The Unveiling

The Egyptian government banned the wearing of full-face veils in the country’s schools, a decision that sparked a fierce debate online in the Muslim-majority country, Agence France-Presse reported Tuesday. Earlier this week, the education ministry issued a decree banning the niqab, a garment that only leaves...

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Mistaken Identity

In the dense forests of northern Madagascar, a newly discovered leaf-tailed gecko species has amazed scientists with its remarkable camouflage abilities, the New York Times reported. The Uroplatus garamaso can blend into their surroundings perfectly – even better than chameleons, researchers wrote. During the day, these geckos...

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