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After “the world’s largest beach clean-up” at Mumbai’s Versova beach, Olive Ridley turtles returned to lay eggs for the first time in 20 years.

Baby Turtles Return in Mumbai After ‘Largest Beach Clean-Up’ in History More than 80 Olive Ridley baby turtles have been spotted waddling across the sand of Versova Beach in Mumbai to get to the Arabian Sea over the past week, the Guardian reports. It had been decades since the turtles were last seen on the …

After “the world’s largest beach clean-up” at Mumbai’s Versova beach, Olive Ridley turtles returned to lay eggs for the first time in 20 years. Read More »

Actor Jack Gleeson, who played King Joffrey on Game of Thrones, said the scene he enjoyed the most after three seasons on the show, was when Joffrey’s corpse was lying on a plinth in the set with ceremonial stones covering his eyes, because he got to sleep for the whole day.

Jack Gleeson on Game of Thrones, the Time He Peed Himself on Set, and Why You Should Do Everything With Puppets Many of the actors who’ve died on Game of Thrones — and there are a lot of actors who have died on Game of Thrones — have moved onto Disney movies, superhero franchises, and …

Actor Jack Gleeson, who played King Joffrey on Game of Thrones, said the scene he enjoyed the most after three seasons on the show, was when Joffrey’s corpse was lying on a plinth in the set with ceremonial stones covering his eyes, because he got to sleep for the whole day. Read More »

Koalas have one of the smallest brains in proportion to body weight of any mammal. They are so dumb, that when presented with leaves on a flat surface instead of on branches, they are unable to recognize them as food and will not eat them.

Koala For other uses, see Koala (disambiguation). The koala (Phascolarctos cinereus, or, inaccurately, koala bear[a]) is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae and its closest living relatives are the wombats, which comprise the family Vombatidae.[4]. The koala is found in coastal areas of the …

Koalas have one of the smallest brains in proportion to body weight of any mammal. They are so dumb, that when presented with leaves on a flat surface instead of on branches, they are unable to recognize them as food and will not eat them. Read More »

Daniele Nardello is technically the winner of both the 1999 and 2000 Tour de France’s, as everyone who placed above him (including Lance Armstrong who got 1st in both years) has tested positive for using drugs. He originally placed 7th in 1999 and 10th in 2000.

So Wait, Who Actually Won All Those Tour De France Titles? In the summer of 2005, I stood on the Champs Élysées feverishly snapping pictures of Lance Armstrong as he ascended the podium erected in the middle of the famous avenue. The Texan had just secured his record seventh and final Tour de France title, …

Daniele Nardello is technically the winner of both the 1999 and 2000 Tour de France’s, as everyone who placed above him (including Lance Armstrong who got 1st in both years) has tested positive for using drugs. He originally placed 7th in 1999 and 10th in 2000. Read More »

Here’s a fact about Ewa Wiśnierska, a german paraglider that got surprised by a thunderstorm and got sucked up by a cumulonimbus cloud to an altitude of 10.000m (33.000ft). She survived temperatures of -50*C and extreme oxygen deprivation at a height higher than the Mt. Everest.

This Is What Happened When Paraglider Ewa Wisnierska Flew Right Into A Huge Storm She was the top female paraglider in the world, beating out the odds to compete once again for the title of world champion. But when German national team member Ewa Wisnierska was suddenly caught in the midst a huge, violent thunderstorm …

Here’s a fact about Ewa Wiśnierska, a german paraglider that got surprised by a thunderstorm and got sucked up by a cumulonimbus cloud to an altitude of 10.000m (33.000ft). She survived temperatures of -50*C and extreme oxygen deprivation at a height higher than the Mt. Everest. Read More »

Conservationists in South Africa have been injecting rhino horns with red dyes and toxins to prevent poaching. The mixture renders the horn completely useless to those trying to sell it commercially and is also toxic for human consumption.

Officials in South Africa are taking the grave situation of the vanishing rhino population into their own hands — infusing their horns with red dye and toxins to ensure that poachers can’t sell the valuable body parts. Source: https://nypost.com/2014/09/16/conservationists-dye-rhino-horns-red-to-deter-poachers/ Conservationists dye rhino horns red to deter poachers News Officials in South Africa are taking the …

Conservationists in South Africa have been injecting rhino horns with red dyes and toxins to prevent poaching. The mixture renders the horn completely useless to those trying to sell it commercially and is also toxic for human consumption. Read More »

Patrick Stewart hated having pet fish in Picard’s ready room on TNG, considering it an affront to a show that valued the dignity of different species

And, dang, if that guy up on stage, the one strumming a guitar and singing mighty fine, doesn’t look just like that actor from Deliverance, The Onion Field, Taps, Beverly Hills Cop, RoboCop, Total Recall, Vision Quest, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Stargate SG-1and The Starter Wife. Star Trek fans will recall that Cox very …

Patrick Stewart hated having pet fish in Picard’s ready room on TNG, considering it an affront to a show that valued the dignity of different species Read More »

In 2017, a dog named Odin refused to leave his flock of goats behind during the California Tubbs Fire as his owners fled to safety. Days later, the owners came back to their property to find Odin survived and managed to keep all the goats alive.

With flames encroaching on their property, a Santa Rosa man and his family had only minutes to evacuate. Roland Tembo Hendel and his family had to flee as their property sits near Mark West Springs Road, an area highly impacted by the Tubbs Fire. The family had to quickly load up as many animals as …

In 2017, a dog named Odin refused to leave his flock of goats behind during the California Tubbs Fire as his owners fled to safety. Days later, the owners came back to their property to find Odin survived and managed to keep all the goats alive. Read More »

In Japan, Valentine’s Day is a day when girls buy chocolates and other gifts for boys they like. A month later, on March 14th, is called White Day. On that day, the boys will buy gifts to give back to the girls who bought them gifts on Valentine’s Day.

Days before the Valentine’s Day, stores get packed with a large variety of chocolates, the cooking tools, and women! What is more unique in Japan is that there exists a “White Day” which takes place on March 14th, exactly one month after Valentine’s Day. On White Day men are supposed to give return gifts to …

In Japan, Valentine’s Day is a day when girls buy chocolates and other gifts for boys they like. A month later, on March 14th, is called White Day. On that day, the boys will buy gifts to give back to the girls who bought them gifts on Valentine’s Day. Read More »

Male black-widow spiders tend to select their mates by determining if the female has eaten already to avoid being eaten themselves.

Latrodectus is a broadly distributed genus of spiders, which is composed of both black widow spiders and brown widow spiders.[3][4][5][6] A member of the Theridiidae family, this genus contains 31 species,[2] including the North American black widows (L. Female widow spiders are typically dark brown or a shiny black in colour when they are full …

Male black-widow spiders tend to select their mates by determining if the female has eaten already to avoid being eaten themselves. Read More »