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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.
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.
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.
TWO NEW NASA INSTITUTES WILL PREPARE US TO LIVE AWAY FROM EARTH
NASA has decided to fund two Space Technology Research Institutes (STRIs) to help prepare humanity to colonize other parts of the universe. Experts like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking agree that humanity must venture to live outside of our planet.
IT'S OFFICIAL. COOLING TO ABSOLUTE ZERO IS MATHEMATICALLY IMPOSSIBLE
Scientists have proven the third law of thermodynamics. Proving this law true will help many areas of science, including quantum computing.
TECH EXPERT WARNS THAT AI COULD BECOME "A FASCIST'S DREAM"
Are the goals of AI and the fascist movement are similar?
FACTS ABOUT GROUNDHOGS
Groundhogs, also called woodchucks, are large rodents. They are also one of the 14 species of marmot, or ground squirrels.
COULD A SPACECRAFT FLY TO THE SUN?
Humans have sent spacecraft to the moon, the red planet Mars and even distant interstellar space, but could we send a spaceship to the scorching sun?
The answer is yes, and it's happening soon.
In 2018, NASA plans to launch the Solar Probe Plus mission to the sun.
CLIMATE THREAT TO WILDLIFE MAY HAVE BEEN MASSIVELY UNDERREPORTED
More than 700 of the world's threatened and endangered animal species may be directly affected by climate change, according to a new study — vastly more than the number of animal species scientists initially thought would face risks from global warming.