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Meet The Entelodont, The Horse-Sized “Hell Pig” Whose Teeth Were As Thick As A Human Wrist

Meet The Entelodont, The Horse-Sized “Hell Pig” Whose Teeth Were As Thick As A Human Wrist

Weighing in at 2,000 pounds and sporting arm-sized fangs, the entelodont earned its status as the "hell pig" of prehistoric North America.
Hundreds Of ‘Extinct’ Creatures Found In Honduras’ ‘Lost City Of The Monkey God’

Hundreds Of ‘Extinct’ Creatures Found In Honduras’ ‘Lost City Of The Monkey God’

Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program spent three weeks traversing the thick rainforests of Honduras, discovering and documenting hundreds of species. Some are entirely new to science.
This Week In History News, June 16 – 22

This Week In History News, June 16 – 22

Meteor storm that once devastated Russia due back, Irish famine victims' remains found, sole Frida Kahlo voice recording uncovered.
The Great Lesbian Love Affair Of Rose Cleveland, The Former First Lady Of The United States

The Great Lesbian Love Affair Of Rose Cleveland, The Former First Lady Of The United States

"You are mine, and I am yours, and we are one, and our lives are one henceforth," the former First Lady wrote.
Researchers Drop 17,000 Wallets To Test Human Honesty — And Are Pleasantly Surprised By The Results

Researchers Drop 17,000 Wallets To Test Human Honesty — And Are Pleasantly Surprised By The Results

The international experiment showed that people are certainly better than we thought.
Japanese Scientists Crack Mystery Of The Nazca Lines

Japanese Scientists Crack Mystery Of The Nazca Lines

Scientists were able to re-identify 16 bird geoglyphs from Peru’s mysterious Nazca lines. One drawing that was previously thought to be a hummingbird has been re-classified as a hermit.
Priceless 17th-Century Caravaggio Painting Discovered Behind Mattresses In Old French Attic

Priceless 17th-Century Caravaggio Painting Discovered Behind Mattresses In Old French Attic

It took five years of verification and restoration to prepare the 1607 Caravaggio for auction. It is expected to go for $170 million.
Fish Egg Survives And Hatches After A Swan Ate It And Pooped It Out

Fish Egg Survives And Hatches After A Swan Ate It And Pooped It Out

Only five out of 650 killifish eggs survived the long journey through the swan’s digestive tract intact. And only one of them hatched.
Scientists Discover 8,000-Year-Old Drawings Inside Two-Billion-Year-Old Impact Crater

Scientists Discover 8,000-Year-Old Drawings Inside Two-Billion-Year-Old Impact Crater

"As scientists, we recognize the special nature of the impact crater, but it was also recognized by ancient inhabitants of the area," a geologist said of the discovery at Vredefort.
This Week In History News, June 9 – 15

This Week In History News, June 9 – 15

Preserved 40,000-year-old wolf head unearthed, Russian Chernobyl series in the works, gate from the time of King David discovered.
Listen To The Only Known Recording Of Frida Kahlo’s Voice, Uncovered 60 Years After Her Death

Listen To The Only Known Recording Of Frida Kahlo’s Voice, Uncovered 60 Years After Her Death

The audio recording features Mexican painter Frida Kahlo as she recites an essay she wrote dedicated to her husband and creative partner, muralist Diego Rivera.