- Shepherd’s Beaked Whale: Extremely Rare Whale Caught for First Time on Film [VIDEO & PHOTO]
February 23 2012 1:04 PM
In a lucky encounter, the Australian Antarctic Division research team spotted a group of extremely rare Shepherd's beaked whales off the coast of Australia. The rare whales have been caught on film for the first time in history. Watch footage of the Shepherd's beaked whale here.
- Jaime Edmondson: Pictures of Evan Longoria's New Playboy Model Girlfriend [PHOTOS]
February 23 2012 10:43 AM
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria appears to be living out every teenage boy's fantasy. Longoria, 26, confirmed Tuesday that he is now dating Jaime Edmondson, Playboy's Miss January 2012 and a former Miami Dolphins cheerleader. Take a look at candid photos and pictures of Evan Longoria's new girlfriend Jaime Edmondson.
- Methemoglobinemia: What Is the Disorder That Afflicted the ‘Blue People of Troublesome Creek?’
February 22 2012 5:30 PM
The history of the Fugates, a family affected by a strange genetic disorder, has resurfaced online this week, leaving many wondering if blue skin is scientifically possible.The Fugates were a family that suffered from methemoglobinemia, passing along blue-tinted skin from generation to generation. What is the disorder that affected the ‘blue fugates of troublesome creek?’
- National Margarita Day 2012: Popular Tequila Cocktail’s Origins and History Shrouded in Mystery
February 22 2012 3:11 PM
Today is National Margarita Day! Restaurants and bars across the United States will feature the popular cocktail made of tequila, triple sec (often Cointreau) and lemon or lime juice. Many bartenders have claimed to have invented the popular tequila drink; however, the cocktail's true history remains a mystery. Where did the delicious margarita come from?
- Kate Middleton Lookalikes: Meet the Royal Family Doppelgangers from Prince William to Pippa [PHOTOS]
February 22 2012 1:07 PM
As the Royal Family's popularity continues to grow, a number of Kate Middleton, Prince Will, Prince Henry and Pippa Middleton lookalikes have been spotted on the streets of London. One photographer, Alison Jackson has captured the doppelgangers in poses set to emulate the famous members of the Royal Family. Take a look at pictures and photos of curious lookalikes that pretend to be the members of the celebrated family.
- Marie Colvin: Who Was American War Correspondent Killed in Syria? [VIDEO]
February 22 2012 11:37 AM
Celebrated American war reporter Marie Covlin died in a shelling attack in Syria on Wednesday. Known for her ardent willingness to report from the front lines for Britain's Sunday Times, the 55-year-old reporter had covered conflicts in dangerous war zones. Colvin was killed when a shell attack hit a Syrian army building that had been turned into an impromptu press center in the Baba Amr area of the besieged city of Homs, Syria. Take a look at her last dispatches from Syria.
- ‘Waterworld Planet’ Discovery Reveals New Kind of Alien Planet: Meet GJ1214b
February 22 2012 10:09 AM
Researchers claim they have identified a new kind of alien planet: one composed primarily of water. GJ1214b is mainly composed of water and has a thick, steamy atmosphere. It is the first observed planet of its kind. The waterworld planet discovery has surprised researchers.
- Ryan Marquiss Is World’s First to Survive Being Born With Heart Outside of Body
February 21 2012 5:45 PM
Ryan Marquiss, 3, is the first child to survive being born with his heart outside of his body, a condition known as ectopia cordis. The Pennsylvania boy was born with half his heart protruding out of his chest cavity and has survived against all odds. In addition to ectopia cordis, Marquiss also suffers from hypoplastic right heart syndrome, a condition that limits the development of his heart.
- Hillary Clinton Wears Green in G20 'Family Photo' While Others Sport White: Did She Miss The Memo?
February 21 2012 5:01 PM
In a strange mix-up, Hillary Clinton stuck out at a meeting of the G20 foreign affairs ministers in Los Cabos, Mexico this week. While the 30 other foreign secretaries and ministers wore crisp white shirts, Clinton stuck out sporting a lime green blouse. The informal meeting marked the first time the G20 Ministers of Foreign Affairs assembled together. The G20 members gathered in Mexico to discuss among other issues food security, sustainable development and the growing international economy.
- Gas Prices 2012: 8 Tips for How to Save Money on Fuel as Gas Prices Rise
February 21 2012 3:49 PM
Gasoline prices have reached a record high for this time of the year at $3.53 a gallon. Despite the rising gas prices, there are a number of tricks consumers can use to save money on gas. Take a look at our top eight tips for finding the cheapest gas prices in your area.
- Missing Baby Lisa Irwin Update: Man Linked to Disappearance Arrested for Unrelated Stabbing Incident
February 21 2012 1:04 PM
A man questioned in connection to the case of missing baby Lisa Irwin has been charged with first-degree assault in an unrelated incident. Dane Diggler Greathouse, 28, has been charged for stabbing Greg R. May this weekend in Gladstone, Mo. Baby Lisa's parents, Jeremy Irwin and Deborah Bradley, claim missing baby Lisa was taken from her crib late Oct. 3, 2011 while Bradley was asleep and Irwin was at work. The one-year-old remains missing.
- Adam Hock Claims Monaco’s ‘Hostile’ Prince Pierre Casiraghi Started New York City Bar Brawl
February 21 2012 11:12 AM
Monaco's Prince Pierre Casiraghi was bloodied in a fight Saturday at the Double Seven nightclub in New York City's Meatpacking District. However, the business man and former nightclub owner Adam Hock, who has been charged with assault in the incident, claims the 24-year-old son of Princess Caroline and grandson of former Hollywood actress Grace Kelly started the brawl.
- Rose Monday: German Carnival Mocks Politicians With Satirical Parade Floats [PHOTOS]
February 20 2012 1:23 PM
Rosenmontag, known as Rose Monday, is one of the highlights of the German Karneval. Similar to Mardi Gras, it is celebrated on the Monday before Ash Wednesday to mark the beginning of Lent in Germany. In the Rose Monday parade in Düsseldorf this year, many of the floats were meant to mock politicians while sending a political message to the crowd. Take a look at some of the most satirical parade floats in celebration of Rose Monday.
- Sleigh Bells Appears on SNL as Preview for New Album 'Reign of Terror' [VIDEO]
February 20 2012 12:48 PM
The Brooklyn noise pop music duo, Sleigh Bells, appeared on Saturday Night Live on Feb. 18 to play songs from their second album, “Reign of Terror,” which will be released on Feb. 21. Watch Sleigh Bells' performance in anticipation of their new album here.
- Red Cross Negotiating for Ceasefire in Syria in Effort to Aid Civilians in Hard Hit Areas
February 20 2012 11:03 AM
The Red Cross (ICRC) told Reuters that the humanitarian aid organization is negotiating with Syrian officials and opposition fighters in Syria in an attempt to cease fighting in the country temporarily. The organization believes a ceasefire would allow the Red Cross to bring life-saving aid to civilians.
- Quincy Hedges, 17, Killed in NY Thruway Crash; 2 Others Suffer Minor Injuries
February 20 2012 11:02 AM
Quincy Hedges, a 17-year-old teenager, was killed in a New York State Thruway crash in Plattekill, N.Y. Saturday when the car in which she was traveling veered off track and struck a tree. Two others, driver Daniel Brown and passenger Connor Vasquez, were both wearing seatbelts and were treated for minor injuries at a hospital in Poughkeepsie.
- Hoboken Fire Ravages Building, 3 Suffer Minor Injuries [VIDEO]
February 20 2012 10:39 AM
Flames engulfed a five-floor Hoboken building for nearly 12 hours late Sunday. Three residents suffered smoke inhalation and over a dozen were left homeless after the fire. The Hoboken fire started at around 7 p.m. Sunday in a building on Washington Street. Firefighters from Hoboken, Newark and Elizabeth rushed to the scene, but the stubborn fire was not extinguished until early Monday.
- Pamela Mitzelfeld: Who Is 'Tall, Blonde, Stacked' Professor in Student's Sexually Suggestive Essay?
February 16 2012 3:41 PM
Pamela Mitzelfeld, an English professor at Oakland University, inspired the sexually suggestive journal entry of a 56-year-old student, Joseph Corlett, sparking a legal battle between Corlett and the Michigan-based university. After submitting a journal entry in which he described Mitzelfeld as tall, blonde, stacked smart, articulate, Corlett was asked to leave campus. Who is the professor described in the essay?
- Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Covers: Kate Upton and 19 Hottest SI Models of All Time [PHOTOS]
February 16 2012 1:39 PM
The latest issue of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition was released this week with Kate Upton gracing the cover. Take a look at photos of the 20 hottest covers of all time. The hottest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Editions feature Kate Upton, Cheryl Tiegs, Christine Brinkley, Paulina Porizkova, Elle Macpherson, Vendela Kirsebom, Tyra Banks, Marisa Miller, Bar Refaeli, Brooklyn Decker, Irina Shayk, and more.
- Missing Baby Lisa Irwin: Police Claim Body Found in Virginia Not Baby Lisa
February 16 2012 10:12 AM
The remains of an 11-month-old girl found in Virginia are not those of missing baby Lisa Irwin according to Kansas City Police. Kansas City police spokesman Steve Young told KMBC that police are aware of the remains, but that tests indicate the remains did not belong to baby Lisa.