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Wed, Mar 04, 2015 2:48 PM
Ben Savard was trying to photograph an octopus when suddenly he became the cephalopod's subject.
New Cornell University study shows that while cities would fall quickly, sparsely populated areas would have months to plan and prepare.
The conceptual Dutch Windwheel takes the term 'mixed-use development' to dizzying new extremes.
Sandhill cranes are regal birds, but a new video reveals some struggling to maintain their dignity on a partially frozen pond.
This simple quote will recenter you, no matter how frazzled or out of place you feel.
While the ocean has slowed down rising temperatures, it is expected to turbo-boost global warming.
Through 'companionship without commitment,' DOGO! gives shelter pups a chance to get out, explore and socialize.
Researchers used powerful spectrometers to monitor and track how much infrared radiation was being trapped inside the Earth's atmosphere.
People in Northwestern states get about 13 more minutes of shut-eye than those in sunnier locales.
These quick-moving winds race across hundreds of miles, tearing down everything in a straight path.
It may be an all-white animal but that doesn't mean it's albino. The strangely pale animal you're looking at could be leucistic.
The Dawn probe will study the asteroid belt's dwarf planet to better understand the solar system's early days and the planet formation process.
What baffles scientists isn't the black hole's size but that it exists at all.
Most urban coyotes avoid people, but experts suggest light 'hazing' if they lose their fear of humans.
Nutrient-rich dust from the desert is blown across the Atlantic to help the rain forest's soil.
The carnivorous bladderwort has a ridiculously compact genome, and is somehow lacking in so-called 'junk DNA.'
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