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Colossal Sunfish Wows Laguna Beach Paddleboarders [Video]

A colossal sunfish, possibly one of the largest on record, swam by a pair of paddleboarders in Laguna Beach, California, who “spent a good 30 minutes with the fish before it sank back down,” they told Live Science. Read more about it https://www.livescience.com/giant-sunfish-encounter-paddleboardersScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #Sunfish #GiantFish

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Megaspider Found in Australia, Where Else? [Video]

The Australian Reptile Park recently welcomed the biggest funnel-web spider that the keepers had ever seen because of their venom program (for making anti-venom). Funnel-web spiders are typically half the Megaspider’s size. Learn more about the spider → https://www.livescience.com/megaspider-in-australiaAnd for more information on the Spider Venom Program: https://www.reptilepark.com.au/animals-at-the-australian-reptile-park/venom-program/spider-venom-program/Science News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #BigSpider #AustraliaSpider

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NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test [Video]

The first flight mission for planetary defense, DART seeks to validate a method to protect Earth from the threat of an asteroid impact. By smashing a spacecraft into the smaller member of the binary asteroid system Didymos, DART aims to shift an asteroid’s orbit through kinetic impact.Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APLScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #PlanetaryDefense #Asteroids

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Why Are So Many Gray Whales Washing Up Dead on California’s Coast? [Video]

In 2019, there were 8 dead gray whales that washed up in the same area of northern California in less than two months and scientists wonder why. “Although the gray whale population has recovered from near-extinction, the number of dead whales washing up this year is alarming.” Learn more → https://www.livescience.com/65261-dead-gray-whales-california.htmlScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #GrayWhales #GreyWhales

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How The Solar System Formed [Video]

About 4.5 billion years ago, the solar system was just a giant, spinning cloud of gas and dust. Today, it’s flat. Here’s how that happened → https://www.livescience.com/planets-orbit-same-planeCredit: NASA Space PlaceScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #MilkyWayGalaxy #SolarSystemEvolution

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Ancient Gold Stash Found In Jug [Video]

Not much bigger than a Starbucks cup, the juglet was well-preserved, with four gold coins inside. Found during the construction of an elevator in Jerusalem, the coins date back at least 1,050 years. Read more about the discovery → https://www.livescience.com/ancient-gold-coins-discovered-in-jerusalem.htmlScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #GoldCoins #Jerusalem

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A Gigantic Cavity Is Splitting Milky Way Constellations [Video]

Astronomers have discovered a giant, 500-light-year-wide cavity between two star-forming regions in the constellations Perseus and Taurus. An ancient supernova could be the culprit. Learn more! → https://www.livescience.com/perseus-taurus-supershell-space-cavityScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #Milkyway #constellations

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Why Cheetahs Are So Fast? [Video]

These giant felines are the world’s fastest land animals — and here’s why!Learn more about the big cat → https://www.livescience.com/27319-cheetahs.htmlScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #Cheetahs #FastestAnimal

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Baby Angel Shark Shows Off Ninja Ambush Skills [Video]

Biologists spent 15 minutes filming a rare juvenile angel shark while it swam, hunted and hid on the seafloor near Wales. Learn more about the findings: https://www.livescience.com/rare-angel-shark-sighting-ninja-attackCredit: Jake Davies / Angel Shark Project: WalesScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #AngelShark #EndangeredSpecies

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Pig-Snout Looking Fossil Found in South Pacific [Video]

An eight-armed, pig-snouted brittle star found in the depths of the South Pacific has roots reaching back to the days of the dinosaurs. Researchers discovered the brittle star in 2015, in a barrel of unidentified specimens stored in the French National Museum of Natural History in Paris. Learn more → https://www.livescience.com/pig-snout-brittle-star.htmlScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #Brittlestar #LivingFossil

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LIVE/science: Feathered Dinosaurs [Video]

Live Science reporters Mindy Weisberger and Laura Geggel discuss feathered dinosaur discoveries and interview Darren Naish, vertebrate paleontologist and author of the upcoming book “Dinopedia: A Brief Compendium of Dinosaur Lore.” From filaments to flight feathers, these dinosaur nerds dig deep!0:00 Intro0:35 Jurassic World/Park dinosaurs have feathers??2:44 Evidence of dinosaur feathers in fossils4:32 Feather preserved in amber5:50 Fluffy dinosaurs7:10 Microraptors8:44 Can all feathered dinosaurs fly?9:55 Therapods vs ornithischians10:41 Jurassic World: Dominion Teaser12:15 History of feathered dinosaur discoveries16:16 Feathered dinosaurs in pop culture17:23 Why are so many of these fossils from China?19:16 Favorite fossiled feathers21:36 So do all dinosaurs have feathers? 23:16 Terrasaurs 24:44 Evolution of feathers26:02 Complex feathers on hands or tail28:10 Feathers make dinosaurs not scary anymore30:26 Q&As30:49 Do sauropods have feathers?32:24 Feathers are “soft tissue”34:40 Evolution of dinosaur flight36:23 Velociraptors 39:45 Hadrosaurs40:44 Parasaurolophus41:33 Humans are birds?? LOLScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #FeatheredDinosaurs #JurassicWorld

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“Wild Kratts: Cats and Dogs” Sneak Peek [Video]

Catch a sneak peek of the new @PBS KIDS special, “@Wild Kratts: Cats and Dogs” premiering on July 12. And learn more about @The Kratt Brothers in an exclusive interview with fellow animal enthusiast (and LS reporter) Mindy Weisberger → https://www.livescience.com/wild-kratts-cats-and-dogs.htmlScience News • Videos • ExplainersSUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOTA1_oiKnz8po1Rm3nDJPg?sub_confirmation=1Twitter→ https://twitter.com/LiveScienceFacebook→ https://www.facebook.com/livescienceInstagram→ https://www.instagram.com/live_science/Community Forums→ https://forums.livescience.com/For the science geek in everyone, LiveScience.com breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human history. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you. #WildKratts #KrattBrothers