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Verona Bus Crash leaves more than a dozen dead

Verona Bus Crash leaves more than a dozen dead

At least 16 people have been killed in a bus crash in Italy’s Verona on Friday (20 January) night. Thirty-nine others survived the crash near Verona just before midnight on Friday. The bus, which was carrying Hungarian students returning home from France, veered off the road and crashed into barriers before being engulfed in flames. Read More »

Increased Risk of Obesity for Children With Asthma, Says New Study

Increased Risk of Obesity for Children With Asthma, Says New Study

Children with asthma may be more likely to become obese later in childhood or in adolescence, scientists say. “Early diagnosis and treatment of asthma may help prevent the childhood obesity epidemic,” said Frank Gilliland, senior author of the study and a professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. “Part of the problem may be a ... Read More »

For Honor Trailer: The Faction War Metagame (Watch)

For Honor Trailer: The Faction War Metagame (Watch)

The latest For Honor video gives us a look at the Faction War, the metagame layer that connects the battles fought by players in the game. Once you choose a faction in-game, your progress will be logged, and every victory you enjoy or defeat you suffer will be counted towards a global faction. As you rack up victories, your faction ... Read More »

Lone Zebra Shark Surprises Aquarium With Rare ‘Virgin Birth’ (Video)

Lone zebra shark surprises researchers with pups

A female zebra shark named Leonie in Australia has shocked scientists by producing three offspring after spending years away from her male partner. Subsequent analysis found that she had simply developed the ability to do it all on her own.. Researchers with Australia’s University of Queensland (UQ) observed the change at the Reef HQ Aquarium and have documented it in ... Read More »

Loads of porn videos are secretly hidden on YouTube, Report

Loads of porn videos are secretly hidden on YouTube, Report

Porn pirates are reportedly using a known YouTube backdoor to store infringing material on Google’s servers for free. Usually when a video is uploaded to YouTube, Google’s hosting services scan the film using Content-ID software and compares it to others to spot copyrighted material. This process also weeds out adult and abusive content that doesn’t fit with the website’s strict ... Read More »

Cahills Crossing crocodile killed a man, police say

Cahills Crossing crocodile killed a man, police say

A man was killed by a 3.5-metre crocodile while wading across the notorious Cahills Crossing in the Northern Australian wilderness. The 47-year-old Gunbalanya local’s body was found on Thursday night at Cahills Crossing Cahill’s Crossing is not a footbridge, and at the time of the attack a recommendation on the NT Government’s road report website said only high-clearance four-wheel drive ... Read More »

Two in hospital after Plane crashes near Duncan airport

Two in hospital after Plane crashes near Duncan airport

A woman is in critical condition after a small aircraft crashed north of the Duncan Airport. The North Cowichan RCMP says officers called to the incident this afternoon arrived to find the plane had taken out several power lines in the crash. The small plane, owned by the Victoria Flying Club, had a flight instructor and student on board at ... Read More »

Curiosity Mars rover studies possible mud cracks

Curiosity Mars rover studies possible mud cracks

A series of stunning new images from the NASA rover Curiosity have revealed what researchers say if the first evidence or cracked, dry mud on the red planet’s surface. Researchers are convinced, more than ever, that Mars was once a wet planet. Some billions of years ago, Mars hosted large lakes, they assert, and traces of evidence supporting this assertion ... Read More »

Giant red skittles spill onto Wisconsin highway (Photo)

Giant red skittles spill onto Wisconsin highway (Photo)

Hundreds of thousands of red Skittles spilled across a Wisconsin highway Tuesday night, the local sheriff’s office said on its Facebook page. “There’s no little ‘S’ on them, but you can definitely smell, it’s a distinct Skittles smell,” Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt told WISN. It turns out that the Skittles were being transported in the back of a flatbed ... Read More »