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Oldest known asteroid strike may have ended Snowball Earth

Oldest known asteroid strike may have ended Snowball Earth

More than two billion years ago, an asteroid slammed into Earth and created a 43-mile wide crater in Western Australia’s outback. Now, researchers believe it is the oldest known impact crater, predating others by 200 million years. And it’s possible that the impact led to a great thaw as Earth exited a global frozen state.…MORE

What would America’s Founding Fathers have said about Trump’s impeachment trial?

What would America’s Founding Fathers have said about Trump’s impeachment trial?

What American politics needs is time travel. What could salve the bitterness over US President Donald Trump’s impeachment battle better than a face-to-face explanation from the Founding Fathers about how they intended to hold presidents to account? The Constitution, ratified in 1788, prescribes impeachment in cases of “Treason, Bribery and other high Crimes and Misdemeanors”…MORE

Prince Harry rejoins Meghan and Archie in Canada, leaving royal life behind

Prince Harry rejoins Meghan and Archie in Canada, leaving royal life behind

Prince Harry has arrived in Canada to reunite with Meghan and baby Archie after the couple finalized the terms of their split from official British royal family duties. Photos in UK media showed Harry walking off a plane early Tuesday on Vancouver Island, where the family spent time over Christmas. The Duke of Sussex attended…MORE

‘Dancing dragon’ feathered dinosaur fossil discovered in China

‘Dancing dragon’ feathered dinosaur fossil discovered in China

About 120 million years ago, a “dancing dragon” lived in China’s Jehol Province. The discovery of a fossil belonging to the small feathered dinosaur is new to science and helps bridge the gap between dinosaurs and birds. Researchers named the dinosaur Wulong bohaiensis, which translates to “a dancing dragon.” The dinosaur was about the size…MORE

Queen Victoria’s outfit was found in an old cabinet

Queen Victoria’s outfit was found in an old cabinet

Items from an outfit that once belonged to Britain’s Queen Victoria were found in a cabinet more than 100 years after they were placed there. Now they are going up for auction. The collection, including a skirt, bodice, bloomers, stockings and boots, were found by 63-year-old electrical engineer Roderick Williams. Williams said his great-great-grandfather, Alexander…MORE

Trump’s impeachment trial comes at a high point for fans

Trump’s impeachment trial comes at a high point for fans

As Donald Trump sees it, America lucked out with a good President — “even though they’re trying to impeach the son of a b***h.” With his impeachment trial pending, critics see a train wreck. Yet Trump’s moment of historic shame comes at a high point for fans — and explains why Republican senators are in…MORE

Libya summit calls for sanctions if ceasefire is violated

Libya summit calls for sanctions if ceasefire is violated

A conference in Berlin that convened warring factions in Libya as well as their foreign backers to establish a permanent ceasefire called for sanctions against parties found in violation of any agreed-upon truce, according to a communique from the meeting. The summit was called after a tentative truce brokered by Russia and Turkey a week…MORE

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