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Dung Beetles Navigate By Storing Star Maps In Their Tiny Brains

Dung Beetles Navigate By Storing Star Maps In Their Tiny Brains

Dung beetles have this really neat trick by which they’re able to use the positions of the stars to orient themselves along a straight line, making them the only known animal to use the Milky Way for navigation. Exactly how they do this has remained a mystery — until now.

Strap This Vibrating Compass To Your Ankle And Always Know True North

Strap This Vibrating Compass To Your Ankle And Always Know True North

As you battle your way into the great outdoors on a bushwalk or camping excursion, you need both hands free for pushing away branches or fighting off wildlife — not handling a compass. So to guarantee you’re still headed in the right direction, this vibrating compass will always keep you…