| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:45 AM
While theme parks often add water parks to attract more visitors and encourage longer stays, Italy's Etnaland water park will introduce a twist on the trend by opening a theme park in 2013.
PHOTOS: Etnaland theme park set to open in 2013
Set to debut...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:38 AM
Are two of the left’s most useful villains, Charles and David Koch, not quite as unredeemable as liberals believe? Could it be they might change their minds about climate change and admit that it is real?
UC Berkeley physics professor Richard A....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:56 PM
John Livermore, an exploration geologist whose discovery of minuscule but highly valuable particles of "invisible gold" in Nevada in the early 1960s set off a modern-day gold rush in the state, has died. He was 94.
Livermore died Feb. 7 at his Reno home...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:15 PM
A group of private entrepreneurs is raising $20 million to fund the first stage of a mission to identify asteroids close to Earth and mine them for valuable materials.
Deep Space Industries plans to launch three small crafts armed with cameras, called...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The richest Americans might find lumps of coal in their stockings on Christmas morning and, if not that, then they can definitely anticipate big hangovers on New Year’s Day.
The metaphorical coal lumps and hangovers will be thanks to President...
| Dec 29, 2012
The season started the moment the college girl dumped a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle on the den table and announced she would have it conquered by Christmas.
Nobody much disagreed, or even cared, though there was a certain joy in knowing she would be...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:20 PM
He sits on the second row. The moment he gave up the throne, he moved back to the second row. It suits him there. His journey makes sense from there. He is as close to the ushers as the superstars. He is midway between his deepest roots and wildest...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Frankly, it sounded pretty stupid. For reasons unknown, electricity fails worldwide, sending humanity into a post-technological free-fall. Weeds grow in the Capitol (very "Logan's Run"), young women defend their families with bows and arrows (very "Hunger...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:01 AM
The hard-fought politics of approving President Obama's payroll tax break erupted on full display Tuesday when Democrats stalled a must-pass spending bill needed to keep the government running as negotiations with Republicans have floundered over a...
| Dec 5, 2010
A place of sweeping beauty and cultural diversity, Arizona is a haven of enlightenment for artists and aficionados alike. Take a long weekend and see what inspires you.
Visit Scottsdale for Old West charm and Native American craftsmanship....
| May 26, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Rick Santorum returns to where he first struck political gold to officially announce what everyone already knows -- he's running for president.
Santorum will make his announcement June 6 somewhere in western Pennsylvania, a source close to the Santorum...