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Mysteries of Cannibalism

September 27th, 2013 § in Bizarre

The beginnings of cannibalism is shrouded in the mists of time and more than likely we will never find out it’s origins nor understand why some species, including humans, eat their own kind. Many anthropologists speculate that cannibalism began in the very earliest beginnin[...]

‘Original’ great ape discovered

July 14th, 2012 § in Legends

Scientists have unearthed remains of a primate that could have been ancestral not only to humans but to all great apes, including chimps and gorillas. The partial skeleton of this 13-million-year-old “missing link” was found by palaeontologists working at a dig site n[...]

Ancient nuclear power controlled by water

June 19th, 2012 § in Science

Nuclear power was invented in Africa 2 billion years ago. Now scientists think they have figured out how geological processes conspired to create the equivalent of a 100-kilowatt nuclear plant that produced pulses of power every three hours for a period of about 150,000 years. Th[...]

Purple Snow In Russia

February 3rd, 2012 § in Science

Purple Snow In Russia. Some lucky people living in southern Russia got to experience something very unusual the other day – purple snow. Yes, you read that correctly. Purple snow. Russian scientists who have analyzed it believe that the unusual colored snow is the result a [...]