London Foxes Show Early Signs of Self-Domestication | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

A fox is seen in Downing Street in central London, United Kingdom

The urban foxes have squatter snouts and smaller brains than their rural cousins, but they’re no house pets.

Source: London Foxes Show Early Signs of Self-Domestication | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Would You Like to Buy an Extinct Volcano? | Smart News | Smithsonian

You can own a real volcano in England for around $60,700.


The U.K.’s Posbury Clump may not have the snazziest of names, but the site boasts a rich history—and is available for around $60,700

Source: Would You Like to Buy an Extinct Volcano? | Smart News | Smithsonian

Whole of England to be mapped with lasers to tackle flooding and illegal waste dumps | The Independent

England’s entire landscape will be mapped with lasers to tackle flooding, help conservation work and even track illegal waste dumps, the Environment Agency said. Under plans unveiled by the government agency, aircraft equipped with laser scanners will map all 130,000 sq km of the country in 3D, including rivers, fields and national parks, by 2020.

Source: Whole of England to be mapped with lasers to tackle flooding and illegal waste dumps | The Independent

‘Britain’s Atlantis’ found at bottom of North sea – a huge undersea world swallowed by the sea in 7000BC …

Doggerland was an area of land, now lying beneath the southern North Sea, that connected Great Britain to mainland Europe during and after the last Ice Age

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