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'Lost' 400-Year-Old Portrait Found Above Fireplace
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:15

A man's day out with his family resulted in the discovery of a 400-year-old painting of "perhaps one of the most famous gay men in history" by one of ...

White Whale Caught on Video—How'd it Get That Way?
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:13

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See the WWI Submarine Discovered Off the Coast of Belgium
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:27

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See the Lizard That Shoots Blood From Its Eyes
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:14

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Panda Gut Microbes Change with the Seasons
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:15

A change in seasons can mean it's time to take the sweaters out of the back of your closet, plant your garden, or—if you're a panda—remake your g...

Drone Pilot Bobs and Weaves Through Moving Freight Train
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:13

Flying low, through a truss bridge, under a Union Pacific train, and even in a boxcar are just a few of the stunts a drone pilot shows off in a YouTub...

The Templars Got Rich Fighting for God—Then Lost It All
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:14

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Friendly Neighborhood Delivery Drones Target Iceland
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:16

Delivery drones are carrying customer orders for burgers and smartphones across a bay of water straddled by the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik—and...

Giant blob of cold water rises from the depths of the Pacific, possibly heralding the arrival of La Niña this fall
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:21

Here we go again? Following a mild and short-lived La Niña episode in 2016/2017, the climatic phenomenon stands a 55 to 60 percent chance of develo...

Why is This Road in Mexico 'Breathing'?
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:18

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Winter cold extremes linked to high-altitude polar vortex weakening
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:24

When the strong winds that circle the Arctic slacken, cold polar air can escape and cause extreme winter chills in parts of the Northern hemisphere. A...

Lake Michigan Itself Is the Greatest Asian Carp Deterrent
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:36

For years, people have been freaking out that Asian carp are about to invade the Great Lakes. That concern seemed more real than ever this summer aft...

Deadly Insomnia a Devastating 'Family Curse'
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:15

In 2010, Sonia Vallabh noticed her mother acting oddly. "She was fitful and couldn't really tell you if she'd been awake or asleep," Vallabh tells CNN...

Hooded Grebes Are Bringing Sexy Back—Or Trying To
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:16

Love is a battlefield, and in the case of the hooded grebe, that battle takes place on the dance floor. These endangered freshwater divers have a mati...

Great Mystery of the Great Lakes Is Solved
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:13

"Of the remaining shipwrecks left to find in the Great Lakes, the Clifton would easily be number one," says shipwreck hunter David Trotter. That's bec...

Flashback Friday: Scientists are actually studying Ryan Gosling memes.
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:21

Hey girl. You've probably seen those Ryan Gosling memes floating around the interwebs--you know, the ones where he says all the things girls like to h...

Medieval Porpoise Burial Puzzles Scientists
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:15

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First Bison Seen in Germany in 250 Years Is Quickly Shot
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:22

Conservationists are expressing outrage after an official in Germany ordered hunters to shoot the first wild bison seen in the country in more than tw...

Ancient DNA data fills in thousands of years of human prehistory in Africa
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:13

By sequencing the ancient genomes of 15 individuals from different parts of Africa, researchers reporting in the journal Cell on Sept. 21 have reconst...

US, Syria Will Soon Be Only Holdouts on Paris Accord
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:17

When President Trump announced earlier this year that the US would pull out of the Paris climate accord, much of the coverage pointed out that only Ni...

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