The meteorite that thousands of people witnessed fall over Winchcombe, Gloucestershire in 2021 contains organic compounds that may help explain the origins of life and may represent a new meteorite class. The discovery of amino acids - organic compounds essential for life on Earth - confirmed the significance of the UK's first meteorite in 30 years, collected after being … [Read more...] about A Meteorite That Fell To Earth In The United Kingdom Contains The Building Blocks For Life
Angelina Jolie leaving the United Nations Refugee Agency after more than 20 years of service.
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie will quit her role as a special envoy for the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) but will remain a humanitarian activist, the United Nations said on Friday. Jolie, who has been on more than 60 field assignments during her 21 years with UNHCR, said she wanted to keep working with refugees outside of the global body. "I will continue to do … [Read more...] about Angelina Jolie leaving the United Nations Refugee Agency after more than 20 years of service.
The United Kingdom Zoo Welcomes ‘Teenie’ Dik-Dik Antelope Baby: ‘Another Helping of Cuteness’
Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo You may need to squint to see the newest addition to Folly Farm Adventure Park & Zoo. The Welsh zoo announced on Facebook on November 1 that their Kirk's dik-dik Lady Coconut had given birth to a female foal. According to the African Wildlife Foundation, the Kirk's dik-dik, which is native to six African countries, is one of the … [Read more...] about The United Kingdom Zoo Welcomes ‘Teenie’ Dik-Dik Antelope Baby: ‘Another Helping of Cuteness’
Scientists are Baffled After Seeing One Of The World’s Largest Moths For The First Time in The United States
The giant species is usually found in the forests of Asia, not Washington. For the first time, one of the world's largest moths has been officially documented in the United States. Because Atlas moths, which have a wingspan of 25 centimeters (10 inches), are generally found in Asia's tropical jungles, entomologists are baffled as to how the prohibited insect ended itself in … [Read more...] about Scientists are Baffled After Seeing One Of The World’s Largest Moths For The First Time in The United States
A Gigantic Tortoise Escape Causes a Two-Hour Train Delay in The United Kingdom
A gigantic tortoise caused a two-hour train delay that left passengers traveling from Norwich to Stanstead Airport perplexed and irate. Clyde, a gigantic tortoise, had vanished on Sunday from the Swallow Aquatics Center in East Harling. He appeared to have been hurt after being struck by a train when he was discovered on the railroad tracks. The train was stopped owing … [Read more...] about A Gigantic Tortoise Escape Causes a Two-Hour Train Delay in The United Kingdom