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Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago
Wasps

Wasps Are Capable of Basic Logical Reasoning, Study Finds

Paper wasps are the first known insects to perform a key form of deductive logic called transitive inference.
Becky Ferreira
5.8.19
black holes

This Black Hole Is Wildly Ejecting Plasma Jets as It Eats a Star

"This is one of the most extraordinary black hole systems I've ever come across.”
Becky Ferreira
4.29.19
Motherboard

Global Warming Is Wiping Out Marine Animals Faster Than Land Dwellers

A study of 406 cold-blooded animals revealed that climate change is already pushing marine species to their thermal limits.
Becky Ferreira
4.24.19
Apple

Is It GOOD or BAD to Use a Dynamite-Triggered Avalanche for an Apple Ad? We Asked Scientists

Apple’s “Don’t mess with Mother (Nature)” video—produced by the Camp4 Collective to promote the iPhone XS—included footage of a man-made avalanche.
Caroline Haskins
4.18.19
nature

300 Million Butterflies Will Fly Through Texas This Spring

Monarch populations are in decline, but a surge is expected for the 2019 spring migration.
Wajeeh Maaz
4.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thousands of 'Super Bloom' Tourists Have Made Life in This Town Absolute Hell

The mayor called it a "poppy apocalypse."
River Donaghey
3.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Guy Who Fought Off a Mountain Lion Finally Told His Side of the Story

"I will never be able to live up to the reputation."
River Donaghey
2.15.19
ANIMALS

These Woman Conservationists Are Saving The World, One Croc At a Time

Dr. Marisa Tellez and Miriam Boucher are two heroes making a difference in the lives of scaly, unloved reptiles.
Will Worley
2.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Cleaned Up a Trashed National Park Bathroom and Sent Trump a Bill

He invoiced the president for $28.
River Donaghey
1.14.19
nature

Scientists Found a New Species of Wasp That Turns Spiders Into Zombies

In the Ecuadorian Amazon, a new species of wasp is inflicting horror movie-worthy terror on "social" spiders.
Alastair Spriggs
11.29.18
spending

Black Friday Special: 11 Ways to Find Inner Calm on the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year

Make Black Friday your own with these totally free ideas for how to spend the day without an iota of buyers' remorse.
Evie Carrick
11.14.18
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