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Global warming is waking up life forms thousands of years old

While poll-obsessed politicians recklessly waste time debating the existence of climate change (or more accurately, global warming), the facts are …

21 Women On Helpful Dating Advice They Wish They Had Gotten In College

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1DPAIue<p><b>1.</b> If sharing the same religious values are a deal breaker, don’t lead the person on for a …

Trail of Tools Reveals Modern Humans' Path Out of Africa

Early Homo sapiens lingered in a lush Arabia before encountering Neanderthals in the Levant.<p>Where did our species come from, and how did we get from there to everywhere?<p>Genetic studies have supplied a convincing answer to the first question: Our modern human ancestors evolved in Africa, then swept …

Environment News - ABC News

Items made of elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn are regularly, and legally, sold in Australia, but the Government is considering a change to the …

The 5 London Fashion Week Beauty Trends You Can Actually Wear In Real Life

The Fall 2015 fashion shows continue to give us a whole new set of beauty trends to try. First, <b>New York Fashion Week</b> gave us upside down eyeliner and …

7 Things That Show That Evolution Is An Actual Fact

If you're tired of arguing with people who don't understand evolution, here's the ammunition you need.<p>"The fossil record is incomplete! Where are the missing links?" ask creationists. Yes, the fossil record is "incomplete". The only way it could be "complete" would be if literally every single …

11 Ways to Heal From Emotional Stress

If you have lived on this planet for a while, you have probably dealt with a fair share of emotionally trying experiences. In modern society, we all …

Positive Thinking

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

Scientists abandon highly publicized claim about cosmic discovery; new results cast doubt

Scientists who made headlines last March by announcing that they'd found long-sought evidence about the early universe are now abandoning that claim.<p>New data show that their cosmic observations no longer back up that conclusion, they say.<p>The original announcement caused a sensation because it …

Is Everything Actually Shrinking?

<i>Whoa, here’s something to think about. Maybe the Universe isn’t expanding at all. Maybe everything is actually just shrinking, so it looks like it’s</i> …

Fighting the Caribbean's lionfish invasion

At first it seemed like just another reef dive as I finned past spherical brain corals 6ft in diameter, above great drifts of staghorn coral resembling amber antlers, and in between purple barrel sponges obscured by clouds of red squirrelfish. In the Soufrière Marine Management Area off the …

Free Things to Do in Rome

Rome may be a city of high fashion and expensive tastes, but its rich history and art offer plenty of cultural sites that won't cost you a dime, including churches and most monuments. You don't have to look far for free activities in the Eternal City.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>Built between A.D. 118 and 125 as a …

Black holes do not exist where space and time do not exist, says new theory

(Phys.org) —The quintessential feature of a black hole is its "point of no return," or what is more technically called its event horizon. When …

Hubble spies a loopy galaxy

This Hubble Space Telescope photograph of an oddball arc of stars in galaxy NGC 7714 tells of a 100-million-year-old close encounter.

Ancient human fossil from Taiwan could be new primitive species

1/28/2015 03:30:00 PM<p>An ancient human fossil discovered from the seafloor near Taiwan reveals that a primitive group of humans, potentially an …

What Does Space Sound Like?

“Space, the final frontier,” announces James T. Kirk at the start of the first Star Trek episode. As the spaceship Enterprise flies past the screen, …

Star Trek

These Mind-Blowing New Images From NASA Reveal The Invisible Universe

The mind-blowing images below show us wispy remnants of stars that exploded long ago and distant galaxies with energetic supermassive black holes at their centers.<p>What makes this set so interesting is that some of these distant cosmological marvels are invisible to the human eye. In order to create …

Universe

Mars Moon Double-Take: What Would Martian Skywatchers See?

If you could look up at the night sky from the surface of Mars, what would you see?<p>First, there would be some slight differences in the stars' paths. …

Maybe Ancient Aliens Are Out There After All

The concept of alien life visiting Earth, particularly in ancient times to plant the seeds of knowledge amidst early human minds, has gone through a …

Bones From Era of Alexander the Great Raise More Questions Than Answers

Analysis of human remains may take years to sort out who was buried in massive Greek tomb.<p>Media reports and the blogosphere are fueling speculation that the remains of a woman found in a massive tomb in northern Greece may belong to Alexander the Great’s mother, Olympias, who was executed when she …

Archaeology

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Australian fish moving south as climate changes, say researchers

Australian scientists have assessed how 35 common fish species are coping with climate change, finding that most have to deal with new conditions and many are moving towards polar waters to find suitable habitats.<p>Research led by the University of Tasmania’s institute for marine and Antarctic …

Blast from the past: Ancient skull suggests Neanderthals and Homo sapiens interbred

A partial skull unearthed in the Manot Cave in Israel's West Galilee has given paleontologists the first key evidence that modern humans co-inhabited …

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

Planets