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June 2nd
It's June, and that means that summer is coming ... and it's bringing the heat. Cities especially start to bake in the summer months, as sunlight heats up asphalt and…
June 2nd
There's a big dinosaur blockbuster roaring into movie theaters later this year. No, I'm not talking about Jurassic World (though that too is coming up this summer)! Behold …
June 2nd
Since 2004, scientists have been sticking sensors on seals' heads and sending them out on a mission: to collect detailed information about the oceans surrounding Antarctica.
June 2nd
The caves of Cappadocia (also spelled Kapadokya) in Turkey have attracted people for thousands of years. The strange peaks and valleys are now a tourist destination and a …
June 1st
Hurricane season kicks off today, and luckily the forecast predicts that this year will be a light one, with very few massive hurricanes developing. But that forecast…
May 29th
A team of Swiss researchers has found the real reason why Swiss cheese has holes. And though the real reason has nothing to do with mice, tiny particles of hay have a…
May 29th
Excavators have spent years recovering 28 hominin skeletons from the Sima de los Huesos pit in northern Spain, a cave that mean "pit of bones." After finally digging them…
May 28th
Cheetahs are known for their speed, but the robotic Cheetah 2 created by the brilliantly twisted minds at MIT's Biomimetics Robotics Lab has another skill to brag about: its jumping prowess. As shown in a new video, the Cheetah 2 robot has been "trai…
May 28th
In late March, a team of German-based researchers published a study that found that eating a bar of chocolate every day, when combined with a low-carb diet, helped…