Karen Langenfeld

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Scientist finds dinosaur tail trapped in amber - and it's covered with feathers

Were dinosaurs the scaly, lizard-like monsters we know from movies and television – or were they really just misunderstood, oversized birds? It’s a …

Paleontology

Deep in an ancient cave … an unexpected form of life

A team of geologists has been exploring the caves beneath the table mountains of Venezuela, where new lifeforms may have been quietly developing for …

This Is Your Brain on Puns

Q. What do vegan zombies eat?<br>A. Graaaaaaaaaaaaains.<p>If that joke made you groan like the undead, thank your bilateral processing abilities. …

This Is Our New Favorite Way To Enjoy Hot Chocolate!

Hot Chocolate Cookies<p>Save<p>Our absolute favorite part of fall and winter is the ability – finally! – to bundle up and get cozy. While we love spring …

1,200-Year-Old Book Of Psalms Found In Bog Links Irish Church To Egypt

The conservator called the finding miraculous: <i>“We never before had to deal with a manuscript recovered from a bog.”</i><p>Back in 2006, one of the Irish …

Theology

Pick Your Poison For Crude -- Pipeline, Rail, Truck Or Boat

Crude oil is moving around the world, around our country, around pristine wilderness, around our cities and towns. It’s going to keep moving, will undoubtedly increase during our new energy boom, so what is the safest way to move it?<p>The short answer is: <i>truck worse than train worse than pipeline</i> …

Millennium Eruption at North Korea's volcano was so big it should've cooled the planet for years

Eruption in 946CE released more climate forcing gasses than any other volcano in last 2,000 years.<p>The huge eruption that took place at North Korea's …

Want to get invited to parties? Do these 8 things

Let’s face it — there are two kinds of people in this world: those who host parties and those who don’t.<p>If you’re a host, odds are you know what …

These Apocalyptic Maps Show The Holes Income Inequality Has Left In Cities

Tall buildings represent the wealthy; short ones represent the poor. What’s missing? The middle class.<p>In one part of Chicago’s Near West Side, the median household income is $104,000. In another–about a mile away–it’s about $20,000.<p>A recent data visualization maps out the city’s stark income …

Demographics

NASA unveils 'food bars' to feed astronauts on long space journeys

Your average granola bar simply won't cut it for a Mars-bound astronaut.<p>NASA food scientists are in the process of developing a new "food bar" …

LATEST UFO Sighting: 4 mysterious objects spotted in Canada's Brandon city! [VIDEO]

An eyewitness claims that the UFOs followed him for 12 miles on the highway.<p>Canada's Brandon city has reported sighting four UFOs. A video of the …

How to Use a Moka Pot to Make an Espresso Coffee

You may also be interested in: How to Froth Milk without an Espresso Machine<p>Steps to follow:<p>1<p>The first thing you will need is a <b>Moka pot</b> and a <b>packet</b> …

The mathematics of love

Finding the right mate is no cakewalk -- but is it even mathematically likely? In a charming talk, mathematician Hannah Fry shows patterns in how we …

3tags.org

Trump or NASA – who's really politicising climate science?

Climate research conducted at NASA had been “heavily politicised”, said Robert Walker, a senior adviser to US President-elect Donald Trump.<p>This has …

Women in science pledge to combat hate

<b>Almost 10,000 women working in science have signed an open letter pledging to combat discrimination and "anti-science sentiment" following the US election.</b><p>A group of scientists drafted the letter with the initial aim of building a network of 500 women.<p>In the six days since its publication, 8,800 …

Women in Science

Knitting, crocheting and jam-making improve mental health, study finds

Knitting, crocheting and jam-making have never been associated with great thrills – but, it turns out, they work wonders for wellbeing.<p>A study has found that people who participate in arts and crafts feel happier, calmer and more energetic the next day.<p>The activities which the researchers listed …

Egypt ancient city unearthed by archaeologists

<b>Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed what they describe as a city that dates back more than 5,000 years, containing houses, tools, pottery and huge graves.</b><p>It lies by the River Nile, close to the Temple of Seti the First in Abydos.<p>Experts say the size of the 15 newly discovered graves indicates …

Egypt

3tags.org

The 5 most troubling questions scientists still have about Zika

Before last year, scientists knew very little about the Zika virus. As late as 2007, there had only been 14 documented Zika cases in the world. Research on the virus was so limited, in fact, that printouts of all the world's published literature could basically fit into a shoebox.<p>Suffice to say, …

The Iceman had a tummy bug

On the day that Ötzi the “Iceman” was murdered in the Tyrolean Alps of Italy about 5300 years ago, he had a full stomach—and a tummy bug. But it …

Anthropology

Hobbits Were a Separate Species, Ancient Chompers Show

An ancient, 3-foot-tall (0.9 meters) human whose diminutive stature has earned it the nickname "hobbit" has puzzled evolutionary scientists since its …

Take a Wittgenstein class: He explains the problems of translating language, computer science, and artificial intelligence.

The best class I took in college was on the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. Until that point, I had avoided philosophy of language as simply being …

5 brain technologies that will shape our future

The race to decipher the workings of the human brain, and build new economies around it, is on. Today’s great entrepreneurs – people such as Paul …

Artificial Intelligence

Bill Gates just revealed the 3 things that he thinks could prevent humanity's worst-case scenario

Bill Gates is a big believer in the idea that humanity is making progress on some of its biggest problems. But until recently, he hasn't spoken much about the issue that could make poverty, disease, and violence far worse than they are today: climate change.<p>In his most recent Gates Notes post, he …

Bill Gates

The Discovery of Nedjmet and the Secret Cache of Mummies

The mummy of Nedjmet (or Nodjmet) was one of the mummies found in the Deir el-Bahri mummy cache, which was discovered during the 19 th century. In …

Could Depression Be Caused By Inflammation In The Brain?

There are a number of factors that may play a role in the development of depression, including genetic, environmental, emotional, psychological and biological influences. According to one integrative neuroscientist, depression could even be a form of infectious disease.<p>Some research suggests that …