The terrifying science behind getting sucked out a plane window

The terrifying science behind getting sucked out a plane window

During a terrifying Southwest flight that suffered a midair engine explosion Tuesday, a passenger was “partially sucked out” of the airplane’s window after a piece of shrapnel reportedly broke through, leaving one person dead and seven others injured. While movies often depict…

Not smiling doesn’t make you look cooler: study

Not smiling doesn’t make you look cooler: study

Models and Kanye West, take note. Contrary to popular belief, not smiling doesn’t actually make you look cooler, according to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology. The research, which had participants judge the coolness of models in print…

Tomb raiders in China discover 16,000-year-old human skull

Tomb raiders in China discover 16,000-year-old human skull

A team of archaeologists in China have unearthed a 16,000-year-old human skull after three years of investigation. The skull was found alongside tens of thousands of stone artifacts in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Researcher Yu Minghui told the Chinese news…

People's chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely

People's chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely

Patty DiRenzo gives a kiss to her son, Salvatore Marchese’s grave, July 16, 2012, in Blackwood, New Jersey. DiRenzo’s son died of a drug overdose on September 23, 2010. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson The US is getting healthier overall, but in 21 states…