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Huge Sperm Whale Reduced to Empty Carcass After Ingesting 64 Lbs of Plastic

The ocean's trash problem is getting out of hand.<p>Indigestion can be crippling, leaving one toilet-bound for days. In the ocean, however, it can send …

Pollution

Politics notebook: Obama applauds Trudeau in closed-door meeting

<i>This is the Globe's daily politics newsletter. Sign up to get it by e-mail each morning.</i><p><b>POLITICS NOTEBOOK</b><p><b>From Bill Curry (@CurryB) in Turkey</b><p>Senior Liberals in Antalya, Turkey, are pretty excited that Justin Trudeau and Barack Obama seem to be hitting it off.<p>Canada's new Prime Minister had already …

Amazing Invention Uses Only 1 Glass of Saltwater to Supply 8 Hours of Light

The SALt Lamp is a cost-effective light source that is changing people's lives in the Philippines. This revolutionary invention was developed by engineer Aisa Mijeno as an asset for the many households that are unable to access or afford electricity. Rather than having residents rely on oil lamps …

The world's first drone circus is coming to Amsterdam

With a spectacular trailer that looks like something straight out of Final Fantasy, an air show using nothing but drones fitted with the equipage for a spectacular dance of light has been announced.<p>The world-first show is called Air, and will be held at the Amsterdam Arena at a date that is yet to …

Rosetta images show soaring 1km comet cliff

A British amateur astronomer has zoomed in on images from the Rosetta spacecraft to reveal cliffs that are more than half a mile high<p>Dramatic images of a comet hurtling through space some 250 million miles from Earth have revealed a stunning landscape of towering cliffs soaring above a rugged …

Stunning Time-Lapse Reveals Auroras and Earth From Space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst made the video from International Space Station.<p>As if Santa attached a GoPro camera to his sleigh, a new video reveals the Earth as few have seen it.<p>Published this week, the time-lapse shows stunning views of the Earth, sunrises, clouds, lightning, auroras, stars, and the …

Space Exploration

2014: A space odyssey

Landing on a comet<p>It used to be said that getting to the Moon was like hitting a bullet with a bullet, but in August the European Space Agency shot a …

The past, present, and future potential of NASA's nuclear space rocket program - ExtremeTech

The past, present, and future potential of NASA’s nuclear space rocket program<p>By on December 24, 2014 at 11:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Space Travel

New rare dwarf galaxy discovered next to Milky Way

A team of Russian and American scientists have uncovered a new dwarf galaxy next to the Milky Way – the galaxy we live in.<p>Called KKs3, the galaxy is …

Universe

Watch this: the best light display you'll see all year

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A DIY Time-Lapse Camera That Can Shoot for a Year on 4 Alkaline D Batteries

Want a simple battery-powered time-lapse camera that you can leave in locations for up to a year? A hacker who goes by “val3tra” is trying to build …

Watch a Green Comet Streak Across the Sky for Christmas

Comet Lovejoy is brightening faster than expected, putting on a show you can see for yourself this holiday season.<p>Just in time for the holidays, the skies are serving up a special cosmic gift: a brightening comet that may not have been in our part of the solar system for nearly 12,000 …