Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Texas woman delivers 2 sets of identical twins

A Texas woman has beaten long odds in delivering two sets of identical twin boys. The Houston Chronicle reports Tressa Montalvo delivered her sons on Thursday — Valentine's Day — at The Woman's Hospital of Texas. It says the odds of giving such a birth naturally are one in 70 million. The 36-year-old Montalvo delivered sons Ace and Blaine at 8:51 a.m. Ace weighed 3 pounds, 10 ounces,...

Friday, February 15, 2013

SKYWATCH: Meteor strikes Siberia, Russia!

By ELLEN BARRY and ANDREW E. KRAMER- February 15, 2013 MOSCOW — Bright objects, apparently debris from a meteor, streaked through the sky in western Siberia early on Friday, accompanied by a boom that damaged buildings across a vast territory. Russia’s Interior Ministry said more than 1,000 people were hurt, 200 of them children, mostly from shards of glass that shattered when the meteor entered the atmosphere. Russian experts believe the blast was caused by a 10-ton meteor known as a bolide, which created a powerful shock wave when it reached the Earth’s atmosphere, the Russian Academy of Sciences said in a statement.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Asian astrologers warn of stormy Year of Snake