Bacteria that eats plastic, T-rex evolved from the size of a horse, your parents’ diet before you were born could make you fat, a huge black hole spins super fast, and massive stars are really big.

People prefer pain over boredom, mantis shrimps can see in UV, and plants can hear caterpillars. One species of lichen is actually 126, there’s less plastic in the ocean than there should be, and Ukrainian astronomers take a stab at Vladimir Putin.