May 9, 2013 A lingerie company says the bra has a "growth strategy" to help bust Japan's inflation problem.
May 1, 2013 As urban chicken farms grow in popularity, many people are bringing the birds into their homes. They need the right equipment to keep them clean. So several businesses have popped up online, offering everything from custom-sized diapers and leash-ready saddles to chicken caviar.
April 30, 2013 The final seconds of a 747 civilian cargo jet's disastrous takeoff from an airfield in Afghanistan Monday — resulting in a crash that killed all seven aboard — were apparently captured by a dashboard camera. In the video, the aircraft is seen in a steep climb, until it fails to gain altitude and plummets into the earth.
April 30, 2013 Jacobite Cruises is now insured against damage, however unlikely, from "Nessie."
April 26, 2013 Scientists have deployed hundreds of tiny, experimental robots to help with biopsies. They're as small as a speck of dust. They look like tiny ninja throwing stars. And researchers use magnets to retrieve them.
April 25, 2013 A huge plastic foam head floated up to a startled Marist College crew team practicing on the Hudson River this week. No one has come forward to claim it.
April 18, 2013 Dog owners have similar germs growing on their skin: a signature blend of bacteria from canines' tongues and paws. Scientists couldn't find an analogous signature for cat owners. Perhaps cats are just being selfish.
April 11, 2013 The Irish Central Bank announced the launch of a limited-edition coin to honor the Irish writer. When the error was pointed out, the bank put it down to "artistic representation," and said it would continue with the sale of the coin.
April 2, 2013 The airline says it's a fairer system that saves some passengers money. The news comes just days after an economist in Norway argued that charging passengers by weight would benefit them in the long run.
March 25, 2013 Condoms have evolved little since latex ones were first manufactured in the 1920s. Bill Gates is hoping to change that. His foundation is giving $100,000 to anyone who can come up with a condom that men or women actually want to wear.