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Life found in rocks 1.5 miles under the sea

Scientists from the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program have discovered bacteria, viruses and fungi living over 1.5 miles under the ocean floor in thick sedimentary rock, which dates back over 100m years. The lifeforms are only just surviving though, reproducing once every 10,000 years or so. Nevertheless the discovery raises questions over where life on Earth can survive.

Say Hello To Miss Universe 2017

Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the Miss Universe Organization. Along with its rival contests, Miss World and Miss Earth, this pageant is one of the most important and...

Gyotaku: The ancient Japanese art of printing fish

How did fishermen record their trophy catches before the invention of photography? In 19th century Japan, fishing boats were equipped with rice paper, sumi-e ink, and brushes in order to create gyoktaku: elaborate rubbings of freshly caught fish. K. Erica Dodge recounts the story of this competitive fishing culture, plus some tips on how to make your very own etchings.