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What is a Fire Devil? Rare Phenomenon Caught on Video in Portugal

A rare phenomenon called a fire devil occurred as firefighters battled five different wildfires in Portugal.   Uploaded by RT   &nbsp...

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Published: 2017-10-21 18:33 0

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Graves of Fierce Female Warriors Reveal Gorgeous Jewelry

The ancient female warriors of Siberia's Xiongnu people were fierce not only on the battlefield but in the field of fashion as well.   A coal...

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Published: 2017-10-21 15:33 0

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How to Save an Orphaned Baby Elephant

See the lengths that rescuers go to in order to save an orphaned baby elephant left alone in the Kenyan wild.   Rescuers tangle with a young...

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Published: 2017-10-21 12:33 0

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Just Like Us: Horses Make Facial Expressions Too

Researchers have found that horses use 17 different facial expressions to communicate.       Humans have 27 different facial expr...

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Published: 2017-10-21 09:33 0

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Our Moon Once Had an Atmosphere

Gas from massive lunar volcanic eruptions once gave the moon an atmosphere.   What kind of atmosphere did the moon have?     Th...

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Published: 2017-10-21 04:33 0

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Gravitational Waves: Why are They Such a Big Deal?

There’s been quite a bit of buzz around gravitational waves lately. However, many of us may not get the hype since we don’t know what thes...

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Published: 2017-10-20 23:33 0

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The “Apocalyptic” By-Products of Storm Ophelia

Storm Ophelia has produced winds like a hurricane’s,  wildfires in the Iberian peninsula, and red skies over England. Though these seem lik...

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Published: 2017-10-20 20:33 0

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California Signs a Law Banning Sales from Puppy Mills

By 2019, it will be illegal for pet stores in California to sell animals that come from puppy mills. This is the first law of its kind in the US. C...

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Published: 2017-10-20 17:33 0

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Big Brains Enabled Whales and Dolphins to Lead “Human-Like Lives”

Researchers find a link between the big brains of whales and dolphins and the cetaceans’ ability to have social interactions as well as cultural...

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Published: 2017-10-20 14:33 0

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The Real Replicants Helping Us Explore Space

Real-life “replicants”, or human-like robots, are helping us make space exploration more manageable for our astronauts.    ...

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Published: 2017-10-20 11:33 0

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Puerto Rico’s Clean Water Problem

With 30% of Puerto Ricans still without access to potable drinking water, what can be done to give people the clean water they need? Potable drinki...

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Published: 2017-10-20 08:33 0

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Women in Science Say “Me Too”

The Me Too campaign has brought numerous instances of sexual aggression against women in many fields and situations. Women in science are now also com...

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Published: 2017-10-20 05:33 0

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How a Volcanic Eruption Brought About the Fall of Cleopatra

A crushing defeat and an asp’s venom were ultimately the ones to bring the famous Cleopatra down, but her the seeds of her demise were likely pl...

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Published: 2017-10-20 02:33 0

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Gravitational Waves Reveal the Origin of the Universe’s Gold and Silver

Ripples in space-time caused by the collision of two neutron stars 130 million years ago reveal the cosmic origins of precious metals like gold and si...

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Published: 2017-10-19 23:33 0

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The Greek Myth of Theater Acoustics

Is it true that you’d be able to hear a pin drop in the ancient Greek theater of Epidaurus wherever you may be seated? Tour guides may say so, b...

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Published: 2017-10-19 20:33 0

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