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Scientists look to songbirds to solve human speech disorders

Songbirds may hold answers to questions about how humans form words for speech, knowledge scientists say could eventually translate into treatments for speech impediments....

Indian diamond trader renounces luxurious life to become monk

A 59-year-old diamond trader from India's western Mumbai city donned the whites of a monk as he renounced his family and set on the...

75 years of puppy registering helps prevent genetic disease

A 75-year-old register of newborn puppies is helping prevent genetic illnesses in a Dutch breed of dog. It means breeders of the Kooikerhondje dog...

Saudi Arabia looks to its coastline to develop diving tourism

Saudi Arabia has the longest coastline of any country along the Red Sea, and the kingdom's nascent tourism industry is betting on the clear,...

Crowds admire cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo

Crowds gathered today at a river in central Tokyo to walk by the cherry blossom flowers, which were in full bloom and marked the...

‘Iron Man’ tests new jet suit on Europe’s fastest zipline

The real life Ironman is testing his jet suit in a high-speed run along a mile-long zip line in the UK. Daredevil pilot Richard...

Snowflake hunters search for clues to our atmosphere

Capturing snowflakes isn't as easy as sticking out your tongue. At least not when you're trying to capture them for scientific study, which involves...

Polar bears treated to fish on International Polar Bear Day

The San Diego Zoo celebrated International Polar Bear Day when they released 10 largemouth black bass into the pool of their polar bear exhibit....

TimeFlip is a time-tracking gadget simple enough that I might actually use it

If you’re like me, and I’m going to assume you are for the purposes of this post, you like the idea of time tracking,...

Michigan restaurant cooks up world’s largest delivery pizza

A Michigan restaurant and bar has taken the title for largest delivery pizza straight from the oven. Mallie’s Sports Grill & Bar in Southgate, MI,...