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95% of tested baby foods contain toxic metals, report says

95% of tested baby foods contain toxic metals, report says

Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby’s brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday. Tests of 168 baby foods from major manufacturers found 95% contained lead, 73% contained arsenic, 75% contained cadmium and 32% contained mercury. One fourth of the foods contained…MORE

How much does Roger Federer know about rugby?

How much does Roger Federer know about rugby?

He may be the most successful male player in tennis history, but as a boy Roger Federer flirted with a rather different sport. His mom Lynette is from rugby-mad South Africa, and the 20-time grand slam champion says he used to practice scrums with his dad. Dig into the Federer family archives and there are…MORE

Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at age 68

Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at age 68

Rep. Elijiah Cummings of Maryland died Thursday morning at age 68, according to his office. He died of “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said in a statement. The Democratic congressman has represented Maryland’s 7th Congressional District since 1996 and served as the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, which is one…MORE

The ant that moves at 108 times its body length each second

The ant that moves at 108 times its body length each second

Scientists have recorded the speed of the world’s fastest ant, which lives in the Sahara and is able to travel 108 times its own body length per second. Harald Wolf, a professor at the University of Ulm, Germany, and his colleagues found that the Saharan silver ant, Cataglyphis bombycina, can reach speeds of 0.855 meters…MORE

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