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First Ever Plant Grown On The Far Side Of The Moon Dies

First Ever Plant Grown On The Far Side Of The Moon Dies

The experiment is intended to test whether life can be sustained on the moon in the long term.
Sniffer Dog Busts 256 Pounds Rhino Horn Haul In South Africa Airport

Sniffer Dog Busts 256 Pounds Rhino Horn Haul In South Africa Airport

Careful monitoring of all international cargo is an integral part of South Africa's war against illegal rhino poaching.
Archaeologists Find 25,000-Year-Old Mammoth Rib Pierced With An Arrow From Early Human Hunters

Archaeologists Find 25,000-Year-Old Mammoth Rib Pierced With An Arrow From Early Human Hunters

"We finally have a ‘smoking gun,’ the first direct evidence of how these animals were hunted."
7-Year-Old Wins ASPCA Award For Rescuing More Than 1,300 Dogs From High-Kill Shelters

7-Year-Old Wins ASPCA Award For Rescuing More Than 1,300 Dogs From High-Kill Shelters

"He's a born dog whisperer."
Extraterrestrial Mineral Harder Than Diamond Discovered In Israel

Extraterrestrial Mineral Harder Than Diamond Discovered In Israel

Prior to this discovery, the sapphire-like gemstone was known only to exist in outer space.
$1 Million Penny Found In Young Boy’s Lunch Money Goes To Auction

$1 Million Penny Found In Young Boy’s Lunch Money Goes To Auction

16-year-old Don Lutes Jr. held on to his discovery for over 7 decades until his death this year. Now, the find is expected to fetch over $1 million.
Woman In 14-Year Vegetative State Gives Birth, Male Caretakers Being Investigated

Woman In 14-Year Vegetative State Gives Birth, Male Caretakers Being Investigated

"Trust has been broken and severed completely."
Endangered Baby Whale Put Down After It Was Found Beached With A Plastic Bag In Its Throat

Endangered Baby Whale Put Down After It Was Found Beached With A Plastic Bag In Its Throat

"What we put in the water can end up in the mouth of a whale."
DNA Testing To Catch Ivory Poachers Reveals Sale Of Extinct Mammoth Tusks Instead

DNA Testing To Catch Ivory Poachers Reveals Sale Of Extinct Mammoth Tusks Instead

Conservationists in Edinburgh and Cambodia have discovered a startling loophole for illegal traders under pressure of ivory bans.
Cyntoia Brown, Teenage Sex Trafficking Victim Sentenced To Life For Murder, Granted Clemency

Cyntoia Brown, Teenage Sex Trafficking Victim Sentenced To Life For Murder, Granted Clemency

Cyntoia Brown was prostituted as a teenager and convicted for a 2004 murder at just 16 years old. Now, she's been released and given a second chance at life.
Archaeologists Discover Pre-Aztec Temple To “Flay Lord” Xipe Tótec, A Deity Who Desired Skinned Sacrifices

Archaeologists Discover Pre-Aztec Temple To “Flay Lord” Xipe Tótec, A Deity Who Desired Skinned Sacrifices

This is the first-known temple discovered to honor the grisly deity Xipe Totec, which translates to "our Lord of the flayed."