Fast Food Chemicals

We’ve all given in to the temptation of fast food at least a few times. Sometimes when you’re hungry, it’s just easier than cooking a whole meal. We know it’s not good for us, but every once in a while, we should be able to treat ourselves, right? Well, in case you need one more […]

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Google’s “DeepMind”

It’s looking increasingly likely that artificial intelligence (AI) will be the harbinger of the next technological revolution. When it develops to the point wherein it is able to learn, think, and even “feel” without the input of a human – a truly “smart” AI – then everything we know will change, almost overnight. That’s why […]

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Possible Earliest Evidence of Christianity

The archaeological examination by robotic camera of an intact first century tomb in Jerusalem has revealed a set of limestone Jewish ossuaries or “bone boxes” that are engraved with a rare Greek inscription and a unique iconographic image that the scholars involved identify as distinctly Christian. Discover more: Possible Earliest Evidence of Christianity

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Biobay, Puerto Rico

Hidden along the Caribbean coast is one of the most spectacular Bioluminescent Bays in the world. The mysterious blue-green light is created by micro-organisms which thrive in an environment uniquely suited to their needs. A trip into the bay on a balmy night is a magical experience. Discover more: Biobay, Puerto Rico

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Prehistoric Temples Of Malta

The prehistoric temples of Malta are unique in all the world. They are the oldest standing stone structures which remain to us from ancient times. The temples date from 4000 – 2500 BC. They are older than Stonehenge, older than the Pyramids. Their architecture is beautiful and inspiring, their scale impressive yet human. Learn more: […]

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How to Tell If It’s a Cold or the Flu

It’s not easy to tell the difference between a cold and the flu, because the two conditions cause similar symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are also both viral illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. The only way to know for sure if you have the flu is […]

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Weird Animal Sex Facts

The animal kingdom is full of perverts.

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The Algorithm That Could Catch Serial Killers

Around 216,000 people have gotten away with murder in the US since 1980. A nonprofit group wants to put a stop to that. The Murder Accountability Project contains “the most complete data on US homicides available anywhere,” according to their site. It’s an open-source website that uses vast banks of data from state, local, and […]

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Dinosaur Tissue

Hold onto your butts. In theory, a real “Jurassic Park” situation could be unfolding as we speak. Actually recreating a dinosaur would be a long way off, but thanks to a 195-million-year-old dinosaur rib, it is theoretically possible. On January 31, scientists published their ground-breaking discovery in Nature Communications. Deep inside a fossilized rib bone, […]

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Mystery of the Great Pyramid Missing Capstone

When you look up at the Great Pyramid, it’s apex is missing. It is flap topped and not pointed like a pyramid should be. Usually, when a pyramid was constructed, the top part, or capstone (also called top-stone), was the last thing to be placed on it. It was considered the most important part of […]

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