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The 27 most hilarious "publishing layout" failures of all time

If you don’t laugh at a least one of these beautiful errors you’re dead inside. DEAD INSIDE we tell you.<p>1. Pretty sure it wasn’t them…<p>2. When font …

Ravens Can Imagine They're Being Spied On, Study Finds

Stay woke.<p>Ravens could be the most woke birds on the planet, based on new research that suggests they're capable of imagining they're being spied on.<p>A new study conducted by a team at the University of Vienna finds that ravens can consider what might be motivating another individual. While the jury …

Nick Brandt's 'Petrified': animals of Lake Natron - Telegraph

Fossil Daddy Longlegs Sports a 99-Million-Year Erection

The unfortunate harvestman, the first found fossilized in amber with a fully erect penis, also belongs to a new arachnid family.<p>On a tree in what's now Burma some 99 million years ago, a cousin of today's daddy longlegs had the best and worst day of his life.<p>After a months-long puberty, the male …

Gigantic Gas Cloud on Collision Course With Our Galaxy

In case you didn't know, a huge -- like, on a galactic scale -- cloud of gas is currently speeding toward our galaxy at 700,000 mph.

BBC - Earth - Ten giant animals that are long since dead

In Earth's distant past many animals grew much larger than they do today, from monster millipedes to titanic sharks<p>Today Earth is home to the heaviest animal that has ever lived: the blue whale. As far as we know, no past animal has ever weighed more. But some have been longer.<p>While the large …

Massive Space Telescope Is Finally Coming Together

This week, NASA is set to reach a milestone on one of its most ambitious projects. If all goes to plan, workers will finish assembling the huge mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope — an $8 billion successor to the famous Hubble telescope.<p>"So far, everything — knock on wood — is going quite …

Universe

The Famous Photo of Chernobyl’s Most Dangerous Radioactive Material Was a Selfie

Artur Korneyev, Deputy Director of Shelter Object, viewing the “elephants foot” lava flow at Chernobyl, 1996. (Photo: US Department of Energy)<p>At …

Titanosaurs: the largest animals ever to walk the Earth

A new species of dinosaur discovered in Argentina is forcing scientists to tackle some improbable questions<p>How do you eat a skip full of food every day without ever chewing? How do you walk on tiptoes when you’re the length of four London buses? How do you have sex when you weigh 70 tons? While the …

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A 75 million-year-old fossilized baby dinosaur is helping paleontologist fill in key evolutionary gaps

The Ceratopsidae are one of the more immediately recognizable groups of dinosaurs.<p>Characterized by sharp beaks and flamboyant horns and frills, these herbivores almost all lived in what is now Western North America right at the end of the Cretaceous period, 100 to 66 million years ago.<p><i>Chasmosaurus</i> …

Striking views of our Solar System

<b>Fog on Mars, storms on Jupiter and fiery flares on the Sun - stunning close up images of our nearest planetary neighbours are going on show at London's Natural History Museum.</b><p>What would you see if you travelled to the surface of Mars? Or were able to drift in and out of Saturn's rings?<p>A new …

The Ozone Hole Was Super Scary, So What Happened To It?

It was the void that changed public perception of the environment forever—a growing spot so scary, it mobilized a generation of scientists and …

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Early data shows 2015 blew away previous records to become Earth's hottest year

During the next week, the official climate agencies around the world that are responsible for tracking the planet's average temperatures will almost …

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

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Two Police Officers Reportedly Come Forward and Claim One of Donald Trump’s Most Controversial Statements Is True

Two police officers have reportedly corroborated Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that London officers are frightened in heavily Muslim communities.<p>Trump has drawn ire for his many recent remarks regarding Muslims, including from the Scotland Yard when he said on MSNBC, “We …

The world’s most horrific death penalties

<b>Today marks 50 years since UK parliament abolished the death penalty.</b><p>In 1964, Gwynne Evans and Peter Allen were the last people to be executed by …

Sunrise in the WEST: Scientists warn North could be SOUTH as Earth's magnetic poles SWITCH

GETTYThe sun could rise in the west<p>Climate researchers believe we are heading towards a reversal of the planet's magnetic field, which some fear will …

Earth Science

British mother flees Syria with 5 children, says ISIS ‘not my cup of tea’

A British mother who travelled to Syria with her five children to join Islamic State has said she would like to return to the UK after discovering that supporters of the extremist group are “not my cup of tea.”<p>Shukee Begum, a 33-year-old from Manchester, said she left Britain in an attempt to …