Danah Boyd, social media researcher for Microsoft, is examining the tension between public and private lives with a focus on teen-tech consumption in the digital age: how they flirt, how they socialize and how they gossip.
These new species of frogs are found exclusively in the jungle mountains of Western Ghats, but biologists say populations could be dwindling due to climate change and drying habitats.
Witnesses heard screaming and yelling from a falling hot air balloon that had caught fire at a preview showing of the Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival in Doswell, Virginia Friday. The missing passenger is said to be the director of basketball operations at the University of Richmond.
For fitness instructor Hildegard Gigl, exercise is the key to staying young. The workout group at her suburban apartment complex are all 75 and older.
Facing attack from a conservative GOP leader from Oklahoma, the Nevada Republican Party on Saturday defended its decision to remove from its platform references to gay marriage and abortion, two divisive social issues.
The Japanese-style pub in Tokyo’s Akasaka district, not far from the central government offices, encourages customers to embrace their loss of hair, not hide it.
The chemical, similar to pesticides and rat poison, that sickened at least three dogs at a local dog park in Gunbarrel, Colorado in April has been uncovered. A suspect has yet to be identified.
A San Francisco firefighter accused of accidentally running over a passenger thrown from the wreckage of an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed at San Francisco International Airport filed a lawsuit Friday against the San Francisco Fire Department.
Michelle Obama on Saturday decried the kidnapping of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls who have been missing for nearly a month and used their plight to speak out for the rights of girls everywhere to get an education.
Thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches filled with bits of bone rest in a Manhattan laboratory. These are the last unidentified fragments of the people who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.