Articles by Zoe Mintz
- Mother Sharks Return Home To Give Birth? Lemon Sharks ‘Remember’ Where They Were Born
December 05 2013 2:23 PM
A new study that tracked more than 2,000 lemon sharks over two decades suggests pregnant females return to their birthplace to have babies.
- Crocodiles And Alligators Use Sticks To Lure Prey
December 05 2013 11:59 AM
According to a new University of Tennessee study, two crocodile species have been observed using twigs and sticks on their noses to bait birds.
- Woman Unknowingly Live-Tweets Husband’s Death: ‘It’s Him. He Died’ [PHOTO]
December 05 2013 10:16 AM
A woman unwittingly live-tweeted the fatal crash that killed her husband Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 205 in Vancouver, Wash.
- What’s A Wottie? Rottweiler And West Highland Terrier Produce Rare Crossbreed
December 04 2013 4:07 PM
A one-year-old West Highland Terrier and a four-year-old Rottweiler have produced a rare crossbreed dubbed the "Wottie."
- How To Buy A Real Christmas Tree: Selection, Care And Safety Tips
December 04 2013 12:24 PM
A definitive guide to picking and maintaining the perfect Christmas tree this holiday season.
- Banksy At Walmart? Alleged Fake Prints Sold On Retailer’s Website Sparks Outrage
December 03 2013 4:55 PM
Alleged fake prints of Banksy’s artwork have surfaced on Walmart's website, ranging from $25 to $869.
- Diver Rescues Man Trapped In Sunken Ship for 60 Hours
December 03 2013 1:50 PM
A video released on Dec. 2 shows the moment a diver discovered a man who was presumed dead but survived in an air pocket for three days in a capsized ship.
- New Beetle Species Discovered In French Guiana
December 03 2013 12:16 PM
A newly discovered beetle in French Guiana belongs to a genus known to live among various ant species.
- Pope Francis Was Once A Bouncer - Who Knew?
December 03 2013 9:40 AM
While speaking to a group of parishioners at a church outside Rome on Saturday, Pope Francis revealed he worked as a bouncer in Buenos Aires during his college years.
- Who Is David Kwiatkowski? Hospital Worker Sentenced To 39 Years For Infecting Patients With Hepatitis C
December 02 2013 3:56 PM
David Kwiatkowski, a traveling hospital technician, was sentenced to 39 years in prison on Monday for stealing painkillers and intentionally infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C.
- Man Apologizes To Mugging Victim 35 Years Later On Facebook
December 02 2013 2:28 PM
A man who mugged a stranger outside the American Museum of Natural History 35 years ago had a chance to apologize for his actions on a Facebook post that his victim happened to comment on.
- Eagle Steals Camera, Takes ‘Selfies’ On 70-Mile Journey
December 02 2013 12:18 PM
Wildlife rangers in Western Australia found rare footage captured by an eagle that scooped up a motion-sensor camera and inadvertently recorded its 70-mile journey.
- Energy Drinks Affect ‘Function Of The Heart’
December 02 2013 11:02 AM
A new study that observed the effects of energy drinks showed two of its main ingredients may increase heart contraction rates an hour after consumption.
- Kidnapped Squirrel Returns Home For The Holidays
November 29 2013 11:38 AM
A Uinta ground squirrel captured in Utah and brought to Wisconsin nearly two months ago was returned to its home state last week.
- Black Friday Fights, Crowds And Arrests Caught On Camera
November 29 2013 10:06 AM
A roundup of fights, chaotic crowds and arrests on Black Friday as frenzied shoppers vie for the holiday deals.
- Three Unpublished Salinger Stories Leaked Online
November 28 2013 4:05 PM
Three unpublished short stories written by J.D. Salinger were leaked online after an eBay auction sold an unauthorized edition of the stories.
- 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Iran Near Nuclear Power Plant
November 28 2013 2:16 PM
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook southern Iran, near a nuclear power plant in the Bushehr region on Thursday evening.
- 15 Thanksgiving Quotes To Share On Turkey Day
November 28 2013 1:03 PM
Here's some Thanksgiving quotes from presidents, comedians and spiritual leaders on gratitude, grace and the beloved turkey.
- Marissa Alexander Released From Jail For Thanksgiving
November 28 2013 11:34 AM
A 33-year-old Florida mother who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for aggravated assault was released from jail on Wednesday while she awaits a new trial.
- Ohio Amish Girl, Family Fled To Avoid Forced Chemotherapy
November 28 2013 10:42 AM
The whereabouts of the family of a 10-year-old Amish girl diagnosed with leukemia are unknown after they reportedly fled the country to avoid court-mandated chemotherapy.