12:10 While Corals Die Along The Great Barrier Reef, Humans Struggle To Adjust12
18:05 Photos: The Eclipse Is Coming. Are You Ready?11
21:39 First photos of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot returned by Juno probe27
09:53 ‘Breaking’ news — an iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off Antarctica35
18:38 Opinion Written in stone: world’s first trigonometry revealed in ancient Babylonian tablet8
20:15 Wild dogs "vote" with their noses: African packs "sneeze" to make decisions17
Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx Zips By Earth For Gravity Boost
Miami, US: An unmanned NASA spacecraft traveling to a distant asteroid veered toward Earth yesterday for a gravitational slingshot maneuver that will better aim it toward the Sun-orbiting space rock, Bennu, the US space agency said. The gravity-boost took place about halfway through the two-year journey of the spacecraft, known as OSIRIS-REx (Origins
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End of the world predicted to start today – but will it?
In fact according to one widely discredited doomsayer it could come this afternoon. The evangelical publication Unsealed has produced a four-minute video explaining why we should prepare for the end of the world today. Christian numerologist David Meade claims a verse in the bible proves the world will collide with another planet named Nibiru in the near future
Nibiru, Planet X and Biblical prophecy: Will the world end Sept. 23?
The latest internet rumor has a rogue planet, dubbed either Nibiru or Planet X, striking the Earth on Sept. 23, wiping out mankind. It's not the first time Nibiru has made it appearance in the world of online conspiracies, though it's gained such traction this time that even the U.S. space agency NASA addressed the issue. "Various people are "predicting"
Look up! You might see NASA's asteroid-hunting spacecraft fly past Earth
It’s time to wave goodbye ... for now. This morning, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is zipping past Earth on its way to the asteroid Bennu – the last time we’ll see the spacecraft until 2023. At 9:52 a.m. Pacific, OSIRIS-REx (short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security-Regolith Explorer) hits its closest point to Earth, 11,000 miles
END OF THE WORLD: Nibiru to spark ‘seven years of PAIN beginning on October 21’
A SEVEN year period of pain and anguish will begin on October 21, according to christians who are convinced that the “world as you know it will end”. Paranormal researchers had claimed that the world is set to end on September 23, but a new theory suggests this month is a “sign month” and the real pain will begin on October 21. A series of earthquakes
There's no apocalypse Saturday, but there is reason to worry
YouTube prophets claim the end of days is Sept. 23 when a nonexistent planet will supposedly smack into us. Meanwhile, a very real threat exists. The latest end-of-the-world prophecies tell us that our doom gets underway this Saturday, Sept. 23. Almost everything about these predictions is wrong and at the same time, not far off from a very real threat
Shellfish Surprise: Common 'Herbivore' Dinosaur Found To Snack On Crustaceans
A duck-billed dinosaur skeleton, which the researchers think ate crustaceans, on display in 2009 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fossilized dinosaur feces are challenging some basic assumptions about dinosaur eating habits. Hadrosaurs, a kind of duck-billed dinosaur, are among the most common herbivores of the Cretaceous period
A big difference between Asian and African elephants is diet
New research has shown that there are significant differences between the Asian and the African forest elephant – and it isn’t just about size and the shape of their ears. It is about what they eat and how they affect forest ecosystems. See video here. As megaherbivores and the largest of our land animals, elephants have a significant impact on their
Wild dogs "vote" with their noses: African packs "sneeze" to make decisions
A group of wild dogs in Africa uses sneezes as a kind of voting system over whether or not to move onto the next place, a new study has found. The African wild dogs in Botswana flit between rest periods and energetic social greetings, called rallies, before moving to the next place. A group of researchers involving Swansea University, the University
How African wild dogs 'sneeze to vote'
African wild dogs vote over pack decisions by sneezing, a new study has found. The joint research by academics from Swansea, Australia and the United States monitored endangered dogs at the Botswana Predator Conservation Trust. They found the dogs used sneezes to decide when to move off to hunt after making camp for greeting ceremonies called "social
How African Wild Dogs Sneeze at Each Other to Communicate
Co-author Andrew King of Swansea University added that the sneezes act as a type of quorum, where the sneezes have to reach a certain threshold before the pack changes its activity. “Quorum-like responses occur in lots of different species,” King said. “For example, ants or bees use quorums when moving to new nest sites. In the case of bees, which dance