Anhedonia is a particularly sad condition
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Anhedonia is a particularly sad condition


Anhedonia is the inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable

 



North Korea has its own Linux distribution, Red Star 05
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North Korea has its own Linux distribution, Red Star 05


Development started in 1998 at the Korea Computer Center (KCC). Prior to its release, computers in North Korea typically used Ubuntu

 



A turtle high-five!
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A turtle high-five!


 



Dinosaurs were probably smarter than previously thought
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Dinosaurs were probably smarter than previously thought


This 133-million-year-old fossil belongs to a relative of the Iguanodon and it is a lot bigger than expected

 



Kangaroos produce almost no methane despite herbivorous diet
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Kangaroos produce almost no methane despite herbivorous diet


Despite having herbivorous diets similar to ruminants such as cattle, kangaroos produce almost no methane at all. Scientists are interested in the possibility of transferring the bacteria responsible for this from kangaroos to cattle, as a way around the the greenhouse gas effect of methane

 



The ozone hole above the South pole
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The ozone hole above the South pole


 



Only 2,000 to 3,000 adult tigers are left in the wild
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Only 2,000 to 3,000 adult tigers are left in the wild


The 6 extant subspecies of Panthera tigris are currently endangered, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Threats include poaching and habitat fragmentation

 



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Chimps also use hunting weapons


At least one troop of chimpanzees has been witnessed in southeastern Senegal using spears to hunt

 



Astronauts can vote from space
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Astronauts can vote from space


 



Kangaroos use their tail as a leg
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Kangaroos use their tail as a leg


 



Beware Mondays!
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Beware Mondays!


More people in England and Wales commit suicide on Mondays than on other days of the week; more people in the United Kingdom call in sick on Monday; and more people worldwide surf the web

 



The biggest rocket engines can kill you just by their noise
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The biggest rocket engines can kill you just by their noise


 



MRI of a rambutan. Bon appetit!
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MRI of a rambutan. Bon appetit!


 



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This cool laser can remove paint and rust


It's a 1000W laser and it doesn't require gas or consumables

 



Glowing smile!
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Glowing smile!


The deciduous teeth of children born after 1963 contained 50x more Strontium-90 than their parents' teeth, because of large-scale atomic testing.