Science

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Amid Bright Moon

by Lindsey Little

The peak of the Orionid meteor shower occurred this morning. The bright moon obscured many of the meteors, though some were still visible.

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Natalie Portman Teams Up with Marvel to Mentor Girls in Science

by Amanda Just

Natalie Portman encourages high school girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to participate in the “Ultimate Mentor Adventure.”

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Mysterious Abominable Snowman Is a Hybrid Bear

by Lindsey Little

Professor Bryan Sykes sequenced DNA to prove the existence of the Abominable Snowman, or yeti. The elusive creature is actually a hybrid species of bear.

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Rare “Saber-Toothed” Whale Found Stranded on Venice Beach

by Megan Thompson

On an average day, there are plenty of oddities hanging around the famous Venice Beach Boardwalk, but this one might just leave them all behind. On Tuesday, a rare “saber-toothed”

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Bacon Damages Sperm Quality, Research Shows

by Amanda Just

It’s pretty much common knowledge by now that eating bacon isn’t good for your heart, but new research has found that it’s also detrimental to sperm.

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WATCH: Giant 18ft. ‘Sea Serpent’ Pulled Ashore in California

by Lindsey Little

Jasmine Santana spotted the carcass of what turned out to be a giant 18-foot-long oarfish, while on a snorkeling trip in Toyon Bay, Santa Catalina Island.

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Iran Plans to Launch Second Monkey into Space

by Lindsey Little

Iran plans to launch a second monkey into space by the end of November. Additional species are set to follow, possibly including a Persian cat.

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