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Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

It’s the closest we've come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab<p>Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and …

General Hospital

Hunter Lawrence Captures His Adorable Dog Aspen Enjoying an Epic Journey through America

405 Shares<p>Comments<p>You love to travel, but you don’t have anyone who is willing to travel with you. What do you do then? Well, you bring your dog with …

Ever wondered about animal dads?

Most animals hatch from eggs and never meet their parents. In species for whom childrearing takes place, moms do the lion’s share of the work. But a number of animal dads step up to the plate when it comes to raising their young.<p>Emperor penguins are the best-known “gold medal” dads in the animal …

Eggs

How a group of Yale students pulled off one of the greatest college pranks of all time

Mike Kai and David Aulicino were seniors at Yale in 2004 when they, along with 20 friends, dressed as the fictional Harvard Pep Squad, boldly entered Harvard's football stadium, and convinced close to 2,000 unsuspecting Crimson fans to help spell out two words: "WE SUCK."<p>The prank — brilliant in …

The Most Shared Ads of 2015: Cute Animals and Do-Good Messaging Dominate the Top 20

As 2015 nears its conclusion, Google Android's "Friends Furever" commercial is the most shared ad of the year so far, according to a ranking by video …

Ocelot Kittens Spotted at Greenville Zoo

The Greenville Zoo, in South Carolina, celebrated the birth of two female Ocelot kittens on August 15th. The kittens are the first offspring for …

Wildlife

Pit Bull's Adorable Shelter Video Earns Him A Ruff Over His Head

Lucky for you, shelters are full of other undiscovered gems just waiting to be adopted!<p>Last spring, Earl the pit bull came into an animal shelter as a stray. The brown and white doggie instantly ingratiated himself to volunteers and staff, pushing himself up against their hands, sticking his head …

Cute

NASA Just Discovered an Asteroid Will Fly Annoyingly Close to Earth on Halloween

It’s expected to be the closest flyby by a large object until August 2027.<p>A 320-meter asteroid will pass by Earth on Halloween, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has announced. The asteroid, called 2015 TB145, doesn't represent a threat to the planet. The news wouldn't be terribly scary save for one …

Astronomers Are Excited About a Strange Flickering Star in Our Galaxy

Back in 2010, Zooniverse, the world's largest citizen science research platform, launched Planet Hunters at Yale University. The group of citizen …

15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

A Huge Gash Just Appeared On the Sun

A rather massive coronal hole was recently spotted on the Sun by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The region—the size of 50 Earths—is spewing …

Target stores attacked by pornographic pranksters

<b>Gina Young was shopping at US superstore Target on Thursday morning - when she and the other shoppers suddenly heard a surprising announcement over the loudspeaker.</b><p>Explicit audio from a pornographic film was blasted out for all to hear. And it kept playing. And playing. For 15 minutes.<p>Young, who …

The 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition: The winning pictures - Telegraph

Ornithology

A typical week of school lunch for kids in Paris vs. New York

Popular opinion would have it that French kids are superior to American ones in many ways. I don’t buy it.<p>But there’s no disputing the fact France has a dramatically lower obesity rate than the United States, which they seem to accomplish by feeding their children Boeuf bourguignon and brie with a …

Food

“NASA has to be extraordinarily careful”: What happens now that we know there’s water on Mars

Salon speaks to astronomer Derrick Pitts about the big discovery and what it means<p>On Monday, NASA announced evidence of water on Mars – not water in the distant past, but in the contemporary life of the red planet. “Right now, 140 million miles away, somewhere on the frigid surface of Mars, there …

Ted Cruz Embarrasses Sierra Club President In Global Warming Hearings

Sen. Ted Cruz embarrassed Sierra Club President Aaron Mair during Senate hearings Tuesday, as Mair was repeatedly unable to answer straightforward questions about global warming. Under cool, calm, respectful questioning from Cruz, Mair was repeatedly flustered and created long, embarrassing periods …

Global Warming

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Mistaken identity: Identical twins tell of the best pranks they have played

From pretending to be telepathic, to switching places at school, to standing in for each other at job interviews, twins talk about how they've played tricks on people<p>If you were an identical twin, would you play pranks on people by pretending to be your sibling? It's a common theme in film and a …

Job Interviews

What elephants can teach scientists about fighting cancer in humans

You've heard that elephants never forget, but did you know they almost never get<p>cancereither?<p>It turns out just 4.8% of known elephant deaths are related to cancer. For humans, cancer-related deaths are between 11% and 25%, scientists say.<p>The low cancer rate among elephants is particularly …

Cancer

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: even more of the best entries so far

Wildlife

Astronomers have a new way to measure planets' potential for life, and Earth isn't at the top of the list

Those worlds both score higher than our own planet on the index: 0.955 for KOI 3456.02 and 0.836 for Kepler-442b, compared with 0.829 for Earth and 0.422 for Mars.<p>The point of the exercise is to help scientists prioritize future targets for close-ups from NASA's yet-to-be-launched James Webb Space …

When and Where to Watch This Weekend's Total Lunar Eclipse

Late on Sunday evening, September 27, the Earth will slide precisely between the sun and the moon, throwing the satellite into a rusty red shadow. …

10 Viral Facebook Posts That Will Kill Boredom Instantly

A little bit of surrealism, a dash of photoshop magic, a look at how generations are changing, some blasts from the past and some political street …

Light Painting

Diego Costa betrayed football for Chelsea against Arsenal and provoked FA into action

Dark arts employed by the Chelsea striker left a bad taste in the mouth and have resulted in a violent conduct charge<p>What is the abiding memory of Chelsea’s 2-0 victory at home to Arsenal? It is not how vital this result is to the champions or how important it is to Jose Mourinho’s prospects of …

Soccer

Hilarious Mother to College-Bound Son: CALL ME!

Let no one ever accuse Ann Pinto McCarney of being passive aggressive.<p>Only of being hilarious.<p>This 46-year old mother has gone viral because she …

David Beckham's oldest son no longer wants to play soccer, and the reason why broke his dad's heart

The 16-year-old was recently a prospect at Arsenal's youth academy along with two of his younger brothers.<p>But Brooklyn was not offered a scholarship to remain with the academy this season, with the Daily Mail saying that Arsenal youth coaches felt other players at his position (right midfield) "are …

Adorable Tiny Week-Old Puppy Rescued From Plastic Bag in Trash Bin in Florida

A tiny puppy -- only a week old -- was recently rescued from a trash bin by police and animal safety officers in Tampa, Florida.<p>Someone heard the …

New species of deadly 'sit-and-wait' snake discovered in Australia

Scientists discover a new species of death adder in a remote region of Australia, which has most of the world's deadliest snakes<p>Scientists have discovered a new species of deadly snake in Australia – the Kimberley death adder – adding to the nation’s world-beating list of venomous snakes.<p>The …

Zoology

Why dogs are a camper's best friend

Getting out into the countryside and letting your dog bound about freely (provided no sheep are nearby) is one of the best things about owning one.<p>You only need to look at the Instagram feed Camping with Dogs - packed with images of canines wrapped snugly in blankets, peering forlornly through tent …