Oil and tobacco are often linked by activists as embodying the same obfuscating strategies to market and develop products that are harmful to public health. While the oil industry denies the comparison, new examination of old documents reveals links that go back decades.
The ‘Pokémon Go’ accident toll is mounting and crowds are stopping traffic in New York City to pursue rare Pokémon finds – while the mobile app craze is definitely taking the world by storm, observers wonder, will it last? Nintendo shareholders hope so as the venerable Japanese company’s stock soars with the success of the smartphone game.
The diabetes – blood glucose link is under the spotlight in a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The study found that blood glucose health is worsening among obese Americans even as the actual rate of obesity is leveling off for the first time in nearly three decades.
The crew of the ISS is preparing for the arrival of a SpaceX rocket next week carrying equipment crucial to future NASA missions. NASA will be televising the July 18 launch live as well as a pre-launch briefing on Saturday, July 16 at 2 p.m.
Tony Stark, the quintessential playboy/genius/billionaire, is soon to be replaced in the Iron Man suit in the Marvel Comics universe by a teenage black girl. That’s the breaking news emerging after Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis gave an exclusive interview to Time Magazine published earlier today on July 6th.
NASA scientists and researchers erupted into applause at the announcement yesterday that the Juno spacecraft had successfully entered into orbit of the dangerous gas giant Jupiter. After what Universe Today called a “do or die mission,” what’s next for NASA and its Planetary Science division?
Serena Williams didn’t take very long to defeat Annika Beck in Wimbledon today to clinch her 300th Grand Slam victory, powering past the German 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour of play. The win takes her to round four of the Wimbledon 2016 tournament and racks up a few more records on her behalf.
Fourth of July fireworks are a beloved part of Independence Day celebrations for most Americans, but not their pets, many of whom are terrified by the flashes of light and explosive sounds. An innovation in fireworks technology, has produced “silent” fireworks in use in parts of Italy and the UK – is it time for the US to join them?
Was Brexit – or the recent British vote to leave the European Union – caused by climate change? Global warming, the refugee crisis and Brexit are linked in several ways and uncertainty continues to mount in the aftermath of the UK’s historic decision.
Captain America: Civil War made waves at the box office in May. Soon after,Marvel Comics made waves within the comic book community, on account of the final frame of Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 – the frame where he says only two words, “Hail Hydra.” When the new issue came out just last week, it created another controversy: had Marvel given into fan outrage?