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Dutch Astronomers Discover Possible 'Toddler Planet' By Accident

Dutch astronomers and an international team of scientists accidentally discovered a toddler planet. It was found to be a small companion of the binary CS Cha that they were studying.

Space May 14, 2018

New Spider-Like Crab Species Discovered In India: Climbs Up And Lives On Trees

Scientists finally confirm that an elusive crustacean first spotted in 2014 is a new crab species that lives in trees, but it’s not like other tree-dwelling crabs.

Animals April 9, 2017

Land Rover Discovery Project Hero Search And Rescue SUV Sports A Drone On Top

Land Rover unveiled a special Discovery SUV dubbed Project Hero, designed to help in search and rescue operations. The vehicle aims to serve as a fully equipped mobile command unit complete with a roof-mounted drone and could be a real game-changer in emergency situations.

Car Tech March 8, 2017

There's A Plant In Japan That Neither Photosynthesizes Nor Blooms

A new plant species has been discovered on Japan's Kuroshima Island. Called Gastrodia kuroshimensis, the plant species is unique in that it neither photosynthesizes nor blooms.

Earth/Environment October 15, 2016

Periscope Announces New Features Coming Soon: What We Know About New Search Feature, Permanent Saves And Drone Live Streams

The Twitter-owned live stream app Periscope announced new features coming soon include a new way to search for and discover content, permanent saves and streaming via drones.

Apps/Software May 9, 2016

Scientists Discover New Frog Species In Madagascar Mountain

A team of scientists has discovered two new unique frog species in Madagascar. They were found at the Tsaratanana Massif Mountain, the island's highest point.

Animals January 15, 2016

Fifth-Generation Land Rover Discovery Gearing Up For 2016 Debut: Here’s Everything We Know So Far

Land Rover is preparing to launch the fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery in 2016. The new Discovery, which is inspired by the Discovery Vision concept unveiled last year, will have at least three models.

FUTURE TECH January 2, 2016

These Scientific Discoveries, Breakthroughs Can Potentially Change Our World

Many scientific discoveries shook the world in 2015. But there are major breakthroughs still needed to transform various fields, such as space exploration, cancer treatment, biodiversity, and improved healthcare.

December 29, 2015

Newly Discovered Cousin Of Velociraptor Reveals That Famed Dinosaur Was Feathered

A fossil found in China shows an exquisitely preserved specimen of a new feathered dinosaur that’s a close relative of Velociraptor. The discovery offers a glimpse of what Velociraptor looked like in real life, as fossils preserving Velociraptor’s feathers are scarce.

July 16, 2015

Crumpled Paper Resembles Folds In Brains Due To Universal Scaling Law

The same physical law that controls the way a sheet of paper folds when you crumple it up also dictates the folding of the tissues in your brain. The folding in the brain affects how quickly it can process information.

July 2, 2015

Strange New Dinosaur Species Discovered, Nicknamed ‘Hellboy’ By Scientists

After a long, difficult excavation saga, a new species of dinosaur was unveiled for display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology in Alberta, Canada. It's a close relative of Triceratops, but its bizarre feature surprised scientists.

June 4, 2015

Top 10 Most Fascinating Species Discovered This Year

From a cartwheeling spider to the ‘chicken from Hell,’ this year’s list of the Top 10 newly discovered species proves that our planet is still full of hidden wonders.

Animals May 21, 2015

First 'Warm-Blooded' Fish Discovered

The opah, a large fish found throughout the world, can keep its body warmer than the waters in which it lives. No other known fish has this ability.

Animals May 14, 2015

Astronomers Discover Famous Star’s Significant Other

One of the universe’s most studied stars, Delta Cephei, turns out to be part of a pair. Its partner likely escaped detection over the past two centuries because of its 'small mass.'

Space May 12, 2015

Best Buy Takes A Bite Of Apple Pay: Will It Drop CurrentC Mobile Payment Platform?

Best Buy announced that it would begin accepting mobile payments from its customers through the Apple Pay system. Customers can complete their purchases using the Best Buy app in their iPhone 6 devices and in the recently launched Apple Watch.

Business April 28, 2015

The MythBusters Bring 'Doom' To Life In Special Video Game Episode

'Doom' is coming to life on a small screen near you. No, not in that godawful movie. Discovery's 'MythBusters' is tackling video game myths with the help of id Software and 'Doom 3.'

Movies/TV Shows January 27, 2015

Mastodon Fossils Unearthed by Contractor While Excavating Backyard

You find the most surprising thing when you least expect it. For a contractor, a day at work turned up the discovery of a lifetime as he unearthed mastodon bones in his neighbor's backyard.

Animals January 13, 2015

#EatenAlive: Twitterverse Reacts to Paul Rosolie's Anaconda Documentary on Discovery

Paul Rosolie got #EatenAlive in a 2 hour Discovery Channel Special. Well, not quite, and twitter exploded with the hate.

Feature December 8, 2014

Scientists witness what could be the birth of a new planet

After studying over a decade of research, scientists discover what could be a new planet forming about 335 light years away from Earth. The planet orbits around a star known as HD 100546.

Internet Culture September 9, 2014

'Mythbusters' team is breaking up after 10 years

After 10 years and 375 myths busted, three members of the 'Mythbusters' team are leaving the hit Discovery Channel show.

Movies/TV Shows August 22, 2014

Discovery astronaut Hank Hartsfield passes away at 80

Discovery commander Hank Hartsfield succumbs to illness, dies at 80. His life was filled with many milestones, most of them involved being up in the air and space.

FUTURE TECH July 21, 2014

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