Samantha Henson

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Do your genes determine your entire life?

Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis were separated as one-month-olds, adopted by different families and reunited at age 39. When University of …

Genetics

This guy photoshops himself into celebrity photos and the results are hilarious

Share Email Comments<p>Patrick Thorendahl seems to have a lot of time on his hands, and that’s okay because we like what he does with that time.<p>Since …

Kellyanne Conway

Great Thing of the Day: Guy Falls Slowly, Miserably, Out of a Kayak

There are few things more terrifying than murky water that could be sheltering unknown equally terrifying creatures and gross terrifying muddy squishy lake bottoms. Apparently, kayaker Max agrees. His friend Sarah captured his reaction to falling out of a kayak, posting a video on her YouTube …

How Shark Week screws scientists

Discovery is alienating the very people who supply its content: scientists<p><i>This post was originally published last year. With this year's Shark Week programming beginning tonight, we thought this would be a good reminder of some of Discovery's more unpleasant tendencies.</i><p>Discovery’s Shark Week …

Mummification may have happened 'more than a millennium' earlier

An 11 year study reveals the Egyptians may have been mummifying bodies more than a millennium earlier than previously thought<p>Ancient Egyptians were mummifying their dead more than a millennium earlier than previously thought, scientists have found.<p>Traces of embalming agents were found in the linen …

Archaeology

'Harry Potter' Star Rupert Grint Gets Mistaken For Ed Sheeran, Goes Along For The Ride

"Harry Potter" star Rupert Grint says people often think he's singer Ed Sheeran, and he doesn't correct their mistake.<p>In an interview with BBC Match of the Day magazine, the 25-year-old actor admitted that fans confuse him for his fellow red-headed British star:<p>"People think I’m Ed Sheeran," he …

The best view of the Perseid meteor shower is from space

It's a great week for celestial gazing with both a supermoon and the year's best meteor shower lighting things up, but the best view is also from out of this world.<p>This week is a doozy for night sky watchers, with arguably the best meteor shower of the year in the Perseids (peaking tonight) and a …

Astronomy

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Hilarious Guy Proposes to Five Princesses During Visit to Disney World

On a recent vacation to Disney World, Blaine Gibson, from Austin-based production studio Rooster Teeth, was getting bored with all of the typical photos that he and his friend were taking along the way.<p>So, just for fun, Gibson went to Walmart and picked up a fake engagement ring. He took the ring …

Walt Disney Company

A Professor Created A Single Tree That Can Produce 40 Types Of Fruit

"The idea is that I could collapse a whole orchard and put it into one tree," he told Business Insider.<p>Each of the colors in the photo above represents a variety of flowering tree. Collectively, as one plant, they produce 40 different edible stone fruits (ones with pits, like peaches and plums). …