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Salamander on steroids: Species of dinosaur-eating newt found

A new species of predator newt that lived about 220 million years ago has been discovered in Portugal and paleontologists believe it was a most vicious creature. About the length of a small car, it could actually kill and gobble dinosaurs.

Alzheimer's Disease: The Six Item Cognitive Impairment Test

With regards health, Alzheimer's Disease, and other forms of dementia, are often uppermost in the minds of aging persons today. Obviously nobody wants their life to end with their mental facilities gradually slipping away.

Floyd Mayweather beats the (bleep) out of sparring partner Judah

The latest reports out of the boxing camp of Floyd Mayweather speak of a man on a mission. Of course the quotes about how Floyd is doing come from his Uncle, Jeff Mayweather, so there is likely a drop of bias involved.

Pacquiao getting ready for Mayweather and 'Saint Manny's Day'

Manny Pacquiao is continuing his workouts at his trainer Freddie Roach's Wild Card Gym in L.A. and after a few days of training he is sounding very confident. His sparring partners, he said, are giving him a dose of what he expects from Floyd Mayweather.

Mayweather - Pacquiao: Fan vote chooses $1 million belt to winner

Besides all that money Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will each collect for their superfight in Las Vega on May 2, the winner will also get a classy and very expensive belt. Champs get belts in the fight game but this belt is something else.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Fighters agree to Olympic blood tests

The May 2 bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will utilize a rigorous form of blood drug-testing that will leave no doubt that each fighter is clean. The testing is in line with a host of sporting bodies.

Breakthrough treatment for Alzheimer's has 'massive effect'

Researchers in Australia have published results of a study that shows great promise when it comes to finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia. They've only tested their 'beams of ultrasound' on mice but the results were exceptional.

Mayweather and Pacquiao press conference gets fighters talking

Big fights in boxing often have more than just one press conference, with the fighters together for a few, in different cities. But the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout is having just one and it came Wednesday. The next time they meet will be fight night.

Op-Ed: Mayweather trains, gambles in Vegas, set to make Pacquiao win 48

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is training in Las Vegas, make no mistake about that despite a photo he posted today. But he's also relaxing — doing some gambling in the photo — because he can afford to, and needs to. It's his style and it'll help him get win

Woman births her gay son's baby son through surrogacy

It is most certainly not something that happens every day, or maybe even every century. A mother in the U.K. acted as surrogate mother for her son's baby and gave birth to her own grandson.

Caribbean air sparks early spring blast of warm air in U.K. Special

The United Kingdom is readying for a fresh breath of warm spring sunshine this weekend, as temperatures head towards the mid-60s Fahrenheit.

Muslim holidays becoming days off for New York school children

New York City public school officials announced on Wednesday their school district will begin observing two Muslim holidays. There will be no school on the two holidays to be observed, starting in the 2015-16 school year.

Photo of weasel riding upon back of flying woodpecker goes viral

An amateur photographer in the U.K. was delighted when his nature photo went viral Tuesday. Spreading across the Internet is his shot of a weasel riding atop a flying woodpecker.

Air pollution damages cognition, memory, in brains of children

The Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Spain published results from their new study Tuesday and they are disturbing. They found that the brains of kids who go to school in heavy-traffic areas are being damaged.

Report says air pollution killing thousands in Europe each year

The European Environment Agency (EEA) released a major report Tuesday slamming the region's slow movement on air pollution and predicting thousands more premature deaths in Europe as a result. The report also said many positive steps have been taken.

Protein linked to Alzheimer's discovered in brains as young as 20

In a study released today, researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois found traces of the protein amyloid in patients as young as 20. The abnormal protein is a cause of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia.

Third orca calf born to endangered killer whale pods in 2 months

The endangered southern resident killer whale population has grown again with the birth of the third orca calf in the past two months. This calf was born to the 'L' pod, the other two were born to the 'J' pod.

Man arrested with 400 pounds of marijuana chocolate bars

Chocolate is something a lot of people like and marijuana is something that, well, some people like. A California man appears to have gotten the bright idea to put the two together. The problem? He got caught doing it in the wrong state.

Dramatic footage as sinkhole swallows up South Korean couple

A truly awful, experience for a couple in South Korea this week — there's no other way of putting it but to say the Earth swallowed them up, collapsing and taking them away. But they survived.

Terrorists call for attacks on malls, names West Edmonton Mall

The terrorist group Al-Shabaab has issued a video calling for attacks on malls around the world, specifically naming numerous malls including Canada's massive West Edmonton Mall.
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