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Daylight Saving Time Comes to an End at 2 a.m. on November 1st

Clocks will need to be rolled back one hour at 2 a.m. today, November 1st. This is because this is when Daylight Saving Time (DST) comes to an end. It always ends on the first Sunday of November, which this year happens to be November 1st. Read more... November 1, 2015

World Health Organization Links Red Meat and Processed Meat to Cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that a panel of experts found that red meat and processed meat is linked to a higher risk of cancer, particularly colorectal cancer. A New York Times story notes that the news provoked a very strong reaction from the meat industry. Read more... October 27, 2015

Hundreds Killed in Hajj Stampede in Saudi Arabia

Hundreds of people have reportedly been killed in a stamped during the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. The stampede incident occurred at the Stoning of the Devil ceremony where the pilgrims throw stones at pillars intended to represent the devil. Read more... September 24, 2015

ISIS Unveils New Currency in the Form of Gold Dinar Coins

ISIS has unveiled a new currency. The militant group says the gold coins are part of its quest for "world domination." Read more... September 1, 2015

CDC Testing New High-Tech Food Safety Technology

The CDC has been expanding its new high-tech food testing technology. The CDC says the new technology can help spot three times as many outbreaks of food poisoning than before. The goal is to thwart outbreaks or reduce them. Finding outbreaks before they become large would be a great help. Read more... August 17, 2015

Massive Explosion Rocks Tianjin, China

A massive explosion has rocked Tianjin, China. The blast was felt kilometers away from the site by residents of the city. Tianjin is located in northern China to the southeast of Beijing. Read more... August 12, 2015

Residents of Small Texas Town Find Bloodworms in Drinking Water

This is not what you want to see in your drinking water. Residents of Old River Winfree, a small Texas town, have found bloodworms in their drinking band bath water. The worms are easily visible in a clear glass pitcher. Read more... August 1, 2015

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