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What the Heck Is a Blobfish?

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 09:24:00 AM
The blobfish may be ugly on land, but it's rather handsome where it belongs — deep under the ocean.

Yes, That Viking Warrior Buried with Weapons Really Was a Woman

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 09:02:00 AM
Researchers answer questions following the explosive finding that a Viking warrior was biologically female.

Photos: Viking Warrior Is Actually a Woman

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 09:00:00 AM
Here's what the Viking warrior woman may have looked like.

What Are the Milankovitch Cycles?

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 08:05:00 AM
Earth has many moves.

Was Roman Emperor Nero's Evil Reputation Just 'Fake News'?

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 06:46:00 AM
Did the infamously cruel Nero really do all the terrible things that historians reported?

Mountain Range More Rugged Than the Rockies Found Buried Deep Within Earth

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 05:45:00 PM
Ain't no mountain rough enough like those 660 kilometers deep in the ground.

A High-Fat Diet May Be Bad for Your Gut Bacteria

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 04:54:00 PM
Eating too much fat may be bad for your gut bacteria, a new study from China suggests.

Japan Just Shot a Fake Asteroid with a Space Bullet … for Science

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 11:59:00 AM
Say you need to prepare to shoot bullets into an asteroid and suck up the debris kicked up from the blast, then tuck it away for safekeeping.

Trump Signs Directive to Create a Military Space Force

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 11:53:00 AM
The Space Force just took a big step from sci-fi-sounding dream toward reality.

Why Do So Many Americans Now Support Legalizing Marijuana?

Wednesday February 20th, 2019 11:41:00 AM
Here's why public opinion has changed dramatically in favor of pot legalization.

5,600-Year-Old Human Skull Bone Fished Out of the Thames by Lucky 'Mudlarker'

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 08:54:00 AM
Someone found this 5,600-year-old skull fragment while sifting through the muddy shore of the River Thames.

The 'Rubber Ducky' Comet Is Stressed and Keeps Cracking Its Neck

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 08:33:00 AM
Comet 67P's head has spent 4.5 billion years trying to twist away from its neck. And that's caused some stress fractures.

'Young Blood' Transfusions to Prevent Aging Are Unproven and Risky, FDA Warns

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 08:21:00 AM
If you think the idea of getting a transfusion with "young blood" to ward off aging sounds far-fetched, well, U.S. health officials agree.

In Photos: Stunning Views of Grand Canyon National Park

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 08:17:00 AM
It is not the widest nor longest nor deepest canyon in the world, but the Grand Canyon of northern Arizona is certainly one of the most impressive and most visited natural wonders found on the planet

WWII Sailor in Controversial 'The Kiss' Photo Dies at 95

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 07:18:00 AM
The story behind a WWII photo of a kiss between strangers is far less romantic than once thought.

Stonehenge May Have First Stood in Wales, According to Speculative Idea

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 06:27:00 AM
The iconic megaliths that make up Stonehenge may have once stood in a temporary monument, not too far from where they were quarried in Wales.

Customs Letter About a Long-Lost Suitcase Leads to Artifacts from Desert with Early 'Jesus' Painting

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 02:52:00 PM
The ancient desert village of Shivta in southern Israel made headlines when archaeologists discovered a wall painting there that is thought to show the baptism of Jesus Christ, the earliest representation of Christ known in Israel.

Here's Why Great White Sharks Are Natural-Born Superheroes

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 02:30:00 PM
What's the secret to being a badass great white shark? Millions of years of highly specialized genetic evolution.

'River of Stars' Streaming Through the Milky Way Was Hiding in Plain Sight for 1 Billion Years

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 01:26:00 PM
This cluster of stars has been visible for a long time, but scientists only just now realized they're part of the same cosmic river.

The 'Supermoon' Syndrome Rises with February's Full Moon

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 11:41:00 AM
Why did "supermoon" become such a thing?


 

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