Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Secret Lives of Cannibal Stars, A Brief History of Book Burning, "Screaming Armadillo" Pups and More

 
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The Secret Lives of Cannibal Stars Revealed, Thanks to 15th Century Korean Astronomers
 
The Secret Lives of Cannibal Stars Revealed, Thanks to 15th Century Korean Astronomers
 
 
A Brief History of Book Burning, From the Printing Press to Internet Archives
 
A Brief History of Book Burning, From the Printing Press to Internet Archives
 
 
Prying Apart the Mighty Bite of a Malaysian Trap-Jaw Ant
 
Prying Apart the Mighty Bite of a Malaysian Trap-Jaw Ant
 
 
How Getting Fish Hooked on Drugs Could Help Fight Opioid Addiction
 
How Getting Fish Hooked on Drugs Could Help Fight Opioid Addiction
 
 
Astronomers Detect 15 Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts From a Distant Galaxy
 
Astronomers Detect 15 Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts From a Distant Galaxy
 
 
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See the Most Northerly Sand Dunes in the World
 
See the Most Northerly Sand Dunes in the World
 
 
First Gene Therapy Treatment Approved in U.S.
 
First Gene Therapy Treatment Approved in U.S.
 
 
Skeleton Stolen From Underwater Cave in Mexico Was One of Americas' Oldest
 
Skeleton Stolen From Underwater Cave in Mexico Was One of Americas' Oldest
 
 
Terry Pratchett's Unfinished Novels Got Steamrolled
 
Terry Pratchett's Unfinished Novels Got Steamrolled
 
 
The Mystique of the American Diner, from Jack Kerouac to
 
The Mystique of the American Diner, from Jack Kerouac to “Twin Peaks”
 
 
Seven Must-See Museums in Austria
 
Seven Must-See Museums in Austria
 
 
Flexible Batteries May Soon Be Printed Right On Your Clothes
 
Flexible Batteries May Soon Be Printed Right On Your Clothes
 
 
Once You See These Brand New "Screaming Armadillo" Pups, You'll Be Screaming Too
 
Once You See These Brand New "Screaming Armadillo" Pups, You'll Be Screaming Too
 
 
19 Fall Festivals in Canada to Get You Excited for Sweater Weather
 
19 Fall Festivals in Canada to Get You Excited for Sweater Weather
 
 
Cassini's Last Moments, in Gory Detail
 
From Air & Space
 
Cassini’s Last Moments, in Gory Detail
 
 
Taiwan's Yehliu Geopark Is Like Disneyland for Rock Lovers
 
Taiwan's Yehliu Geopark Is Like Disneyland for Rock Lovers
 
 
The First Syphilis Cure Was the First 'Magic Bullet'
 
The First Syphilis Cure Was the First 'Magic Bullet'
 
 
Today in History
 
On this day in 1888, Mary Ann Nichols, known as “Polly,” was killed on a narrow London street. Nichols, a prostitute, was Jack the Ripper's first known victim. Find out why, more than 100 years after the fact, Jack the Ripper's identity might soon be proven.
 
 
 
 
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The cows and farmer are going to the rice field in Ta Pa valley, Tri Ton District, An Giang. Until now, cows are precious asset and the friends of Khmer people in Vietnam, especially for mountainous farmers. For hundreds of years, The Khmer people in this area have been working in the field with their cows as coworker, although today the tractor is popular
 
"Friendship" Photo by Thuan Vo
 
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