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Sat, Sep 20, 2014 2:00 PM
The Department of Public Works denies permitting for a much-anticipated event involving '1,000 feet of soapy vinyl.' And water. Lotsof water.
These little guys had to get their priorities straight, and that meant minimizing their feet.
It takes a lot of work in post-processing to make our home galaxy appear in some photographs.
It's hard not to feel a little more open, a little more hopeful, after reading this quote.
English golfer Andy Sullivan will soon soar to the edge of space aboard the XCOR Lynx space plane. He might want to bring his lucky 9-iron.
Testing for the new engine should begin in 2016, with the first flight due for launch in 2019.
Can you tell the difference between a cat and dog print, or a raccoon versus a rabbit? Test your tracking knowledge with this quiz!
Aggression is a small part of chimps' lives, but it can provide evolutionary insight into human violence.
What makes owl vision so special? Well for starters, they don't actually have eye balls.
If things like saved lives and prevented illnesses have a dollar value, efforts to stabilize the climate might pay for themselves.
Scientists aren't yet sure what the changes would mean for sharks in the wild, and they only have a few generations to wait and find out.
The impact winter forced trees to adapt quickly, but evergreens ended not being quick enough.
Boeing and SpaceX will be required to go through a rigorous certification process that includes at least one manned demonstration mission to the International Space Station.
New documentary from the director of 'Fuel' and 'The Big Fix' offers real alternatives to fossil fuels.
Australia and New Zealand are leading efforts to enforce an earlier court ruling that found Japan's whaling program to be more commercial than scientific.
Creeks, brooks, streams, rivers... they are all riparian habitats, and they are hiding important secrets.
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