Global Wildlife Populations

ADVERTISEMENTS ADVERTISEMENTS The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has just released its biennial Living Planet Report 2018, a colossal report to track the health of the world’s wildlife populations. All in all, it paints a truly damning picture of “runaway human consumption” and the damage it’s afflicting on the world’s biodiversity. Discover more: Global Wildlife Populations

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Man Spent 15 Hours In Sealed Biodome

Baute explained that he intended to spend up to three days in his DIY “biodome” to illustrate – on a tangible, individual-level scale – how the human-driven processes of climate change affect all life on Earth. He hoped that by showing how his own life depended on sustaining an equilibrium between his respiration and the […]

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This Photo Of A “Crow” Is Going Viral

To take your mind off things, if just for a moment, let’s all enjoy this wonderful optical illusion. Or is it an illusion at all? Learn more: This Photo Of A “Crow” Is Going Viral

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The Case Of The Killer Clown

This is why I dont like clowns! How about you? Do clowns creep you out?

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Creepy Urban Legend About Disneyworld

About once a month, it appears that a guest will scatter the remains of a loved one somewhere in the park, as the park apparently held a special place in their heart. And staff even have a secret code to deal with the practice. Learn more: Creepy Urban Legend About Disneyworld

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Fragments Of The Dead Sea Scrolls

Well, this is awkward. The Museum of the Bible in Washington has had to release a statement admitting that at least five fragments in its Dead Sea Scroll collection are probably forgeries. Learn more: Fragments Of The Dead Sea Scrolls

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Incredible Discovery In Texas

A newly discovered spearhead once used to hunt down mammoths and mastodons some 15,000 years ago is bringing into question a lot of what we believe about the migration and technology of early people in America. Discover more: Incredible Discovery In Texas

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Ancient Wooden Statues

A team of archeologists discovered the figures tucked into tiny alcoves lining a corridor that led to an intricately decorated ceremonial courtyard or plaza. Each is just 70 centimeters (28 inches) high and remains in good condition. While some appear to be holding staff and shields, others are decapitated. Those with the head still intact […]

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The Bottom Of A Sinkhole In China

Deep in the misty valleys of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a gaping sinkhole leads the way to a vast “world-class” cave hall. The giant cave hall was explored for just the second time by a China-UK joint expedition earlier this month. Learn more: The Bottom Of A Sinkhole In China

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The Map

The world is not quite what it seems. Most of the maps you see day-to-day are based on Mercator projection. Designed almost 450 years ago, even Google Maps used a variant of this projection until just a few months ago. Learn more: The Map

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