Quantcast
Science

Dinosaur trackways uncovered in Canada suggest tyrannosaurs hunted in packs

The collective noun is a terror of tyrannosaurs: a pack of the prehistoric predators, moving…

Neil deGrasse Tyson: US must ‘sink lower’ before Congress will opt to protect the planet

In an exclusive interview with Salon, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his role as…

Scientists urge US to change its ‘national vision’ to curb coastal risks

(Reuters) – A group of top scientists has called for a fundamental change to how…

Tokyo artist transforms bonsai trees into ‘exobiotanica’ by launching them into space

Azuma Makoto has created a completely unprecedented set of landscape images that show organic life on the…

Tech News

US power giant Southern Company hopes to build more nuclear power reactors

(Reuters) – Southern Co, one of the biggest U.S. power companies, said it hopes to…

Facebook shares set to reach record high as market likes earnings

(Reuters) – Shares of Facebook Inc were set to open at a record high on…

Media

Iowa editor gets fired over anti-’gaystapo’ rant, then sues for religious discrimination

An Iowa newspaper editor who was fired after posting an anti-LGBT blog post is irate…

Jon Stewart loves the dummies at CNN so much, he wants you to help him buy it

Reacting to news that media mogul Rupert Murdoch is attempting to purchase media conglomerate Time…

U.S. News

Idaho teen held in Gitmo-like conditions as he awaits trial for killing father, brother: ACLU

An Idaho teen accused of brutally murdering his father and disabled younger brother has been…

GOP congressional candidate wants Americans to fight government tyranny with bazookas

A Republican congressional candidate responded to a mass shooting by suggesting that Americans had a…

WI Republican accused of using campaign funds to pay his lawyer in sex assault case

A Wisconsin state legislator is under fire after a review of campaign finance reports showed…

Fox’s Brian Kilmeade: Gay NFL player Michael Sam hurts team like dogfighter Michael Vick

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade this week compared to Michael Sam, the first openly-gay NFL…

Lawyers demand investigation of ‘horrifically botched’ two hour execution in Arizona

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) – Lawyers for a convicted double-murderer whose lethal injection in…

World

Iran leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urges Palestinians to keep fighting Israel

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Palestinians Wednesday to keep fighting Israel and to extend a conflict that has…

British experts examine second MH17 black box

British investigators have started examining the second black box from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine,…

Hamas rejects Gaza truce unless blockade lifted

Hamas Wednesday rejected a ceasefire to end 16 days of deadly fighting with Israel unless the blockade on the Gaza…

Naval ships from US, India and Japan to start war games

The United States, India and Japan are set to kick off week-long war games in the Pacific, beefing up naval…

Fighting rages near MH17 crash site in Ukraine

Fighting between Ukrainian troops and rebels raged Thursday near the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17, as experts in Britain…

More than 2.2 billion people ‘poor or near-poor’: UN

More than 2.2 billion people are “poor or near-poor”, with financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts…

Norway on alert over feared ‘terrorist’ attack by extremists from Syria

Norway has taken exceptional security measures after being informed of a possible imminent “terrorist attack” by militants who have fought…

Google+