Daniel D. Snyder

Daniel D. Snyder


13 Aircraft Mysteriously Disappear from Radar

In two separate incidents, a total of 13 aircraft mysteriously disappeared from radar across Austria and its neighboring countries in what the nation's flight safety monitor calls an "...

Daniel D. Snyder
Jun 13, 2014

STUDY: Protein Is Key to Avoiding Stroke

A recently concluded study has determined that protein may well be the key to drastically reducing your risk of stroke. Just 20 grams per day of chicken or fish could reduce the risk of stroke by up...

Daniel D. Snyder
Jun 12, 2014

D.C. Proposes Tax on Gyms, Yoga Studios

A new tax proposal in Washington, D.C., has yoga instructors and gym owners sweating bullets in a bad way. The city is looking to implement a 5.75 percent sales tax on all health club services,...

Daniel D. Snyder
Jun 11, 2014

WWII Vets to Parachute into Normandy Again

Jim "Pee Wee" Martin, age 93, originally parachuted into Normandy, France, 70 years ago as part of the Allied invasion of Europe. Now he's going to try it again, hopefully with less...

Daniel D. Snyder
Jun 5, 2014

Brewers to Release Marijuana-Infused Coffee

A coffee brewer in Washington state is planning to release a cannabis-infused cold-brew coffee beverage called Legal. The new product, a creation of Mirth Provisions, contains about 20 mg of THC, the...

Daniel D. Snyder
Jun 4, 2014

Hawk Knocks Woman Out Cold in Her Driveway

The residents of Forest Hills, Pennsylvania, are keeping one eye on the skies after a local resident was knocked unconscious by an especially aggressive neighborhood hawk. Eileen Bridge was washing...

Daniel D. Snyder
Jun 3, 2014

Cali Pot Farms Draining Forests Dry

When California legalized growing marijuana for medical purposes and personal use, it seemed like the good times were ready to roll indefinitely. But now, dispute over the environmental impact of...

Daniel D. Snyder
Jun 2, 2014

Robot Runs Faster Than Usain Bolt

The three-kilogram Raptor is bipedal; its two legs are constructed from a lightweight composite material. It also has a tail that allows it to remain stable as it runs and navigates obstacles.

Daniel D. Snyder
May 30, 2014

Rap Song Fights Ebola

The song's lyrics are aimed at advising West African residents about proper procedure for avoiding the virus and dealing with the affixed. "Don't touch your friend," they sing. "Don'...

Daniel D. Snyder
May 29, 2014

Google Unveils Self-Driving Car

Google has unveiled what it hopes will one day become the standard in automotive travel: a fully autonomous self-driving car. The sleek, gray podlike car—still just a prototype—has no...

Daniel D. Snyder
May 28, 2014

Drink Diet Soda, Lose Weight?

A new study soon to be published in the June issue of Obesity claims to have definitively proven that diet beverages do in fact help people lose weight.

Daniel D. Snyder
May 27, 2014

America Goes Wild for Brave Mama Bear

A brave mama bear took America by storm, making the rounds on the Today show and ABC, among others, after video emerged of the bear rescuing her cub from the perils of a human highway.

Daniel D. Snyder
May 23, 2014

Man Smuggles Exotic Eggs in His Pants

A Czech man has been arrested in Australia after being caught smuggling 16 exotic bird eggs inside his pants. The unnamed 39-year-old was clearing customs at the Sydney airport when he was pulled...

Daniel D. Snyder
May 22, 2014

Texas Towns Face Water Shortage

Rain has been rare in Texas for years now, but for some communities the need for water is growing urgent. Thirty-four Texas communities, mostly in the northern part of the state, currently have fewer...

Daniel D. Snyder
May 20, 2014

Coffee Rust Threatens to Send Prices Sky-High

Along with gasoline, reasonable coffee prices are one of the essential stabilizing forces in both our economy and mental well-being. That's what makes the fungus known as coffee rust, a blight that...

Daniel D. Snyder
May 19, 2014