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Oct

6 incredible treasures found with a metal detectorThese amateur enthusiasts have uncovered some spectacular finds.

6 incredible treasures found with a metal detector
These amateur enthusiasts have uncovered some spectacular finds.

How to see the Orionid meteor shower at its peakThe best time to watch is around 1 a.m. or 2 a.m. local time, but you could also stay warm in your bed and watch the meteor shower online.

How to see the Orionid meteor shower at its peak
The best time to watch is around 1 a.m. or 2 a.m. local time, but you could also stay warm in your bed and watch the meteor shower online.

10 super creatures trying to take over the worldThese organisms offer a window into extreme adaptation — and bolsters the adage: That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

10 super creatures trying to take over the world
These organisms offer a window into extreme adaptation — and bolsters the adage: That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

Your brain has a biological response to a good bookNew research reveals that reading a novel can ‘trick’ your brain and ‘transport you into the body of the protagonist.’

Your brain has a biological response to a good book
New research reveals that reading a novel can ‘trick’ your brain and ‘transport you into the body of the protagonist.’

Fabien Cousteau talks about living under the seaThe underwater veteran and his team were able to collect three years’ worth of data outside of the 21-year-old Aquarius Reef Base.

Fabien Cousteau talks about living under the sea
The underwater veteran and his team were able to collect three years’ worth of data outside of the 21-year-old Aquarius Reef Base.

Puppy-sized spider surprises and scares scientistDespite 2-inch fangs, barb-like hair and venom, the spider doesn’t pose much of a threat to humans.

Puppy-sized spider surprises and scares scientist
Despite 2-inch fangs, barb-like hair and venom, the spider doesn’t pose much of a threat to humans.

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Oct

14 bizarre animals that could totally pass as Pokémon
The popular video game and anime is known for taking inspiration from animals in real life, but with these quirky creatures, you have to wonder if it was the other way around.

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Oct

How to safely watch the upcoming partial solar eclipseSolar eclipses can be dangerous to gaze upon, so make sure you have the correct filters for your telescopes or a viewing box.

How to safely watch the upcoming partial solar eclipse
Solar eclipses can be dangerous to gaze upon, so make sure you have the correct filters for your telescopes or a viewing box.

Terrifying tornado clusters on the riseDespite the rise in back-to-back tornado incidences, the annual number of tornadoes has held steady.

Terrifying tornado clusters on the rise
Despite the rise in back-to-back tornado incidences, the annual number of tornadoes has held steady.

Galaxies in the early universe weren’t stellar star makersA lack of ‘metals’ in the celestial clouds could account for a similar lack of stars in galaxies that formed shortly after the Big Bang.

Galaxies in the early universe weren’t stellar star makers
A lack of ‘metals’ in the celestial clouds could account for a similar lack of stars in galaxies that formed shortly after the Big Bang.