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Oklahoma girl’s rare syndrome prevents her from aging

Layla Qualls looks like a happy, 9- to 10-month-old baby— but she’s actually three years old. The Oklahoma girl was diagnosed with Syndrome X, which means she will never age.<p>Researchers from the University of California Los Angeles studied Layla as one of seven children found worldwide with …

Los Angeles
Football (U.S.)

Hippo poop feeds fish in Africa - Futurity

Hippos can eat 100 pounds of grass at night. During the day, they relax in the water, digesting and pooping—and feeding fish who feast on the dung.

Photographs That Capture The Secret Adventures Of ‘Star Wars’ Figurines

<b>Photographer</b> Carlos Sisi takes pictures of his <i>Star Wars</i> figurines in a wide variety of settings.<p><b>The atmosphere</b> in these photographs really fires up …

Magical Photos of People Playing with the Moon in a Myriad of Ways

French photographer Laurent Laveder has an enchanting series where he interacts with the moon. Entitled <i>Moon Games</i>, the collection features creative …

Astronomy

Megamouth Shark Captured Off The Coast Of Japan Is One Of Only Several Dozen Spotted (VIDEO)

There was something large and extremely rare lurking in the waters off the coast of Japan -- until the deep sea creature was pulled from a fishing trap last month.<p>The megamouth shark was put on display at the Marine Science Museum in Shizuoka City, where crowds were able to see it undergo a public …

Giant Anemone Eats Seabird

I will never again underestimate sea anemones.<p>Giant green sea anemones can be found under the waves on rocky coasts from Alaska to Panama, shimmering a quite brilliant and unlikely green. They eat small fish, mussels, crabs, and sea urchins. They are basically immobile, and stick to small food …

Rare Goblin Shark Caught In Florida Hasn't Been Seen In More Than A Decade

On Wednesday, a Florida fisherman accidentally pulled up an 18-foot Goblin shark while he was going for shrimp, NOAA Fisheries Service reported.<p>This is only the second-ever goblin shark to be spotted in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the agency. The first goblin shark sighting in this area was …

Nature

Giant Chinese 3D printer builds 10 houses in just 1 day (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A private company located in eastern China has printed ten full-size houses using a huge 3D printer in the space of a day. The process utilizes …

Hayao Miyazaki's 'Spirited Away' Sets Built in Minecraft

This is a video tour of animator Alan Becker's recreation of the world of Hayao Miyazaki's 'Spirited Away' entirely in Minecraft. Currently he has …

An Entirely New Way To Play Pokémon

Pokémon, in first person, played with an Oculus Rift plus a 'virtual reality treadmill' called the Virtuix Omni—which allows you to walk around …

Pokémon

Skills: Beautiful Pokemon Gold And Silver Posters

These are the stylized Pokemon Gold and Silver posters designed by artist Marinko Milosevski (of these Pokemon Blue and Red posters and all of these …

Google Maps: Pokémon Challenge

Google recently launched a new add-on for the Google Maps platform dubbed Pokémon Challenge.<p>Google recently launched a new add-on for the Google Maps platform dubbed Pokémon Challenge. Integrating the best-selling game’s universe with the existing Maps app, users can activate the ability to view, …

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet that may sustain life

It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of Earth that could be habitable.<p>Designated Kepler-186f, the planet is 490 light-years away. But in the search for worlds similar to ours, nothing has come closer.<p>"This is the first definitive …