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Monsanto's global weedkiller harms honeybees, research finds

The world’s most used weedkiller damages the beneficial bacteria in the guts of honeybees and makes them more prone to deadly infections, new research has found.<p>Previous studies have shown that pesticides such as neonicotinoids cause harm to bees, whose pollination is vital to about three-quarters …

Environment

Why Madagascar's Largest Predator Has Remained a Mystery Until Now

Smile, you're on candid camera.<p>Mention wildlife on Madagascar and the first thing listeners probably picture is the island’s famed lemurs. As many …

Lemurs

Brett Kavanaugh faces another allegation of sexual misconduct

Senate Democrats are investigating another allegation of sexual misconduct against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, this one …

Brett Kavanaugh

It's Official, Australia Has Had Its First Recorded Marine Animal Extinction

We barely knew you.<p>We see the surface of the sea: the rock pools, the waves, the horizon. But there is so much more going on underneath, hidden from …

Marine Mammals

1,500-Year-Old Maya Altar Reveals Amazing Secrets of the 'Snake Kings'

Archaeologists have discovered a nearly 1,500-year-old carved stone altar in the ancient Maya city of La Corona, deep in the jungles of northern …

Guatemala City

The whole world thinks Donald Trump is a flake

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Here’s an interesting tidbit that’s been sitting in my RSS feed for a few weeks. …

Donald Trump

Japanese mini-rovers send back their first images as they hop around an asteroid

Two mini-rovers have sent their first pictures back from the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, a day after they were dropped off by Japan’s Hayabusa 2 …

Asteroids

The lesson from Hurricane Florence? Don't elect Republicans, readers say - Los Angeles Times

It goes without saying that hurricanes, like any other disaster, don’t care about the political fealties of the populations they devastate. But those storms, unlike the earthquakes with which we in Southern California are familiar, are almost certainly influenced by human activity, and scientists …

North Carolina

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow reveals the most hilarious part about Trump’s failed ‘declassification gambit’

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow pointed out Friday evening that there’s a hilarious reason why President Donald Trump “blinked” on his demand that the Justice …

Donald Trump

This Enigmatic Blob Was One of Earth's Earliest Animals

Science & InnovationExplainer<p>The strange life-form has long perplexed scientists. So a team of researchers used modern analyses to take a fresh look at its ancient remains.<p>The Ediacaran critters were an odd bunch—from ringed discs and patterned blobs to lumpy ropes and wavy fronds. Taking to the …

Biomarkers

Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

DALLAS (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, trying furiously to beat back a high-profile challenge from Democratic rival Beto O'Rourke, repeatedly accused his opponent of being out of step with the Texas electorate as the two candidates faced off in a debate just six weeks before critical …

Ted Cruz

NASA Just Captured Data on an Incredibly Rare Type of Cloud in Earth's Atmosphere

So beautiful!<p>In certain times of the year, at the polar regions of Earth, just after the Sun has set, sometimes you can see electric-blue clouds high …

Earth Science

How Kim Jong Un May Have Kickstarted Nuclear Talks: QuickTake

At a landmark summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang in September, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered to shutter his …

North Korea

Even Introverts Can Excel at Networking by Following These Steps

The three C's of networking -- Conversation, Connection and Collaboration -- create a context that helps even those most reticent about networking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Networking builds businesses. It brings in clients and partners and helps businesses grow, …

Networking

Watch eel change shape right before your eyes

EV Nautilus has released footage of a rare gulper eel shifting shape, a unique method it uses to intimidate predators.

Fish

Man Finds A Mystery Box, And No One Can Explain What’s Inside

A man, known only by his Reddit handle TramStopDan, was indulging in a spot of dumpster diving when he came across a rather elegant handmade …

Paranormal

Russia Announced They Have Found Alien Spaceship Wreckage In The Ice

Admiral Vladimir Prikhodko, the current director of a clandestine organization within the Russian navy, admits that the leading countries in the …

UFOs

Ancient Megadrought Causes Present-Day Drama

Science & Innovation<p>We're living in the Meghalayan Age. But a scientific scuffle has broken out over what marks the beginning of this new geologic time period.<p>About 4,200 years ago, a catastrophic worldwide drought caused the collapse of societies all over the globe. That’s an archaeological theory …

Archaeology

New Microscope Shows the Quantum World in Crazy Detail

The transmission electron microscope was designed to break records. Using its beam of electrons, scientists have glimpsed many types of viruses for …

University of California

Solar panels replaced tarmac on a motorway -- here are the results

Four years ago a viral campaign wooed the world with a promise of fighting climate change and jump-starting the economy by replacing tarmac on the …

Solar Panels

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation chances just took a hit - CNNPolitics

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Thursday afternoon, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford indicated she would be willing to come to Washington to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee sometime next week, a major shift from her stance earlier in the week that she would not sit for an interview unless …

Brett Kavanaugh

Octopuses Rolling on MDMA Reveal Unexpected Link to Humans

“They just embraced with multiple arms.”<p>When the California two-spot octopus isn’t attempting to bring more eight-legged cephalopods into this world, …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Briefing: Alibaba will no longer bring 1 million jobs to US, Jack Ma says

<b>What happened:</b> In a meeting with President Trump before his inauguration last January, Jack Ma declared that Alibaba would bring 1 million jobs to …

Donald Trump

The Mystery Of The Egyptian Mummy That Was Found In Aswan Has Intrigued Archaeologists

With several tombs discovered in Aswan, including one that holds a very well-preserved Egyptian mummy, archaeologists are hoping to determine the …

Archaeology

Apparently we’re all supposed to be nice to wasps now

Bees and wasps are two very different creatures. Bees are friendly little fellas that give us honey and might maybe leave a welt on your arm if you …

BBC

‘Space Jam 2’ with LeBron James is actually happening

The film will begin shooting in the summer of 2019.<p>There have been rumors about a <i>Space Jam</i> sequel starring LeBron James <i>for years</i>. Now we know it’s actually going to happen.<p>LeBron’s <i>Space Jam</i> sequel will be produced by Ryan Coogler (of <i>Black Panther</i> fame) and directed Terence Nance, according to the …

Lebron James

Mysterious solar observatory evacuation caused by a child porn investigation, FBI docs say

The sudden and previously unexplained evacuation of a New Mexico solar observatory on Sept. 6 was prompted by a child pornography investigation, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation documents.<p>An individual is suspected of "utilizing the wireless internet service of the National Solar …

New Mexico

Beto O’Rourke leads Ted Cruz by three points in Texas senate race, new poll finds

O'Rourke has pulled ahead of Cruz, according to a new online poll from Ipsos, Reuters and the University of Virginia released Wednesday.<p>Click here to …

Ted Cruz

Devil May Cry 5 TGS trailer shows off Dante gameplay, reveals new playable character

Mega Man’s lending a hand too<p>Capcom released a new trailer for <i>Devil May Cry 5</i> at Tokyo Game Show today, showing series favorite Dante in action. Dante will join Nero and a third playable character, known as V, in Capcom’s over-the-top character action game.<p>Dante will wield familiar weapons — the …

Capcom

Scientists have uncovered a secret “White Shark Cafe” in the middle of the Pacific Ocean

About 1,200 nautical miles east of Hawaii lies a patch of ocean that researchers had thought to be a desert of sorts. But for reasons unknown to them, each winter, great white sharks would leave the food-abundant waters along the US and Mexican west coast for a sojourn in the middle of …

White Shark