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This skull of an 18-month-old infant was found buried in Salango, Ecuador.

A pair of infant skeletons were found wearing other children’s skulls as helmets in a 2,000-year-old grave site

At a pair of burial mounds in Ecuador, archaeologists uncovered two infant skeletons that were buried wearing helmets made of older children's skulls.
Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni creates a mirror illusion.

18 mind-boggling optical illusions you can find in nature

While some optical illusions have gone viral and stumped the internet, others you'll only see when you explore the outdoors.

Can dogs sense pregnancy? Research doesn’t have a definite answer

Dogs can detect everything from bombs to cancer with their sensitive noses. But it's not clear whether dogs can sense when you're pregnant.
Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard in 1982's "Blade Runner."

What the original ‘Blade Runner’ got right — and wrong — about 2019

The seminal sci-fi movie "Blade Runner" is set in November 2019. Here's everything the movie got right, and got wrong, about life today.
Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, Mar 11, 2018

Daylight-saving time is literally killing us

Daylight-saving time ends on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Years of data tell us the switch is deadly. Here's why it puts stress on our bodies.
Bannerman Castle on Pollepel Island served as an arsenal for munitions during the 20th century.

We visited an abandoned castle hidden on a small island in New York that’s slowly crumbling away, and it was hauntingly beautiful

Bannerman Castle was an arsenal fortress in the early 20th century. Today, the abandoned castle has been partially restored.
From left, Geneviève Briançon, Aline Guémas, Monique Zannier, Monique Mazière, Sylvie Hébert, Cathy Le Bouteiller and Marilyn Sarocchi.

A group of women who call themselves the ‘fantastic grandmothers’ discovered a group of rare, venomous snakes while snorkeling together

The seven women helped discover the snakes while working with scientists from the University of New Caledonia and Macquarie University in Australia.
Robert Chelsea before and after his face transplant.

A 68-year-old man became the first black patient to receive a full face transplant ever, and his quick recovery has been astonishing

Robert Chelsea suffered burns over 60% of his body and face after his car was struck by a drunk driver in 2013. He received a face transplant in July.
Rats at the University oof Richmond learn how to drive tiny cars.

These rats learned how to drive tiny little cars so they could eat Froot Loops, and it’s so precious

If you think you can’t get your driver’s license, these rats did.

Banning legitimate vaping is ‘absolute madness’

The vaping epidemic is almost exclusively attributed to illegal THC vapes. But legal nicotine vapes are being banned across the US, which is "madness."