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Goliath frogs: Skilled diggers and A-star parents. Credit: Marvin Schäfe

World’s Heftiest Frogs Use Muscles To Lift Rocks And Build Nursery Ponds For Their Spawn

March 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

Goliath frogs: Skilled diggers and A-star parents. Credit: Marvin Schäfe The Goliath frog is an amazingly impressive creature just considering its size alone. From its name,...

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    Why Does Your Cat Eat Grass?

    Nadiia Iatsun/Shutterstock Although many of us do like to have cats at home, they are still  a deeply mysterious...

    December 2, 2019 at 9:00 am
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    Eight Critically Endangered Black Rhinos Have Died During Move To National Park

    Stuart G Porter/Shutterstock When 14 black rhinos were moved from Nairobi to a national park in southern Kenya,...

    November 26, 2018 at 5:50 pm

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Image shows an inferior orbital (blowout) fracture on the left side of the face in an unrelated case. Wikimedia Commons

This Woman Blew Her Nose So Hard She Fractured A Bone In Her Eye Socket

May 11, 2019 at 11:05 pm

An X-ray of the woman’s face. BMJ Case Reports 2018 Do you believe whether it is true or not? It really happened some time ago! The story started with a woman aged...

Mind & Brain »

Men tend to find it more difficult to decipher sarcasm than women. Syda Productions/Shutterstock

How To Scientifically Tell When Someone Is Lying

January 1, 2018 at 9:43 am

Men tend to find it more difficult to decipher sarcasm than women. Syda Productions/Shutterstock Often in conversation, people would make joke with sarcasm and intend to go...

Science & Relationship »

What Can Drunk Prairie Voles Tell Us about Booze and Relationships?

What Can Drunk Prairie Voles Tell Us about Booze and Relationships?

May 7, 2014 at 10:00 am

Rodents can tell people how alcohol influences men and women. Prairie voles. Image credit: Emory University / YouTube. It is the common experience that on one hand, alcohol...

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Bears, wolves, and other wild animals often get caught up in the traps. NaturesMomentsuk/Shutterstock

EPA Approves Bringing Back The Use Of “Cyanide Bombs” To Kill Wild Animals

January 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

Bears, wolves, and other wild animals often get caught up in the traps. NaturesMomentsuk/Shutterstock   The US federal government has approved “cyanide bombs”...

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Your personal information could be out there for everyone to see, from annoying advertising services to criminals. rvlsoft/Shutterstock

Tool Shows All Of Your Facebook Information That’s Publicly Available

July 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

Your personal information could be out there for everyone to see, from annoying advertising services to criminals. rvlsoft/Shutterstock If you’ve spent the past week watching...

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Goliath frogs: Skilled diggers and A-star parents. Credit: Marvin Schäfe

World’s Heftiest Frogs Use Muscles To Lift Rocks And Build Nursery Ponds For Their Spawn

The Goliath frog is an amazingly impressive creature just considering its size alone. From its name, you could think it is a big beast whose weights could be 3.3 kilograms (7.3 pounds) with  lengths greater than 34 centimeters (13.4 inches) not including the legs.  However, some researchers have found a new characteristic of […]

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A family prays near the ruins of a headless Buddha statue, which has resurfaced in a dried-up dam due to drought, in Lopburi, Thailand August 1, 2019. Picture taken August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun - RC1406E81BC0

Massive Droughts In Thailand Reveal A Long-Lost Temple

  A long-lost temple has reappeared at the bed of  a dam reservoir in Thailand, which attracted many curious onlookers, tourists, and Buddhist monks to have a look there.  According to Reuters news agency reports, the Buddhist temple of Wat Nong Bua Yai used to be the center for villagers living in  […]

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Bears, wolves, and other wild animals often get caught up in the traps. NaturesMomentsuk/Shutterstock

EPA Approves Bringing Back The Use Of “Cyanide Bombs” To Kill Wild Animals

  The US federal government has approved “cyanide bombs” as an approach to kill wild animals, despite of strong opposition from environmentalists and wildlife advocates. Officially called as M-44s, cyanide bombs, are spring-loaded traps filled with sodium cyanide – a poisonous material mainly targeted at killing pests, including foxes, coyotes, and wild pigs. […]

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Radioactive Interstellar Dust Discovered In Freshly Fallen Snow In Antarctica

After the analysis of  recent snow deposits in Antarctica, a group of scientists from certain countries have discovered the presence of a material coming from outside our Solar System. They found  samples of a particular isotope of iron, iron-60, in freshly fallen snow. They were quite sure that it could only […]

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Why Does Your Cat Eat Grass?

Although many of us do like to have cats at home, they are still  a deeply mysterious creature to. Do they really dislike  humans? Why are they afraid of cucumbers? Why do they eat grass only to puke it back up a few minutes later? As for this last question, it […]

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An icon of America's natural wonder: A giant Sequoia in the Sequoia National Park and Forest in California, USA. welcomia/Shutterstock

A Football Field’s Worth Of Natural Land Is Lost Every 30 Seconds In The US

As far as the loss of natural land is concerned, this isn’t just a disaster for the Amazon or the rain forests of Southeast Asia. The United States is facing the same problem, because its forests, grasslands, wetlands, and deserts are disappearing at a very frightening pace.  In the United States, at the period […]

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Astronomers Have Found The Farthest Cloaked Super-massive Black Hole Yet

Super-massive black holes are  located at the core of most galaxies. Some are known as quasars, who are emitting powerful jets in an active way, while others are quiet and idle. Then there are some active ones that get shrouded by huge clouds of gas, that is a possible sign, showing […]

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Your personal information could be out there for everyone to see, from annoying advertising services to criminals. rvlsoft/Shutterstock

Tool Shows All Of Your Facebook Information That’s Publicly Available

If you’ve spent the past week watching the popular TV show Black Mirror, you might feel somehow excited about technology. Except for your existential anxiety about cyberspace, you would be much concerned about your privacy on the Internet. Fortunately, the company called Supremo has invented a simple tool , with […]

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Image shows an inferior orbital (blowout) fracture on the left side of the face in an unrelated case. Wikimedia Commons

This Woman Blew Her Nose So Hard She Fractured A Bone In Her Eye Socket

Do you believe whether it is true or not? It really happened some time ago! The story started with a woman aged thirty-six. One day she was hurrying into a hospital with a broken eye socket and blurred vision. What had happened to her ? The woman hadn’t done anything extraordinary rather than blowing her nose, […]

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The influence of human gut flora is far-reaching. Rebecca D Harris/Wellcome Collection CC BY 4.0

More Evidence Suggests Gut Bacteria Could Relieve Autism Symptoms

It has been approved by recent scientific research discovery that the gut microbiome – the community of microorganisms living  peacefully in the human digestive tract – can affect people’s behavior to a surprisingly profound degree. At present, the researchers from the Ohio State University have found new evidence showing that certain autism symptoms might […]

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