A tragic gas tanker explosion early Tuesday morning struck a quiet Mexican town, and the toll has already been immense. Authorities still do not know what caused the accident.
According to new research, languages spoken across Europe and Asia are descended from one ancient language that was used at the end of the last ice age. British researchers have uncovered evidence of this "common tongue" that provides an origin point for languages as diverse as English, Urdu, and Japanese. All in all, this ancient language could form an ancestral source for the languages of billions of people today.
A new study has revealed some very interesting facts regarding the tongues of nectar eating bats. In fact, researchers now think that these bats might have the most dynamic tongues in the entire mammal world.
Four of the fatalities were visitors from Europe, crushed by large rocks triggered by the volcanic explosion, Albay Governor Joey Salceda said. The fifth fatality was their Filipino tour guide.
A French woman was eating by vultures in less than an hour after falling off a cliff in France to her death.
An inventive new ad by a Spanish organization that aims to help abused children has successfully found a way to reach parents and children with different messages from the same ad at the same time.
Harry Potter fans rejoice, we're one step closer to a working invisibility cloak. A researcher at Duke Engineering has managed to create a plastic device that deflects microwave beams.
A new study shows that the Arctic Ocean has become more acidic as Industry has risen.
Black widow spiders are named after the phenomenon in which the females of the species chase down and devour the males after mating. According to new research however, this isn't always the case, and in some scenarios, the roles are actually reversed.
An alleged Auschwitz death camp guard was arrested in Germany on Monday on allegations that he was involved in war crimes committed there between 1941 and 1945, the Associated Press reports.
An Alaskan volcano erupted three times this past Saturday, causing the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to change its aviation color code to "Orange" from "Yellow." Additionally, the AVO has raised the overall volcano alert level to "Watch."
It seems that NASA and experts from the private sector are now in agreement on our Mars aspirations. These officials are now saying that it is within the realm of practical possibility to send a manned mission to Mars sometime in the next two decades.
A casual trip down an African river quickly turned disastrous for Paul Templer and his colleagues.
The United States was not given any warning before air strikes in Syria against what Western and Israeli officials say were weapons headed for Hezbollah militants, a U.S. intelligence official said on Sunday.
Giulio Andreotti, one of Italy's most prominent post-war figures, whose name was synonymous with cunning and survival, died on Monday at the age of 94, family sources said.