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Meet the Very Good Dogs Who Hunt Down Invasive Species

They can sniff out troublesome weeds and other pests. Seamus spots a weed in Missoula, Montana. Pete Coppolillo Lily is a golden retriever from Georgia. Seamus is a border collie…

You Can Use Aluminum Foil to Strengthen Your Wi-Fi Signal

But we don’t 100 percent think you actually need to do this. Aluminum foil is not just for sandwiches anymore—it can also reflect the signals coming from your router’s antennas.…

Ancient Otter Found To Pack A Surprisingly Powerful Bite

Up until the last Ice Age, the world was packed with over-sized mammals which scientists call megafauna. There were giant sloths, short-faced bears, several species of tapirs, mammoths, and saber-toothed cats like Smilodon,…

Did DNC Really Rig 2016 Primary Election?

Was the 2016 Democratic primary rigged? It depends on what your definition of the word “rigged” is — but a top campaign adviser to Bernie Sanders declared that after new revelations…

Why T. Rex’s Tiny Arms Aren’t Silly Anymore

Meeting the giant carnivorous dinosaur eye to eye must have been a gruesome sight during the Cretacious. Shifting the gaze a bit south from T. Rex's menacing jaw, however, would…

How Our Dogs and Cats Can Get Their Day In Court

By Jessica Rubin, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, University of Connecticut. At least in Connecticut, legal advocates can now represent the interests of abused animals. Spillikin/Shutterstock.com In 2016, the FBI…

Autumn Isn’t Cold Enough to Kill Bugs Anymore—Find Out What Pests Will Persist Where you Are

Pumpkin spice and mosquito bites. If you live in the South (east or west), you can expect an uptick in ant activity this fall. Depositphotos The cooler temperatures of autumn…

Hundreds Killed By Collapse of North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site

Alex Thomas Displayed with permission from Rare Kim Jong Un Experts estimate that as many as 200 North Koreans have been killed in the collapse of the hermit kingdom’s nuclear…

Mark Halperin Now Faces a Dozen Sexual Harassment Accusers

(NEWSER) – CNN reported Friday that four more women have leveled allegations of sexual harassment against journalist Mark Halperin. The news channel said that one woman claimed Halperin masturbated in her presence after she…

Warning: This 877 Number Is A Scam-Don’t Answer It

Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick Americans into thinking they’re from the FTC — the government agency where people are urged to report scam phone calls. The…

The New Yorker’s New Cover Is Out But Did They Go Too Far?

NEW YORKER/EVAN VUCCI/AP A new cover from “The New Yorker” is causing some strife on conservative social media sites with its cartoonish depiction of President Donald Trump. “October Surprise,” by…

These Scary Creatures Remind Us Nature is Freakier Than Any Nightmare

Hard nope. As I attempted to enjoy some homemade tomato soup on Sunday evening, Popular Science Editor in Chief Joe Brown derailed my chill by sending me a video on…

How to actually remove pesticides from your fruit

Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place. A dramatic reenactment of washing fruit. Deposit Photos There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to…

For Some Youths, ‘Minor’ Offenses Lead to Major Sentences in Adult Prison

Seventeen-year-old Jaylan Banks punched a guard at the Illinois Youth Center at Harrisburg as they struggled over a bottle of body wash. David Hayes, 18, spat in a guard’s face.…