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Tue, Sep 23, 2014 1:00 PM
You might have heard of nocturnal and diurnal animals. But did you know animals like rabbits, house cats and deer are neither of these? Find out about when these species are actually active.
Backyard astronomers with a telescope can spot Neptune in the constellation Aquarius tonight, but both the blue planet and the asteroid can be seen online as well.
If the pace of past growth is anything to go by, much of the Southeast could become one big megalopolis in the next 50 years.
From dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.
The Alaskan moose is also known as the giant moose, and for a good reason!
The U.S. space agency wants a vehicle ready to replace the Russian Soyuz capsules by 2017.
Luckily for us, 2 good Samaritans filmed their rescue of a chubby prairie dog that was having a hard time escaping from a narrow tunnel in the road.
In keeping with being a weird place, Death Valley's roaming rocks involve ice in the desert.
Researchers discovered that bichir raised on land took to walking with more grace than those bichir raised in water.
Learn more about this hidden gem located in the middle of Utah's San Rafael Desert.
According to the International Astronomical Union, paying to name a star or purchasing extraterrestrial real estate will simply get you a 'temporary feeling of happiness.'
The risk of 'severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts' is quickly rising worldwide, the draft report warns.
The common pheasant's success story is best told by hunters.
NASA engineers are driving the robots around the parking lots surrounding Kennedy's Launch Control Center as the swarmies hunt for slips of paper.
During droughts, the giant trees increasingly use 'storage water' and shut down the process of photosynthesis.
Spiders find a niche and stick with it when they hang out with spiders they know, but become less consistent among strangers.
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