'Zombie gene' could be why so few elephants die of cancer

Animals Elephants are bringing a genetic gun to a cancer knife-fight. Elephants are some of the biggest mammals who roam the Earth, so mathematically they should be hounded by cancer at 100 times ...Read More More...

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New fracking wells are using hundreds of times more water than their predecessors

Science The change between 2011 and 2018 is stark. Over the last few years, fracking operations have gotten more efficient at removing oil and natural gas from the ground—this according to More...

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The exhilarating history of roller coaster photography

Technology Capturing thrill seekers through the ages. Photographing people on roller coasters has existed almost as long as the rides themselves. Source link ...Read More More...

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The weirdest things we learned this week: bone flutes, zebra carriages, and laughing gas parties

Science Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts. What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we promise you’ll have an even weirder answer if you listen More...

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a great gaming phone that won't make you better at Fortnite

Gadgets Playing the most popular game in the world on Samsung’s new Flagship phone. Gaming phones are increasing in popularity so get your thumbs ready. Source link ...Read More...

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Gifts for your friend who needs to chill out

Gadgets 2018 has been pretty overwhelming. Do what you can to make your friends feel comforted. They work 60 hours a week, have half a dozen side-hustles, and never, ever cancel plans. These More...

By montreal On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Check out these new flying dinosaur bones

Animals The bird-boned dino showed up somewhere unexpected. Back in the day, dinosaurs roamed the earth, but pterosaurs were masters of the sky. Source link ...Read More More...

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Deadly collapse in Italy turns spotlight onto aging bridges around the world

Science Nearly 10 percent of U.S. bridges are considered structurally deficient. Since the 1960s the Morandi bridge in Genoa, Italy arced high over railway tracks, nearby buildings and the More...

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The best gear for going back to school

Gadgets You should never stop learning—or getting excited about truly excellent highlighters. Whether you’re a parent, teen, or grown-up who just really likes a fresh set of office More...

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Kikuichi Cutlery went from Samurai swords to kitchen knives

Gadgets And we’ve got an exclusive deal with them for you. These knives aren’t cheap, but the prices reflect the quality of the materials and the time spent creating them by hand. More...