Mars travel possible with hibernation
Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.
How much sex counts as exercise?
When I think of the ultimate sex workout, I picture the scene from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie throw each other around their kitchen for an hour. Unfortunately, not every sexual experience is quite that... well, high-intensity. But how many calories do we really burn in the act?
Students took fake 'paper classes'
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
DNA tests solve Oklahoma cold cases
A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.
Romance ends in chimney
The perils of online dating are well-documented. But the mantle of absurdity in dating folklore might now belong to a Los Angeles-area man, and it's for where his online flame turned up -- behind his mantel.
12 best meat cities in America
With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.
Mystery space plane back on Earth
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Manning: 'Not scoreboard op's best night'
Peyton Manning will "have a little talk" with the scoreboard operator in the wake of what the Broncos QB says were distractions during Denver's win against the Chargers.
Judge blocks sports gambling in New Jersey
A U.S. District Judge granted a temporary restraining order to the NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues Friday, crushing a New Jersey racetrack's hopes of offering legal sports betting this weekend.
Colts WR Wayne won't play vs. Steelers
Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne will not play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers as he continues to deal with an elbow injury, coach Chuck Pagano told reporters Friday.