Spanish Stonehenge

A Spanish “Stonehenge” has reemerged amid the country’s devastating drought, officials said.   The historic marvel, officially called the Dolmen of Guadalperal, has only been visible four times, according to officials. Experts believe the striking circle of dozens of megalithic stones has existed since 5000 BC. However, it was first […]

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What Does ‘Splooting’ Mean?

What does ‘splooting’ mean? And why are New York’s squirrels doing it? Those taking a stroll through New York City’s parks may be stopped in their tracks this summer by a squirrel sprawled out, face down, limbs outstretched and lying still. Don’t be alarmed, says New York City’s Department of […]

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Do Spiders Sleep?

Do spiders sleep? Study suggests they may snooze like humans It’s a question that keeps some scientists awake at night: Do spiders sleep?   Daniela Roessler and her colleagues trained cameras on baby jumping spiders at night to find out. The footage showed patterns that looked a lot like sleep […]

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Omicron Sub-Variant BA.2 Spreading

Omicron sub-variant BA.2 spreading across U.S. as cases rise overseas   Just as Americans start taking off their masks, the Omicron sub-variant BA.2 is quickly spreading across the United States, making up nearly a quarter of new COVID-19 infections, health officials estimate. BA.2 is about 30% more transmissible than Omicron, […]

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China Locks Down More Than 45 Million People as COVID Returns

China saw more than 5,000 new Covid-19 infections for the first time since the early days of the pandemic, as outbreaks of the highly contagious omicron variant prompt officials to lock down more cities and impose further restrictions.   The were a total of 5,154 new cases Tuesday, of which […]

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