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Nippled Irish Royalty and Their Less Fortunate, Usually Dead, Nippleless Relatives

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

As with all royalty, there were power games in the nipple hierarchy. Cutting off a royal descendant's nipples made him ineligible for kingship. Not as subtle as poison, but undeniable evidence of his unsuitability for a kingly role. No nips, game over.

New Zealnd's Kauri Trees Hold Ancient Climate Record That Could Be Lost Within 10 Years

Treehugger | David DeFranza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Buried in New Zealand's peat bogs are more than 30,000 ancient climate records containing data that spans back to the last ice age. This data, stored ...