Washington, D.C. - In a ruling that is sure to continue debates across the country, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Obama's health care law, with Chief Justice John Roberts providing the surprise swing vote in a 5-4 decision. The courts four liberal justices were joined by Roberts in upholding...
There has been a mid-level solar flare on the surface of the sun, classified as an M5.2 flare.  The flare was picked up by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite, as seen in the image above. The event started at 11:57 pm EST last night and peaking about three minutes later.  It...
The European Space Agency’s spacecraft Rosetta has reached the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after traveling 3.5 billion miles. Rosetta will travel alongside of the comet taking pictures as they both move closer to the Sun. Rosetta was launched in 2004 and made several passes by the Earth on its way to the...
Yet another planet has been discovered, Alpha Centauri Bb, this one is earth-like say researchers at the Geneva Observatory, and it is relatively nearby, in astronomical terms. Exoplanet researchers say the new Earth-like planet is located in the Alpha Centauri star system, the nearest star system to our own Milky...
The American Beverage Association, which represents Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc., and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., has announced that its members will begin distributing new vending machines that will display the calorie count for each sod or beverage drink before you make your purchase. In an effort to stop more...
Canadian researches have found that a new pair of underwear designed to deliver shocks to your buttocks can prevent bed sores and other pressure sores. The underwear is designed to deliver a mild 10-second shock to your buttocks every 10 minutes for 12 hours a day by using two electro-pads...
Researchers have discovered that drinking more than three cups of coffee a day leads to a 66% greater chance of developing exfoliation glaucoma. The results of the study were published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, and the researchers point out that it only affects coffee drinkers and...
In a rare birth defect, a female baby in India was born that has two heads. According to the Cygnus JK Hindu Hospital where she was born, the baby appears to only have one body and the two heads share everything below the neck. On Wednesday and India woman gave...
Batavia, IL- Physicists have discovered a new particle at Fermilab, the U.S. Department of Energy’s particle accelerator outside Chicago. No, it’s not the Higgs Boson, nor is it the graviton. It’s a baryon, which is made up of three quarks (typical examples of baryons are the proton and neutron). This...
The USDA confirmed that roughly 300,000 pounds of beef and chicken are being recalled due to contamination by New Jersey-based Buona Vita and includes ground beef, meatballs, frozen chicken and beef patties and other meat products. Buona Vita described the health risk related to the contamination as "high". The contamination was...