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Arists Rendering of the Bandringa
Ancient Shark Migrated From Fresh Water To The Seas: Long-Snouted Bandringa Shark Used River Deltas As Nurseries
Jan 07, 2014 12:03 PM E
Researchers have found evidence that the ancient Bandringa shark kept nurseries in river deltas, and then migrated from the fresh water to the salt water seas.
Bigfoot image
Bigfoot Hunter Rick Dyer Releases Photos Of Sasquatch He Supposedly Hunted And Killed in 2012 [PHOTO]
Jan 07, 2014 10:58 AM E
A Bigfoot hunter named Rick Dyer claims to have killed a Sasquatch in 2012 outside of San Antonio — and has the photos to prove it.
UFO
Multiple UFO Sightings Reported In California; Officials Keep Quiet [VIDEO]
Jan 04, 2014 17:49 PM E
Several people throughout different areas of California reported seeing a UFO on New Years Eve, and although many stories are similar, state and federal officials haven't offered any explanations.
Pompeii
Exotic Diet Of A Common Pompeian Included Giraffe
Jan 04, 2014 16:56 PM E
When most people think about ancient middle and lower class eating habits, exotic foods such as imported fish might not come to mind. But the common Pompeian ate this, and much more.
blue petunia
Why Are Some Petunia Petals Blue? Genetic Defect Causes Cellular Pump To Fail
Jan 04, 2014 13:54 PM E
For about a century, researchers have wondered why some flowers' petals turn blue instead of their normal red or violet. Now, they've discovered that a defective cellular pump could be to blame.
Dog squatting in a park.
Dogs Align With Earth’s Magnetic Field When Pooping, But Scientists Have No Idea Why
Jan 03, 2014 10:49 AM E
When dogs squat to poop, they spontaneously align their body axis with respect to the Earth's magnetic field, the researchers found. However, they do not know yet know why this habit is useful to them or what it means.
exoplanet GJ 1214b
Weather On Alien ‘Super-Earth’ Planet Is Cloudy And HOT, According To Observations Made Using Hubble Telescope
Dec 31, 2013 10:34 AM E
Using the Hubble telescope, astronomers have determined that the alien super-Earth planet, GJ 1214b, has temperatures of 450 degrees Fahrenheit, and a cloud cover of potassium chloride or zinc sulfide.
Global Warming Affects The Ocean
Staggering Decline In Deep-Sea Marine Life Expected By 2100 Due To Climate Change, With North Atlantic Hit Hardest
Dec 31, 2013 09:45 AM E
In less than 100 years, the North Atlantic ocean is expected to lose 38 percent of its total biomass due to climate change, and other ocean areas will be almost nearly as negatively affected, a new study reports.
Aerial view of mangroves on the Atlantic coast
Mangroves Pushed Further North By Climate Change: Without Frozen Winter Nights, Formerly Threatened Forests Flourish
Dec 31, 2013 08:53 AM E
A new study shows that in the past three decades, mangroves along the Atlantic coast of Florida are being pushed north by climate change.
Moving Platforms
High-Speed Trains That Pick Up Passengers Without Stopping Not Yet A Reality, But Almost There
Dec 28, 2013 19:12 PM E
Since the 1960s, several designs have emerged for a high-speed train that can drop off and pick up passengers without ever stopping, and although none have come to fruition, some are on the verge.
psittacosaurus
Dinosaur Skin Study Reveals That Most Were Scaly Like Reptiles, Not Feathery Like Birds
Dec 28, 2013 18:20 PM E
Possibly ending speculation about whether feathers were a common evolutionary trait in dinosaurs that eventually led to birds, a new study has found that the majority of dinosaurs were scaly, rather than feathery.
Artist's rendition of a purple planet.
Exomoon Candidates: Astronomers Find Possible Exomoon 1800 Light Years Away; Could It Host Alien Life?
Dec 27, 2013 09:51 AM E
Astronomers have identified over 1000 possible planets outside of our solar system, but until now had not found a single good exomoon candidate.
Banded Mongoose
Rampant Infanticide Among Mongooses Causes Mothers To All Give Birth On The Same Day
Dec 26, 2013 11:02 AM E
A new study shows that in banded mongoose communities, older females commit infanticide any time a new litter of pups doesn't contain any of their own offspring. As a result, all mongoose moms end up giving birth on the same exact day to ensure survival of their offspring.
Dents in the Curiosity Rover Wheel
Curiosity Rover Gets Software Upgrade, Its Third Since Initial Mars Landing
Dec 24, 2013 11:28 AM E
The Curiosity Rover, the backbone of NASA's Mars program, needed yet another fix-up last week — the third time since its launch a year ago.
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