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The Mystery of the Missing Black Holes

In the census of black holes, there are basically two populations: The big, supermassive bruisers that churn away in the hearts of large galaxies, and the smaller, comparatively runty black holes that form when massive stars collapse and die.<p>But what about the medium-size black holes – the …

Baby Baboon’s Frightening Encounter with Lions Ends with a Heroic Twist

Wildlife<p><b>This is one of the most remarkable wildlife interactions that I have come across in my time. The photographs are amazing, but it’s the touching behaviour of the animals involved that makes this story so unique.</b><p>Photographer Evan Schiller and Lisa Holzwarth were on an safari in the northern …

New Golden Age for Pterosaurs, Flying Reptiles of the Dinosaur Era

A museum exhibit highlights new knowledge about the strange, magnificent reptiles.<p>Pterosaurs were the most magnificent fliers of all time. With wings of skin stretched over bone, they soared over the heads of dinosaurs below.<p><b>Their ranks included fuzzy little flappers the size of a bat and enormous</b> …

When Insanity Becomes Normal - Venezuela

Viewing Guide: Watch Moon Turn Red During Total Lunar Eclipse

Here's how to watch next week's rare total eclipse of the moon.<p>The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years will grace the skies on Monday, and it's all the more rare because it will be visible above the entire Western Hemisphere.<p>During the overnight hours of April 14-15, skygazers there …

The brain's need for justice is based in reason, not emotion - Futurity

People who care about justice are swayed more by reason than emotion, according to new research based on brain scans.

Belgium Crushes its Elephant Ivory As Europe Takes Harder Look at Wildlife Trafficking

Belgium is the second European nation, after France, to pulverize its ivory stockpile.<p>Belgium joined the U.S., France, Gabon, Chad, China, Zambia, and the Philippines on Wednesday morning, when it became the latest nation to destroy its ivory stockpile.<p>One and a half tons of ivory were pulverized …

Your reality is actually 15 seconds long

The present moment, as you are experiencing it this very instant, is directly influenced by the previous 15 seconds of your life, reports <i>Quartz</i>. Researchers from MIT and the University of California, Berkeley, have dubbed this phenomenon the "continuity field," and according to a study they …