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Watch: Kangaroo Combat

Kangaroos. Nature’s hilarious-looking pogo sticks. But in reality, these guys can be quite vicious. National Geographic caught a clip of two male kangaroos facing off, and the results...

Is Mankind Getting Smarter?

All parents think that their children are geniuses as soon as they’ve uttered their first word or figured out that a square peg doesn’t fit in the circular...

The 5 Most Violent Cute Animals

1. Dolphin These sweet mammals – shockingly intelligent and beloved because of Hollywood depictions like the TV show “Flipper” – can also be quite brutal. In the 1990s,...

Watch: Introducing Spot the Robot

Boston Dynamics is making great progress in robotics. The company’s Spot automaton weighs 160 pounds and can walk on all manner of terrain, indoor or outdoor, maintaining its...

Watch: Why Do Koalas Hug Trees?

Koalas are adorable, we all know that. But why are they always hugging trees? Hank Green hosts an episode of SciShow to answer the question – and it turns out...