Headless Chicken Monster

ADVERTISEMENTS ADVERTISEMENTS Meet the Enypniastes eximia, a particularly ludicrous-looking deep-sea swimming cucumber perhaps better known by its nickname the “headless chicken monster” (for fairly obvious reasons). Learn more: Headless Chicken Monster

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Ancient Graffiti

Just under 2,000 years ago, a bored builder scribbled some graffiti on the wall of a house he was working on. What he didn’t know was that his banal scribbles would go on to change the history books and confuse scholars. Learn more: Ancient Graffiti ADVERTISEMENTS

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This Is When It’s Okay To Ignore Your Spouse

From our physical health to work life, how satisfied we are in a relationship has to do with a variety of factors influencing our life circumstances. One of the most important characteristics of a healthy relationship is a couple’s ability to communicate or, according to a new study, to not. Researchers say there are times […]

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Winners Of 2018’s Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

Packed with dramatic images captured around the world, this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards tells the stories of some of Earth’s most elusive, endangered, and otherwise picture-perfect animals. Learn more: Winners Of 2018’s Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

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Beer Shortages And Price Hikes

A new study, published today in Nature Plants, has estimated that extreme drought and heatwaves sparked by climate change could dramatically decrease barley yields across the world. As a result, we will see global beer shortages, sharp falls in beer consumption, and surges in beer prices. Discover more: Beer Shortages And Price Hikes

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The Controversy Of The Crooked Referees

Season Finale. Was Game 6 of the 2002 Lakers Kings Series Fixed?

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The Woman Who Gave Birth To Rabbits

Mary Toft was an English woman from Godalming, Surrey, who in 1726 became the subject of considerable controversy when she tricked doctors into believing that she had given birth to rabbits. Shocking, right?

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Disappearing Space Signal

Gamma-ray bursts are some of the most powerful events in the universe. We can observe them due to brief emissions of gamma rays collimated in tight beams, which disappear as quickly as they appear. A complete understanding of this phenomenon is still lacking, but we could be getting some more info from the other end […]

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Meteorite Used As A Doorstop For 30 Years

A man who had been using a meteorite as a doorstop is set for a financial windfall, after discovering it may be worth $100,000. The man, who has remained anonymous, got hold of the meteorite in 1988 when he bought a farm in Edmore, Michigan. The previous owner had been using the meteorite to keep […]

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Victims Of Vesuvius

In 79 CE, Vesuvius erupted, emitting huge clouds of volcanic ash and casting settlements 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the crater in dust. It’s safe to say that any form of volcanic-induced death is not a pleasant way to go but research recently published in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that – at least for […]

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