Archaeologists unearth the tomb of a previously unknown Egyptian pharaoh
Archaeologists from the University of Pennsylvania announced this month that they have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown Egyptian pharaoh.
Don't let ice, snow damage your home
The recent frigid weather has brought homeowners a host of problems. Many friends and neighbors (including me) have come home in freezing temperatures to an ice-jammed gutter or the dreaded sound of dripping water because of a burst pipe.
Studies find Neanderthal genes in modern humans
Neanderthal genes lurk among us. Small traces of Neanderthal DNA have been confirmed in the areas of the genome that affect skin and hair of modern humans, according to two new studies that also give clues as to which Neanderthal traits may have been helpful - or harmful - to the survival of our species.
Norwegian lawmakers nominate Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize
Edward Snowden was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian politicians for contributing to transparency and global stability by exposing a U.S. surveillance program.
Why is Peter Pan usually played by a woman?
NBC Entertainment's chairman initially joked that he wants Miley Cyrus for the title role, then "hinted" that Peter Pan may be played by a male actor instead. This is a big deal to fans, since the character is nearly always played by a woman. Why have so few men stepped into the role of the eternally young boy?
Why birds fly in a V formation
Anyone watching the autumn sky knows that migrating birds fly in a V formation, but scientists have long debated why. A new study of ibises finds that these big-winged birds carefully position their wingtips and sync their flapping, presumably to catch the preceding bird's updraft - and save energy during flight.
The Internet's 25 worst passwords, and what they say about you
NEW YORK - So in the spirit of educational password-shaming, here's SplashData's list of this year's 25 worst passwords, along with our own expert analysis of what each one says about the sort of person who uses it.
Corolla gets a makeover
The Corolla is a foundational car for Toyota, one that sells in huge volume in the United States and around the world, which sets the tone for the entire global company. And that’s what makes this year's edition incredibly important.
Is a wearable bracelet that measures your sun exposure actually useful?
The June bracelet, announced at the Consumer Electronic Show this month on and out later this year, tracks a user's sun exposure and syncs with an app on iDevices via Bluetooth to monitor UV intensity, recommend appropriate SPF, give skincare advice based on how much time a user spends in the sun, and even give warnings when a user has caught too many rays.
3 apps to help you succeed this semester
With most schools around the country back in session, the time has come to get organized for the semester. These three apps will help students manage time, tasks and succeed in class.
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