Discovered: Oxygen-dependent lifeforms in the harshest of conditions; how owls twist their necks like that; the flu came early this year because of a warm winter; cats and humans are very alike (when it comes to a form of epilepsy).
It sure seems like everyone is more excited for baseball's Opening Day than usual. Maybe it's because every pretty good team is great again, except the Yankees and the Red Sox, and because, hell, the Cubs might win it all. Or maybe it's because this winter has been the one that refused to end — the season someone finally up and sued the groundhog, for crissakes — and because baseball is a sure sign that spring — finally, blessedly — is here again.
Today in viral videos: Kate Upton's Super Bowl commercial "leaks," animal reactions to the Beyoncé lip-sync controversy, Manti Te'o gets an eHarmony profile, and more.
Discovered: Blind mole rats kill cancer cells; battery-less pacemakers; a prosthetic leg amputees can control with their minds; heart-related deaths rise in winter regardless of temperature.
Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York are worried that cold weather will mute their movement, and the freezing temperatures elsewhere in America prove that they're right to stress about it.
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