Articles by Zoe Mintz
- $300,000 Ferrari FF Gets Backed Over By Delivery Truck In New York
November 01 2013 2:07 PM
A $300,000 Ferrari FF was damaged on Oct. 30 after a delivery truck in New York City accidentally reversed onto the luxury sports car.
- Loch Ness Monster Spotted In Australia?
November 01 2013 10:55 AM
Beachgoers on Magnetic Island in Queensland, Australia, said they saw an object in the water that resembled Nessie the Loch Ness Monster on Friday.
- Redwoods Have Been ‘Recording’ Coastal Climate History For Thousands Of Years
October 31 2013 3:44 PM
According to new climatology research, molecules in a redwood tree's trunk reflect climate changes.
- ‘Major’ Fireball Spotted In Pacific Northwest
October 31 2013 12:57 PM
The American Meteor Society received at least 234 reports of a “major fireball event” that took place over the Pacific Northwest and southwestern Canada at approximately 6 a.m on Wednesday.
- Ladybugs Swarm Southern United States
October 31 2013 10:37 AM
The ladybug population has skyrocketed in parts of the southern United States, most likely caused by warmer weather and a large food supply, entomologists say.
- Coaches Dress In ‘Cool Runnings’ Blackface Costume, Sparks Outrage
October 30 2013 4:29 PM
Two San Diego high school football coaches are facing criticism after they posted photos of themselves dressed in blackface to resemble the characters from the film about the Jamaican national bobsled team.
- Reindeer Eyes Change Color From Gold To Blue Depending On The Season
October 30 2013 3:10 PM
New research has found that Arctic reindeer change eye color from gold in the summer to blue in the winter to better adapt to their environment.
- 9 Most Outrageously Inappropriate Kids Halloween Costumes
October 30 2013 1:42 PM
You have to wonder about the parents who put their kids in these questionable (at best) Halloween get-ups.
- 1,900-Year-Old Roman Eagle Sculpture Found In London
October 30 2013 10:24 AM
Archaeologists in London uncovered a 1,900-year-old sculpture of a Roman eagle considered to be one of the best pieces of Romano-British art ever found.
- Google Earth Image Shows ‘Jesus’ And ‘Mary’ In Swiss Sky
October 29 2013 6:25 PM
An image captured on Google's Street View camera has some saying it resembles Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary.
- Largest Family Tree Assembled By ‘Genome Hacker’ Has 13 Million People
October 29 2013 3:22 PM
Yaniv Erlich recently presented what may be largest family tree, comprised of 13 million people and stretching back to the 15th century, at the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting in Boston.
- Woman In Toddler's Body Dies At 20
October 29 2013 1:45 PM
Brooke Greenberg, a 20-year-old woman with a rare condition known as "Syndrome X," died on Oct. 24.
- Monkey Brains Explain Why Primates Fear Snakes
October 29 2013 10:44 AM
A new study suggests special neural circuits found in the brains of monkeys may explain why primates develop an early fear of snakes.
- Asian Carp Found In Great Lakes Watershed
October 28 2013 5:10 PM
A new U.S. Geological Survey study revealed that grass carp are capable of naturally reproducing in the Great Lakes basin.
- Masked Monkey Shows To Be Banned In Jakarta
October 28 2013 2:59 PM
Street performing monkey shows in Jakarta will be banned under a new campaign launched by Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.
- ‘Crazy Ants’ Invasion Threatens Southeastern United States
October 28 2013 11:55 AM
An invasive arthropod species known as the "Tawny crazy ants" have invaded parts of the southeastern United States, threatening native species like fire ants.
- ‘Lost World’ In Australia Uncovers New Species
October 28 2013 11:00 AM
An expedition to a remote Australian peninsula revealed three new species that have lived on Cape Melville for millions of years.
- Husband Documents Wife’s Battle With Breast Cancer In Striking Photo Series
October 25 2013 12:46 PM
When Angelo Merendino’s wife was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, he decided to capture their journey in a series of photos, which have gone viral.
- Two 1,000-Year-Old Mummies Found Inside Tomb In Peru
October 25 2013 10:26 AM
Two intact mummies belonging to the Wari pre-Hispanic culture have been excavated at the Huaca Pucllana ceremonial complex, an archaeological site in Lima, Peru.
- Grasshopper Mice Numb Themselves To Scorpion Sting
October 24 2013 4:12 PM
Grasshopper mice have the ability to numb themselves to the pain caused by bark scorpions sting, considered one of the most painful bites in the animal kingdom, a new study suggests.