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Deep Bore Into Antarctica Finds Freezing Ice, Not Melting as Expected

Video<p>Scientists will leave sensors in the hole to better understand the long-term changes in the ice, which may have big implications for global sea level.<p>Video<p>Scientists have peered into one of the least-explored swaths of ocean on Earth, a vast region located off the coast of West Antarctica. It …

Fossil Footprints Are Oldest Traces of Lizards Running on Two Legs

The lizard's sprint may have helped it avoid predators, such as winged reptiles called pterosaurs.<p>This week, all eyes are on Pyeongchang, South Korea, where some of humankind's most talented athletes are gathered to make Winter Olympics history. But 110 million years ago, a muddy lagoon about 170 …

The Arctic Is Full Of Toxic Mercury, And Climate Change Is Going To Release It

Permafrost, the Arctic's frozen soil, acts as a massive ice trap that keeps carbon stuck in the ground and out of the atmosphere - where, if released …

No glaciers, no water?

<b>Will people in the lowlands notice the difference?</b><p>Glaciers stabilise river levels in summer via high volumes of melted ice. Our calculations show …

China forced to tell Antarctica tourists: 'Don't' touch the penguins'

Last summer's news that a behemoth iceberg detached from one of Antarctica's largest floating ice shelves has sparked a sense of urgency among …

Scientific Research

Neandertaller Avlanma Tekniğinden Dolayı Resim Yapamamış Olabilir

Yeni bir araştırmaya göre, mızrak atıcılığı, Homo sapiens'e daha iyi bir el-göz koordinasyonu sağladı ve bu sayede daha akıllı beyinler verdi.Haberi …

Bulgaristan’da Bizans Dönemi Tavuskuşu Mozaiği Bulundu

Bulgaristan'da, Balkanlardaki en büyük erken Hıristiyanlık dönemi kilisesi olan Büyük Bazilika'da, Aziz Peter'i tasvir ettiğine inanılan bir Ortaçağ …

Why the idea that the English have a common Anglo-Saxon origin is a myth

The idea that there is a common Anglo-Saxon ancestry based on biology is gaining currency among some right-wing and religious groups in the UK and US.<p>…

Henry Viii

The Baptist War (1831-1832) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

Destruction of the Roehampton Estate, January 1832<p>Image Ownership: Public domain<p>The Baptist War, also known as the Christmas Rebellion, was an …

The Gask Ridge – Rome’s Frontier Forts

For full screen version – Please Click HereThe Gask Ridge is an early chain of frontier forts, watchtowers and fortifications built by the Romans in …

What Shakespeare’s English Sounded Like, and How We Know It

A common joke has Americans overawed by people with British accents. It’s funny because it’s partly true; Yanks can grant undue authority to people …

Science Says These are the Oldest 23 Words in the English Language

They've lasted over 15,000 years.<p>Not a lot of things last over a thousand years; even fewer last over 10,000.<p>Yet a British research team has put together a list of what they called "ultraconserved words," or words that have remained basically unchanged for a stunning 15,000 years.<p>The researchers …

Stitches in Time: A History of the Bayeux Tapestry

Little is known about the origins of the Bayeux Tapestry, or its journey from Norman propaganda to a world-famous tourist attraction. Yet those …

Ancient History

100 years on, the forgotten Indian princess who played a key role in the British suffrage movement

Sophia Duleep Singh grew up in exile in England as the goddaughter of Queen Victoria but that did not stop her quest to garner rights for women …

Buckingham Palace

Winter Olympics: Pyeongchang cold, Team GB, Russia and a united Korea

<b>The 23rd Winter Olympics begin in Pyeongchang on Friday and are set to be the coldest in history.</b><p>The build-up has seen relations thaw between North and South Korea, with the countries fielding a joint women's ice hockey team, while there has been controversy over the 169 Russian athletes set to …

Kimsenin okuyamadığı 600 yıllık kitabın sırrını yapay zeka çözdü

Yüz yıl önce keşfedilmesine karşın bir türlü çözülemeyen gizemli <b>Voynich</b> el yazmalarını incelemeye alan yapay zeka, araştırmacıların başaramadığını …

Facebook Is Teaching Machines To Make Small Talk

We’re all training machines all the time. Even when we’re shooting the shit.<p>One of these two speakers is a robot, and one is a human. Can you tell which is which?<p>[Dr. Jenson:] . . . I enjoy a nice steak. How about you?<br>[Miss Dawes:] Father always used to say that if we ever had the money you have . …

SpaceX'in tuhaf serüveni: Elon Musk spor arabayı uzaya nasıl yolladı?

ABD merkezli uzay aracı ve roket üreticisi SpaceX, kargosunda spor otomobil taşıyan dünyanın en güçlü roketi Falcon Heavy'i başarıyla uzaya fırlattı.<p>Siz bu yazıyı okurken Tesla Roadster araba, içindeki cansız mankenle, hoparlörden David Bowie'nin şarkısını çala çala Mars'ın yörüngesine doğru …