September Jobs Report Misses Big: Payrolls Increase Less Than Half Predicted

By Terry Alan Lane The jobs are out there, but not many are taking them. That’s the conclusion economists drew from a lackluster U.S. employment report released on Friday, which they view as further proof jobless Americans are still slow to return to the workforce. In addition to creating just 194,000 new jobs in September, the payroll report released Friday […]

See-Rex: Giant Dinosaur Footprints Discovered At Patagonia Reservoir

By Joseph Golder Argentine security forces have discovered 13 large dinosaur footprints, belonging to a carnivorous species with claws, in a 100-million-year-old rock formation in Patagonia, at the southern tip of South America. The officers from the Argentina Naval Prefecture, a police force that operates as a coast guard and river protection service, were patrolling the Ezequiel Ramos Mexia Reservoir […]

Elephant-Sized Prehistoric Sloth Was A Meat Eater, Unlike Veggie Descendants

By Peter Barker An elephant-sized sloth that roamed South America 1.8 million years ago has surprised scientists. Unlike its tree-dwelling descendants, it was not a vegetarian, a long-held belief. The American Museum of Natural History led a study published Oct. 7 in Scientific Reports that rejects previous assumptions. It claims the giant sloth, known as Mylodon or Darwin’s ground sloth, […]

Wat-er Find: NASA Rover Discovers How Megafloods Changed Mars’ Surface

By Peter Barker New images from NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover suggest that megafloods took place at the Jezero Crater on the Red Planet’s surface billions of years ago, moving giant rocks and forming large embankments. NASA said in a statement that the new images at Jezero Crater will offer insight into how liquid water helped shape the Martian surface billions […]

Esco-Car: Drug Lord Pablo’s Classic Porsche Race Car Flops At Auction

By Peter Barker A vintage 1974 Porsche 911 RSR once owned by notorious drug overlord Pablo Escobar has apparently failed again to find a buyer at auction. The car’s original use was by Formula 1 star Emerson Fittipaldi, who raced the 911 in the 1974 International Race of Champions (IROC) all-star competition before it was eventually acquired by Pablo Escobar. […]

VIDEO: Cops Recover Stolen U-Haul Truck From Two Florida Men Leading To Discovery Of Illegal Drugs

By Joseph Golder Sheriff’s deputies in southeast Florida pulled over a stolen U-Haul truck that was subsequently found to contain small amounts of hallucinogenic mushrooms, methamphetamine and cocaine. The driver and passenger of the rental — who both have police records for drug possession and committing violent acts — were arrested. The incident began on Oct. 4, when the Flagler […]

Scholars Protest Labor Conditions In Mexico

By Julio Guzmán MEXICO CITY — Scholars in Mexico are concerned for their future. The primary public body in charge of financing, promoting and disseminating science in academia in Mexico is going through a series of changes. The National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt) has been facing a period of uncertainty. On Sept. 30, scientists and researchers belonging to the […]

Real Trooper: WWII Vet’s Touching Plea To Find Kids He Photographed In 1945

By Joseph Golder An American soldier who fought in Italy during World War II is on a new mission. His quest is to find the eight children he photographed in 1945, as the war drew to a close. Edward Roethel, now over 90, was deployed in Italy as part of the Fifth Army and was stationed in Naples in 1944. […]

VIDEO: Coast Guard Investigates Ruptured Pipe In Massive Oil Spill Off California Coast

By Peter Barker The U.S. Coast Guard is partnering with other agencies to investigate the massive oil spill that occurred four miles off the coast of Huntington Beach, Calif., on Oct. 2. Martyn Willsher, CEO of Amplify Energy Corp., which operates the pipeline, said at a press conference on Oct. 6 that damage from a ship anchor is “one of […]

VIDEO: John Fury Says Wilder Should Learn Humility In Defeat Ahead Of Third Fight With Son Tyson

By Joseph Golder Tyson Fury’s father John says Deontay Wilder could learn a thing or two from defeated British boxer Anthony Joshua on how to handle being beaten in the ring. John Fury, 57, a former professional boxer and bare-knuckle fighter, told Dan Ludlam from Hayters TV that Wilder has been “in total denial” and “talking absolute rubbish for the […]