Bones and teeth belonging to the ancestors of the short-statured human lineage known as “the Hobbits” have been discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores. The fossils, which date back 700,000 years, are offering fresh insights into the origin of this mysterious species.
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When you’re counting sheep jumping over a fence to help you fall asleep, you’re inevitably going to leave some behind. You can’t count them all! You need to sleep! But those poor imaginary leftover sheep never get to clear the fence and be free. What will happen to them? Katelyn Hagen shows the plight of the sheep never counted in this short animation, which imagines what lengths they might go to jump the line.
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Getting an organ transplant isn’t simple. There simply aren’t enough organs available to accommodate everyone who needs one. In the US alone,there are over 121,000 people on the organ transplant waiting list, and an average of 22 people die every day due to lack of available transplant organs.
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One of the most incredible things about black holes is how much bigger they are than almost anything else out there. Now, a new image taken at the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) Observatory shows that we’ve been totally wrong about how they manage to grow so large.
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Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West are reportedly the top three most-streamed artists of 2016 so far, according to HITS Daily Double. The publication reveals that Drake has earned 1.44 billion streams, Rihanna – 795 million, and Kanye – 753 million. After Kanye isJustin Bieber with 658M and Beyonce with 592M on all streaming services like Apple Music, TIDAL and Spotify. Rounding out the top ten are Future, G-Eazy, The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar and Eminem.
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DEEP DOWN IN the ocean, 200 to 500 feet below the surface, lifeforms flourish where they shouldn’t. Down here, little light penetrates, which is somewhat of a problem for solar-powered creatures like coral. Yet here, stubbornly, the reefs still sprawl, supporting hordes of fish and invertebrates, forming an ecosystem that’s almost totally foreign to science. This is the mysterious “twilight zone.”
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You made it! You’re in a movie! You’re a superstar! Not quite. Vanity Fair made this clever credits sequence showing how much people working on a film with a $200 million budget would get paid, and it’s pretty revealing. If you’re the lead actor or the director, sure, you’ll do fantastically well. Even if you’re the production designer or handle the special effects make-up, you’ll be great. But most people on a movie set won’t get to sniff those millions of dollars that’s been put into the movie.
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