Researchers have uncovered 8 million mummified animals dating back 2,500 years. Most are dogs. Archaeologist Salima Ikram says the huge number points to the likely existence of ancient puppy mills.
Going on a picnic with someone special? Make sure to pack watermelon, a food that lore says is an aphrodisiac. No food is actually scientifically linked to desire, but here’s how some got that rep.
A nightmarish vision of the world as seen through the eyes of Google’s artificial intelligence programme which they have TAUGHT to recognise and sort images
MailOnline has recruited specialist Bill Cava to harness the power of Google’s artificial intelligence network – turning famous photos into exaggerated psychedelic nightmares. —> Read More
NEW YORK, July 4 (UPI) — The French frigate Hermione and other replica warships sailed down the Hudson and past Manhattan as part of an Independence Day parade. —> Read More
Carrying more than 6,100 pounds of food, fuel, and supplies for the International Space Station crew, the unpiloted ISS Progress 60 cargo craft launched at 12:55 a.m. EDT (10:55 p.m. local time in Baikonur) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
A new cosmic portrait taken at an observatory in Chile reveals a cluster of blue and white stars. —> Read More
Chances are, your smartphone is broadcasting sensitive data to the world, says Glenn Wilkinson, who hacks people’s phones to demonstrate the risk (full text available to subscribers)
Greece is short on cash, but rich in heritage. That’s got to be worth something. —> Read More
New Horizons scientists combined the latest black and white map of Pluto’s surface features (left) with a map of the planet’s colors (right) to produce a detailed color portrait of the planet’s northern hemisphere (center). The color is what you’d see if you were riding along with New Horizons. “Ralph” is a visible/infrared imager.
Hey, Mars, you’ve got company. Looks like there’s a second “red planet” in the Solar System — Pluto. Color images returned from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, now just 10 days from its encounter with the dwarf planet, show a distinctly ruddy surface with patchy markings that strongly resemble Mars’ appearance in a small telescope.(…)
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A popular zoo in China has become the focus of an unusual new earthquake prediction experiment. The belief that some animals possess the ability to se… —> Read More