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Amazingly preserved 12,400 year old remains of a puppy found in Siberia

The remains have been described by experts 'preserved from nose to tail, including the hair.'<p>The remains of a 12,400 year old puppy have been found in permafrost in Siberia.<p>This has given scientists and important and fascinating opportunity to examine a well-preserved Pleistocene canid for the …

Don't Look Now, But the Navy's Laser Arms Race Just Got Hotter

Northrop Grumman sees a day when American Navy destroyers will pack laser cannons. IMAGE SOURCE:NORTHROP GRUMMAN.<p>Two years ago, the U.S. Navy tested its new Laser Weapon System -- a $40 million, 33 kilowatt prototype built by <b>Kratos Defense & Security</b> -- off the coast of Iran.<p>Two <i>months</i> ago, <b>Northrop</b> …

120,000 endangered saiga antelopes die mysteriously in Kazakhstan

More than 120,000 critically endangered saiga antelopes — more than one-third of the worldwide population — have died in Kazakhstan since mid-May, and the cause of the "catastrophic collapse" is unclear, officials said.<p>"Not a single animal survived in the affected herds," the Convention on the …

17 Times Ron Swanson Perfectly Summed Up Your Relationship With Food

Give me all the bacon and eggs you have.

Eggs

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …