November 18, 2019

Child-sized parrots once roamed New Zealand

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By Mike Wehner From BGR Parrots are popular pets today, and you don’t have to look far on YouTube to find charming videos of tropical birds doing adorable things. They’re fun animals, and their small size makes them appealing to potential owners. Fossils from New Zealand reveal the existence of an ancient parrot that would definitely not […]

China’s rover finds mysterious minerals on the far side of the moon

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By Christine Fisher From engadget Early this year, China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander made history when it became the first spacecraft to touch down on the far side of the moon. Now, according to a study published in Nature, the lander’s rover, Yutu-2, may have detected the first signs of lunar mantle material. If the minerals it found prove to be […]

Cayman Islands’ best kept secrets and gems

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The Cayman Islands are situated in the western Caribbean Sea. This territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. These islands are very exotic. A lot of people from all over the world go to the Cayman Islands to relax and have a nice time. It’s a perfect place for both […]

Nat Geo’s 2018 photo finalists

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Nat Geo’s Incredible 2018 Photo Contest Finalists (Which Can Be Downloaded as Free Wallpapers, BTW) By Rain Noe From Core77 Here’s our ten favorites, with commentary National Geographic’s photo contests always draw incredible submissions from around the world, and this year is no different. Perhaps the best part is that entrants willingly yield the rights […]

Nobody knows why the Earth just rang like a bell

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By News.com.au From New York Post Seismic sensors first picked up the event originating near an island between Madagascar and Africa. Then, alarm bells started ringing as far away as Chile, New Zealand and Canada. Hawaii, almost exactly on the other side of the planet, also picked up the “event.” Nobody knows what it was. […]

5 creepy creatures that are actually quite cute

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By Emily Zak From Care2 1. VAMPIRE SQUID For those weary of looking at terrifying, totally cliche pictures of the goblin shark, the vampire squid is another deep-sea beauty. When attacked, the creature turns inside out, exposing an underside of teeth-like fleshy spines know as cirri. These spines combine with a webbing that looks suspiciously […]

Daydreaming might actually be a good thing — here’s why

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By Krista Gray, INSIDER From Business Insider Daydreaming is actually a sign of brain efficiency. Daydreaming offers mental health benefits, such as increased creativity. Maladaptive Daydreaming is a known condition with intense daydreams that can overpower reality. Do you ever catch yourself daydreaming and feel guilty for wasting time or not being as productive as […]

Jupiter will be closer to Earth tonight than it has been in years — and you can see it with bare eyes

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By Jeremy Berk From Business Insider Jupiter will be at its most visible on May 8. The planet will be in opposition to the sun, which means it’ll be on the exact opposite side of Earth to the sun. Your best chance of getting a glimpse will be around 1:00 a.m. on May 8th when […]

Biggest dinosaur ever discovered gets a name

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BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable The biggest dinosaur ever to walk the Earth finally has a name. It’s called Patagotitan mayorum, according to a study published inProceedings of the Royal Society B. The titanosaur weighed 76 tons and stretched 122 feet long. To put that in perspective, National Geographic described the dinosaur as weighing the […]

Dream Job: Royal Caribbean’s Instagram internship is everything

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By Julio Poletti From Palm Beach Post Looking to travel the world and post pictures on Instagram for a living? Look no further, my friend. Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland is looking for an intern to do just that. The summer “intern-ship,” according to the website, is basically “a hybrid between a photographer, documentary maker and a […]