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Python Eats Porcupine, Regrets It Later (Here's Why)
python, porcupine
June 26th, 2015
Ever wonder what might happen if a python ate a porcupine? Well, wonder no more. One of these giant snakes — which kill prey by suffocating it and then consuming it whole — recently dined on a porcupine and didn't live to brag about it.
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Did Sharks Really Kill That Cute Baby Dolphin?
The dead baby dolphin.
June 18th, 2015
A baby dolphin sounds cute, right? What about a baby dolphin torn apart by hungry sharks?
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Penis Disorder Found in Fertility God Pompeii Portrait
Fresco of Priapus, god of fertility, penis health
June 15th, 2015
An explicit portrait of a god of fertility shows signs of a disease that would have rendered him infertile.
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In Images: Hungry Python Eats Porcupine Whole
python, porcupine
June 26th, 2015
Ever wonder what might happen if a python ate a porcupine?
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Internet Cat Videos Keep You Purring, Study Finds
Lil Bub
June 18th, 2015
Internet cat videos don't just result in major "LOLs," they also deliver significant health benefits, a new study suggests.
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Molecules Reach Coldest Temperature Ever
an illustration of a sodium potassium molecule
June 12th, 2015
Physicists have chilled molecules of sodium potassium to just a smidgen above absolute zero — colder than the afterglow of the Big Bang.
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Charlie Charlie Challenge: Can You Really Summon a Demon?
The Charlie Charlie Challenge set up.
June 3rd, 2015
The so-called Charlie Charlie Challenge is based on shaky science, but there are some real and powerful forces behind this parlor game, according to one expert.
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Jersey Shore Situation: Man-of-War 'Jellyfish' Pays a Visit
A man-of-war jellyfish on the beach.
June 23rd, 2015
The Jersey Shore is the place to be this summer (if you're a dead sea creature).
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Shark Bites Two: Possible Explanations for Attacks
A tiger shark off the coast of North Carolina.
June 15th, 2015
A trip to the beach turned terrifying for two young people on Sunday (June 14) when each was attacked by a shark while wading in waist-deep water off the coast of Oak Island, North Carolina.
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Chimps Get Drunk on Palm Wine
A juvenile chimpanzee uses a leaf sponge to drink palm wine in Guinea in West Africa.
June 9th, 2015
Our closest living relatives may have a drinking habit. Scientists spied intoxicated wild chimps soaking up palm wine with leaves and squeezing it into their mouths. It's the first time scientists have confirmed nonhuman primates habitually drink alcohol.
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