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Photographer Builds A 'Photo Ark' For 6,500 Animal Species And Counting

<i>National Geographic</i> contributing photographer Joel Sartore is 11 years into a 25-year endeavor to document every captive animal species in the world using studio lighting and black-and-white backgrounds. So far, he's photographed 6,500 different species, which leaves approximately 6,000 to …

Wildlife

This Student-Built Website Is Keeping Government Climate Data Safe

By Terri Hansen<p>It wasn't long after President Trump took office that chaos took hold at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Throughout …

Guided Meditation for Restful Sleep

This beautiful meditation for restful sleep will put you in a deep state of relaxation where you’ll learn to let go of all your thoughts, worries and …

Meditation

7 amazing technologies we'll see by 2030

Hollywood's depictions of the future are usually pretty far-fetched — like the flying cars of "Blade Runner" and the hoverboards in "Back to the Future II." The World Economic forum surveyed over 800 experts and executives to find out what the future will actually look like. Here are 7 amazing …

Blade Runner

Animals of the Week: 24 February 2017

What on Earth Is Marvel Teasing With This Mysterious Hulk/Wolverine Image?

Oh boy.<p>Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief Axel Alenso took to Twitter this afternoon to casually drop an ominous new image of scientists working on something …

Bolivia's salt flats – in pictures

The salt flats in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, are the largest in the world and contain 50-70% of the world’’s lithium reserves

Bolivia

7 things to know about Disney’s new Star Wars theme park

From when it’s opening to what you’ll eat in a galaxy far, far away<p>Fans of the iconic <i>Star Wars</i> franchise have been waiting with bated breath for more news about their fantasy turned reality: a <i>Star Wars</i>-themed park at Disneyland.<p>Yes, <i>Star Wars Episode VIII</i> will be released in December 2017 and <i>Star</i> …

Gardening 101: Stonecrops

Stonecrops, <i>Sedum:</i> “Surprise Succulents”<p>Say the word “succulent” to a lot of people and instantly they respond fearfully with worries about spiky, …

Gardening

James McAvoy teases a new X-Men film shooting in the summer

Could it be New Mutants? Or something else?<p>While it isn't blitzing us like Marvel Studios (which has three films coming in 2017), 20th Century Fox …

Construction

Futuristic canopy made of knitted solar panels wins 2017 Young Architects Program at MoMA

Since 2000, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) PS1 art gallery brings to life experimental outdoor installations every summer—and this …

Incredible 'fire rainbow' cloud phenomenon creates stunning sky display

A spectacular 'fire rainbow' cloud phenomenon has been captured on camera lighting up the sky in Singapore.<p>The amazing sight was visible over the sovereign city-state for around 15 minutes on February 20, one witness told the BBC.<p>“It started as a small orange circle then grew bigger and bigger …

IKEA just released plans for this badass garden that you can totally build yourself

If you live in a city with not a lot of green space, the Denmark-based company SPACE10 — which is supported by the one and only IKEA — has created …

Landscape Photography

Who Will Brawl in Avengers: Infinity War?

Thanos, currently the largest and most powerful villain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been looming in the shadows, plotting the demise of the …

Star Wars

Logan: Here's what the critics are saying

The reviews are in for <i>Logan</i>, Hugh Jackman’s last go-round as Wolverine, and the film is being well-received, with many hailing it the best film in …

Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds discover Life in new trailer for sci-fi thriller

With <b>Life</b> set to arrive in cinemas next month, Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for director Daniel Espinosa’s upcoming sci-fi thriller, which …

Iceland: Police asked tourists to keep their eyes off the sky!

The cops believed that the tourists were drinking and driving while posing threat to others on the road, but that wasn't the case.<p>Polar lights or …

24 Dog Memes That Will Make Your Heart So Incredibly Happy

These days, it's hard not to wake up, scroll through Facebook or Twitter, and see political news everywhere. Whether you agree with it or not, it's definitely stressful to wonder every waking hour what Donald Trump will do next. Thankfully, the internet is trying to bring you happiness in the form …

Pets

Pop-Up 'Star Trek' Theater Livens Up A London Tube Ride

Space isn’t the final frontier; the London Tube is.<p>Well, it was for a group of possibly dedicated fans who decided to boldly go where few have gone before by acting out a scene dressed in Star Trek-esque uniforms while riding the subway Wednesday.<p>The actors got the pseudo-serious tone of the series …

Star Trek

"The Big Bang Theory" is the show that never ends — two more seasons are coming!

Sounds like <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> is not going bust any time soon. <i>Deadline</i> reports that CBS’s long-running hit is inking a contract that will secure two …

Construction

The Winning Photos of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017

The international Underwater Photographer of the Year photo contest has announced its winners for the 2017 edition. The winning photo (shown above) …

How Do Stars Form? Black Hole Producing Star-Making Cold Gas In A Prolific Galaxy 5.7 Billion Light-Years Away

Black holes are more than just hungry voids that gobble up anything and everything they come across. They routinely create hot plasma jets and gas …

9 Real-Life Locations That May Hold the Truth About King Arthur

For everything we celebrate about King Arthur—his epic adventures, countless battles, longstanding reign over Camelot, and unique ability to pull a …

Mount Everest

The Best Telescopes to Get Started in Stargazing

So you've decided to look for Saturn. What scope should you buy?<p>If you've ever tried to take up astronomy but given up out of frustration, or gotten overwhelmed before you've even started, you're not alone. As with many hobbies, getting off on the right start is all-important, and can make the …

11 Photos of Affectionate Animals

Love is in air. It seems like everywhere you look, you can see tender moments between couples -- including in the animal kingdom. So this Valentine’s …

Baby Groot is Marvel’s cutest and most mysterious new character

I am Baby Groot!<p><i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2</i> will see the reunion of the team from Marvel’s 2014 blockbuster, but perhaps more importantly, it will introduce the cutest character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Baby Groot.<p>Director James Gunn first introduced Baby Groot at the end of <i>Guardians of</i> …

Marvel Universe

Marvel has given us our first look at Avengers: Infinity War

Iron Man, Spider-Man, and Star Lord, all on the same stage<p>Cameras began rolling for Marvel’s upcoming ensemble film <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> back in January. To commemorate the occasion, the company has released a production trailer featuring interviews with some of the crew and cast of the ensemble …

Marvel Universe