• The ‘zombie fungus’ and the climbing dead

    The ‘zombie fungus’ and the climbing dead0

    Image copyright Frank Deschandol/WPY2019 It’s just bizarre… and utterly beautiful at the same time. Those aren’t some strange arrangement of antennae on a beetle but the fruiting bodies of a “zombie fungus” that has taken control of the insect. Its conquest complete, the fungus is about to spread its spores to the wind to find

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  • Scientists Confirm The Discovery of a Mineral Never Before Seen in Nature

    Scientists Confirm The Discovery of a Mineral Never Before Seen in Nature0

    It was found along the side of a road in a remote Australian gold rush town. In the old days, Wedderburn was a hotspot for prospectors – it occasionally still is – but nobody there had ever seen a nugget quite like this one. The Wedderburn meteorite, found just north-east of the town in 1951,

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  • Wisconsin fugitive survives 3 years in makeshift bunker

    Wisconsin fugitive survives 3 years in makeshift bunker0

    RINGLE, Wis. — A Wisconsin fugitive wanted on child sexual assault and child pornography charges hid out for more than three years in a makeshift bunker powered by solar panels and a pedal generator before a hunter stumbled onto him last week, police said. WSAW-TV reports that several months ago Thomas Nelson of Wausau found

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