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Live Science - Weird

Footage of hypersonic metallic UFO shown by Pentagon officials at historic hearing -- Ben Turner -- Pentagon officials speaking at the first public hearing on UFOs since the 1960s have shown previously classified footage of an unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP).

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Watch live: Pentagon UFO sightings will finally be publicly aired at today's Congressional hearing -- Ben Turner -- The U.S. Congress is set to hold its first public hearing on UFOs since the 1960s on Tuesday (May 17). Here's what to expect.

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Why does wood catch fire, but metal doesn't? -- JoAnna Wendel -- Burning is the release of energy, and some materials like metals, can absorb energy better than others, such as wood.

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Eerie 'yellow brick road' to Atlantis discovered atop ancient undersea mountain -- Brandon Specktor -- Researchers exploring underwater mountains near Hawaii discovered a bizarre "yellow brick road" on an ancient seamount.

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Why haven't we cloned a human yet? -- Joe Phelan -- Here's a look at the science for why we haven't cloned any humans yet.

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Meet Elliott Tanner, the 13-year-old who just got his college degree in physics -- Harry Baker -- 13-year-old prodigy Elliott Tanner has graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in physics and mathematics.

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Human 'hobbit' ancestor may be hiding in Indonesia, new controversial book claims -- Stephanie Pappas -- An anthropologist argues that stories of an "ape-man" in Indonesia reflect the continued survival of an ancient human ancestor.

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Time might not exist - but that's okay -- Sam Baron -- Does time exist? The answer to this question may not be as obvious as it first seems.

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Scientists create weird pumpkin-shaped nucleus that vanishes in nanoseconds -- Stephanie Pappas -- A newly created isotope of the silvery metal lutetium has a strange squashed nucleus and a half-life of just a few hundred nanoseconds.

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8 ways you can see Einstein's theory of relativity in real life - By - Jesse Emspak - published - 28 March 22 - Reference - Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th century, but how well does it explain the things we see in our daily lives?

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Odd circular shape beneath the ocean in Google Earth images is probably not aliens -- Stephanie Pappas -- A weird circular shape on Google Earth has ocean-floor UFO hunters crying "alien."

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Scientists make yeast-free pizza dough that rises like the real thing -- Nicoletta Lanese -- Their goal was to make tasty dough without a chemical agent.

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Black holes may grow quantum 'hair' -- Stephanie Pappas -- The quantum state of a black hole's gravitational field may hold clues as to what is beyond the event horizon.

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Escaped petting zoo camel attacks and kills 2 men in Tennessee -- Jeanna Bryner -- A camel attacked and killed two men outside of Memphis, Tennessee, after escaping a petting zoo Thursday (March 10).

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Haunting 'mermaid' mummy in Japan is probably a gruesome monkey-fish mix -- Harry Baker -- Researchers in Japan have begun a new study into a 300-year-old "mermaid mummy" to determine the exact origins of the gruesome remains.

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11 of the most haunted places in the US -- Tom Metcalfe -- You don't need to believe in ghosts to enjoy a ghost story.

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First-ever scan of a dying human brain reveals life may actually 'flash before your eyes' -- Harry Baker -- A new case report of a man dying from a sudden heart attack while having an electroencephalogram has given scientists the first scan of a dying human brain.

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7 theories on the origin of life - By - Charles Q. Choi, Scott Dutfield - published - 14 February 22 - Reference - From lightning to space rocks, here are ideas for how the first life on Earth came to be.

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Do we live in a simulation? Here's why we may never know. -- Paul Sutter -- Does the simulation hypothesis offer a compelling argument, or is it just interesting food for thought? Let's find out.

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Elusive bronze-scaled 'dragon' of the deep caught on video off California coast

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6-year-old finds megalodon tooth on UK beach

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The 'doorway' seen on Mars is not for aliens. Here's how it really formed.

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Here's how to watch the Flower Moon lunar eclipse today and tomorrow

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Did cats really disappear from North America for 7 million years?

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Uranus: Facts about the sideways ice giant

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Giant sinkhole with a forest inside found in China

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Mercury: Facts about the smallest planet

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