Published: Sun, May 19, 2013
What unlikely activity are honeybees being trained to do in Croatia? The insects are being taught by Croatian researchers to find unexploded land mines. The bees have a good sense of smell, and they are being trained to connect the food that they eat with the scent of TNT. During the Balkan...
Updated: Sat, May 18, 2013
A student did what to avoid telling his parents he failed? Instead of coming clean about failing an English class, college student Aftab Aslam staged his own kidnapping. The Georgia Gwinnett College student purchased a mobile phone from Target, then texted his parents saying he'd been...
Published: Thu, May 16, 2013
What critical necessity does Venezuela have to import? Toilet paper. Venezuela's socialist government said it will import 50 million rolls to boost supplies, following shortages of milk, butter, coffee and cornmeal. Shoppers in the country are having trouble finding toilet paper, with one...
Published: Tue, May 14, 2013
What astronaut has gone "platinum?" Guitar-playing Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield recorded a personalized rendition of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" during his mission on the International Space Station. The performance, the first music video shot in space, was first posted Sunday and has...