It may be surprising to some to learn that the African continent did not have a single sanctioned nudist beach until now. But those are the bare facts, with the first one revealing itself on South Africa`s South Coast Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For people who've smoked marijuana there is no need for a study to confirm the munchies exist. For them it's a case of been there, done that. But a new study went further - it found out why pot users get the munchies. And the results were a surprise.
A report from the Philippine-based media outlet GMANetwork quotes boxer Manny Pacquiao saying that he has started training and adding the fight with Floyd Mayweather is a go. He said the deal "has been hammered out" and will soon be announced.
A new report predicts that by 2020 a total of 18 states in America will have legalized recreational marijuana. Currently possession of pot is legal in just four U.S. states - pending in others - while medical marijuana is legal in 23 states.
A defrocked priest found guilty of 32 counts of sexually abusing Inuit children between the years 1978 and 1982 apologized in a courtroom at his sentencing hearing today. As he did so, dozens of victims and members of their families cried out.
Yet another new discovery in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease has been made, one to help with early detection. It joins other recent advancements that collectively promise to improve the lives of victims.
A massive haul of marijuana with a hefty street value was seized by the U.S. Coast Guard off of the Florida coast on Wednesday. In addition to the drugs, at least four persons onboard the ship were taken into custody.
They have already fought and Floyd Mayweather kept his unbeaten streak alive against Miguel Cotto. A rematch? A report from El Vocero de Puerto Rico says that a rematch is on the table and that the Mayweather camp has made an offer.
Minutes before disappearing off the radar screen, one of the two pilots flying AirAsia Flight QZ8501 requested that they raise its altitude but was told they could not. The plane disappeared off the radar screen within five minutes of making the request.
A 16-day-old baby girl is in hospital in Victoria, B.C. after being mauled badly by the family's pitbull-Rottweiler pet dog. The Victoria Times-Colonist reports the girl has non-life threatening facial injuries that may require plastic surgery.
A woman in Cadillac, Michigan has been charged with three counts of child abuse for giving her 10- and 12-year-old children marijuana. She says that she was giving her two boys pot to treat medical conditions.
A massive trove of dinosaur remains the likes of which has rarely been discovered anywhere has been revealed in Monday's issue of the monthly 'Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.' It details work in the Danek Edmontosaurus Bonebed south of Edmonton.