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Turret spiders build tiny towers for hunting unsuspecting prey
January 17, 2019, 1:38 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
These minuscule relatives of tarantulas pack a powerful punch for any insect venturing close to the castle walls.
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Why it's so hard to fix stuff that needs repairing
January 17, 2019, 12:31 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Some companies make DIY repair difficult, but new laws in the U.S. and Europe may make fixing things easier.
Killer whale calf's birth is a ray of hope for endangered Puget Sound group
January 17, 2019, 12:20 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
It's the first birth spotted so far this season.
Scientists discover 60% wild coffee species are under threat of extinction
January 17, 2019, 12:14 p.m. by John Platt
The world's most popular type, Arabica, is now listed as endangered.
The nights are long but beautiful during a Norwegian winter
January 17, 2019, 10:09 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Polar nights hide the sun from December to February.
You have 17 different facial expressions to show happiness (and that's reason to smile)
January 17, 2019, 9:20 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
From slight pleasure to extreme euphoria, our faces convey happiness more than any other emotion.
CERN unveils plans for 62-mile-long 'super collider'
January 17, 2019, 8:16 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The massive particle accelerator, estimated to cost over $38 billion, could start operating by 2040.
Calling all kids to draw (and honor) their favorite endangered species
January 16, 2019, 12:57 p.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
The 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest is open to children in grades K-12.
Billionaire behind 'Fortnite' invests millions in N.C. forest conservation
January 16, 2019, 12:14 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Tim Sweeney is using the popularity of his virtual worlds to make an impact in his home state of North Carolina.
This puppy literally fell from the sky
In memory of species declared extinct in 2018 — plus one we've already lost in 2019
Magnetic north shifting by 30 miles a year, might signal pole reversal
6 exercises for building muscle without equipment
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
9 of the world's largest dog breeds