A never-before-seen extraterrestrial mineral was lurking inside a meteorite found nearly 70 years ago. The meteorite is red and black and deeply scarred from its million-year-plus journey, and certainly looks the part. The mineral it contains has been christened edscottite. The mineral was found after close examination of the Wedderburn...
Haley Smith, a contestant who appeared on season 11 of American Idol, died over the weekend after a motorcycle crash in Millinocket, Maine. She was 26. The aspiring singer was involved in a single-vehicle accident in Maine at 2am local time and was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation into...
Some 420 million years ago, 23% of all marine life went extinct. Referred to as Lau/Kozlowskii extinction by scientists, this mass extinction is amongst the ten most dramatic extinctions that the earth has ever faced. Yet for years, scientists didn’t know what lead to it and what implications it...
ESA has been forced to reposition an Earth-observing satellite to avoid a potential collision with a member of SpaceX’s Starlink mega constellation. According to Forbes magazine, the ESA said one of its satellites was forced to avoid a satellite from Elon Musk's Starlink constellation, raising concerns about the impact of...
Social media was lit up early Sunday morning after video was posted online showing a fireball blazing across the skies over Edmonton Saturday evening. A fireball, which according to NASA, is a bright meteor that can be seen over a wide area of land, was caught lighting up the skies...
US Researchers have created natural-looking hair that grows through the skin, in what is being billed as a breakthrough to cure baldness. Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys in California achieved the growth using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). The findings were presented at an annual meeting of the International Society...
The Northumberland County District Attorney's Office is warning the public about a Craigslist scam involving an attempted sale of a motorcycle. A married couple from Dornsife in mid-June was attempting to sell a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Craigslist when a woman calling herself Wendy Butler from Massachusetts showed interest in...
The discovery of four dead feral rabbits in Parksville heralds the return of a confusing and horrific disease. The rabbit haemorrhagic disease was discovered in the animals of a long-standing colony at a Parksville residence. This is the second time the rare disease was found on Vancouver Island. In the...
When you have kids, sometimes you have to get creative in order to keep them happy. At least, that's what Chris Hemsworth taught us all in a recent Jimmy Kimmel interview. While promoting Avengers: Endgame on Kimmel, Chris, Scarlett Johannson, Robert Downey Jr., and Paul Rudd talked about visiting...
The poor Osbourne family is not having a great week. First, Ozzy had to postpone all of his 2019 tour dates due to his ongoing health issues. Now, TMZ reports that Ozzy’s son, Jack, was attacked earlier this week for no discernible reason: “Jack was at a coffee shop Wednesday...