Category Archives: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ancient ‘Halls of the Dead’ Unearthed

Ruth Brown, Newser Staff Archaeologists have unearthed two ancient buildings in England thought to be 6,000 years old—that’s 1,000 years older than Stonehenge. The remains of the 320-foot-long wooden long […]

316 U.S. Cities Doomed to Watery Fate

Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Study: Another 1,100 cities could share same future It’s already too late to cut greenhouse-gas emissions enough to prevent 316 American cities from eventually being partially […]