Ancient crocs swam to North America

Relatives of the alligator made it to North America ten million years earlier than mammals, swimming there more than 19 million years ago.

Illegal downloads given stiff penalties in Japan

Japan is to introduce tough penalties for internet users who download copyright-infringing material - with fines of up to $25,700 and a potential two-year jail term.

Van Halen plays warm up show in NYC

After years of speculation and unanswered questions, Van Halen with David Lee Roth back on vocals played a warm up show on January 5 at Café Wha?