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Watch a Gulper Eel Inflate and Deflate Itself, Shocking Scientists

AnimalsVideo<p>Gulper eels have the ability to expand their mouths to freakish proportions, and this showoff does not disappoint.<p>AnimalsVideo<p>A team of oceanographers watching a deep-sea rover’s camera never saw this coming: a young gulper eel performing fluid acrobatics for the lens.<p>The reactions …

Fish

Her 3,000-Year-Old Bones Showed Unusual Signs of Wear. It Turns Out, She Was a Master Ceramicist

Back in 2009, archaeologists at Eleutherna—an ancient city-state located on the Greek island of Crete—discovered a woman’s skeleton that showed …

Muscle

Archaeologists Have Discovered The Submerged Ruins Of Ancient Church Where First Council of Nicaea Was Held

The church where Constantine I ordered the First Council of Nicaea to be held has been discovered submerged in Turkey's Lake Iznik and is held to be …

Archaeology

Bones found at Stonehenge belonged to people from Wales

The bones of people buried at Stonehenge, who died and were cremated about 5,000 years ago, have given up their secrets: like the bluestones, which form part of the famous prehistoric monument, they came from west Wales, near the Preseli Hills where the stones were quarried.<p>The remains of at least …

World’s Biggest Pig Captured in Rare Video

Weird & Wild<p>The 600-pound giant forest hog is expert at avoiding people, who are increasingly hunting the animal in its African habitat.<p>Weird & Wild<p>At 600 pounds, the giant forest hog may be on average the world’s biggest pig—but it’s also one of the most mysterious.<p>The bristly black animal with …

East Africa

There Were Some Very British Responses To The American Preacher At The Royal Wedding

Keep calm and carry on trying not to laugh.<p>American preacher Michael Curry stole the show at the Royal Wedding with an impassioned sermon. The Chicagoan bishop gave an emotional address about acceptance and love while quoting Martin Luther King.<p>But it all proved a bit much for some of the …

Is Veronica a true story? Netflix's new horror film Veronica dubbed 'scariest ever' is based on a real-life event - trailer and Estefania Gutierrez Lazaro's story

Netflix has just dropped a ton of new content, but it was a release last week that had everyone talking.<p>Veronica, the Spanish horror movie, hit the …

New Species of 'Indestructible' Animal Found in Surprising Place

Discovered in a parking lot in Japan, the tardigrade species could provide clues for how the animal has changed over time.<p>Tardigrades are microscopic, resilient organisms that might just outlive the Sun—and their known world just got a little bigger.<p>Kazuharu Arakawa, a researcher at Tokyo's Keio …

Learn a Foreign Language From This Mac Wallpaper

There are a number of online services that can help you try and pick up a new language through daily practice. I’m currently struggling through …

Language Learning

Archaeologists in Egypt Discover 4,400-Year-Old Tomb

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near Cairo that contains rare wall paintings and is believed to belong to a high-ranking Egyptian priestess, government officials said on Saturday.<p>The tomb is thought to be that of a priestess named Hetpet, Mostafa Waziri, the secretary …

5 Breathtaking Places to Hike in Japan

Forget the ultra-modern cityscapes; this country is actually a dream destination for outdoor adventurers.<p>Japan is most often associated with images …

Road-tripper rescued two dogs abandoned in the middle of the desert and now they're travelling the world together

A road-tripper rescued two abandoned puppies from the middle of the desert - and took them on a 30,000-mile journey through 35 US states.<p>Jordan …

Bars With Activities Are All the Rage in Philly

Bars that combine activities with food and drink are hot right now in Philly, and the city is about to get two more when <b>Clubhouse</b> and <b>Concourse</b> open in the coming weeks.<p>Philadelphians can already hit the lanes while they nosh on loaded tater tots at places like <b>North Bowl</b>, put down a burger to pick …

Discovery of Unknown Ancient Population Changes Our Understanding of How North America Was Settled

She died 11,500 years ago at the tender age of six weeks in what is now the interior of Alaska. Dubbed “Sunrise Girl-child” by the local indigenous …

These Five Abandoned Mines Have Been Transformed into Subterranean Wonderlands

Abandoned mines can cause real problems—everything from toxic waste spills to accidental deaths resulting from falls down open mine shafts. The …

10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Luckytrip<p>Want an adventure and don’t care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can afford. Just set a budget and let the app plan the perfect trip: it will figure out somewhere to go, a place to stay and something to do, with …

Apps

3.6-million-year-old human skeleton found, shocking scientists

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call “by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found.”<p>The University of the Witwatersrand displayed the virtually complete Australopithecus fossil on Wednesday.<p>The skeleton dates …

The World’s Highest Zipline Will Take You to the Slopes at the World's Best Ski Resort

Ski season is upon us and with the winter holidays right around the corner, we all have the perfect excuse to spend a few days on the slopes.<p>One …

Archaeologists discover ancient tools that actually came from space

We may still be looking for proof that aliens exist, but new research into some very curious ancient tools now reveals that humans were using …

Spectacular Adventures in Snow-Covered Japan

Adventure<p>See the wintry side of this Asian archipelago.<p>Spring isn't the only time Japan fills with people enjoying its gorgeous natural spaces. While bright blossoms certainly draw crowds, a winter in Japan is just as stunning—and filled with opportunities for adventure. As a growing ski …

How long to learn that language? Here’s a map for that

For English-speakers, Romanian is easier to learn than German. And you’ll be speaking Russian sooner than Hungarian.<p>How is that? Because the Foreign …

Older, higher more remote: uncovering the Peruvian landmark that's a rival to Macchu Pichu

This is the time when travel companies begin to talk up what they believe to be the hot destinations of the coming year. And the place that keeps recurring – certainly it’s top of the high-end specialist Red Savannah's trends list – is the pre-Inca citadel of Kuélap in Peru.<p>A rival to Macchu Pichu …

10 insanely affordable destinations for winter 2017-18

While winter travel typically means holiday-inflated airfares, inclement weather and long delays, it can also be one of the best seasons to travel on the cheap if you time it right. From cities with epic Christmas markets to wallet-friendly beach vacations, these 10 winter destinations are both …

Hundreds of skeletons reportedly found on 'Murder Island'

Beneath the sand of this picturesque island chain lies a brutal and bloody past that’s still being unearthed.<p>Scientists are still discovering full skeletons that lay buried in the little-known “Murder Island” almost 400 years after Australia’s first and biggest mass murder, 60 Minutes reports.<p>The …

Preparing to Hike Japan’s Criminally Underrated Kumano Kodo

Japan's Kumano Kodo is one of the most criminally underrated hikes in the world. As I prepare to hike the iconic pilgrimage, I highlight the …

Photographer melted his drone to capture lava flows. It was worth it

Photographing volcanoes can be dangerous, but it’s certainly an experience to remember. Israel-based photographer Erez Marom traveled to Hawaii to …

The Most Haunted Place in Every State, Mapped

For some of us, Halloween is best-celebrated snuggling up under a blanket hiding from scary movies and stuffing our faces with candy, but for the …

Proost! Alcohol may improve your foreign language skills

Pronunciation gets better with a little liquid courage.<p>We all know that, among its effects, alcohol can lower inhibitions. Now a study suggests that …

Reminder: These States May Not Let You Use Your Driver’s License to Fly Domestically Next Year

The change could happen as early as Jan. 22, 2018<p>Flying domestically? You may need to show your passport to board a flight in some states starting …

Shocking discovery of ancient teeth could rewrite human history

There’s still many questions to be answered regarding the origins of mankind, but researchers have a pretty good outline of how it all went down — or …

Natural History Museum