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Scientists Are Building a Mini-Earth With 8 Tons of Spinning Liquid Sodium

Admit it, you don’t <i>really</i> understand why the Earth has a magnetic field. Sure, movement inside the Earth’s outer core is creating a electric current, …

Magnetism

Once Again, a Massive Group of Whales Strands Itself

The deaths of around 150 pilot whales on an Australian beach is just the latest in a long line of mass casualties.<p>The short-finned pilot whale is a large species of dolphin with a dark-grey body and a bulbous head. It’s an intensely social animal that spends its life in the company of others. And …

Whales

Ancient humans had sex and interbred with a mysterious group known as the Denisovans more than once, new research has found

The more we learn about ancient human history, the more we see that <i>Homo sapiens</i> is not a unique species that stands apart from the rest of the evolutionary tree.<p>As our early ancestors spread around the globe and encountered other early hominin species like the Neanderthals, we interbred with them …

Evolution

6 Symptoms That Point to a Magnesium Deficiency (and How to Treat It)

Most of us aim to eat balanced meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or at least two of the three (on a good day). But we haven't really gone over …

New clues to Amelia Earhart's disappearance

Using new technology, a University of Tennessee professor claims that bones found in 1940 on an island in the Pacific Ocean belong to Amelia Earhart despite an analysis of the remains from that era that linked the bones to a man.

University of Tennessee

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

US asks judge to approve seizure of 'Pharma Bro' assets

NEW YORK (AP) — "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appeared in court Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics, and the …

Multi-Window on phones is the best Android feature you're probably not using

At the end of 2017, I promised that I would spend less time on my phone, since I wanted to reclaim some of that often-wasted time for other things, …

Weird: Naked mole rats don't die of old age

Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.<p>Unlike literally every other mammal, naked mole rats don't become more likely to die as they get up there in years. In humans, for example, with all else being equal …

Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle

Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala’s Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.<p>The discoveries, …

Archaeology

Crocodile Mummy Genes Confirm an Ancient Egyptian Hypothesis

'Two thousand years later, we use DNA and show that they were absolutely right.'<p>Wildlife researcher Evon Hekkala, Ph.D., from the American Museum of …

Nile River

Roman Polanski will be a main character in Quentin Tarantino's Manson family film

Quentin Tarantino's new film will feature disgraced director Roman Polanski as a character.<p>Tentatively titled 1969, the LA-set film will use the Charles Manson cult murders as a backdrop to an exploration of Hollywood. Roman Polanski's wife and Fearless Vampire Killers co-star Sharon Tate was …

Sarah Sanders Has Piece of Advice for Pelosi After Watching Her Facial Reactions During SOTU

During the State of the Union address, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) didn't look happy. She failed to applaud in many nonpartisan …

Jupiter's stripes reveal stunning details in new Juno probe images

The ribbons of multicolored gas that make up Jupiter's atmosphere are on display in two new images from NASA's Juno probe.<p>In one of the new images, the ribbons of gas that wrap around Jupiter's equator are shown in stunning resolution, revealing detailed structures in the clouds. With this level of …

180,000-year-old human fossil discovery changes what we thought we knew about mankind’s history

A great deal has happened in recent history that changes everything we thought we knew about the dawn of our species. Now, a newly discovered human …

You Can Book a Flight to a Sandy Caribbean Beach for As Cheap As $59

Get far away from gross winter weather.<p>The low-cost, long-haul airline Norwegian Air has some leftover tickets from their New Year Sale — including …

Best Smartwatches for Fitness in 2018

• Best overall<br>• Best alternate<br>• Best without GPS<br>• Best with Wear OS<p><i>Best overall:</i> Samsung Gear Sport<p>See at Amazon<p>The best smartwatch to pull double duty for …

This 2.5 Billion-Year-Old Explosion Is Unlike Any Astronomers Have Seen

They are trying to figure out what caused it.<p>A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was one hell of a bang. The event represents the most …

Pluto mystery that confounded scientists might finally be solved

For such a tiny little world, Pluto sure has gotten a lot of attention in recent years. After being demoted from “planet” to “dwarf planet,” Pluto …