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Penis Wielding Female Insects Discovered

Penis Wielding Female Insects Discovered

A new species of cave-dwelling insect has been discovered in Brazil, and it has some unusual mating habits. Scientists discovered that female Neotrogla curvata insects wield penises, which they use to penetrate the genital chambers of the males of the species. It is a spectacular example of role reversal, a colorful evolutionary phenomenon that shows […]

Global Warming: Backpack Captures Cow Farts

Global Warming: Backpack Captures Cow Farts

A bovine backpack has been created at Argentina’s National Institute of Agricultural Technology (NIAT) that can trap the methane gas, a gas reported to contribute to global warming, in cow farts and belches so that it can be converted to energy. The experiment, which is only in the proof-of-concept stage, captures and stores flatulence from […]

Butterflies Trick Ants to Devour Young and Be Served as Queens

Butterflies Trick Ants to Devour Young and Be Served as Queens

New studies suggest that different butterfly species utilize sound to hide from ants so that they can devour young ant pupa or trick the ant workers into serving them like queens. Research into the mechanism by which butterflies can trick ants into giving them queen-like treatment or into becoming easily-devoured prey raises questions about how […]

Neil Shubin Wants to Bring out the Animal in You

Neil Shubin Wants to Bring out the Animal in You

If you enjoy playing basketball, texting with your friends, or any other activity that requires the use of your fingers, you may just have a particular ancient ancestor to thank. And Neil Shubin, a mild-mannered paleontologist, wants to show you who that is by bringing out all the animals hidden deep in your evolutionary past. […]

Endangered Species Act Protects and Conserves

Endangered Species Act Protects and Conserves

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) has been around for almost 40 years, protecting and conserving our country’s wildlife. Research teams are constantly surveying the animal kingdom to check in with our neighbors, and make sure they are thriving in our shadows. In Texas scientists are looking at crayfish. In Pierce and Thurston counties they track […]

Baby Geep Born in Ireland: Rare Cross Between Goat and Sheep

Baby Geep Born in Ireland: Rare Cross Between Goat and Sheep

What happens when a romantic goat gets in with the lady sheep? An Irish farmer found out the answer five months later with the birth of a baby geep, a rare cross between a female sheep and a male goat. Mating between goats and sheep is not unheard of, but live offspring from the unions […]

Texas Chupacabra Will Not Be Bothering Any Livestock

Texas Chupacabra Will Not Be Bothering Any Livestock

The small animal that was caught in Texas and had the residents of Ratcliffe running around saying they had caught the mysterious creature believed to be an actual chupacabra will not be bothering anyone or any livestock now. This is because it has been euthanized. It started receiving attention from around the country after a […]

Yellowstone Bison Migration Sparks Doomsday Rumors

Yellowstone Bison Migration Sparks Doomsday Rumors

The recent migration of bison from Yellowstone National Park has made some people believe that doomsday is around the corner. This comes just a few days after scientists announced that the prophetic blood moon is set to appear this month. The Yellowstone bison migration and  many other signs are beginning to prove that the current […]

Texas Couple Claim They Have Caught a Chupacabra

Texas Couple Claim They Have Caught a Chupacabra

In Texas, a couple is claiming they have caught one of the mysterious “chupacabra”. That is one of the alleged mythological animals which are supposed to attack livestock. In the small town of Ratcliffe, the citizens there believe for certain they have found the chupacabra and that this time it is alive. Ratcliffe dweller Jackie […]

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    If star players are what NBA fans want to see in the playoffs, the upcoming series between the Houston Rockets and the Portland Trail Blazers is going to deliver. The two teams had four all-stars between them, and a number of other big name players. Houston edged out Portland for the four seed and home […]
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    On Thursday this week, a group of 40 senior students from Purdue University, presented their moon colonization plans to a very full room. Listening in were a few of NASA’s administrators, eager to collect ideas and provide feedback. Ever since scientists and aeronautics professionals have looked further into the possibility of sustaining human life outside [
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    Fans of the Green Bay Packers can now find love anywhere thanks to the latest dating web site, GreenBayPackerLovers.com. Cheese head singles looking for the love of a significant other who also who is a Green Bay Packer fan finally have a place to go. Obviously this was long overdue. Of course some would argue Wisconsin is […]
    Mick Varner
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    The US, Russian, Ukraine and the European Union came to an agreement on Thursday in Geneva, Switzerland to put an end to the crisis in Ukraine. The agreement  calls for the pro-Russian separatists to evacuate occupied government buildings and lay down their arms. It also calls for the interim Ukrainian government to restructure its current […]
    Nathaniel Pownell

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