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Harrison Okene
Man Survives 3 Days Underwater, Trapped In Shipwreck Air Bubble [VIDEO]
Dec 04, 2013 14:57 PM E
A Nigerian man spent 3 days in a sunken tugboat on the Atlantic Ocean floor. Harrison Okene, 29, was trapped in an air bubble, which kept him alive until a diving team rescued him. All other 11 crew members on the ship died.
Stadium Noise
Seattle Seahawks Fans Set Crowd Noise Record, But Experts Say 138 Decibels Is Dangerously Loud
Dec 04, 2013 08:53 AM E
Collectively, 68,387 Seattle Seahawks fans were so loud that they set a new Guinness World Record for crowd noise, stealing that claim back from the Kansas City Chiefs fans who broke the record earlier this season.
Genetically Modified Corn Controversy Re-Ignited
Author Threatens To Sue Journal That Retracted Study Linking GMO Corn, Herbicides to Rat Tumors
Nov 30, 2013 21:53 PM E
A study linking GMO corn to cancer in rats was recently retracted from the journal it was published in, and now the study author is threatening to sue.
beer bottle foam
Science Of Beer Tapping: Why A Bottle Foams Over When You Hit Its Top [VIDEO]
Nov 25, 2013 18:58 PM E
Everyone knows that tapping the top of a bottle of newly opened beer causes it to foam over. Scientists from France and Spain have figured out that "cavitation" is the reason behind the rapid bubbling.
Eyes-on-Glasses
Step Aside Google Glass: California Company Invents, Releases X-Ray Glasses
Nov 21, 2013 12:26 PM E
Evena Medical, a California based imaging company, has released Eyes-on-Glasses. They’re "X-ray glasses" — digital imaging glasses that enable medical professionals to peer beneath the skin and better implement medical treatments.
Sloth
First South Americans May Have Eaten Giant Sloths And Arrived By Ocean Crossing
Nov 20, 2013 14:09 PM E
A pile of giant sloth bones discovered in Uruguay might hold the key to understanding how the Americas were populated tens of thousands of years ago.
Brittany Murphy and her husband Simon Monjack
Brittany Murphy May Have Died From Rat Poisoning: Mystery Of Death Intensifies With New Toxicology Report
Nov 19, 2013 07:10 AM E
A new, independent, toxicology report ordered by Brittany Murphy's father indicates that she and her husband may have been poisoned using rat poison or insect poison.
Social Connections Related To Structure Of Brain
Lonely? Or Lots Of Friends? Brain Structure Varies With Social Connectivity, Scientists Find
Nov 17, 2013 20:00 PM E
The size of an individual's social network appears to be related to brain structure, but scientists have not figured out which comes first -- the brain connections or the friends.
'Urinal Dynamics'
How To Pee Without 'Splashback': Study Of Fluid Dynamics Unveils Best Tactic For Men
Nov 08, 2013 11:17 AM E
Physicists in Utah are looking into the science of urine excretion so you don't have to. And they say they've discovered the best way to pee.
Mugging
How You Walk Can Increase Your Risk Of Being Mugged: A Confident Stride Makes A Big Difference
Nov 07, 2013 17:39 PM E
If you want to avoid being mugged in the first place, self-defense classes won't help you; it's all about your swagger.
Smog
China's Air Pollution Problem: Smog Is So Bad CCTV Security Cameras Can't See
Nov 06, 2013 15:11 PM E
The human toll of air pollution in China seems to be getting worse and more immediate after a series of recent calamities caused by smog.
Female Pilot
Most Passengers Don't Trust Female Pilots; 28% Question Women's Ability To Handle Pressure
Nov 05, 2013 16:01 PM E
Women can't be trusted in the cockpit, said most of the respondents in a survey by the online travel agent, Sunshine.co.uk.
King Tut
King Tut Died In A Chariot Race, Then Spontaneously Combusted
Nov 05, 2013 12:26 PM E
King Tut's death more than 3,300 years ago has been a mystery since British archaeologists discovered his tomb in 1922. But high-tech research tells the unusually specific narrative of the boy pharaoh's stranger-than-fiction end.
Bette Davis (B
Our Brains Fill In The Colors Of Black And White Photos: Is The World A Giant Coloring Book?
Nov 02, 2013 21:46 PM E
The brain fills in the colors of black and white photos, according to an fMRI study from the University of Tübingen.
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