Mystery Remains in Mexican Students’ Disappearance

Two years ago, 43 students from Ayotzinapa disappeared in the middle of the night in Iguala, 120 miles south of Mexico City, after being attacked by local police patrols. It is still not exactly clear what happened 731 days later. Learn more: Mystery Remains in Mexican Students’ Disappearance

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Scientists Find Possible Evidence Of Life 10 Kilometers Below The Seafloor

No, it’s probably not Godzilla, but it’s still pretty exciting. Around 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) beneath the seafloor of the Mariana Trench, the deepest point of the world’s ocean, scientists say there could be possible evidence of life. Their findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Discover more: Scientists Find […]

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Seriously Loud Sonic Shrimp

The best thing about being a zoologist, aside from actually discovering new species, is getting to name them. We’ve had Eriovixia gryffindori, the spider named after one of the founders of Hogwarts in Harry Potter, and the hilarious Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, a blond, bewigged moth with small genitals. Now, get ready to turn it up to […]

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Mystery Of The Saddle Ridge Hoard

In February 2013, a couple who wish to remain anonymous made an incredible find that today has been labeled as the largest gold discovery its kind in U.S. history, according to David Hall, co-founder of Professional Coin Grading Service, which authenticated the find. The couple was walking their dog when they noticed something shining on […]

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Alien Moon

If you believe in an infinite universe, then you probably believe that there’s life somewhere out there. By default, it must be–infinity is big, after all… really big. Too big to wrap your head around. Researchers who believe in that sort of thing (those kooky science freaks!) have a new main squeeze when it comes […]

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MH370

The flight vanished in March 2014, in one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. Following an exhaustive multi-million-pound investigation, the final resting place of the MH370 was never discovered, although debris has been found spread out on the coasts of different countries. Learn more: MH370

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This Is Why Your Shoelaces Come Untied When You Run

We’ve all been there. You’re walking along, when suddenly your shoelaces come untied for some reason. Cue the awkward moment where you’ve got to find a place to stop, bend down, and nonchalantly re-lace them. Well, it turns out there’s actually some science behind the annoyance. Discover more: This Is Why Your Shoelaces Come Untied […]

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NASA Have A Seriously Exciting Announcement To Make

On Thursday, April 13, NASA will hold a press conference that will “discuss new results about ocean worlds in our solar system,” according to a press release from the agency. Learn more: NASA Have A Seriously Exciting Announcement To Make

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‘Lost’ City of Atlantis

Unlike many legends whose origins have been lost in the mists of time, we know exactly when and where the story of Atlantis first appeared. The story was first told in two of Plato’s dialogues, the “Timaeus” and the “Critias,” written about 330 B.C. Learn more: ‘Lost’ City of Atlantis

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The Georgia Guidestones

On one of the highest hilltops in Elbert County, Georgia stands a huge granite monument. Engraved in eight different languages on the four giant stones that support the common capstone are 10 Guides, or commandments. That monument is alternately referred to as The Georgia Guidestones, or the American Stonehenge. Though relatively unknown to most people, […]

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