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Feathered polar dinosaur fossils discovered in Australia     - CNET

Feathered polar dinosaur fossils discovered in Australia - CNET

Scientists say dinosaurs may have needed their fluffy coats to survive polar climates. Uppsala University Enlarge Image A fossilized feather from a carnivorous dinosaur was found in Australia. Melbourne Museum Around 118 million years ago there was an ancient shallow lake that lay just beyond the southern polar circle in what is now Koonwarra, Australia

Ancient false teeth crafted with gold and hippo bone 200 years ago unearthed near Oxford

Ancient false teeth crafted with gold and hippo bone 200 years ago unearthed near Oxford

GOLD dentures with ‘hippo ivory’ teeth will be auctioned later this month after being dug up in a field near Oxford. The grim-looking false teeth are said to be 200-years-old and are expected to sell for around £3,000 to £7,000. SWNS:South West News Service The dentures are hundreds of years old and likely belonged to a very rich person[/caption] Metal

Photos show Venice underwater after highest tide in 50 years

Photos show Venice underwater after highest tide in 50 years

Venice has been plunged under water after the lagoon city was hit with the highest tide in over 50 years. Over 85 percent of the city is flooded, according to authorities, and St Mark's Square — one of the lowest areas in Venice — is one of the worst hit zones. The historic St Mark's basilica is flooded for the sixth time in 1,200 years, per the BBC

China's huge mysterious extinct ape 'Giganto' was an orangutan cousin

China's huge mysterious extinct ape 'Giganto' was an orangutan cousin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Genetic material extracted from a 1.9 million-year-old fossil tooth from southern China shows that the world’s largest-known ape - an extinct creature dubbed “Giganto” that once inhabited Southeast Asia - was an oversized cousin of today’s orangutans. The findings, announced on Wednesday, shed light on a species, called Gigantopithecus

Rare 1838 half-dollar coin could be worth $500G at auction

Rare 1838 half-dollar coin could be worth $500G at auction

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 13 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 13 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com An extremely rare half-dollar coin from 1838, now valued at as much as $500,000, is set for auction this week. The 1838-O Capped Bust half dollar is one of only nine that are known to exist, according to auction

Stunning photo shows lightning bolt striking an erupting volcano in Guatemala

Stunning photo shows lightning bolt striking an erupting volcano in Guatemala

close Video Rare volcanic lightning seen as Krakatau Volcano erupts Raw video: Volcanic lightning spotted as ash and lava spewed from Indonesia's Krakatau Volcano. A photographer in Guatemala captured the stunning moment a bolt of lightning hit a volcano as it was erupting. Astrophotographer Sergio Montúfar told SWNS, a British news agency, that he

The Arctic's most stable sea ice is vanishing alarmingly fast

The Arctic's most stable sea ice is vanishing alarmingly fast

The most substantial deposits of Arctic sea ice are swiftly disappearing. (Credit: NOAA) After climate change melts the Arctic Ocean's year-round ice cover, only the region's oldest, thickest ice will remain ... or will it? A new study offers a dire warning that even this ice is at risk. Known as the "Last Ice Area," this icy zone extends more than

Chinese vase bought for $1 sells for $500G

Chinese vase bought for $1 sells for $500G

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 13 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 13 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com The find of a lifetime has turned into an even bigger pot of gold than expected. Initially expected to sell for approximately $100,000, a rare Chinese vase that was made for the 18th-century Qianlong Emperor

Why the 'imminent' Brunt iceberg hasn't cracked off yet

Why the 'imminent' Brunt iceberg hasn't cracked off yet

Back in February, the digital media feasted on the Brunt Ice Shelf, touting that a massive slab of ice — some two times the size of New York City — was supposedly poised to snap off into Antarctic waters. An informative NASA press release with perhaps an overly-eager headline (noting a "countdown" to the event) no doubt stoked excitement among news