Have you ever heard of floating gold? We'll apparently, in the beaches in Europe, they do exist. But not in a shiny, glittery form, instead they look like a rock which smells, too. It's a stone secreted by sperm whales and are used in making perfumes. It is called "whale vomit" and it is extremely rare. It is considered valuable because a block of it can cost up to $70,000. But authorities fear that if people decided to harvest whale's vomit, it might further worsen the population drop of the endangered sperm whales.
There's a saying that says "dance like no one's watching" and it looks like our ape friend took this phrase by heart. A video of a dancing gorilla garnered an astounding 1.1 million views after it was posted on Facebook a few days ago.
The Bardsey island in Wales' Llŷn Peninsula in Britain is home to 200 sheep, 300 seals, 20,000 graves and just four human beings.
If you're in the mountains and you suddenly recognize the smell of buttered popcorns, chances are, a bearcat is nearby. Many have wondered why bearcats smell like buttered popcorn. Well, scientists explain that bearcat pee and popcorn both contain a chemical compound called 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline or 2-AP, which is the cause of that buttery aroma.
If you're a tech-savvy and a fan of the outer space, mark the date from April 22 to April 24 because that's when NASA's International Space Apps Challenge is going to happen.
The China State Council said 357 government officials are facing expulsion and major repercussions the news about the tainted vaccine scandal erupted. The Chinese government said that the illegal sale of improperly stored vaccines will cost hundreds of officials their job.
In theory, 80 percent of human beings tend to experience déjà vu. It is when a person engaged in the present situation, place or event suddenly experiences a feeling of familiarity. Is this magic or some kind of sorcery? Well, science says it is not. There's a study saying that it is probably caused by a glitch in the brain neurological system and the pathways inside a human brain.
The real-life Atlantis City has emerged. For 25 years, the lost town of Epecuen in Argentina was submerged in water. The flood receded over the years allowing journalists and tourists to visit the remnants of the lost town that was formerly underwater.
Celebrated NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who recently returned from his one-year residence in space, is set to contribute to another NASA space program. Together with his twin brother, ex-NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, Scott is undergoing NASA's "Twin Study" to understand the effects of living in space in preparation for a Mars exploration in 2030.
Stephen Hawking amazed the community once again. Together with esteemed colleagues, he recently launched a $100-million space exploration project called Breakthrough Starshot, which aims to reach the nearest star system, Alpha Centauri, in a span of 20 years.
NASA is preparing for an ambitious journey to Mars in 2030. The monumental space exploration does not only concern NASA, but it has also ignited the drive for space scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs to develop space technology dedicated to developing habitations on Mars. One of them is a startup called RedWorks who is developing a 3-D printing system to build homes on the Red planet.
Although it is still impossible for human technology to make a creature out of spliced body parts, it is now feasible to make a virtual body image built from 5,000 pieces of cadaver slices.
If you are planning a vacation but haven't decided where to go yet, feel like a royalty and stay in the World's Top Hotel for 2016. TripAdvisor named the Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur in India as this year's best hotel in the world.
Neil Armstrong is probably the most popular astronaut but his lesser known but equally significant counterpart, Yuri Gagarin, deserves the attention, too. Gagarin is the first man to journey to space. And to commemorate that, the United Nations is celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight this month.
The war-torn Iraq has Its hands full from recovery efforts, budget problems and the ongoing ISIS crisis. But amidst all that, restoration efforts are visible and are clearly part of the plan to re-establish Iraq. This includes converting Saddam Hussein's palace to a museum.