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Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake sells for $1,375

Unnamed bidder is warned not to try to eat the 33-year-old piece of royal history<p>A collector has bought a 33-year-old slice of British history - paying $1375 (£828) for a piece of cake from the 1981 wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.<p>The cake, still in its original white and silver …

New 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' photo surfaces

Global Policy Needed to Keep Sharks in Our Oceans

Sharks swim in every ocean. They are important not only for the complex ocean ecosystem, but for people everywhere who, believe it or not, benefit in some way from them.<p>The past decade has seen tremendous leaps forward in shark conservation around the world, but we still kill 100 million sharks a …

Chemicals from sunscreen are poisoning the ocean

Sunscreen has changed the lives of beach bums everywhere, allowing them to laze longer in the sun without their skin baking into a ruddy crisp. And it’s most likely made them safer, protecting them from the ultraviolet radiation that causes nearly nine-tenths of cases of skin cancer.<p>But the same …

Marine Biology

Atlantic Ocean Responsible For Recent Slowdown In Surface Warming, Study Suggests

<i>This story originally appeared on LiveScience.</i><p>Where, oh where, is the planet's missing heat?<p>In 1999, the feverish rise in Earth's surface temperatures suddenly slowed, even as greenhouse gas emissions escalated. This unexpected slowdown has been called a global warming hiatus or global warming …

Global Warming: Discovery of 500 Methane Vents On Atlantic Ocean Floor Has Major Implications

Methane is bubbling up from unexpected places on the ocean floor, raising concerns on its implications for global warming.<p>Researchers have detected …

'Widespread methane leakage' from ocean floor off US coast

<b>Researchers say they have found more than 500 bubbling methane vents on the seafloor off the US east coast.</b><p>The unexpected discovery indicates there are large volumes of the gas contained in a type of sludgy ice called methane hydrate.<p>There are concerns that these new seeps could be making a …