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Scientists Discover 558 Million-Year-Old Fossil Is Actually The World’s Oldest Known Animal

Scientists Discover 558 Million-Year-Old Fossil Is Actually The World’s Oldest Known Animal

For decades, scientists could not agree on whether to classify the Dickinsonia as an animal or not — until this new study showed that it is actually the oldest known animal.
Bizarre-Looking Sea Creature Captured On Film – And The Scientists’ Reactions Are Priceless

Bizarre-Looking Sea Creature Captured On Film – And The Scientists’ Reactions Are Priceless

In the video, the creature completely transforms its body and pretty much blows the scientists' minds.
This Week In History News, Sept. 16 – 22

This Week In History News, Sept. 16 – 22

Woman who seduced and killed Nazis as a teen dies at 92, scientists unearth mummified Ice Age wolf pup, researchers find evidence of medieval female pope.
Scientists Gave Octopuses MDMA And It Completely Changed Their Behavior

Scientists Gave Octopuses MDMA And It Completely Changed Their Behavior

When researchers gave the octopuses a dose of MDMA similar to what a human would take, their personalities did a complete 180.
This Maine Restaurant Is Hotboxing Their Lobsters With Cannabis Smoke Before Boiling Them

This Maine Restaurant Is Hotboxing Their Lobsters With Cannabis Smoke Before Boiling Them

"If we’re going to take a life we have a responsibility to do it as humanely as possible.”
DNA Testing Could Help Conservationists To Stop Cartels Behind The Elephant Ivory Trade

DNA Testing Could Help Conservationists To Stop Cartels Behind The Elephant Ivory Trade

Researchers discovered that cartels often separate tusk pairs in order to cover up their tracks, but this practice might end up leading law enforcement straight to them.
Meet Ming The Clam, The World’s Oldest-Recorded Animal, Who Was Killed By The Scientists That Studied Him

Meet Ming The Clam, The World’s Oldest-Recorded Animal, Who Was Killed By The Scientists That Studied Him

Ming the clam is more than half a millennium old, so how could scientists kill the animal?
This Photo Of A Woman Posing With A Leopard She Killed Sparks Mass Outrage

This Photo Of A Woman Posing With A Leopard She Killed Sparks Mass Outrage

Big-game hunting enthusiasts say that their activities actually benefit wildlife conservation, and animal rights groups couldn't disagree more.
Mummified Ice Age Wolf Pup And Caribou With Skin And Fur Intact Discovered In Canadian Permafrost

Mummified Ice Age Wolf Pup And Caribou With Skin And Fur Intact Discovered In Canadian Permafrost

"The remains are highly evocative because they enable us to make almost face-to-face connection with animals that are tens of thousands of years old."
This Week In History News, Sept. 9 – 15

This Week In History News, Sept. 9 – 15

Ancient elk skull uncovered, Greek tomb dug up, haul of Roman coins found.
Will North Carolina’s Hog Waste Lagoons Overflow During Hurricane Florence?

Will North Carolina’s Hog Waste Lagoons Overflow During Hurricane Florence?

As Hurricane Florence dumps dozens of inches of rain onto North Carolina, many are wondering if the state's pig manure lagoons will be able to withstand the downpours — without contaminating their drinking water.