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Man Finds Spider Living On Broccoli And Does The Sweetest Thing For Her

“Most people might say, ‘It’s just a spider. Squish it and move on.’ But she’s so much more than that.”<p>Earlier this week, Ohio resident Jacob Vaughn …

Insects

Koko, the beloved gorilla who learned sign language, dies at 46

Koko, the beloved gorilla best known for mastering sign language, died in her sleep at age 46 on Wednesday.<p>The Gorilla Foundation announced Koko's …

Cute Animals

9 Things You Never Knew About 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit'

It shouldn't have worked. Nobody thought it <i>would work</i>. But, 30 years ago, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" bounded into theaters and dazzled audiences worldwide with its inventive storytelling, then-next-generation technology, and endearing characters.<p>It was a live action/animation hybrid long before …

Animation

Cat pokes head through hole in the ceiling, achieves instant fame

There are some mysteries in this world far too intense and confusing for us to ever even dream of getting to the bottom of.<p>Aliens. The meaning of …

Pets

My dads dog Rio is 14 y/o and recently went blind. He pats his leg when he walks and she follows him everywhere he goes. Mom got him the perfect shirt.

A Herd of Sheep Chase a Wanna-Be Sheepdog in Circles Around the Farm in a Hilarious Role Reversal

In 2016, A hyper little wanna-be sheepdog named Nelson, who is part Norfolk terrier, fell a little short in his duties. Rather than corralling the …

Border Collie

After filming giant squids, scientists ponder what else lurks deep within the oceans

For centuries, sailors spoke about a tentacled monster called "the Kraken" that lurked in the oceans.<p>"There were tales of them pulling ships and men …

Seafloor

Watch scientists train bees to play with tiny soccer balls

The study shows that bees can adapt to really weird circumstances<p>Here's the buzz: bees are brilliant. And not just because they are a vital part of our ecosystem. Bees are also very clever—and apparently capable of learning one of the basic fundamentals of football.<p>In a new study published Thursday …

Insects

Activated charcoal is showing up everywhere—here are four reasons to avoid it

Food trends are rarely based in scientific fact.<p>On her Goop website, Gwyneth Paltrow claimed that charcoal lemonade was one of the “best juice cleansers”. That was in 2014. Today, charcoal products—from croissants to capsules—are everywhere. Even high street coffee chains have taken to selling …

Diets

The heartbreaking front page image that’s making people question the sad state of America.

It’s the front page depicting the sad state of Trump’s America. The New York Daily News‘ anti-Trump front page is leading Americans to call for …

Donald Trump

This bulldog helps train foster kittens

Welcome to Kitty Class. The teacher: Ruffessor Nono.<p>He’s a 2-year-old bulldog on the Upper East Side, who trains little cats.<p>Brynn, Beck, Blaze and …

Pets

The original trash talker

The Soviet Laser Space Pistol, Revealed

The USSR honestly did try to build a handheld laser pistol for cosmonauts to carry. It never made it to orbit, though—that we know of.<p>Move over, Star Wars. Around the same time that Han Solo was declaring the superiority of a blaster by your side, Russian engineers were working on a real laser …

Space Exploration

An Affectionate Zebra Shark Demands Belly Rubs From the Diver Cleaning the Aquarium Viewing Glass

While cleaning the viewing glass of a large, free running tank at an aquarium, a hard working diver was caught off guard when an affectionate zebra …

Fish

Teen Bitcoin millionaire builds Dr. Octopus suit for a kid with mobility issues

When a teenage Bitcoin millionaire tells the world he intends to use a portion of his money to build a robotic exoskeleton in the vein of a famous Marvel super villain, it sounds like something we should worry about. Luckily the teen in question, Erik Finman, has chosen to use his resources for …

Albert Einstein

Squirrel Gets Tired Of Gathering Nuts And Decides To Just Steal Some

He knew EXACTLY what he came for 😂<p>Rather than spend his days gathering nuts in an honest way, this lazy squirrel found a shortcut.<p>The fluffy-tailed …

Squirrels

Handsome fox joins Londoner for rooftop sunbathing session

There's only one thing in this world more cheering than the sight of a happy fox, and that's a happy fox sunbathing on a roof terrace.<p>On Sunday, Tom …

GIF Animations

My son is staying at my parents for a few days. My mom sent me this photo.

The world is running out of sand — and there's a black market for it now

If you're planning a beach vacation, you'd better get to it soon. An alarming statistic for you: 67% of Southern California beaches? GONE by 2100. All because of sand. Even if you don't think about the grainy stuff, you use it daily. You're reading this off something made with sand, looking at it …

Seafloor

Biologists Have Discovered an Underwater Octopus City And They're Calling It Octlantis

I, for one, welcome our cephalopod overlords.<p>At the end of last year, scientists discovered a small octopus city – dubbed Octlantis – a find that …

Zoology

Loneliness Can Literally Break Your Heart, Science Says

Social isolation has been cited as a factor in the untimely and self-inflicted deaths of celebrity personalities like Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain in recent weeks, but loneliness can also be bad for the heart in not just a figurative psychological sense, but physically as well.<p>A study presented …

Psychology

Bees Know What ‘Zero’ Is, According To A New Study, & It’s Kind Of A Big Deal

Get ready for some bee-autiful news, friends: Bees are even more intelligent than we thought. We already knew bees could be trained and that they can …

Research

The blimp industry is changing, right over our noses

Later this month, Goodyear will launch its newest airship, the 246-foot, 10-ton Wingfoot Three, out of a hangar in Akron, Ohio. It's a big deal, and not just in the literal, bigger-than-most-jumbo-jets sense.<p>It's the culmination of a seven-year effort to break from the company's century-long …

Aviation

Secretive Church Accused of Beating the Devil Out of Congregants Is Caught Up in New Scandal

Marion Covington, a minister at Word of Faith Fellowship church, and Dianne McKinny are accused of concocting a scheme that resulted in $250,000 in …

Corruption

13 Facts About Opossums

Opossums, which include the roughly 100 species in the order <i>Didelphimorphia</i>, are some of the most misunderstood animals in the Americas. They’re …

Literature

Scientists are harvesting water by building fog harps and zapping the air

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink<p>The Earth is 70 percent water, but almost all of that liquid is seawater us humans can’t drink. Already, California is besieged by drought, while citizens in South Africa’s Cape Town try to push back Day Zero, the day the city runs out of water. As our …

UC Berkeley

YouTube's latest star with millions of followers is an adorable CGI spider named Lucas, created by a Disney-Pixar animator

Most people don't think spiders are particularly cute, especially not hairy, thick-legged ones. The excessive numbers of legs and eyes tend to turn people off, or at least not want them in our homes.<p>But one Disney-Pixar animator decided to prove the haters wrong by creating the world's cutest CGI …

Cute

Motor Mouth: Hydrogen offers the perfect hybrid for an emissions-free future

Honda’s Clarity is a typical, if uncommonly sophisticated, EV. Whisper quiet even at full throttle, supremely torquey off the line and, of course, …

Electric Vehicles

Animal rescue workers capture moment orangutan tries to defend its home from loggers

Animal rescue workers captured the moment a orangutan attempted to stop loggers destroying its habitat in West Borneo.<p>The ape was filmed clinging to a tree as it was felled in the Ketapang District and then grabbing onto a digger as it moved in.<p>Two members from International Animal Rescue’s (IAR) …

Animal Rescue

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