Two rats, in two different countries, wirelessly connected via electrical implants in their brains. The rat on the left is called the encoder. It knows that when it depresses a lever it will receive a reward. What it doesn't know is that the electrical signals generated in its brain are ...
Strong winds pushed hundreds of tumbleweeds against a Midland, Texas home. The homeowner says it's 'the most ridiculous thing I've ever seen.' (Feb. 27)
Tens of thousands gathered in St. Peter's Square for Pope Benedict XVI's final audience before his resignation. The Pope spoke in English, and asked Catholics to pray for both him and the new Pope. (Feb. 27)
At least 18 foreign tourists are reported dead, after a hot air balloon crashed near Luxor, Egypt. The tourists are reported to be from Britain, France, Japan and Hong Kong. (Feb. 26)
Fragments from the meteor are being collected around Chelyabinsk, Russia. It's estimated that the debris will sell for more than $2000 a gram.
Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday in Arkansas in an apparent suicide. She was 37. (Feb. 18)
The latest & greatest in technology is on display at CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show.
In a long-term study with bonobos, they showed a higher tendency to share food with strangers than with friends.
Scientist have discovered a sun-like star with five planets orbiting. One could possibly sustain life.
He's one of the smartest men of history, but Stephen Hawking is trapped inside his own body.