If you’ve been laid off, now is the time to pivot your skills into...

Some people think they’ve hit a dead-end when the industry in which they’ve built their career downsizes, temporarily closes or shuts down. But “there’s no...

Halloween 2020 will be brightened by a rare blue moon

This extra-spooky Halloween comes only once in blue moon! On Oct. 31, the night sky will be brightened by the rare spectacle of a blue...

Courtroom sketch artist remembers 40 years of legendary bad guys

She’s the Vermeer of villains. Courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg has been at the trials of the century, meticulously capturing the likes of Anthony Weiner,...

Stunning new Jupiter photo shows 9,800-mile mega storm bigger than Earth

NASA has revealed a stunning photo of Jupiter showing its 9,800 mile Great Red Spot along with a brand new storm. NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope...

This app lets you spy on your neighbors through your phone

If you’ve got a smartphone, you’ve got a PI in your pocket. Slammed with apartment showings and paperwork, real estate broker Kyle Haas had no...

Bolsonaro downplays Amazon fires, accuses NGOs of blocking land titling

BRASÍLIA – President Jair Bolsonaro said late on Wednesday Brazil was being “disproportionately” criticized for fires in the Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands, at...

This Army-backed research could unlock ways to combat sleep deprivation

New discoveries uncovered by Army-backed scientists may help future soldiers better combat the ever-present problem of sleep deprivation. Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical...

Alligator sucking on helium wins parody Ig Nobel Prize

Scientists are answering a question no one is asking: What would it sound like if an alligator sucked up helium? When a team of international...

48,000-year-old Neanderthal tooth unearthed in Italy

The discovery of a baby tooth belonging to an adolescent Neanderthal in northern Italy’s Veneto region is shedding light on the doomed hominid’s final...

Meet the only senator with a full-time job outside politics — as a farmer

Jon Tester is the only senator who manages a full-time job outside of the Senate. A third-generation farmer on his family farm outside of...

The best new books to read: 6 top new releases, updated weekly

David French (nonfiction, St. Martin’s Press)The country is divided, and the polarity will only continue if left unchecked, says French, who presents a vision...

Killed in WWII, these New York City brothers were buried side by side

Alan Cahn was a young boy living in Forest Hills, when his cousins, Ferdinand and Alfred Lebrecht, were killed in combat during World War...

This is what virtual learning looks like for teachers

These teachers deserve a round of applause — and a much-needed nap. America’s inexhaustible educators have found themselves in the social media spotlight as schools...

High-tech AI ship launched on Mayflower’s 400th anniversary

The U.S. ambassador to Britain officially launched a ship named Mayflower on Wednesday, marking 400 years after a wooden vessel with the same name...

Burger King puts Whopper ‘recipe’ on wrappers to show no artificial preservatives

Sure you could just lift up the bun, but why bother when Burger King has now printed the ingredients that you already knew were...

Scientists spot giant planet orbiting dead white dwarf star

This planet is an absolute chonk. Scientists have discovered a Jupiter-size planet which, for the first time ever recorded, is orbiting a significantly smaller, dim...

Tesla driver busted for taking a nap — while going 93 mph on autopilot

Surely there are far more relaxing places to get some shut-eye. A 20-year-old Tesla driver in Canada was slapped with reckless driving charges this week...

Eyeglasses may be ‘protective factor’ against coronavirus

A new study by Chinese researchers suggests that people who wear eyeglasses for extended daily periods may be less susceptible to COVID-19. While the main...

Rival brewers work together to create ‘strongest beer in the world’

Two breweries that competed in a decade-long rivalry to create increasingly strong beers said they have now worked together and created the world’s strongest...

Desperate migrants jump overboard from rescue ship off Italy

ROME – Some 70 migrants jumped overboard from the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms on Thursday, in an attempt to swim to the nearby...

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