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  • Deer fight goes viral after images of stags locked in battle emerge

    September 21, 2018 6:00 PM 349

    The deer rutting in Sauerland forest, in Germany. See Masons copy MNDEER: This is the incredible moment two deer begin fighting with their antlers - literally getting stuck in a rut. German wildlife photographer, Ingo Gerlach, watched the two stags in a brawl with their antlers for around two hours. Ingo Gerlach, 65, was able to capture the rut as they both entangled

  • Real-life 'Planet Vulcan' found 16 light-years away from Earth

    September 20, 2018 1:29 PM 190

    If it has inhabitants, it's a good bet they all "live long and prosper." The real-life planet Vulcan, once home to "Star Trek's" Spock (made famous by Leonard Nimoy), has been found, thanks to scientists who've discovered an exoplanet just 16 light-years from Earth. The planet is associated with the real-life star 40 Eridani A, which has been found to be host to one planet

  • Giant 'contracting' creature spotted on beach stuns family: 'It's alive'

    September 18, 2018 3:29 PM 177

    Adam Dickinson told his children to steer clear of a massive jelly-like blob they stumbled upon on a New Zealand beach early Monday. The family surrounded the creature, which appeared to be moving. "My initial thought was don't let my kids touch it as they went running up to have a look," Dickinson, who lives in Stanmore Bay, recalled to Fox News. The large

  • Terrifying 'fire tornado' sucks firehose 200 feet into the sky, then melts it in midair

    September 18, 2018 2:00 PM 100

    Canadian firefighters caught a rare, terrifying phenomenon on video last month when a 200-foot-tall fire tornado sucked their firehose into the sky and melted it. “Fire destroyed our line,” Instagram user M.C. Schidlowsky, who was part of the fire crew in British Columbia, wrote. “It threw burning logs across our guard for 45 minutes and pulled our hose 100 plus ft. in the air before

  • Cassini's last view of Saturn moon shows fabulous methane lakes

    September 17, 2018 1:55 PM 163

    The Cassini mission's last image of Saturn's moon Titan was taken just four days before the spacecraft plummeted into the gas giant in September 2017. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI) Just four days before the Cassini spacecraft's dramatic dive into Saturn's atmosphere last year, cameras aboard the spacecraft captured the mission's last image of Saturn's largest

  • Rocket reveal: Elon Musk unveils new images of BFR

    September 17, 2018 1:25 PM 124

    SpaceX is set to make a historic announcement, revealing the first private passenger to fly around the Moon on one of its spacecraft. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to show off two new images of the BFR, ahead of the announcement tonight as to who the private passenger is that the company will fly "around the Moon." The images of the Big Falcon

  • Wisconsin squirrels freed from 'Gordion knot' of tails

    September 16, 2018 9:00 PM 126

    Wildlife rehabbers with the Wisconsin Humane Society worked to untangle the tails of five young squirrels on Thursday after they became "hopelessly entangled" in their nest. (Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at Wisconsin Humane Society) Wildlife rehabilitators in Wisconsin on Thursday worked to untangle the tails of five young squirrels after they became

  • Florence could sweep venomous snakes into floodwaters

    September 15, 2018 4:40 PM 118

    Tropical Storm Florence made landfall Friday, bringing powerful storm surges and catastrophic flooding with it. But in addition to the destruction, the storm could also bring a wave of venomous snakes. Thad Bowman, with the Alligator Adventure zoo in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, told The Sun News that residents in the Carolinas should be on the lookout

  • World's oldest brewery discovered, was making beer 13,000 years ago

    September 14, 2018 8:26 PM 158

    Under a microscope, Professor Li Liu finds and records starch grains (Image credit: L.A. Cicero/Stanford University News Service ) Researchers from the U.S. and Israel have found evidence of the world’s oldest beer-making in an Israeli cave. Scientists studied three 13,000-year-old stone mortars uncovered in the Raqefet Cave near what is now the Israeli

  • Usain Bolt toasts zero-gravity with champagne

    September 12, 2018 4:06 PM 106

    PARIS (Reuters) - Usain Bolt on Wednesday sprinted through thin air and sipped champagne floating on his back as he enjoyed near zero-gravity conditions in the back of an aircraft performing stomach-lurching parabola dives. The eight-time Olympic champion grinned as he experienced weightlessness in a modified plane normally used for scientific research