Egyptian fruit bats apparently hit their food targets by deliberately not aiming at them. They point their sonar sound beam to either side of the target instead.
Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin says President Obama needs to go to war with Iran to boost his chances of re-election, adding that the US is “ready for another revolution”.
A deluge of snow has hit Washington, leaving 200,000 without power and the streets deserted as a mammoth blizzard holds Capitol Hill in its freezing grasp.
Obama “has not ruled out” a New York federal court trial for 09/11 planner Kalid Sheikh Mohammed, but is considering objections by the city’s mayor and police commissioner.
Toads have "taken over" almost all of the modern world after an ancestral mutation allowed the creatures to thrive under drier conditions that their amphibian peers.
Ukraine’s opposition leader and former prime minister Viktor Yanukovych has lived up to his name by claiming victory in eastern European country’s election run-off.
The New Orleans Saints danced as they celebrated trouncing the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 yesterday, marking the team's first ever Super Bowl win in its 43 year history.
Costa Rica has elected Laura Chinchilla as its first female president. The protégé of Nobel peace laureate President Oscar Arias won a landside victory.
A massive gas explosion ripped through a Connecticut-based power plant yesterday morning as workers cleaned a piping system, killing at least five and injuring many more.
Tourists will be disappointed by that the vertiginous observation deck of the world’s tallest tower has been unexpectedly shut down after just four weeks.
While "Avatar" remains science-fiction, the fundamental components behind the film's escapades continue to progress and already have practical uses in medicine.
The Canadian Prime Minister has announced that the G-7 countries will cancel all their bilateral debt with Haiti encouraging other nations like Venezuela and Taiwan to do the same.
Online dating companies are getting more technical in their match-making abilities including matching couples based on genetic markers of the immune systems.
Speaking at the closing of the Tea Party Convention in Nashville, Sarah Palin was likely happier to take her hundred grand speaking fee than boost her 2012 chances, says Bloomberg News.
Anticipating a new album fifteen years after his last release, Gil Scott-Heron gives an interview to The Guardian recalling Rikers Island and his white English fans.