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What Drove The Evolution Of Male Sharks' ...Genitals?

4 hours ago - There is no shortage of fascinating genitals in the animal kingdom, which can often make those of our own species seem rather dull in comparison. Male cartilaginous fishes, such as sharks and rays, for example, possess a pair of pointed “penises” called claspers. These specialized ...

Mysterious Island Is Home To 60,000-Year-Old Community... But Enter And They’ll Kill You

5 hours ago - Bucket lists… we’ve all got em’, but they’re not all the same, but one thing that is sure to be on most peoples’ lists is having a private island. Richard Branson has one, we all want one, most of us will probably never get one. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, ...

Great Flood Evidence: Proof of Noah’s Flood Found at Bottom of Atlantic Ocean

5 hours ago - Scientists exploring the Atlantic Ocean have discovered mysterious metallic nodules on the ocean floor that may provide telltale evidence of the Great Flood. Last month, a German research team announced the discovery of dense clusters of manganese nodules on the ocean floor. ...

A gamma-ray burst from outer space caused a mass extinction 500 million years ago!

5 hours ago - Enrico Fermi was a physicist who participated in the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb in the United States in the mid-twentieth century. Despite the positive or negative aspect, depending how you look at things, the scientific discovery that led to this work, Fermi ...

Astronomers Discover The Largest Space Structure Ever Identified By Humans

16 hours ago - Now, a team of astronomers led by Dr. Istvan Szapudi of the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa may have found an explanation for the existence of the Cold Spot, which Szapudi says may be "the largest individual structure ever identified by humanity." If ...

Depression Can Physically Alter Your DNA

18 hours ago - Depression doesn’t just change your mentality—it also leaves marks on your DNA, report scientists from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (WTCHG). The finding was so surprising that the scientists initially met it with skepticism and admit that they required a substantial ...

During The Victorian Era, People Photographed The Dead (Yes, It's Creepy)

19 hours ago - People during the Victorian era had a much closer relationship with death than most of us would ever want today. This was the reality of living during a time when most cures were worse than the diseases. Because of the relative fragility of life at this point, Victorians developed ...

UPDATED: Extensive Evaluation of NASA's Futuristic EM (Warp) Drive

20 hours ago - A group at NASA’s Johnson Space Center has successfully tested an electromagnetic (EM) propulsion drive in a vacuum – a major breakthrough for a multi-year international effort comprising several competing research teams. Thrust measurements of the EM Drive defy classical ...

Primatologist scientist on GMO's: 'I truly believe we're poisoning ourselves'

1 day ago - Primatologist Jane Goodall was speaking in Salt Lake City at a sold-out event Friday evening about her work and the future of chimpanzees. But in the afternoon, she lent her fame and clout to a more controversial cause. Goodall appeared with Steven Druker, the author of a book that ...

Mysterious Nazca line geoglyphs formed ancient pilgrimage route

1 day ago - The Nazca Lines, a group of hundreds of mysterious geoglyphs etched into the desert in Peru, have mystified archaeologists and scientists for decades. Now researchers analyzing the style and type of geoglyphs say they were made by two different groups of people taking different ...

Nasa might have successfully tested a warp drive, could carry people at close to light speed

1 day ago - Mysterious comments on a forum for space flight fanatics could be a clue to secret Nasa technology Nasa may have successfully tested a form of space flight that could carry people to the moon in a few short hours — and eventually let us fly at speeds approaching that of ...

Microsoft Will Guess How Old You Are From a Single Photo. Try it here!

1 day ago - Head over to Microsoft’s how-old.net, upload a photo of yourself, and the site will spit out a prediction for how old you are—as well as your gender. Did it guess right? Probably not. But that doesn’t mean it’s not fun. The website is powered by Microsoft’s new Face ...

Proof that all movie trailers are exactly the same

1 day ago - Movies use the same formula to make us want to watch them. We know this. They know this. And yet we all pretend it’s not happening because it’s really fun to pay 15 bucks to turn your brain off for two hours. This video stitching together similar scenes in movie trailers shows how ...

These are the 7 most common near-death experiences by people who died

1 day ago - Seeing a long, dark tunnel with a light coming towards you as you die is actually surprisingly rare, according to a study of more than 1,000 people who ‘died’. Sadly, so is seeing a kindly old man playing a harp on a cloud. Around half of the patients recalled something ...

Europe's Next Space Chief Wants To Build a Colony on the Far Side of the Moon

1 day ago - The incoming leader of the European Space Agency is keen on establishing an international base on the moon as a next-step outpost beyond the International Space Station (ISS). Johann-Dietrich Wörner expressed his enthusiasm for a moon colony at the Space Foundation’s ...