Discovering a bat that's in a league of its own
Researchers in the grasslands of South Sudan were taken by surprise when they first spotted a beautifully patterned bat with pale yellow spots and stripes on dark black fur.
Why do so many European countries still have monarchs?
European monarchs are largely powerless. Why do so many countries keep them around?
Benefits of exercise go beyond weight loss
Exercise is good for you, but have you ever stopped to ask yourself why? The answers are varied and may not be as obvious as you might think.
Buick Riviera concept generates attention
Part of its appeal is that the design is just so stunning. It's the kind of car of which childhood dreams are made.
Ditch the flowers, go with these cool Mother's Day gifts
Instead of buying your mom a generic gift for Mother’s Day like flowers or a day at the spa, here are some cool gadgets that won’t only surprise her, but perhaps perfectly match one of her hobbies or current needs.
VIDEO: Landing gear from plane in WTC terrorist attack found
A rusted piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered wedged between buildings near the site of the World Trade Center.
Slate: 15 facts about our planet
We live on the surface of this great giant space-borne water-laden spinning rock, separated from the rest of the Universe beneath a thin veil of nitrogen and oxygen molecules. Even though you're immersed in its influence, what do you really know about the Earth?
Boston bombing suspect killed, massive manhunt for second
An army of law enforcement officials search Boston's locked down western suburbs Friday for the second marathon bombing suspect after they killed another suspect in a firefight Thursday night. A campus police officer was also killed and a transit policeman seriously injured.
LIVE BLOG: Boston under lockdown as manhunt for suspected bomber continues
A live stream of the ongoing manhunt for the suspected Boston Marathin bomber.
Weather warnings now issue from your pocket
Keith Stammer, director of emergency management in Joplin, Mo., suggests people have back-up systems for their back-up systems when it comes to weather warnings. The layers of alerts should include mobile apps and text alerts that indicate when storms are approaching, he says.
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