One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
New calls to rename Higgs boson One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others involved in the work. More
This Is The First Baby Wooly Rhinoceros Ever Discovered The hunters immediately contacted paleontologists at the Mammoth Fauna Department of the Yakutian Academy of Sciences. The wooly rhino just moments after ... one case in the 21st century when we found a frozen carcass of a grown up woolly rhino in Yakutia. 02/25/2015 - 10:20 pm | View Link
Frozen Baby Mammoth Goes On Display In Hong Kong (PHOTOS) Meet Lyuba, the world's best-preserved baby mammoth. Discovered in 2007 by a reindeer herder ... Recently, two scientists from South Korea and Russia vowed to clone a wooly mammoth. MSNBC reported that another young mammoth, nicknamed "Yuka," was found ... 04/9/2012 - 3:07 pm | View Link
Frozen Baby Woolly Mammoth Discovered in Siberia Marco Werman: Let's shift now from a creature of today's ocean to a creature of the past. Scientists recently discovered a baby wooly mammoth preserved in the frozen tundra of northern Siberia. Nicknamed Yuka, the mammoth lived around 10,000 years ago. 04/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Preserved Baby Wooly Mammoth Found In Russian Arctic According to Reuters, an amazingly well-preserved baby wooly mammoth was found by a reindeer herder in the Arctic. Most of the wool was gone, but her organs and skin are intact. She’s been named Lubuya after the herder’s wife. She has been frozen ... 08/20/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Meet Lyuba, the 42,000-year-old baby wooly mammoth Lyuba, a nearly perfectly frozen baby wooly mammoth is on display at the museum until September. She's more than 42-thousand years old and in 2007 was discovered in Siberia by reindeer herders who saw her body sticking out of a river bank. She fell in to a ... 03/30/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Mammoths: Ice Baby Ice Baby A near-perfect frozen mammoth resurfaces after 40,000 years, bearing clues to a great vanished species. | View Website
FROZEN WOOLLY MAMMOTH | Weekly World News The carcass of Yuka, a Wooly Mammoth, who was found by a Siberian tusk hunter. The juvenile mammoth was found entombed in Siberian ice near the shores of the Arctic ... | View Website
Mammoth A mammoth is any species of the extinct genus Mammuthus, proboscideans commonly equipped with long, curved tusks and, in northern species, a covering of long hair. | View Website
The Perfectly Preserved Frozen Yuka Mammoth Mummy More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01fkcdr Brought to light by the BBC and Mammuthus, this specimen found in the Siberian ... | View Website
WOOLLY MAMMOTH FOSSILS Woolly Mammoth Fossils. PLEISTOCENE PERIOD: 250,000 - 10,000 years ago Emerging 55 million years ago, the group of mammals called Proboscideans are identified by the ... | View Website
Adele's comeback album "25" has reached diamond status in less than a year.
"25" was released last November and features the hits "Hello" and "Send My Love (To My New Lover)." Adele received a plaque for her top-selling achievement at Madison Square Garden in New York on Monday night after performing a whopping six shows at the venue.
The Recording Industry Association of America awards diamond plaques to albums and songs that reach 10 times platinum status.
Country star Jason Aldean rarely has time to be a tourist when he's touring, but during a recent trip to New York, he and his wife, Brittany, found some downtime to walk around the city. The crowds afford the Georgia-born singer a little anonymity that he doesn't always get back home.
"I can go wherever here and you just kind of blend in with everybody else," said the reigning Academy of Country Music's entertainer of the year.
The fastest-growing part of the U. S. auto market is getting another new vehicle.
Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a redesigned Jeep Compass compact SUV at a factory in Brazil Monday night.
The new Compass replaces a model that was introduced about a decade ago and had fallen far behind rivals in what is now the largest segment of the U.
A jury is hearing for a third day from a key government witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial.
David Wildstein pleaded guilty last year and is testifying against two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie who are charged with creating traffic jams in 2013 to retaliate against a Democratic mayor for not endorsing Christie.
Wildstein described Tuesday how the two defendants "froze out" another Democratic mayor who declined to endorse the governor.
Beirut—Syrian government forces captured a central rebel-held neighborhood in Aleppo on Tuesday after a week of blistering airstrikes, as a military official vowed that the offensive would continue until insurgents are “wiped out.”
Syrian state TV said troops captured Farafra, near Aleppo’s famous citadel, and that fighting was underway near the historic core of the northern city.
(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him to nine years in prison.
Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, a former teacher, had pleaded guilty and expressed remorse for his role in overseeing the destruction of nine mausoleums and a mosque door by pickax-wielding rebels in June and July of 2012.
His trial, which opened Aug.