Latest T.Y.S.O.N. Stories

2009-07-08 08:55:00

In a first for the world, an Australian town is about to forbid bottled water to be sold in their town due to worries about their environmental affects.

2009-06-26 11:55:45

To many, New York Gov. Eliott Spitzer's fall from grace seemed to make no sense at all. But a new Northwestern University study offers provocative insights that possibly could relate to why the storm trooper of reform -- formerly known as the Sheriff of Wall Street -- seemingly went from saint to sinner overnight.

2009-05-20 07:30:00

Helping middle school students with their homework may not be the best way to get them on the honor roll.

2009-05-13 10:10:05

Choice, privacy and a sense of identity are just some of the things that older people living in residential care need to maintain a good quality of life, according to research in the May issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

2009-05-01 08:50:00

Australia has launched an investigation into a nursing home where aged and bed-ridden inhabitants were nibbled on by mice.

2009-02-25 11:45:04

A single cell – whether a yeast cell or one of your cells – is exquisitely sensitive to its surroundings. It receives input signals, processes the information, makes decisions, and issues commands for making the proper response.

2009-02-17 09:40:00

A major science conference has heard that alien life may be thriving right here on Earth.

2008-11-05 06:15:00

By Anthony Breznican When it comes to Oscars, the whole world is saying: "Why hasn't Kate Winslet won one?" Well, maybe not quite. But that was the deliberately pompous lament of the Titanic star when she played herself as a blatant awards-craver on HBO's Extras.

2008-10-24 08:50:00

Right now, the woman turned pop-culture marvel for her impression of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is wiped out.

2008-10-13 15:05:00

Both major-party U.S. presidential candidates favor expansion of nuclear power generation and it's just a question of how much, industry observers say. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the Republican nominee, has called for the building of 45 nuclear power plants by 2030.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.