An ‘Internal Scale’ Could Regulate Weight Loss In Humans

Losing weight may not be that hard — for rodents, a new study shows. Researchers have discovered an internal scale in rats and mice that sends signals to the brain to cut back on food if weight gain is detected. Now, the researchers hope to translate the findings to humans. For the study, the team […]

Horses and Humans, Bonded Through Botulism

Last month, a 1,400-pound horse named John competed with speed and style at the World Series of Team Roping in Las Vegas. Fourteen months earlier, John couldn’t even stand without the help of six handlers and a sling. After qualifying for a 2016 competition, John was found down at his owner’s ranch near Sacramento, felled […]

Meet Vulcanops, Giant Burrowing Bat and Ghost of Gondwana

Where might you expect to find fossils of a giant burrowing bat, three times bigger than today’s average bat? Why, in St. Bathans, New Zealand, of course. Vulcanops jennyworthyae, which lived more than 15 million years ago, tells a fascinating story of a lost world. No offense to Jenny Worthy, the team member honored in the […]

Boeing’s Cargo Drone Prototype Is Huge

Boeing this week showcased its new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing cargo air vehicle that can carry a payload of up to 500 pounds. In simpler terms: it’s a huge flying drone. A team of engineers and technicians for the worldwide aerospace company moved fast to build it, creating a flying prototype in less than three months. […]

Crying Elephants, Giggling Rats and Other Surprisingly Sentient Animals

Years ago, we believed that we weren’t animals and that animals were here solely for our use. Indeed, a cow was just a walking burger, a Sunday roast, keeping itself fresh and tasty ready for when we were hungry. Luckily, for their sake, things have progressed significantly from then and now we recognize that animals […]

NASA Images Find 1,750,000 Year Old Man-Made Bridge

WASHINGTON (PTI) — The NASA Shuttle has imaged a mysterious ancient bridge between India and Sri Lanka, as mentioned in the Ramayana. The evidence, say experts matter-of-factly, is in the Digital Image Collection. The recently discovered bridge, currently named as Adam’s Bridge and made of a chain of shoals, 30 km long, in the Palk Straits […]

A 20,000-year-old transformer found in Kosovo

Photographer and researcher Ismet Smaili (Ismet Smaili) discovered a mysterious artifact in the mountains on the territory of Kosovo. This object externally is an unusual stone with an integrated electromagnetic coil. And the coil of copper wires is not simply inserted into the cut groove, but it makes up a whole with the stone, as […]

Area 51 flights? Top-secret government airline seeks flight attendant

Are you a Las Vegas-based flight attendant looking for work and able to keep a secret(s)? Do you feel positively about working for an airline that sort of doesn’t exist? Happen to have a Top-Secret clearance with the U.S. government, or think you could snag one? If so, the perfect job just opened up. Janet, […]