The Shigir Idol was discovered by gold prospectors in 1894, but dating it proved a little problematic and controversial. Now, it is believed to be one of the oldest samples of art at 11,600 years old. Early analysis showed that it was made entirely of larch wood and was constructed...
Toy tiger triggers armed police standoff after Scottish farmer spots ‘predator’ on the loose. Scottish police were locked in a tense standoff with what they thought was a wild beast, spotted by a local farmer. The encounter lasted nearly an hour before the armed officers realized the tiger was in...
Dutch law to make everyone organ donors unless they opt out. The Netherlands has passed a controversial new law making everyone a potential organ donor unless they specifically opt out. Similar donation laws already exist in Spain, Belgium and France. The Netherlands narrowly passed new legislation on Tuesday that will register...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kmart Corp, a unit of Sears Holdings Corp, has agreed to pay $32.3 million to settle allegations that its pharmacies failed to report discounted prescription drug prices to federal health programs, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. The settlement agreement with the United States...
B.C. Provincial Health Officer Speaks Out After Naturopath Treated Boy With Rabid Dog Saliva. The company that reportedly sold Zimmerman the saliva treatment is not licensed for any such products, according to Health Canada’s database of licensed natural health products. “Based on the information provided, Health Canada is opening a case...
Cesar and Monica Calle marked their 23rd wedding anniversary by undergoing a kidney transplant. Years of battling polycystic kidney disease came to an end for a wife whose husband decided to give her the gift of a lifetime - a kidney transplant. For their 23rd wedding anniversary, Cesar Calle showed his...
Linguists working in the Malay Peninsula have identified a language, now called Jedek, that had not previously been recognized outside of the small group of people who speak it. The newly documented language is spoken by some 280 people, part of a community that once foraged along the Pergau River....
A bizarre giant fish has found off a beach in Australia and it has been drawing attention from both locals and internet users. Look, if you were strolling down a lovely Australian beach and suddenly found a festering pile of flesh about as tall as Lebron James and almost 100...
New year, worse weather. After a relatively mild start to the winter season, 2019 is about to get a lot colder—and the polar vortex is to blame. This whirlwind of cold air forms every fall and sits in the stratosphere above the North Pole, but it split into multiple parts...
Thai Airways, the flagship airline for the country of Thailand, made a controversial announcement that “oversize” passengers and new parents will be banned from business class seats on flights. Passengers with a waistline of more than 142.24cm (or 56 inches) will not be able to fasten the new seatbelt airbags...