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Monkey, dolphin among hundreds of new species found in Amazon

An orange-tailed monkey, a pink dolphin and a stingray with a honeycomb pattern on its back were among 381 animals and plants from the Amazon …

Zoology

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Haunting Images of Clouds on Mars

Last month, NASA’s Curiosity rover captured some of the most remarkable images of Martian clouds we’ve ever seen. Now rare, these Earth-like cirrus …

Newly discovered gut microbe could treat diseases beyond the stomach, such as MS

We tend to think of bacteria as bad news, but some types found in our stomaches can bring great health benefits, such as those that feed on dark …

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Why the Curiosity Rover Stopped Singing 'Happy Birthday' to Itself

The answer, a NASA engineer warned, “will sound rather cold and unfeeling.”<p>When the Curiosity rover studies soil on Mars, it does it with a little shimmy. Its robotic arm collects a pinch of soil and drops it into the sample-analysis unit in the robot’s belly. The unit vibrates at different …

Space Travel

I Was Addicted to Bread; Here's What Happened When I Stopped Eating It For 1 Month

I honestly didn't know I was addicted to bread. Not until I did a two-week fruit and veggie detox, where I ate nothing but fruits, veggies, beans, …

Meet Patagotitan, the Biggest Dinosaur Ever Found

It weighed 69 tons.<p>In 2013, an old Argentinian shepherd named Aureliano Hernandez found a fossilized bone protruding from a rock at the farm where he worked. The remains of giant dinosaurs festoon Argentina’s landscape, and knowing the strict rules that govern such fossils, the farm’s owners—the …

Paleontology

Switzerland opens world’s longest suspension foot bridge near Matterhorn | The Star

A Swiss tourism official said Wednesday the 494-meter bridge can cut hiking time on the Europaweg trail by at least 3 hours between the southwestern …

Paragliding

2017 August 3 - Pelican Nebula Close Up

<b>Pelican Nebula Close-up</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Sara Wager<p><b>Explanation:</b> The prominent ridge of emission featured in this vivid skyscape is designated …

Euthanasia used for 4.5 percent of deaths in the Netherlands

LONDON (AP) — Euthanasia has become "common practice" in the Netherlands, accounting for 4.5 percent of deaths, according to researchers who say …

Earth Overshoot Day: From this day on we're using an unsustainable amount of the Earth's resources

Today marks Earth Overshoot Day - the day by which the human race will have used more of Earth's natural resources than the planet can renew in the whole year.<p>Put simply, we use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate and this puts the Earth on an unsustainable …

Carbon Emissions

6 no-bloat breakfast recipes full of gut-boosting benefits

You’ve got your day all planned out: morning yoga, major work meeting, followed by a dance party with friends. But then your breakfast lands in your …

Wellness

These Cauliflower Recipes Taste Nothing Like Your Sad Diet Food

Shake it up.<p>Within the past couple of years, cauliflower has gained some culinary appeal. People love it for its healthy qualities and its ability to be extremely versatile in the kitchen ― this cruciferous vegetable can easily be made into a healthy pizza crust alternative, or even a carb-free …