Face And Brain Of 3,800-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Recreated

Face And Brain Of 3,800-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Recreated

After remaining dead and buried in the deserts of Egypt for thousands of years, researchers have recreated the face of a 3,800-year-old mummy. Thought to have been a high-ranking official in the 18th-dynasty, scans of the mummified head have revealed some unique preservation methods employed at the time. The remains are thought to have belonged…

When – and why – did people first start using money?

When – and why – did people first start using money?

Sometimes you run across a grimy, tattered dollar bill that seems like it’s been around since the beginning of time. Assuredly it hasn’t, but the history of human beings using cash currency does go back a long time – 40,000 years. Scientists have tracked exchange and trade through the archaeological record, starting in Upper Paleolithic…

Scientists Get Up Close With 400-Year-Old Greenland Sharks

Scientists Get Up Close With 400-Year-Old Greenland Sharks

Footage thanks to Dr. Holly Shiels and Physiological Society/University of Manchester Eight Scientists from The University of Manchester and The University of Copenhagen embarked on an expedition to study Greenland Sharks in the wild. Their journey took them more than 40 hours through gale-force winds and rough seas to reach their destination in the calm…

Amateur Captures Stunning Footage Of Octopus Hunting On Land

Amateur Captures Stunning Footage Of Octopus Hunting On Land

Porsche Indrisie / ViralHog.com This jaw-dropping footage by Porsche Indrisie shows off something quite unexpected. “I have a keen interest in sea life and have been working in my dad’s family business, Burswood Seafood, for years now. I’ve always got my camera out taking photos of interesting things but this time I decided to try…

One Cause Of The French Instagram Star’s Death By “Exploding Whipped Cream" Is More Common Than You Think

One Cause Of The French Instagram Star’s Death By “Exploding Whipped Cream" Is More Common Than You Think

Rebecca Burger, a widely popular French fitness blogger, died over the weekend after a whipped cream dispenser exploded into her chest. Citing local reports in France, the BBC reported that she died of cardiac arrest after the accident, despite being attended to by medics. Her family announced her death on Facebook, calling it a “domestic accident.” A warning about…