Each week we uncover the most interesting and informative articles from around the world, here are some of the coolest stories in science this week.
Ancient, severed head
A local man came upon a grizzly site on the shore of the Tirekhtyakh River. [Read more about the wolf.]
Computers listen, create images?
Successful results matched some of the speakers' physical characteristics. [Read more about the program.]
The hours we spend scrolling through our smartphones appear to be changing our skulls. This may be the reason why some people — especially the younger crowd — are developing a weird, bony spike just above their necks. [Read more about the changes.]
Old land masses
Water sinking into the ocean floor has contributed to 400 feet of sea level loss since the destruction of the supercontinent Pangaea, a new study shows. [Read more about the changes.]
Paleontologists have discovered the remains of an ancient Loch Ness Monster look-alike in freezing Antarctica. And just like the legendary Nessie, it wasn't the runt of the litter. [Read more about the monster.]
There's a gargantuan secret buried under the largest crater in the solar system, and it weighs more than Hawaii. [Read more about the discovery.]
Although bubble tea pearls could indeed cause constipation, it's unclear how they could show up on a CT scan, experts say. [Read more about the x-ray.]
Ancient drug use
Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago. [Read more about the history.]
Decades old puzzle
The bizarre holes have been popping up sporadically in the sea ice since the 1970s. [Read more about the mystery.]
Researchers used a sonic black hole to confirm one of Stephen Hawking's theories. [Read more about the black holes.]