The Yangtze River dolphin, also known as the baiji dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer), was a white, fresh-water dolphin native to the Yangtze River and Qiantang River in China as recently as the 1990s.The baiji is best known for its squinty eyes and a long, toothed, beak-like mouth. Aficionados tell tales of it being the “goddess of the Yangtze,” a symbol of peace and prosperity and the protector of people at sea. But sadly, the creature disappeared more than two decades ago.Read More: River Dolph ...read more
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What’s in a name? When it comes to the great white pelican or yellow-footed tortoise, for example, what you expect is just what you’ll get. But some other animals aren’t as lucky — and that can come with consequences.Research has proven that common names hold a lot of sway over how we view different species, and can even affect whether policies are implemented to protect them. For example, in a 2012 study conducted by George Mason University researchers, 66 percent of respondents deemed ...read more
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We know that asteroids can do a lot of damage. One barreled into the Yucatan Peninsula 66 million years ago and caused the demise of 70 percent of all life on Earth, including the dinosaurs. Within moments the six-mile-wide chunk of rock, known as the Chicxulub impactor, caused tsunamis so large that the Great Plains were overwhelmed with water. Giant shock waves reverberated across the planet, clouding the sky with volcanic eruptions and shaking the ground with endless earthquakes. What's wors ...read more
Sepsis is a severe inflammatory response to infection. Infections of the lungs (such as pneumonia), bladder, digestive system or kidney are common precipitating factors. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 1.7 million adults develop sepsis each year in the United States — which equates to a diagnosis every 20 seconds. It is the most common cause of death in hospitals, with one in three hospital patients dying due to sepsis. Let’s take a look at this serious health c ...read more
The theory of evolution, worked out in the nineteenth century by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, with many tweaks since, is one of the most well-supported theories in science. Evidence from a wide range of disciplines backs up the basics of the theory. Or, as paleontologist and historian of science Stephen Jay Gould put it in an essay in the May 1981 print issue of this magazine, the theory of evolution is “one of the best documented, most compelling and exciting concepts in all of ...read more
Are you a small business owner that has been asked if their company is an LLC, and you don't know what that means? Or maybe you are an entrepreneur in the initial phases of opening a new business, and your head is swimming with all the options ranging from a sole proprietorship to an LLC to a corporation.Keep reading for everything you need to know about an LLC and whether it is the right option.
What is an LLC?A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a business structure that provides t ...read more
Saqqara, the sprawling burial complex to the south of Cairo, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site layered with thousands of years of Egyptian history. Not only does it have more than a dozen pyramids, it boasts numerous other tombs, courts and halls – and archaeologists keep discovering more. In May 2023, government officials announced the unearthing of two new tombs and two facilities once used for embalming.Ancient Egypt and MummificationThe new embalming facilities date to about 2,400 years ago ...read more
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