Non-permafrost: Scientists fear ancient 'zombie virus' that could break free from melting glaciers

French scientists have raised concerns about the possibility of a new pandemic following the resurgence of a "zombie virus" that has been trapped under a frozen lake in Russia for a record 50 years, NewYorkPost reports. “The situation would be much more catastrophic in the case of plant diseases…

A Ukrainian character will appear in the DC comics series - the Core: it can generate nuclear energy

Information has been leaked that DC Comics will have a new roster for the upcoming Stormwatch superhero team. It will include Core - Pavlo Stupka, a new Ukrainian character, according to Bleeding Cool. The character can fly, generate nuclear energy and stay forever young. According to the plot, the Ukrainian will ...

A popular American dictionary chose the word of the year: the winner surprised even the creators of the rating

The famous dictionary has decided on the word of the year. "Gaslighting" (Gaslighting) - manipulation of consciousness, gross misrepresentation, outright lies - is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, according to CBS. Merriam-Webster is one of the most famous dictionaries. Searches for Gaslighting on merriam-webster.com increased by...

Artificial intelligence has invented hundreds of materials that don't exist yet

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm capable of predicting the structure and properties of more than 31 million materials that do not yet exist. According to the UC San Diego team that created it, an AI tool called M3GNet could lead to the discovery of new…

Stop, moment: why do we think that with age, time runs faster

Why are we haunted by the feeling that weeks, months and years are flying by faster and faster? Do we really perceive time differently at different ages and is it possible to slow it down, reports the BBC. You, too, were taken by surprise by the unexpected news that this one ...

A woman in Texas burned down the house of a single father, jealous of his relative: now he is looking for money to restore housing

A Texas father is raising money to rebuild a home after his ex-girlfriend allegedly burned down his house because she thought he was cheating on her, according to Yahoo. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said in a November 22 statement that Senaida, 23, ...

Baby bottles are recalled in the US because of them the child may be poisoned with lead

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said Green Sprouts has recalled about 10 baby bottles and cups over concerns that children could be exposed to lead if part of the product breaks off, according to the NewYorkTimes. The base of these bottles and cups, made by Green…

The world's largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii: lava can flood nearby communities

After 38 years of silence, around 27:23 p.m. on November 30, the world's largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, began erupting in Mokuaveoweo, HawaiiNews reports. U.S. Geological Survey webcams at the summit clearly showed a long fissure, spewing fountains of lava, that flowed across the caldera floor (a vast…

Real Happy Meal: Georgia woman gives birth to baby girl in McDonald's restroom

Alandria Worthy and her fiancé stopped at a McDonald's restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia on the morning of Nov. 23 for a pregnant woman to use the restroom as her labor intensified, according to the DailyMail. The woman subsequently said that the labor progressed. "I went to the bathroom and...

The Best Christmas Train Trips for the Whole Family: 13 Routes Around the US and the World

From Polar Express-inspired train rides to hot chocolate-and-schnapps-filled rides with mesmerizing views of the Northern Lights, these holiday rail tours around the world will add excitement to your winter getaway, according to TravelLeisure. Drive…

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