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The Science Behind Why the Earth Isn't Flat

In describing the system of wires that comprises the Internet, Neal Stephenson once compared the earth to a computer motherboard. From telephone …

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An Invasion of Ents? No, Just the Biggest Living Things on the Planet

Giant Ent toes. Or Imperial Walkers. Run for your lives!There are things in Yosemite National Park other than Yosemite Valley. One of the gems (out …

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Inside California's $25 billion plot to save its water supply

The state's key estuary is in serious jeopardy, but can a bold new plan solve the problem?<p>Behind many of the shiny fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle, there's a decidedly ominous backstory: California, supplier of much of our domestic produce, is just one earthquake away from drying up.<p>The …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Our posts on paid iPhone and iPad apps that go on sale for free comprise our most popular recurring series by far. People love taking advantage of …

NASA's New Images Of Our First Asteroid, Ceres, Sheds Light On Its Greatest Mystery

At the dawn of the 19th century, the astronomy community was still reeling from William Herschel’s 1781 discovery of Uranus, the first planet discovered beyond the six (including Earth) naked-eye worlds orbiting the Sun known for millennia. While most of astronomy had consisted of star-watching, …