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Woolly Mammoth Goes On Display; To Be Cloned? Woolly Mammoth Goes On Display; To Be Cloned?
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A 39,000-year old woolly mammoth found in Siberia last year is about to go on display in Yokohama, Japan for curious parties to check out on a three-month exhibition. Named Yuka, the 2-year old female was found with permafrost on …

Washing Your (Long) Hair in Space Is Kind of a Pain [VIDEO] Washing Your (Long) Hair in Space Is Kind of a Pain [VIDEO]

Now that Astronaut McAwesomeMan Chris Hadfield has left the International Space Station (in incredible fashion, might I add), who is going to show us how even the most mundane tasks are incredibly interesting when performed in space? Expedition 36 crew …

Cat Parasites: Watch Out For That Litter Box Cat Parasites: Watch Out For That Litter Box

Cat poop is, as poop goes, pretty gross. Pregnant women have been warned for years now not to get near it because of the bacteria it holds, which can cause dangerous infections and pose serious threats to a fetus. But …

Underwater Forest Excites Scientists In Alabama Underwater Forest Excites Scientists In Alabama

An underwater forest of Cypress trees has been discovered off the coast of Alabama, and scientists believe it might have been uncovered by Hurricane Katrina. The Bald Cypress forest has been hiding beneath ocean sediments for more than 50,000 years, …

Astronomers Find Extra-Galactic Radio Bursts Astronomers Find Extra-Galactic Radio Bursts

Astronomers this week announced that the first confirmed radio bursts from outside our Milky Way galaxy have been detected. A team of astronomers using the Parkes Observatory in Australia have detected four bursts, each originating from billions of light-years from …

Loch Ness Monster Could Be Result Of Underwater Fault Line Loch Ness Monster Could Be Result Of Underwater Fault Line

The Loch Ness monster has captivated our imaginations for decades now; the few people who claim to have captured it on film have gone down in history as an elite group lucky enough to have been in the right place …

Alaska Volcano Disrupts Nearby Flights Alaska Volcano Disrupts Nearby Flights

An Alaska volcano which has been slowly erupting for the past several weeks found new vigor on Tuesday, throwing ash and glowing cinders 5 miles into the sky. Pavlof Volcano–located almost 600 miles southwest of Anchorage–erupted with such force yesterday …

Spinning Statue Can’t Be Explained By Museum Spinning Statue Can’t Be Explained By Museum
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The Manchester Museum in England can’t explain why a small statue made as an offering to Osiris–the Egyptian god of death–has suddenly started spinning on its own. In a story that sounds straight out of an “Are You Afraid Of …

“Poodle Cat” Declared A New Breed “Poodle Cat” Declared A New Breed
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The so-called “poodle-cat” has now been declared its own breed after spawning nine generations of felines. The Selkirk Rex breed first began in 1987 after a rare genetic mutation caused a cat in Montana to be born with a thick, …

“Supermoon” Is Pretty, But Not Very “Super” “Supermoon” Is Pretty, But Not Very “Super”

The so-called “supermoon” will be visible this Sunday, meaning the moon will be at its closest point to the Earth for the year, and will be brighter than usual. But at least one scientist says that just because it’s been …

Albino Gorilla The Result Of Uncle, Niece Mating Albino Gorilla The Result Of Uncle, Niece Mating

An albino gorilla who lived for 40 years at a Barcelona zoo is the subject of a new study that traced his origins, and the results are surprising. Snowflake was famous up until his death in 2003 from skin cancer …

Oarfish: Odd, Giant Sea Creature Caught On Video Oarfish: Odd, Giant Sea Creature Caught On Video
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Oarfish are pretty odd looking creatures; if you were to brush up against one while swimming in the ocean, it might make you think twice about going in the water for a while. But scientists say they are fascinating deep-sea …

Infant: Superglue On Brain Saved Life Infant: Superglue On Brain Saved Life

An infant girl is alive and doing well after doctors had to think quickly in order to save her life…by using superglue. 3-week old Ashlyn Julian of Kansas was born with no complications, but she soon had a brain aneurysm …

A Concise Explanation of Hangovers, Why You Get Them, and Why You’re Screwed [VIDEO] A Concise Explanation of Hangovers, Why You Get Them, and Why You’re Screwed [VIDEO]
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Awaking with a massive hangover is one of life’s greatest leveling moments. Everyone (who drinks) knows the feeling, and it reduces nearly everyone to a slow, miserable, couch-bound, stinking mess. In my early days of partying a bit too hard, …

We Spend 6 Years of Our Lives Dreaming, Could We Ever Record Them? We Spend 6 Years of Our Lives Dreaming, Could We Ever Record Them?

Dreams are a lot of things – scary, funny, bizarre, sexy, and even occasionally important. One thing they are not is easily documented and recorded. AsapSCIENCE takes a quick (and animated) look at the possibility of ever recording our dreams. …

Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia Giant Pink Slugs Found In Australia
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Giant pink slugs have been found on a mountainside in Australia, and park rangers say that on a good day, you can see hundreds of them clustered on the rocks, creating an odd juxtaposition between nature and a very unnatural …

Is Dancing Really a Mating Ritual? Take It From Here, Science Is Dancing Really a Mating Ritual? Take It From Here, Science

Fine, AsapSCIENCE, human dancing is evolutionarily tied to mating. But I’m pretty sure you didn’t see me at my senior prom.

Julius Richard Petri Gets a Bacteria-Filled Google Doodle Julius Richard Petri Gets a Bacteria-Filled Google Doodle
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You can thank Julius Richard Petri for a lot of your high school biology fun. The inventor of the Petri dish is being honored by Google today with an awesome animated doodle. Petri was a German microbiologist who is credited …

Julius Richard Petri Receives The Google Doodle Honor Julius Richard Petri Receives The Google Doodle Honor
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Google is running a homepage doodle honoring German bacteriologist Julius Richard Petri in parts of the world where the date has already changed to May 31st. The date marks the 160th birthday of the scientist, who is known as the …

Will Google Glass Cause You To Overlook Gorillas? Will Google Glass Cause You To Overlook Gorillas?
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The New York Times ran an interesting piece about Google Glass written by University of Illinois professor of psychology Daniel J. Simons and Union College professor of psychology Christopher F. Chabris. The two authored “The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions …

Live Cicada Cam Shows 17 Year Dormant Insects Invading Washington D.C. Live Cicada Cam Shows 17 Year Dormant Insects Invading Washington D.C.

The last time cicadas came above ground in the mid-atlantic region, gas was $1.15/gal, Ask Jeeves was released, Jerry Maguire & Independence day were the blockbuster movies of the summer. The insect oddity will be invading towns up and down …