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    1. New Dome-Skulled Dino Discovered

      “Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of bone-headed dinosaur. Now, they’ve found out that this plant-eating dinosaur represents the oldest of its kind in North America–and possibly the world.”
      Science World Report

      Ancient

    2. Lost Continent Found?

      “A manned Japanese submersible has taken video of a huge granite mass off Brazil’s coast that looks like it could be a lost part of a continent, left behind after South America’s split from Africa 100 million years ago and finally submerged 50 million years later.” Newser

      Earth

    3. Ancient DNA Found Hidden Below Sea Floor

      In the middle of the South Atlantic, researchers have found DNA “from tiny, one-celled sea creatures that lived up to 32,500 years ago…the first to be recovered from the abyssal plains.” Science

      Ancient

    4. Milky Way Black Hole Snacks On Hot Gas

      “The Herschel space observatory has made detailed observations of surprisingly hot gas that may be orbiting or falling towards the supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.” Science Daily

      Space

    5. 18 Instagrams From Syria

      “The internet was turned off in Syria on Tuesday. While it’s tough to verify which recent Instagrams were actually taken on the ground in Syria and which photos are fake, these photos were all geotagged to locations in Syria over the last month.” Buzzfeed

      People

    6. Can Plants “Talk” to Each Other?

      “Plants might be able to tell good neighbors from bad ones by the sounds they emit.” National Geographic

      Science

    7. Hong Kong ‘Risks Losing Pink Dolphins’

      “Conservationists warned that Hong Kong may lose its rare Chinese white dolphins, also known as pink dolphins for their unique colour, unless it takes urgent action against pollution and other threats.” AFP

      Animals

    8. Men With Guitars Have Mating Advantage

      “Studies from two countries suggest women are more attracted to a man if he’s holding a guitar.” Pacific Standard

      People

    9. Words That Last

      “A research team led by Mark Pagel at the University of Reading in England has identified 23 “ultraconserved words” that have remained largely unchanged for 15,000 years.” Washington Post

      Ancient

    10. Video: Orcas Chase Speedboat

      This video has been making its rounds on the Web, and it’s too good not to share. Watch as these orcas jump and play beside a speedboat in an amazing encounter caught on tape. YouTube

      Just for Fun