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Passenger Shaves Head In Business Class

Wednesday  18:10,   24 april 2019

A video surfaced in recent days of a man reportedly in the business class section of a United Airlines flight who made others quite uncomfortable after shaving his head with an electric razor. The man who shared the video, Derek Gregory, posted on... >>>

Royal Vase Gives Clues to Collapse of Maya Civilization

Wednesday  18:10,   24 april 2019

Scientists discovered the shattered vase at the site of a royal palace in... >>>

Toys appearing on toddler's grave 134 years after his death, but no-one knows why

Wednesday  14:12,   24 april 2019

Herbert Henry Dicker died in 1885, when he was just two years old. Now, toys are being left on his grave and a local historian wants to solve the... >>>

This Viral Love Story Between Two Cats Will Restore Your Faith in Romance

Wednesday  11:35,   24 april 2019

A series of photos and videos by Twitter user @kenziecoffman about her cat, Simon, and the love of his life, Theo, are going... >>>

America's new pastime? Milking goats.

Wednesday  09:12,   24 april 2019

Why are dairy goats the decade’s fastest growing livestock... >>>

Ancient Egyptian Tomb Found With Dozens of Mummies

Wednesday  09:11,   24 april 2019

The tomb was home to more than 30... >>>

In Cambodia, giant turtles come back from the brink

Wednesday  05:31,   24 april 2019

Once believed to be extinct in Cambodia, Cantor’s giant soft-shell turtle is finally... >>>

Engineers found an owl napping inside the engine of a Virgin Australia plane

Wednesday  05:31,   24 april 2019

Engineers with Virgin Australia found the small bird when they were conducting pre-flight checks at Melbourne... >>>

Washington Is Set to Become the First State to Allow Human Composting

Tuesday  17:33,   23 april 2019

Composting human remains is cheaper and more eco-friendly than traditional burial options, and Washington state may soon make it... >>>

6 Newborn Squirrels Rescued After Losing Their Tree and Parents

Tuesday  13:35,   23 april 2019

The tiny rodents fought off dogs when they lost their habitat to deforestation. After their lives were turned upside down by deforestation and habitat loss, six tiny squirrels are on their way to recovery at a Polish rehabilitation center.... >>>

Long-lost shipwreck found off Victorian coast, 77 years after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine in WWII

Tuesday  13:16,   23 april 2019

Thirty-eight people died when SS Iron Crown was sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II. Its underwater grave has now been discovered 77 years... >>>

'Lost' book of exquisite scientific drawings rediscovered after 190 years

Tuesday  13:05,   23 april 2019

Decades of searching uncovered the brilliantly illustrated plants and detailed notes made by a U.S. woman living in Cuba in the... >>>

This Joyful Video of a Dog Getting a New Puppy Is Going Mega-Viral

Tuesday  11:47,   23 april 2019

Twitter user @gillianrobles00 posted a video of Arden, her dog, getting a new puppy. The adult dog was ecstatic and her reaction quickly went... >>>

This adorable snoring chicken named Chim won the internet, but can chickens really snore?

Tuesday  11:46,   23 april 2019

A Twitter user posted a video of her chicken which appears to show the animal... >>>

Archaeologists unearth more evidence that when a civilization drinks together, it stays together

Tuesday  09:45,   23 april 2019

The Wari people used their corn-based beer to spread their culture across Peru. Wari brewed beer out of pepper berries. Wari brew The Wari empire, an ancient Peruvian civilization that predated the Inca, made advances in agriculture, art,... >>>