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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.
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.
Meet Boris Shcherbina: The Man Who Evacuated Pripyat After Chernobyl Exploded

Meet Boris Shcherbina: The Man Who Evacuated Pripyat After Chernobyl Exploded

After the Chernobyl nuclear power plant suffered a meltdown in 1986, Soviet leader Boris Shcherbina found himself supervising the cleanup of one of modern history's worst catastrophes.
Earth Is Approaching A Meteor Swarm Believed To Have Destroyed A Russian Forest 100 Years Ago

Earth Is Approaching A Meteor Swarm Believed To Have Destroyed A Russian Forest 100 Years Ago

The last Taurid swarm to impact our planet brought down 80 million trees. While that, fortunately, occurred in the middle of Siberia, scientists are concerned we're due for another sooner rather than later.
Louisiana Woman Dead In First-Ever Recorded Marijuana Overdose⁠—But Can Too Much Pot Really Kill You?

Louisiana Woman Dead In First-Ever Recorded Marijuana Overdose⁠—But Can Too Much Pot Really Kill You?

Despite skepticism from cannabis experts, the coroner who examined her is "100 percent sure" that the primary cause of death was a marijuana overdose.
Perfectly Preserved 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Found In Siberian Permafrost

Perfectly Preserved 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Found In Siberian Permafrost

"This is a unique discovery of the first ever remains of a fully grown Pleistocene wolf with its tissue preserved."
Ancient Romans Generated Enough Air Pollution To Cool All Of Europe, New Study Suggests

Ancient Romans Generated Enough Air Pollution To Cool All Of Europe, New Study Suggests

While Ancient Romans were capable of actively affecting the climate, we're far better at it than they were — and that should worry us all.
Scientists Discover Ancient Siberian Population That Is The Ancestors Of Modern Native Americans

Scientists Discover Ancient Siberian Population That Is The Ancestors Of Modern Native Americans

These DNA results have changed the way scientists are thinking about the migratory patterns of ancient populations.
Doomsday By 2050 If We Don’t Fight Climate Change Now, Report Warns

Doomsday By 2050 If We Don’t Fight Climate Change Now, Report Warns

The report was written by a former fossil fuel executive and backed by the former chief of Australia's military.
Earth’s Animals Will Shrink By 25% This Century Due To Humans’ Destruction Of The Planet

Earth’s Animals Will Shrink By 25% This Century Due To Humans’ Destruction Of The Planet

As humans take up more land for themselves, small animals are expected to survive while larger ones are at greater risk of extinction.