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The Next Mass Extinction as a Greek Tragedy

Steve Zack | Posted 08.06.2015 | Green
Steve Zack

There is an emerging Greek tragedy. Not the familiar and ongoing financial troubles concerning Greece and the EU, but rather a catastrophe on a truly worldwide scale: an emerging mass extinction of life - the sixth such crisis in Earth's history.

Scientists Find 4-Legged Snake Fossil

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 07.23.2015 | Science

The discovery of what's thought to be the first four-legged snake fossil is giving scientists a closer look at how the slithery cr...

Friday Talking Points -- Double Standards and Hypocrisy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're going to begin today with a rather loaded question: How much attention do you think the media should be paying towards a presidential nominee who is right now getting 13 to 15 percent support in public opinion polls of their party's voters?

A Look at SXSW Interactive

Courtney Price | Posted 05.15.2015 | Technology
Courtney Price

It has been an insanely busy couple of days SXSW Interactive so far. Want to see a slice of what it is like?

Archaeologists Discover The Earliest Modern Human Fossil Ever Found

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.04.2015 | Science

NEW YORK (AP) — A fragment of jawbone found in Ethiopia is the oldest known fossil from an evolutionary tree branch that eventually led to modern hu...

Pint-Sized Predator Unearthed Way Up North

natureheader | Alexandra Witze | Posted 03.17.2014 | Science

High above the Arctic Circle, along an Alaskan river, palaeontologists have unearthed fossils of the first known tyrannosaur species at either pole.Th...

Fossil Found In Coal Mine Points To Strange, Tiny Primate

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 10.02.2013 | Science

The fossilized jaw of a pint-size primate that lived about 35 million years ago in Asia has been unearthed in Thai coal mines. The new species, dub...

Will Newfound Fossil End Debate Over World's Earliest Bird?

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.30.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- A raven-sized creature that lived about 150 million years ago is back on its perch, a new study says. The creature called Archaeoptery...

NY Startup MakersRow.com Embraces Local 'Makers' Movement

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Matt wanted to do his own designs, and so he took his vision for watches and launched Steel Cake, his very own watch brand. Soon he was a small designer shipping his designs overseas to get them produced. It wasn't fun.

Oldest Panda Fossils Discovered WHERE?

Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/14/2012 05:08 PM EST on LiveScience All giant pandas may come from China, but fossils revea...

Tiny Fossil Settles Big Debate About Human Ancestors

Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 10/25/2012 02:12 PM EDT on LiveScience Despite the ability to walk upright, early relatives o...

Controversial Fossil Claim Finds New Scientific Support

| Posted 10.20.2012 | Science

By Kate Wong RALEIGH—Twenty years ago, paleontologist Mary Schweitzer made an astonishing discovery. Peering through a microscope at a slice of din...

Scientists Discover Ancient 'Cousin' Of Endangered Animal

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.12.2012 | Science

The endangered giant panda has Spanish ties, geologists have found. Fossilized remains of the bear's ancient relative, Agriarctos beatrix, suggest tha...

LOOK: Mysterious 'Monster' Fossil Found By Amateur Paleontologist

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Science

Experts are trying to figure out what a fossil dubbed "Godzillus" used to be...

Bizarre Birdlike Dino Fossils Have Scientists All Aflutter

Posted 04.12.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 04/11/2012 04:54 PM EDT on LiveScience A mysterious birdlike dinosaur was about to lay h...

What Fossil Find Reveals About Primitive 'Fossil Fish'

Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/10/2012 02:36 PM EDT on LiveScience A group of ancient fish, called coelacanths, have c...

Baby Mammoth Frozen In Time

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green

Meet Lyuba, the world's best-preserved baby mammoth. Discovered in 2007 by a reindeer herder in the Siberian permafrost of the remote Yamal Penins...

Odd Fossil Has Scientists Rethinking Reptile Reproduction

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

Fossilized embryos unearthed recently in South America are having a big impact on paleontologists’ ideas about prehistoric reptiles' way of life. ...

Dodos Died En Masse...4000 Years Ago

| Sid Perkins | Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

An extended drought that struck Mauritius about 4200 years ago turned one of the island's few sources of fresh water into a muddy death trap for do...

What Rare Fossil Find Reveals About Early Humans

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.28.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Lucy, it turns out, had company – another prehuman that also walked but spent more of its time in trees. Until now, there was no...

The Faithful Shopper: Gifts for Guys

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's Leap Day! The date when by tradition, women can propose marriage to the men in their lives. Of course, women have been disregarding this for years, but today is a perfect excuse to buy a gift for your favorite guy.

Freakish Fossil Upends Ideas About Origins Of Animal Life

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 02.07.2012 | Science

How old is animal life on Earth? Bizarre fossils unearthed recently in Namibia suggest the earliest animals were around 100 million to 150 million yea...

Fossil Fool: Dig Up A Skull, Get Banned From National Parks

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. (Associated Press / The Huffington Post) -- A Longview, Wash., man accused of digging up the skull of a hog-like animal that predated h...

Lee Speigel

What A Bite: Gigantic Sea Monster Skull May Be The Biggest Ever Discovered

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.15.2011 | Weird News

A T-Rex might have seemed like a mere snack to the animal whose gigantic jaws are now on permanent display in England. As Huffpost Green noted, in ...

WATCH: Massive Sea Monster, 'The Most Fearsome Predator That Ever Lived'

Posted 09.09.2011 | Green

It is said to be "the most fearsome predator that ever lived," according to a BBC News report. It is a pliosaur, or "sea monster," and now its 2.4 met...