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First Asteroid-Like Object Discovered With Rings

The most hip-hop of the small orbiters<p>Meet (10199) Chariklo. It's an asteroid-like object that's a little more than 90 miles in diameter. It orbits the sun between Jupiter and Neptune. And like its giant gas neighbors, it has rings. Asteroids have rings, too! (Go and brush your shoulders off.)<p>This …

Astronomy

Dwarf planet discovery hints at a hidden Super Earth in solar system

Astronomers have increased the size of the observable solar system after spotting a 450-km wide object orbiting the sun.<p>The lump of ice and rock circles the sun at a greater distance than any known object, and never gets closer than 12bn kilometres – 80 times the distance from Earth to the sun.<p>If …

Beaked whale sets new mammalian dive record

The southern elephant seal is famous for its diving talents, for many years recognised as the marine mammal with the deepest and longest dive on record. But researchers in the US have identified a new champ: Cuvier’s beaked whale.<p>Cuvier’s beaked whale was always a contender, but its diving habits …

Woman Has Her Skull Replaced With A 3-D-Printed Plastic One

The most significant skull prosthetic to date<p>A woman with a rare bone disorder has had much of the top of her skull replaced with a 3-D printed plastic piece, <i>Wired U.K.</i> reports. Three months later, she's symptom-free and back to work.<p>The woman's condition made her skull increase in thickness, …

New Skull Reveals A Simpler Family Tree — NOVA Next | PBS

It took just one skull, but it allowed anthropologists to drastically simplify our evolutionary family tree. The 1.8-million-year-old specimen was …

Masters of Disguise—Amazing Insect Camouflage

To avoid becoming prey, insects use mimicry to blend into their surroundings.<p><b>When it comes to biology, mimicry is everywhere. Lions use camouflage to blend in with the savanna. Frogs use mimicry to match their green environment. Most famously, chameleons will even change color to blend in with</b> …

A Photographic Exploration Of The Oldest Living Things In The World

For nearly a decade, photographer Rachel Sussman has been traveling the globe in search of the world's oldest living things. From the Mojave Desert to the Australian Outback to Greenland's icy expanses, she captures portraits of life forms so relentless they've managed to survive eons of planetary …

What can you see in the wick!? - Spirit Keeping & Paranormal Collecting Forum

Aeryn<p>venerated member<p><b>Posts:</b> 4695<p><b>Joined:</b> Tue May 10, 2011 12:43 am<p><b>You are...:</b> in the learning process<p><b>Male/Female:</b> Male<p><b>Number of Spirits:</b> 50<p><b>Spelled</b> …

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