U.S. falls to 8th in 2018 rankings of Best Countries

The United States dropped one spot to eighth place in this year's world ranking of countries by U.S. News and World Report.

Prehistoric lizards could sprint on two legs

Fossilized footprints provide new insight on ancient lizard behavior Fossilized lizard footprints dating back to the Cretaceous indicate the little...

Today in History: February 22, 2018

Today's highlights in history for Thursday, February 22, 2018 Today is Thursday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2018. There are 312 days left in the...

Bats help grow our crops, but climate change has them on the move

Rising temperatures are shifting bat migration patterns, with possible consequences for farmers. A bat hanging out. Pixabay First, let’s dispense...

A record 29,000 Mexicans were murdered last year – can soldiers stop the bloodshed?

Mexico’s war on drugs has left 234,966 people dead in the last 11 years. In 2017 alone, the country saw some 29,000 murders, the highest annual tally...

One Canadian town has dealt with a mysterious, persistent hum for the past seven years

Residents of a Canadian town have been plagued with a bizarre humming knows for years and it’s completely wreaking havoc on the city! The persisting...