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Fri, Aug 29, 2014 2:28 PM
With views like this, it's a wonder astronauts on the International Space Station get any work done.
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.
The 3-week-old goat's hobbies include chewing on glass coffee tables, nibbling on throw pillows and head butting his fellow foster siblings.
The film's director and a Weather Channel meteorologist weigh in on the twisty nature of tornadoes.
'SharkCam' was supposed to stalk sharks off the coast of Mexico's Guadalupe Island, but they beat it to the punch.
Once you dive into the facts, coral reefs are one of the most amazing wonders of the world.
The squishy sea creature's trademark bouncing has turned out to be similar to how supercomputers solve problems.
Seals have been known to interact with humans, especially divers, but one trying to ride a monster wave is a surprise.
The comet probe has already gotten close enough to its target to determine that the comet isn't very icy at all, and instead has a dusty crust.
The new species lived during the early Jurassic period, around when dinosaurs were 'starting their ascent to global dominance.'
While a few of these natural wonders formed as a result of meteors raining down through our atmosphere, many more were skillfully crafted by the volcanic hands of our own Mother Earth.
Catch a glimpse of the cloud-streaked sky over Mt. Rainier through the pine trees.
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