Las Vegas, NV - Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has announced that 31-year-old Shanita Flax has pleaded guilty to a breast implant scam while working as a civilian contractor at the Nellis AFB Hospital in Las Vegas. The government covers breast implants in cases of medical necessity such as after...
Taco Bell is launching its waffle taco nationwide March 27th after previously testing it in California, last year. This has forced, already lower sales at McDonald's, to reconsider expending its own breakfast hours, with some at the top saying 10:30 am is just too early, after receiving over 10,000 complaints...
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...
Pasadena, CA - NASA's newest Martian rover Curiosity has landed successfully on Mars, touching down at exactly 1:31 am eastern time after traveling 354 million miles.  The MSL cruise craft and EDL landing team controlling the operation are located at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL, in Pasadena, California.  The rover...
According to the Centers for Disease Control, CDC, the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya is on the rise on Florida. The disease is spread from mosquitos to humans and then infected humans back to mosquitos. Symptoms of the virus include aching joints and arthritic-like pain which lasts can last for months. There...
The Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has published new rules controlling the production and sales of e-cigarettes that have risen in popularity over the last few years. Age restrictions, advertising controls and getting the approval of ingredients are some of the new rules e-cigarettes makes and retailers will have...
The planet Venus will make a rare pass between the Earth and the Sun and will be visible worldwide on June 5, 2012. The event happens only twice every 120 years and this is the second passing, the last once was in 2004. It will also be the first...
Mars - NASA's Martian rover Curiosity has found a rock on Mars that is not like other rocks examined so far, in fact, it's very Earth-like according to Edward Stolper of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, who works on the mission with NASA. “This rock is a close...
A kangaroo named Chuck thought to be a male, at the Barnaul Zoo in Siberia has surprised everyone by giving birth. The kangaroo birth process is shrouded in mystery still so zoo officials didn't know Chuck was pregnant or exactly when she gave birth, in fact, they only noticed...
Scientists at Geneva's CERN research center using the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer that was delivered to the International Space Station, ISS, two years ago say they think they have finally discovered actual 'dark matter'. The research team, headed by Nobel Prize winner Samuel Ting based in Geneva, say they...