Medicine & TechnologyArchaeologists recently unearthed an iron face mask of a Roman Empire's soldier in the ancient city of Hadrianopolis, near the modern-day Karabük Province in Turkey, indicating their presence in the region.
A thick, viscous, mucus-like substance colloquially known as sea snot is floating on the water surface of Turkey's Sea of Marmara. Unlike most cases, scientists claim that this could pose harm to organisms below the sea.
Despite having an international crew, and orbiting in a laboratory 260 miles above the surface of the Earth, astronauts aboard the International Space Station are celebrating today’s turkey day with a few of their zero-g versions of traditional Thanksgiving classics—and they’re even sharing what their thankful for with the rest of the world.
It’s the start of November, and that means the holiday season is fast approaching. Shorter days, sweet desserts and family dinners are on their way, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a bit of time left for some learning. So today we’re taking a familiar face and learning ten new facts about the giblets and meat that we’ve come to know as our Thanksgiving turkey dinner.