Unbelievable Facts

This Indigenous Ecuador Tribe Won a Landmark Legal Battle Against Big Oil and Prevented Oil Drilling in the Amazon Rainforest

Known for its biodiversity, the Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world. It functions as a repository…

6 days ago

This Indian Couple Has Bought Acres of Land Near a Tiger Reserve Just to Let the Forest Grow Back and Expand

Imagine leaving a prestigious job and a comfortable life in the city and relocating to a remote area in service…

1 week ago

Scientists Have Discovered Radiation-Eating Fungus on the Walls of the Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor, and it Might Be Useful to Humans

If you know a thing or two about fungus, you might be aware that it can thrive in the unlikeliest…

2 weeks ago

The Ancient City of Cahokia Was a Bustling Metropolis with a Population Similar to London’s, but It Was Inexplicably Abandoned by 1350

Situated in present-day Illinois, Cahokia was once the largest cosmopolitan metropolis north of Mexico. It existed sometime around 1050 to…

2 weeks ago

Scientists Have Detected a Mysterious Radio Signal Coming from Deep Space and it Repeats Every 16 Days, but they Are yet to Figure Out its Source

Space is filled with tantalizing mysteries, but fast radio bursts, also known as "FRBs", are perhaps the most elusive ones.…

2 weeks ago

Buffalo Racers from India Are Being Compared to Olympic Athlete and Jamaican Former Sprinter Usain Bolt, but Is it a Fair Comparison?

If you were to Google "fastest runner in the world" today, the name Usain Bolt will inevitably appear on your…

1 month ago

Interstellar Materials Older than the Solar System Discovered on Earth, and the Oldest One is Almost Seven Billion Years Old

Imagine stumbling onto something that existed long before the solar system was even formed! As incredible as it sounds, that…

1 month ago

What Is Coronavirus? How Is it Transmitted, and How Can You Stay Safe?

The novel coronavirus is all that anyone’s talking about these days. The epidemic turned bustling cities in China into ghost…

2 months ago

This 17-Year-Old Intern at NASA Discovered a New Planet Almost Seven Times Larger Than Earth on the Third Day of His Internship

When working as interns, most teenagers hope to get the morning coffee and bagels for their superiors, and they certainly…

2 months ago

A Team of Ph.D. Students Has Discovered a Canadian Ice-Age Village That is 10,000 Years Older than the Pyramids

For generations, people of the Heiltsuk Nation, an aboriginal group native to British Columbia, Canada, have passed down oral histories…

2 months ago

Why Do Some People Remain Slim No Matter What They Eat?

Have you ever wondered how some people manage to remain thin despite eating what they please, while you seem to…

2 months ago

This U.S. Programmer Outsourced His Job to China and Spent Working Hours Surfing the Web

Getting through the workweek can sometimes be difficult and you might even wish you could just get someone else to…

2 months ago

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