Does a Chinese song cross the line between inspiration and imitation? Many commenters online are saying yes.
For some unknown reason, the insects that transmit sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa are attracted to the color blue. So scientists think blue flytraps could help wipe out the disease for good.
“We lost two lives — a father and a daughter — at an event that was supposed to be fun,” Gov. Maggie Hassan says. At least a dozen people were injured.
A California playground embraces the value of wild play.
Scientists are working on ways to train our brains away from deeply held prejudices — including hacking your subconscious while you sleep.
More than 200,000 people have been displaced by floods and landslides, with at least 46 deaths reported.
Berlin is one of Europe’s premiere cities, yet it lacks an airport befitting its status due to years of delays and cost overruns. The new airport was supposed open in 2012. Now the target is 2017.
A huge legal battle is coming over the White House plan to address climate change with additional power plant regulations. The coal industry has the most to lose, and plans to take the EPA to court.
It’s called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.
In the past 10 years, the global blueberry crop has tripled. Yet the big, round commercial blueberry is a fairly recent innovation. It was created by breeders exactly 100 years ago, in New Jersey.
Delta said in a statement on Monday that, effective immediately, it “will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo trophies.” American followed hours later.
Most young children who are extra choosy about what they’ll eat eventually outgrow the habit. But research finds that in extreme cases, the pickiness may be linked to depression or social anxiety.
Tiny Pearlington, Miss., was obliterated 10 years ago. In a town of 1,700, only two houses stood relatively unscathed. Volunteers did most rebuilding, for better or worse, and recovery has been slow.
More than 80 percent of people in South Korea live in cities. But in the past few years, there has been a shift. Tens of thousands of South Koreans are relocating to the countryside each year.
Young entrepreneurs in Africa say they’re leading a tech movement from the ground up. They think technology can solve social ills. But critics wonder if digital fixes can make a dent.