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‘Shadow Snakes’ Are the Rare Solar Eclipse Mystery Scientists Still Don’t Fully Understand

With just days left to go before the total solar eclipse on August 21, the historic celestial spectacle needs no introduction. But despite the …

Astronomy

Great solar eclipse countdown under way

How to enjoy the full eclipse experience on 21 August, during the first total solar eclipse to cross the USA from coast to coast since 1918<p>The countdown to the Great American Eclipse on 21 August is entering its final week as eclipse-watchers are completing their plans for the first total solar …

Astronomy

Almost 100 Unknown Volcanoes Have Been Found Hidden Under Antarctica

Scientists urgently need to find out how many of those will blow.<p>Researchers have discovered what looks to be the largest volcanic region on Earth, …

Antarctica

Chupacabra sighted in the Carolinas? Strange animal sparks debate

Has the Chupacabra been spotted in the Carolinas? Pictures of a strange animal taken by a golfer in South Carolina are sparking lively debate about the mythical beast.<p>Doug Stewart posted five photos of the animal on Facebook Saturday and asked for help identifying its species. “Ok...playing Golf in …

UFOs

22 Hillarious Photos Of Doggos That'll Make You Say "Me"

~tag urself~

Pets

Funny Pictures – July 25, 2017

My grandma got a label maker. <br>viaToilet Brush Usage Instructions. <br>viaChild Labor Reimagined… <br>viaWhen you try to pick out an outfit but everything in …

Cool Stuff

Meet an elusive, tragic, and incredibly bizarre new species of fish

They can weigh over 5,000 pounds.<p>Sometimes nature gives you a gift. This one looks like a two-year-old tried to sculpt a fish out of clay but got distracted halfway through. Its common name is the sunfish, but the German version is more accurate: <i>Schwimmender Kopf</i>, or “swimming head.”<p>Behold the …

Biological Species

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Chinese Feng Shui Masters

Feng shui, the ancient Chinese system of arranging physical objects to create serenity and balance in a home, also offers lessons for modern …

Landscaping

Gathering Pollen

Bucket List Destinations For Animal Lovers

(Image Link)<p>True wildlife enthusiasts like to make sure there's something animal related to do wherever they go on vacation, and these days it's not …

Animals

Torrential rain causes havoc across southwest China

Torrential rains have battered southwest China’s Yunnan and Guizhou provinces.<p>Torrential floods, triggered by the continuous rains, trapped some residents in a residential community in the city of Tongren, Guizhou Province, on Saturday.<p>The rising water level and fast-flowing water made the …

Weather

10+ Stunning Driftwood Sculptures By Debra Bernier Tell The Forgotten Stories Of The Ocean

The sculptor is inspired by her love for what is most sacred in the world - children, animals, nature. "The finished pieces are a reflection of not …

Sculpture

Red-Winged Blackbirds Are Attacking People in Chicago

Someone just sued over it.<p>June in Chicago means hot dogs, art fairs—and angry red-winged blackbirds that fly out of the brush and swoop at your …

Atlas Obscura

These Are the Best Dog Photos of 2017

These pawsome photos from <i>Dog Photographer of the Year 2017</i> will have you paws-itively going mutts. Oh my pugness, they’re just so cute!<p>Ok, that’s the …

24 Cats That Are So Big It's Mildly Shocking

These are definitely not cats.

Cats

“Nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known”

<b>Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A –</b> <b>June 25, 2017</b>Jeremiah 20:10-13<br>Romans 5:12-15<br>Matthew 10:26-33The tragic portrait of the Jeremiah in today’s …

Faith

Are Humans Too Selfish to Live Sustainably?

We asked an expert how to embrace a way of life that would presumably save the planet. Step one, "forget about freedom".<p><i>A group of interns go into the Panamanian jungle with the goal of transforming the wilderness into a sustainable town in our new show JUNGLETOWN premiering tomorrow on VICELAND</i> …

Sustainable Living

It’s June and California is still covered in snow

Californians should enjoy the cool weather while it lasts<p>The summer solstice is just around the corner, but someone forgot to tell California’s snowpack.<p>After years of wallowing in drought, this winter walloped California’s Sierra Nevada mountains in a major, record-setting way. And while the …

Quantum entanglement, science's 'spookiest' phenomenon, achieved in space

Imagine you are a photon, a packet of light. You are a tiny blip of energy, hurtling through the universe on your own. But you have a twin, another photon to whom you have been intimately connected since the day you were born. No matter what distance separates you, be it the width of a lab bench or …

This Study is Forcing Scientists to Rethink the Human Genome

The more data, the better, right? When it comes to genetics, it turns out that might not be the case.<p>As both genetic sequencing has gotten cheaper …

Blue Herons, Jellyfish, and Other Animals With Daily Commutes

We humans aren't the only ones in the rat race.<p>Your commute may be bad, but at least you don’t have to worry about blood-sucking parasites.<p>French grunts, a tropical Atlantic fish, “are major movers and shakers on the [coral] reef,” says Paul Sikkel, a marine biologist at Arkansas State …

Tiny cat challenges big lion because she's a brave kitty

Oh, tiny cats. You have the DNA of the big cats, so why not challenge them as if they're your equals?<p>YouTube user BigCatDerek uploaded a video of his cat Baggy challenging a lion named Noey who lives in his animal rescue facility. It's like the cat version of David and Goliath, if the two were …

Cats

Nervous dog going swimming for the first time will melt your cold, cold heart

If you can watch the video above without feeling powerful, trembling waves of emotion, then it's possible there's something deeply wrong with you.<p>I mean, just look at that dog. He's nervous, but he's brave. He's at the pool with his doggy friends, and he wants to go swimming just like they do.<p>And …

Dogs

Doctors just separated twin girls joined at the head in one of the world’s rarest surgeries

For the first time, conjoined twins Abby and Erin Delaney can sleep in separate beds.<p>The 10-month-old girls from North Carolina were born connected at the head, an extremely rare condition. Following months of planning and preparation, the pair underwent a successful 11-hour separation surgery last …

Medicine

Dutch fishermen discover world's first two-headed porpoise

A group of fishermen accidentally discovered the world's first two-headed porpoise, but tossed it back into the sea for fear of getting into trouble.<p>The bizarre animal was picked up by a Dutch trawler near Hoek van Holland, and is the first known case of conjoined twin porpoises.<p>Fearing it would be …

Biological Species

Epic photos taken while swimming in a superpod of whales

<b>An underwater photographer found himself amidst a rare and enormous gathering of sperm whales; his photos are out of this world.</b><p>Tony Wu is a …

The Mysterious Albino Redwood Trees Defying the Laws of Nature

For the vast majority of plants, an inability to produce chlorophyll is synonymous with death, but that general rule apparently doesn’t apply to the …

The reason this dog only eats half her food will break your heart

Grab a tissue and a shoulder to cry on, because you may need it for this emotional journey.<p>Filmmaker Easton Dufur shared this touching story on Twitter about his two dogs over the weekend.<p>Dufur only has one food bowl for his two labradors, Stitch and Cookie. Ever since Cookie was young, Stitch …

Dogs

Skittish Bear Crashes Colorado Footrace, Giving Runners A Jolt

Here's one way to quicken your pace.<p>A bear put some extra spring in runners’ steps after entering a 10-mile race in Colorado on Sunday, to the surprise of its contestants.<p>The black bear was trying to cross a road in Garden of the Gods, a park near Colorado Springs, when it came face-to-face with …

Colorado Springs