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Humongous Sphinx Emerges from Sand Dunes in California, US

Specialists are now busy reconstructing the sphinx, say it will probably go on display sometime next year
by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
 

High-Fat Meals Linked to Inflammation in the Male Brain

Experiments on mice also show males are more likely to developed heart disease because of high-fat foods
by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
 

Mars' Encounter with Comet Siding Spring Explained in One Infographic

The Red Plant and the comet will come very close to one another this October 19, astronomers say they will not collide
by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
Photo of the Day: Lo and Behold, the Spider the Size of a Cat

Photo of the Day: Lo and Behold, the Spider the Size of a Cat

by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
This bizarre creature looks less like a spider and more like a full-grown cat wearing a spider costume
 

Watch: What Ecstasy and Its Sibling, Molly, Do to the Human Brain

Video explains how the so-called party drug Molly toys with serotonin levels in the body, makes people feel good
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
 

Why Skipping Rocks on a Frozen Lake Makes the Coolest Sound Ever

The “pew pew” noise is strikingly similar to the ones made by bizarre weapons featured in science-fiction movies
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
 

Formation of Stunning Spear-like Cosmic Jets Finally Explained

Cosmic jets are among the universe’s most spectacular phenomena, can measure several light years in length
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
 

Eons Ago, Earth Was Home to a 2,500-Kilometer (1,553-Mile) Mountain Range

The mountain range existed some 600 million years ago, encouraged an explosion of life on our planet
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
 

Scientists Describe Novel Way to Melt Fat Away, Get Rid of Love Handles

A simple molecule usually produced during times of stress might be the key to losing weight, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
4th Century BC Mosaic Shows Greek Queen of the Underworld Being Abducted

4th Century BC Mosaic Shows Greek Queen of the Underworld Being Abducted

by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
More precisely, the mosaic shows Persephone being dragged to the underworld by Hades, the god king of the underworld
 

The Milky Way Is a Cosmic Bully, Strips Neighbors of Star-Forming Gas

Astronomers find small galaxies in the proximity of the Milky Way are all out of star-forming hydrogen gas
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
 

Last Year, Fracking Caused Hundreds of Earthquakes in Ohio, US

The earthquakes occurred in Harrison County, researchers say neither of them was strong enough to be felt by the public
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
 

Crash Diets Are Just as Successful as Gradual Weight Loss, Study Finds

The claim that gradual weight loss is in no way better than crash diets goes against current guidelines worldwide
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
 

US Ebola Patient Flew from Cleveland to Dallas the Day Before Being Admitted

The nurse was on Frontier Airlines flight 1143 on October 13, just one day before she became feverish
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
 
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