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Warming oceans may be pushing dolphins to the brink

April 4th, 2019

Scientists have been warning us for years that human activity has been slowly warming up our planet. It’s not easy to see when you’re looking at localized weather patterns, but a macro view of climate trends shows the reality we’re facing. Ocean temperatures are a good way of tracking global warming, and a new study …

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Bored pilot draws penises on the flight radar with his plane

February 20th, 2019

Taking a flight is often exciting, or even scary, for those of us who only rarely take to the skies, but pilots spend a huge portion of their lives in the air and, well, sometimes they get bored. That appears to be what happened in South Australia on Tuesday when he spent some time drawing …

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Scientists are hunting for a meteorite that just struck in Australia

August 29th, 2018

A meteor streaked through the skies above a heavily populated area of Australia last night, prompting countless residents to gaze skyward and sparking a scientific hunt for any chunks the speeding space rock may have left behind. Appearing in the night sky above Perth, Australia’s largest city as well as its capital, the fireball’s appearance …

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Ancient human ancestors went extinct because they were lazy

August 10th, 2018

In news that should surprise absolutely no one, scientists now believe an ancient ancestor of modern humans died off because they were too lazy for their own good. In a new study published in PLOS One, archaeologists present some incredibly interesting findings, including the fact that Homo erectus was a big ‘ol slacker. According to …