Month: June 2019

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Tucked away in a remote valley of Brazil’s Serra da Capivara National Park, a group of bearded capuchin monkeys use round quartz stones to crack open cashew nuts on tree roots or other rocks. Beneath their feet, archaeologists have found at least 3,000-years-worth of discarded tools.   The chimpanzees of Côte d’Ivoire have been using stone tools
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Location of the epicenter of the second earthquake, in Indonesia’s Banda Sea. (Mapbox) Two strong earthquakes hit Indonesia on June 24, 2019: A M7.3 and a M6.1. The first quake struck Indonesia’s Papua and has triggered a sustained swarm of moderately strong tremors that is still ongoing. The second quake hit in Indonesia’s Banda Sea,
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The Pentagon published a document on nuclear warfare entitled “Nuclear Operations” earlier this month. It was most probably a mistake because it was swiftly removed from the website – but not before the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) had the chance to archive the paper. The Pentagon published a document on nuclear warfare (entitled “Nuclear Operations”) earlier
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I knew the stuff I am now using everyday is beneficial. Yes my cbd drops are becoming a weapon in the war against drug-resistant superbugs. CBD (cannabidiol) is a new powerful antibiotic. Picture via Marijuanabreak Cannabidiol, or CBD, has been touted for a wide variety of health benefits, most notably as a treatment for people with
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The NASA Curiosity rover made a remarkable discovery this week that may hint at signs of life on Mars. The surprising development brings legitimacy to the long-held notion that aliens may actually be occupying the red planet. NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered high amounts of methane in the air on Mars, indicating signs of life on the planet.
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A newscast on Argentine television came to a screeching halt last week when the anchors spotted an unidentified flying object soaring over the city of Buenos Aires. The strange sighting reportedly occurred on the program ‘Mananas Argentinas’ last Wednesday morning. UFO appears during newscast in Argentina. Picture via Youtube video As anchor Mariela Fernandez was standing
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An ‘atmospheric tsunami’ struck Malta’s east coast early on Monday morning, June, 18, 2019, stranding boats onto the rocks in Xemxija. The strange phenomenon started at about 6am, with the sea level rising and falling by around 60 centimetres in regular cycles every few minutes during approximately an hour. ‘Atmospheric tsunami’ strikes Malta’s east coast
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On June 23, 2019, a M5.6 earthquake hit off Petrolia, northern California at 03:50am at a depth of 9.4km (5.8 miles). The quake was reported by more than 2,500 people on the USGS website. A M5.6 earthquake hit off Petrolia, northern California right at the southern tip of the Cascadia subduction zone on June 23
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A rare M4.5 earthquake hit north of Plainville early Saturday morning. The quake was heard and felt across a wide region, including reports from Hays and WaKeeney, as well as Wichita and North Platte, Nebraska, more than 200 miles away. Magnitude 4.5 earthquake hits near near Plainville, Kansas on June 22 2019. Map via USGS
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Sometimes, weird architecture can be spotted from God’s eye view! For example, the Christian Science Society in Dixon, Illinois, has constructed a church that lookslike a giant phallus, complete with balls and bushy pubes. The gathering place looks like any old non-penile structure when looked up front. This church looks like a giant penis from above.
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Dust from the Sahara Desert has surged into the Caribbean and may funnel its way toward the Gulf Coast of the United States this weekend. And that’s an amazing 5,000-mile-long journey! Saharan dust will engulf Florida during the weekend. Map via Facebook What’s this storm? Known as the Saharan Air Layer (SAL), this dry dust
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Scientists have discovered that bizarre horns are growing on an increasing amount of young people. The shock revelation found that the abnormal bone growths appeared to be a strange side effect of constantly hunching over our phone screens. In research from the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, almost half of people aged
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As of June 18, more than 9,000 people were out of their homes due to wildfires in Alberta, including about 700 from the Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement, who were forced to leave May 26. Three areas were evacuated Monday, including several communities to the south of High Level overnight, as the driest conditions in more
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The summer solstice, which marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, happens today, June 21 at 11:54 a.m. EDT (3:54 p.m. GMT). Now, how does this event affect animals? How does the summer solstice affect animals? Reine, Norway, at midnight in summer. Image via Shutterstock This summer solstice happens when Earth’s
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Pennsylvania has become a bigfoot sighting eldorado over the years. Picture: istock.com/ThePalmer If catching a glimpse of a real, live Bigfoot has been on your bucket list, you might want to plan a trip to Pennsylvania. Indeed, Pennsylvania now ranks as the third best place to catch a glimpse of a Sasquatch. These findings came