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  • The Destruction Of Puerto Rico Has A Surprisingly Bad Impact On The World’s Bees

    Hurricane Maria was the worst recorded natural disasters to ever hit the island of Puerto Rico. While many lives were lost and millions of dollars worth of property destroyed, something else barely anyone is talking about happened, and it has worldwide implications. In addition to the human cost of the hurricane, a large population of […] More

  • Hi, I’m Ball Lightning. Science Can’t Explain Me

    “Ball lightning” is our name for luminous balls of unexplainable energy that appear in the strangest of places. They’re notorious for damaging buildings and scaring the living daylights out of people. Tens of thousands of cases around the globe have been documented over the last few centuries. Often, ball lightning accompanies thunderstorms and can leave behind […] More

  • Don’t Flip Out After Reading These Crazy Dolphin Facts

    For most of us, the closest we’ll ever get to a real-live dolphin is at an aquarium or on vacation. If you’re lucky enough to ever swim with the dolphins, it can be a magical experience, but it doesn’t really give you a complete idea of what this majestic animal is capable of. Fill your blowhole […] More

  • What Living In A World Where AI Reads Your Emotions Looks Like

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is developing at a fast clip, and it seems like the future dreamed about for decades in sci-fi novels, TV, and movies will be here before we know it. Certain “smart” programs like Siri and Alexa have already improved some of our lives in more ways than we could have imagined. What if […] More

  • How Do Bees Survive Winter? Only The Most Adorable Way Ever

    Hey, how do bees make it through a cold winter anyway? Do the bees simply die off during the winter, leaving the queen to carry on the species? Not quite. What actually happens is far more incredible. Worker bees can not only survive some of the coldest temperatures our continent has to offer, they actually […] More

  • You Can See The First Blue Moon Eclipse In 150 Years REAL Soon

    For the first time in over 150 years, a full lunar eclipse will occur on January 31st, marking the first eclipse of the new year. The second full moon of the month, also known as a blue moon, will fall behind the Earth and into its umbra, or shadow. For the moon to fall into the […] More

  • Historical Facts That Go Against Everything You Were Ever Told

    When you were in school, history was either one of your favorite subjects or one you dreaded, with pretty much no in-between. Who cares about what a bunch of old dead people did, amirite? But whether you adored or despised it, pretty much all of us got an education that left out some key historical […] More

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    Scientists Are Breeding Plants In Secret To Survive Climate Change

    Imagine a world with chocolate, coffee or wine? It could be our future if scientists don’t take action now. That’s because climate change is real and the ecological impact that it might have is undeniable. No Coffee? Lucas Foglia Yes, no coffee. The Union of Concerned Scientists notes that “Climate change is threatening coffee crops in […] More