Articles by Amir Khan

The Mayans still inspire people today.
Mayan Apocalypse Closes Michigan Schools; Superintendent Blames December 21, 2012 And Sandy Hook Shooting
Dec 20, 2012 10:27 AM E
25 school districts closed over fears of the Mayan Apocalypse and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting
Crocodile
Crocodile Leaps At Tourist: Watch The Scary Viral Video Here
Dec 20, 2012 08:26 AM E
Watch a crocodile leap at tourists here
Mayan Temple
How The Mayan Calendar Works: Why The World Won’t End On Friday
Dec 19, 2012 12:14 PM E
The Mayan Calendar does not end on December 21, and it does not predict the end of the world.
Pygmy Whale
Extinct Whale Found: The Pygmy Whale And Other Lazarus Species
Dec 19, 2012 10:07 AM E
An extinct whale found is an example of a Lazarus species. Click through the slideshow for more examples.
Mayan Apocalypse Myths
Mayan Apocalypse Myths: 93 Arrested In China Over December 21, 2012 Doomsday Leaflets
Dec 18, 2012 08:38 AM E
93 people were arrested in China for spreading Mayan apocalypse myths
Toutatis asteroid
Huge Asteroid’s Flyby: Where To Watch 4179 Toutatis Whiz By Earth
Dec 17, 2012 07:38 AM E
A huge asteroid whizzed by Earth last week. You can watch it here.
Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy Trash Tower: 3 Stories Of Garbage Remain In New Jersey
Dec 13, 2012 14:31 PM E
A town in New Jersey is upset a 3-story-high trash tower
Smoking
Pa. Woman Shot Over Cigarette: Police Say Teens Killed Kayla Peterson For A Smoke
Dec 12, 2012 10:43 AM E
A woman was shot over a cigarette, police say
Asteroid
Where To Watch The Giant 4179 Toutatis Flyby Earth
Dec 11, 2012 14:45 PM E
Asteroid 4179 Toutatis will pass by the Earth late today and early tomorrow. Here's where to watch.
Obama
Obamacare Fee: Why The Affordable Care Act Will Raise Your Taxes And Cost You Money
Dec 11, 2012 12:05 PM E
The Obamacare fee will cost you up to $63 per year
Mississippi river
Mississippi River Shutdown: Record Drought Could Be Worse Than Hurricane Sandy
Dec 11, 2012 08:42 AM E
A record drought could force the Mississippi river to shut down
Majdanek
Concentration Camp Ashes Painting: Is Artist Carl Michael von Hausswolff Disrespecting Holocaust Victims?
Dec 10, 2012 12:21 PM E
A painting done with concentration camp ashes is drawing harsh criticism
Elephant
Elephant Relocation Fails In Sri Lanka; Does Not Prevent More Deaths
Dec 10, 2012 11:22 AM E
Elephant relocation does not result in any fewer deaths
Gas Prices
Gas Prices Crash 46 Cents, Expected To Fall Further
Dec 10, 2012 07:29 AM E
A gas prices crash has made it much cheaper to fill up your car
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