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Every Thanksgiving, 46 million turkeys are consumed by 88 percent of Americans, but what do we actually know about the bird that graces our table each year? redOrbit has dug up some facts about the delectable birds to help throw a little knowledge down at the dinner table this year to impress the in-laws.
LG is investigating claims made by blogger DoctorBeet that its Smart TVs are spying on its viewers, despite privacy settings being activated.
NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft helped snag a few images of comets ISON and Encke as they are making their way closer to Mercury and the Sun, where they will be much brighter and more readily visible to amateur astronomers.
Atmospheric rivers are short-lived wind tunnels that carry water vapor from tropical oceans to mid-latitude land areas. They are known to bring large quantities of rain and snow on California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Astronomers have discover a new black hole candidate sitting inside a globular cluster known as M62.
Gravitational lensing is a technique used by astronomers that was first predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of relativity. Now astronomers have weighed one of the most distant galaxies in the universe using the specialized method.
Officials at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland say that Tian Tian, Edinburgh Zoo’s beloved female giant panda has suffered a miscarriage and is no longer pregnant.
A backhoe operator discovered the skeleton of a massive dinosaur while moving dirt to install a new pipeline for an oil company. He inadvertently broke off a piece of the fossil's tail section thinking he was chipping off a section of rock.
Like victims hiding from a robber, a group of cotton-top tamarin monkeys whisper to each other in the presence of a potential threat.
Researchers have identified a new indicator to help predict whether or not women will be at risk of having pregnancy complications.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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