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How the ankylosaurus dino got its mighty, Thor-like hammer-tail

The ankylosaur boasted a clubbed tail strong enough to break bones. Here's how a dinosaur developed into one bad herbivore you don't want to mess with.

By September 1, 2015


Indian e-tail giant apologises for sexist mass email

A Flipkart exec calls the email -- which states that "beautiful women are more successful in their lives" -- a "big fail" and promises to investigate the matter.

By September 1, 2015


Supercomputer power gains tail off as China's Tianhe-2 leads the pack

The same supercomputer that was tops in November is again leading the supercomputer fray, according to the Top500 list.

By July 13, 2015


Save the galaxy in a Rocket Raccoon getup (tail included)

This "Guardians of the Galaxy" Rocket Raccoon tank top from Her Universe comes complete with furry ears and a tail.

By January 10, 2015


Baby sea turtles + adorable swimsuits = cutest study ever

Scientists from Australia dress sea turtles in little swimsuits to collect and study their poop. Yeah, the story loses a bit of its cuteness after that little fact.

By October 6, 2015


Frightening proof that crocodiles can take off vertically

Technically Incorrect: You might think that crocs just crawl around all day. However, their tails can propel them vertically if they see something they like.

By September 13, 2015


Can Assassin's Creed Syndicate shake up the old formula?

Ubisoft's latest addition to the annualised action series adds vehicle mayhem and puts a new spin on its cover stars, but is it enough?

By September 23, 2015


Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By September 19, 2015


Sperm whales develop culture, regional accents

A study comprising 18 years of data has found that, just like humans, sperm whales develop "culture" as evidenced by their regional dialects.

By September 8, 2015


Step right up and see the first footage of the elusive vampire squirrel

Ladies and gentlemen, feast your unbelieving eyes on the first recorded footage of this mysterious rodent! Marvel at its massive, fluffy tail! Hear unbelievable stories about its bloodthirsty nature!

By September 7, 2015