A Russian circus family reopened Moscow's famed cat theater. In a typical show, cats will skateboard around stage and may even be found balancing on spinning plates. Founded just before the collapse of the Soviet Union, the theater, run by clown Yuri Kuklachev and his sons, Dmitry and Vladimir, recently reopened following major renovations.
"With cats, each show is an improvisation," Yuri Kuklachev's younger son, Vladimir, told AFP. "Some cats enjoy the stage, they love it when we watch them ... Read More
Reigning Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins will not defend his title this year due to a lingering injury, his team said on Friday.
Wiggins, 33, has been battling inflammation in his knee for weeks, and has been unable to return to his regular training regimen. Earlier this season, he dropped out of the Giro d'Italia after contracting a chest infection.
"He hasn't been able to train hard since the Giro and now he needs further rest," said Dave Brailsford, Team Sky's principal. "Whilst w... Read More
Almost 80 years after disappearing somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, the remains of Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Model 10 Electra remain elusive. But the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) has not stopped searching for over 20 years, and they, once again, are announcing a new lead.
In a sonar image of the ocean floor taken near the remote Pacific island of Nikumaroro, there is an anomaly that, according to TIGHAR, is a good fit for the size and shape of Earhart&rsquo... Read More
Just three four-minute bursts of high-intensity exercise per week is enough to increase fitness and decrease blood pressure and glucose readings, according to researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Current health guidelines suggest that 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 20 minutes of vigorous exercise per week are the minimum to stay healthy and fit.
In the study, overweight but otherwise healthy volunteers ran at 90 percent of their max heart rate for four-min... Read More
Former Microsoft executive Jamen Shively has announced his plan to create the first national marijuana brand. Shively, who has already begun acquiring multiple medical marijuana dispensaries in three states, said he envisions his brand becoming the leader in both recreational and medical cannabis, much like Starbucks.
Shively, 45, said he is already soliciting investors for $10 million in start-up money and plans to import the product legally from Mexico. While marijuana remains illegal under... Read More