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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. Lots of water.
Some of these creatures are downright alien-like, but rest assured — all of them are found in our oceans!
Engineers tested the new vehicle in thinner sections of the Earth's atmosphere to better simulate the craft's intended goal: Mars.
Crevasses within the ice are 'activated' by the surface wave generated by earthquakes, leading to icebergs to break apart.
The cosmos as we know it might be nothing more than a three-dimensional 'mirage' created by a collapsing star in a universe profoundly different than our own.
Who would win a battle between a crocodile and a shark? We may now have an answer.
It's hard to keep a secret about your species when you are literally transparent!
How savvy are you about these predators of the deep? Test your knowledge with this quiz!
Not only do these microbes break down oil sludge more than scientists thought, but these hearty lifeforms could also inform our understanding of other worlds.
Experts recommend changes in sleep schedule and exposures to certain lights to help astronauts catch more zzz's.
Defining the species is the first step in learning what conservation efforts might be needed to preserve the sea mammal.
A stirring video explores smooth, slowly eroded landscapes as 'artwork of monumental proportions.'
The most mesmerizing quality of a hummingbird is probably its extraordinary flying ability. Turns out their wings can actually shift shape to keep them airborne.
You'll have to wake up pretty early to spot meteors this month due to a very bright moon.
While mercury levels are dropping slightly, the metal can build up to toxic levels in animals over time. This can have effects on the food chain, including the seafood humans eat.
To keep track of prey, other predators and potential mates, deep-sea sharks have more rods in their eyes to enhance their vision.
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