Matt Fridy

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Scientists Discover A Mouse-Like Mammal Related To Elephants

The new species of elephant shrew, given the scientific name Macroscelides micus, inhabits an ancient volcanic formation in Namibia and sports red fur that helps it blend in with the color of its rocky surroundings, said John Dumbacher, one of a team of biologists behind the discovery.<p>Genetic …

Triple Monster Black Hole Discovered

Sometimes big, bad things comes in threes, including jumbo black holes.<p>The discovery of a trio of jumbo black holes circling the center of a distant galaxy, reported by astronomers on Wednesday, suggests that pairs or triplets of such monsters may be surprisingly common.<p>Astronomers have learned …

Stonehenge was the work of cowboy builders, historian claims

Stonehenge was erected by cowboy builders and was as much 'a triumph as a catastrophe', an expert in paganism claims<p>Stonehenge was constructed by prehistoric “cowboy builders” who may have left the job half finished, according to a leading historian.<p>Professor Ronard Hutton said the building of …

Why can't you remember being a baby? Science explains.

Why don't you remember being a baby? How come you barely remember being a young child? How come a three-year-old can remember things that happened — but will then have no memories of that day a few years later?<p>THE NEW BRAIN CELLS OF YOUNG ANIMALS MAY BE MESSING UP THEIR MEMORIES<p>These questions have …

Astronomers discover Earth-sized 'diamond' 900 light years away

The world's largest diamond, the Cullinan, is a tad over 3,100 carats uncut. Its estimated value is some $2 billion, and it only weighs about 1.37 pounds. That stone, while enormous relative to others like it, is but an invisible speck when up against the Earth-sized diamond discovered 900 light …

Isis execution site revealed by satellite images, claims human rights group

Iraqi insurgents executed at least 160 captives earlier this month in the northern city of Tikrit, Human Rights Watch has said, citing an analysis of satellite imagery and grisly photographs released by the militants.<p>The US-based group said militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant …

All The Best Ways To Reheat Pizza, According To The Collective World

The gift that is leftover pizza comes raises some serious questions: to reheat or not to reheat? There are many pizza connoisseurs who swear by cold pizza. "You can never get it back to its former glory," they say, "so why even try?" But not everyone agrees with that philosophy, which brings us to …

Mainstream media forced to walk back Walker ‘criminal scheme’ narrative

After last week’s breathless headlines putting Gov. Scott Walker at the center of a nationwide “criminal scheme,” the mainstream and left-leaning media are being forced to step back from such sensational indictments.<p>The man doing the forcing is the special prosecutor who raised the specter of said …

Labor board scrambles after hundreds of decisions thrown into doubt by court ruling

The Supreme Court ruling on Thursday that invalidated three appointments made by President Obama to the National Labor Relations Board has thrown hundreds of the board's decisions into question.<p>The board that rules on labor disputes is now scrambling to determine the impact of the high court …