Heather

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September 2015

Diversity

Is this the largest feature in the universe?

Astronomers have found what appears to be the largest feature in the universe: a ring of gamma ray bursts – and hence galaxies – 5 billion light …

Yikes! Scary-Looking New Species of Anglerfish Discovered in Deep Ocean

There might be plenty of beautiful creatures in the ocean, but this newly discovered anglerfish is not one of them.<p>Found between 3,280 and nearly 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, it belongs to the genus <i>Lasiognathus</i>, and hunts using the glowing appendage on top of its head to …

Zoology

Pakistan’s “Largest-Ever Child Abuse Scandal” Has Shocked The Nation

More than 400 minors in one village have reportedly been sexually abused, in hundreds of child pornography videos. Police have arrested six people and are promising to bring justice to those behind the abuse.<p>Pakistani authorities are pledging to fully investigate a child abuse scandal that has …

Crime

Global warming: National Geographic map shows 'striking' retreat of Arctic ice sheet

National Geographic has produced an animated gif showing the "striking" retreat of Arctic ice that has occured over the last few years.<p>The images, …

Heart-warming reunion: Stolen guide dog returned to blind owner after massive online campaign

Thousands of reposts by angry and outraged Muscovites: that’s how the internet reacted to the news of a stolen guide dog owned by a young blind …