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Jennifer Lopez recalls first Valentine's Day with Alex Rodriguez

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Jennifer Lopez said Alex Rodriguez surprised her with flowers, chocolates and cake on Valentine's Day shortly after they met.

The role of the rolling jaw in early mammals

1 week ago from Science Blog

A new study has given scientists more to chew on regarding the evolution and inner workings of the mammalian jaw. Researchers at Yale, Brown, Harvard, and the University of Texas-Austin...

This newly discovered titanosaur had heart-shaped tail bones

1 week ago from PopSci

Animals How romantic. Scientists announced on Wednesday the discovery of a new long-necked dinosaur with a dazzlingly cute (and, let’s be honest, a very...

Giant dinosaur trackway discovered in Queensland

1 week ago from Physorg

A well-preserved dinosaur trackway, travelled by three different types of dinosaurs, has been discovered in Winton in central west Queensland.

'Old' sperm produces healthier offspring

1 week ago from Physorg

Sperm that live for longer before fertilising an egg produce healthier offspring—according to new research from the University of East Anglia and Uppsala University in Sweden.

Kansas City Royals reach deal with pitcher Jake Diekman

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The Kansas City Royals signed left-handed pitcher Jake Diekman to a contract, the team announced Wednesday.

New dinosaur with heart-shaped tail provides evolutionary clues for African continent

1 week ago from Science Daily

A new dinosaur that wears its 'heart' on its tail provides new clues to how ecosystems evolved on the African continent during the Cretaceous period.

Tanzanian 'beast' sheds light on gigantic dinosaur group

1 week ago from Reuters:Science

A relatively complete skeleton of a long-necked, long-tailed plant-eater excavated from a rocky cliff above a Tanzanian river is providing insight into the early evolution of a dinosaur group that...

Watch: Big snake removed from man's shoe in India

1 week ago from UPI

An Indian man had to call a reptile handler for help when he discovered a 5-foot snake had taken up residence inside his shoe.

I survived a workout at Cycle House, the cycling studio with the celebrity following

1 week ago from LA Times - Health

On the registration desk of the sleekly designed Studio City indoor cycling studio known as Cycle House sits a bowl of traffic-cone orange ear plugs. This mystified me until I...

Scientists look to past to help identify fish threatened with local extinction

1 week ago from Physorg

Marine scientists from the University of Queensland, WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other groups have developed a methodology to assess fish stocks that combines new data with archeological and historical...

Photos: 100-Million-Year-Old Tanzania Titanosaur Had Heart-Shaped Tail Bones

1 week ago from Live Science

Talk about romantic! This teenage titanosaur had heart-shaped tail bones.

Titanosaur the Size of a School Bus Had Heart-Shaped Tail Bones

1 week ago from Live Science

A newfound dinosaur seems to wear its heart on its tail, according to paleontologists who found the enormous beast and realized this "hopeless romantic" had heart-shaped tail bones.

Pope Francis tells Maduro past negotiations failed because deals weren't honored

1 week ago from UPI

Pope Francis has responded to a request from Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro to help end the power struggle in the South American nation.

These Newfound Catfish Species Are Either the Ugliest Fish Ever or Super Adorable

1 week ago from Live Science

With tentacle-covered snouts, claw-like spines that protrude from their heads and bodies covered in armor, these newfound catfish look more myth than reality.

Mnyamawamtuka: New dinosaur with heart-shaped tail provides evolutionary clues for African continent

1 week ago from Physorg

A new dinosaur that wears its "heart" on its tail provides new clues to how ecosystems evolved on the African continent during the Cretaceous period according to researchers at Ohio...

In photos: Celebrities get silly on the red carpet

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Celebrities strike unusual poses on the red carpet.

Giant prehistoric shark Megalodon disappeared earlier than thought

1 week ago from UPI

The giant predator shark megalodon went extinct some 3.6 million years ago, more than a million years earlier than previously thought.

Megapixels: This fossilized spider's eyes are still glowing 110 million years later

1 week ago from PopSci

Science Courtesy of some spooky shale. The first discovery of ancient arachnid tapetum is even spookier than it sounds.

Neanderthal footprints found in Gibraltar

1 week ago from Science Daily

This work started 10 years ago, when the first dates using the OSL method were obtained. It is then that the first traces of footprints left by vertebrates were found....

These Ancient Spider Fossils Still Have Silvery, Shimmering Eyes

1 week ago from Live Science

Paleontologists working in South Korea found ancient spider fossils with mirrors in their eyes.

Digging up the past: 40,000 skeletons being exhumed to make room for London train station

It may be a morbid scene to the uninitiated, but an exhumation process unfolding in London as part of massive U.K. archeological project is just one step in a government-approved...

Digging up the past: 40,000 skeletons being exhumed to make room for London train station

It may be a morbid scene to the uninitiated, but an exhumation process unfolding in London as part of massive U.K. archeological project is just one step in a government-approved...

Watch: Nicholas Hoult tells a story in first 'Tolkien' trailer

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Nicholas Hoult plays "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien in a preview of the new movie "Tolkien."

Archaeologists must avoid prehistoric Brexit parallels – they encourage twisted readings of the past

1 week ago from Physorg

This is not the first Brexit, apparently. That "watery Brexit" happened around 6,000 BC when Britain was detached from continental Europe with the final formation of the English Channel as...

Archaeologists must avoid prehistoric Brexit parallels – they encourage twisted readings of the past

1 week ago from Physorg

This is not the first Brexit, apparently. That "watery Brexit" happened around 6,000 BC when Britain was detached from continental Europe with the final formation of the English Channel as...

Giant 'megalodon' shark extinct earlier than previously thought

1 week ago from Science Daily

'Megalodon' -- a giant predatory shark that has inspired numerous documentaries, books and blockbuster movies -- likely went extinct at least one million years earlier than previously thought, according to...

China opens path to disease via Belt and Road trade route

1 week ago from SciDev

Malaria and neglected tropical diseases are expected to re-emerge as a result of the ambitious trade initiative.