How climate scientists are trying to cut their own carbon footprint

For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient...

Navy UFO mystery deepens with report that ‘unknown individuals’ had evidence erased

The U.S. Navy’s acknowledgment that the 2004 videos of an encounter with a UFO were real has caused much consternation. Now, a new report...

Google Maps captures epic marriage proposal in Germany

BERLIN — A German man’s marriage proposal got a bigger audience than he had planned after it showed up on an aerial picture used...

Record US economic expansion only benefitting the ultra wealthy

NEW YORK — Last month Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour sold his guitar collection for $21.5 million, including one piece — his famed “Black...

Video: thousands of bees land on man’s truck in Costco parking lot

So much buzz! Thousands of bees descended on a Canadian man’s parked truck in a hair-raising episode caught on video. John Hildebrandt returned from his shift...

Fat-freezing ‘slurry’ hyped as next big weight loss trend

The latest magic bullet in the world of fat loss may not be diet or exercise but an injectable ice solution called a “slurry.” The...

Chart shows jaw-dropping wealth gap between millennials and boomers

OK boomer — share the wealth. When baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) hit a median age of 35 in 1990, they collectively owned...

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants

VIENNA — Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria’s bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing...

Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead lyricist and poet, dead at 78

The poet behind much of the Grateful Dead’s anthology has passed away: Robert Hunter died Monday at 78. Family members said in a statement Tuesday...

Celebrate 4/20 with pot brownie recipe that soothed patients in AIDS epidemic

Pot brownies are a highly traditional snack on April 20 — a k a 4/20 — a holiday among cannabis users. But they’re more than just...

I’m scared to work from the office — can my boss make me?

My company is talking about returning to work in the office soon, but I am panicked that it isn’t safe yet. If I don’t...

Man gets massive soccer ball-sized tumor removed from his neck

Within the span of about six months, a New Jersey man watched a cancerous tumor on his neck grow to larger than his own...

Drug-resistant salmonella linked to soft cheese, beef sickens hundreds: CDC

A multidrug-resistant strain of salmonella that has sickened hundreds has been linked to Mexican-style soft cheese and beef, the Centers for Disease Control and...

In food fight between Chrissy Teigen and Alison Roman, whose recipes take the cake?

They’ve got beef! Last week, recipe writer Alison Roman kicked off a foodie feud with her fellow millennial kitchen icon, Chrissy Teigen. In an interview...

Three sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US

NEW YORK — US infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year. More than 1.7 million cases of chlamydia were...

Animal rescue searching for home to help obese cat lose weight

That’s one fat cat. Weighing in at a whopping 28 pounds, Wilford is officially a morbidly obese cat. Fortunately, he’s currently being fostered by a...

Baltimore restaurant under fire for ‘racist as hell’ dress code

A Baltimore restaurant is under fire before it has even opened. When an image appeared on social media showing the establishment’s dress code — posted...

The best Baker Mayfield memes after the Cleveland Browns’ loss

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has always been synonymous with one thing: swagger. But last night after the Browns notched their fourth straight loss, falling...

How to help the homeless this holiday season

Diana Perez, 29, grew up in Paterson, NJ, with a single mother. She began using drugs as a teen and upon moving to New...

Most Americans average about five good deeds a month

The average American carries out five good deeds a month, according to a new survey. Whether it be helping someone with directions (66 percent) or...

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