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6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Dozens Of Dinosaur Eggs Discovered In China

Construction workers in southern China's Guangdong Province made quite a discovery earlier this month.<p>The crew was working on a road in the city of Heyuan when they discovered 43 fossilized dinosaur eggs, including 19 that were fully intact. The largest was more than 7 inches in diameter.<p>Thousands …

Ever Wonder Why Zebras Have Stripes?

Why do zebras have stripes? This question has been stumping both animal experts and zebra fans all over the world for centuries. But now it appears …

Message In A Bottle Gets Delivered After 101 Years!

If you are ever stranded on an island, here is one thing you may not want to do - send a distress message inside a bottle. That's because chances are …

Man's 'forehead nose' a common reconstruction technique

Despite his perhaps bizarre appearance, a man in China who is growing a new nose on his forehead is the beneficiary of a rather common nose reconstruction technique.<p>The man suffered damage to his nose and an infection after a traffic accident, and the infection had eaten away at the cartilage in …

Roman skulls unearthed deep beneath London

Clusters of Roman skulls have been discovered deep below London's Liverpool Street by construction workers digging a new rail route through England's capital.<p>Tunnelers working on the Crossrail project found about 20 skulls, deep beneath the 16th century Bedlam burial ground in the center of the …

Underwater search for Amelia Earhart's plane will resume in 2014

The next effort to locate the remains of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft will involve two submarines, cost $3 million, and unfold near a coral atoll in the Pacific over 30 days next summer.<p>The mission is led by researchers at the University of Hawaii and The International Group for Historic Aircraft …

Scientists say Ötzi the Iceman has living relatives, 5,300 years later

No next-of-kin was around to claim the frozen 5,300-year-old body of Ötzi the Iceman when it was found in the Italian Alps in 1991, but researchers now report that there are at least 19 genetic relatives of Ötzi living in Austria's Tyrol region.<p>"These men and the 'Iceman' had the same ancestors," …

Did the human family tree just get simpler? Skull stirs up debate

Putting together the pieces of a 1.8 million-year-old skull from the former Soviet republic of Georgia has led researchers to a surprising conclusion: Specimens that supposedly represent several early human species might be merely different-sized individuals from the same species.<p>If the conclusion …

Giant prehistoric toilet unearthed

<b>A gigantic "communal latrine" created at the dawn of the dinosaurs has been unearthed in Argentina.</b><p>Thousands of fossilised poos left by rhino-like megaherbivores were found clustered together, scientists say.<p>The 240-million-year-old site is the "world's oldest public toilet" and the first evidence …

Rare baby dinosaur skeleton unearthed in Canada

The tiny, intact skeleton of a baby rhinoceroslike dinosaur has been unearthed in Canada.<p>The toddler was just 3 years old and 5 feet (1.5 meters) long when it wandered into a river near Alberta, Canada, and drowned about 70 million years ago. The beast was so well-preserved that some of its skin …

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Dallas Zoo Gorilla Gets Booted For Bad Behavior

Patrick a 23-year-old Western lowland gorilla has been a fixture at the Dallas Zoo since 1995. And while the gregarious male seems to love humans, …

Is The Mystery of King Tutankhamun's Death Finally Solved? You Decide!

Ever since Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut) - the Egyptian pharaoh that ruled over 3,300 years ago, …

Japanese Scientists Uncover Cool Optical Illusion

Focusing on the red cross, look carefully at this picture. What do you see? White dots wriggling around in different directions and colliding? What …

Mummy Mystery

A young boy stands in a temple filled with burning incense as he waits for a priest to place a glittering crown on his head. The ritual is part of the coronation ceremony that will make the nine-year-old pharaoh of ancient Egypt. His people will call him by his royal name: King Tutankhamun. You …

Dino Death Pit

T-rex may have descended from a smaller dino: Guanlong.Illustration by Elena Duvernay, iStock Guanlong is the oldest tyrannosaur ever found.Illustration by 422 SOUTH Triceratops fought off enemies with its three dangerous horns and a bony frill around its neck.Illustration by PsiProductions, iStock …

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Wacky Weekend: Animal Friendships

A cheetah and a dog, an ox with a pig—no matter the match, these photos of unexpected animal friendships will melt your heart.<p>Raised together since they were two months old, Amani the black Labrador retriever and Winspear the cheetah are BFFs at the Dallas Zoo in Texas. Photograph by Dallas Zoo, …

Photo Tips: Trick Photography

Freak out your folks<br>with some freaky photos!<p>Photograph by SF Giants Fan, My Shot<p><i>Published October 24, 2014</i><p>Looking for more ways to celebrate Halloween in addition to haunted hayrides, bags full of candy, and hot apple cider? Then it's time to dust the cobwebs off your camera and give the photo tips …

World’s tallest waterslide gets set to soak (and scare) thrillseekers

Talk about making a big splash. That’s what visitors to the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City can expect to experience next spring when the park opens Verrückt, which aims to take top honors as the tallest, fastest waterslide in the world.<p>Taking its name from the German word for insane, the …

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