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New 'exploding ant' species puts on a gory, goo-filled show

Nature has invented some wonky defense mechanisms, but ants that explode raise the concept to a new level of horror. A type of tree-dwelling ant found in Borneo has a class of workers that sacrifice themselves to protect their colonies. An international team of researchers has now discovered a new …

Insects

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Captured by Juno in Stunning NASA Photos

The latest photos from NASA’s Juno orbiter are getting up close and personal with Jupiter. Known as Perijove 12 – because it’s this mission’s 12th …

Nasa spacecraft reveals Jupiter's interior in unprecedented detail

Jupiter’s interior has been revealed in unprecedented detail in observations by Nasa’s Juno spacecraft that show it to be as strange and turbulent as the planet’s surface.<p>Despite extensive studies of Jupiter’s surface, including its distinctive dark and light bands and “great red spot”, little had …

Astronomy

Five lost cities of the world

Angamuco, Mexico<p>Last week laser scanning revealed the true scale of the ancient city of Angamuco in western Mexico. The city, built around AD900, is thought to have had 100,000 residents and included pyramids, road systems, vegetable gardens and ball courts. It was a major centre for the Purépecha …

Vegetable Gardens

A Series of Hidden Tombs Were Just Found in Egypt, And Archaeologists Are Excited

There are treasures untouched for at least 2,000 years.<p>Archaeologists in Egypt have made the exciting discovery of a previously unknown necropolis, …

Google launched its own job search engine – here's how it works

Google launched its own job search engine — here’s how it works<p>Looking for a job?<p>Just Google it.<p>The tech giant recently launched its own job search …

The secret to creativity – according to science

Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein’s theories about spacetime, you’ll probably agree that …

Have NASA scientists discovered GOD 17,000 light years away?

A TERRIFYING image captured by specialist NASA telescopes aimed at a galaxy 17,000 light years away has sparked online speculation the Creator of …

Scientists Observe Bizarre 'Double Whirlpools' in The Ocean For The First Time

Nobody has ever seen this before.<p>For the first time, scientists have recorded a bizarre phenomenon in fluid dynamics, which up until now had only …

People can’t work out if this stray animal is a dog or a bear

Is it a dog? Is it a bear? Nobody knows.<p>In fact, this picture of the animal in Russia has even got experts scratching their heads.<p>The odd looking …

These Closeup Photos of Jupiter Look Like Works of Art

NASA’s Juno space probe has been orbiting Jupiter and dazzling us with photos of the giant gas planet for over a year now. In recent days, Juno has …

Dinosaur-Looking Animal Found With Flesh On Its Bones In India, And Scientists Are Puzzled

The corpse of an unidentified animal that looks eerily similar to a dinosaur has been found in Jaspur, a city in Uttarakhand, India. According to the</i> …

University of California

Mysterious dinosaur-like creature discovered with flesh still on its bones leaves scientists baffled

The discovery of a mysterious creature resembling a dinosaur with flesh still on its bones has left scientists baffled.<p>The partially-preserved corpse …

Dinosaurs

'Oumuamua: Interstellar Asteroid Investigated for Alien Communication and First Results Are In

Earlier this week, a team of astronomers announced that they would be using radio telescopes to study 'Oumuamua, currently considered the first known …

'Selfitis’ - the obsessive need to post selfies - is a genuine mental disorder, say psychologists

‘Selfitis’ is a genuine mental condition and people who feel compelled to continually post pictures of themselves on social media may need help, psychologists have warned.<p>The term was first coined in 2014 to describe obsessive selfie-taking in a spoof news story which suggested the American …

Is this mysterious space rock actually an alien spaceship?

The ‘Oumuamua’ asteroid has some wondering...<p>It’s in the news because people want to know if it’s a rock or a rocket.<p>The “it” in question is a weirdly oblong asteroid that goes by the barely pronounceable moniker Oumuamua. It was first seen about a month ago by Pan-STARRS, a collection of …

Astronomy

Potentially hazardous three-mile-wide asteroid 3200 Phaethon to skim Earth TODAY in closest pass since 1974

A massive asteroid is set to skim the Earth on Saturday, December 16 - just over a week before Christmas.<p>With a diameter of about 3 miles, the …

Ask Ethan: Why Don't Comets Orbit The Same Way Planets Do?

When you look at how the planets orbit in our Solar System, the correct answer was given hundreds of years ago: first by Kepler, whose laws of motion described it, and then by Newton, whose law of universal gravitation allowed it to be derived. But comets, both the ones originating from our Solar …

Why Does Gravity Travel at the Speed of Light?

The dead cores of two stars collided 130 million years ago in a galaxy somewhat far away. The collision was so extreme that it caused a wrinkle in …

Physics

Exoplanet could be 'super-Earth,' Canadian astronomers say

Canadian astronomers have not only discovered that a world orbiting a star 111 light years away could be a "super-Earth," they've also discovered a …

These Amazing Photos Show Little-Known Facts of World War II

<i>Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons</i>At one point or another, we all learned about World War II.But it's an event that's so detailed and widely spread …

World History

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What are the options for natural hair regrowth?

When it comes to preventing hair loss or improving the hair that someone already has, there are plenty of natural methods that help.<p>There are a …

Bizarre sight of 'UFO' disappearing into portal seen across the globe

After a series of UFO sightings, a new footage of a mysterious object has taken over the internet leaving many people baffled. It seems that after …

Even Scientists Were Blown Away by These Weird Sea Creatures They Found

Scientists aboard the ocean-exploring ship the E/V Nautilus have been prowling the ocean for wonders since 2008, literally just exploring the seas.<p>So …

Cassini Data Reveals New Mystery About Saturn's Moon Titan

Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is a truly inspiring hellscape. With methane lakes and electrically charged sand, it’s hard to understand anything …

Hubble Finds 'Tenth Planet' is Slightly Larger than Pluto

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has resolved the "tenth planet," nicknamed "Xena" for the first time, and has found that it is only just a little …

Start Doing These 7 Stretches Now, & Pretty Soon, You'll Be Able To Do All The Splits

Ah, the splits — the ultimate test of flexibility. They're impressive AF, and you've always wanted to low-key whip one out in the middle of a dance …