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This start-up makes a speaker that lets you listen to music privately — without headphones

The first time I tried Noveto’s “focused sound” speaker, the whole experience felt both exciting and a little bit bizarre.<p>The start-up has created a …

Headphones

Pig Who Ran For Hours To Save His Life Falls In Love With Man Who Helped Him

"He ran up to Alex as if they were old friends. I had tears in my eyes.”<p>All he could do was run for his life.<p>The 500-pound pig bolted down a busy …

Thanks to CERN, your next X-ray scan could be in full color

Previous Next<p>1 of 3<p>Your next X-ray could be a whole lot more colorful — and you’ve got Europe’s CERN physics lab and a New Zealand startup to thank …

Unusual 2,500-Year-Old Skull Found in Burial Cave in Sicily

PALERMO, SICILY—According to a <i>Live Science</i> report, archaeologists led by Roberto Miccichè of the University of Palermo were investigating an …

“Patara Pipes” Ancient High-Technology Hidden In Turkey? - Mysterious Times

We recently made a community post, pertaining to the remarkable, yet little known, or indeed studied discovery, made within the extremely ancient …

Archaeology

Ford is saying goodbye to cars and hello to batteries

Ford made waves recently when it announced it would stop producing cars (except for the iconic Mustang) -- in favor of SUVs, trucks and other large vehicles -- for the United States. It wasn't a big surprise and if anything it was expected since SUV and truck sales are growing while car sales …

Electric Vehicles

Giant dinosaur bones get archeologists rethinking Triassic period

Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a …

Three Bosnian Pyramids are 30,000 Years Old

The three Bosnian pyramids have always been a fiery topic of discussion. The Pyramid of the Sun, as the largest among them all, is even 60% taller …

Chernobyl's Radioactive 'Wildlife Preserve' Spawns Growing Wolf Population

Gray wolves from the radioactive forbidden zone around the nuclear disaster site of Chernobyl are now roaming out into the rest of the world, raising …

Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie Set a Date For Their Wedding

It's SO SOON.<p>It looks like Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie will be having a ~summer wedding~. According to the BBC, Jon Snow and Ygritte have set their wedding date for June 23.<p>The BBC reports that Leslie's father, Seb Leslie, owns a castle in his West Garioch constituency. Because, if you recall, …

An Affable Bull Terrier Becomes Fast Friends With a Newborn Fawn Who Wandered Into Her Backyard

A beautiful bull terrier named Frankie discovered that she had a tiny visitor who wandered into her human’s backyard. Frankie affably greeted the …

How Giant Dinosaurs Sat on Their Eggs Without Crushing Them

Fossil nests from oviraptorosaurs show the special strategy these birdlike dinosaurs used to keep their young safe.<p>Imagine a hummingbird sitting on a tiny nest filled with even teenier eggs. Adorable, right? Now picture a dinosaur the size of a fully grown hippopotamus settling onto its eggs—sounds …

Palaeontologist Steve Brusatte: we owe Jurassic Park a debt of gratitude

So many colleagues of my generation will tell you point-blank that Jurassic Park made them want to be a scientist<p>There are a few precautions to bear in mind when approaching a palaeontologist. The first, and perhaps most crucial, is don’t mention Ross from <i>Friends</i>. It’s not funny and it’s not clever …

Dinosaurs

Ancient Flying Predator Found in Transylvania

Move over, Dracula: A new flying reptile fossil adds to the unusual population of large pterosaurs that once stalked Romania.<p>A fossil jaw from Romania is the largest pterosaur bone of its kind ever discovered, hinting that a giant species with a 29-foot wingspan once cast its shadow over what is …

IRELAND: ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER REMAINS OF NEW HUMANOID SPECIES

<b>A team of archaeologists affiliated with the University College Dublin, have unearthed three skeletons from a previously unknown humanoid species of</b> …

In Cities, Wildlife Evolves Astonishingly Fast

Animals, plants, and insects adapt to the extreme urban environment—and even to specific subway lines.<p>Most naturalists turn up their noses at cities, regarding them as anti-nature—sterile wastelands of concrete and steel. But evolutionary biologist Menno Schilthuizen, author of <i>Darwin Comes to Town</i>, …

These Are the Dinosaurs That Didn't Die

MagazineYear of the Bird<p>More than 10,000 species still roam the Earth. We call them birds.<p>This story appears in the <i>May 2018</i> issue of National Geographic magazine.<p>Nestled among white-sand beaches and brightly colored resorts, the mangrove swamps along Mexico’s Yucatán coast are a paradise for birds …

Meet the chevrotain, the small and secretive mouse deer

The mouse deer. Or the pig deer. Or the little goat. Whatever you call the chevrotain, this is a truly distinct (and tiny!) ungulate. With a round, …

Wildlife

Horses can read human emotions, study finds

Horses can read human facial expressions and remember a person’s mood, a study has shown.<p>The animals respond more positively to people they have …

Scratches on dinosaur teeth reveal their fierce, efficient eating habits

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>Long ago, carnivorous dinosaurs grew little serrations on the back of their teeth called denticles, all the better to eat prey with. As the dinosaurs bit down, their food scraped into the denticles.<p>From these tiny abrasions — the microwear — and the shape of dino dentition, …

Dinosaurs

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Recipes

Archaeologists on ancient horse find in Nile River Valley

An ancient horse burial at Tombos along the Nile River Valley shows that a member of the horse family thousands of years ago was more important to …

New Species of ‘Exploding Ant’ Discovered in Borneo

When confronted by an enemy, Southeast Asian “exploding ants” do exactly what their name implies: they explode. Ignored for decades, researchers have …

Ants

Blizzard gives 16-year-old 'Warcraft III' a widescreen makeover

When Blizzard launched a public test realm for <i>Warcraft III</i> last year, it became pretty clear that the developer still has plans for the 16-year-old game. Now, Blizzard has rolled out what could be the biggest <i>Warcraft III</i> update in years -- and it's also the last version to support Windows XP. The …

Widescreen

Researchers suggest ancient preserved circulatory and nervous systems in China are actually biofilms

A small team of researchers from Germany and China has found evidence that suggests ancient preserved circulatory and nervous systems found in …

New Luxury Hotel Will Be 200 Miles Up and $792,000 a Night

Aboard the International Space Station, an astronaut’s life is typically work, exercise, rest, repeat. But what if your chance of having the right …

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ series: Everything we know so far

Orcs, trolls, and wargs beware! Amazon Studios is bringing audiences back to the lands of Middle-earth with a new prequel series set before the …

Massive Ancient Drawings Found in Peruvian Desert

Armed with satellites and drones, archaeologists discover new Nasca lines and dozens of other enigmatic geoglyphs carved into the earth.<p>Etched into the high desert of southern Peru more than a millennium ago, the enigmatic Nasca lines continue to capture our imagination. More than a thousand of …

Seals are new allies in climate change monitoring

Norwegian Ecologists have recruited seals as a new ally for monitoring the effects of climate change.<p>The team on Bouvet Island in the antarctic have equipped 15 elephant seals and 20 fur seals with satellite transmitters to send back data.<p>"Well the tags that they wear for us will provide us with …