Sunday, November 27, 2022

The moon’s near and far sides are surprisingly different. This may be why

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The near side we are so familiar with appears darker in places -- the result of the vast ancient lava flows, called lunar mare -- while the far side is...

MIT will once again require applicants to take the SAT or ACT test, bucking...

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"Our research shows standardized tests help us better assess the academic preparedness of all applicants, and also help us identify socioeconomically disadvantaged students who lack access to advanced coursework or...

Bruce Willis’ wife Emma shares video and photos of him

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Heming Willis shared a video Tuesday on her Instagram Stories of her husband walking near a river with her and their 10-year-old daughter Mabel.She also posted photos on her verified...

‘Very rare’ baby ghost shark found by scientists

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(CNN) — Scientists in New Zealand have discovered a newly-hatched ghost shark which they say could inform their knowledge of the "mysterious" creature. The ghost shark was found at a...

J.K. Rowling hits back at Putin for comparing Russia with her

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In a message shared on her Twitter account on Friday, the writer said critiques of cancel culture are "not best made" by those "slaughtering civilians." Rowling also posted a link...

FDA authorizes second booster shots for adults age 50 and older

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The move extends the availability of additional boosters to healthy older adults. The FDA had previously allowed second booster shots for anyone 12 years of age or older who was...

Music on the brain: What our taste in tunes reveals about our minds

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Hearing a favorite, familiar or "throwback" song can instantly transport you to another moment of your life, bringing back details in startling clarity. And it's not just a fanciful feeling...

Heavy rains, landslides kill nearly 100 in Brazilian mountain city

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Rainfall on Tuesday afternoon alone was more than the historical average for the whole of February, according to the Civil Defense of Rio.Floodwaters raced through hillside neighborhoods, leaving a trail...

Putin wants ‘unfriendly’ countries to pay for Russian gas in rubles

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European nations and the United States have imposed heavy sanctions on Russia since Moscow sent troops into Ukraine on Feb. 24. But Europe depends heavily on Russian gas for heating...

Home prices rose 19.2% in January from last year

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Prices rose 19.2% in January from the year before, up from an 18.9% annual increase in December, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller US National Home Price Index.Phoenix, Tampa and...