Huge asteroid to fly safely by Earth Monday – Fox News

Fox NewsAn asteroid the size of three football fields is set to make a close brush of Earth on Monday, and you can watch the flyby in a live webcast.…

Top techs behind moviemaking get their star turn from Academy – Reuters

ReutersBEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) – From the inventors of the pneumatic car flipper to the software developers who replaced clay modeling with digital sculpture, dozens of behind-the-scenes cinematic innovators turned…

Mystery of Mars ‘doughnut rock’ solved – CNN

CNN(CNN) — The “jelly doughnut” rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars last month did not fall out of an extraterrestrial pastry box. The rock had been…

Cat parasite found in Arctic Beluga – BBC News

BBC NewsThe cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause blindness in people, has been identified in Beluga in the western Arctic. The discovery by University of British Columbia scientists has…

State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Daily Beach Pollution Report for Friday, February … – Legal Examiner

Legal ExaminerThe following is a summary of the 2/14/14 daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavour to publish this summary each…

Mesozoic Fossil Of Chaohusaurus Discovered; Reveals Live Birth – The Almagest

The AlmagestA new discovery of 248 million-year-old fossil in china suggests the earliest live birth from Mesozoic marine reptile. The skeleton of Chaohusaurus is assumed to have died in labor.…

Washington, DC Is Officially OBSESSED With ‘House Of Cards’ – ABC News (blog)

ABC News (blog)Plagued by drug, sex and snooping scandals, Washington really should be so over political intrigue. But D.C. apparently hasn’t had its fill of illicit activity. The capitol city…

Sochi Games Are Officially Under Way – ABC News

NASA, nation salute fallen astronauts – Florida Today

Florida TodayKSC leaders lay wreath on NASA’s Day of Remembranc…: KSC Director Bob Cabana and Deputy Center Director Janet Petro lay a wreath at the Visitor Complex’s Space Mirror Memorial…

Anna Gordy Gaye, Marvin Gaye’s ex-wife, dies at 92 – U.S. News & World Report

Anna Gordy Gaye, Marvin Gaye’s ex-wife, dies at 92U.S. News & World ReportDETROIT (AP) — Anna Gordy Gaye, who was married to soul singer Marvin Gaye and whose brother founded…

Polar Bears ‘More Resilient’ To Climate Change Than Thought, Can Survive Ice … – International Business Times

International Business TimesResearchers have witnessed polar bears feasting on everything from birds to caribou, and even plants and berries. Creative Commons. Polar bears are regularly thought of as being among…

How Fish Evolved Limbs Millions of Years Ago – Science World Report

Science World ReportMillions of years ago, animals made the transition from water to land. Yet exactly how they managed this feat has long been a source of controversy and study.…

Is Chris Christie from Jersey or Jupiter? – Daily Beast

Daily BeastChris Christie, when the passive voice was clearly used in comments that were clearly said in his address that was clearly delivered on Tuesday. But after his mea kinda…

Google to make smart contact lenses – CNN

CNNIf successful, Google’s newest venture could help to eliminate one of the most painful and intrusive daily routines of diabetics. People with diabetes have difficulty controlling the level of sugar…

Obama to Democrats: Put off new Iran sanctions – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPresident Obama laid out his legislative agenda for Senate Democrats at a White House meeting on Wednesday, but also asked them not to do something. Don’t slap new sanctions…

Mogadishu hotel targeted by bombs, at least one killed – Reuters

ReutersMOGADISHU (Reuters) – Three bombs exploded within an hour outside the front of a hotel popular with government officials in a heavily fortified district of the Somali capital on Wednesday,…

AFC playoffs battle of finesse teams – ESPN

ESPNQ: Although the dreaded 1 p.m. ET game time for West Coast visiting teams (10 a.m. West Coast time) has been less of a factor this year, it still annoys…

Manager: Michael Schumacher in stable condition after skiing accident – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Former world champion racing driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered severe head injuries in a weekend skiing accident in France, remained in stable condition Wednesday, his manager said. Sabine…

Where Is Tim Tebow Now? Rumors Have SEC Network TV Job, Cleveland … – Sports World Report

Sports World ReportNew England Patriots quarterback Tim Tebow prays with his teammates and members of the New York Giants after their NFL preseason game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, August 29, 2013.…

Arctic Mercury Levels Lower Than Previously Thought! Thanks To Collapse Of … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendThe most recent research suggests mercury concentration in fish is much lower than expected in much of the continental Arctic, and the Soviet Union may have something to…

Amborella Genome Yields Evolutionary Insight into Flowering Plants – Guardian Express

Guardian ExpressThis is neither the website of, nor affiliated in any way with, Guardian News and Media. Amborella genome yields evolutionary insight into flowering plants. A slew of scientific papers…

Exclusive: Newly Sequenced Plant Genome Solves Darwin’s ‘Abominable … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendThe flower is the only link to the ancient flowers that covered the planet and is helping scientists understand the evolutionary processes that led to the 300,000 species…

DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin’s Evolution Mystery – Science World Report

Science World ReportOne of Darwin’s mysteries may have been solved thanks to the sequenced genome of the Amborella plant. Scientists have discovered why flowers suddenly proliferated on Earth millions of…

Scientists Find Less Mercury in the Arctic Than Expected – Science World Report

Science World ReportFor years, researchers have thought that if mercury is high and increasing in fish in the North American and European Arctic, then the same must be true of…

‘Nashville’ Recap: Season 2, Episode 10 – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportKimberly Williams-Paisley plays Peggy Kenter and Eric Close plays Teddy Conrad in Season 2, Episode 10 of ABC’s “Nashville.” In its mid-season cliffhanger episode, “Nashville” proves…

NSA director defends surveillance programs as necessary – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander said Wednesday that “there isn’t a better way” to help defend the country from potential terror threats than the ongoing and…

Scary smart! Clever crocodiles, alligators use sticks to lure prey – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAs if crocodiles and alligators weren’t terrifying enough, scientists have discovered that these ancient, sharp-toothed beasts are incredibly cunning. So clever that they use lures to trap and…

The planet that shouldn’t exist: Bizarre world orbiting its star from a staggering … – Daily Mail

Daily MailAstronomers have found a distant planet so strange, that according to current planet formation theories, it shouldn’t even exist. The planet is 11 times Jupiter’s mass and orbits its…

‘Out of the Furnace’ Review: The Brothers Grim – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportThe brothers Russell (Christian Bale) and Rodney (Casey Affleck) Baze in the very grim “Out of the Furnace.” “Out of the Furnace” starts as a bleak…

Slippery clay intensified Japan 2011 tsunami-quake – Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesExperts have warned the trough, which marks the place where the Philippine Sea plate slides under the Eurasian plate, is the likely source of a monster earthquake sometime in…

Oakland’s Michael A Lenoir 114th President Of The National Medical Association

Oakland’s Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., a well-known practicing Pediatrician and Allergist in the San Francisco Bay Area, was installed as the 114th president of the National Medical Association during the…