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A priest used the butt of Jesus as an 18th century time capsule - Weird Facts About Life

A priest used the butt of Jesus as an century time capsule - Weird Facts About Life

A previously unknown tarantula discovered in the forests of Guyana in South America is absolutely stunning – its legs and body are a shimmering electric disco blue. The find, according to the tarantula’s discoverer Andrew Snyder, is an important one, and not just because it’s such an unusual example of the Theraphosidae family. It highlights

A previously unknown tarantula discovered in the forests of Guyana in South America is absolutely stunning - its legs and body are a shimmering electric disco blue.

Wasps build their homes out of chewed-up vegetable fibre, painstakingly glued together until it resembles a papery stack of recycled carton. You’d think there’s only so much fibre they can chew and stitch together with their tiny mouthparts. Wrong. According to a video recently uploaded by a brave exterminator in Louisiana, wasp-cities can grow to

This horrifyingly huge wasp nest will haunt your nightmares - Weird Facts About Life

People tend to adapt, capable of shifting towards one idea in favor of another as more information come in. True to the combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and human wisdom it functions on, Unanimous AI’s artificial swarm intelligence, known as UNU, is capable of this kind of adjustment too.   Towards the end of November,

Swarm AI Correctly Predicted TIME's Person of the Year.

Newly Discovered Duck-Like Dinosaur Had a Neck Like a Goose And Velociraptor Claws - Weird Facts About Life

This weird water-loving dinosaur has claws like a velociraptor and a neck like a goose - Los Angeles Times

This 3.6-million-year-old fossil is the oldest, most complete human ancestor ever seen - Weird Facts About Life

After 20 years, researcher presents the most complete Australopithecus fossil ever found

It may be lacking a head, but a skeleton found on a beach in Siberia is still one of the most complete of its kind. The massive bones unearthed on an isolated Bering island belong to an animal that’s been extinct for nearly 250 years – the giant Steller’s sea cow. And the skeleton’s excellent

Headless skeleton of enormous extinct sea cow has been unearthed in Siberia - Weird Facts About Life

Australia’s Taronga Western Plains Zoo has a new resident – a new baby black rhino, born to mum Bakhita and dad Kwanzaa. Born on Halloween, the new calf is yet to be named, but he’s the second black rhino calf the zoo has welcomed this year as part of its concerted black rhino breeding program.

Australia's Taronga Western Plains Zoo has a new resident - a new baby black rhino, born to mum Bakhita and dad Kwanzaa.

Picture a scientist. Seriously, right now. I’m not going to discuss the nature of the person that you have in your mind (although I am going to guess: White? Male? Crazy hair? That’s not surprising, but another topic entirely). I’m more curious about what they are doing.   It’s a relatively safe bet that the

Myth of the genius solitary scientist is dangerous

When it struck, the contagion spread fiercely. The deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in South China in 2002 infected thousands, and ultimately killed nearly 800 people. But where did this lethal strain come from? We may now have our answer, with a study showing bats living in a single cave in China possess

When it struck, the contagion spread fiercely. The deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in South China in 2002 infected thousands, and ultimately killed nearly 800 people.

According to a new study, it’s possible that all iron-based weapons and tools of the Bronze Age were forged using metal salvaged from meteorites. The finding has given experts a better insight into how these tools were created before humans worked out how to produce iron from its ore. While previous studies had found specific

Precious Dagger of Tutankhamun Found to be of Meteoric Origin

China is now the proud owner of the world’s first all-electric cargo ship and has already put the vehicle to use. As reported by China Daily, the 2,000-metric-ton ship was launched in the city of Guangzhou last month and runs in the inland section of the Pearl River.   Constructed by Guangzhou Shipyard International Company

China is now the proud owner of the world's first all-electric cargo ship and has already put the vehicle to use.

Throughout history, humans have employed falcons as lethal hunters of other animals. Now those raptors are being sent after drones. It turns out that many of the skills feathered predators use to find a tasty lunch can be applied to the developing field of drone defence.   A US Air Force-funded study by zoology researchers

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The animal kingdom is home to one remarkable fact after another. To name a few: Sperm whales can hold their breath for an hour, the most venomous animal on Earth is a snail, and tiny freshwater hydras can live so long they may as well be immortal.   But for each surprisingly true assertion about

The animal kingdom is home to one remarkable fact after another.To name a few: Sperm whales can hold their breath for an hour, the most venomous animal on …

This Sunday is your chance to get up close and personal with the Moon. The year’s only visible supermoon (or perigee-syzygy, if you prefer the technical term) happens on December 3, meaning the Moon, which traces an elliptical orbit around the Earth, will come as close to us as it gets.   At that point,

The only supermoon in 2017 is coming this weekend - Weird Facts About Life

“The oceans cover 70 percent of the surface of our planet, and yet they are still the least explored,” says Sir David Attenborough in the opening sequence of the recent BBC documentary series Blue Planet II. “Hidden beneath the waves, there are creatures beyond our imagination.” Yet while the programme reveals the wonders of many of these species,

"The oceans cover 70 percent of the surface of our planet, and yet they are still the least explored," says Sir David Attenborough in the opening sequence of the recent BBC documentary series Blue Planet II. "Hidden beneath the waves

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