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Sarah Hyland reacts to 'Modern Family' pregnancy

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Sarah Hyland, who plays Haley Dunphy on "Modern Family," joked about the ABC sitcom's surprise plot line.

Tajikistan prison riot kills 22, including 2 guards

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A riot at a Khujand, Tajikistan prison late Wednesday killed 22 people, including two prison guards, local authorities said.

Dreaming of Mars Since Age 13, Astronaut Abby Inspires Women in STEM

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By aiming for Mars, 21-year-old Abigail Harrison hopes to inspire young women on Earth to pursue their own dreams.

Watch: Tyra Banks reprises Eve in 'Life-Size 2' trailer

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Tyra Banks plays Eve, a doll who comes to life, in a preview of Freeform's "Life-Size" sequel co-starring Francia Raisa.

Holocene temperature in the Iberian Peninsula reconstructed with insect subfossils

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Remains of chironomid subfossils, a type of insect similar to mosquitoes, were used in a study to reconstruct the temperature of the Iberian Peninsula in the Holocene, the geological period...

Most complete study on Europe's greatest hadrosaur site published

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The Basturs Poble site is what is known in English as a bone bed, a geological stratum containing a great number of fossils. The stratum dates back some 70 million...

The argument from cyberspace for eliminating nuclear weapons

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At the height of the Cold War in 1982, American psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton argued that the "central existential fact of the nuclear age is vulnerability." That warning predated the...

At 40,000, this is the oldest cave painting of an animal ever found

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Sketch of bull-like beast in Borneo cave bolsters theory that our ancient ancestors in Europe and Asia were developing in parallel

Dating apps use artificial intelligence to help search for love

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Forget swiping though endless profiles. Dating apps are using artificial intelligence to suggest where to go on a first date, recommend what to say and even find a partner who...

Watch: 'Mowgli' is torn between two worlds in latest trailer

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A young boy raised in the jungles of India discovers he is a human in the latest trailer for Netflix's "Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle."

Famous birthdays for Nov. 8: Parker Posey, SZA

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Actor Parker Posey turns 50 and singer SZA turns 28, among the famous birthdays for Nov. 8.

Kang: North Korea called off meeting with U.S. due to ‘tight schedule’

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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa said that North Korea asked to postpone the planned high-level talks between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his North Korean counterpart Kim...

George, Thunder welcome old pal Anthony, Rockets

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Carmelo Anthony laughed a year ago when he was asked about the possibility of coming off the bench for his new team, the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Canadiens, Sabres look to continue early surges

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Two of the hottest scorers in the NHL will face off when the Montreal Canadiens host the Buffalo Sabres at Bell Centre on Thursday.

Cowboys LB Sean Lee (hamstring) out 4-6 weeks

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Linebacker Sean Lee of the Dallas Cowboys will miss 4-to-6 weeks because of a left hamstring injury.

Vikings reportedly claim RB Abdullah on waivers

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Running back Ameer Abdullah, who was waived on Tuesday by the Detroit Lions, will remain in the NFC North after being claimed by the Minnesota Vikings, according to multiple media...

Quantitative 3D analysis of bone tools sheds light on ancient manufacture and use

1 week ago from Science Daily

Quantitative three-dimensional analysis of bone wear patterns can provide insight into the manufacture and use of early human tools, according to a new study.

The teeth of Changchunsaurus: Rare insight into ornithopod dinosaur tooth evolution

1 week ago from Science Daily

The teeth of Changchunsaurus parvus, a small herbivorous dinosaur from the Cretaceous of China, represent an important and poorly-known stage in the evolution of ornithopod dentition, according to a study.

Oldest cave painting found to be at least 40,000 years old

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A faint drawing of an animal in a Borneo cave has been determined as the world's oldest example of figurative art.

This is the world's oldest known work of figurative art

Scientists have used one of the most reliable methods of dating to determine that a painting of a bull-like animal found in a cave on the island of Borneo is...

Watch people beatbox in an MRI

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Science They’re blazing new linguistic territory. Many artists produce sounds entirely unknown to modern linguists. Now you can see exactly what produces those extra-lingual...

Watch: Woman rescues struggling chicken in Cayman canal

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A visitor to a yacht club in the Cayman Islands captured video of a woman jumping into a canal to rescue a struggling chicken.

World's Oldest Animal Drawing, Discovered in Borneo Cave, Is a Weird Cow Beast

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A 40,000-year-old painting of a mysterious, wild cow-like beast discovered in a Borneo cave is the oldest human-made drawing of an animal on record, a new study finds.

Quantitative 3-D analysis of bone tools sheds light on ancient manufacture and use

1 week ago from Physorg

Quantitative three-dimensional analysis of bone wear patterns can provide insight into the manufacture and use of early human tools, according to a study by Naomi Martisius of the University of...

Chew on this: Two new studies reveal secrets of early dinosaur and mammal tooth evolution

1 week ago from Physorg

The studies, involving Professor Robert Reisz, a paleontologist at the University of Toronto Mississauga, appear in the latest issues of PLOS ONE and the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Oldest cave painting of an animal discovered in Borneo

Scientists spent several days trekking through rural Borneo to find the 40,000-year-old artwork.

This animal on a cave wall in Borneo is the oldest known figurative painting in the world

1 week ago from LA Times - Science

In limestone caves hidden deep in the jungle of Borneo, archaeologists have discovered the oldest known figurative drawing created by a human artist, dating back at least 40,000 years. The...

Matter: In an Indonesian Jungle, Scientists Find the Oldest Figurative Art in the World

1 week ago from NY Times Science

A cave drawing in Borneo is at least 40,000 years old, raising intriguing questions about creativity in ancient societies.