“Unprecedented” Hurricane Harvey Is “One Of The Worst Disasters In US History”

By: Robin Andrews/IFL Science  Harvey may have been downgraded to a storm from a Category 4 hurricane, but it will sit over Texas until the middle of the week – and its legacy will be felt for years to come. It’s being described by the National Weather Service (NWS) as an “unprecedented event”, whose “impacts are unknown and…

Mutant Apes Discovered In Uganda

By: Tom Hale/IFL Science   Something very strange is going on with the chimps and baboons in Uganda. For several years, researchers working in Kibale National Park in Western Uganda have noticed a growing number of primates suffering from bizarre deformities, such as missing limbs, patchy fur, cleft lips, concave faces, or flattened noses. In a new study published…

Native Americans Left A Code Of 20 Rules For Mankind To Live By…

By: Educate Inspire Change  Every great person, regardless of culture, religion, tribe, or ethnicity, follows certain words of wisdom. These words of wisdom transcend the differences between people. This code of living shapes one’s character. It molds each culture to be unique and unrepeatable. Probably one of the most spiritually advanced and character building code is…

Audi Is Introducing Solar Roofs To Increase The Range Of Future Vehicles

By: Patrick Caughill/Futurism  We may be a long way away from solar powered electric vehicles the likes of which Lightyear is trying to build, yet some larger car companies are starting to toy with the technology in some novel ways. The German luxury car manufacturer Audi is partnering with Chinese solar company Hanergy to integrate solar cells into future…

3,700 Year-Old Babylonian Tablet Decoded

By: Stephen Luntz/IFL Science  Almost a century ago, Edgar Banks – the inspiration for Indiana Jones – dug up a clay tablet in southern Iraq, but it took until now for its meaning to be understood. With this explanation has come insight into Babylonian mathematics, which operated on a different, and in some ways preferable, system than our own. In 1945, it…

People Are Breeding ‘Monster’ Foxes So They Can Sell More Fur

By: Elizabeth Claire Alberts/The Dodo “Most people have seen the horrible conditions on fur farms, like the tiny, barren cages that the animals live in, but this was something new.” The Arctic foxes look dangerously obese. Dense rolls of skin cover their bodies like heavy blankets, making it difficult for them to move. Their tails are unusually thick,…