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European Neanderthals ate fresh seafood, which may have given their brains a boost

European Neanderthals ate fresh seafood, which may have given their brains a boost

Some Neanderthals really enjoyed their surf and turf rather than mammoth steaks, according to a new study. The recent excavation of a cave site along Portugal’s coast revealed a wealth of fossilized remains of food, including fish, birds and mammals. It’s estimated that Neanderthals lived in the cave, known as Figueira Brava, between 86,000 and…MORE

Newly discovered feathered dinosaur was one of the last raptors before extinction

Newly discovered feathered dinosaur was one of the last raptors before extinction

About 67 million years ago, a feathered raptor dinosaur with the grace and hunting skills of a cheetah took down prey with grasping sickle-like claws. The fossils of the newly discovered dinosaur, Dineobellator notohesperus, were discovered in New Mexico, according to a new study. Robert Sullivan, research associate at the New Mexico Museum of Natural…MORE

Jacinda Ardern hosts coronavirus Facebook Live from her home

Jacinda Ardern hosts coronavirus Facebook Live from her home

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hosted a Facebook Live from her home on Wednesday to answer questions as the nation became one of the latest to issue self-isolation measures in a bid to tackle coronavirus. Ardern, who apologized for wearing a casual green jumper and explained that she had just put her daughter to…MORE

Coronavirus-hit countries are asking Cuba for medical help. Why is the US opposed?

Coronavirus-hit countries are asking Cuba for medical help. Why is the US opposed?

Cuba is offering to send doctors to more countries struggling with the coronavirus. But don’t accept their help, the US State Department says. As health care systems around the world are strained to the point of collapse, Cuban health care “brigades” have been invited to assist medical workers in Italy, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Suriname, Jamaica and…MORE

People are decorating their windows with hearts and messages of hope right now

People are decorating their windows with hearts and messages of hope right now

Thousands of people are practicing social distancing worldwide and under stay-at-home orders to stop the spread of coronavirus, but that’s not stopping neighbors from leaving messages of hope in the windows of their homes. It’s unclear where or when the effort started, but photos of people putting rainbows, colorful heart cutouts, teddy bears and anything…MORE