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How Our Galactic Center Glows

How does the center of the Milky Way galaxy, our galaxy, glow? As you can see from this photo, this region of our Galaxy, which is found 26,000 light years toward the constellation Sagittarius, glows “in every type of light that we can see.” In ...

U.S Senators Want TikTok Banned From Government Devices

TikTok is a place where you could find all sorts of people, from bored college students to celebrities, create short clips (which are usually based on a song or an iconic line from a film), which range from funny, weird, dangerous, and ...

True Facts: The Wacky Giraffe

You may have already thought giraffes are weird, but you really have no idea. Many parts of the giraffe are over-engineered to deal with its ridiculous height and lifestyle. Ze Frank is here to explain just how strange giraffes can be. This video, ...

U.S. military begins furlough of South Korean employees

SEOUL, April 1 (UPI) -- As funding from a military cost-sharing arrangement between Washington and Seoul ran out on Wednesday without a new agreement in place, U.S. Forces Korea placed thousands of South Korean civilian employees on indefinite ...

AI may help predict type 2 diabetes

Artificial intelligence, or AI, may be able to identify people who will develop type 2 diabetes, researchers say. For the study, the researchers used machine learning AI to analyze more than 509,000 annual health checkup records of more than 139,000 ...

Psychedelic Effects From Placebo Drugs

The placebo effect is a really interesting phenomenon. Some people given placebo drugs would experience effects similar to what real drugs would give them. This phenomenon could not be attributed to the placebo drug, because the placebo drug has ...

When Old Human Cells Become Youthful Once More

It would seem that we can “turn back time” on already old cells as researchers from Stanford University of Medicine found out that old cells can go back to a more youthful state when they are “induced to briefly express a panel of proteins ...

Inside A Timex Watch Factory

Timex is known for producing high-quality watches, and offering these watches at an affordable price. How are they able to produce high-quality watches? What’s it like inside their factory? In this video, take a look at how things are in a Timex ...

Spread of COVID-19 on USS Roosevelt is ‘ongoing and accelerating,’ captain says

March 31 (UPI) -- The captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt is pleading with the U.S. Navy for more resources to help contain a coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship and avoid possible deaths. The aircraft carrier docked in Guam last week so its crew ...

Seattle Seahawks release TE Ed Dickson, S Tedric Thompson

March 31 (UPI) -- The Seattle Seahawks parted ways with veteran tight end Ed Dickson and safety Tedric Thompson, the team announced Tuesday. The roster moves clear more than $5 million in cap space for the Seahawks, according to Over The Cap. With ...

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes Idaho, no immediate reports of damage

March 31 (UPI) -- A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near Idaho on Tuesday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake struck about 45 miles west of Challis, Idaho, at about 5:52 p.m. and had a depth of 6.2 miles, according to USGS. ...

Trump administration finalizes rollback of Obama fuel emissions standards

March 31 (UPI) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of Obama-era fuel emissions standards aimed at combatting climate change, saying the move will lead to cheaper vehicle prices. The rule would reduce the rate of increase of ...

Chris Cuomo Says COVID-19 Feeling Like Flu So Far, Fears for His Family

Play video content Breaking News CNN Chris Cuomo says his initial coronavirus symptoms are very similar to the flu ... and now he's worried about passing the virus along to his family as they quarantine at home. The CNN anchor just gave ...

Austal nabs $7.7M for work on USS Kansas City

March 31 (UPI) -- Austal USA was awarded a $7.7 million contract Tuesday for work on the littoral combat ship USS Kansas City, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday. The contract funds work during a post shakedown availability for the vessel ...

Cleveland Browns to sign former Atlanta Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn

March 31 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Browns are signing veteran defensive end Adrian Clayborn to a two-year contract, his agency announced Tuesday. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media that Clayborn's deal is worth $5.75 million over the two seasons, ...

Lockheed awarded $4.9B for work on F-35s

March 31 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin picked up three contracts totaling $4.9 billion for work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft Tuesday, according to the Pentagon. The F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter -- a single-engine stealth multirole ...

White House experts project up to 200,000 U.S. COVID-19 deaths

March 31 (UPI) -- White House experts on Tuesday shared projections that up to 200,000 Americans may die as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. During a briefing by the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Dr. Deborah Birx shared figures projecting ...

Buccaneers’ Tom Brady to wear No. 12 as Chris Godwin gives up jersey number

March 31 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers standout wide receiver Chris Godwin agreed to give former New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady his famous jersey number, the team announced Tuesday. Brady will wear No. 12 for the Bucs and Godwin ...

JPMorgan expands mandatory diversity training to all employees, managers

March 31 (UPI) -- JPMorgan Chase on Tuesday told employees it was instituting mandatory diversity and inclusion training after a December report detailing racial discrimination at a branch of the bank in Arizona. The bank's acting co-chief executive ...

NBA’s Rudy Gobert Posts First Workout Vid Since Coronavirus, ‘Back At It’

Breaking News NBA star Rudy Gobert is back in action just days after getting cleared of his coronavirus diagnosis ... hitting an intense boxing workout to prove he's back on his grind. Of course, Gobert was first diagnosed with COVID-19 back ...

CDC: 30% of Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 have underlying conditions

March 31 (UPI) -- Americans with diabetes, chronic lung disease and heart disease appear to be at higher risk for severe COVID-19 compared to those who are otherwise healthy, a new analysis from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Jack Black Has TikTok Now And Honestly, Thank God

Some of us are in week two of quarantine, some of us are in week three, but it’s impossible to tell in any case because it’s all blurring together. What day is it? Muesday, March 98th? That sounds about right. Not only do we all need some kind of ...

Redskins Pro Bowl guard Brandon Scherff signing franchise tender

March 31 (UPI) -- Washington Redskins star offensive lineman Brandon Scherff is signing his franchise tender. League sources told ESPN and the Washington Times on Tuesday that Scherff will earn about $15 million this season after signing the tender. ...

Travelers Dealing With With Refund Nightmares Due To Coronavirus

Exclusive Details Airline carriers, cruise ships and hotels are pissing off would-be travelers seeking refunds in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic ... and most folks are s*** outta luck!!! Here's the deal ... folks who had domestic and ...

Appeals court sides with Texas, allows temporary ban on abortions

March 31 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday said Texas' temporary ban on abortions during the coronavirus pandemic can continue. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower judge's ruling Monday that lifted the ban. The appeals ...