Mysterious Nazca Line Geoglyphs Formed Ancient Pilgrimage Route
astronaut the nazca lines
May 1st, 2015
The Nasca Lines, a series of strange etchings in the barren Peruvian desert, may have been viewed on ritual processionals to an ancient temple.
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Incredible Video: Curious Whale Inspects Underwater Robot
Sperm whale
April 15th, 2015
A lucky group of ocean lovers got the surprise of a lifetime when a huge sperm whale swam into their live video broadcast.
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3,000 Goldfish! Dumped Aquarium Pets Multiply in Lake
Thousands of goldfish showed up in Teller Lake #5 this March.
April 9th, 2015
They multiply like … fish! Apparently, a handful of goldfish dumped into a lake in Boulder, Colorado, just three years ago have reproduced and now number in the thousands.
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In Images: The Mysterious Nazca Lines
the condor geoglyph of the nazca lines
May 1st, 2015
The Nasca Lines, a series of strange etchings in the barren Peruvian desert, may have been viewed on ritual processionals to an ancient temple.
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Pop! Knuckle-Cracking Noise Finally Explained
An MRI image of the same hand before knuckle cracking (left) and after (right), showing the void (dark spot) in the joint fluid that forms when the knuckles are cracked.
April 15th, 2015
The "Wayne Gretzky of knuckle cracking" subjects himself to an MRI for science and reveals the real reason that cracking joints go pop.
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In Photos: Thousands of Goldfish Swarm in Colorado Lake
Thousands of koi goldfish showed up in Teller Lake #5 this March.
April 9th, 2015
Thousands of goldfish were spotted in March in Teller Lake #5 off Arapahoe Road in Boulder, Colorado, and biologists are concerned. Here's a look at the fish-filled lake.
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Bizarre Syndrome Makes Visitors to Jerusalem Go Crazy
Jerusalem
April 3rd, 2015
Since ancient times, Jerusalem has been a magnet for religious pilgrims from some of the world's largest faiths — namely, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. But for a small percentage of these visitors, their reverence may become pathological.
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Tinkling Spoons Can Trigger Seizures in Cats
Cat seizures
April 27th, 2015
The U.K. charity International Cat Care reached out to veterinary specialists after receiving surprising complaints from cat owners: Their feline companions were apparently having seizures in response to high-pitched sounds.
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Giant Atom Smasher Revs up: Physicists Reveal What They're Looking For
Large Hadron Collider
April 13th, 2015
From particles from another dimension to twins of the Higgs Boson, here are the exotic particles scientists are most hopeful of finding at the Large Hadron Collider.
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Solving the Four Corners Mystery: Probes Map Methane 'Hot Spot'
The desert Four Corners region contains beautiful landforms like Shiprock in New Mexico.
April 9th, 2015
Scientists are working to unravel the mystery of a methane blob over the Four Corners region of the U.S. Southwest. The hot spot, first detected from space, contains a significant amount of the greenhouse gas.
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