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25 animals that scientists want to bring back from extinction

Advances in science, specifically biotechnology, could enable scientists to bring some of these animals "back" from extinction, and there are a few already on the list.<p>Generally, it helps if there is a species still alive today that is genetically similar to the extinct animal, like elephants for …

Habitats

This Video Shows Exactly How The Lush Unicorn Horn Bubble Bar Is Made — & It's Good

Anyone who still believes that Disneyland is the happiest place on earth has apparently never been to a Lush store. Or, for that matter, a Lush …

Beauty

'Chinese Dragons' Overtake U.S. in Financial Tech Investment

China has unseated North America as the global investment leader in financial technology, or “fintech,” according to Citigroup’s (c) latest report on …

Venture Capital

32 Unicorn Products That Will Make You Feel So Freaking Majestic

Oh unicorns, you magical, fierce creatures. What is it about the mythological animals that make us feel like powerful glitter-infused women? They're …

Beauty

Trapped pug puppy rescued from pipe after two hours

A 1-month-old puppy in Brazil got stuck in an underground water pipe, and remained there for two hours. Fortunately, workers were able to rescue the …

Cute Animals

Here's What Would Happen If a Giant Asteroid Struck the Ocean

Seventy percent of Earth’s surface is covered by water, meaning if we were unfortunate enough to be struck by an enormous asteroid, it’d probably …

Astronomy

New spider species resembles Harry Potter 'Sorting Hat'

<b>A spider bearing an "uncanny" resemblance to the sorting hat in the Harry Potter series has been discovered by scientists in India.</b><p>The Eriovixia gryffindori, measuring just 7mm in length, closely resembles the magical artefact in the series.<p>The spider takes its name from Godric Gryffindor, the …

Harry Potter

A Digital Exploration Of Nature’s Beautiful, Melancholy Sounds

The Great Animal Orchestra is the second best thing to marching into a National Forest with a blindfold on.<p>When we think of the slow death of the natural world, we usually think of it in purely visual terms: polar bears starving to death in Arctic springtime and rainforests on fire. But if you want …

Nature

The World's Oldest Water Is Even More Ancient Than We Realised

A hidden reservoir deep underground.<p>Scientists have discovered the world's oldest known water in an ancient pool in Canada that's at least 2 billion …

Geology

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This Never Before Seen Spider Looks Like a Leaf

Scientists stumbled upon the potentially new species in a Chinese rain forest.<p>For Matjaz Kuntner, it was just another evening trek through southwestern China's Yunnan rain forest—until his headlamp illuminated a strand of spider silk.<p>That's not so surprising on its own. But what attracted the …

AI isn't coming for our jobs, it's coming for our planet and will one day 'colonise the galaxy'

Jürgen Schmidhuber is painting an image of the future of our Universe. And it’s plain to see, we are neither a real part of it, nor is it our …

Artificial Intelligence

How much Arctic sea ice are you melting? Scientists have an answer

Climate change may sometimes seem so big and abstract that it can be difficult to grasp the scope of the problem. But now, scientists have found a way to bring the numbers down to Earth: For every metric ton of carbon dioxide released into the air, three square meters of Arctic sea ice disappear. …

Colorado man convicted of felony after fatally shooting bear cubs | Adventure Sports Network

Bear cubs were rummaging through trash before they were fatally shot. Photo (generic): Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service<p>A Colorado man …

Bear Cubs

14 SUPER CUTE Reindeer Crafts for the Kids to Make this Christmas!

Failed to connect to managewp.org port 443: Connection refusedFailed to connect to managewp.org port 443: Connection refused<p>Christmas wouldn’t be …

Watch: Boston Dynamics are being jerks to robots, for science

If you’ve ever wondered about the event that would make robots rise up and begin to fight back against their human oppressors, it probably looks a lot like the tests Boston Dynamics puts its Atlas robot through.<p>While it may look like pure jerk-ery, researchers are putting their humanoid robot …

Robotics

Creating A Noah’s Ark Of 3D-Printed Animals, Before They Disappear

If you never make it to South America to witness a rare frog (or if it goes extinct), the Digital Life project wants to make sure you can still see what one looks like in person.<p>If you’ve never seen a horned frog, a near-threatened species from South America, a new digital library will let you zoom …

Zoology

Deep Space Travel Could Damage Astronauts’ Brains

Rodents suffer from cognitive problems months after encountering space-like radiation<p>On a mission to Mars, future astronauts will have to leave the protection of Earth’s magnetic field. As they head into deep space, high-energy galactic cosmic rays will pass through the hull of their ship and into …

Neuroscience