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A farmer has discovered the remains of a dinosaur that could have passed for the ostrich-like cassowary in its day, sporting the flightless bird's head crest and long thunder thighs, indicating it could run quickly, just like its modern-day lookalike. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
The notorious "Sourtoe Cocktail" — a shot of alcohol containing a dehydrated human toe — is a bizarre tradition at the Downtown Hotel's Sourdough Saloon, in Dawson City, Yukon Territory. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
A curling tongue of clouds reaches out to taste the Iberian Peninsula in a new satellite image. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
Why do we consider some occupations 'male' and other 'female'? New research sheds some light on how giving jobs genders hurts everyone, men included. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
The $100 million Breakthrough Starshot initiative has achieved what might prove to be a "Sputnik moment" in successfully lofting its first spacecraft — the smallest ever launched and operated in orbit. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
The mystery of Prince Rupert's drops, which are tadpole-shaped glass confections that can resist a hammer blow to the head but also shatter with slightest pressure on the tail, has finally been solved. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
The fantastical "Game of Thrones" world is now on Google Earth, with 33 locations — including medieval castles, maze-like gardens and rocky ports — showing exactly where key scenes were filmed. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
The HBO hit show "Game of Thrones" takes place in a world of fantasy, but dozens of the scenes were filmed at real medieval castles and in wild forests and craggy mountainsides across Europe and Iceland. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
Dozens of killer whales have died in captivity, including the 3-month-old orca named Kyara that just died at SeaWorld. So why do these marine mammals seem to fare so poorly? [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience
Is alcohol good for your health or bad? With no shortage of contradictory findings, it's understandable if you're left feeling like you've had a little too much to drink. [...]
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
Source: LiveScience