Former Enslaved Black Man George McJunkin Made Historic Archeological Find That Proved Human Existence on Earth Long Before Previously Thought

George McJunkin, freed from slavery at 14, headed west when he was 17, to New Mexico, seeking open space to create a new life. He ended up making an archeological find that changed how we think about the origin of life in North America.

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Transformers Toys Have The Most Exciting Battles

Who needs CGI animated cartoons and movies when stop-motion Transformers battles can be this good?

It’s a relatively ordinary day in the mixed-continuity of animator Harris Loureiro. Bumblebee and Wheeljack are on a routine patrol when they encounter some Decepticon resistance. They call for backup, and for a while it looks like the Autobots are going to win the day.

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Five Deadly Parasites That Have Crossed the Globe

Global events such as climate change and an international trade have caused a number of dangerous parasites to emerge in countries where they haven’t been found before. The parasites, which can invade and damage vital body organs such as the brain, range from one-celled organisms to relatively large tape worms. Here are five that, though still thankfully rare, have made an appearance in new places.

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