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How Common Is Homosexuality in Animals?

Studies of animal sexual behavior have revealed that same-sex coupling is fairly widespread across all animal groups, from insects to reptiles to …

Biology

Here's Why You'll Hardly Ever See Queen Elizabeth Without Gloves

Have you seen Queen Elizabeth's hands lately? Neither have we. The British monarch <i>always</i> wears gloves when she's out and about, and now we're …

Queen Elizabeth II

Food delivery drones take flight in China

You don't have to wait for food delivery drones... if you live in the right part of China. Alibaba's online meal giant Ele.me has been cleared to use drones for delivering orders in Shanghai's Jinshan Industrial Park. The initiative won't deliver directly to your abode, but it will save you a lot …

China

Coyotes Invaded America by Mating With Your Pets, and They're Still At It

These promiscuous canines have their sights set on new territory.<p>A hundred years ago, it would have been scary if a wild coyote wandered into a …

Ecology

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

WATCH: B.C. woman squats, poops then hurls feces at Tim Hortons employee

It was literally a crappy day for one British Columbia woman.<p>A viral video circulating the Internet appears to be surveillance footage from a Tim …

Busting 3 Persistent Myths About Introverts

Some myths about introverts and extroverts stick around longer than gum on a city sidewalk: introverts are people-haters. Extroverts won’t shut up. …

Why the heck do so many koalas have chlamydia?

One of the leading killers of Australia's endearing koalas is a debilitating bacterial infection: chlamydia.<p>The idea of koalas with chlamydia — a common sexually transmitted infection in people — recently drew chuckles on HBO's "Last Week Tonight," but the disease, which is affecting koalas in …

Microbiology

Scientists Trained a Spider to Jump on Command

Researchers hope to learn more about how these animals jump several times their body length.<p>Jumping spiders are pretty incredible creatures. A typical jumping spider is only about half an inch long, yet they can jump around half a foot or more in distance, several times the length of their bodies. …

Kanye West just released a new song defending his praise for Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kanye West has doubled down on his support for Donald Trump, releasing a new song amid days of mounting controversy over his outspoken backing of the President.<p>West's new song -- the humbly titled "Ye vs. The People" -- debuted Friday on Los Angeles radio station Power 106. The track …

Why there’s no such thing as a French ‘vegetarian sausage’: France bans meaty names for plant-based foods

Veggie burgers are commonplace in meat aisles, vegan butchers – from Victoria’s The Very Good Butchers and Toronto’s YamChops – are thriving and even …

Different Species of Monkeys are Having Sex Now, but Biologists Don't Mind

"It is nature's way to respond."<p>Hooking up with members of other species is generally frowned upon. But maybe we’re just prudes. As grolar bears, …

'Exploding ant' species found in South East Asia

A team of international scientists has discovered a new species of "exploding ants". The canopy-dwelling ants, common in South East Asia, are known for their bizarre defensive behaviour.<p>Alice Laciny, from the Natural History Museum of Vienna, is one of the researchers behind the discovery.

Which Animal Kills the Most Humans?

Animals fatally maul, sting, trample, and chew about a million humans per year. Pretty nice of them, given the numbers on our side—the average of 750 …

Man bitten by shark, bear, snake in less than 4 years

A Colorado man achieved a distinction last week that few people would probably want to match.<p>When Dylan McWilliams was bitten by a shark Thursday in Hawaii, it meant he had been bitten by a shark, a bear and a rattlesnake – all in less than four years.<p>“I don’t know,” McWilliams told the Honolulu …

What on Earth Is This Fiery Blob?

At first glance, it looks like a fiery monster out of "The Incredibles." Or maybe a glowing alien orb, or a giant, irritated zit popping up above the …

Get high and watch this melting snowflake video for an hour

NASA just created the first ever 3D video model of an individual snowflake melting, and it makes for an incredibly “chill” YouTube experience.<p>The …

Africa is splitting in two – here is why

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused …

Montreal porn company sued for filming in 'nearly every room' of woman's home

A Massachusetts woman has filed a federal lawsuit accusing a Montreal adult film company of using her Martha's Vineyard home to shoot pornographic …

Opinion | No, bacon does not make everything better

OpinionMar 29, 2018 by Tim Carman The Washington PostHamilton Spectator<p>It's no secret that Stoney's super grilled cheese sandwich in Washington is a …

Cancer: How a novel gel could halt its return

Groundbreaking research has revealed a promising strategy to stop the recurrence of cancer, and it comes in the form of a biodegradable gel.<p>Created …

Immunotherapy

Cows: Science Shows They're Bright and Emotional Individuals

<b>The science behind bovine sentience</b><p>Cows are truly amazing and extremely interesting beings. Also known as steak, burgers, beef, veal, and leather, …

Video shows kookaburra feasting on snake in backyard, bashing its head against the wall

There's never a shortage of snake-related stories coming out of Queensland.<p>In the past year we've seen snake vs possum, snake vs wallaby, and even …

Stephen Hawking may have been suffering from 'polio', says US expert

Stephen Hawking may have been misdiagnosed and actually a victim of polio, a US medical expert has suggested.<p>Christopher B Cooper, Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, said the probability the physicist’s famously debilitating condition was in …

Stephen Hawking

The Role of Human Pheromones in Perspiration and Sexual Desire

Do Human Pheromones Really Exist?<p>You may have seen ads for perfumes promising to help attract a date using pheromones or you may have used insect …

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Neuroscience

These Adorable Squirrels Are Also Baby-Killing Cannibals

Think squirrels are cute and cuddly? Think again. Scientists find evidence of infanticide and cannibalism in the Yukon.<p>Death takes many forms for the red squirrels of the Yukon: Birds of prey strike from above while silent lynx stalk the snows below. And sometimes, red squirrels slay their own.<p>In a …

Canadian National Parks

Empathetic people are made, not born, new research suggests

Empathetic people are made, not born, new research suggests.<p>The largest ever study into the genetic basis of empathy, suggests that just 10 per cent of the variation between people’s compassion and understanding is down to genes.<p>It means, the vast majority of a person's ability to recognise and …

Do other mammals go through the menopause?

It's rare amongst mammals, but for humans and a few whales, losing the ability to reproduce with age might help their children's offspring …

Menopause

Alberta researchers discover new method of predicting where lightning will spark wildfires

Apparently lightning can strike the same place twice after all.<p>A study by researchers at the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering …