Just Five Countries Hold 70 Percent Of The World’s Remaining Wilderness

One hundred years ago, roughly 15 percent of the planet was used to tend to crops and livestock. Since then, the global population has quadrupled and our dominance of the Earth (land and sea) has radically expanded. According to an article published in Nature, as much as 77 percent of land and 87 percent of ocean excluding Antarctica…

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What Sydney Opera House feud says about Australia’s gambling obsession

(CNN)A national debate is raging in Australia over an advertisement for a horse race being projected on the side of one of Australia’s most recognized landmarks, the Sydney Opera House. The Everest Cup horse race is being held for only the second time in 2018 and has the largest prize…

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Strawberries contaminated with needles has got people worried in Australia

Needles found in strawberries have prompted chaos in Australia.Image: Getty Images/Dorling Kindersley Someone keeps messing with the strawberries in Australia. A bunch of contamination incidents involving sewing needles found in strawberries and in other fruit has resulted in panic among authorities and the public. SEE ALSO: $40,000 worth of rare,…

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Drug-Resistant “Super Gonorrhea” Is On The Rise And Going Global

The ongoing arms race between germs and humans is seeing more and more cases of drug-resistant gonorrhea springing up across the world, according to international health agencies. This grim sign of our times doesn’t just mean gonorrhea is becoming much harder to treat, it could also mean that this common…

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Flat-Earthers Just Held A Conference. Their Latest Theory Is Seriously Incredible

Flat-Earthers from around the globe have gathered once again for a conference. Over 200 people attended the conference in Birmingham, UK, hundreds of years after people first circumnavigated the Earth, and thousands of years after we discovered that it was round. As you’d expect from flat-Earth conspiracy theorists, there were…

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Scientists Finally Think They Know What Causes Polycystic Ovary Syndrome And How To Cure It

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects roughly one in five women – and now, scientists think they know why. (Just in time for National Women’s Health Week.) A study published in Nature Medicine found a link between hormonal imbalance in the womb and PCOS, specifically prenatal exposure…

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Someone Called This Girl Stupid For Doing Dangerous Things, Then Saw Her Last Name

Much like her brother Robert, Bindi has been in the spotlight from an early age, appearing on her father’s show The Crocodile Hunter as young as six months old. During the filming of a commercial, Steve Irwin placed toddler Bindi on a crocodile’s back and said: “You’re watching Animal Planet…

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Dog stays with lost 3-year-old girl overnight, leads rescuers to her

Max, a 17-year-old Blue Heeler from Queensland, Australia, is being praised after spending more than 15 hours in rugged bushland in the rain with a lost three-year-old girl.  (Queensland Police) A deaf and partially blind dog has a new title: hero. Max, a 17-year-old Blue Heeler from Queensland, Australia, is…

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Steampunk Sculptures That I Create From Trash (Part 2)

A circle of time is inexorably rotating as if it was a well-stained clock mechanism. We all, no matter we work, no matter we create, we love, we dream or perform our role in an endless time performance whose directors and actors are we ourselves, are the part of this…

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