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Scientists Accidentally Created A Hybrid Of Two Fish That Last Shared An Ancestor In The Jurassic Period

Scientists Accidentally Created A Hybrid Of Two Fish That Last Shared An Ancestor In The Jurassic Period

Scientists have done the "impossible" and bred Russian sturgeon and American paddlefish to create a bizarre-looking hybrid.
Meet Jinn, The Ancient Arab Spirits Who Have Been Creeping People Out For Centuries

Meet Jinn, The Ancient Arab Spirits Who Have Been Creeping People Out For Centuries

Best known for inspiring Aladdin's genie, jinn are shape-shifting spirits dating back to pre-Islamic Arabia. They are said to haunt the world to this day.
Meet The Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox — The Largest Bat In The World

Meet The Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox — The Largest Bat In The World

With a wingspan of up to five and a half feet, these flying fox "megabats" can look terrifying — but don't worry, they only eat fruit.
The Skeletal Remains Of 18 Nazi Soldiers Were Just Found In A Mass Grave In Poland

The Skeletal Remains Of 18 Nazi Soldiers Were Just Found In A Mass Grave In Poland

Among the dead were weapons, tools, a pocket watch, and a medal of honor for fighting in the Spanish Civil War.
Aztec Palace And Home For Hernán Cortés Unearthed Beneath Historic Mexico City Pawn Shop

Aztec Palace And Home For Hernán Cortés Unearthed Beneath Historic Mexico City Pawn Shop

The palace was razed by the Spaniards for materials and used to create a new home for Cortés nearby.
This French Baker Collects Urine From Women’s Restrooms To Make Her Special ‘Goldilocks’ Bread

This French Baker Collects Urine From Women’s Restrooms To Make Her Special ‘Goldilocks’ Bread

It's been long known that urine is both sterile and a great fertilizer. For "ecofeminist" baker Louise Raguet, it's also the secret ingredient to making a great loaf of bread.
This Prehistoric Cult’s Mysterious Death Ritual Might Have Sparked A Revolution In Neolithic Art

This Prehistoric Cult’s Mysterious Death Ritual Might Have Sparked A Revolution In Neolithic Art

The discovery of these human-shaped figurines near ancient burial sites indicates they were part of a remembrance ritual, created as a way to honor the dead.
Belgium’s King Finally Acknowledges His Country’s Slaughter Of 10 Million Congolese — But Doesn’t Apologize

Belgium’s King Finally Acknowledges His Country’s Slaughter Of 10 Million Congolese — But Doesn’t Apologize

10 million Congolese were killed and millions more enslaved and mutilated during King Leopold II's brutal reign. Now, King Philippe is the first member of the royal family to acknowledge the atrocities.
How A TV Repairman, A Mortician, And A Ragtag Crew Of Futurists Cryonically Froze The First Man

How A TV Repairman, A Mortician, And A Ragtag Crew Of Futurists Cryonically Froze The First Man

Robert Nelson had no professional background or even a college degree, yet he found himself at the center of a nascent scientific movement — and then things got messy.
Yellowstone Bison Gores 72-Year-Old Woman Multiple Times While She Was Trying To Take Its Photo

Yellowstone Bison Gores 72-Year-Old Woman Multiple Times While She Was Trying To Take Its Photo

The park's guidelines urge visitors to remain 25 yards away from large animals. This woman was likely within 10 feet.
Former Cop Joseph DeAngelo Admits To Golden State Killer Murders After 40 Years

Former Cop Joseph DeAngelo Admits To Golden State Killer Murders After 40 Years

It took decades to identify the Golden State Killer, with only DNA evidence and genealogy services solving the mystery. After two years behind bars, Joseph James DeAngelo has pleaded guilty.