Articles by Zoe Mintz
- Mystery Of Egyptian Spinning Statue Solved
November 20 2013 4:33 PM
A British engineer has discovered why an Egyptian statue at the University of Manchester rotates while trapped in a sealed display case.
- World’s Smallest FM Radio Transmitter Created [PHOTO]
November 20 2013 3:43 PM
Engineers have created the smallest FM radio transmitter using graphene, the strongest and thinnest material in the world.
- Mystery Arctic Fish Finally Identified
November 20 2013 2:26 PM
A rare Arctic fish caught in Canada's Hudson Strait has been identified.
- Washington Father Arms His 5 Kids With Semi-Automatic Weapons
November 20 2013 11:39 AM
Treves Evans, 37, from Kent, Wash., has taught his five school age children how to shoot semi-automatic weapons both as a form of self-protection and a ways to exercise their constitutional right to bear arms.
- Evolutionary Facebook Among Primates Discovered
November 19 2013 4:39 PM
In a new study, biologists from UCLA have found that Old World primates have relied on facial diversity for millions of years to identify their friends from foes.
- Oldest Body Of Seawater Found In Chesapeake Bay
November 19 2013 3:04 PM
A seawater sample found under Chesapeake Bay is believed to be 100-145 million years old.
- What Is ‘Knockout’? Violent Teen Game Causes Multiple Deaths [VIDEO]
November 19 2013 11:55 AM
A violent street game involving punching unsuspecting pedestrians has been the cause of several deaths across the country.
- Granite Found On Mars? ‘Compelling’ Evidence Suggests Planet Is Geologically Complex
November 18 2013 4:18 PM
Researchers say they have strong evidence that granite formed on Mars.
- OSU Cheerleader Kicked Off Team After Sexual Harassment Scandal
November 18 2013 2:27 PM
Two assistant cheerleading coaches at Ohio State University were fired for sexually harassed the school's cheerleaders.
- George H.W. Bush Received Komodo Dragon From Indonesia Govt., Reddit Resurrects Quirky Gift
November 18 2013 12:07 PM
A nine-foot long Komodo dragon given to President George H.W. Bush by the Indonesia government in 1990 is receiving newfound attention thanks to a recent Reddit post.
- 102-Year-Old Coin Collector Sells 1,800 Piece Collection For $23 Million
November 18 2013 10:06 AM
A 102-year-old coin collector auctioned his 1,800-piece collection for $23 million.
- Bariatric Surgery In Women Linked With Premature Birth
November 14 2013 3:24 PM
A new study suggests women who have undergone weight loss surgery run a greater risk of giving birth to premature infants.
- What The Milky Way Looked Like In Its Formative Years
November 14 2013 2:39 PM
New images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveal what the Milky Way looked like when it formed billions of years ago.
- Blind Man Gets Kicked Off US Airways Flight For ‘Restless’ Guide Dog
November 14 2013 12:13 PM
Albert Rizzi says he was kicked off a delayed US Airways flight on Wednesday after a flight attendant said his guide dog was not fully under the plane's seat.
- 507-Year-Old ‘Ming’ Is World’s Oldest Creature
November 14 2013 10:44 AM
A mollusk discovered on an expedition to Iceland in 2006 was believed to be around 405 years old until a new study confirmed the animal is actually much older.
- Orange Diamond Sold For $36 Million
November 13 2013 3:54 PM
A rare orange diamond was auctioned at Christie's for $36 million on Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland.
- Massive Antarctic Iceberg Could ‘Pose Hazard To Ships’
November 13 2013 12:32 PM
A giant Antarctic iceberg the size of Manhattan is drifting and may pose a threat to international shipping lanes.
- ‘Oldest Signs Of Life On Earth’ Found In Australia
November 13 2013 10:19 AM
Sedimentary structures believed to be 3.5 billion years old may inform the search for life forms on other planets.
- Genomes From Ice Age Animals Reconstructed With New Technique
November 12 2013 5:11 PM
Scientists have reconstructed the genomes of two Ice Age animals using a DNA sequencing technique.
- 14-Foot Sinkhole Opens On Chicago's South Side
November 12 2013 2:42 PM
A 14-foot sinkhole opened on a residential street on Chicago's South Side on Sunday, most likely caused by a broken water main.