overOn Tuesday morning, Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive, finally held a press conference in response to the latest protests in the...
13:17, 07/12/2019

Toys ‘R’ Us, Back From the Dead, Will Reportedly Open U.S. Stores Just in Time for the Holidays (Bloomberg) — Maybe American kids will only have to live through one Christmas without Toys ‘R’ Us. About a year after shuttering U.S. operations, the remnant of the defunct toy chain is set to return this holiday season by opening ...
05:00, 06/22/2019

Missing Missouri teen found dead in back of tractor trailer The body of a Missouri teen who vanished while headed to do some odd jobs was found in the back of a tractor trailer, authorities said. Jasmine Mills, 17, had been missing for two days when she found dead Saturday morning in a Kansas City industrial ...
20:34, 07/01/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean pop star back from the dead — and by Kim Jong-un’s side A North Korean pop star famous for her bizarre propaganda song, “Excellent Horse-Like Lady,” was reportedly executed years after the country’s unhinged leader Kim Jong-un took a romantic interest in her. But, neigh! Hyon Song-wol, apparently hoofed i...
01:17, 06/09/2019

Son buried dead 97-year-old mom in back yard to collect benefits: cops An Arizona man allegedly buried his dead 97-year-old mother in the back yard — and told no one, so that he could continue raking in the woman’s Social Security and Veterans Affairs benefits, local police said. Daniel Shannon, 66, of San Tan Valley, w...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
17:51, 08/15/2019

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 years ago...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Of Bunyips and Other Beasts: Evidence of Extinct Megafauna Displayed in Art and Stories On many continents during the last ice age, typically from about 50,000 to 12,000 years ago, species of megafauna that had lived there for hundreds of thousands of years became extinct. Comparatively abruptly, it appears, in most instances. ...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Infant twins found dead and ‘foaming at the mouth’ in back of Bronx car, dad in custody Twin 1-year-old babies were found dead and foaming at the mouths in the back of a car in The Bronx on Friday — after being left in the hot vehicle for eight hours by their father, who told cops he’d forgotten they were there, law enforcement so...
03:17, 07/27/2019

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long t...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Test tube embryo transfer may give near-extinct rhinos a second chance Lab-made embryos are one step closer to saving a virtually extinct species. Scientists have successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female for the first time, implanting the creation into a southern white rhino in Poland. The....
15:00, 06/30/2019

Near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved as vets harvest eggs There is renewed hope that the near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved after eggs were successfully extracted from the last two remaining females....
16:51, 08/23/2019

Nuclear crocodiles? Florida power plant helps protect reptiles once nearly extinct Baby American crocodiles, once on the brink of extinction, are crawling back and thriving at, of all places, the nuclear power plant operated by Florida Power & Light....
00:00, 07/27/2019

Apple launches ‘Find My’ for iOS, iPadOS and macOS, replacing Find my iPhone A new Find My app combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single way to track items, including an activation lock feature for new Macs.Read More...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Bermuda land snail: Zoo releases 4,000 rare snails considered extinct into the wild after conservation project Four thousand snails from a rare species feared to have gone extinct are being released into the wild thanks to the conservation efforts of a UK zoo....
18:34, 06/13/2019

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
21:51, 04/28/2019

'Back from the dead': Man dies by electrocution before doctors revived him 20 minutes later Michael Pruitt of Taylor, Michigan, was dead by the time he reached Beaumont hospital. Doctors weren't deterred.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Koalas are 'functionally extinct with only 80,000 left in wild' The number of koalas in Australia has fallen so low the species is "functionally extinct" and unlikely to produce a new generation, campaigners have warned....
19:00, 05/15/2019

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
03:51, 06/14/2019

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
09:00, 08/14/2019

Let's Fix All The Bird Logos In Pro Sports There are 12 teams across the Big Four leagues named after birds, and to be honest, it’s a pretty raw deal for the birds. The teams get, for free: an entire graphic identity based around attractive and charismatic wildlife to put on shirts and hats a...
20:00, 06/26/2019

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe.Remains of a stegosa...
10:00, 08/21/2019

UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species A new United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)        ...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether species even exist...
18:34, 04/28/2019

New species of stegosaur is oldest ever found The 186 million year old stegosaur, named Adratiklit boulahfa, discovered in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, is the first thyreophoran dinosaur found in North Africa....
21:00, 08/22/2019

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green Enlarge / The lighter areas on the skin of this chain cat shark contain a special molecule that absorbs the ocean's blue light and turns it into green light. (credit: David Gruber / iScience) Scientists have figured out why certain species of shar...
17:17, 08/08/2019

What non-human species is most crucial to our survival? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat single non-human species are we most dependent upon for our survival on this planet?Josh Le...
01:00, 05/08/2019

New species of tiny T-Rex discovered by teenager A palaeontologist who found a fossil while still a high school student in 1998 has discovered it is a "new" species of dinosaur related to Tyrannosaurus rex....
12:51, 05/07/2019

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
21:51, 06/19/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Is bird-tagging of any benefit to the birds? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsI’ve read that cuckoos arriving in Thetford forest are caught and have an electronic tag attache...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Burglar swipes exotic bird (WPTV) The hunt is on to find an exotic bird that was stolen from a home in Boca Raton, Florida. Miriam Walling, the bird’s owner, said a thief broke into house on April 29, ransacked it and stole her pet military macaw named, Oscar. Oscar has ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
06:51, 08/07/2019

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
22:00, 07/01/2019

New lizard species found in guts of microraptor Paleontologists in China have recovered the complete remains of an ancient lizard from the stomach of a volant dromaeosaurid species, Microraptor zhaoianus, a small, bird-like dinosaur....
00:00, 07/12/2019

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
19:51, 08/06/2019

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
06:17, 06/22/2019

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
02:00, 05/29/2019

UN report: Extinction looms for more than one million species Development that’s led to loss of habitat, climate change, overfishing, pollution and invasive species is causing a biodiversity crisis, scientists warn....
17:34, 05/11/2019

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
07:51, 07/21/2019

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
04:17, 08/13/2019

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Trump overhauling enforcement of Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, in a move that it says will reduce regulatory burdens but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction...
02:17, 08/13/2019

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsi...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
04:17, 08/13/2019

A new, see-through frog species discovered from its unique sound This newly-discovered glass frog looks almost identical to another species, but its high-pitched call indicated it's a new species.        ...
19:34, 05/14/2019

A gem hunter accidentally discovered a new dinosaur species Gem hunters and paleontologists have a lot in common. Both spend a lot of time sifting through dirt and rock in the hopes of finding things that have been hidden for countless years and every so often their tireless quests overlap. Bob Foster, an Aus...
09:51, 06/05/2019

Know These Tick Species to Stay Safe Outdoors Ticks are best known for latching on to you in the woods, sucking your blood, and spreading Lyme disease—but not all ticks are alike. There are different species, living in different areas, and they don’t all transmit the same diseases. According to ...
21:51, 07/05/2019

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens protection for threatened animals....
00:51, 08/24/2019

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
13:00, 07/18/2019

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)        ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Early bird Oosthuizen gets eagle at U.S. Open Mild-mannered Louis Oosthuizen is not prone to getting too excited on the golf course, but he made an exception for an early eagle at the U.S. Open on Thursday....
02:00, 06/14/2019

CHEAP: A bird? A plane? NO — it’s 56% off a DJI Spark Drone Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Listen up, because I’ve got great news! You can finally stop looking enviously at your neighbor enjoying playing with their rad drone. The DJI’s Spark Drone is on...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Bird beefs up new escooter with a 50% larger battery Bird's new escooter design -- the Bird Two -- features a battery that's 50% larger than that of its predecessor, plus a seamless and durable design.Read More...
01:51, 08/02/2019

The Flappy Bird Fighting Game Is Somehow Good Remember Flappy Bird, the mobile game that took the world by storm (and made its creator, Dong Nguyen, upwards of $50,000 a day) back in early 2014? Nguyen pulled the game from the App Store just a month after its debut, but the legacy of Flappy Bird...
23:34, 05/03/2019

Putting a bird feeder in your garden really does help wildlife A long-term study in the UK suggests that in urban areas, populations of birds that use bird feeders have increased while those of other species remain unchanged...
21:17, 05/21/2019

Trump Brain Status: 'Bird Cemetery' President Donald Trump visited Hackberry, LA on Tuesday, where he delivered an unhinged, loopy speech that seemed to dip in and out of his prepared remarks for bizarre asides about Steve Scalise nearly dying, his least favorite airports, and tons of ...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Sukhoi Jet Damaged After Bird-Hit At Rajasthan Airbase A Sukhoi fighter jet suffered major damage after being hit by a bird in Rajasthan's Jopdhpur last week, underlining the threat to the crucial Western Air Command base....
06:51, 07/31/2019

Tat's life: Bird wants tattoos taken off Indy mural A lawyer for former NBA star Larry Bird has asked an artist to remove certain tattoos from a large painting of Bird on an Indianapolis multifamily residence....
14:34, 08/21/2019

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The blog BirdWatchingBuzz has named the five best bir...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Storm's Bird out indefinitely with injured knee Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm will undergo arthroscopic surgery to remove a loose body in her left knee and is out indefinitely, the team announced. Bird has been part of all three Storm championship teams....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Bird's-eye view of fiery devastation in Amazon Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports....
00:51, 08/24/2019

Bird's monthly scooter rentals let you ride as much as you like Bird isn't staying out of San Francisco just because it doesn't have a permit for its usual scooter service. It's launching a personal rental service in both San Francisco and Barcelona that gives you a scooter of your own for $25 per...
15:51, 04/30/2019

5 years later, Flappy Bird is still the best mobile game Flappy Bird is back thanks to Flappy Royale, which is available to play for free online right now. Somehow this is still the best mobile gaming has.Read More...
09:34, 07/16/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

IS militant's pledge of allegiance interrupted by bird An apparent Islamic State jihadi's attempts to record a video in which he pledged allegiance to the terror group did not go according to plan - after he was repeatedly interrupted by a squawking bird....
18:51, 08/15/2019

Bird Twitter Is My Oasis in Internet Hell Browsing the internet generally feels exhausting for me. Mostly, it’s because everything is bad. The websites I once visited for “fun” are now saturated with reminders of society’s collapse, brands making painful jokes, lies, outrage, and actual Nazi...
17:34, 08/22/2019

1 million species at risk for extinction, thanks to humans: UN report Nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday in the United Nations’ first comprehensive report on biodiversity. It’s al...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Rare Species Of Tortoise Seen In Arunachal, Second Sighting Since June Another species of "impressed" tortoise, also known as "Manouria impressa" has been sighted for the second time since its discovery in Arunachal Pradesh in June this year....
13:17, 08/25/2019

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.        ...
23:17, 07/16/2019

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
18:34, 04/28/2019

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
12:34, 06/17/2019

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
09:00, 06/28/2019

About One Million Species Face Risk of Extinction, U.N. Report Says The rate that species are going extinct is accelerating to unprecedented levels, with about one million plant and animal species now at risk of dying out over the next few decades, according to new findings from a U.N. group....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Atmospheric CO2 levels just hit the highest point in the history of our species The Earth is dealing with something that it hasn’t faced in at least the last 800,000 years. It’s a dramatic shift in the levels of carbon dioxide present in the planet’s atmosphere, and it’s abundantly clear that mankind is t...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
02:51, 07/19/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Uproar as Trump finalizes major changes to Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction. The administ...
19:54, 08/12/2019

GOP becoming endangered species in California, as key stronghold turns blue For decades, wealthy and suburban Orange County has been a conservative GOP stronghold in a state that has become increasingly liberal. But since the 2018 midterm elections, the so-called “Orange Curtain” has come down....
09:17, 08/19/2019

Report: One million species threatened with extinction because of humans (CNN) – One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paint...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Forget Batman. New species of bat-winged dinosaur discovered Another dinosaur species with bat-like-wings has been discovered, scientists announced in a new study published Wednesday. The 163-million-year-old fossil, which was a complete skeleton, was found by a farmer in northeastern China.    ...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
04:34, 08/22/2019

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Planet on 'path to catastrophe' as million species threatened Over a million species of plants and animals are under threat of extinction, according to a major report which says nature is in more trouble now that at any time in human history....
14:34, 05/06/2019

Found In Jungles Of Arunachal: A Rare Species Never Seen In India Before A chance rescue by a forest ranger in Arunachal Pradesh's remote jungles of Yazali last week has created a sensation after a photo of the critically-endangered catch went viral in conservationist......
18:00, 06/30/2019

Humans Made This Planet Hell. Hopefully We Can Help Some Species Adapt A new UN report paints a dire portrait of Earth's human-made biodiversity crisis. But with new genetic techniques in conservation, perhaps we can help save species before it's too late....
15:17, 05/09/2019

168-million-year-old Stegosaur species is oldest found Named Adratiklit boulahfa, or "mountain lizard," London Natural History Museum researchers managed to figure out it was a new species of stegosaur from a few unearthed vertebrae and an arm bone.       ...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to s...
19:18, 08/13/2019

One million species risk extinction: draft UN report Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report that catalogues our treatment of natural resources        ...
17:17, 04/30/2019

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
12:17, 08/17/2019

One Million Animal, Plant Species Face Extinction: UN Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity -- and ultimately our survival -- depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released Monday....
12:34, 05/06/2019

U.S. restores Yellowstone grizzlies to protected species list The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears' threatened status violated the Endangered Species Act....
07:17, 07/31/2019

Bird caught on power line causes devastating fire A massive California grass fire that scorched 156 acres of land — damaging a multimillion-dollar home — erupted when a “large bird” caught fire on a power line, officials announced. The so-called Star Fire broke out on steep terrain near ...
17:51, 07/30/2019

Injury means Sue Bird can attend World Cup final Sue Bird says reaction mostly positive to her article on Players' Tribune website regarding girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and United States' performance at Women's World Cup       ...
23:34, 07/03/2019

New study takes a bird’s-eye view of the Nasca Lines Enlarge (credit: Masaki Eda) At first glance, one of the most famous figures of Peru's Nasca Lines looks like a fairly generic hummingbird. But the details of the drawing—and those of several other ancient drawings, paintings, and sculptures of ani...
23:34, 06/20/2019

This Delightful Bird Rhythm Game Is Also An Entire Musical Songbird Symphony is the touching tale of an orphaned chick who sets off on an adventure to find his true family, discovering a wonderful little combination rhythm/platforming game along the way. His name is Birb. It’s a good name....
01:51, 08/02/2019

Angry mob attacks men for killing an endangered bird in Germany An angry crowd attacked two men suspected of killing a capercaillie, an endangered bird, in southern Germany. The men said the bird had threatened them and they merely defended themselves....
23:20, 08/11/2019

From Judge to Bird: Where Yankees’ Baby Bombers stand right now On Wednesday night, following a career-best power display to help spark a Yankees doubleheader sweep of the atrocious Orioles, Gleyber Torres proclaimed, “Patience is the most important mentality.” He was discussing the advice he’d dispense to teamma...
17:17, 05/17/2019

This South American potoo bird can camouflage itself as a branch This photo shows nature's best camouflage trick as the common potoo bird, snapped in Colombia's Utría National Park, stays still so long it becomes invisible...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Bern FE eight-car pile-up an "accident waiting to happen" - Bird Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird says that the opening-lap eight-car pile-up at the first corner of ABB FIA Formula E's Swiss E-Prix was an "accident waiting to happen"...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Bird Launching E-Bike Type Deal This Summer Bird, the mobility company known for its shared electric scooters, announced it will roll out a new “seated electric vehicle” this summer. The thing’s a little hard to categorize, but it’s somewhere along the e-bike/seated scooter spectrum. The Verge...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Giuliani rips de Blasio as ‘Big Bird’ who ‘doesn’t go to work’ Former mayor Rudy Giuliani ridiculed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential aspirations on Sunday — ripping him as “Big Bird” who “doesn’t go to work.” “It’s hilarious that our friend de Blasio is running,” Giul...
20:34, 05/19/2019

Bronze Age Bird Beak Burials Found In Russia The bizarre find of a skeleton with what seems to have been a collar or armor constructed from birds beaks has Russian archaeologists scratching their heads as to the function and meaning of the attire. ...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Bird, lime sue towing company over impounded e-scooters (NBC News) Electric scooters and bikes have exploded in dozens of American cities, but some business owners and landlords are frustrated with the deluge of dockless two-wheelers. In California, a tow company called ScootScoop is impounding thousands ...
02:02, 07/27/2019

In Dramatic Video, Girl On Rollercoaster Gets Hit In The Face By Bird Rollercoasters are usually not for the faint-hearted, but one girl in Australia got more than she bargained for when a bird hit her in the face mid-ride....
14:17, 07/31/2019

Ancient Bird Weighed Nearly 1,000 Pounds but Could Still Haul Ass Like an Ostrich Paleontologists working in Crimea have uncovered evidence of the largest bird ever found in Europe. Standing taller than an elephant and weighing nearly 1,000 pounds, this enormous bird could still run at a face pace when threatened. Read more......
10:34, 06/27/2019

There’s A Flappy Bird Battle Royale Game Now, And It’s Good Flappy Royale, released today in beta on mobile and PC by game designers Orta Therox, Em Lazer-Walker, and Zach Gage, seems like a lot of things: clever, opportunistic, a joke. But it’s also fun....
00:34, 06/28/2019

Bird is adding a shareable electric motorcycle to its fleet Bird, the company that rents out electric razor scooters, is adding an electric motorcycle to its fleet of micro-mobility vehicles. The Bird Cruiser is described as a "seated electric vehicle," which can carry up to two adults at a time. You'll ...
19:17, 06/04/2019

Bunny or bird? New viral video splits the internet TUCSON – Blue and back or white and gold? Yanny or Laurel? These questions may seem a bit odd, but once upon a time, the answers to this question divided the internet. Now in 2019, the newest internet riddle has begun to take its course in work...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Warframe’s Gas City Is Now Stalked By A Giant Robotic Bird The Ropalolyst stalks the Corpus Gas City on Jupiter occasionally feasting on the metropolis’ machinery as if the place were made of worms. Part of Warframe’s latest update, the Jovian Concord, the gigantic bird comes from an ancient race of AI terra...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Bird Scooters Looking For Several Hundred Million More Dollars to Piss Away The Information got their hands on Bird’s presentation to current investors and the overall picture is not pretty. The e-scooter company, currently valued at $2.3 billion, is low on cash after losing $100 million in the first quarter of 2019. This de...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
02:51, 05/28/2019

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss this year after tearing her Achilles, but now, veteran leader Sue Bird will be out for most, if not al...
04:51, 05/22/2019

Man caught at JFK smuggling finches for bird-singing competitions A Connecticut man tried smuggling nearly three dozen live finches from Guyana through JFK Airport so he could sell them for use in high-stakes Big Apple bird-singing competitions, federal officials said....
23:51, 06/17/2019

Greg Bird’s despairing forecast: ‘Timetables are pointless’ There’s no telling when Greg Bird might be back. The first baseman has been out with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot since April 13. He was in a walking boot for two weeks before getting out of it Monday, but he still isn’t close to returning....
12:34, 05/05/2019

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av...
17:51, 05/21/2019

This Seagull Traffic Reporter Provides the Bird’s Eye View the World Needs Right Now Transport for London has a new traffic reporter that is earning fans for its unique ability to get a bird’s eye view of the city’s traffic. Of course the ability to get a bird’s eye view comes quite naturally to the reporter, becaus...
17:00, 05/01/2019

World’s first bird brain surgery performed on parrot These human surgeons are for the birds. When wildlife rangers discovered a strange lump on a “wild-hatched” parrot’s skull, they took action and got it the best medical attention New Zealand could provide. Now the Massey University ...
16:00, 05/10/2019

The Apple Card is a beautiful baby bird and should be handled as such An Apple Card support page warns if the titanium credit card comes into contact with leather or denim, the interaction could cause “permanent discoloration that might not wash off.”...
23:34, 08/22/2019

US aviation officials think a bird strike was factor in 737 Max crash U.S. aviation officials believe a bird strike may have led to the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max in March, according to a person familiar with the matter....
16:00, 05/21/2019

In Dramatic Video, Girl On Rollercoaster Gets Hit On The Head By Bird Rollercoasters are usually not for the faint-hearted, but one girl in Australia got more than she bargained for when a bird hit her in the face mid-ride....
21:17, 07/31/2019

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
09:51, 06/28/2019

Specially trained dogs try to save threatened turtle species Conservation groups in the Midwest are taking an unconventional approach to tracking rare and threatened turtles on their lands by using a John Rucker, a Montana man who helps track the ornate box turtles with the help of his seven dogs....
02:17, 06/27/2019

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images These animal photos show what daily life looks like for animals that live in cities. As the climate changes, different species are making their way into cities, according to the Washington Post. Some spe...
15:51, 08/03/2019

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. R...
05:34, 07/20/2019

One million species risk extinction due to humans, says draft UN report "Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades," says new report, yet to be publicly released....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has displaced the red squirrel.But the black squirrel...
17:51, 08/13/2019

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about everyone of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump admi...
11:51, 08/14/2019

'I'm a different species': Deontay Wilder celebrates first-round KO of Breazeale – video Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less than six months after a split draw with Tyson Fury...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
13:17, 08/13/2019

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
06:00, 08/22/2019

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the o...
01:34, 07/19/2019

Fossilized teeth of Ice Age predators yield clues to why certain species survived Paleontologist Larisa DeSantis studies ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy Vanderbilt University. Visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are accustomed to seeing recreated scenes of, say, extinct saber-toothed cats ...
18:51, 08/06/2019

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
13:51, 07/18/2019

Saving the species: Artificially conceived rhino born at San Diego Zoo The success of the artificial insemination will reportedly help recover the near-extinct northern white rhino, of which only two females remain.        ...
23:51, 07/30/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of struggling creatures. ...
19:55, 08/12/2019

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
15:17, 07/26/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
11:00, 06/09/2019

Japan stabbing attack leaves at least 2 dead, 16 hurt; suspect dead, reports say A knife-wielding man attacked commuters -- including schoolchildren -- waiting at a suburban Tokyo bus stop during the morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least 19 others before he killed himself, Japanese police an...
07:34, 05/28/2019

12 Dead In Shooting At Government Building In Virginia; Gunman Shot Dead A longtime municipal employee in Virginia Beach shot and killed 11 people Friday afternoon and injured several others inside a public works building before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with......
07:34, 06/01/2019

Red Dead Online Is Filled With Massive Piles Of Dead And Burned Horses Red Dead Online players jumping into the game yesterday and today have discovered something terrible and strange: Piles of burned horse carcasses outside some towns, like Valentine. Many are surprised to find these piles and it seems to be the result...
17:51, 05/19/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
23:00, 06/15/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 UPDATE: Red Dead Online good news amid shock GTA 5 reveal Rockstar and Take-Two had quite a lot of information to drop on us this week regarding Red Dead Online and Red Dead Redemption 2 - here's everything you need to know....
16:51, 05/19/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Update: Red Dead Online news as shock RDR2 PC rumours return Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week includes plenty of new Red Dead Online bonuses' and another instance of rumours surrounding a PC release for the game....
07:17, 05/12/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
22:51, 05/04/2019

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highway, Canadian authorities revealed Monday....
19:51, 07/23/2019

Leon Edwards: MMA saved me from being 'dead, in prison or dead broke' Leon Edwards will fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday. For Edwards, getting to this point meant leaving a life filled with violence, crime and gangs....
15:51, 07/18/2019

Bird Announces Electric Moped That Can Injure Two Riders at the Same Time Bird is about to launch a new way to get seriously injured. It is similar to the current means the company provides for riders to get seriously injured, except with the new vehicle, riders can get seriously injured with their friends. Read more......
03:51, 06/05/2019

Fossil of 'super bird,' three times larger than ostrich, discovered Researchers have recently discovered the fossils of one of the largest birds that ever lived, estimating it weighed nearly 1,000 pounds and stood more than 10 feet tall....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to get Lifetime Achievement Award Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in 1980s propelled NBA to new level of popularity, to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Follow the Bird Lady! Cinderella costume parade – in pictures Christopher Wheeldon is bringing his in-the-round Cinderella ballet to the Royal Albert Hall in London, complete with 370 costumes. We went behind the scenes for English National Ballet’s final preparations Continue reading......
11:00, 05/26/2019

Larry Bird wants artist to remove tattoos from Indianapolis mural A mural depicting a heavily tattooed Larry Bird has gotten under the NBA legend’s skin, his lawyer says. Bird, 62, is demanding California-based street artist Jules Muck remove most of the tats that cover his body in a mural that appeared last ...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike co...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center...
21:17, 07/11/2019

Ferrari drops Bird for Molina in GTE line-up over FE clash uncertainty Sam Bird has been replaced in Ferrari's World Endurance Championship line-up as a result of the continuing uncertainty over date clashes with his Envision Virgin Racing Formula E programme...
00:51, 08/14/2019

Unique Bird With Bizarrely Long Toe Found Fossilized in Amber Meet the ancient bird that had toes longer than its lower legs. Researchers have discovered a bird foot from 99 million years ago preserved in amber that had a hyper-elongated third toe. ...
19:51, 07/12/2019

Shaq hosts, Bird and Magic honored at NBA Awards show SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The biggest names in pro basketball are gathering for the annual NBA Awards show. Shaquille O’Neal presides over the festivities Monday night from Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport. The finalists for the Most...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Bird flies into girl’s face during roller coaster ride One way to make a roller coaster more exciting is to have birds fly directly at the passengers during the ride. Footage uploaded to Facebook shows a young girl in Australia being struck in the face by a bird in the middle of the thrill ride. Accordin...
17:17, 07/30/2019

Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with “biomimicry” technology that could eventually lead to quieter landings and less pollution....
00:51, 07/20/2019

Larry Bird Complains After Artist’s Mural Makes Him Seem Too Interesting Artist Jules Muck recently painted a mural of Larry Bird in the Fountain Square section of Indianapolis, which features the image of Bird in his Indiana State jersey doing the “Shh!” gesture, similar to the Nov. 28, 1977 cover of Sports Illustrated. ...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Not Even a Fire-Loving Bird Can Handle Climate Change's Heat Fire is central in the world of black-backed woodpeckers, to the point that the birds pick cavities in recently burned trees to make their nests. But new research suggests that even these fire enthusiasts aren’t able to handle the inferno climate cha...
06:17, 08/07/2019

Fossil of 99m-year-old bird with unusually long toes found Ancient bird’s foot is so distinctive palaeontologists declare it a new speciesThe fossilised remains of a bizarre, ancient bird that had middle toes longer than its lower legs have been found in a lump of amber from Myanmar.The elongated toe resembl...
18:17, 07/11/2019

Greg Bird nowhere close to being Yankees’ Luke Voit replacement Greg Bird won’t be the Yankees’ answer at first base. With Luke Voit potentially out for six weeks with a sports hernia, the Yankees have an opening at first base. DJ LeMahieu, who would seemingly fill in at the position in his absence, has missed th...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Olive production leads to bird killings on 'catastrophic scale' Hundreds of thousands of legally-protected birds are killed in southern Europe every year after being sucked out of trees and into machines which are harvesting olives....
18:00, 05/17/2019

| Bird hits consecutive centuries as SA U19s fall short Jonathan Bird continued his form with a second century of the series as the SA under-19s were defeated in the penultimate Youth ODI against Pakistan....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Pilot hailed as hero after bird strike disables Russian jet A Russian pilot was being hailed as a hero for safely landing his passenger jet in a cornfield after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff, causing both engines to malfunction...
20:51, 08/15/2019

US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions In Damage From Bird Strike A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan, the US Marine Corp said in a statement Wednesday....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
01:34, 06/12/2019

Ten years after long-shot Kentucky Derby win, Mine That Bird still seems like a UFO The gelding came out of nowhere to win the Run for the Roses at 50-1 odds before fading into retirement, not on a verdant Kentucky farm but in a land of unexplained phenomena: Roswell, N.M....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Murder Mystery breaks Bird Box's Netflix viewing record Adam Sandler comedy was watched by 31m accounts in its opening weekend, according to streaming giant’s own figuresAdam Sandler’s latest film in his eight-movie deal with Netflix has broken the streaming giant’s record for opening weekend views.Murder...
15:17, 06/19/2019

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Surging water levels are making matters worse for a Great Lakes shorebird that’s already on the endangered list. Piping plovers build nests and raise their young on beaches around the lakes. Coastline development has sh...
08:34, 06/17/2019

Jason Schwartzman bravely takes on Big Bird on Lip Sync Battle We all have our favorite epic Lip Sync Battles to look back on: Sir Ben Kingsley versus John Cho, Jimmy Fallon against Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Devil Wears Prada foes (and real-life friends) Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt. But this week LSB aims for...
18:34, 05/29/2019

Flightless bird three times the size of an ostrich used to roam Europe A huge flightless bird called Pachystruthio dmanisensis lived in eastern Europe 1.8 million years ago, just when hominins first entered the continent from Africa...
02:51, 06/27/2019

New Species Of Viper With Unique Heat-Sensing Ability Found In Arunachal A new species of snake has been found in Arunachal Pradesh's West Kameng district, an official said on Friday. The new species of reddish brown pit viper - a venomous snake with a unique heat sensing......
08:51, 05/10/2019

One million species threatened as global extinction rates speed up, U.N. report says The "unprecedented" loss of biodiversity around the globe is a growing threat to humans, according to a first-of-its-kind report by the United Nations....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The ...
19:51, 08/23/2019

Do windfarms kill birds? How Australia can limit the impact on threatened species Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed windfarm draws attention to where renewable energy projects are being builtDo windfarms kill birds? Unarguably, they have and do.The damage turbines can inflict was infamously highlighted at California’s Altamont P...
09:17, 08/04/2019

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wildlife Conservation....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
17:51, 05/17/2019

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
20:00, 04/28/2019

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20:00, 05/08/2019

Rare new shark species squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
18:51, 07/22/2019

2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past We will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for analysing tiny fragments of fossil remains...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Murray State Prof Discovers New Insect Species With Help From Five-Year-Old Daughter LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE/WTPR) – A Murray State University biology professor made an entomological discovery in her back yard thanks to a special research assistant ….her 5-year-old daughter. Dr. Laura Sullivan-Beckers said her daughter, Syl...
19:00, 06/27/2019

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19:55, 08/12/2019

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
06:51, 08/09/2019

Rhino born at San Diego Zoo, marking key step in protecting threatened species LOS ANGELES — A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction. San Diego Zo...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Bird adds new vehicle to its fleet: a two-seater electric bicycle with an LCD screen. Bird, which operates in more than 100 cities around the globe, plans to add a seated electric vehicle that can accommodate up to two adults to its fleet....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. A Largo, Fla. resident, who identified herself as Karen Mason online, shared t...
01:51, 06/29/2019

Bird seen feeding cigarette to chick is a wake-up call: ‘People just don’t care’ When Karen Mason went to St. Pete Beach in Florida last week, she had planned to spend a quiet evening protecting nesting birds on the shore, something she does two or three times a week during nesting season. But what started off as a typical visit ...
01:34, 06/29/2019

Heartbreaking Pics Show Bird Feeding Cigarette To Baby Chick A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt. The heartbreaking scene was clicked by Largo resident Karen Mason, who shared the pictures on Facebook....
21:51, 06/28/2019

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi weren’t satisfied with USA Basketball’s schedule. So they changed it. The new program is aimed at increasing competition and generating exposure before the Olympics, and will help keep some top players in the United States....
15:17, 08/16/2019

Russian pilot hailed after 'miracle' landing of passenger jet following bird strike A Russian airliner carrying 226 passengers made an emergency landing outside Moscow on Thursday after hitting a flock of birds during take-off, causing both engines to malfunction, according to the airline. ...
17:17, 08/15/2019

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem. ...
21:00, 05/11/2019

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech...
06:51, 07/19/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and cut costs....
04:34, 05/08/2019

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
15:34, 06/28/2019

Air Force Thunderjet hits bird, drops three dummy bombs over Florida An A-10C Thunderbolt II jet was struck by a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida, the plane's home base in central Georgia said late Monday....
20:51, 07/02/2019

Earl Thomas Says He Doesn't Regret Flipping The Bird At Pete Carroll Safety Earl Thomas starred in one of the more iconic images from last year’s NFL campaign when he shot a middle finger toward his own sideline and head coach, Pete Carroll, while being carted off the field after breaking his leg. Now, months later, T...
18:34, 07/25/2019

Video Captures Alarming Moment Girl on Rollercoaster Gets Hit in the Face by a Bird People who ride rollercoasters are often seeking a thrill. But a young girl on the DC Rivals Hypercoaster at Warner Bros. Movie World in Queensland, Australia, recently got a bit more thrill than she bargained for when a large bird flew into her face...
01:17, 07/31/2019

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the mud squint past their headlamps at the secretive marsh bird.They have tramped through tall cordgrass ...
09:34, 05/30/2019

‘Bird or bunny?’ The internet is freaking out over latest optical illusion craze First there was the “The Dress,” then the Yanny or Laurel debate — and now, the great “bird or bunny” battle of 2019. Internet users have been going back and forth over the latest optical illusion craze, which got started by a...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird to receive NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award Pro Basketball Hall of Fame players Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird will be co-recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 NBA Awards in June....
16:34, 05/16/2019

BJP, In Early Bird Special, Launches Uttar Pradesh By-Poll Preps The ruling BJP, after scoring big in back-to-back national elections in Uttar Pradesh, is first off the block in planning for by-elections in 13 assembly seats in the next few months....
20:34, 07/26/2019

I hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird. And if some Democrats go down, so be it | Jill Filipovic Holding people accountable for abusing girls should be nonpartisan. Sadly, in the Trump era of lowered expectations, we can’t count on thatI hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird.The wealthy and well-connected financier and registered sex offender w...
19:00, 07/09/2019

Video: How high-flying Bird's 2018/19 FE title charge fell apart For the first time in the history of ABB FIA Formula E, Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird heads to a season finale without a chance to win a title...
17:34, 07/11/2019

Tattooed Larry Bird mural in Indiana has NBA legend crying foul Basketball Hall of Famer Larry Bird is a legend in the state of Indiana and a mural painted on the side of a multi-family residence has the three-time NBA champion crying foul....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Mysterious Orange Bird Turns Out to Be a Regular Gull Covered in Curry or Something In an incident that an animal welfare organization in Britain described as the “strangest casualty circumstances” it’s seen in some time, a bizarre-looking orange bird that was brought to its hospital for treatment turned out to be herring gull that ...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Sea level rise threatens bird habitats along Atlantic Coast, study says Sea level rise is hitting coastal habitats along the south Atlantic Coast faster than scientists previously thought, threatening species of birds and whole ecosystems....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Artist will remove tattoos from Indianapolis mural of Larry Bird — except one Basketball legend Larry Bird wasn't thrilled when he spotted a mural of himself on an Indianapolis building, so he contacted the artist, Jules Muck.       ...
07:34, 08/22/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
15:34, 05/06/2019

Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction Dionell Datiles/EyeEm/Getty The world may be in the throes of a mass extinction, the sixth time in the planet's history that species are experiencing a major global collapse in numbers. Historically, mass extinctions have been caused by catastrophic...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
09:17, 06/16/2019

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sa...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes cr...
01:51, 08/13/2019

An invasive snail species was discovered in luggage at the Atlanta airport thanks to a pair of beagles A pair of beagles discovered two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, according to US Customs and Border Protection....
14:17, 06/30/2019

Tiny shark species that squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets discovered Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
17:34, 07/23/2019

3 Foot Tall Parrot Species Discovered On New Zealand, Island Of Feathered Giants Scientists have uncovered fossilized leg bones from a gigantic parrot that once inhabited Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. ...
07:17, 08/08/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is n...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Snake mistake: CSIRO says it's a myth that Australia is home to world's deadliest species Australian science agency says there are a ‘negligible number of human deaths’ from snake bites in AustraliaThe popular suggestion that Australia is home to the world’s deadliest snakes is largely a myth, with the risk of bites and death far greater ...
07:51, 05/26/2019

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity exp...
22:51, 05/06/2019

Chick flick: cockatoo gives anti-nesting spikes the bird in viral video Footage shows Australian parrot breaching building’s defences with delightFootage capturing a rebellious sulphur-crested cockatoo’s triumph over bird guard spikes has gone viral on Facebook. Continue reading......
05:00, 07/05/2019

See the Larry Bird mural after artist removed nearly all tattoos at the NBA legend's request The artist who painted a heavily tattooed Larry Bird in an Indianapolis mural has removed nearly all the tattoos after Bird requested the changes.       ...
21:17, 08/24/2019

Disney guest suffered traumatic brain injury after bird attack: suit A Florida woman is suing the Most Magical Place On Earth, claiming it knew that seasonal nesting birds were a threat to Disney resort guests but refused to do anything about them — which led to her being attacked and injured. “If there’s a comp...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Georgia Southern QB Has Charges Dropped After Cops Mistook Bird Poop For Cocaine Georgia Southern starting QB Shai Werts was charged on July 31 for misdemeanor cocaine possession after cops in Saluda County, South Carolina pulled him over for speeding and then tested a white substance on the hood of his car. If you’re wondering w...
19:00, 08/09/2019

Woman Suffers Injuries After Bird "Dive-Bombed" Her, Sues Disney World A woman is suing Walt Disney World Resort after she says she was "dive-bombed" by a bird, sustaining severe head and neck injuries, according to her lawyer and the lawsuit....
05:00, 05/30/2019

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Bird snaps up Scoot, letting its electric scooters return to the streets of San Francisco Bird, a giant in the burgeoning electric scooter market, has bought smaller company Scoot, enabling its two-wheelers to return to the streets of San Francisco.The likes of Bird and Lime didn't endear themselves to the authorities when they flood...
14:00, 06/13/2019

A bright orange bird was rescued from the highway. Turns out it was just a seagull covered in curry A bright orange bird was rescued in England. Vets soon discovered the 'exotic' bird was just a seagull covered in curry or turmeric.        ...
03:17, 07/09/2019

Solo Uber ride for orphaned baby bird to Utah rehab center An orphaned baby bird traveled to a wildlife rehabilitation center — all by itself — after a group of drunk friends who encountered it ordered the animal an Uber, as they were unfit to drive....
15:34, 07/07/2019

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird recipients of NBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award Basketball Hall of Famers and NBA icons Magic Johnson and Larry Bird are this year’s recipients of the NBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Ole Miss' NCAA Championship hopes derailed after golfer hits bird with ball The Ole Miss men’s golf team suffered some horrible luck over Wednesday during an NCAA Regional contest in California in which they would have needed to finish in the top five to go to the NCAA Championship....
19:17, 05/17/2019

Sue Bird’s injury lets her attend World Cup final, see Megan Rapinoe, USWNT Sue Bird has missed the entire WNBA season thus far due to knee surgery. The good thing about it is that she can get to Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup final to watch her girlfriend, Megan Rapinoe, and the US Women’s National Team....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Small bird seen swooping over N.S. forest helps naturalists bring halt to logging The province's minister of lands and forestry announced today that he's ordering an investigation into a proposed harvest in about 80 scenic hectares of mixed forest between two lakes in Annapolis County....
17:17, 06/15/2019

Plan to cut 80,000 trees in beloved Halifax park delayed to protect bird nests Earlier this week, city officials announced the cutting at Point Pleasant Park - aimed at restoring the health of the park's Acadian forest - would be finished by the end of July....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Inbreeding crisis: hybrid helmeted honeyeaters introduced into wild to stop species dying out Only 230 of the sub-species remain in the wild, a population that will become unsustainable without interbreeding • The Guardian Australia/Birdlife Australia bird of the year poll will return in October Researchers have introduced three dozen hybrid ...
03:17, 08/24/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of the century if global emissions continue at busines...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Nature Is Incredible: This Suicidal Octopus Species Can Perfectly Camouflage Itself As A Hamburger To Get Predators To Eat It Faster If you love nature and biology, then prepare to have your mind blown when you learn about this incredible miracle of evolution: This suicidal octopus can perfectly camouflage itself as a hamburger to get predators to eat it faster!...
22:17, 08/02/2019

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to ...
18:17, 06/18/2019

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
22:51, 06/14/2019

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt: 'Absolutely disheartening' A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. ...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Georgia Southern’s Shai Werts arrested in bizarre cocaine-bird poop case A college quarterback claims a white substance on his car which tested positive for cocaine is actually bird poop. Shai Werts, a junior at Georgia Southern, was arrested on July 31 after being pulled over for driving 80 mph and having a white powder ...
17:51, 08/06/2019

Larry Bird objects to tattoos on Indianapolis mural of him, asks street artist to remove them Street artist Jules Muck painted a mural of Larry Bird that was full of tattoos; NBA Hall of Famer wants them removed to protect his brand.       ...
07:34, 08/21/2019

| Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap....
16:34, 04/29/2019

Jason Schwartzman, Ben Whishaw, and Andrew Bird join Chris Rock in season 4 of Fargo Its been nearly a year since FX confirmed that a fourth season of Noah Hawley’s Fargo would be happening with Chris Rock in the lead, and now the network has finally released a larger cast list that has some other big names (both in terms of famous p...
18:51, 07/18/2019

A Bird Strike Caused an Air Force Plane to Accidentally Drop Three Training Bombs on Florida According to the FAA, over 14,000 bird strikes happen every year at US airports. Most of the time they’re inconsequential, occasionally they can cause a lot of damage, but things could have been especially catastrophic on Monday when a bird strike ca...
04:00, 07/05/2019

WNBA star Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend, says calling President Trump out is necessary Sue Bird, the WNBA star and girlfriend of World Cup hero Megan Rapinoe, talked about using a platform to make a positive difference.       ...
01:34, 07/23/2019

Sandra Bullock reveals she made 'Bird Box' for her kids during MTV Movie & TV Awards acceptance speech When Netflix released "Bird Box" — starring Sandra Bullock — in December, the horror movie set a new record for the streaming giant, becoming the most-watched film within the first seven days of its release. Now, the 54-year-old actress is revealing ...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Mother Bird Stops Moving Tractor To Protect Eggs. Touching Video Is Viral A touching video clip, which shows a small bird stepping in front of a tractor to stop it from moving towards her eggs, has gone viral on social media....
10:00, 07/12/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Blue Bird Flew Away: A Reflect Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Blue Bird Flew Away: A Reflection On Gentleness And Kyoto Animation • I Really Want To Play Outer Wilds But I’m Playing So Many Other Games • Question Of The Day: Fast Food Go-Tos ...
16:17, 07/31/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling in light of recent reports about the damaging effects of human activity on the climate and biodiversit...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Mona's invasive species recipes: sea urchin spaghetti, venison tataki and gorse flower ice-cream Mona’s artist in residence Kirsha Kaechele has published a cookbook unlike any other. Here are some recipes that you could actually make – if you dareI am fascinated by invasive species, and the philosophy around the idea of “invasive”. I grew up on ...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Bizarre, exotic orange bird discovered on England highway turns out to be seagull soaked in curry If you spotted a bright orange bird chilling on the side of the road you’d probably do a double-take and then check your coffee to make sure it’s not laced with a hallucinogenic substance. Drivers in England recently spotted just such a b...
20:34, 07/08/2019

Sue Bird's knee surgery means she can attend World Cup final in support of Megan Rapinoe Sue Bird says reaction is mostly positive to her article on Players' Tribune website about girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and US play at World Cup.       ...
05:17, 07/04/2019

Nature in worst shape in human history with 1 million species at risk of extinction, massive UN report warns In a sweeping, first-of-its-kind report, the United Nations says more species now are threatened with extinction than at any time in human history.        ...
14:34, 05/06/2019

England vs Wales clash is final chance for World Cup hopefuls to catch the eye of early-bird Eddie Jones England face Wales at Twickenham on Sunday in the first of four warm-up matches to prepare for the World Cup but, in truth, their road to Japan started four years ago....
20:00, 08/09/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
07:51, 06/08/2019

Meet the 'cat-fox,' a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species The 'cat-fox,' a mysterious feline that roams the French island of Corsica, may be a new species, according to wildlife officials.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

'Crowded out of existence': Up to 1M species at risk of extinction because of human activities, report says Up to a million species are at risk of extinction because of human activities, a United Nations report warns.        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Vergne seals back-to-back FE titles as Frijns wins New York finale Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers title despite finishing down in seventh place in the second New York race, which was won by Robin Frijns...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Liverpool reach back-to-back Champions League finals after comeback vs. Barcelona Jürgen Klopp's side overcame a large first-leg deficit against Barcelona to advance to the Champions League final for the second straight season. It is the third final in the German coach's career....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Back-to-Back Outbreaks of Gun Violence in El Paso and Dayton Stun Country In a country that has become nearly numb to men with guns opening fire in schools, at concerts and in churches, shooting in Texas and Ohio left the public shaken....
12:17, 08/05/2019

| Van Aert clinches back to back Dauphine stages, Yates in yellow Wout van Aert won a second successive stage of the Criterium du Dauphine with victory on day five as Britain's Adam Yates remained in the leader's yellow jersey....
01:34, 06/14/2019

Frijns wins in New York as Vergne seals back-to-back FE titles Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers title despite finishing down in seventh place in the second New York race, which was won by Robin Frijns...
00:51, 07/15/2019

Jean-Eric Vergne crowned back-to-back Formula E champion Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne became the first driver to successfully defend the Formula E title as a seventh-placed finish in the final race of the 2018-19 season in New York Sunday was enough to wrap up the championship....
08:51, 07/15/2019

#TheSquad Claps Back at Trump’s ‘Go Back’ to Your Own Country Comments, Saying They Won’t Take the Bait Congress’ Fab Freshmen squaded up against Donald Trump Monday, calling his attacks on them racist click bait that wasn’t going to deter them from working on the issues the people sent them to the House to solve — including impeaching him if necessary...
03:51, 07/16/2019

A minor league hockey team won back-to-back titles. Then it kept the trophy. "I don't know if I should say this or not, but Colorado kept the trophy, if you can believe it," Patrick Kelly, commissioner emeritus of the ECHL, said on a Toledo radio station....
04:17, 06/02/2019

After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. In response to calls for action after two mass shootings, President Donald Trump told the country he has called for "red flag" laws.        ...
03:51, 08/06/2019

Georgia lawmaker who said man told her to 'go back where you came from' walks back part of claim A Georgia state lawmaker has walked back a significant part of her viral claim that a white man told her to "go back where you came from" during a testy argument in a supermarket checkout lane, after the man denied the encounter unfolded the way she ...
14:51, 07/22/2019

Watch: Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo wins back-to-back celebrity golf titles Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo won his second consecutive celebrity golf title, beating former Major League Baseball pitcher Mark Mulder by two strokes at the American Century Championship....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
13:51, 08/07/2019

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday kicked off a two-day pledging forum to drum up funds to help get the vulnerable country ge...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Evian in a heat wave starts back-to-back women's golf majors The Evian Championship begins back-to-back major championships in women's golf for the first time in six decades       ...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or Jimi Hendrix on the Isle of Wight: all these landma...
17:34, 05/26/2019

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee ...
12:51, 08/23/2019

Airbus designed a plane prototype to look like a 'bird of prey' – take a look Airbus is working to inspire the latest and greatest in flight innovation – and using a "bird of prey" conceptual design to do so.       ...
16:34, 07/23/2019

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.        ...
20:34, 06/10/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
15:34, 05/13/2019

Larry Bird asks that 'inked' street art be re-painted Larry Bird has requested that street artist Jules Muck remove all tattoos from the Larry Bird mural she painted.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Trump says he disagrees with ‘send her back’ chant directed at Rep. Omar during his rally despite his previous ‘go back’ tweet Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line between criticizing the chant and supporting the president’s efforts to turn Somali-born Omar and three other minority lawmakers into the face of the Democratic Party....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Trump hits back after accusations of racism over 'go back' tweet Donald Trump has hit back after being accused of making "racist and disgusting" remarks about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
05:17, 07/15/2019

Bear bites back after camera records back scratch An Asian Black Bear has been filmed having a good back scratch at the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia's Far East. Soon after the bear finds and chomps down on the camera. (June 18)        ...
19:34, 06/18/2019

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a double play, and the surging Braves beat the Giants 9-2 on Wednesday night. Aust...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Wait, is 'Angry Birds 2' actually good? Critics admit the sequel is bird-tastic fun Critics can't help but laugh at the antics in "The Angry Birds Movie 2," which has a menacing, ice-ball hurling eagle named Zeta (Leslie Jones).        ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

As Ezekiel Elliott continues holdout, Dallas Cowboys bring back running back Alfred Morris With Ezekiel Elliott still holding out, the Dallas Cowboys moved to secure a veteran presence in the backfield, signing Alfred Morris.       ...
16:51, 07/30/2019

Watch: Tiger Woods bags back-to-back birdies, eagle to climb 2019 PGA Championship leaderboard Tiger Woods prowled back by starting the front nine with back-to-back birdies and an eagle after shooting 3-over-par on the back nine to open the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship, joins Tiger Woods as only back-to-back winners in stroke play FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship, joins Tiger Woods as only back-to-back winners in stroke play....
01:51, 05/20/2019

Watch: Reds hit back-to-back HRs in first, trounce Indians Nick Senzel and Joey Votto started Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians with back-to-back home runs and the Cincinnati Reds never looked back, winning 7-2....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A's 6-2 win over Mariners Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 for their seventh straight win        ...
11:51, 05/25/2019

Michael Avenatti to face back-to-back arraignments in one day It’s going to be a tough day Tuesday for disgraced celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti — he faces two nearly back-to-back arraignments in Manhattan federal court. Avenatti’s first scheduled appearance involves charges that he tried to...
21:00, 05/27/2019

AOC hits back after Trump tweets ‘go back’ to your country Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ​slapped back Sunday at President Trump for suggesting that she and three other freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from, saying he’s irked at them because they push back at his ...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Alonso claims back-to-back victories in Toyota one-two "Fernando Alonso claimed back-to-back victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, overtaking the rival Toyota on the final hour before holding on to win the famous sportscar race."...
16:51, 06/16/2019

Here’s how the Earth got so wet, according to scientists Water is essential for life on Earth and is one of our most precious natural resources. But considering how our planet formed, it is quite surprising how much water we still have. The Earth aggregated from a cloud of gas and dust – a protoplanetary d...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scientific evidence....
23:51, 04/28/2019

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targeted "progressive Democratic congresswomen," &mdash...
08:51, 07/15/2019

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around the world"....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke.R...
21:51, 08/06/2019

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque a...
08:17, 06/16/2019

How scientists could one day predict your memories Do you remember your first kiss? What about your grandma dying? Chances are you do, and that’s because emotional memories are at the core of our personal life story. Some rare moments are just incredibly intense and stand out from an otherwise repeti...
13:34, 07/19/2019

Scientists Think They Know Why So Many Meteorites Look Like Cones You might think of meteors as flashes in the sky that result in lumpy-looking meteorites on the ground. But not all meteorites are lumps. A substantial population, like the leftovers from the 2013 Chelyabinsk airburst, are notably conical. One team o...
04:00, 07/24/2019

Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those core ideas.Read more......
00:17, 06/04/2019

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A’s 6-2 win over Mariners OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With six home runs in his last nine games, Mark Canha is trying to do his best impression of Oakland teammate Khris Davis. That’s going to be critical in the coming weeks while Davis continues to recover from a sore left ...
12:34, 05/25/2019

Back-to-back hurricanes churn towards Hawaii Back-to-back hurricanes churned in the eastern Pacific on Wednesday towards Hawaii, with one set to lose punch when it reaches the U.S. archipelago state even as its mate gains might....
13:17, 07/31/2019

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive....
01:34, 07/17/2019

Scientists think Leonardo da Vinci probably had ADHD Legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci may have had ADHD, according to a shocking paper published 500 years after his death. It’s claimed that da Vinci — who famously left behind a number of unfinished works — had all the hallmarks of someone with ...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Scientists top list of most trusted professions in US Pew survey shows rise in confidence that scientists will act in public’s interestScientists have topped a survey of trusted professions, with adults in the US more confident that they act in the public’s best interests than employees from any other l...
23:17, 08/02/2019

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eas...
17:51, 05/23/2019

Scientists Are Stuck on the Mystery of Tape There’s a certain patience required for studying sticky tape. Sure, sometimes experiments require peeling, but other times, researchers must simply sit around and wait for the adhesive to fail. These experiments are bringing scientists closer to some...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes....
21:00, 05/22/2019

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20, 1969, man would step on the lunar surface for the first time. Among the millions watching around the...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Scientists figured out how tides cause earthquakes Scientists discovered why earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges occur during low tides, and the answer lies in the magma chambers lying below, according to a new report....
20:17, 06/07/2019

7 Swans Scientists Should Turn Into Worms Swans are beautiful birds, but a lot of swans would be better if they were worms instead of swans. Using science, it is important to transform several swans into earthworms so that they become better. Here are seven swans that scientists should turn ...
01:51, 08/16/2019

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. But already, they noted in a statement, it's made its way over to the United Kingdom — likely through...
20:17, 08/14/2019

Scientists found stardust in the most unlikely of places Earth has managed to avoid any truly catastrophic impacts from objects in space for quite some time, but that doesn’t mean material from the cosmos doesn’t regularly rain down on our world. Scientists regularly observe rocks of varying si...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oc...
01:17, 08/15/2019

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Virginia Mason have an answer, though: let sci...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t b...
00:51, 08/15/2019

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
20:00, 04/28/2019

CFE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST WEEK IN ITS HISTORY;Single-Day Volume Reaches Consecutive Highs on Thursday and Friday,VIX Futures Sets Back-to-Back Daily Trading Records CHICAGO, May 10, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that the Exchange set several new trading records during the week ended Friday, May 7, 2010. From May 3 through May 7, CFE experienced the most active trading week in its h...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
02:17, 08/15/2019

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nan...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that...
17:17, 08/15/2019

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
01:00, 06/05/2019

‘Invisible’ severe turbulence will become more common: scientists Severe turbulence that’s “invisible to pilots” will be three times as common in the near future, scientists have warned. This could put passengers at risk of injury – and even make some flights take longer. This “invisible tur...
01:51, 08/09/2019

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people ...
02:00, 07/07/2019

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. S...
22:51, 06/27/2019

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
03:17, 07/05/2019

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of t...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Scientists think they’ve found all the ‘missing’ iron in the universe These days, scientists think they have a pretty good idea of what the universe is made of. By detecting the telltale signatures of various elements in celestial bodies like stars, asteroids, and other planets, scientists can estimate how abundant or ...
06:51, 07/11/2019