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Far out: Scientists have successfully developed glow-in-the-dark pigs using jellyfish DNA

Scientists in China have successfully bred glow-in-the-dark pigs using jellyfish DNA. Researchers at the South China Agricultural University announced last month that they had successfully engineered 10 piglets that glowed green under a black light. Pretty cool, right? But why? The scientists said the technique pioneered by the University of…

Mall of America called ‘racist’ for arresting Native American women before protest

Two Native American women say that they were arrested at the Mall of America in Minnesota on New Year’s Day for attempting to have a traditional cultural celebration that the officials interpreted as a protest. The women, who are part of the activist group Idle No More, have called the…

NASA’s Hubble telescope spots ‘clouds’ in nearby ‘warm Neptune’ and ‘super-Earth’ planets

Images from outside of our solar system taken by NASA’s Hubble space telescope show that two exoplanets have what looks like high altitude clouds in their atmosphere.…

Fireworks blamed in Texas fire that torched hundreds of porta-potties

Fireworks are being blamed for an industrial fire in San Antonio, Texas at United Site Services, a rental business for portable toilets. According to MySanAntonio.com, the fire began around 10:30 p.m. and burned about 300 of the company’s units. Firefighters responded to the scene from Bexar County, Converse, Texas and…

‘Suck Dynasty’? Reality stars fizzle in awkward Fox New Year’s interview

Anyone looking for important revelations came away disappointed by a New Year’s Eve interview with “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson and his wife Korie on Fox News. Fox Anchors Bill Hemmer and Elisabeth Hasselbeck struggled gamely to pull some interesting answers out of the formerly streaked-and-tipped University of Louisiana at…

Pope calls for global solidarity in New Year blessing: ‘We have to stop on this road of violence!’

Pope Francis on Wednesday called for greater solidarity in the world in his first New Year blessing as pontiff in front of crowds of pilgrims on St Peter’s Square. “We all have a responsibility to act so that the world may be a community of brothers who respect each other,…

Law firm demands Florida man remove racist ‘commercial or whatever it is’ from Internet

The head of the production company behind a racist advertisement for an Alabama law firm took to YouTube again on Tuesday to respond to the firm’s letter threatening to sue him. McCutcheon & Hamner denies any involvement in the production of the commercial. Definitive Television, it claims, “hacked” its YouTube…

Pennsylvania trooper charged for punishing sleeping 13-year-old with pepper spray

A Pennsylvania State Trooper has been placed on unpaid leave after being charged for using pepper spray to punish his girlfriend’s 13-year-old son for sleeping instead of going to school. WTAE first reported that Trooper Ernest Boatright found the teen in bed earlier this year when he was supposed to…

South Carolina 15-year-old fatally shoots 12-year-old girl in the head with grandpa’s gun

A 15-year-old boy is in custody in South Carolina after shooting and killing a 12-year-old girl with his grandfather’s handgun over the weekend. According to WYFF, Laurens County deputies found Hope Alexandria Fair with a gunshot to the head at a mobile home Sunday night. Lt. Jawarski Shelton explained that…

GOP lawmaker attacks Obama with false Lincoln quotes that ‘sounded good’

A Republican gubernatorial candidate in Arizona said this week that he mistakenly misquoted former President Abraham Lincoln on class warfare to criticize President Barack Obama because the quotes “sounded good.” “You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich,” State Sen. Al Melvin (R) wrote on Twitter last week. “You…

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