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This man and his dog spent seven years walking around the world
This man and his dog spent seven years walking around the world
On May 21, 2022 Tom Turcich, from New Jersey, became the 10th person on record to achieve this remarkable feat, while his four-legged companion Savannah was the first dog to do so.— CNN

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Bacteria-fueled jets?
Bacteria-fueled jets?
Scientists find a way to power planes by harvesting a molecule called Jawsamycin that's made from bacteria found in soil.— Daily Mail
Humans are making it hard to listen for aliens
Humans are making it hard to listen for aliens
Increasing demands for mobile services and wireless internet have crowded the radio spectrum, creating interference that can skew data and add "noise" to scientific results.— NBC News
Rare clouds that glow in the dark are the most vibrant in 15 years
Rare clouds that glow in the dark are the most vibrant in 15 years
Researchers say these noctilucent, or night-shining clouds, are the rarest, driest and highest clouds on Earth.— The Spokesman-Review
Tomb linked to King Arthur is set to be excavated
Tomb linked to King Arthur is set to be excavated
Archaeologists are preparing to explore what lies inside a 5,000-year-old tomb known as Arthur's stone.— Unexplained Mysteries
Mystery surrounds aristocrat's vampire hunting kit
Mystery surrounds aristocrat's vampire hunting kit
The bizarre box of paranormal paraphernalia, including candlesticks, crucifixes and pistols, was once owned by British peer Lord Hailey.— BBC
Out of the forest
Out of the forest
We have thought of humans for a century or more as creatures of the savannah, shaped in every way by grassland life. Not so.— Aeon
How to Write Poetry to Communicate With Aliens
How to Write Poetry to Communicate With Aliens
Richard Carter wrote a book of poetry using a version of Lincos, a language invented in the 1960s by a mathematician to communicate with aliens.— Vice
The Scientist Believes That There Were Two Space Wars In The Solar System
The Scientist Believes That There Were Two Space Wars In The Solar System
The former Apollo 15 member said that not only were aliens real, but they had come to Earth in the distant past and created our civilization.— Anomalien
Ancient 'bear dog' found in France named after child-murdering cyclops
Ancient 'bear dog' found in France named after child-murdering cyclops
A jawbone fossil confirmed how widespread these carnivores were millions of years ago.— Live Science
How to Improve Your Happiness, According to Science
How to Improve Your Happiness, According to Science
There are things you can do every day to improve happiness.— CNET
Raining Texarkana fish came from nervous birds, study says
Raining Texarkana fish came from nervous birds, study says
According to a study conducted by a pair of independent researchers, it was not a waterspout that dumped fish across a four-mile swath of Texarkana.— KTAL/KMSS
8 (Supposedly) Cursed Books
8 (Supposedly) Cursed Books
List includes the Book of Soyga, the Codex Gigas, and the Book of Abramelin.— Mental Floss
Unique 'Jetsons' house for sale in Oklahoma
Unique 'Jetsons' house for sale in Oklahoma
An unusual house for sale in Oklahoma is drawing attention online due to its resemblance to the titular family's domicile from the classic cartoon.— UPI
The Dark History Behind Mississippi’s Famous ‘Turning Angel’ Statue
The Dark History Behind Mississippi’s Famous ‘Turning Angel’ Statue
The “Turning Angel” statue may watch you as you pass. You would have to see it to believe it, as it’s both creepy and fascinating.— The Vintage News
First Responders Are Testing Futuristic 'Jet Suits'
First Responders Are Testing Futuristic 'Jet Suits'
A flying suit developed by Gravity Industries is in trials for use by paramedics, performers, and the military.— Motherboard
Surprise solar storm with 'disruptive potential' slams into Earth
Surprise solar storm with 'disruptive potential' slams into Earth
Experts were initially unsure what caused the freak geomagnetic event.— Live Science
China's Mars rover has photographed the entire red planet
China's Mars rover has photographed the entire red planet
Tianwen-1, which means "quest for heavenly truth," was launched in 2020 and landed on Mars last May.— CNN
A Surprisingly High Number of Wildfires Are Caused by Electrocuted Birds
A Surprisingly High Number of Wildfires Are Caused by Electrocuted Birds
Researchers determined 44 wildland fires were ignited by avian electrocutions in the contiguous United States from January 2014 through December 2018.— Smithsonian Magazine
International Asteroid Day: How the Puzzling 1908 Tunguska Event Prompted a UN Resolution
International Asteroid Day: How the Puzzling 1908 Tunguska Event Prompted a UN Resolution
Although no impact site has ever been detected, the blast associated with what is known today as the Tunguska event would have possessed enough power to destroy a city.— The Debrief
Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Becomes Focus of Recent Brazilian Senate Hearings
Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Becomes Focus of Recent Brazilian Senate Hearings
The Brazilian Senate recently convened to hear testimony from the country’s leading researchers, a former federal representative, and other speakers.— The Debrief
Artificial Photosynthesis Can Grow Plants Without Light
Artificial Photosynthesis Can Grow Plants Without Light
To feed the planet, the future of farming may depend on a new innovation.— Inverse
Man walks 3.4 miles while balancing a guitar on his chin
Man walks 3.4 miles while balancing a guitar on his chin
David Rush, who has broken nearly 250 Guinness World Records to promote STEM education, said it took him 1 hour and 7 minutes.— UPI
White dwarf seen to survive its own supernova explosion
White dwarf seen to survive its own supernova explosion
Rumors of the star's death were greatly exaggerated.— Space.com
Can the Moon Influence Our Emotions?
Can the Moon Influence Our Emotions?
The moon has the power to inspire, but can it alter the mind, too?— Psychology Today
‘Super-Earths’ Could Host Alien Life for 84 Billion Years, Study Finds
‘Super-Earths’ Could Host Alien Life for 84 Billion Years, Study Finds
Life on a rogue Super-Earth would be difficult, but organisms have been shown to thrive even in very extreme conditions on regular Earth.— Motherboard
And Then the Sea Glowed a Magnificent Milky Green
And Then the Sea Glowed a Magnificent Milky Green
A chance encounter with a rare phenomenon called a milky sea connects a sailor and a scientist to explain the ocean’s ghostly glow.— Hakai Magazine
'Slender Man' attacker seeks conditional release
'Slender Man' attacker seeks conditional release
The woman had tried to kill her classmate because she believed it would appease the fictional creepypasta character Slender Man.— Unexplained Mysteries
Secret ancient Andean passageways may have been used in rituals involving psychedelics
Secret ancient Andean passageways may have been used in rituals involving psychedelics
Hidden passageways used by ancient Andean culture opened for the first time in 3,000 years.— Live Science
Squid skin–inspired material is a game changer
Squid skin–inspired material is a game changer
The brownish, rubbery material stretches to more than double its original size.— University of California, Irvine

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Watergate Mysteries / Real Sea Monsters
Watergate Mysteries / Real Sea Monsters
Lawyer and author John O'Connor delved into the mysteries of the Watergate scandal. Followed by Max Hawthorne, known as the "Prince of Paleo-fiction," who discussed the latest in his Kronos Rising novel series as well as reports of real sea monsters.
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