Super Rare Wildcat Spotted In The Wild

Super Rare Wildcat Spotted In The Wild

A photographer in the right place at the right time has managed to catch an extremely rare snap of a black Kenyan serval. Photographer Sergio Pitamitz took this amazing image on February 18 in Lualenyi Camp, a private reserve near Tsavo West National Park, Kenya. “When you do wildlife photography, you’re always searching for something rare…

Astronomers Released 3D Map Of The Milky Way's Dust

Astronomers Released 3D Map Of The Milky Way's Dust

If you do any housework, you probably hate dust. If you’re an astronomer, your relationship with dust might be a bit more ambivalent. If you want to learn about star and planet formation, then you love stardust. If you are trying to measure precisely how far away galaxies are, then dust is an annoyance. A…

Trump Administration Officially Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Administration Officially Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Back during President Trump’s first week in office, he signed several worrying executive orders, including one that brought the Keystone XL pipeline back from the dead. This specifically ordered the pipeline’s proposed builder, TransCanada Corp., to resubmit its construction application to the State Department – so long as they used American steel. Now, after more…

Cheerios' Attempt To Save Bees Backfired Massively

Cheerios' Attempt To Save Bees Backfired Massively

Cheerios cereal brand is under fire for sending out billions of potentially disease-spreading seeds in an attempt to help save bees from extinction.  The brand recently announced that it would mail out free wildflower seeds as part of its “Save the Bees” campaign.  The seeds, once planted, were meant to provide more nectar for the declining…

17 Jokes That Only Smart People Will Really Appreciate

17 Jokes That Only Smart People Will Really Appreciate

There’s a special glee that comes from getting a really nerdy joke. You feel both smart and dorky at the same time. Redditors took turns sharing their best intellectual jokes, and we’ve gathered our favorites here. From chemistry to art to music, these are the jokes you can pull out at your next dinner party —…

7 “Facts" You Learned In School That Are No Longer True

7 “Facts" You Learned In School That Are No Longer True

Over time, even facts we consider steadfast truths can change. People used to think doctors could forgo washing their hands before surgery. Knowledge is ever-evolving. The seven ideas below probably changed since your school days. Re-educate yourself.  THEN: Pluto is a planet NOW: Pluto isn’t a planet We’ve known since the late 1800s that a ninth…