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Prehistoric Chinese Paddlefish Is The First Species Of The New Decade Declared Extinct

Prehistoric Chinese Paddlefish Is The First Species Of The New Decade Declared Extinct

"Loss of such unique and charismatic megafauna representative of freshwater ecosystems is a reprehensible and an irreparable loss," one scientist said.
Instagram Model Kaylen Ward Raised Reported $700K For Australian Fire Relief By Selling Her Nudes

Instagram Model Kaylen Ward Raised Reported $700K For Australian Fire Relief By Selling Her Nudes

"I was really concerned there wasn't a lot of media coverage and not a lot of people donating," said Kaylen Ward of her bold campaign that raised a huge sum in mere days.
Archaeologists In Israel Discovered A 1,200-Year-Old Piggy Bank Of Gold Coins Just In Time For Hanukkah

Archaeologists In Israel Discovered A 1,200-Year-Old Piggy Bank Of Gold Coins Just In Time For Hanukkah

The research team has compared the rare discovery to "Hanukkah gelt," a customary gift of gold-foil chocolate coins given to children during the Jewish holiday.
Zinaida Portnova: The Teenage Partisan Who Became A Soviet Hero During World War II

Zinaida Portnova: The Teenage Partisan Who Became A Soviet Hero During World War II

Zinaida Portnova was a typical teenager in Belarus, but when the Nazis invaded in 1941, she became a deadly Soviet resistance fighter who would be awarded the nation's highest honor.
Meet Francesco Lotoro, The Jewish Composer Preserving The Music Of Holocaust Victims

Meet Francesco Lotoro, The Jewish Composer Preserving The Music Of Holocaust Victims

Ever since he discovered music created by concentration camp prisoners in 1988, Francesco Lotoro has been working tirelessly to revive every single musical note left behind.
Richard Klinkhamer  Killed His Wife, Evaded Arrest, And Wrote A Book About How He ‘Would’ Have Killed Her

Richard Klinkhamer Killed His Wife, Evaded Arrest, And Wrote A Book About How He ‘Would’ Have Killed Her

A year after his wife's disappearance, the Dutch crime author showed his publisher a grisly manuscript that consequently turned him into a cult celeb of sorts.
Scientist Creates Tiny ‘Gingerbread House’ 10 Times Smaller Than The Width Of A Human Hair

Scientist Creates Tiny ‘Gingerbread House’ 10 Times Smaller Than The Width Of A Human Hair

"Compared to the size of a typical gingerbread house that you might buy in a grocery store kit, mine is 20,000 times smaller."
Researchers May Have Just Located A Mass Grave From The 1921 Tulsa Race Riots

Researchers May Have Just Located A Mass Grave From The 1921 Tulsa Race Riots

Nearly 100 years after the Tulsa race riots that burned down 'Black Wall Street,' the city is coming closer to reckoning with its bloody past.
33 Haunting Photos Of Gary, Indiana — ‘The Most Miserable City In America’

33 Haunting Photos Of Gary, Indiana — ‘The Most Miserable City In America’

Like many steel towns that struggled to stay alive, Gary, Indiana has become a ghostly shell of its former glory.
44,000-Year-Old Animal Painting Found In Indonesian Cave Could Be “World’s Oldest Story”

44,000-Year-Old Animal Painting Found In Indonesian Cave Could Be “World’s Oldest Story”

"It has always been assumed that the tradition of figurative painting arose in Europe... This shows the tradition does not have its origins in Europe."
Australian School Runs Out Of Water Because Big Corporations Have Ransacked Their Supply

Australian School Runs Out Of Water Because Big Corporations Have Ransacked Their Supply

"Now the government is buying water back from Coca-Cola to bring here, which is where it came from in the first place."