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Frozen forest becomes tree-filled skating rink in Canada
Odd News // 50 minutes ago
Frozen forest becomes tree-filled skating rink in Canada
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A Nova Scotia couple who discovered a forest with a thick coating of ice responded in the Canadian fashion -- by grabbing their hockey gear and going skating.
Does juvenile confinement jeopardize long-term health?
Health News // 1 hour ago
Does juvenile confinement jeopardize long-term health?
Young people in juvenile detention or jail may suffer health effects that last well into adulthood, a pair of new studies suggests.
Utah 11-month-old rises to viral fame as 'The Hoverboard Baby'
Odd News // 1 hour ago
Utah 11-month-old rises to viral fame as 'The Hoverboard Baby'
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A Utah baby is going viral after showing off an unusual feat for an 11-month-old -- riding his parents' hoverboard.
NYC toddlers exposed to high levels of flame retardants: Study
Health News // 1 hour ago
NYC toddlers exposed to high levels of flame retardants: Study
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Researchers at the Columbia University have discovered high and potentially harmful levels of flame retardant on the hands of toddlers in New York City.
'Toilet Paper Bandit' takes cash, tissue from Texas tire store
Odd News // 2 hours ago
'Toilet Paper Bandit' takes cash, tissue from Texas tire store
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A burglar at a Texas tire store has been branded the "Toilet Paper Bandit" after cameras recorded him stealing cash and a four-pack of bathroom tissue.
Science YouTuber uses red-hot katana sword to cut through fireworks, snowman
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Science YouTuber uses red-hot katana sword to cut through fireworks, snowman
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A Canadian YouTuber who specializes in unusual science experiments heated a sword to 1,000 degrees to chop through firecrackers -- and a snowman.
Countries 'grossly underprepared' for disease outbreaks: Study
Health News // 3 hours ago
Countries 'grossly underprepared' for disease outbreaks: Study
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- An analysis of reports on the response to the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has researchers sounding the alarm about worldwide outbreak preparedness.
Elk walks into Colorado store, hangs out for nearly an hour
Odd News // 3 hours ago
Elk walks into Colorado store, hangs out for nearly an hour
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- An elk wandered into a Colorado store and stood calmly with the owner for several minutes before being lured out by police bearing apples.
Hunting for dark matter with massive magnets and haloscopes
Science News // 3 hours ago
Hunting for dark matter with massive magnets and haloscopes
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Scientists in South Korea have designed powerful magnets to hunt for the axion, a theoretical particle that could be a component of dark matter.
Study identifies new mechanisms for Parkinson's treatment
Health News // 3 hours ago
Study identifies new mechanisms for Parkinson's treatment
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Researchers from the University of Bergen in Norway have found that the secret to Parkinson's disease may be in cells' mitochondria.
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