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World’s Largest Spider Is the Size of a Puppy (Video)

World’s Largest Spider Is the Size of a Puppy (Video)

A scientist encountered the world’s largest spider while exploring the jungles of Guyana. Piotr Naskrecki was on a nighttime hike in the rainforest when he heard a rustling heading towards him. Swinging his flashlight toward the noise, he expected to reveal a small furry mammal on a nocturnal hunt. Instead, he came face to face […]

‘Moana’ the Next Disney Princess Release Date Moved Up 

‘Moana’ the Next Disney Princess Release Date Moved Up 

Moana, the next Disney princess, will hit the big screen in 2016. Disney has moved up the release date of its next princess movie. Responding to the wild success of Frozen and to fans’ eagerness for an ethnic princess, Disney has sped up work on the project. Originally scheduled for theaters in 2018, Moana will […]

Ancient Cult Complex of Canaanites Storm God Uncovered in Israel

Ancient Cult Complex of Canaanites Storm God Uncovered in Israel

An ancient cult complex of the Canaanite storm god was uncovered in Israel. The 3,300 year old pagan temple was discovered by archaeologists near Tel Burna in central Israel. A courtyard 52 feet long and 52 feet wide indicates the vast size of the complex, most of which has yet to be excavated. Archaeologists are […]

Moon Not Dormant as Recent Volcanoes Rock Lunar Surface

Moon Not Dormant as Recent Volcanoes Rock Lunar Surface

Recent volcanoes that rocked the lunar surface prove the moon was not as dormant as previously thought. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has cleared up the mystery of IMP’s, or irregular mare patches, found on the moon. Earth’s companion was hot much longer than astronomers believed. When people gaze at the moon they usually see the […]

Restaurant Review–Piccolo Trattoria

Restaurant Review–Piccolo Trattoria

It is not often that an ethnic restaurant in the U.S. actually evokes the cuisine and overall feeling of its country of interest, but Piccolo Trattoria in Pennington, N.J. is the exception to the rule. When food is so good that it absolutely compels a review, potential diners can rest assured that they will be in […]

Kim Jong-un Disappearance Leads to Nuclear Weapon Concerns

Kim Jong-un Disappearance Leads to Nuclear Weapon Concerns

Kim Jong-un’s continuing disappearance has led to speculation about whose finger is on the North Korean nuclear weapon arsenal. The Supreme Leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has not been seen in over a month. Why should the world care? Does it matter to anyone outside of North Korea if he is vacationing, ill, […]

Coastal Cities Will Be Regularly Submerged by Rising Tides Says Study

Coastal Cities Will Be Regularly Submerged by Rising Tides Says Study

Coastal cities will be regularly submerged by rising tides. A new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists predicts that over the next 20 years tidal flooding will increase from occasional to chronic, and then from chronic to incessant. Melanie Fitzpatrick, co-author of the report Encroaching Tides, states that many people have been surprised that […]

Ancient Human Feces May Give Clues on First Inhabitants of the Americas

Ancient Human Feces May Give Clues on First Inhabitants of the Americas

Ancient human feces preserved more than 14 millenia may provide clues about the first inhabitants of the Americas. Coprolites in Paisley Caves prove that people migrated to the Americas earlier than previously thought. Carbon dating of the feces and other artifacts places them at approximately 12,300 BCE. At that time, Oregon was a grassy plain […]

Archaeologist Discovers ‘Dracula’s’ Dungeon in Turkish Castle?

Archaeologist Discovers ‘Dracula’s’ Dungeon in Turkish Castle?

An archaeologist may have discovered Dracula’s dungeon in a Turkish Castle. Vlad Tepes was a real person and played an important role in history. The Wallachian prince is both a hero for keeping invading Muslim forces at bay and infamous for the methods he used on his foes. The dungeon where the Turks may have […]

Sea Monkeys Help Researchers Discover Causes for Motion of the Ocean

Sea Monkeys Help Researchers Discover Causes for Motion of the Ocean

Sea Monkeys have helped researchers to discover biotic causes for the motion of the ocean. Water flow has always been attributed to large physical phenomena such as wind, tides and global currents, but biotic factors could also contribute to mass water movement. A new study shows that small organisms swimming in the oceans could be […]

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