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Cloaked in white dust and surrounded by expansive plains, the town of Lightning Ridge produces the bulk of the world’s precious black opal.
Today, the ancient geological site is covered with a verdant woodland known as Posbury Clump.
When Pluto was voted out of the planetary family in 2006, textbooks were rewritten, solar system models were remade—and the public was outraged. #PlutoDemotedDay
The man's limb appears to have been removed by blunt force trauma and a knife was later secured in its stead. #NationalKnifeDay
There are whales alive today who were born before "Moby Dick" was written.
A new discovery from the University of Florida reveals a real-life planet actually clocking in at coordinates eerily reminiscent of the fictional M-Class planet.
The publication taught its readers how to be healthy skeptics—a lesson that media consumers need more today than ever. #InternationalJokeDay
Esanbe Hanakita Kojima, as the island is called, may have been eroded by wind and ice floes.
The "Clotilda," the last known slave ship to arrive in the U.S., is found.