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Ancient remains prove women have been running shit for at least 9000 years

The skeleton of an ancient woman with hunting gear is challenging longstanding beliefs that men went out to hunt while women simply gathered. The 9,000-year-old remains were found with a fully decked out hunting kit including 20 stone projectiles… → Read More

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Remember those brain-eating amoeba? Thanks to climate change, they're moving north

As the climate crisis continues to worsen, the list of its impacts continues to grow. The latest: A recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that warming waters and temperatures are pushing brain-eating… → Read More

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Scientists have figured out the mystery of a lifetime — why giant pandas roll in horse poop

Giant pandas, those adorable mascots of wildlife conversation, like to roll around in horse poop. They can't get enough of the stuff. Just really getting filthy with it, rubbing it all over their bodies when they come across it in the wild. Until… → Read More

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That weird asteroid from 2017 might have been aliens, says Harvard astronomer

The weird cigar-shaped object that flew past Earth in 2017 could've been alien technology, claims the head of Harvard's astronomy department, but humans didn't realize it because we're not the "smartest kid on the block." The somewhat harsh… → Read More

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How to land a green job, regardless of your experience level

Getting paid to contribute to a cause you believe in is the dream, as evidenced by the ever growing number of young people who say they'd take a pay cut to work at a sustainable company or one that cares about the environment. But that widespread… → Read More

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That weird asteroid from 2017 might have been aliens, says Harvard astronomer

The weird cigar-shaped object that flew past Earth in 2017 could've been alien technology, claims the head of Harvard's astronomy department, but humans didn't realize it because we're not the "smartest kid on the block." The somewhat harsh… → Read More

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Goodbye, Adobe Flash, the treasure trove of dorky humor from my youth

There aren't many more hours left in 2020, but it sure as hell isn't gonna leave without slipping in a little more misery on its way out the door. This time, the source of the sadness comes from the death of Adobe Flash, the beloved program that… → Read More

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Scientists don't know why one-third of U.S. rivers have turned yellow or green

Satellite images of rivers across the U.S. have revealed a troubling color-changing trend: Over the past three decades, one-third of formerly blue rivers have turned a shade of yellow or green. The discovery comes after an analysis of nearly 235,000… → Read More

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When nature couldn't heal: The species we lost in 2020

Earlier this year, "nature is healing" became a meme after animals were spotted venturing into humanless cities all over the world during pandemic lockdowns. But the truth is nature isn't healing, and the brief respite in emissions coronavirus… → Read More

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Your organic meat is also horrible for the climate, new study finds

Humans have an iffy relationship with meat. While we love the stuff, there are so many problems with it. It's not good for the environment, there are tons of ethical issues with slaughter, and eating too much of it can be unhealthy. Despite… → Read More

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Watch an octopus punch a fish in the face

Octopuses are some of the smartest invertebrates in the animal kingdom, with an exceptional ability to solve problems, use tools, and recognize their surroundings and individual people. Over the years, aquariums have told stories of their octopuses… → Read More

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The Trump administration is making showers bad again

After ongoing complaining and bellyaching about showerheads with weak water flow, President Trump finally got what he wanted. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Energy finalized a rollback of water efficiency standards that limited household… → Read More

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Climate change is likely pushing brain-eating amoeba further north

As the climate crisis continues to worsen, the list of its impacts continues to grow. The latest: A recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that warming waters and temperatures are pushing brain-eating… → Read More

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8 tips for dealing with the overwhelming mess that is your Gmail inbox

If your Gmail inbox is full of hundreds of read and unread emails, don’t be embarrassed: you’re not the only one. Sorting out the important mail from the junk mail might feel like it’ll take time you simply don’t have, but when the number of… → Read More

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Exxon's plans to reduce emissions are meaningless

On Monday, ExxonMobil announced plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to reach the targets laid out in the Paris Agreement by 2025. Not a bad goal! The problem, however, is that Exxon has worded its PR-friendly announcement in such a way that… → Read More

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Asian honeybees have found a secret weapon against murder hornets: poop

Murder hornets, formally known as Asian giant hornets, are bloodthirsty insects best known for their "slaughter phase," a period when they infiltrate honeybee hives, decapitate the bees, and take the larvae for food. They can wipe out entire nests… → Read More

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Scientists have figured out the mystery of a lifetime — why giant pandas roll in horse poop

Giant pandas, those adorable mascots of wildlife conversation, like to roll around in horse poop. They can't get enough of the stuff. Just really getting filthy with it, rubbing it all over their bodies when they come across it in the wild. Until… → Read More

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Google's Year in Search reveals our distanced lives impacted by a rough 2020

2020 has been one heck of a year. Our everyday habits were upended by a pandemic, which forced us to isolate from friends, coworkers, and loved ones. Small businesses have struggled and many have closed as coronavirus all but eliminated shopping and… → Read More

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A third mysterious monolith has been torn down by racists chanting "Christ is king"

A metallic monolith in California, similar in shape to others found in Utah and Romania, was vandalized Wednesday night by a group of men who chanted "Christ is king" as they knocked it down. In its place, the men erected a plywood cross and tied… → Read More

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Somehow the Swiss Alps are still growing, shocking scientists

The Swiss Alps, already quite tall, are growing even taller, according to a new study in Earth-Science Reviews. The discovery flies in the face of previous research, which said the Alps were neither growing nor shrinking, but just kind of staying… → Read More