female killer whales

How come women live for decades beyond menopause?

Menopause is a downright bizarre trait among animals. It’s also rare. Outside of the human species, only the female members of two whale species outlive their reproductive lives in such a major way. Female killer whales typically become mothers between...

Giant African Land Snails

The Giant African Land Snail invaded Cuba

Giant African Land Snail   Kennedy couldn’t manage it in 1961, but someone else has. According to the BBC, Giant African Land Snails have been spotted on Cuban soil, which is bad news for native molluscs in the island nation...

Doomsday Clock moves two minutes closer to midnight

The iconic Doomsday Clock, considered a metaphor for the dangers faced by the world, was pushed ahead by two minutes over concerns about worsening climate change and the world’s failure to reduce nuclear weapons, a trans-Atlantic group of prominent scientists...

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Winter in Siberia…

Those Russian guys made photos of their travel across Siberia in January 2006. The average temperature outside was -60 F. Yes, minus sixty fahrenheit.   They have visited different cool places in Siberia. For example this is a Jewish region...

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