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Mickey Mantle card breaks record with $12.6 million price tag

The record it shattered was set only a few months ago. NEW YORK — A mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for $12.6 million Sunday, blasting into the record books as the most ever paid for sports memorabilia in a market that has grown exponentially more lucrative in recent years. The rare Mantle card […]

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The Sweet Reason John Stamos Said ‘Yes’ To Taking Over The Iron Man Mantle From Robert Downey Jr. Right Away

If you’re a parent then there’s a pretty good chance that there’s nothing more important to you than looking good in the eyes of your child. John Stamos, who has spent his career playing characters that are, or at least think they are, super cool, really only wants to look cool to his son, which […]

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First-of-Its-Kind Video Shows How Giant Squid Hunt Their Prey Deep in The Ocean

In the permanent twilight of the mesopelagic, a silent predator hunts. The enigmatic giant squid is rarely observed in its natural habitat. In the first videos of their kind, unveiled in 2021, marine scientists caught its hunting behavior in the wild – revealing for the first time how these monsters of the deep stalk and […]

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Earth’s Crust Is ‘Dripping’ Under The Andes, Scientists Say

Beneath the Andes mountains in South America, Earth’s crust is dripping into the planet’s interior. Moreover, this has been occurring for millions of years – a long geological process that has produced telltale wrinkling and other features on the surface that scientists have discerned through modeling and experimentation.   This might help us identify interior […]

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Stunning New NASA Video Reveals Dramatic Solar Eclipse on Mars

Imagine standing on Mars, and seeing this with your own eyes. The Perseverance rover watched as the potato-shaped moon Phobos passed in front of the Sun, from the vantage point of Jezero Crater on Mars.   Perseverance used its high-resolution Mastcam-Z camera system to shoot video of Phobos, and NASA says the result is the […]

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The Far Side of The Moon Is Significantly More Cratered. We May Finally Know Why

No matter where you’re standing on Earth, you can only ever see one face of the Moon. Its other cheek is perennially turned away from our planet, and this far side is much more pockmarked with craters than the one facing us.   The Moon’s near side is covered in lunar maria, vast plains of […]

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Two Giant Blobs Lurk Deep Inside Earth, And It Looks Like They’re Shape-Shifters

Deep in the Earth beneath us lie two blobs the size of continents. One is under Africa, the other under the Pacific Ocean. The blobs have their roots 2,900 km (1,800 miles) below the surface, almost halfway to the centre of the Earth. They are thought to be the birthplace of rising columns of hot […]

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Primordial Helium From Billions of Years Ago Seems to Be Leaking Out of Earth’s Core

Ancient, primordial helium that was forged in the wake of the Big Bang is leaking from Earth’s core, scientists report in a new study. There’s no cause for alarm. Earth isn’t deflating like a sad balloon. What it does mean is that Earth formed inside a solar nebula – the molecular cloud that gave birth […]

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Geologists Have Closely Analyzed Two Bizarre ‘Blobs’ Detected Deep Inside Earth

Earth’s interior is not a uniform stack of layers. Deep in its thick middle layer lie two colossal blobs of thermo-chemical material. To this day, scientists still don’t know where both of these colossal structures came from or why they have such different heights, but a new set of geodynamic models has landed on a possible answer […]

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The First Explosion of Life on Earth Made an Impact Deep Under The Surface

The Cambrian Explosion – around 541 million years ago – was when life and organisms really got going on planet Earth. Now new research has revealed how that explosion of life has left behind traces deep within Earth’s mantle.   For scientists, it shows the connected interplay between Earth’s surface and what lies beneath, as […]