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Scientists make odd discovery: Earliest snakes had feet and ankles

Scientists make odd discovery: Earliest snakes had feet and ankles Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A new study published in the science journal BMC Evolutionary Biology has revealed a startling fact about the ancestors of modern snakes, ...

Unexpected find in Washington may be last of its kind

Unexpected find in Washington may be last of its kind Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

When an inter-tidal rock was found in the Sucia Island State Park in Washington State back in 2012, its discoverers had no idea that it would create ...

DEVASTATING photos show humanity's destruction of Planet Earth

DEVASTATING photos show humanity's destruction of Planet Earth Watch

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Humanity's rapid expansion as the global population increases is taking its toll on the environment. Climate change, overpopulation, pollution, ...

TOO SOON? Canonization of Mother Teresa next year only hypothetical, Vatican says

TOO SOON? Canonization of Mother Teresa next year only hypothetical, Vatican says Watch

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In spite of various published reports that Blessed Teresa of Kolkata will be canonized on September 4, 2016, the Vatican says that this remains ...

2020: Antarctic ice shelf could collapse

2020: Antarctic ice shelf could collapse Watch

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The rich get richer, the poor get poorer and those polar ice caps keep right on melting. Things have deteriorated so badly - especially the ...

Raining spiders? Large areas of Australia covered in spider webs

Raining spiders? Large areas of Australia covered in spider webs Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The worst news for spider haters in Australia and around the globe: a natural migration phenomenon where baby spiders are flying is possible and has ...

HONEY HOLOCAUST: Forty percent of all beehives died in the past year

HONEY HOLOCAUST: Forty percent of all beehives died in the past year Watch

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It is an alarming figure that may speak of a silent, ecological disaster. According to a federal study, more than two out of five American ...

Recreating Dinosaurs: Using chicken embryos, scientists learn how dinosaurs got 'snouts'

Recreating Dinosaurs: Using chicken embryos, scientists learn how dinosaurs got 'snouts' Watch

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An asteroid, crashing into the Earth 65 million years ago, is thought to have caused the dinosaurs to go extinct. A group of dinosaurs managed ...

Catfish surprisingly climbs wall and stuns scientists

Catfish surprisingly climbs wall and stuns scientists Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Inside a cave near Tena in Ecuador, a group of scientists filmed a catfish climbing up the wall to lick food from the roof. Climbing seems impossible ...

Climate change to cause animal extinction in next century

Climate change to cause animal extinction in next century Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In the next century or so, one in six species of plants and animals are likely to be extinct in South America, New Zealand, and Australia. Species in ...

'Empty landscapes': Massive herbivore extinction in Southeast Asia hurts environment

'Empty landscapes': Massive herbivore extinction in Southeast Asia hurts environment Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Oxford University researchers observed a rapid decline among large herbivores living in the rainforests, savannah and jungles located in Southeast ...

Chile fossil hunters discover odd Jurassic dinosaur pieces

Chile fossil hunters discover odd Jurassic dinosaur pieces Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A remarkable discovery occurred in Chile, as fossil hunters found fossils belonging to an odd dinosaur, said to be related to the Tyrannosaurus rex. ...

Antarctica's 'Blood Falls' may be key to understanding frosty nation's hidden life

Antarctica's 'Blood Falls' may be key to understanding frosty nation's hidden life Watch

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In the inhospitable climes of Antarctica, one of the continent's most unusual features is Blood Falls, a waterfall that posits rust-colored ...

Extremely rare 'adorable' Pocket Shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico

Extremely rare 'adorable' Pocket Shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Thirty-six years ago, a pocket shark was discovered off the Peru coast, and just recently, another pocket shark, reported to be only the second one ...

 NASA steps up in discovering extraterrestrial life

NASA steps up in discovering extraterrestrial life Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

NASA's chief scientist Ellen Stofan, stated at a Washington panel discussion, that in a decade or so, there will be strong indications of life ...

Is Yellowstone's supervolcano ready to blow? Scientists find thousands of cubic miles of magma under volcano

Is Yellowstone's supervolcano ready to blow? Scientists find thousands of cubic miles of magma under volcano Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Scientists have completed mapping out a new reservoir of magma underneath Yellowstone's massive supervolcano. The magma was found about 12 to 28 ...

New discovery on mysterious vampire squid shocks scientists

New discovery on mysterious vampire squid shocks scientists Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The number of species we have successfully discovered throughout history are only about a fifth of the speculated total number of them coexisting ...

'Apocalyptic' dust storms leave experts speechless, causes remain unclear

'Apocalyptic' dust storms leave experts speechless, causes remain unclear Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Unexplained phenomena of strong dust storms are sweeping cities all over the globe, blocking the sun and darkening the day. The massive dust storms, ...

What NASA found on Mars will shock you!

What NASA found on Mars will shock you! Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There is liquid water on Mars, Nasa has announced following tests done by the Curiosity rover.

Experts fear massive asteroid will hit Earth in next 3 years

Experts fear massive asteroid will hit Earth in next 3 years Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A huge asteroid, with an estimated size of 10 to 40m, is expected to come in contact with Earth, closer than it did the last time.

Gray whale swims from Russia to Mexico in 172 days, breaking all known records

Gray whale swims from Russia to Mexico in 172 days, breaking all known records Watch

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A female western gray whale from Russia now holds the record as the mammal with the longest known migration, researchers say. Named Vavara, ...

Are farmers stealing precious water away from California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta?

Are farmers stealing precious water away from California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta? Watch

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Entering its fourth year of drought, large amounts of water is mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Farmers who have ...

Small songbirds complete extraordinary nonstop flights across the Atlantic Ocean

Small songbirds complete extraordinary nonstop flights across the Atlantic Ocean Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Using backpack flight recorders, scientists have discovered that the blackpoll warbler songbirds are able fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean. ...

Ancient salamander, thought to have roamed Earth 170 million years ago found by Chinese ranger

Ancient salamander, thought to have roamed Earth 170 million years ago found by Chinese ranger Watch

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A park ranger in south China named only as "Mr. Xiao" has caught an enormous Chinese salamander. It is acknowledged as the world's largest ...

Scientists discover annoying foam packing peanuts can now be used for something other than trash

Scientists discover annoying foam packing peanuts can now be used for something other than trash Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Foam peanuts that constantly clutter your room and fill up the trash, after a package arrives, could actually be useful. This new discovery, ...

Giant crocodile ruled the Earth long before dinosaurs

Giant crocodile ruled the Earth long before dinosaurs Watch

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A nine-foot-tall monster with blade-like teeth at one time strolled through the warm and wet environs of what is now known as North Carolina ...

Rapidly thinning Antarctic glacier 'appears unstoppable'

Rapidly thinning Antarctic glacier 'appears unstoppable' Watch

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Everyone is now aware about the rapidly melting polar icecaps. Scientists have raised concerns about a large, rapidly thinning glacier in ...

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While the East Coast was battered with rain, sleet and record snowfall, California faced the driest January on record, ever since records began to be ...