Articles by Charles Poladian
- Sony Is Just As Outraged As Brazilian Gamers Over PlayStation 4 Cost
October 22 2013 11:35 AM
The PS4 maker isn't happy about the high price of the console in Brazil either, and it's taking steps to remedy the situation in the future.
- Silk Road’s Biggest Heroin Dealer Was An FBI Informant
October 22 2013 9:28 AM
New court documents show that one of Silk Road's top dealers, Steven Sadler, known as Nod, was an FBI informant.
- Spiders And Insects That Engage In Homosexual Activity Do So Accidentally
October 21 2013 4:00 PM
Researchers discovered homosexual behavior, commonly observed in spiders and insects, is purely accidental.
- Flying Mini-Robot Cleaning System Wins Electrolux Competition
October 21 2013 2:25 PM
Mab, a cleaning system developed by a Colombian industrial design student, could be feasible based on current research at Harvard.
- Orionid Meteor Shower Viewing Tips And Live Stream
October 21 2013 11:31 AM
The Orionid meteor shower is peaking and stargazers can get a glimpse of a few shooting stars with these easy tips as well as a live stream.
- Gender-Bender In Etruscan Tomb
October 21 2013 9:16 AM
A 2,600-year-old skeleton found in an intact tomb in Tuscany was believed to be a Etruscan warrior prince, but a quick study of the bones proved otherwise.
- 'Game Of Thrones' Casts Struan Rodger As The Three-Eyed Raven
October 20 2013 5:36 PM
"Game of Thrones" has cast Struan Rodger as the Three-Eyed Raven.
- Peru Restores UFO Department To Investigate Reports
October 20 2013 4:23 PM
The Peruvian Air Force has reinstated its UFO department to investigate sightings and hold public meetings on unusual phenomena.
- Asteroid Apophis Is The Latest ‘Doomsday Asteroid’
October 20 2013 1:39 PM
NASA quickly ruled out the possibility of asteroid 2013 TV135 hitting Earth, but there is some concern over another "doomsday asteroid," asteroid Apophis.
- Agrochemicals Linked To Higher Cancer, Birth Defect Rates In Some Argentine Provinces
October 20 2013 12:11 PM
An Associated Press report links agrochemical use with increased health problems in Argentine provinces using pesticides on genetically modified crops.
- Giant 14-Foot Oarfish Washes Ashore In California
October 19 2013 5:45 PM
Another deep-sea creature washes ashore in California, attracting the attention of both scientists and curiosity-seekers.
- A Good Night’s Sleep Lets The Brain Clean Out Waste Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease
October 19 2013 4:49 PM
The brain's waste removal system is more active when we are asleep.
- Titanic Violin Sold At Auction For $1.45 Million
October 19 2013 2:07 PM
The Titanic violin, belonging to bandmaster Wallace Hartley, was sold at auction for $1.45 million.
- How Do Supermassive Black Holes Grow?
October 19 2013 11:45 AM
Supermassive black hole growth is something of a mystery and researchers hope gravitational waves can provide new insight on this phenomenon.
- Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Live Stream
October 18 2013 11:08 AM
The lunar eclipse live stream begins on Oct. 18 at 5:45 p.m. EDT, 2:45 p.m. PDT.
- Hubble Catches A Glimpse Of A Rare Young Star Forming Galaxy In The Early Universe
October 17 2013 12:13 PM
Through gravitational lensing, Hubble was able to observe a young star-forming galaxy in the early universe.
- Largest Star Ever Discovered, W26, Is On Its Deathbed
October 16 2013 4:07 PM
Researchers have observed the largest star ever discovered, W26, in its "death throes."
- Petting Your Cat Is Purr-fectly OK: Study
October 16 2013 2:47 PM
Authors of a new study on cat stress had to issue a clarification after news outlets misinterpreted the study's findings
- Understanding The Role Of Jets From Supermassive Black Holes
October 16 2013 12:43 PM
Jets of material ejected from supermassive black holes can shape galaxies and affect star formation activity.
- Climate Change Could Lead to Major Chemical Changes In Oceans By 2100
October 16 2013 10:22 AM
Climate change could lead to a whole host of changes in marine ecosystems around the world, ultimately affecting humans by 2100.