Talk about a wrong number! Dutch astronaut, Andre Kuipers, accidently called 911 while in orbit on the International Space Station. He talked about the mistake on a Dutch radio program. Kuipers said when astronauts want to call NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston they have to dial 9 to get...
Teenage girls are twice as likely to show symptoms of depression linked to social media use as boys, according to new research. An extensive study by UCL researchers found that girls both spent more time on social media and were more vulnerable to its negative impacts. At 14, two-fifths of...
Sarah Hyland‘s health battle became so bleak that she thought about ending her life. Following a series of surgeries, the 28-year-old “Modern Family” star debated suicide because she didn’t know if she’d ever feel well. “At the time I was 26, but after 26, 27 years of just always being sick...
Video showed a flight instructor making an emergency landing on a highway in California Friday morning. No one was hurt as the 25-year old flight instructor landed in El Cajon, east of San Diego. The teacher was training a 36-year-old student pilot when the engine suddenly failed. Luckily the instructor was able...
The story of Antarctic melt is a tale of two ice sheets. The West Antarctic Ice Sheet rests on a base that is below sea level—meaning that warming ocean waters wash beneath the ice, melting it from below. Meanwhile, East Antarctica’s ice sheet, which holds 10 times more ice...
Penny Marshall died of heart failure caused by atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to E! and Us Weekly. The Blast published a copy of the death certificate, which was issued Monday by the Los Angeles Department of Public Health. Marshall's body was cremated Dec. 26 and given to her...
He originally vowed to fight tax charges against him, but Cristiano Ronaldo is now expected to plead guilty to tax fraud. In 2017, the soccer superstar was accused of failing to pay 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million US) in taxes. He was alleged to have avoided paying taxes by funneling...
Nasa scientists have expressed joy and relief after receiving a signal from the New Horizons probe, proving it survived a record-breaking exploratory mission four billion miles from Earth. The probe made contact to confirm its successful flyby of the icy Ultima Thule space rock, which is 19 miles wide and...
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...
When we remember a past event, the human brain reconstructs that experience in reverse order, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham. Understanding more precisely how the brain retrieves information could help us better assess the reliability of eye witness accounts, for example of crime scenes, where...