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Hippos unleash poop tornado in response to stranger danger -- Nicoletta Lanese -- Hippos respond differently to the calls of familiar and unfamiliar hippos.

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The Higgs boson could have kept our universe from collapsing -- Paul Sutter -- The Higgs boson particle could have kept our universe from collapsing within a larger multiverse, physicists say.

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Tonga eruption was so intense, it caused the atmosphere to ring like a bell -- Kevin Hamilton -- The volcanic eruption in Tonga generated pressure waves in the atmosphere that quickly spread around the world.

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Webb Telescope is now orbiting 1 million miles from Earth -- World's most powerful space telescope ever launched reaches final destination.

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Japanese submarine, sunk in WWII and later bombed by salvager, is VR ready

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2 giant sphinxes depicting King Tut's grandfather found at ancient Egyptian temple -- The sphinxes were originally 26 feet (8 meters) long.

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Monkey 'queen' led a violent coup to become her troop's first female leader. Now her reign is in jeopardy.

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Can nonhuman animals drive other animals to extinction? -- Humans are uniquely destructive.

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Centuries-old 'impossible' math problem cracked using the strange physics of Schr dinger's cat

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What is the longest possible walk on Earth?

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Saturn's 'Death Star' moon could have a secret underground ocean

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Rare 'bionic' armor discovered in 2,500-year-old China burial

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New study provides first evidence of non-random mutations in DNA

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Here's why a new penguin colony in Antarctica is cause for concern

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James Webb Space Telescope will glide to its deep-space parking spot today -- Elizabeth Howell -- Here's how to watch the events related to the James Webb Space Telescope's arrival.

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Evil eye: History of the ancient curse - By - Benjamin Radford, Callum McKelvie - published - 24 January 22 - Reference - The term evil eye might conjure images of blue symbols, often featured in bracelets or necklaces. However, these are charms, used to ward off an ancient curse

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Ruins of bustling Roman town discovered in UK - By - Laura Geggel - published - 22 January 22 - Archaeologists in the U.K. discovered the remains of a once bustling Roman market town.

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Cucumbers: Nutrition facts & healthbenefits - By - Jessie Szalay, Callum McKelvie - published - 24 January 22 - reference - Cucumbers have many nutritional benefits, are low in calories and high in valuable nutrients.

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Best rowing machines 2022: Top picks from NordicTrack, ProForm, Hydrow and more - By - Patricia Carswell - published - 21 January 22 - Buying Guide - Here's our round-up of the best rowing machines for 2022, with picks from NordicTrack, ProForm, Hydrow and others.

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Your eyes may reveal your true biological age - By - Yasemin Saplakoglu - published - 21 January 22 - By examining a person's eyes, doctors might one day be able to predict that person's risk of early death, according to a new study.

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Pod of orcas frees a humpback whale from certain death. Was it intentional? -- Stephanie Pappas -- A pod of orcas frees an entangled humpback whale off Western Australia. But were they really trying to rescue it?

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What is a second cousin? By - Ailsa Harvey, Live Science Staff - published - 21 January 22 - Reference - There's a simple way to figure out the relationships between relations, including your second cousins and first cousin once-removed.

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Did The Rock buy Stan, the most expensive Tyrannosaurus rex on record? -- Laura Geggel -- Rumors are swirling after a Tyrannosaurus rex skull was spotted in the home of The Rock in a recent interview. But is it real or a cast?

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Why is the world map you know wrong? -- Joe Phelan -- Here's why flat world maps always have distortions.

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French culture: Customs & traditions - By - Kim Ann Zimmermann, Jonathan Gordon - published - 21 January 22 - Reference - Discover the world of French culture, the customs and traditions of France, as well as how it became a center of fashion, art and architecture.

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Can humanity run out of ideas? -- Paula Schaap -- Humans will likely never run out of regular, mundane ideas, but whether will will run out of big ideas is a more nuanced issue.

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Why do we stick out our tongues when we're concentrating? -- Donavyn Coffey -- Researchers have several ideas as to why people sometimes stick out their tongues when they're concentrating.

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Why does electricity make a humming noise? By - Ashley Hamer - published - 24 January 22 - Here's why you sometimes hear a hum when you turn on an electric device or walk near a transformer.

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Bluetooth: Who invented it and how does it work? -- Mark Smith -- Bluetooth was inspired by a Nordic king and harnesses the power of radio. How has this wireless connectivity reshaped our electronic ecosystems.

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How do energy saving light bulbs work? -- Mark Smith -- Energy saving light bulbs: mechanics, efficiency and designs

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