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In every whale's earwax is a record of its lifetime exposure to pollutants

Scientists have developed a new method for learning all sorts of interesting things about whales by studying their earwax<p>In addition to the amazing revelation that whales have earwax, we learn that a team of researchers in the US has published a paper detailing a new method that they developed for …

Got A Wide Face? You're Making Everything Terrible

A new study says people act more selfishly when dealing with wide-faced men.<p>Man, it's a tough time to be a big-faced dude. Last year, two management professors at the University of California, Riverside found that men with wider faces were more likely to cheat and lie for financial gain. Now, their …

Visiting Libraries and Other Smart Things Bedbugs Do | WIRED

Even the bugs have bugs. In the first-ever survey of the bloodsucker’s microbiome, a University of Cincinnati researcher found that bedbugs host two …

Is Red Bull Downplaying Research On The Harms Of Mixing Alcohol And Energy Drinks?

A piece in a prominent medical journal accuses the energy drink industry of using its financial power to sway research on the harms of using Red Bull as a mixer.<p>Step away from the Jägerbomb. Peter Miller, a psychologist from Austrialia's Deakin University, has taken to <i>BMJ</i> (formerly the British …

Watch A Dinosaur Fly In A Wind Tunnel

A five-winged dinosaur model in a wind tunnel helps scientists understand the origins of flight.<p>The 3-foot-long <i>Microraptor</i>, one of the smallest dinosaurs in the fossil record, had feathers on its arms, legs and tail. Its odd-looking five-wing gliding setup provides clues to the earliest evolution …

This Cat Loves to Stick its Tongue Out

Lil Bub is undoubtedly one of the most popular cats online. With a massive following on all major social networks (see below), she’s truly …

This Is Unofficially The World's Ugliest Animal

After tallying thousands of votes, the Ugly Animal Preservation Society has a new mascot.<p>Meet the blobfish (<i>Psychrolutes marcidus</i>), a tadpole-shaped deep-sea fish with a legendarily ugly mug. And last night, at the British Science Festival, biologist Simon Watt announced that the blobfish has been …

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Crochet armadillo winter glove, Knit Wool Gloves, Gray Animal Costume, Long fingerless Arm Warmers, Touch Screen Glove, Gift For Children

This Crochet armadillo winter glove is made of wool and with the armadillo on the long winter gloves , it is very attractive for child or adult lovers.<br>With the hand puppet or costume and the durable<br>material, this armadillo gloves can be great as a gift for child or adult to be used as a winter …

Small Animals See The World In Slow Motion

This is why it's so hard to catch a fly bare-handed.<p>Ever wonder how a fly or a chipmunk can evade your clumsy human grasp so easily? A new study published in Animal Behavior finds that, generally, the smaller the animal, the more information it can see in a small amount of time. That means certain …

10 Natural, Homemade Face Masks

Since fall is looming just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about cold-weather skin care. We just showed you how to make your own face scrubs, and now we’re rounding up our 10 favorite DIY face masks. Made with ingredients like fruits, yogurt, and eggs, these all natural masks are …

Dammit Mother Nature: Freaky Deaky 6-Clawed Lobster

Meet Lola, a 4-pound, 10-year old lobster caught off the coast of Massachusetts with a regular claw on one side, and five freaky little nonfunctional …

Not So Tough Now Are Ya, Mother Nature?

You heard me. After 200,000 years of trying to wipe us out, and getting damn close once, we finally have the upper hand. That's right. We're changing the climate. We're shaking things up (Literally. We can make our own earthquakes now). So, take a seat Mother Nature and see the exquisite horrors we …

13 All-Natural Ways To Fall Asleep Faster

About 9 million U.S. adults use prescription sleep aids to ensure quality rest, according to a recent CDC study. But experts caution that sleeping pills aren't always effective or safe, and many think their use should be limited.<p>"If you have an insomnia disorder, you probably need to see somebody …

Looprope

LoopRope is a revolutionary fastening system. Unlike traditional bungee straps, LoopRope features(you guessed!) - Loops, of course. One rope solves …

Kata 3n1-25 Pro-light Backpack

Winner of the redDot design award, the 3N1-25 PL is KATA´s most protective and professional sling backpack. The versatile multipurpose bag allows for …

Unbelievable Pocket Chain Saw

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Accessories<br>• American<br>• Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>This is the “Unbelievable Pocket Chain Saw”, it’s a fantastic little piece of …

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Testicle size may indicate men's childcare aptitude, suggests US study

Men's aptitude for childcare may be reflected in the size of their testes, according to a study by US scientists.<p>Researchers found that men with smaller testes were more likely to take charge of children's bath-time, visits to the doctor, night-time comforting, and other parenting jobs than others …

Follow A Queen Bee On Her Maiden Mating Flight

Get the bees'-eye view.<p>Queen honeybees mate just once in their lives, within weeks of emerging as an adult from the little honeycomb cells in which they grew. Their mating flights may be the only time they ever leave their hive. But at least they seem to make the most of it: They mate in mid-air, …

Peaceful ant species uses invaders as mercenaries to kill off other foes

Being raided by a colony of parasites ought to be a nightmare for a peaceful nest of ants, but in the case of the <i>Sericomyrmex</i>, that's far from reality. Research led from the University of Copenhagen noticed that <i>Sericomyrmex</i> ants were effectively able to use a colony of parasitic invading ants as …