• Patricia Sophia posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 1 day, 21 hours ago

    A Study Is Indicating That The Fall Of The Roman Republic Around 43 BCE, After The Assassination Of Julius Caesar, Coincides With The Massive Eruption Of Okmok Volcano In Alaska. And This Eruption May Have Hastened The Republic’s Fall Via Devastating Climate Change, which Led To Crop Failure, Famine, And Disease. Really!

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  • Chia-jung Tsay posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 days, 23 hours ago

    Snakes Usually Undulate For Propulsion, But Flying Snakes Like Chrysopelea Paradisi, The Paradise Tree Snake, Which Normally Live In The Trees Of S And SE Asia, According To A New Study, Undulate For Flight Stability. And How Far They Fly Depends On Their Launch Height. This Knowledge May Be Important For Developing Aerial Snake-Like Robots.

  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 3 days, 22 hours ago

    Norway, To Preserve The Buried And Fast Degrading Viking Ships, Has Decided To Quickly Launch The First Viking Ship Excavation Since 1904 (About A Century). The Excavation Will Help Understand The Ships Themselves And The Historic Era As A Whole. 8th And 11th Century Viking Kings And Dignitaries Are Often Buried With Ships Hoisted Ashore.

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  • Anika Reyansh posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 4 days, 20 hours ago

    Scientists May Have Observed, For The First Time In Dolphins, A Behaviour That Is Only Sometimes Observed In Non-Human Animals Like primates. And That Is The Ability Of Dolphins To Learn From Their Peers. In This Case, To Trap Their Preys In Empty Shells (Shelling)— A Skill That Is Not Learned From Their Parents Or Elders. Smart!

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  • Cindy Alverez posted an update in the group Group logo of PoliticsPolitics 5 days, 21 hours ago

    The House Representative Democrats Passed A Bill On Friday, 6/26/2020, To Make Washington, D.C. The 51st U.S. State. Washington, D.C Pays More Federal Taxes Than 22 States And Has A Population Of ~700,000 People, Which Is Larger Than Wyoming Or Vermont. The Bill, However, Is Seen By Some To Be Dead On Arrival In The Republican-Held Senate.

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  • Issla Fisher posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 6 days, 21 hours ago

    Victoria Gray, Age 34, The First Person Treated In The USA With The Gene-Editing Tool Called CRISPR, Is Showing Positive Signs A Year After Her Treatment, Which Comprises Infusing Billions Of Genetically Modified Cells Into Her Body By Doctors. This Appears To Be Alleviating Virtually All Complications Of Her Sickle Cell Disease Disorder.

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 1 week ago

    NASA Honored Its First Black Female Engineer, And One Of The 3 Black Women, Mary Jackson, Depicted In the Movie, The Hidden Figures. The Agency Did This By Naming Its Headquarters (HQ) In Washington, D.C After Her. NASA Also, In 2019, Renamed The Street In Front Of The HQ The ‘Hidden Figures Way” To Commemorate The Trio’s Achievements.

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  • Oliver Robert posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 1 week, 1 day ago

    Jessi Combs Has Been Named The Fastest Woman On Land By Guinness World Records. She Broke The ~44-Year-Record Of 512.71 MPH, Held By Kitty O’Neil In 1976, With A Of Speed 522.783 MPH, Piloting The North American Eagle Supersonic Speed Challenger Across Oregon’s Alvord Desert On 08/27/2019. Unfortunately, She Lost Her Life Doing This.

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  • Anika Reyansh posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 week, 5 days ago

    A New Study, Which Took Place During The Summer And Over A-Three-Year Period, Is Indicating That Hummingbirds Can See Diverse Colors That Are Invisible To Human Eyes. And This Is Because Of Their Four-Color Cone Vision (Tetrachromatic). And These Colors Influence Their Decisions Regarding Food, Evading Predators, Or Choosing A Mate. Cool!

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  • Zoe Logan posted an update in the group Group logo of TravelTravel 1 week, 6 days ago

    The Belgian Government Will Hand Out Free Railway Tickets To All Its Residents To Encourage Domestic Tourism, To Stimulate Their Economy After The Coronavirus LockDown. The Tickets Will Entitle Each Resident To Ten Free Journeys Of Any Length On The Country’s Railways. This’s Cool, But There Are Concerns Of Overcrowding Of The Trains.

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  • Ken Yun posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Researchers Have Discovered, In Antarctica, A Fossilized Dinosaur Soft-Shelled Egg That They Call “The Thing.” The Thing Is The Largest Soft-Shelled Egg, And The Second Biggest Animal Egg (After Eggs From The Extinct Elephant Bird) Ever Discovered. Researchers Are Of The Opinion That A Giant Marine Reptile, The Mosasaur, Laid The Egg.

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  • Daniela Ruah posted an update in the group Group logo of HealthHealth 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    A Recent Research, Over A 2-Year Period, Based On The Study Of Over 350 People Over The Age Of 55, Has Determined That Folks Who Repeatedly Think Negatively, Later In Life, Have 1) A Build Up Of Tau And Beta Amyloid–2 Proteins That Cause Alzheimer’s Disease; And 2) Worse Memory And Greater Cognitive Decline Compared To Optimistic People.

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  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Researchers, Without Excavation, Using Radar, Mapped An Ancient Roman City Called Falerii Novi, Built ~241 BCE. The City Is Said To Be Half Pompeii Size: ~75 Acres. The Map Depicts Life, >1,300 Years Ago, Filled With Theater Shows, Shopping, Worshipping, Exercising, And Bathing. The Map Will Help Understand Ancient Roman Town Plannings.

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  • Penney Micheal posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Though No Physical Remains Were Found, Which Could Make This Interpretation Contentious, Scientists Are Stating That The Nearly Hundred 18-24cm-Long Footprints Found, Well Preserved, In The Lower Cretaceous Jinju Formation of South Korea Belonged To An Ancient Crocodile, Called Batrachopus Grandis, Which Ran On Two Feet Like An Ostrich.

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  • Zachary Fritzsche posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 3 weeks ago

    A Team Of Archaeologists May Have Found London’s Oldest Theater In Whitechapel. The Theater, known As The Red Lion, Was Dated To 1567. The Researchers Used Combination Of Evidences To Confirm With 97% Accuracy The Theater, Which Is Said To Mark The Shift From Shows In Inn And Yards To Shows In Dedicated Performance Spaces.

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  • Latasha Pettway posted an update in the group Group logo of OtherOther 3 weeks, 1 day ago

    Kathy Sullivan, A Former USA Astronaut Is A True TrailBlazer. She Was The First American Woman To Walk In Space In 1984 and Now, She Is The First Woman To Reach The Deepest Point In The Ocean, At About 35,853 Feet Under The Western Pacific Ocean. This Also Makes Her The 8th Person To Reach The Lowest Point In The Marianas Trench.

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  • Ismael Shapiro posted an update in the group Group logo of ProductProduct 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    Most Automakers Only Offer Cars’ Batteries Warranties Ranging From 60,000 to 150,000 Miles Over A 3 To 8-Year Period. But This Chinese Car Battery-Maker, Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), Says That It Is Ready To Produce Batteries That Can Power A Vehicle For 1.2 Million Miles Across The Course Of A 16-Year Lifespan. Cool!

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  • Luke Wilson posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Researchers Have Discovered That The Pinkest Flamingos, Both Male And Female, Are More Aggressive Than Their Paler Rivals And Tend To Push Them Around When Fighting Over Food. And The Birds Tend To Fight More When Food Is Available In A More Confined Area Such As A Bowl. Their Pink Color Comes From Carotenoids In Their Food.

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  • Ken Parth posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    A New Study Is Indicating That Sea Snakes Have Been Relatively Rapidly Adapting Their Vision, Over Less Than 15 Million Years, Which Is Truly Astonishing When Compared To How Other Species Adapt. Sea Snakes Evolve Their Vision So That They Can Adapt To Changing Underwater Light Conditions And Still See Their Prey Deep Underwater.

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  • Taylor Davies posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    Researchers, Based On The Best-Preserved Dinosaur Stomach Ever Found To Date, Were Able To Determine The Dinosaur’s Actual Preserved Stomach Contents, Which Is Rare. The Dinosaur, A Nodosaur, Found In 2011, In Alberta, Canada, Became Mummified ~110 Myrs Ago After Enjoying One Last Meal Of Plants With Favoritism For Ferns.

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