Time Travel

Have you always had a burning desire to travel through time? Good news! You are already doing it. You are moving through time at quite the speed, even if you’re sitting comfortably at home on your sofa. There’s only one issue, you can only move in one direction. Discover more: Time Travel

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The Plague

One of the deadliest diseases in history, the plague once killed between 30 and 60 percent of Europe’s entire population. Exactly when and how it got to Europe has puzzled scientists for some time, but now researchers think the unwelcome bacterium arrived during the late Stone Age. Learn more: The Plague

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2,000-Year-Old Shipwrecks Found

Archaeologists have discovered a number of Roman shipwrecks lying on the seabed off the northern coast of Egypt in the harbor city of Alexandria. Among the wreckages, experts have already recovered part of a crystal statuette of a prestigious general and three coins dating back to Rome’s first emperor. Learn more: 2,000-Year-Old Shipwrecks Found

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6,000-Year-Old Monument

Within the rather picturesque Vale of Pewsey in the UK – halfway between the famous Stonehenge and the similarly ringed Avebury monument – resides the Cat’s Brain long barrow. This curiously named Neolithic structure dates back to around 3,800 BCE, and this summer, the University of Reading’s Archaeological Field School got the chance to excavate […]

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Great White Sharks

With their massive size, rows of razor sharp teeth, and emotionless eyes, many consider great white sharks to be the ultimate predator. But even these incredible animals have to watch their backs, as earlier this year more and more great white shark carcasses were being washed up on South African beaches. Discover more: Great White […]

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Flat-Earther Will Launch Himself In A DIY Rocket

It’s safe to say that if someone has the nickname “mad”, then they’re certainly not going to be, you know, un-mad. That’s the case for Mad Mike Hughes, a limo-driver in the US who enjoys a spot of being a daredevil on the side. He’s previously launched himself in a rocket-powered limo and a steam […]

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Pay Attention To The Internet

The Republican head of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, announced this week that the agency will seek to fully repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. In a statement, he claimed that the Democrats imposed “heavy-handed, utility-style” regulations on the Internet, and they needed to be undone. Learn more: Pay Attention To The Internet

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First Ever Insterstellar Visitor

Astronomers have released the first results from an in-depth study on the suspected interstellar object that flew into our Solar System last month – and the findings are fascinating. Discover more: First Ever Insterstellar Visitor

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8,000-Year-Old Carvings

It seems to many that we have loved dogs since time immemorial – at least since they were artificially bred out of wolves. Today, they have their own Instagram pages, YouTube hits, and Twitter feeds and you can barely go a day without seeing a dog do something cute online. Discover more: 8,000-Year-Old Carvings

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The Controversial Keystone Pipeline

The Keystone Pipeline, the subject of one of the largest environmental campaigns in North American history has sprung a leak. TransCanada, the pipeline’s owner has admitted that 5,000 barrels of oil, or 800,000 liters (210,000 gallons), has escaped. A spill is classed as significant if more than 50 barrels of oil escape. Discover more: The […]

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