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Colombia’s FARC party is changing its name to ‘Comunes’

Colombia’s FARC party is changing its name to ‘Comunes’

Colombia’s FARC political party, formed after the guerilla group with the same acronym was disbanded, has announced that it is is changing its name to “Comunes,” or “Commons” in English. “I want to inform Colombia and the international community that from today we will bear the name #Comunes, because we are a party of common…MORE

Baby tyrannosaurs were about the same size as a dog, new research shows

Baby tyrannosaurs were about the same size as a dog, new research shows

Tyrannosaurs were fearsome predators in the dinosaur kingdom, but new research shows their hatchlings were about as big as a medium-sized dog. Researchers studying the first-known fossils of tyrannosaur embryos suggest the dinosaurs were approximately three feet long when they hatched, according to a study from the University of Edinburgh, published Monday. A team of…MORE

5 planets found in unusual rhythmic dance around a star 200 light-years away

Astronomers have discovered a planetary system including six planets and it’s not quite like anything they’ve seen before. The system could challenge the theories scientists have about how planets form and change over time. Our solar system is just one of many planetary systems, and so far, no two systems are alike. The systems vary…MORE

Burial ground reveals Stone Age people wore clothing covered in elk teeth

Burial ground reveals Stone Age people wore clothing covered in elk teeth

Elk teeth pendants may have been the jewelry of choice for at least one Stone Age group that lived 8,200 years ago. A Stone Age burial ground on a small Russian island revealed more than 4,300 Eurasian elk teeth pendants found in 84 separate burials. The placement of the pendants in these graves suggests they…MORE