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500-Year-Old Incan ‘Princess’ Mummy Finally Returned To Bolivia After 129 Years

500-Year-Old Incan ‘Princess’ Mummy Finally Returned To Bolivia After 129 Years

The returned remains marks the first time a significant archaeological artifact has been repatriated to the Andean country.
Half A Billion Bees Dead After Exposure To “Highly Toxic” Pesticides In Brazil

Half A Billion Bees Dead After Exposure To “Highly Toxic” Pesticides In Brazil

In the last three months, bees in Brazil have been dying en masse after being exposed to toxic pesticides that are banned elsewhere.
Real-Life ‘Alien’: Meet The Parasitic Botfly That Bursts Through Human Skin

Real-Life ‘Alien’: Meet The Parasitic Botfly That Bursts Through Human Skin

A botfly maggot's entire purpose is to mate, procreate, and infest mammals with its larvae.
Nematodes: The Microscopic Organisms Taking Over The World — And Our Bodies

Nematodes: The Microscopic Organisms Taking Over The World — And Our Bodies

"I can't imagine what an insect infected with a mermithid nematode must feel. Scaled to human size, a mermithid [nematode] would be at least as intrusive as an anaconda coiled among the intestines."
Italian Researchers Publish Study That Rates The Hotness Of Women Suffering From Endometriosis

Italian Researchers Publish Study That Rates The Hotness Of Women Suffering From Endometriosis

The scale was between one and five and found that women with the most severe form of endometriosis were generally better looking than women of a milder form or without the condition at all.
Fraud And Poor Record-Keeping Are What Account For Many of Earth’s ‘Oldest People,’ Study Says

Fraud And Poor Record-Keeping Are What Account For Many of Earth’s ‘Oldest People,’ Study Says

These researchers noticed that the areas of the world with the highest concentrations of reported 110-year-olds actually had poor average lifespans and healthcare. It just didn't add up.
Emaciated Elephant Forced To March In Sri Lankan Parade Shocks The World

Emaciated Elephant Forced To March In Sri Lankan Parade Shocks The World

"No one sees her bony body or her weakened condition, because of her costume. No one sees the tears in her eyes, injured by the bright lights that decorate her mask."
Texas Gun Store Sells Rifles At Half-Price For ‘Back-To-School’ Sale

Texas Gun Store Sells Rifles At Half-Price For ‘Back-To-School’ Sale

"What does back to school have anything to do with getting guns?" said one local who snapped a picture of the gun store's promotion.
Researchers May Have Recreated Cleopatra’s Perfume Thanks To 2,000-Year-Old Residue

Researchers May Have Recreated Cleopatra’s Perfume Thanks To 2,000-Year-Old Residue

Cleopatra's perfume was so legendary that Marc Antony could supposedly smell the queen from miles away before her ships even arrived on the shores of his kingdom.
The Impeccable Brilliance Of Marie Curie, One Of History’s Greatest Scientists

The Impeccable Brilliance Of Marie Curie, One Of History’s Greatest Scientists

Marie Curie's biography presents an inspiring portrait of a woman who overcame poverty and misogyny to make Earth-shattering scientific discoveries.
Remains Of Vietnam Fighter Pilot Shot Down 52 Years Ago Are Flown Back To The U.S. By His Son

Remains Of Vietnam Fighter Pilot Shot Down 52 Years Ago Are Flown Back To The U.S. By His Son

The last time Bryan Knight saw his father was at the very airport to which he flew his father's remains.