ISIS threatens attacks on US soil over Trump's Jerusalem decision

Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has threatened attacks in the United States in retaliation for Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to one of the terrorist group’s social media accounts. The message was relayed on an account on the Telegram instant message service. In that message, IS said it […]

Canadian women's volleyball team tops Peru for 1st Grand Prix win on home soil

Veteran outside Kyla Richey led the way for Canada as she earned 22 points, including 17 kills, to lead the Canadians to a 3-1 (20-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-21) win over Peru in the 2017 World Grand Prix at the Richmond Olympic Oval Saturday. Alongside Richey, Canada’s Elly Wendel came off the bench to contribute 20 points in Canada’s first-ever World Grand Prix […]

No bones needed: ancient DNA in soil can tell if humans were around

Enlarge / Neanderthals and Denisovans probably enjoyed the view from Denisova cave, too. (credit: flickr user: loronet) Humans, modern and otherwise, have lived in Denisova Cave in Siberia for tens of thousands of years, where they left behind a treasury of archaeological artifacts. The cave is famous for giving its name to Denisovans, a species […]

Japan ponders recycling Fukushima soil for public parks & green areas

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Soil from the Fukushima prefecture may be used as landfill for the creation of “green areas” in Japan, a government panel has proposed, facing potential public backlash over fears of exposure to residual radiation from the decontaminated earth. Read Full Article at RT – Daily news