| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Intelligent Design: If the male nursery web spider were a human, he would be sternly denounced as a vulgar cad. Researcher Maria Jose Albo of Denmark's Aarhus University told Live Science in November that the spiders typically obtain sex by making...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 11:20 AM
OSLO (KTLA) -- Norwegian police continue to search for victims Saturday after a homegrown terrorist launched a shooting rampage at a youth camp just hours after exploding a car bomb in the central government district in Oslo.
As of Saturday, the death...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:13 AM
A manager from the company that owns the Leonard Gardens mobile home park said the notice that was posted this week from the City of Grand Rapids that said the owners of the park owed $14,000 in back water bills is a “non issue.”
| Jul 12, 2009
Translated from the French
by Marlon Jones
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"I'm a dirty pornographer . . . a letch besides being the most despicable traitor of the century! . . . I'd make a urinal blush! . . ....
| Jun 27, 2010
Pete Quaife, the original bassist for the Kinks who played on such early hits as "You Really Got Me," "All Day and All of the Night" and "Tired of Waiting for You" before leaving the British band in 1969, has died. He was 66.
Quaife died Wednesday of...
| Apr 26, 2010
If you're still upset about last fall's recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that women begin getting mammograms to screen for breast cancer at age 50 instead of 40 - and to get them every other year instead of annually - a new...
| Sep 18, 2009
Aage Bohr, the Danish theoretical physicist whose explanation for the shape of the atomic nucleus won him a share of the 1975 Nobel Prize in physics, died Sept. 8 in Copenhagen. He was 87.
Bohr was part of an even more elite group, one of only seven...
| Oct 24, 2009
A medication under review by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of type 2 diabetes may also promote weight loss, according to a study published online Thursday in the Lancet.
The drug, liraglutide, was approved earlier this year in Europe...
| Jul 17, 2010
According to recent surveys, the Danes, with their socialist monarchy, carpe diem atheism and boisterous birth rates, are the happiest people on the planet. Just don't try telling this to Thomas E. Kennedy. His ensnaring, original novel, "In the Company...
| May 13, 2007
The bald and bespectacled Paul "Renetto" Robinett, doing his best full-throated impersonation of Eddie Vedder, strums his way through "Amazing Grace" on a beautiful, custom-made guitar. An instrument-maker in Nashville sent it to him.
| Dec 13, 2009
| 9:39 AM
COPENHAGEN -- Danish police outnumbered protesters on Sunday, detaining more than 200 people on a second day of demonstrations as environment ministers met for informal talks to advance negotiations on a new pact.
Meanwhile, church bells in Denmark and...