Articles by Zoe Mintz
- Polar Bear Cubs Open Eyes For First Time, See Their Mother
January 16 2014 3:37 PM
Twin polar bear cubs born last month at Munich's Hellabrun Zoo were filmed opening their eyes for their first time.
- Kangaroo Drawing In Portuguese Manuscript May Rewrite Australia’s History
January 16 2014 2:03 PM
A drawing of a kangaroo in a 16th century prayer book suggests Portuguese explorers may have been the first to discover Australia.
- More Than 5,900 Gas Leaks Found In Washington, D.C.
January 16 2014 11:06 AM
Researchers have found thousands of natural gas leaks under the streets of Washington, D.C.
- New Pharaoh Discovered In Egypt, King Seneb Kay Had ‘The Longest Rule’ Of His Time
January 15 2014 3:04 PM
The remains, which date back to about 1650 B.C., were discovered near the southern city of Sohag.
- ‘Magnetic’ Fishing Net To Catch Space Junk?
January 15 2014 12:50 PM
Find out who's about to test a new space-cleanup system.
- Doomsday Clock Set To 5 Minutes To Midnight
January 15 2014 11:08 AM
The metaphorical indication of potential destruction "of our own making" remains as high as last year. Here's why.
- Disabled Toddler Asked To Leave Panera For ‘Squeaky’ Orthopedic Shoes
January 14 2014 4:55 PM
A 2-year-old Georgia toddler with developmental delays was asked leave a Panera Bread restaurant after a customer reportedly complained that her orthopedic shoes were too loud.
- Humans And Primates Burn 50 Percent Fewer Calories Each Day Than Other Mammals
January 14 2014 2:56 PM
A new study suggests that the slow metabolism found in humans and other primates may explain why they grow up slowly and live long lives.
- First Full Moon Of 2014 Will Occur On Jan. 15
January 14 2014 11:04 AM
Known as the "mini moon," the smallest full moon of the year will occur on Jan. 15.
- Unexpected Levels Of Molecular Chlorine Found In The Arctic
January 13 2014 4:36 PM
A new study suggests the Arctic atmosphere contains unprecedented levels of molecular chlorine.
- 375-Million-Year-Old Fish Fossil Reveals How Hind Legs Evolved
January 13 2014 3:52 PM
Fossils of an ancient fish found in the Canadian Arctic sheds light on how four-legged animals made the transition from fins to feet.
- MTV’s ‘16 And Pregnant’ And ‘Teen Mom’ Led To Decline In Teen Birth Rate, New Study Shows
January 13 2014 1:24 PM
The MTV shows "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom" have contributed to a 5.7 percent decline in teen births, a new study suggests.
- Jennifer Lawrence Dress Copycats Blanketing The Web
January 13 2014 10:38 AM
Jennifer Lawrence's Dior gown at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards has inspired some to imitate the "American Hustle" star's couture look.
- Giant Ice Balls Appear On Lake Michigan
January 10 2014 4:44 PM
A new video captured by a Michigan photographer shows giant ice balls formed in Lake Michigan.
- Pennsylvania Teacher Arrested Twice For Alleged Sexual Encounters With Students
January 10 2014 3:20 PM
Lauren Harrington-Cooper, a married Pennsylvania high school teacher, was arrested twice within the past month for allegedly having sex with students.
- Tigerfish Jump To Catch Birds In Flight
January 10 2014 12:24 PM
For the first time, scientists captured freshwater fish leaping into the air to catch swallows in flight.
- 'Hand Of God' Seen From Space
January 10 2014 9:55 AM
A new image captured by NASA’s NuSTAR telescope has been nicknamed the “Hand of God.”
- 29-Year-Old Healthy Mother Of Three Dies Of Flu
January 09 2014 2:47 PM
A Dallas mother died of the flu on Monday, leaving her husband and three children behind.
- Hidden ‘Biofluorescent Universe’ Discovered, 180 Species Of Glowing Fish Caught On Camera
January 09 2014 12:44 PM
A new study has found more than 180 species of fish glow in shades of either neon greed, red and orange.
- ‘Whale Beer’ Sold In Iceland Sparks Controversy
January 08 2014 2:09 PM
An Icelandic brewery's "whale beer" has stirred controversy after it announced it will sell the unique brew at the country's midwinter festival later this month.