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EXPLAINED: Why Prairie Dogs Do 'The Wave'

EXPLAINED: Why Prairie Dogs Do 'The Wave'

Stephanie Pappas  01. 8.2014
Prairie dogs foraging near their burrows frequently pop up on their back legs, front paws in the air, and cry "wee-oo," a behavior that...
Mystery Of Weird Rainforest 'Webs' Solved

Mystery Of Weird Rainforest 'Webs' Solved

Tia Ghose  01. 6.2014
About six months ago, a graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology first spotted a mysterious web unlike anything scientists...
Ancient Pompeii's Elite Ate WHAT?

Ancient Pompeii's Elite Ate WHAT?

Tia Ghose  01. 5.2014
The commoners of the ancient city of Pompeii may have eaten a varied diet, with the wealthier even dining on giraffe, new research suggests....
WATCH: Here's What Happens When You Bike Across A Pool Of Non-Newtonian Fluid

WATCH: Here's What Happens When You Bike Across A Pool Of Non-Newtonian Fluid

Cate Matthews  01. 2.2014
Two hundred and seventy gallons of oobleck later, and Anthony Carboni and Tara Long are ready to roll. Carboni and Long are the hosts...
Dogs' Crazy Pooping Habits Explained... At Last!

Dogs' Crazy Pooping Habits Explained... At Last!

Macrina Cooper-White  01. 2.2014
Ever wonder why your dog spins around trying to pick the perfect spot to poop? He may not be doing it just to bug you. In fact, dogs...
NSFW: Man With 2 Penises Answers <em>All</em> Your Questions

NSFW: Man With 2 Penises Answers All Your Questions

David Moye  01. 2.2014
When you come to a fork in the road, you might be looking at this man naked. A man with two functioning penises took questions on on Reddit's...
Crop Circle ... Or Marketing Scheme?

Crop Circle ... Or Marketing Scheme?

David Moye  01. 1.2014
A crop circle that appeared mysteriously at a farm in Salinas, Calif., disappeared just as quickly, but not so mysteriously. The intricate...
WATCH: Caterpillar Does WHAT To Stop Spider Attacks?

WATCH: Caterpillar Does WHAT To Stop Spider Attacks?

Joseph Brownstein  01. 1.2014
Ripped from the pages of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," scientists have discovered a smoking caterpillar of sorts. While this...
1 In 200 Women Claim They've Had A 'Virgin Pregnancy'

1 In 200 Women Claim They've Had A 'Virgin Pregnancy'

12.18.2013
An unbelievable-sounding new study finds that one in 200 young American women claims to have experienced a virgin pregnancy, a la the Virgin...
LOOK: This Is Way Worse Than Cankles

LOOK: This Is Way Worse Than Cankles

Hilary Hanson  12.16.2013
Doing a handstand should be no problem for this guy. A Chinese man had his right hand grafted to his ankle for more than a month following...
Bird Poop May Be Key To Protecting Planes, Passengers

Bird Poop May Be Key To Protecting Planes, Passengers

John Bohannon  12.15.2013
Birds are no friends of airplanes. They routinely delay flights, and in the worst case, collide with windows and engines and cause crashes....
107-year-old Veterans Meet For 1st Time

107-year-old Veterans Meet For 1st Time

12.13.2013
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — At age 107, World War II veteran Elmer Hill doesn't have many elders left. That's why meeting a fellow veteran and...
Is The Universe A Hologram?

Is The Universe A Hologram?

Ron Cowen  12.11.2013
A team of physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our Universe could be just one big projection.In 1997, theoretical...
EXPLAINED: How Cook Survived Harrowing Undersea Ordeal

EXPLAINED: How Cook Survived Harrowing Undersea Ordeal

Marc Lallanilla  12. 5.2013
In one of the most shocking tales of survival-at-sea ever told, a man lived for almost three days inside a sunken ship at the bottom of...