Articles by Zoe Mintz
- 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.
- Wedding Bells Ring On 11/12/13
November 12 2013 11:06 AM
Thousands of couples across the United States are poised to tie the knot on 11/12/13 -- one of the last iconic dates of this century.
- US To Crush 6 Tons Of Illegal Ivory
November 12 2013 9:41 AM
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to crush six tons of illegal ivory seized in the past 25 years to raise awareness about the ivory trade.
- Does Tasmanian Tiger Still Live? New Hunt For Creature Begins
November 11 2013 4:29 PM
A group of British naturalists have begun a photogenic search for the supposedly extinct Tasmanian tiger in the island's isolated northwest.
- Man Caught Microwaving Cat On Camera, Offers Apology
November 11 2013 2:49 PM
A graphic video circulating online that shows a Lebanese man putting his cat in a microwave has incited outrage from animal rights groups.
- Man Finds Purple Heart Found At Arizona Flea Market, Finds Owner's Family
November 11 2013 12:17 PM
A Vietnam veteran who found a Purple Heart medal found at an Arizona flea market in February was able to track down the owner's family.
- ‘Downton Abbey’ Spoilers: What Happened In The Season 4 Finale?
November 11 2013 10:39 AM
Mary gets into everybody's business in the Season 4 finale of the PBS hit "Downton Abbey," laying the foundation for the Christmas special.