Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Archeologists from Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities have discovered an enormous black granite sarcophagus in Alexandria, Egypt. The giant stone coffin, which has laid unopened for more than 2,000 years, was discovered by researchers excavating a site for a new building in...
Over the past week, the internet has been consumed by a raging debate about whether a sound clip is saying “laurel” or “yanny.” The clip comes from a vocabulary site page for the word “laurel.” Yet, about half of...
Sometime this weekend, Tiangong-1, China’s first manned space station will plummet back to earth. Originally launched in 2011, the nearly nine-ton prototype space station was only intended to operate for two years. But, China extended it’s life a little...
It is a cruel irony that the fun of a night of drinking tends to be directly correlated to the level of misery we experience the morning after. And as we get older, it doesn’t get any easier. “At...
Much of what you think you know about Christmas is wrong: Christmas is the day Jesus was born (it's not); it's a timeless tradition of family togetherness (nope); and, by the way, your Christmas tree? It's totally a pagan...
In the space of two weeks, two record-breaking hurricanes. Hurricane Harvey was the wettest storm in history, and now Hurricane Irma is barreling towards south Florida packing the highest winds ever recorded. Out in the Atlantic, Hurricane Jose is...
For the first time in 99 years, America will experience a total eclipse spanning from coast to coast. Those in the path of totality, a 70 mile wide strip stretching from Oregon to South Carolina, will be plunged into...
Look up this evening towards the constellation Aquarius and you may be looking at another Earth -- seven of them in fact. NASA announced this week that the Spitzer space telescope has found seven earth-sized planets orbiting a small,...

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