Viral Thu, 25 Jul 2024 12:55:56 +0200 | Newly Discovered Lunar Cave May Serve As A Base Camp On The Moon Despite its beauty, the Moon's surface is not particularly friendly to people. At the equator, daytime temperatures range from 250°F (121°C) to nighttime lows of -208°F (-133°C). It seems improbable that astronauts will ever spend a significant amount of time on the Moon's surface given the presence of micrometeorites and high radiation levels. However, a recent study that was published in Nat... Mon, 22 Jul 2024 19:10:46 +0200 | Giant Wall Covered In 440 High Heels To Honour Domestic Violence Victims Turkish artist Vahit Tuna has made a menacing installation to call attention to domestic violence, a significant problem. He's making a big statement with 440 pairs of black high heels arranged on a massive wall. Every pair stands for a Turkish woman who was murdered in 2018 by her partner. This is a startling figure in a nation where femicide is becoming more common. Tuna hopes that by using bla... Mon, 22 Jul 2024 18:55:27 +0200 | Oldest Message In A Bottle Discovered On Australian Beach On January 21, 2018, the world's oldest message in a bottle was found on a beach in Western Australia—a true example of "better late than never." While strolling with her family and friends just north of Wedge Island, which is located 112 miles (180 km) north of Perth, Tonya Illman noticed a bottle protruding from the sand close to her son's vehicle. She had no idea that it was a bottle that had... Sun, 21 Jul 2024 20:59:47 +0200 | Oldest Wine Found In Liquid Form Discovered In Spanish Tomb In 2019, a family in the southwest of Spain began remodelling their home. They soon came upon a tomb that was a part of the vast cemetery known as the necropolis of the ancient Roman city of Carmo. Because this tomb had been hidden for millennia, thieves had not disturbed it. The early first century CE artefacts that once lay beneath what is now Carmona include a number of incredible discoveries. ... Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:07:48 +0200 | Underground Tunnels Discovered Beneath A 1,500-year-old Istanbul Church Beneath the streets and structures of today are the ancient secrets of their cities. Submerged beneath and extending throughout what is now Istanbul, Constantinople is one of the most fascinating ancient cities of the Mediterranean, with intriguing historical peaks emerging from below. The ancient columns that the Roman residents of the city left behind are one example, as is Hagia Sophia, the anc... Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:02:39 +0200 | Smithsonion Becomes Home Of The Oldest Photo Of A First Lady Which Sold For Almost $500k A fascinating chapter in American photographic history has just been relocated. The Smithsonian recently purchased a daguerreotype of James Madison's wife Dolley Madison, which Sotheby's had previously sold. It is thought to be the earliest photograph of an American first lady. Madison, who was in her late seventies at the time, is shown in the 1846 portrait with her famous turban partially hidden... Wed, 17 Jul 2024 19:57:48 +0200 | Huge Scar On Moon Captured By New Satellite Is Longer Than The Grand Canyon Mars, which is one planet away from Earth, is referred to as the Red Planet because of its hue as it shines in the night sky. The planet is very chilly, despite many satellite photographs making it appear like a balmy desert; this is a truth that any human mission will eventually have to deal with. With satellites and rovers devoted to the task, space exploration has spent a great deal of time and... Mon, 15 Jul 2024 19:35:15 +0200 | Scientists Create Lego Bricks From Meteorite Dust To Test Building Aspects On Mars As for regular space enthusiasts, scientists have long been fascinated by the idea of building permanent structures on the Moon's surface. However, the particular difficulties associated with building in space have compelled scientists to think creatively and unconventionally in order to transform their concepts into workable solutions. A popular colourful building block and material engineering a... Mon, 15 Jul 2024 19:26:16 +0200 | The Oldest Existing World Map Was Carved In Clay Over 2,5 Thousand Years Ago The way a society documents the world, illustrating its recognised borders and contents, reveals a great deal about science, religion, and other topics. For instance, the world is portrayed through a medieval Biblical lens in the 1300-year-old Hereford Mappa Mundi. Alternatively, a Venetian monk from the fifteenth century produced a startlingly accurate crowdsourced world map. Additionally, there ... Sun, 14 Jul 2024 12:50:24 +0200 | Incredible Moment When Lightning Struck The Guatemala Volcano While Erupting There are many exciting natural events that occur, such as lightning strikes that light up the sky or volcanic eruptions. And occasionally, with a little bit of luck, both of these can occur simultaneously, providing some incredible footage that will last a lifetime. Hikers in Guatemala recently witnessed a remarkable sight when Volcán de Fuego, also known as Chi Q'aq, was struck by lightning dur... Sun, 14 Jul 2024 11:56:02 +0200 | Incredible Early Titian Artwork Sells For A Record Breaking Amount Of Just Over 20 Million At Auction One of the most influential supporters of traditional Venetian painting is the Renaissance master Titian. His career lasted the majority of the 16th century, and European royalty praised his work, which was noted for its expressive use of colour. An auction of an early work by him recently demonstrates that his standing in art history circles has never diminished.Christie's sold The Rest on the Fl... Sun, 14 Jul 2024 11:46:44 +0200 | The First Video Capturing An Adorable Wild Bornean Clouded Leopard Family In the wild, few animals are cuter than big cats—or, in this case, medium-sized cats. The Bornean clouded leopard is a small nocturnal predator, but its long tail and unusually long canines make up for it. The cute cats, scientifically named Neofelis diardi borneensis, are extremely elusive and are rarely spotted in person or even caught on camera in their native island of Borneo, Indonesia. How... Sun, 14 Jul 2024 11:34:52 +0200 | How Often Your Office Mug Should Actually Be Washed A lot of people who work in offices have a special coffee mug that they hold onto very tightly. People frequently develop a protective attitude toward their special cup, which acts as a vehicle for their daily caffeine fix and a means of expressing who they are. Additionally, it serves as a conduit for warm beverages, which have been demonstrated to enhance feelings of warmth in metaphor. Research... Wed, 10 Jul 2024 18:31:58 +0200 | Mesmerising Photo Captures Frozen Lake Waves Looking Like Glass Domes Landscape photographer Eric Gross, who is based in Colorado, has traveled to many beautiful places in North America, but nothing could have prepared him for what he discovered on his first trip to a lake in his own backyard. Nestled amidst the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, this peaceful break unveiled something unforeseen. He was drawn to the icy waves as he strolled along the coast because of the ... Wed, 10 Jul 2024 18:25:44 +0200 | Incredible Image Captures The Mesmerising Path The Iss Drifted Across The Sun Miguel Claro, a Portuguese astrophotographer, has once again captivated the public's attention with his enchanted photography. This time, he captured an in-depth photo of the International Space Station (ISS) during its solar transit. The space station crosses the Sun in just a few seconds, traveling at an average speed of 17,500 miles per hour. This adds to the image clarity of Claro, making it e... Wed, 10 Jul 2024 18:19:29 +0200 | New Barbies Released By Mattel Celebrates The Diverse Beauty Of Black Women Mattel, the company that makes Barbies, has been putting a lot of effort into creating diverse dolls lately that showcase women of all hues, shapes, and sizes as well as occupations. The company's most recent Barbie collection, which was created in partnership with Bermudan stylist and creative consultant Shiona Turini, debuted during Black History Month in February.The latest line of clothing is ... Mon, 08 Jul 2024 17:30:16 +0200 | Did You Know The Longest Word In The English Language Is Not Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious What is the longest word in the English language, do you know? Despite how much fun it is to pronounce in song, it is not supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, as popular belief would have you believe. As a matter of fact, it comes in third place. Rather, the word itself is a lot less upbeat.Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, a disease that results from breathing in tiny silicate or quar... Mon, 08 Jul 2024 17:20:50 +0200 | Oldest Cave Art In The World Discovered In Indonesia Was Painted Over 50 Thousand Years Ago It is thought by researchers that a cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi contains the oldest known example of figurative rock art. At least 51,200 years ago, three humans and a pig were painted in a cave. This finds places it at least 5,000 years ahead of the previous record, which was an image of a pig found in an island cave. The results have been published in a new study in Nature."The pic... Mon, 08 Jul 2024 17:10:12 +0200 | The Song Hieronymus Bosch Painted On The Behind Of A Man In His Famous Painting The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch is among the most well-known paintings in existence because of the artist's use of distinctive aesthetics, eerie characters, and astounding depth. The painting is an oil triptych depicting Hell, Paradise, and the Garden of Eden. There are many small details in the intricate artwork that are sometimes missed at first glance. One such detail is the ... Mon, 08 Jul 2024 17:01:23 +0200 | The Remains Of A 6-year-old Neanderthal Child With Down Syndrome Reveals The Caregiving Of Ancient Times The remains of a Neanderthal child were discovered in 1989 during excavations at the Paleolithic cave site known as Cova Negra in Valencia, Spain. Although the fossilised bones may initially appear to be just more proof that these early human relatives' skulls formed, scientists have discovered congenital variations in the inner ear that are suggestive of Down's syndrome. According to a recent pub... Sat, 06 Jul 2024 09:35:46 +0200 | Mystery Of The Origins Of The 30,000-year-old Figurine Finally Resolved  Light is being cast on the origins of a 30,000-year-old sculpture by new information. The 4.4-inch-tall Venus of Willendorf carving was found in Willendorf, Austria, and is named for the town where it was created, sometime between 30,000 and 25,000 BCE. Its construction, however, was obscured for years by the fact that the stone it is made of is not found in the region. Researchers now think... Sat, 06 Jul 2024 09:19:57 +0200 | Man Spends Over 50 Years Drawing His Hometown In Britain On A 100 Foot Long Paper Some people have such a deep love for their hometowns that they want to share everything about them with the rest of the world and preserve their heritage. Many choose to do this by working as tour guides or by just taking pictures of their beautiful city, but one British man's effort is even more admirable. Over the course of 54 years, artist Maurice Ivor Birch drew the town of Aldridge on a 100-... Sat, 06 Jul 2024 09:14:29 +0200 | Artists Gives New Life To Old Books By Changing Them Into Something Enchanting After finding a box of wet books sitting on a Seattle street, artist Isobelle Ouzman began altering books for the first time in 2012. She had no idea that her early experiments with cutting and pasting pages together would eventually lead her to her current full-time passion. Ouzman has made a living by turning unwanted, discarded books into entranceways to fantastical realms.These fantasy and fol... Sat, 06 Jul 2024 09:08:13 +0200 | Pigeons With Parachutes Used During World War Ii To Fly Messages To French Resistance Scientific and technological developments made possible by World War II include the radar and penicillin, which are still in use today. However, the war also saw the troops resort to less conventional means of coordination. One of these was the message-delivery pigeon system. A large number of them were put in crates and dropped behind enemy lines in occupied France, strapped to tiny parachutes. A... Thu, 04 Jul 2024 18:33:18 +0200 | Talented Pilot Lands Her Plane After Canopy Opens And Shatters Mid Air Although many people are afraid of flying, composer and pilot Narine Melkumjan's fear reached a completely new level. Her Extra 330LX monoplane's glass canopy unexpectedly flew open and broke during an aerobatic training flight, leaving her vulnerable to the strong winds. Melkumjan remembers the flight as being "a distressing experience, filled with noise, breathing difficulties, and impaired visi... Thu, 04 Jul 2024 18:28:16 +0200 | Teen Forges Incredible Knife From A 4.5 Billion Year Old Meteorite The Bladesmith Even at the young age of 19, Tristan Dare is already becoming well-known. He has been creating knives that are genuine works of art for the last five years. Interestingly, too, he frequently uses antiquated materials in his blades. Nebula, his most recent creation, was created using one of the oldest meteorites ever discovered—it is thought to be 4.5 billion years old. The blade, ... Tue, 02 Jul 2024 19:44:35 +0200 | Wax Statue Of Abraham Lincoln Melting Due To Extreme Heat In Washington D.c. If you live in the United States, a heat wave is either ending soon or is currently ongoing. Even though our summers are getting hotter and hotter, at least we're not made of wax. This past week, another victim of global warming was a sculpture of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, located in Washington, D.C.In actuality, Abe has had a very difficult year. Sandy Williams IV,... Tue, 02 Jul 2024 19:36:55 +0200 | Glass Venetian Beads Discovered In Alaska Set To Be There Before Columbus There are many problematic—and sometimes downright false—narratives in history. For instance, if one can even "discover" places where millions of people already reside, Columbus did not discover America. It is not even accepted that Columbus was the first European to set foot on the continent. As early as 1000 CE, Norse Viking settlements have been found in Newfoundland, according to archaeolo... Tue, 02 Jul 2024 19:30:32 +0200 | 3,500-year-old Rock Art Discovered During Voluntary Cleanup In Kazakhstan Environmentally, cleaning campaigns are a good thing. But there's more to be excited about for archaeology enthusiasts, thanks to one such mission in Kazakhstan. About 100 petroglyphs from the Bronze or Iron ages, some 3,500 years ago, were discovered by volunteers conducting a cleanup in the Zhambyl (or Jambyl) region.The rock art was discovered, and local archaeologists were called in to study i... Sun, 30 Jun 2024 19:35:24 +0200 | 15-century Monk Creates Shockingly Accurate Map Through Crowdsourcing Information One might assume that it was practically impossible to accurately map the contours of continents and seashores prior to satellites and aviation. But sometimes, thorough study by itself could yield surprisingly accurate, practical maps of the world. A medieval monk by the name of Fra Mauro defied cartographic convention in the fifteenth century by painstakingly creating a massive eight-by-eight-foo... Sun, 30 Jun 2024 19:32:02 +0200 | 105-year-old Teacher Finally Got To Receive Her Masters In Education It was only a few generations ago that American women were expected to give up on their career goals as soon as they got married. This meant retiring from teaching, even though Virginia "Ginger" Hislop, who is currently 105 years old, had spent years of time and effort in her preparation. Hislop left Stanford University in 1941 after completing the majority of her credits, but she never got her ma... Sun, 30 Jun 2024 19:25:40 +0200 | Creative Handyman Turns Simple Walnut Into A Bluetooth Speaker These days, a vast array of speakers in various sizes, shapes, and materials are available to fit any style. However, in spite of all the models that are sold in stores, a resourceful craftsman has created something genuinely original that isn't found there. Mohsen Shirmohammadi, a content creator most known for his YouTube channel Penguin DIY, made a bluetooth speaker that fits inside a walnut!Me... Thu, 27 Jun 2024 19:07:08 +0200 | Ancient Beekeeping Tools Discovered In Mexico The importance of animals was paramount in the Maya civilisation of antiquity. They served as a source of meat, hides, and feathers in addition to having symbolic religious meaning. Among these was the raising of sacred stingless bees (called Xunan-Kab in Mayan) for the purpose of producing honey for trade, ceremonial use, and food. Centuries-old codices contain records of this, and recently, arch... Thu, 27 Jun 2024 19:00:22 +0200 | Missing Head Of Ancient Hygieia Greek Statue Finally Unearthed After 2 Thousand Years The most common method used by the Greeks to immortalise their gods was through the creation of exquisite, majestic stone statues. In their whole or in part, many of these statues still stand today and provide insight into a vanished era of worship and art. Statues in previously undiscovered locations are still being found by archaeologists. Two fascinating discoveries have recently been made duri... Thu, 27 Jun 2024 18:53:25 +0200 | Incredible Photograph Of Airplane Flying Past The Solar Eclipse Wins Contest The North American solar eclipse on April 8 drew millions of viewers, and Kolari Vision assisted photographers in taking safe pictures of the total eclipse. Kolari hosted its first-ever Solar Eclipse Photography Contest to commemorate the momentous occasion. The winners and a number of deserving honourable mentions have now been revealed. Ryan Spangenberg emerged victorious with his inventive... Thu, 27 Jun 2024 18:47:24 +0200 | Over 20-foot-tall Ganesh Sculpture Build Entirely Out Of Bananas The 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebration honours the birth of the elephant-headed god Ganesh, who is revered in Hinduism as the symbol of wisdom, prosperity, and fresh starts. Every year, the Natraj Club in Sambalpur, Odisha, India, crafts an epic statue of the Hindu god out of various materials as a way of paying their respects. Five metric tons, or approximately 5.5 tons, of bananas were used by ... Tue, 25 Jun 2024 19:20:07 +0200 | Crazy Thermostat Temperatures Recommended By The U.s. Government Shocks Readers Due to increasing summer temperatures, a heat advisory is currently in effect for a large portion of the continental United States. The U.S. Government responded to this by releasing recommendations for summer thermostat settings, which call for 78°F at home, 85°F away, and 82°F while you're sleeping. But there has been a lot of debate about these recommendations online.Numerous individuals bel... Tue, 25 Jun 2024 19:04:43 +0200 | $4 Thrift Store Vase Turns Out To Be A Nearly 2,000-year-old Mayan Vase A woman in Washington, D.C., has just returned a real Mayan vase she paid $3.99 for, in what is perhaps the latest instance of a thrift store find turned out to be a significant artefact. Anna Lee Dozier saw the vase about five years ago while browsing the 2A Thrift Store in Clinton, Maryland. Dozier, a human rights advocate with Christian Solidarity Worldwide who has worked with Mexican Indigenou... Tue, 25 Jun 2024 18:51:55 +0200 | Dermatologists Reveal The One Place People Forget To Put Sunscreen Many people will want to go outside and enjoy all of their favourite summertime activities as the weather warms. All of these activities involve being in the sun, whether they are swimming or going to the beach, eating your favourite icy treat, or just taking advantage of the nice weather. It goes without saying that applying sunscreen before being outside in the heat will protect you from a numbe... Sun, 23 Jun 2024 09:22:21 +0200 | Oldest Human Footprints Preserved For Over 3 Million Years Now At Risk Due To Climate Change The earliest hominid species roamed Africa millions of years ago, where they eventually gave rise to modern Homo sapiens. Several long-extinct species that made up the branches or steps of the evolutionary tree leading down to modernity are represented in our family tree. Australopithecus afarensis, who roamed eastern Africa between 2.95 and 3.85 million years ago, was one of the earliest known an... Sun, 23 Jun 2024 09:18:01 +0200 | Graffiti Artist Creates Mesmerising Yarn Installation Inspired By His Beloved Grandma One sentence that best describes Eric Rieger's practice as a contemporary artist, going by the moniker HOTTEA, is, "My work deals with colour, numbers, and human experiences." His intricate yarn installations defy simplicity and straightforwardness, in contrast to this description. With an endless amount of vibrant fibers, these pieces are guaranteed to dazzle. But for HOTTEA, the unifying factor ... Sun, 23 Jun 2024 09:07:42 +0200 | Oldest Horse Carving In The World Was Carved 32 Thousand Years Ago For millennia, horses were an integral part of human existence, even prior to their domestication and use. The earliest humans hunted the wild horses that once roamed Europe and Asia. The horses were immortalised in cave drawings as a noteworthy and valuable food source, most notably in the prehistoric Lascaux caves. But horses were painted by even earlier artists. About 32,000 years ago is when t... Sun, 23 Jun 2024 09:02:10 +0200 | Largest Volcano In Our Solar System Located On Mars Even though our planet's highest peaks are amazing, they are not nearly as tall as the highest mountains in our solar system. Specifically, Olympus Mons is a massive volcano that stretches 374 miles and rises 16 miles above the nearby plains on Mars. It is actually so wide that it doesn't resemble a typical mountain on Earth. It would just look like a gentle slope if you were standing on it. To pu... Tue, 18 Jun 2024 18:07:06 +0200 | James Webb Telescope Captures Most Distant Fascinating Galaxies The astronomy community is still in awe of the celestial bodies that the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has observed. It broke the records set earlier, this time capturing two of the earliest and most distant galaxies ever seen. The two galaxies, JADES-GS-z14-0 and JADES-GS-z14-1, were observed at least 100 million years before the previous record holder and were thought to have existed for aro... Tue, 18 Jun 2024 18:01:19 +0200 | 150 Thousand Photos Of The Moon Showcased The Beautiful Hidden Colours The amazing photographs taken by astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy never cease to amaze us. Recently, he assembled 50,000 photos to create an amazing, high-resolution image of the moon. He used the opportunity to produce a vibrant version that highlights the moon's geological composition while he was working on that project. Utilising the color information from 150,000 lunar images, he has created... Mon, 17 Jun 2024 08:58:37 +0200 | Google And Harvard Teams Up To Create The Most Detailed Map Of The Human Brain One of the most important and complicated objects in the world is the human brain. However, scientists still don't fully understand the three pounds of tissue that govern every decision, emotion, and reflex in our lives. A recent collaboration between the research teams at Google and Harvard has successfully extracted an amazing amount of data from a mere 3 mm sample of brain tissue. The scientist... Mon, 17 Jun 2024 08:52:18 +0200 | The Largest Solar Flare Ever Captured In The Last 7 Years Beautiful auroras were caused by solar flares in early May, drawing the attention of many astronomy enthusiasts and the general public. But less than a week later, a solar flare that was invisible to the human eye became one of the strongest ever recorded. The auroras were produced by the same area of the Sun as this solar flare. For solar physicists who still have many unanswered questions about ... Mon, 17 Jun 2024 08:49:09 +0200 | Alaska Rivers Witnessed From Space Turning Orange Alaska is renowned for its vast, breathtaking, and eerie wilderness. The state is made up of miles of roaring rivers, thick forests, and mountains. Many places, especially the more isolated Arctic regions, can only be reached by bush plane or helicopter. Scientist Jon O'Donnell was taken aback to discover the waters had turned a murky, rusty orange in 2018 while on a visit to one of the state's nu... Mon, 17 Jun 2024 08:44:48 +0200 | Actor And Now Artist Pierce Brosnan Makes His First Solo Personal Art Debut Perhaps the most well-known role that Irish actor Pierce Brosnan played was that of James Bond. But ever since he left the franchise, he has focused more on his other artistic interests, painting being one of them. While acting has taken centre stage, Brosnan has intermittently painted since he was a student in Ireland. In his debut solo exhibition, So Many Dreams, he presents a selection of his o... Tue, 11 Jun 2024 18:47:20 +0200 | Is This Photo Of A Bird Photoshopped Or Real? Japanese nature photographer Kenichi Ohno frequently goes to a nearby marsh to hone his skills. However, one picture in particular—of an egret wading through the shallow water—is making waves. Ohno's photo gained popularity after receiving an honourable mention in the Nature in Japan photo contest run by the All-Japan Association of Photographic Societies (AJAPS). Individuals couldn't decide i... Tue, 11 Jun 2024 18:41:00 +0200 | Incredibly Powerful Portrait Captures New Born Baby And The 1,616 Ivf Injections Before Her The newborn baby portrait by photographer Samantha Packer of Packer Family Photography is a moving and poignant representation of the joys and challenges of parenthood. The picture features the sleeping girl snuggly wrapped in a vibrant wrap, encircled by an unusual arrangement. 1,616 syringes that her parents used to conceive her are scattered around her. Patricia and Kimberly O'Neill attempted i... Mon, 10 Jun 2024 19:22:40 +0200 | Ancient Rock With Irish Writings Discovered By Gardner In His Own Yard Some argue that gardening is therapeutic for the soul, but it can also be just as exciting as traveling back in time. An Englishman called Graham Senior was working in his Coventry garden in May 2020, during the isolated COVID-19 quarantine period, when he came across a rock. Usually, rocks in gardens are more of an annoyance than an attraction, but when Senior dug it up, he discovered strange ins... Mon, 10 Jun 2024 19:03:33 +0200 | Creative Composer Turns Pet Portraits Into Their Own Composition Even Reflecting On Their Personality Pets have long served as sources of inspiration for artists. Pet photography and even funny crafts honouring our furry friends are abundant and seem to go on forever. However, it turns out that animals can inspire musicians to compose beautiful music as well—not just silly love songs you sing to your pet. Through his Sympawnies series, artist and composer Noam Oxman captures the personalities of... Mon, 10 Jun 2024 17:55:04 +0200 | The Stolen Painting From Chatsworth House Finally Returned After 40 Years Things occasionally appear when you least expect them to. This is also true in the world of art, where objects that were once thought to be lost to time or theft can suddenly resurface in strange locations. A stolen painting with connections to a mobster was found by the FBI, while Charles Darwin's notebooks found their way back to Cambridge University. Over time, other pieces that had been lost o... Mon, 10 Jun 2024 17:49:38 +0200 | Tennessee Now First State In U.s. To Support Parent With Free Diapers A typical American who has insurance pays about $2,854 for childbirth. In the absence of insurance, the price soars to $18,865. The cost of raising a child starts with labour and goes up from there. In actuality, one of the largest bills for parents is diapers. Parents will spend about $80 a month or more to keep their little bundles of joy happy and healthy for at least the first 24 months of the... Mon, 03 Jun 2024 19:21:13 +0200 | Rare Purple Pigment Discovered By Archeologists Is More Valuable Than Gold These days, purple is connected to opulent royalty. There is a long history of this association. Since purple was one of the hardest-to-find and most labour-intensive dyes, Roman emperors wore it as a symbol of their wealth and power approximately 2,000 years ago. One of the most sought-after materials in the world of Ancient Rome was a dye known as Tyrian Purple, which was made from snails. In 20... Mon, 03 Jun 2024 19:14:54 +0200 | Two Artist Brothers Brings New Life To Colourful Skateboards By Creating Mesmerising Objects The Canadian design studio Adrian Martinus is run by brothers Adrian and Martinus Pool. Together, they repurpose abandoned skateboards into eco-friendly home décor, giving them a second lease on life. While some of the decks are used to create statement pieces of furniture, like the slab top coffee table, others are turned into hexagon-shaped stud earrings. Whatever their use, all of their produc... Mon, 03 Jun 2024 19:09:26 +0200 | Sperm Whales Haunting Vocalise An Alphabet Like Humans Sperm whales are amazing animals. Spermaceti, "an oil sac that helps the whales focus sound," has long been a target for sperm whales, which are endangered and still recovering from being hunted by whalers in the 19th century. This information is provided by NOAA. Although this oil was a commercial product for humans, whales who live in different regions benefit from it as it helps with communicat... Sun, 02 Jun 2024 18:19:25 +0200 | 17-year-old Teen Becomes The Youngest Doctorate Graduate In Arizona State University A young person from the Chicago area recently made history by becoming the youngest person to ever earn a doctorate from Arizona State University. At the age of seventeen, Dorothy Jean Tillman II recently received her doctorate, making her the youngest student in the history of the university to do so. Tillman has a long history of outstanding academic accomplishments. Those close to her also call... Fri, 31 May 2024 18:29:06 +0200 | Artist Creates Stunning Mural Paintings On Floating Pieces Of Ice Artist David Popa, who is based in Finland, was producing amazing murals that drew inspiration from his surroundings when we last visited. Popa paints on Earth using only charcoal, chalk, and natural pigments. His transient artwork, whether it is made on ice, snow, dirt, or sand, is captivating. Popa frequently uploads videos of his artistic process for those who are curious about how he creates h... Fri, 31 May 2024 18:15:03 +0200 | New Creative Process Allows Diamonds To Be Grown From Scratch In 15 Minutes Diamonds are still in high demand worldwide. After all, they serve a variety of purposes in the mining, automotive, and acoustic equipment industries in addition to being used as jewellery. Lab-grown diamonds have become a popular and environmentally acceptable substitute for natural diamonds, a process that has historically been linked to exploitation. However, those procedures are still time-con... Fri, 31 May 2024 18:08:22 +0200 | Incredible History Of The Once Lost City Of Petra Which Is Now A World Wonder The ancient city of Petra also referred to as the Rose City, is a breathtaking sight that one has to experience for themselves. The 4th century BCE saw the settlement of the formerly prosperous trade hub. One of the New 7 Wonders of the World, it is recognised for its architecture carved out of the red sandstone cliffs. Petra, the ancient Nabataean civilisation's capital, is situated in the southw... Thu, 30 May 2024 19:37:47 +0200 | Bird Like Dinosaur On Display At Chicago Field Museum At Chicago's Field Museum, one of the best Archaeopteryx specimens is currently on display. Darwin's theory of evolution was greatly supported by the 1861 discovery of the first Archaeopteryx fossil, which demonstrated that birds are the closest extant relatives of dinosaurs. For American science enthusiasts, this is a rare chance to see an Archaeopteryx, a dinosaur that once roamed what is now Eu... Tue, 28 May 2024 19:31:30 +0200 | The Most Alien Like Isolated Island On Earth Socotra is a small island that lies off the coast of Yemen and is surrounded by blue waters in the Indian Ocean. The remote area, 220 miles from the mainland, is home to a variety of unusual plants and animals; in fact, 30 % of the plant life there is exclusive to this area. Its moniker, "the most alien-looking place on Earth," is well-deserved.Three distinct geographical regions can be found in S... Tue, 28 May 2024 19:24:58 +0200 | Mayan Farming Practices Makes Agriculture On Mars A Possible Reality It is very likely that within the next fifteen years, humans will visit Mars. But the trip will take nine months total, one way. So, before any people set foot on the Red Planet, it is imperative to figure out how to feed them. By utilising the ancient farming methods employed by the Mayans, researchers in the Netherlands may have developed a workable strategy for producing vegetables that are hig... Tue, 28 May 2024 19:13:13 +0200 | France Reveals New Sniff And Scratch Baguette Postage Stamps Nothing is more stereotypically French than the baguette. The bread's pillowy interior and crispy crust have made it synonymous with its nation of origin. When people think of the European nation, it's frequently one of the first things that come to mind. La Poste, the national postal service of France, has launched a new range of scratch-and-sniff stamps that are meant to resemble the popular bre... Sun, 26 May 2024 15:37:45 +0200 | Incredible Timelapse Of Greenland Icebergs Shows The Seasonal Evolution One of the most amazing sights in the area may be implied by the name of the town of Ilulissat, Greenland, which is located 220 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The Kalaallisut word for icebergs is "Ilulissat," and the nearby Ilulissat Icefjord provides a front-row seat to the annual migration of these ice mammoths. This region was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. Now, a mesmerising ti... Sun, 26 May 2024 15:29:43 +0200 | Lego Reveals Incredible Working Radio That Can Play Music It's highly likely that, as an adult, you harbour nostalgic thoughts regarding radio. Perhaps it was how you came to discover your all-time favourite songs, or perhaps it was when you saw a loved one enjoying it in the car or at home. Even though we now listen to music in very different ways, we still have a soft spot in our hearts for the humble radio. Because they are aware of this, LEGO has rel... Thu, 23 May 2024 19:44:15 +0200 | First Black Astronaut Candidate Finally Makes It To Space At Age 90 Ed Dwight, an Air Force pilot, was selected to be the first Black astronaut in 1961. In addition to having the backing of President John F. Kennedy, who wanted to expand the nation's space program, he graduated in the top half of his class. Regretfully, Dwight was overlooked; many people blame this decision on racism and the political climate of the day. Now, more than sixty years later, Dwight's ... Thu, 23 May 2024 19:33:50 +0200 | Incredible Teen With Down Syndrome Sets World Record At A Marathon In London Lloyd Martin, 19, is the youngest person with Down syndrome to finish a marathon, making history in the process. With his mother by his side, the inspirational teenager finished the 2024 London Marathon with a smile on his face. Martin, who had a hole in his heart from birth, is used to conquering hardship. The young marathoner was determined to reach this goal, even after undergoing surgery to re... Thu, 23 May 2024 19:24:42 +0200 | Gorgeous Monet Painting Sells In New York For A Whopping $38.4 Million The world-famous late painter Claude Monet's works are expected to be extremely popular this year. The Impressionist's masterwork from the Seine River went for an astounding $18.5 million at auction in March. And now, after only two months, one of his charming paintings of hay bales has sold for an incredible $38.4 million, topping the list at the New York City auction where it was bought.Meules ... Tue, 21 May 2024 20:12:43 +0200 | South African Inventor Break Guinness Record For Fastest Drone Flight After defeating Ryan Lademann's previous record of 224 mph, South African photographer and content creator Luke Maximo Bell and his father Mike Bell now hold the Guinness World Record for the fastest drone flight in history. Now that they have the title of "fastest ground speed by a battery-powered remote-controlled (RC) quadcopter," the younger Bell is sharing the steps they took to construct Per... Tue, 21 May 2024 20:04:42 +0200 | Japan Inspires Trash Collection Through Competitive Sport Called Spogomi Sports have become more and more eco-friendly, whether it's through the use of recycled materials to make medals or the reduction of plastic waste in arenas. But what if the purpose of the sport itself was to benefit the environment directly? Check out SpoGomi, a competitive sport where teams must gather trash and litter within a predetermined area and time frame. In addition to improving their co... Tue, 21 May 2024 19:58:28 +0200 | New Underwater Bicycle Device Propels Swimmers Forward Faster A gadget created by the French company Seabike enables swimmers and divers to travel underwater at remarkably quick speeds. It functions as an underwater bicycle. The device, named after the company that designed it, is designed to be strapped around a swimmer's waist. The swimmer then pedals the propeller device at the end of the machine to propel themselves through the water.The Seabike was made... Sun, 19 May 2024 18:06:53 +0200 | Nasa Shows Incredible Footage Of What It Looks Like Flying Into A Black Hole We've discovered an increasing amount of information about these mysterious celestial objects since NASA unveiled the first image of a black hole in 2019. Despite this, a lot of mysteries surround them because of their peculiar physics. Consider what it would appear like to fly into a black hole. Although it's difficult to say for sure, NASA has tried to provide an explanation. Based on the curren... Sun, 19 May 2024 18:01:08 +0200 | New Mystery Of How The Dinosaurs Became Extinct Unlocked Through New Fossil Discovery Consider a catastrophe that killed 75% of all living things on Earth, including dinosaurs. Though it might sound like something from a science fiction or horror film, this is exactly what happened when the Cretaceous period ended abruptly 66 million years ago. The Chicxulub Impactor, an asteroid or comet, is thought to have struck Earth near what is now the Yucatan. In the end, the event severely ... Sun, 19 May 2024 17:56:12 +0200 | Take A Look At The Shocking Prediction As To What Earth Will Look Like In 250 Million Years You likely studied Pangea, sometimes written as Pangaea, the ancient supercontinent that was home to the first dinosaurs. A process known as continental drift started to move parts of the land apart about 200 million years ago. The continents moved to their present positions by splitting apart and riding the tectonic plates. However, the surface of Earth is dynamic. The Himalayas are rising a litt... Sun, 19 May 2024 17:51:03 +0200 | Artist Uses Luminous Glass To Create Mesmerising Installation And Kitchen Ware Rui Sasaki, a Japanese artist, creates captivating glass sculptures that eloquently depict the changing weather. She creates both small and large luminous installations using phosphorescent glass, a substance that can store light and glow in the dark. These pieces, which range from abstract objects to kitchenware to cascading raindrops, appear in dimly lit rooms like blue-tinted spectres.Sasaki, o... Thu, 16 May 2024 18:41:34 +0200 | Blind Artist Designs Incredible Mural Celebrating The Power Of Music Harmony in music is the process of fusing various sounds to produce a fresh, lovely sound. For one of his most recent works, a mural he painted in downtown Garland, Texas, artist John Bramblitt took inspiration from this poignant idea. This street art not only conveys a positive message about a flourishing community but also showcases the artistry and perseverance of Bramblitt, who is blind.Brambl... Thu, 16 May 2024 18:34:09 +0200 | Mesmerising 9- Foot Marble Run Of The Incredible Nine-foot Notre Dame De Paris Cathedral GraviTrax components and other 3D printed materials were used by Masked Marble to create an exquisitely detailed nine-foot marble run depicting the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral. It took more than four months to build the model, which is scaled at 1:48 to the real object.This marble run, which is named after Notre Dame, is large enough to occupy a whole ping-pong table! I built it over the course ... Tue, 14 May 2024 18:43:20 +0200 | Lost Caravaggio Painting Rediscovers By Prado Museum In Spain A painting was about to go up for auction in Spain in 2021 when the government intervened to stop the sale. The artwork, which had an initial price tag of €1,500 ($1,600), was identified as being by José de Ribera, an apprentice of Italian painter Caravaggio. When the esteemed Prado Museum began to suspect that the painting might actually be a long-lost work by the Baroque master himself, it no... Sun, 12 May 2024 16:36:56 +0200 | 250-year-old Bottles Containing Cherries Discovered In The Famous Mount Vernon Home Of George Washington There's no telling what archaeologists might uncover when they sift through ancient sites. Timeless objects that have defied decay and time itself are some of the most intriguing and educational finds. These include the tragic Roman casts that were buried beneath Pompeii's ash and the preserved snacks that were found beneath the Roman Colosseum. At other times, it's discovering a sliver of tartan ... Sun, 12 May 2024 16:31:08 +0200 | Nasa Telescope Discovers First Rough Starless Planet Planets are pulled into orbits around stars in the same way that Earth orbits the Sun; this is how we typically think of planets in terms of solar systems. Scientists have recently started finding rogue planets, or essentially free-floating planets in space. While looking for exoplanets in space, NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) found one of these planets, which are difficult to... Sun, 12 May 2024 16:26:37 +0200 | In Memory Of His Late Wife, Farmer Spends Decades Growing Guitar Shaped Forest As you soar over the verdant expanse of the Pampas in Argentina, you might be taken aback to see a massive green guitar carved out of the surrounding fields. This massive landscape feature is best viewed from above, much like the hill figures of antiquity or the Renaissance hedge mazes. A local farmer named Pedro Martin Ureta planted the guitar forest and garden several decades ago in remembrance ... Sun, 12 May 2024 16:23:37 +0200 | 60-year-old Woman Wins Argentinian Beauty Pageant And Crowned Miss Buenos Aires Alejandra Rodríguez is living proof that age really is just a number. The 60-year-old Argentinean woman won the title of "Miss Buenos Aires" in a recent beauty pageant. The good news is that she will still be able to compete because she has been invited to participate in the national pageant, Miss Universe Argentina. Should she emerge victorious, she would go to Miss Universe representing her nat... Wed, 08 May 2024 19:01:58 +0200 | Bioluminescence Found To Be Present In Animal Since 540 Million Years Ago "Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism," according to NOAA. It is commonly found in marine animals that have developed this special characteristic over time. The true cause of the ability is still unknown, according to Andrea Quattrini of the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian. A recent paper by Quattrini and associates in Proceedings of th... Wed, 08 May 2024 18:55:10 +0200 | Nasa Voyager 1 Makes Continues Contact With Earth From 15 Billion Miles Away Voyager 1 has been exploring the edges of our universe since 1977. NASA launched the craft in 1980 with the goal of learning more; in 1990, it took a "solar system family portrait," and in 2004, it passed through the "termination shock." According to NASA, the spacecraft's historic journey has produced many firsts, including its designation as the first artificial object to enter interstellar spac... Tue, 07 May 2024 19:13:41 +0200 | Airbnb Amazingly Recreates The Icon Floatable Pixar Movie A beloved Pixar film, Up, is known for its iconic image of a house floating into the air, attached to thousands of colourful balloons. This charming house, owned by the sullen Carl Fredricksen, has inspired movie buffs to imagine themselves travelling to their dream destination at some point in the future. Now, a portion of this wish is being fulfilled by Airbnb. The company has meticulously recre... Tue, 07 May 2024 19:07:45 +0200 | Sapphire Coloured Plant Blooms For The First Time In Over 2 Decades A lot of lovely things turn out to be well worth the wait. The Sapphire Tower plant is one of these, especially among the slow-moving wonders of nature. This large plant grows up to 2,200 meters (about 7,218 feet) in elevation and is native to the foothills of the Chilean mountains. Worldwide, greenhouses and botanical gardens are home to specimens of it, one of which is located at The Birmingham ... Mon, 06 May 2024 19:35:02 +0200 | Incredibly Flexible 6-year-old Girl Breaks World Record For Lowest Limbo Many people may not be familiar with limbo skating, but once you see it, you won't soon forget it. Because participants ride roller skates beneath a low obstacle, the activity is a display of athleticism and acrobatics. The term "limbo" comes from how the athlete essentially performs the splits while putting their body as close to the ground as possible in real life. It goes without saying that th... Mon, 06 May 2024 19:28:48 +0200 | Organist Incredibly Adds Thrilling Layer To The Star Wars Score One of the most epic soundtracks ever is the one from Star Wars. The excitement of an already potent work has been increased over time by orchestras all over the world offering enthusiasts the opportunity to hear it performed live. Nevertheless, by utilizing an instrument that wasn't included in the original recordings, one musician has created an additional layer. Under the direction of Ukrainian... Sun, 05 May 2024 09:17:04 +0200 | Ancient Rome Souvenir Discovered Which Features A Glass Cup With Gladiator Detail The gladiators who fought at the Colosseum in ancient Rome were legendary fighters. These men were the best athletes of their time, and they trained hard to take part in the gory fights that attracted crowds of up to 80,000 spectators. These fights, in which animals also took part, cut short many of their lives, but their bravery was greatly respected. A glass cup at The Metropolitan Museum of Art... Sun, 05 May 2024 09:11:03 +0200 | Ancient Psychedelic Music And Dance Depictions Discovered On Rocks In Peru Every time, intriguing and occasionally enigmatic glimpses into the lives of prehistoric humans can be found in rock art. What was important enough to them to etch into stone? How do the designs and patterns make sense? Certain objects convey a story more clearly than others, like paintings or etchings of game and hunters. Some might bring up issues with more transient consequences. Prehistoric ha... Thu, 02 May 2024 17:58:39 +0200 | Trombone Player Amazingly Performed A Solo Leaving His Enter Band Stunned Numerous emotions can be elicited by music. However, have you ever witnessed a performance that was so amazing it made your skin crawl? Due to its astounding display of skill, a presentation from the Benedict College trombone section has gone viral online. William Bilal, a soloist, mesmerises the audience with an intense performance of Al Jarreau's "Black & Blues." The performance was part of ... Thu, 02 May 2024 17:45:23 +0200 | Brazilian Surgeon Uses Apple Vision Pro To Conduct Surgery On A Patient Many people rank the Apple Vision as one of the most significant technological innovations of the past few years. With this cutting-edge headset, users can launch apps as floating screens around them and see a clear, real-time representation of their surroundings. Numerous people have tried it in a variety of settings, including an operating room, the subway, and an aeroplane. Brazilian surgeon Dr... Thu, 02 May 2024 17:36:25 +0200 | Rapper Eminem Proudly Celebrates 16 Years Of Sobriety Eminem is well-known for his renowned rap career, which was both ground-breaking and contentious. Notwithstanding compliments and critiques regarding the musician's approach, there is no denying his influence on rap music and American culture at large. Although the rapper has battled addiction in the past, as any longtime fan of his will know, he celebrated 16 years sober this year.Marshall Mather... Sun, 28 Apr 2024 16:03:54 +0200 | Woman Who Had Male Transplanted Hands Turns More Feminine Over Time In 2016, Shreya Siddanagowder, a young woman, tragically lost both of her hands in a bus accident. The engineering student, who was eighteen at the time, lost his elbow in a collision. Relentless in the pursuit of her goals, she was the focus of Asia's first upper arm double-hand transplant. Her new limbs are now developing really well. After receiving them from a male donor, Siddanagowder notes t... Sun, 28 Apr 2024 15:58:35 +0200 | Mount Etna Volcano Blows Incredible Smoke Ring Into The Sky Geological structures of great interest are volcanoes. They are essentially vents through which flowing lava from the Earth's warmer interior can escape. But Mount Etna, which is situated in Sicily, is not your typical volcano. Since 1500 BCE, people have observed and documented Mount Etna's eruptions, which are known as a stratovolcano due to its sharp cone-shaped crater. The mountain is especial... Sun, 28 Apr 2024 15:51:21 +0200 | Family Who Live In Arctic Circle Cleverly Builds Mesmerising Solar Dome Though the Arctic Circle usually evokes visions of harsh weather, one family has succeeded in creating their own comfortable haven in the remote regions of Norway. Since 2013, the Hjertefølger family has been residing on Sandhornøya island in Norway, where they began their transition to a sustainable lifestyle. Their three-story cob house, which was constructed using sand, water, clay, and other... Sun, 28 Apr 2024 15:42:58 +0200 | World Of Art History Might Be Forever Changed After The Incredible 3,500-year-old Stone Carving Discovery Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have made a new discovery that is fundamentally altering our understanding of the history of Western Civilisation. An amazing piece of carved stone could rewrite art history, more than a year after the 3,500-year-old tomb of a Bronze Age warrior in Greece was discovered. The Greek government praised the Griffin Warrior tomb, calling it the "most importan... Sun, 28 Apr 2024 15:33:54 +0200