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12-Million-Year-Old Whale Fossils Found at California Landfill (Video)

On May 20, a paleontologist in Irvine, California came upon something truly remarkable. The researcher was performing the standard examination at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill when she discovered bones and teeth. (AOL Screenshot)
On May 20, a paleontologist in Irvine, California came upon something truly remarkable. The researcher was performing the standard examination at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill when she discovered bones and teeth. (AOL Screenshot)

One never knows what they’ll find in a landfill, but not long ago a paleontologist came upon something truly remarkable. The researcher was performing the...




  • Using satellite data and drones, researchers say they've found a large monument in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan. (AOL Screenshot)

    Ancient Monument ‘Hiding In Plain Sight’ Found In Petra, Jordan (Video)

    Petra is a world wonder carved directly into the red, white and pink cliffs of Jordan. And now, an additional structure has been discovered within... Read more

  • While working on her bachelor’s degree in physics and astronomy, Michelle Kunimoto found four previously unknown planets. (AOL Screenshot)

    Canadian College Student Finds Four Previously Unknown Planets (Video)

    College is often a time of great personal and scholarly discovery, and that is particularly true of a recent graduate at the University of British... Read more

  • Some rather interesting ancient discoveries have been made in the waters near Caesarea, Israel over the years. However, none in the last few decades is comparable to a recent find made by two amateur underwater explorers. (AOL Screenshot)

    Israeli Divers Find 1,600-Year-Old Roman Treasure (Video)

    Some rather interesting ancient discoveries have been made in the waters near Caesarea, Israel over the years. However, none in the last few decades is... Read more

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    Video: Man Hacks Amazon’s Alexa So It Can Drive His Tesla

    Developer Jason Goecke found a way for his Amazon Echo to pull his car in and out of the garage.  By generating a code that... Read more

  • Scientists have figured out how to use our brainwaves for everything from racing drones to restoring the function of paralyzed limbs. (AOL Screenshot)

    We’re Getting Better and Better at Controlling Stuff With Our Minds (Video)

    Researchers are getting better at harnessing brain signals. These days, you can strap on a headset and control a drone with nothing but your thoughts... Read more

  • Archaeologists discovered a mass grave near Athens, and some historians believe it may house the remains of insurgents involved in an attempted 7th century B.C. coup. (AOL Screenshot)

    Skeletons Found in Shackles Near Athens May Belong to Ancient Greek Insurgents (Video)

    A roughly 1-acre area just outside of Athens is well known to be filled with mass graves, with the first of many being discovered roughly... Read more

  • A discovery made by an archaeologist in Bosnia and Herzegovina has the scientific community up in arms. (AOL Screenshot)

    Mysterious Stone Sphere Found in Europe Sparks Debate About Its Origins (Video)

    A discovery made by an archaeologist in Bosnia has the scientific community up in arms. The object is a large, round rock, and though there... Read more

  • Luke Irwin, a rug designer from Wiltshire in the U.K., was trying to install lighting last year when he struck something hard underground. (AOL Screenshot)

    Home Renovation Leads to Accidental Discovery of a Rare Roman Villa (Video)

    It’s not every day someone stumbles upon a thousands-year-old piece of history. It’s even more rare for such a discovery to be so well-preserved and... Read more

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    Thief Crashes $90,000 Porsche During Police Chase

    A thief crashed a $90,000 Porsche during a police chase in Sussex, England. A clip of the chase and crash has gone viral again. The... Read more

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    Fix Car Dents With Just Boiling Water

    After a fender-bender, instead of taking in your car to a mechanic for a relatively expensive repair, boiling water might be an adequate solution. A... Read more

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    Woman Has Near-Death Experience, Sees ‘Hell,’ and Comes Back a Better Person

    It was 2003, and Saartjie Geurts, a Dutch 23-year-old, was a first-year communication studies student.  She felt dizzy and found her coordination and ability to concentrate decrease... Read more

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    Watch a Bowling Ball Getting Crushed by a Hydraulic Press

    In a battle between a bowling ball and a hydraulic press, who wins? Not the bowling ball. There’s a YouTube channel called Hydraulic Press Channel... Read more

  • Archaeologists have come across a significant Etruscan inscribed slab they believe could provide a great deal of information about the deities the people of the time worshiped. (AOL Screenshot)

    Engraved Text Buried For 2,500 Years May Hold Clues to Etruscan Religion (Video)

    The Etruscans were a highly advanced society, but not one that took great efforts to preserve their written texts. Archaeologists have come across a significant... Read more

  • The technological marvels raced in order to promote Qantas and Tesla's new partnership. (Qantas)

    Video: Tesla Car and Qantas Plane Have Exhilarating Race

    At Avalon Airport in Melbourne, Australia, two titans of technological innovation squared off. Cheetah versus falcon. Automobile versus aircraft. A Tesla Model S P90D versus a Qantas Boeing 737-800. The April... Read more

  • A radar analysis of Shakespeare's grave reveals his head is likely missing, and researchers say it might have been stolen. (AOL Screenshot)

    It’s Very Likely William Shakespeare’s Skull is Missing From His Grave (Video)

    For the first time ever, archaeologists have investigated William Shakespeare’s grave at England’s Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon. And they’ve discovered something important might be... Read more

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    WATCH: How Robots in Movies Changed Over Past 80 Years

    It’s interesting to watch the changes in design since robots were first introduced in the early 1900s, and also to revisit this part of the sci-fi universe... Read more


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