Introducing The Handsome Damascus Goat

On October 8, 2022 by Tim Newman

The Damascus goat is an odd-looking creature. For hundreds of years, they have been bred as dual-purpose beasts: for milk and meat. The Damascus goat is a relatively rare breed that hails from Syria and other...

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George Henry Sanders - Suicide Note

The best suicide note of all time?

On April 23, 2022 by Tim Newman

George Henry Sanders (3 July 1906 – 25 April 1972) was a Russian-born English film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author. His full on English accent and cavernous tone often led...

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Biological imagery free for use

Beautiful Scientific Images From The Biodiversity Heritage Library

On February 9, 2022 by Tim Newman

Recently, the Biodiversity Heritage Library made millions of beautiful biological images free to use for anyone via their Flickr account. There are some true gems in here, and they’re free for anyone to...

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Hans Memling: Art And Wealth In The 1400s

On February 9, 2022 by Tim Newman

Art and money rarely go hand in hand. Although, of course, individual artists can make a living and, in rare cases, make a significant income, it is not the norm. Hans Memling, born...

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Scanning electron microscope image showing SARS-CoV-2

Will This Pandemic Bring Positive Change?

On June 8, 2020 by Tim Newman

I’m the Senior News Editor for Medical News Today. This morning, I cried for the hundreds of thousands of people who have died at the hands of COVID-19. I made no attempt to...

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Lazer Horse’s Predictions For 2020

On December 19, 2019 by Tim Newman

Each year, I polish my powers of foresight. As it stands, they are incredibly weak; so weak, in fact, that they are not perceptible. I didn’t bother writing predictions for 2019 because 2018...

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On September 18, 2019 by Tim Newman

Dinosaurs lived and evolved across millions of years. Thanks to recent discoveries and advances in technology, it is now possible to at least guess at the colours of some dinosaurs. Here, we ask...

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Popular Horse Racing Wins That Will Go Down in History

On July 7, 2019 by Tim Newman

Horse racing is one of the oldest sports in the world and, over the course of centuries, the fundamental concept of the sport has stayed much the same. But that consistency doesn’t mean...

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The History Of Horse Racing

On June 1, 2019 by Tim Newman

For more than 50,000 years, people have kept and raced horses in many countries around the globe. There’s even evidence that horses were used in sport as far back as the Egyptian period....

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Why Do We Remember the Vikings Only as Vicious Warriors?

On January 3, 2019 by Muelo

The Vikings have become prominent figures in today’s popular culture, with their history and mythos providing inspiration to diverse forms of media and imagery. When people think of a Viking, they think of...

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