Editor Archive: Newser

Wis. Girl Missing 9 Years Found Working on Farm

A Wausau, Wis., family may get an emotional Christmas gift this year: the return of their daughter and sister who’s been missing for more than nine years. More: Teen Seeks […]

November 7, 2013 at 2:41 PM | Crime

Deadliest Known Toxin Found—but No Antidote

John Johnson, Newser Staff It sounds like a sci-fi thriller plot, except this is very much fact instead of fiction: Scientists in California have found a new strain of botulinum […]

October 16, 2013 at 12:40 PM | General

Moon Maybe Not as Old as Previously Thought

Ruth Brown, Newser Staff No wonder the moon has such a youthful complexion (well, it vaguely resembles a teenager’s spotty face)—new research suggests it isn’t quite as old as previously […]

September 24, 2013 at 10:27 AM | General

Latest Viral Obituary: Mom Was ‘Violent, Evil’

Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff “Viral obituaries” are quite trendy these days, and they’re usually heartwarming—or at least hilarious—but not so in this latest case. Gawker spotted the obituary for Marianne […]

September 12, 2013 at 2:45 PM | General

Glare From This London Skyscraper Is Burning Cars

A new London skyscraper appears to be acting like a giant magnifying glass. But instead of burning ants, it’s melting cars. MORE: Florida Family’s $300K Find: Underwater Gold A man […]

September 3, 2013 at 12:41 PM | General

Crocodile Traps Man on Island for 2 Weeks

Talk about a vacation gone wrong: A New Zealand kayaker spent two weeks trapped on an island about 2.5 miles off Western Australia’s far northern coast because he feared a […]

September 3, 2013 at 11:21 AM | General

SARS-Like Virus Traced to Egyptian Tomb Bat

Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Feces pellet provides perfect match for mystery virus Researchers scrambling to find the source of the deadly MERS virus have pinpointed an animal culprit—but they’re still […]

August 22, 2013 at 1:08 PM |

Woman ‘Dead’ for 42 Minutes Brought Back to Life

By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Thanks to high-tech CPR machine An Australian woman was brought back to life after being clinically dead for 42 minutes, the Herald Sun reports. Vanessa […]

August 20, 2013 at 10:40 AM |