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Behold The ‘Wonderchicken,’ The 67-Million-Year-Old Ancestor Of Modern Ducks And Chickens

Behold The ‘Wonderchicken,’ The 67-Million-Year-Old Ancestor Of Modern Ducks And Chickens

This is the oldest fossil of a modern bird ever found.
Is Meditation The Reason Why This Monk’s Brain Is 8 Years Younger Than His Body?

Is Meditation The Reason Why This Monk’s Brain Is 8 Years Younger Than His Body?

A study examined master meditator Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche's brain development since he was 27 years old.
Art Thieves Steal Three Masterpieces Worth $12 Million From Gallery Shut Down Because Of COVID-19

Art Thieves Steal Three Masterpieces Worth $12 Million From Gallery Shut Down Because Of COVID-19

While the rest of the world was busy with COVID-19 shutdowns, thieves were plotting to steal artwork valued at $12 million.
Prehistoric Rock Carving Of Half-Man Half-Mantis Figure Unearthed In Iran

Prehistoric Rock Carving Of Half-Man Half-Mantis Figure Unearthed In Iran

The unusual rock carving that depicts a hybrid animal figure may be among the oldest petroglyphs ever uncovered.
How Homophobia Almost Erased The Legacy Of Bayard Rustin, The Man Who Advised MLK

How Homophobia Almost Erased The Legacy Of Bayard Rustin, The Man Who Advised MLK

Bayard Rustin was the mind behind the 1963 March on Washington and organized the first Freedom Rides, but his open homosexuality was fodder for critics of the civil rights movement.
Researchers Just Found Chlamydia In The Deepest Reaches Of The Arctic Ocean

Researchers Just Found Chlamydia In The Deepest Reaches Of The Arctic Ocean

"Finding Chlamydiae in this environment was completely unexpected... And of course begged the question, what on earth were they doing there?"
Discovery Of 3,500-Year-Old Stone Box Could Lead To The Missing Tomb Of Pharaoh Thutmose II

Discovery Of 3,500-Year-Old Stone Box Could Lead To The Missing Tomb Of Pharaoh Thutmose II

Beside the stone box was a wooden one, which contained the pharaoh's inscription.
Two Of The Last White Giraffes In The World Were Slaughtered By Poachers In Kenya

Two Of The Last White Giraffes In The World Were Slaughtered By Poachers In Kenya

The carcasses of the two giraffes belonged to a mother and her calf. The remaining white giraffe has not been seen for some time.
Patient’s Hand Transplants Unexpectedly Change Skin Tone To Match Hers

Patient’s Hand Transplants Unexpectedly Change Skin Tone To Match Hers

"I don't know how the transformation occurred. But it feels like my own hands now," said the 21-year-old transplant recipient.
Community Restores The Childhood Home Of 105-Year-Old Tulsa Race Massacre Survivor

Community Restores The Childhood Home Of 105-Year-Old Tulsa Race Massacre Survivor

While as many as 300 black Tulsans are estimated to have been killed during the 1921 Tusla Race Massacre, many more were displaced after mobs burned their homes to the ground.
The Pyramid Of Djoser, Egypt’s Oldest And Largest, Restored To Its Former Glory

The Pyramid Of Djoser, Egypt’s Oldest And Largest, Restored To Its Former Glory

The Pyramid of Djoser was built more than a century before the woolly mammoth went extinct. And thanks to a recent restoration effort, not only is Egypt's oldest and largest pyramid still standing — it looks better than ever.