Editor Archive: Newser

Moon Maybe Not as Old as Previously Thought

Ruth Brown, Newser Staff No wonder the moon has such a youthful complexion (well, it vaguely resembles a teenager’s spotty face)—new research suggests it isn’t quite as old as previously… More

September 24, 2013 at 10:27 AM | General

Latest Viral Obituary: Mom Was ‘Violent, Evil’

Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff “Viral obituaries” are quite trendy these days, and they’re usually heartwarming—or at least hilarious—but not so in this latest case. Gawker spotted the obituary for Marianne… More

September 12, 2013 at 2:45 PM | General

Crocodile Traps Man on Island for 2 Weeks

Talk about a vacation gone wrong: A New Zealand kayaker spent two weeks trapped on an island about 2.5 miles off Western Australia’s far northern coast because he feared a… More

September 3, 2013 at 11:21 AM | General

SARS-Like Virus Traced to Egyptian Tomb Bat

Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Feces pellet provides perfect match for mystery virus Researchers scrambling to find the source of the deadly MERS virus have pinpointed an animal culprit—but they’re still… More

August 22, 2013 at 1:08 PM |