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A plane is silhouetted against a full moon in the sky over London January 1, 2010. Australia’s military has lost its X-Files, detailing sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs, across the country, a newspaper report said on Tuesday. After a two-month search in response to a newspaper Freedom of Information (FOI) request, which forces..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
The French government has said it will ban the use of the words ‘Facebook’ and ‘Twitter’ on television or radio programs. President Nicolas Sarkozy’s colleagues have agreed to uphold a 1992 decree, which stipulates that commercial enterprises should not be promoted on news programs, the Daily Mail reports. Broadcasting anchors would be forbidden to refer..
Recently announced GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s fledgling campaign will do fine without the support of teen pop star Miley Cyrus, he said in an interview Monday morning. Shortly after officially announcing his run for the White House on ABC’s "Good Morning America," the former Pennsylvania Senator went on the "Chris Stigall Show" to discuss,..
A study has found that cavemen used a ‘genetic-modifying’ technique with rice which resulted in higher yields and better cultivation It is seen by many as a modern day practice – and has people who are both for it and against. But a study has revealed that even 10,000 years ago, cavemen were growing..
Lady Gaga has often claimed to be the first ever Lady Gaga. Seems like there were three other Lady Gaga’s who already created history before she burst onto the scene. In 2004, Stefani Germanotta’s ex texted her ‘Radio Gaga’- just a simple reference to Queen’s 1984 hit. Except the phone auto correcte d ‘Radio’ to..
Controversial … Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. Did the Swedish king visit strip clubs, and why did his friend seek a gangster’s help to snuff out the scandal? Those questions have the nation in a tizzy and are posing the monarchy its most serious challenge during Carl Gustaf’s nearly four decades..
The former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Khan, has entered a plea of not guilty in a New York court to charges of attempted rape and sexual assault. The 62-year-old Frenchman is accused of assaulting a maid at the Manhattan hotel where he was staying on 14 May. The complainant’s lawyer said outside..
Silvio Berlusconi and Karima El Mahroug, nicknamed Ruby Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister, has carried on his so-called "bunga bunga" parties despite being on trial for having sex with an underage prostitute, it has emerged. The details were revealed in a series of leaked wire taps between Grand Prix chief Flavio Briatore and..
Avast, ye mateys, listen up! Police in Colorado are trying to identify a one-eyed scallywag who robbed a Colorado Springs pharmacy over the weekend. According to police, the incident occurred at about 3:50 a.m. Sunday when a disguised swashbuckler went into the Walgreens pharmacy in the 900 block of North Circle Drive. Armed with a..
A handgun that once belonged to notorious Chicago gangster Al "Scarface" Capone will be auctioned on June 22 and is expected to fetch more than $100,000. Leonie Ashfield, a spokeswoman for the fine arts auction house Christie’s, told AOL Weird News that the nickel-plated .38 Special belongs to a private collector. The historic pistol will..
The biggest gathering of the Royal Family since the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge rendered the disappointing third-place finish of her much-fancied colt Carlton House almost trifling. Royal occasion: The Queen with The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge along with Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice in the parade ring before the start..
Light can interfere with itself just as water ripples can add to or cancel one another Researchers have bent one of the most basic rules of quantum mechanics, a counterintuitive branch of physics that deals with atomic-scale interactions. Its "complementarity" rule asserts that it is impossible to observe light behaving as both a wave..