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Ramses the Great… Liar? Findings Cast Doubt Over Pharaoh’s Achievements

The pharaoh Ramses II, also known as Ramses the Great, may have just been great at lying. New findings suggest that the great pharaoh’s military...

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Published: 2018-02-01 08:16 0

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Naked Mole Rats May Look Weird, But They’re Amazing Little Creatures

Not only are naked mole rats basically immune to cancer, they’re also capable of defying the laws of aging. Naked mole rats may look like thi...

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Published: 2018-02-01 09:16 0

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Aussies are Helping Animals Cope With One of the Hottest Years on Record

Australia’s animals are having a hard time cooling off in one of the country’s hottest summers ever, but humans are doing their best to ke...

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Published: 2018-02-01 10:16 0

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Amateur Astronomer Finds a Long-Lost NASA Satellite

An amateur astronomer has done something that NASA was unable to do: find a satellite that was lost back in 2005. Has the IMAGE satellite come bac...

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Published: 2018-02-01 11:16 0

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No, the “Alien Artifacts” in That Video aren’t Proof of Alien Life

Artifacts reportedly discovered in Mexico have been used as proof of close encounters with extraterrestrials. However, this claim is likely untrue....

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Published: 2018-02-01 12:16 0

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It’s Now Possible to Produce Fake Celebrity Porn Using Machine Learning

An application called “FakeApp” makes it possible for people to create fake porn using the faces of their favorite celebrities. FakeAp...

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Published: 2018-02-01 13:16 0

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Plastic is Killing Our Coral Reefs

Scientists have found that coral reefs clogged with plastic are 20 times more likely to catch diseases. Plastics are choking our reefs. [Photo via...

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Published: 2018-02-01 14:16 0

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How to Help Overweight Dogs Lose Weight

Dog owners may sometimes find it difficult to see that their dog is overweight. With canine obesity on the rise, maintaining a dog’s health has...

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Published: 2018-02-01 15:16 0

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How Do You Heal Bear Paws Burned in the California Wildfires? Use Tilapia Skin

Veterinarians are using tilapia skin to help heal bears who survived the California wildfires with third degree burns on their paws. There's somet...

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Published: 2018-02-01 16:16 0

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Wanna Get Mosquitoes to Leave You Alone? Swatting at Them Works

Mosquitoes are actually capable of learning, which is good news if you’re a mosquito magnet who gets eaten alive at every barbecue. Do mosqui...

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Published: 2018-01-30 12:16 0

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Humanity Star: Humbling Lesson or “Space Graffiti”?

Rocket Lab’s Humanity Star was supposed to remind us of our “fragile place in the universe”. Astronomers, however, think it’s...

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Published: 2018-01-30 17:16 0

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Women Show More Brain Activity Than Men When Sexually Aroused, Study Finds

Women’s brains are actually more active than men’s during periods of sexual arousal. Does this mean that women think about sex more? Ho...

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Published: 2018-01-30 22:16 0

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Groundbreaking: Scientists Successfully Clone Two Monkeys

Scientists claim to have successfully cloned two long-tailed macaques using the same technique that produced Dolly the sheep over two decades ago. Are...

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Published: 2018-01-31 03:16 0

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Why Perfectly-Shaped Volcanoes are Deadly

Mayon volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, is known for its perfectly conical shape. While this shape makes the volcano beaut...

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Published: 2018-01-26 20:16 0

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Can Artificial Intelligence Finally Crack the Famously Indecipherable Voynich Manuscript?

The Voynich manuscript has eluded translation for ages, with even the best codebreakers failing to decipher its contents. Can artificial intelligence...

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Published: 2018-01-27 01:16 0

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Would You Eat 100-Year-Old Butter?

A village along the Silk Road harbors a curious delicacy: butter that’s been buried in the ground for decades up to a hundred years. What wou...

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Published: 2018-01-27 06:16 0

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How Did This Fake God Helmet Induce “Mystical Experiences”?

A device called the “God Helmet” has been said to induce “extraordinary experiences” in the wearer. However, this device is no...

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Published: 2018-01-27 11:16 0

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Cats Can be Right- or Left-Pawed, Researchers Find

Domestic cats have been found to favor either their right or their left paws, though researchers still aren’t sure why this is. What's your c...

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Published: 2018-01-27 16:16 0

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Tide Pod Challenge: Why You Shouldn’t Rise to the Bait

Thinking of doing the Tide Pod Challenge? Don’t. What's the harm in the Tide pod challenge? A lot, it turns out.   Humanity has made a...

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Published: 2018-01-27 21:16 0

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What’s Buckingham Palace Made Of? Microscopic Fossils.

Buckingham Palace, as well as other famous or historic buildings, are made of tiny fossils that date back to the time of dinosaurs. We haven't had...

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Published: 2018-01-28 02:16 0

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Asteroid Longer Than the World’s Tallest Building is Set to Pass Earth

There’s a massive, “potentially hazardous” asteroid that will fly close to Earth on February 4. Fortunately, astronomers say that th...

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Published: 2018-01-28 07:16 0

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Here’s What’s Special About the Brains of Creative People

Scientists have found that creative people have the ability to simultaneously engage three different brain networks at once, two of which typically op...

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Published: 2018-01-28 12:16 0

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Surgeons Perform the First-Ever Double Face Transplant

Doctors have successfully completed a man’s second face transplant after the first one was rejected by the patient’s body. How will thi...

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Published: 2018-01-28 17:16 0

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Flat Earther’s Rocket Has a New Launch Date

Will a rocket ride to the skies finally prove to a flat-Earth conspiracy theorist that the world is indeed spherical in shape? Will there be proof...

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Published: 2018-01-23 22:16 0

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Giant Tapeworm Debacle Calls Sushi’s Safety Into Question

A California man who claimed to eat sushi everyday may now be rethinking his dietary choices after he reportedly passed a five and a half foot long ta...

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Published: 2018-01-24 03:16 0

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Can Computers Predict Our Death?

An artificial intelligence program created by researchers at Stanford University can predict if someone will die within three months to a year, thereb...

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Published: 2018-01-24 08:16 0

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Earthquake Swarm of Nearly 300 Tremors Rocks US City

Parts of the city of Reno, Nevada have experienced 274 tremors in the past month alone. Are these tremors building up to a much larger earthquake?...

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Published: 2018-01-24 13:16 0

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There’s Hope Yet for This Tiny Wildcat on the Brink of Extinction

Researchers have found that the güiña wildcat can adapt remarkably well to deforestation, which is good news for the species. However, the...

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Published: 2018-01-24 18:16 0

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Bikram Yoga May Not Be All It’s Cracked Up to Be

Bikram yoga, also known as hot yoga, is known to be more beneficial to the heart than other types of yoga. However, scientists now say that this claim...

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Published: 2018-01-25 04:16 0

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Detecting Illness Through Our Sense of Smell

Good or bad, the truth is that we all smell. It turns out, however, that our smell can also indicate if we’re sick, not just whether or not we r...

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Published: 2018-01-24 23:16 0

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