Articles by Philip Ross
- Sea Sponges May Have Played ‘Key Role’ In Evolution
March 10 2014 2:40 PM
Researchers in the U.K. challenge the long-held theory that life began in an already oxygen-rich ocean environment. Did SpongeBob pave the way for all life on Earth?
- Arizona Toddler Uses ‘FaceTime’ To Rescue Mom
March 09 2014 9:56 PM
Arizona mom, Laure Toone, was bleeding profusely from her hand and felt like she might pass out.
- Flight MH370 Stolen Passports Update
March 09 2014 6:17 PM
40% Of Travel Documents Are Not Screened Against Lost Or Stolen Database.
- 75,000 ‘Mad’ Killer Bees Attack California Woman [VIDEO]
March 09 2014 4:07 PM
The 71-year-old was hospitalized in critical condition after suffering more than 1,000 bee stings.
- Possible Ancient Indian Cemetery Unearthed In Texas
March 09 2014 2:44 PM
A construction crew in Texas makes an unusual find at the site of a 225-home subdivision.
- NASA Radar May Predict Sinkholes
March 08 2014 7:58 PM
Might NASA predict sinkholes? The agency’s UAVSAR technology could spot signs of collapses before they occur.
- LSD Steak: Florida Family ‘Hallucinates,’ Struggles To Breath After Eating Tainted Meat From Walmart
March 08 2014 5:38 PM
A Florida family was hospitalized after eating what authorities determined was a steak contaminated with LSD. The steak, purchased from Walmart, caused the family to suffer from hallucinations among other symptoms.
- Malaysia Airliner: Terrorism Fears Emerge
March 08 2014 4:21 PM
New details are surfacing about Flight MH370’s disappearance.
- Climate Change Causing New Malaria Risk
March 08 2014 2:48 PM
Warmer temps are pushing malaria-carrying mosquitoes into areas that were previously too cold.
- Silk-Based Bone Implants ‘Melt Away’ After Fracture Heals, May Have ‘Huge Applications’ For Surgeons
March 05 2014 6:28 PM
Researchers are developing silk-based implants for repairing broken bones. The small silk screws have a similar composition to bone, are absorbed by the body over time and could replace traditionally used metal screws.
- The 'Cultural Impact' Of Rising Sea Levels: Global Warming Threatens 20% Of World Heritage Sites
March 05 2014 2:27 PM
As climate change accelerates ice melt and sea levels continue to rise, scientists warn that global warming jeopardizes our cultural heritage. They found that a rise in global temperatures of just over 5 degrees Fahrenheit would threaten 20 percent of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- Asteroid 2014 DX110 Flyby Live Stream: Watch Near-Earth Encounter With 98-Foot Asteroid Here [VIDEO]
March 04 2014 6:30 PM
An asteroid called is scheduled to make a pass by Earth on Wednesday. Watch the live stream of the near-Earth encounter here.
- Drone Captures Dolphin ‘Stampede,’ Gray Whale Migration Off California Coast In Amazing Footage [VIDEO]
March 04 2014 6:29 PM
A whale watcher's video shows hundreds of common dolphins torpedoing through the water and three migrating gray whales.
- First Colored, Transparent Solar Cells Could Offer ‘Beautiful’ Alternative To Solar Panel Technology
March 04 2014 4:22 PM
Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed the first colored, transparent solar cell. They say the tinted photovoltaics could be used in the windows of homes and office buildings to harvest solar energy.
- Are Yosemite's Black Bears Going Vegan?
March 04 2014 2:10 PM
The proportion of human-derived food in the Yosemite's black bears’ diet has fallen by 63 percent over the last century. Bears that once feasted on garbage are turning to vegetation and insects.
- Peter Nyong’o, Brother Of ‘12 Years A Slave’ Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o, ‘Photobombs’ Ellen DeGeneres’ Selfie
March 03 2014 7:28 PM
Peter Nyong’o, Lupita Nyong’o’s younger brother and the Oscar-winning actress’ plus-one for the evening, managed to photobomb Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars selfie, making his way into the most retweeted photo of all time.
- Shannon Leto And The Oscars: ’30 Seconds To Mars’ Drummer Joins Oscar-Winning Brother Jared Leto At Academy Awards
March 03 2014 6:11 PM
Jared Leto was accompanied to the Dolby Theater by his mother Constance and his brother Shannon.
- Oscars Celebrity Selfies: Top 10 Star Candids From The Academy Awards Ellen DeGeneres Didn’t Take
March 03 2014 3:28 PM
Ellen DeGeneres wasn’t the only celebrity attending the Academy Awards to share a candid Oscars moment with her fans. Here are the top 10 celebrity selfies from Hollywood’s biggest awards night.
- Mardi Gras - The Real Meaning Behind These 5 ‘Fat Tuesday’ Traditions
March 02 2014 7:26 PM
Since its early days in New Orleans, Mardi Gras has grown to colossal proportions and includes several familiar traditions.
- Are The Academy Awards Rigged?
March 02 2014 3:40 PM
Rumors and conspiracy theories are making the rounds on the Internet. Is the show legit?