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King Tutankhamun: Egyptian Pharaoh Buried With Dagger Made From Meteorite, Scientists Say

King Tutankhamun: Egyptian Pharaoh Buried With Dagger Made From Meteorite, Scientists Say

Tutankhamen, the famed boy king of Egypt’s 18th Dynasty, ruled from about 1333 to 1323 B.C., and was believed to have been only 19 when he died. In 1922, the English archaeologist Howard Carter discovered King Tut’s near-intact tomb, containing the young pharaoh’s mummified corpse inside a solid gold coffin, …

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Bagpipes The Penguin Has New Happy Feet!

Bagpipes the penguin has new happy feet! In 2007, a little blue penguin lost his left foot when it got caught in a fishing line. He was rescued and hereby named, Bagpipes. But this week, Bagpipes got a new 3D printed limb fitted for him, and now he’s back on …

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Underwater Ruins Off Greek Island Zakynthos Now Thought to Be Natural Geological Phenomenon

Underwater Ruins Off Greek Island Zakynthos Now Thought to Be Natural Geological Phenomenon

Covered with fronds of billowing algae, the jumble of stone blocks and paving on the sea bed looked like the discovery of a century – a long lost Greek city hidden beneath the waves. But rather than being the remains of an ancient Hellenic port, a set of ‘ruins’ discovered …

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Elk Charges at Woman Trying to Take Its Picture in Yellowstone National Park

Elk Charges at Woman Trying to Take Its Picture in Yellowstone National Park

Video shot by a tourist over the weekend in Yellowstone National Park is yet another recent example of why it’s important to keep a safe distance from wildlife. Jody Tibbitts, a tour guide with Jackson Hole Wildlife Safaris, was showing a Florida family around the park when they noticed a …

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San Diego Zoo Welcomes First Red Ruffed Lemur Birth In 13 Years

San Diego Zoo Welcomes First Red Ruffed Lemur Birth In 13 Years

The first birth of a red ruffed lemur at the San Diego Zoo in 13 years took place last month, the park reported Wednesday. The male born May 18 now weighs 6.6 ounces, and gains an average of around 10 grams a day. The zoo said the unnamed lemur was born to …

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Horror Film “The Purge” Has Inspired Copycat Murders

Horror film “The Purge” has inspired copycat murders. Indiana resident Johnathan Cruz is facing 3 counts of murder and other crimes, saying that he was inspired by the 2013 film, “The Purge”. The film, starring Ethan Hawke (who played Vincent, in 1997 Gattaca) and Lena Headey (who plays Cersei Lannister, …

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Does Bisexuality Condone Violence?

Amber Heard to Plead Not Guilty to Illegally Bringing Dogs Into Australia

Does bisexuality condone violence? The answer is, no. Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s recent marital struggles have been all over the media, with fervent defenders on both sides of the case. Amber Heard, 32, successfully applied for a restraining order again her husband, 52 year old Johnny Depp, after claiming …

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Brave Teenager With Crohn’s Disease Shares Photos Of Her Scars, Ileostomy Bag to Inspire Other Patients

Brave Teenager With Crohn’s Disease Shares Photos Of Her Scars, Ileostomy Bag to Inspire Other Patients

In a world in which we’re constantly inundated with images of what the perfect body “should” look like, it’s hard to feel great about your body unless it meshes with what you see in movies and magazines. That’s why body positivity — the movement of celebrating the body you’re in — is so important. But while body positivity …

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Salamander’s ‘Dragon Eggs’ Begin Hatching in Slovenia Postojna Cave

Salamander's 'Dragon Eggs' Begin Hatching in Slovenia Postojna Cave

Strap on your birthday hats and break out the cake and candles, because a new ‘dragon’ just hatched inside Postojna Cave in southwestern Slovenia! No, they’re not real dragons (we wish fire-breathing dragons were real just as much as you do) – they’re actually a species of blind, aquatic salamander called …

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