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Asteroid That Killed The Dinosaurs Caused Global Warming For The Next 100,000 Years

The asteroid that led to a mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs also had consequences on Earth's climate. For 100,000 years following the impact, temperatures rose dramatically.

Ancient May 25, 2018

Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs Affected The Evolution Of Birds By Eliminating Trees

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs had immense an immense biological impact on the species all across the world. By eliminating trees, this reduced the types of bird that survived the collision.

Ancient May 25, 2018

Deaths From Prostate Cancer Stopped Falling In 2013 But Incidences Continue To Decline

Deaths from prostate cancer fell every year for 20 years, but the number of deaths hit a wall and is no longer facing a drop. Overall prostate cancer incidences have fallen.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 25, 2018

Scientists Figure Out How Human Brains Became 6 Times Larger Than Expected

Humans have larger brains than other animals but scientists have always struggled to learn why that is. Scientists now say that they have figured out how and why human brains became so large.

Ancient May 24, 2018

A NASA Camera Destroyed During SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Managed To Save The Photos

A NASA photographer got his camera melted during the takeoff of a SpaceX rocket. The camera, however, managed to save the photos that were taken by the photographer.

May 24, 2018

Invasive Giant Flatworms Found In France Spotted Since 1999 But Scientists Are Just Now Noticing

Invasive giant flatworms from Asia have been spotted in France since 1999 but scientists are just now getting around to noticing the worms. Tests show that they have been difficult to spot in food shipments.

Animals May 22, 2018

Epic Is Investing $100M To Drive Interest For 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' Esports Tournaments

Epic is investing $100 million to make 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' a player in the esports arena. It will be offering that amount of prize money in tournaments throughout the year.

Video Games May 21, 2018

Interstellar Immigrant Has Been Caught In Jupiter's Orbit For 4.5 Billion Years: Where Did This Asteroid Come From?

Scientists just found this solar system's first interstellar immigrant, an object from outside that has now been in Jupiter's orbit for 4.5 billion years. Where did this interstellar object come from?

Space May 21, 2018

NASA Creating Coldest Spot In The Universe That Is 10 Billion Times Colder Than Vacuum Of Space

NASA will be using lasers on the International Space Station to create the coldest spot in the universe. This spot will be 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space.

Space May 21, 2018

Google May Have Faked Its Duplex AI Demo That Freaked Everyone Out

Google came under fire for creating AI so advanced that it mimicked a human voice down to the speech patterns. This outrage may have been in vain as the company is skirting questions about the demonstration.

Google May 18, 2018

NASA Exoplanet Hunter TESS Takes Test Image As It Gets Gravity Boost From The Moon

NASA's exoplanet hunting spacecraft TESS snapped a photograph as it made its way pay the moon, thanks to a gravity assist. TESS will be hunting for exoplanets and is expected to find thousands.

Space May 18, 2018

China Launching Satellite To Study Far Side Of The Moon On May 21

China is getting ready to launch its satellite that will study the far side of the Moon, which is tidally locked and perpetually facing away from Earth. The satellite is a preparation for a rover China will send in the future.

Space May 18, 2018

Bill Gates Tells Story About The 2 Times He Explained To Donald Trump The Difference Between HPV And HIV

Bill Gates told a story to an audience where it showed that the current president of the United States doesn't know the difference between HPV and HIV. Gates had to explain the difference between the two on two separate occasions.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 18, 2018

Google's Leaked Internal Video 'The Selfish Ledger' Shows How A Population Could Be Controlled By Data

In a Black Mirror-style video, Google produced an internal video called 'The Selfish Ledger' that shows how data can be used to control people. When a large company that controls a vast amount of data makes a video such as this, it is concerning.

Google May 18, 2018

Scientists May Have Found Evidence Of Planet Nine Due To Strange Orbit Of Trans Neptunian Object

Scientists have theorized that there may be a ninth planet in the solar system due to strange orbits that many Trans Neptunian objects have. One of those objects may have just delivered evidence of a ninth planet.

Space May 17, 2018

April 2018 Was The 400th Consecutive Warmer-Than-Average Month Due To Global Warming

Earth just had its 400th consecutive warmer-than-average month due to global warming in April 2018. This April was also the third warmest April on record.

Earth/Environment May 17, 2018

Holographic RED Hydrogen One Phone Will Be Released On AT&T And Verizon This Summer

The mysterious RED Hydrogen One smartphone will be released on two of the US's leading carriers this summer. It purports to be the first holographic phone in the world.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2018

Scientists Still Aren't Sure Why Lizards Developed Toxic Green Blood That Evolved 4 Times

A new study finds that green blood may have evolved independently in several lizards. Scientists are still not sure of the benefits of having green toxic blood.

Animals May 17, 2018

Stars Found To Have Formed Only 250 Million Years After The Big Bang

Astronomers have found stars that formed just 250 million years after the Big Bang. This is the first time that astronomers have detected stars that are that old.

Space May 16, 2018

Nonprofit Company Plans To Print All 25 Million English Wikipedia Pages And Send Them To The Moon

A nonprofit company revealed its plan to print out all of the pages in the English archive of Wikipedia on metal sheets and send them to the moon. The sheets will be thinner than human hair.

Space May 16, 2018

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