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Giant Rat Found in 'Lost Volcano'

Fanged toads, mini 'Ewoks' among species discovered in New Guinea jungle

(Newser) - A new species of giant rat with no fear of humans has been discovered in a volcanic crater deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea. It's the same kind of rat "you find in city sewers"—except it's 32 inches long, said a scientist traveling with a... More »

From Juno to Jane Eyre

Oscar nominee Page set to portray classic heroine in BBC adaptation

(Newser) - Indie film's newest sweetheart is set to play one of Britain's oldest, Variety reports. Ellen Page has signed up to tackle the title role in a new BBC Film adaptation of the Charlotte Bronte classic, Jane Eyre. The Canadian actress, who earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance in... More »

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