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Conjoined twins die in. Negros Occidental

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Twins, conjoined at the chest and abdomen, died on Friday morning, two days after they were born.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

This undated handout image provided by Michael Skrepnick, Dinosaurs in Art, Nature Publishing Group, shows a Deinocheirus. Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found two large powerful arm bones of a new dinosaur species in Mongolia and figured it was a fearsome critter with killer claws. Now scientists have found the rest of the dinosaur and have new descriptions for the dinosaur: “goofy” and “weird.” The dinosaur probably lumbered along like a cross between TV dinosaur Barney and Jar Jar Binks of Star Wars fame: 16-feet tall, 36-foot long, 7-tons with a duckbill on its head and a hump-like sail on its back. Throw in those killer claws, tufts of feathers here and there, and no teeth _ and try not to snicker. And if that’s not enough, it ate like a giant vacuum cleaner. (AP Photo/Michael Skrepnick, Dinosaurs in Art, Nature Publishing Group)

Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Swiss scientists determine comet’s ‘perfume’

Rotten eggs, horse urine, formaldehyde, bitter almonds, alcohol, vinegar and a hint of sweet ether.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Major new fault found in New Zealand capital

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A new geological fault capable of generating a 7.1-magnitude earthquake has been found in Wellington, confirming the New Zealand capital’s status as one of the world’s most seismically active cities, scientists revealed Wednesday.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

One grain at a time

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PRECIOUS GRAINS A farmer harvests “kintoman,” an heirloom rice variety, grown in the fields of Maligcong village in Bontoc town, Mt. Province. EV ESPIRITU

Crisis or not, the supply of locally grown rice is constantly threatened by erratic weather, land conversion and even people’s changing diet.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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