Mystery Solved: How the Ancient Indus Civilization Survived Without Rivers

Mystery Solved: How the Ancient Indus Civilization Survived Without Rivers

The rise and fall of the Indus civilization gets a new narrative. By Stephanie Pappas.

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N.B. fisherman finds lobster with Pepsi can imprinted on claw

N.B. fisherman finds lobster with Pepsi can imprinted on claw

Karissa Lindstrand had already spent five hours banding lobster claws on a boat called Honour Bound, off Grand Manan, when a blue and red logo she knew well caught her eye. It was a Pepsi can image "tattooed on the lobster's claw," said Lindstrand. Being a huge Pepsi fan — she drinks 12 cans every day — this image would have caught her interest anywhere.

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12 year study shows dog owners are 30 percent less at risk of death from Cardiovascular disease and other causes

12 year study shows dog owners are 30 percent less at risk of death from Cardiovascular disease and other causes

Cardiovascular disease accounts for over 31 percent of deaths worldwide. Every 40 seconds somebody suffers from a Myocardial Infarction (heart attack) in the United States alone, with over 4 million deaths occurring across Europe every year due to various other Cardiovascular diseases. Many of these issues can be attributed to damaging lifestyle choices such as smoking, drug abuse, poor diet, lack of exercise or excessive alcohol intake. Other people simply develop unfortunate infections that lead to endocarditis and other potentially fatal illnesses.

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FDA warns of commercial dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 dog deaths

FDA warns of commercial dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 dog deaths

(WZTV) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning dog owners to think twice about stuffing your pet's stocking with dog bones over the holidays.The FDA says it received about 68 reports of pet illnesses related to bone treats frequently purchased at st

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Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

Fears of an imminent major eruption of Bali's Mount Agung have increased and the evacuation zone around the volcano has been widened. Indonesian authorities have raised the state of alert to its highest level. The island's airport has now closed, leaving thousands stranded in the tourist hotspot. Authorities say dark smoke and ash have been billowing up to 3,400m (11,150ft) above the mountain's summit, which has also been emitting fire.

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Fears for world’s rarest penguin as population plummets

Fears for world's rarest penguin as population plummets

Almost half the breeding population of the world’s most endangered penguin species, the yellow-eyed penguin, has disappeared in one part of New Zealand and conservation groups believe commercial fishing is to blame. The yellow-eyed penguin is endemic to New Zealand’s South Island and sub-Antarctic islands, where there are just 1,600 to 1,800 left in the wild, down from nearly 7,000 in 2000.

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Keystone’s existing pipeline spills far more than predicted to regulators

Keystone's existing pipeline spills far more than predicted to regulators

TransCanada Corp's (TRP.TO) existing Keystone pipeline has leaked substantially more oil, and more often, in the United States than indicated in risk assessments the company provided to regulators before the project began operating in 2010, according to documents reviewed by Reuters.

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