The blast apparently occurred while a worker was welding a storage tank containing waste oil. He was thrown 100 feet onto an adjacent business property, where he landed on a truck.
Air pollution may increase the risk of appendicitis, research suggests.
MONTEGUT — A Montegut man died Sunday in a single vehicle crash in Terrebonne Parish while fleeing from a separate hit-and-run, which had occurred minutes earlier.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) ― Patients and doctors at a hospital at Lake Tahoe had a bit of a scare last week when a bear paid a visit. Picture is the closest you have to a bear :P
With the banks apparently unable to cope with the markets anymore, the poor dears, short selling has been banned to protect them. HBOS is being taken over cheaply, even compared to what a mortgage bank is worth in this rotten market. Allegedly, "spivs" conducted a whispering campaign, and used short selling to make money out of misery. It is nearly true.
INDIANAPOLIS - An autopsy shows a convicted sex offender who struggled with a father after entering a teenage girl's Indianapolis bedroom died of strangulation.
Forget trying to find evidence that there used to be water on Mars. Scientists from NASA said today that its instruments on the Red Planet have detected falling snow.
Five women were arrested Wednesday in an ongoing prostitution sting conducted by the Melbourne Police Department’s Special Operations Unit, Sgt. Jeff VanGilder said.
The McDonald's hamburger on the right is from 2008; the one on the left is from 1996. And they both look fairly edible.
Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama are due to meet President George W Bush at the White House for emergency talks on the economy.
The City of London Police have said there will be no formal investigation of BT over its secret trials of an ad monitoring system
French energy firm EDF is expected to announce a
The UN says millions of new jobs will be created worldwide over the next few decades by the development of alternative energy technologies.
The solar wind - the stream of charged particles billowing away from the Sun - is at its weakest for 50 years.
The Republic of Ireland has slid into recession, as official figures show that its economy shrank in the second quarter.
It is the first European Union economy to be pushed into recession by the credit crunch.
The price cut was due to speculation that the spreading financial crisis will cut demand for crude oil.
Some amazing pictures from around the world.
So you think junior is a little too lead-footed when he drives the family car? Starting next year, Ford Motor Co. will give you the power to do something about it.
Edinburgh's Evening News has discovered that, when it comes to personal privacy, Google's Street View is a strictly one-way thoroughfare. Picture is for the irony.
BBC technology journalists treat a robot dinosaur with affection then abuse to see how it reacts
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has said he sees no reason why he can not work together in government with opposition leaders, Morgan Tsvangirai and Arthur Mutambara
Have you ever heard of or considered using Linux? Here are five reasons to give it a look for your desktop or server.
While grocery shopping the other day I picked up a tube of ready-to-cook cinnamon rolls and thought hey, I wonder how these would taste with bacon. As I read the back of the package I was reminded that the rolls are actually un-rolled when you remove them.
Recently, Fujifilm announced a two-lensed camera that takes images and movies in 3-D and captures wide-angle photos of single scenes simultaneously. As a result, we've heard some rumbling in the wires about other camera manufacturers coming out with their own version in the next year or so.
VIRGIN GALACTIC, the Space tourism organ of Richard Branson's empire, has refused to whore itself out by turning down a million dollar offer to allow a porn film to be made in space.
A Florida Keys man jumped in the water and punched a shark to save his dog from becoming a meal. The rat terrier named Jake, who was badly bitten, is expected to recover.
John Grady Pippen of Gold Beach doesn't look pregnant. And he's not. But after a hospital visit earlier this month, the staff gave the 71-year-old grandfather pain pills and paperwork explaining his delicate condition. "Based on your visit today," the paperwork told him, "we know you are pregnant." The picture is for the look on his face.