The 3rd oldest river on Earth is called New River
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The 3rd oldest river on Earth is called New River


Located in the Appalachians (North America), the New River is estimated to be 260 to 325 million years old

 



Some spiders catch fish!
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Some spiders catch fish!


At least 18 species of spiders demonstrate this behaviour in the wild. On average, the fish are twice as long as the spiders!

 



Hello world!
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Hello world!


A baby tortoise on the verge of getting out of its shell and discovering the world

 



The Ankole-Watusi's horns can reach 2.5m from tip to tip
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The Ankole-Watusi’s horns can reach 2.5m from tip to tip


It is a breed of cattle originally native to Africa

 



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An augmented reality sandbox with a miniature landscape


By sculpting the sand, the projection adapts to the topography and it is possible to make mountains, valleys and rivers appear

 



Mars's color is actually more like butterscotch
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Mars’s color is actually more like butterscotch


The red color we often see is mostly coming from dust in its atmosphere

 



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A hawksbill sea turtle using biofluorescence


It is the first time that biofluorescence has been seen in reptiles

 



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Hurricane Matthew captured by cameras of the ISS


The International Space Station flew 250 miles over this Category 5 Atlantic hurricane on October 3, 2016

 



The aptly named Blue Planet
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The aptly named Blue Planet


The Pacific Ocean covers an area of 166 millions km². It's the largest and deepest of the World's oceanic basins

 



Hitler was declared Man of the year by Time Magazine in 1938
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Hitler was declared Man of the year by Time Magazine in 1938


The decision was made based on his military successes

 



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Ctenophora use ‘combs’ wich are groups of cilia to swim


It is a phylum of invertebrate animals. They live in marine waters worldwide

 



Maternal mortality rates doubled in the US between 2002 and 2012
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Maternal mortality rates doubled in the US between 2002 and 2012


Deaths linked to pregnancy have doubled in the US between 2002 and 2012, but it might be due only to a change in the way death certificates are established: doctors are now forced to specify whether the deceased person was pregnant or recently gave birth

 



Under these clothes, the real skeleton of Bentham
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Under these clothes, the real skeleton of Bentham


Philosopher Jeremy Bentham wanted his body to be preserved and exposed after his death. The head was supposed to be preserved too, but the mummification failed and it was replaced with a head made of wax

 



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Aseroe rubra, also known as starfish fungus, emerging


 



A breathtaking view of the Black Pool hot spring
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A breathtaking view of the Black Pool hot spring


It is located in the West Thumb Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park