New Species Named After The Night King From “Game Of Thrones”

ADVERTISEMENTS ADVERTISEMENTS When you first hear that a new species of Australian bee fly has been named after the Night King from Game of Thrones, you might assume some scientists are just trying to hook some interest by latching on to the last flickers of popularity from their favorite TV show. Learn more: New Species […]

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Shark Being Swallowed Whole

A deep-sea video filmed by NOAA ship the Okeanos Explorer captures an ocean floor shark feeding frenzy off the coast of South Carolina – and the bizarre moment a massive grouper slinks in front of the camera with his bounty of a still wiggling, fully intact shark peaking out of his mouth. Watch it here: […]

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Clownfish Hate The Limelight

Clownfish may look like coral reefs’ natural entertainers, but they don’t like being in the spotlight. It appears their shy nature extends to their hatching, as they won’t even leave their eggs if the lights are too bright. This means coastal developments, often accompanied by a lot of light spilling into coastal waters, could be […]

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The Demonic Curse of Annabelle the Doll

Will Ryan and Shane’s face to face with Annabelle be the finale?

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Camouflaged Great Gray Owl

An incredible image captured by bird and nature photographer Alan Murphy shows just how inconspicuous nature’s top predators can be. A Canadian great gray owl sits perched atop a tree branch, seemingly melting into the background of spruce and pine trees. Discover more: Camouflaged Great Gray Owl

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Mysterious Blue Clouds Form Thanks To Meteorite Dust

At high latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere in late spring and summer, it’s possible to catch a curious night-time phenomenon: wispy, pale blue clouds shining in the light of a Sun that has already set. These formations are known as noctilucent clouds, and recent reports have them popping up further and further south. Learn more: […]

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Mystery Of Why It’s “Snowing” Salt In The Dead Sea

For decades, it’s been “snowing” salt in the deepest parts of the Dead Sea, a phenomenon that has stumped researchers studying one of the world’s saltiest bodies of water. Researchers with the American Geophysics Union now believe they know how this process takes place, lending a deeper understanding to how salt builds up in the […]

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Mysterious Origin Of The Biblical Philistines

A smattering of skeletons discovered in the Middle East has shed the light on the backstory of the Philistines, the bad boys of the Bible whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades. Learn more: Mysterious Origin Of The Biblical Philistines

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Neutron Star Collision’s Jet

The universe is expanding at an accelerated rate. However, the two methods used to establish the expansion rate don’t produce the same numbers, which has caused many headaches for cosmologists over the years. It is quite a problem. Learn more: Neutron Star Collision’s Jet

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The Crack From Last Week’s California Quake

Last Friday, a powerful earthquake shook the ground in California. The 7.1-magnitude seismic event happened near the town of Ridgecrest, causing extensive damage and some minor injuries, but luckily no fatalities. It was the strongest quake registered in the states for 20 years, so strong in fact that the crack it produced has been photographed […]

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