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30 of the wildest Guinness World Records set in 2019

Records set in 2019 include the world's oldest woman at age 116, Simone Biles' historic gymnastics routine, and an 8,000-pound teddy bear.

Scientists may have just found a lake of liquid water on Mars

Scientists from the National Institute for Astrophysics in Bologna may have found a lake of liquid water on Mars. Radar data from the European Space Agency's Mars Express satellite suggests the water might lie underneath Mars' polar ice caps.

This 40-second video is an adorable but important reminder that Twitch streamers are real people, too

Many people think streaming is an easy way to make money, but most Twitch and YouTube streamers would argue that it's incredibly taxing both physically and emotionally. So yes, streaming is often about entertainment, but it's still all too easy to forget that these streamers are people, too.

Cannibalism used to be a popular medical remedy — here’s why humans don’t eat each other today

Putting aside the morals and social standards which make cannibalism taboo, there are plenty of other reasons why eating other humans is not a good idea.
Survey and mapping of the Al Wusta site.

Scientists just discovered an 88,000-year-old finger bone in Saudi Arabia that changes our understanding of human migration around the world

The bone indicates that early human migrations may have happened more often than previously thought, and to regions scientists hadn't suspected.

Scientists may have uncovered a psychological reason why some people are more likely to be racist

People who hate disordered patterns could be more prone to being racist, according to new research

Expensify CEO says its ‘automated’ service is ‘proud’ to use humans to process receipts

Expensify advertises its expense management system as "automated," but its CEO says the company has never tried to hide the fact that it also relies on humans.

Why we cry — the evolutionary science behind our natural reaction

We asked Professor Sophie Scott, who studies the cognitive neuroscience of human communication, to explain why humans cry.