SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
WHAT IS SHORT-TERM MEMORY LOSS?
When a person experiences short-term memory loss, he or she can remember incidents from 20 years ago but is fuzzy on the details of things that happened 20 minutes prior.
'RADICAL' MUSLIMS? THE HISTORY OF SALAFISTS
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FACTS ABOUT VENUS FLYTRAPS
Unlike most plants, Venus flytraps are carnivorous, which means they eat meat. Charles Darwin wrote in his 1875 publication, "Insectivorous Plants," that the Venus flytrap is "one of the most wonderful [plants] in the world.
50,000 YEAR OLD LIFEFORMS WERE FOUND IN AN ABANDONED MINE
NASA Astrobiologist Penelope Boston has uncovered 50,000 year old microscopic organisms in the deep and extreme Naica caves. This discovery could, alongside existing knowledge and researcher, allow scientists to better understand early life on Earth and possible life on other planets.
DINOSAURS MAKE AN OPERATIC DEBUT AT MUSEUM WITH 'RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT'
At the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City, the dinosaur halls offer a window into a world millions of years ago, with mounted fossil skeletons representing massive extinct animals such as Tyrannosaurus rex and the long-necked Apatosaurus.
FACTS ABOUT VANADIUM
Vanadium is a medium-hard, steel-blue metal. Although a lesser-known metal, it is quite valuable in the manufacturing industry due to its malleable, ductile and corrosion-resistant qualities.
3,000-YEAR-OLD CHILD FOOTPRINTS FOUND AT SITE OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN PALACE
Mysterious, 3,000-year-old footprints of ancient Egyptian children have emerged alongside rare painting fragments, at what appears to be the site of a royal palace or temple.
ELON MUSK SET TO REVEAL A BREAKING SPACEX ANNOUNCEMENT
At 4pm EST (1pm GMT), Elon Musk is going to reveal new information about his commercial spaceflight company.
CASPIAN SEA: LARGEST INLAND BODY OF WATER
The Caspian Sea is the Earth's largest inland body of water. It lies at the junction of Europe and Asia, with the Caucasus Mountains to the west and the steppes of Central Asia to the east.
FACTS ABOUT GROUNDHOGS
Groundhogs, also called woodchucks, are large rodents. They are also one of the 14 species of marmot, or ground squirrels.