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Man Finds Snake in Toilet While Brushing Teeth

Wednesday  18:40,   12 june 2019
insideedition

Imagine thinking you're all alone in the bathroom, but you discover you have... >>>

Lovelorn fish turn gloomy when separated: study

Wednesday  18:40,   12 june 2019
msn

The tiny Central American convict cichlid may only be a few centimetres long but it's a fish with a big heart. Researchers in France found that the tropical fish -- known to be a loyal and monogamous partner -- suffers from heartache when separated... >>>

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father

Wednesday  12:00,   12 june 2019
msn

Ryan Cooper was a 20-something Californian unsure of his place in the world when he struck up a pen pal correspondence in the 1970s with Otto Frank, the father of the young Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Through dozens of letters and several... >>>

This Australian city is spending $279,000 on a toilet for Instagrammers

Wednesday  12:00,   12 june 2019
msn

Tourists and influencers alike flock to an unassuming but aesthetically pleasing blue boat shed, but the problem is there's no restroom... >>>

Why Do We Yawn? Contagious Yawns Help Cool Down the Brain, Scientists Say

Wednesday  12:00,   12 june 2019
newsweek

The temperature of the brain can change for a variety of reasons, including stress and sleep... >>>

Fossil of 'real-life Loch Ness Monster' found in Antarctica dating back 70 million years weighed 15 tons and was the biggest marine reptile to ever live

Wednesday  05:50,   12 june 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Researchers uncovered the 70-million-year-old remains of a massive elasmosaur would have weighed 15 tons and was from the depths of the Antarctica after years of excavating... >>>

This Poster Showcases Some of Rock 'N' Roll History's Most Iconic Moments

Wednesday  05:50,   12 june 2019
mentalfloss

Rock 'n' roll has produced larger-than-life personalities and some of the most indelible moments of pop culture, and this poster print illustrates many of the most... >>>

Indian temple helps nurture 'extinct' turtle back to life

Wednesday  05:50,   12 june 2019
msn

The black softshell turtle is officially extinct in the wild, but a centuries-old Indian temple and its nature-loving caretaker are helping the creature make a tentative... >>>

Antarctica's mysterious ice holes are finally making sense

Tuesday  12:26,   11 june 2019
popsci

Seals and robots are on the case. Researchers equipped seals with satellite tags to understand how water conditions might lead to large holes in Antarctic sea ice. Winter in Antarctica is frigid, persistently dark, violently stormy, and, at least in >>>

Around the world in seven years: Taiwanese cyclist's odyssey

Tuesday  12:26,   11 june 2019
msn

It was four years ago when Jacky Chen embarked upon a challenge after quitting his job as an electronics engineer: riding his bicycle across the world. The 40-year-old Taiwanese man has now traversed the Americas, Europe and parts of the Middle... >>>

Steak made from insect meat? Yum!

Tuesday  12:26,   11 june 2019
popsci

One scientist’s quest to turn lab-grown insect protein into burgers and bratwursts. Lab-grown cricket cells could serve up a healthier alternative to chicken, beef and pork. Edible insects are a great source of protein. But it’s probably folly to... >>>

Does this hatch lead to Hitler's lost riches? Treasure hunters discover entrance hidden beneath a tree that they believe leads to bunker where £250million Amber Room is stashed

Tuesday  12:25,   11 june 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The room, built for Russian tsar Peter the Great in the 1700s and packed with amber, gold and precious jewels, was looted by the Nazis in 1941 and its contents vanished in... >>>

Couple Transforms Children With Special Needs Into Superheroes With Free Photo Shoots

Tuesday  06:05,   11 june 2019
insideedition

With the help of costumes and photography, a Texas couple makes children’s superhero dreams come true. A Texas couple is helping children with special needs fulfill their dreams with special photo shoots. In April, Nicole and Scott Endersby began... >>>

A Medieval Grape Is Still Used to Make Wine

Tuesday  06:05,   11 june 2019
msn

It’s been genetically unchanged for at least 900... >>>

This Teacher’s Letter to the Tooth Fairy on Behalf of a First Grader Will Make You Smile

Tuesday  06:05,   11 june 2019
bestlifeonline

Lily Sciulli, 7, was devastated when she misplaced her lost tooth, but a viral letter from teacher Laura Roth to the tooth fairy made it all... >>>