Scientists May Finally Know Why Dogs Wag Their Tails

Many people believe that dogs wag their tails when they are happy. But, according to a new study, the behavior is actually much more nuanced than that….

Astronomers are puzzled over an enigmatic companion to a pulsar

The mysterious entity has a mass somewhere between that of a neutron star and a black hole An unseen object orbiting a pulsar might be an exceptionally…

Here’s how tardigrades go into suspended animation: A chemical signal that causes the animals to hunker down and wake up again

Chemical changes to the amino acid cysteine trigger what’s called the “tun” state Tardigrades, like this one stained with a dye to show its internal organs, can…

Is aging without illness possible?

Geroscientists are pursuing potential drugs that could expand health span By addressing the root causes of aging, geroscientists hope to stave off the disability and diseases that…

First Viking settlement in North America dated to exactly 1000 years ago

Felled trees and cosmic rays reveal when L’Anse aux Meadows was occupied The L’Anse aux Meadows site in Newfoundland, which researchers have now dated to 1021 C.E.,…

‘Remarkable’ fossil features an insect trapped in amber, stuck to a dinosaur jaw

Rare find is the first of its kind in North America. Emma Jones/University of Alberta It isn’t every day that scientists dig up a dinosaur jaw—or unearth…

Plants communicate distress using their own kind of nervous system

Model mustard plant uses the same signals as animals to relay distress Plants may lack brains, but they have a nervous system, of sorts. And now, plant…

Lost history of Antarctica revealed in octopus DNA

Genes show signatures of an ice sheet collapse and warn of a precarious future The genomes of Turquet’s octopus, like this one, hold clues to the history…

Electrified cement could turn houses and roads into nearly limitless batteries

Energy storing building materials could make on-demand power from renewables affordable worldwide Electrified cement (artist’s conception) could store enough energy in a home’s foundation to power household…

Nearby galaxy’s giant black hole is real, ‘shadow’ image confirms

To zoom in, Event Horizon Telescope wants to add more radio dishes to its network—and go to space. A new image of the black hole in nearby…

Kids with chattier parents are more talkative, may have bigger vocabulary

Global data set suggests socioeconomic status does not play a role in children’s language development Children talk more when their parents talk more, a new study finds.FatCamera/iStock…

Newfound brain structure explains why some birds are so smart—and maybe even self-aware

Circuitry of the pallium mirrors the mammalian neocortex Birds like this homing pigeon may have the necessary neural anatomy for thinking.Ruth Swan/Alamy Stock Photo Never before has…

Milky Way’s shredded companion provides clues about dark matter

Stream of stars points to strangely twisted, pumpkin-shaped dark matter halo An artist’s illustration shows streams of stars pulled from a companion galaxy circling the Milky Way….

Are tiny black holes hiding within giant stars?

Phenomenon could account for universe’s mysterious dark matter This month, an enormous dark and cool spot, known as a coronal hole, opened up on the Sun’s surface—almost…

Patagonian people were riding horses long before Europeans arrived in the region

Within a century, the animal transformed societies at the tip of South America A Tehuelche family rides across the Patagonian plains on horseback in this engraving from…

How do wombats poop cubes? Scientists get to the bottom of the mystery

Distinctive intestines mold feces into sharp-cornered poop A single cubic wombat dropping positioned by researchers on top of a rockYang et al. 2021 Humans may be fascinated by cubes, but…

We may finally know why the world’s largest primate went extinct

Gigantopithecus blacki may have failed to adapt to a changing environment An artist’s interpretation of Gigantopithecus blackiConcavenator/Wikimedia Commons Three meters tall and weighing 250 kilograms, Gigantopithecus blacki was the biggest primate…

Astronomers solve mystery of ‘odd radio circle’ in deep space

Eerie rings bigger than galaxies may result from ancient bursts of star formation An artist’s impression of an odd radio circle. The mysterious rings could be the…

Tectonic plate under Tibet may be splitting in two

Peeled-apart Indian Plate could be affecting earthquake hazards By sampling helium gases in hundreds of springs across southern Tibet, researchers identified places where mantle rocks were closer…

Mushrooms communicate with each other using up to 50 ‘words’, scientist claims

Professor theorises electrical impulses sent by mycological organisms could be similar to human language Buried in forest litter or sprouting from trees, fungi might give the impression…

Backstreet Boys’ AJ and Kevin throw their un:der:wear at crowd during Mumbai concert in viral video. Watch

A video showing Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean and Kevin Richardson tossing their underwear into the crowd during the Mumbai concert is being widely shared online. Members of…

The Legendary Cretan Labyrinth Cave: Inspiration for the Story of King Minos and the Labyrinth of the Minotaur?

In Greek mythology, the Labyrinth was a structure built by the famed craftsman Daedalus in order to hold a creature known as the Minotaur. The Minotaur was…

The Backstreet Boys at 30: Five young American boys shook up the 1990s music scene almost overnight

Ever since the 1990s, a party is not a party without this song: “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” is a pop music classic, and most people between the ages…

Myth of the Minotaur: The Making of a Mo:nster

One of the most intriguing myths of ancient Greece is that of the Minotaur on the island of Crete, the bull-headed human-animal hybrid of Greek mythology. The…

Nicki Minaj Fans Theorize Cardi B & Offset Are Trying To Sabatoge “Pink Friday 2”

Fans of Nicki Minaj believe Cardi B and Offset’s latest drama is simply a publicity stunt. Fans of Nicki Minaj believe that Cardi B and Offset are…

Boy Band Golden Age Doc With ‘NSync, Backstreet Boys, More Gets Green Light

The boy band golden era and its biggest stars — ‘NSync, the Backstreet Boys, and New Kids on the Block — will be the subject of a…

The Devil Walks Among Us: The Legend of The Jersey Devil

Inhabiting the Pine Barrens of Southern New Jersey, United States, is a creature known as the Jersey Devil. This legendary being has been described as a kangaroo-like…

Cardi B dumping her life’s ‘d:e:a:d weight’ after unfollowing husband Offset and before New Year!

Cardi B dumping her life’s ‘dead weight’ after unfollowing husband Offset – and before New Year! Cardi B says she is dropping the “dead weight” in her…

Cardi B’s hilarious reaction when mistaken for Karol G

This unexpected mix-up prompted a swift and humorous response from Cardi B and the radio hosts Cardi B and Karol G have made their mark on the…

Backstreet Boys star reveals if he would want his kids to go into show business

Nick Carter would be happy for his kids to follow in his footsteps – but only if they complete their education first. The 43-year-old singer – who…

The Green Children of Woolpit: Legendary Visitors from Another World

The 12th century tale of the Green Children of Woolpit, in Suffolk, is a bizarre medieval folk story which has been remembered for generations. It isn’t often…

Nigerian girl takes the mic, raps Cardi B’s money like it’s her own, Trending Videos

A Nigerian girl caused a stir on the net as she rapped American rapper Cardi B’s song Money like a pro. In a trending video, the kid paced…

Formidable Medieval Queens Triumphing Kings And Popes

In January 1077 a king came to the mountain fortress of Canossa in northern Italy to beg forgiveness from a Pope. In September 1141 two rival armies…

From Singing Backstreet Boys’ Songs to Stand-Up Comedy – Ukrainians Find Creative Ways to Raise Money for Army

Ukrainians are getting donations to buy drones, demining equipment, and other needed military equipment by telling jokes, climbing mountains, and singing parody songs. From Singing Backstreet Boys’…

Kelly Clarkson confesses to Jimmy Fallon she doesn’t know Backstreet Boys’ music: ‘I wasn’t a boy band kid’

The “Stronger” singer promised she’ll rectify her mistake in a future Kellyoke performance on her talk show. It’s safe to say that the Backstreet Boys weren’t Kelly…

The Hemis Monastery: Home of the Legends of Jesus and the Phantoms of the Himalayas

Mysterious, majestic and elusive, the phantoms of the Himalayas are so shy that many of the local people living in the Himalayas have never seen them. They…

Cardi B sets the record straight about che:ati:ng allegations made by Offset, opens up about it in a tweet

Cardi B and Offset have previously been embroiled in scandal when he cheated on the rapper in 2017 Cardi B has addressed her husband Offset’s allegations that…

Backstreet Boys reunite to perform ‘I Want It that Way’ from 5 different locations

AJ McLean, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson joined forces to give fans exactly what they want— in a whole new way. Sunday night’s…

What is Shambhala? Understanding the Mysterious Kingdom of Shambhala

Shambhala, which is a Sanskrit word meaning “place of peace” or “place of silence,” is a mythical paradise spoken of in ancient texts, including the Kalachakra Tantra…

Cardi B controversy b:lata:ntly s*xist: The rapper is just another name on a long list of sad stories

I am only going to say this once: stop comparing Cardi B to Bill Cosby. Cardi B, a female rapper from the Bronx, has recently fallen under…

Backstreet Boys talk falling apart and coming together in ‘therapy session’

Health woes, a death in the family, rebellion and rehab took the band to all-time lows, but none of that divided them in the long run. The…

Anubis and Xolotl: The Remarkable Resemblance of the D:e:a:th Dog Gods

Few ancient cultures have captured the modern imagination like the Egyptian and Maya civilizations, with their elaborate belief structures. The author traces a remarkable resemblance between two…

Cardi B’s daughter Kulture has the cutest reaction as her parents return home

Pure joy! One-year-old Kulture was so happy to see mom Cardi B and dad Offset after their trip that she reacted in the cutest way Waiting at…

Nicki Minaj denies in:s:ul:ting Cardi B’s parenting skills after ‘fracas’ in New York

Nicki Minaj denies accusations she insulted her rival’s ability as a mother, saying such comments would constitute “clown s***”. Image: Cardi B and Nicki Minaj were reportedly…

The Backstreet Boys: From no one to be the ‘soundtrack’ to people’s lives for almost 30 years

The five young Americans of the Backstreet Boys rocked the music scene of the 1990s almost overnight. The Backstreet Boys conquered the charts and girls’ hearts at…

Thanatos: The Beautiful Reaper of D.e:a:th in Greek Mythology

Son of night and darkness, and brother of the god of sleep, Thanatos was the personification of death in Greek mythology. Analyzing the scant stories in which…

Apart from voice and popular songs, Cardi B is famous for s*xiest of pics for which she gives extraordinary poses

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NSYNC reveals reason for feud with the Backstreet Boys

Finally we have answers *NSYNC has finally revealed the reason for the feud between them and the Backstreet Boys. In an interview with Billboard, *NSYNC member Chris…

The Truth Behind the Christ Myth: Ancient Origins of the Often Used Legend – Part I

What is the origin of the legend of the Christed Son who was born of a virgin on December 25th? I am sure you are familiar with…

The Backstreet Boys explain meaning behind ‘I Want It That Way’

Or at least… they tried to The Backstreet Boys (Getty) The Backstreet Boys are still trying to explain the meaning of their hit “I Want It That…