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10 Things in Nature That Are Not the Color You'd Expect

Blue lava? A blood-red waterfall? The natural world is full of surprises. If you think you've finally figured out Mother Nature, think again.<p>Blue lava? A blood-red waterfall? The natural world is full of surprises. If you think you've finally figured out Mother Nature, think again.

Carl Icahn, Who Can't Stop Buying Apple, Just Bought $500 Million More

Carl Icahn loves him some Apple stock. Just a week ago, in two separate Tweets, the activist investor announced that he had bought $1 billion more stock. Now he wants more. When Apple shares sank on disappointing earnings Tuesday, Icahn announced he grabbed another $500 million.<p>Icahn’s Apple …

Thailand Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Thailand (including Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha, Phuket, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Drug trafficking is speeding deforestation in Central America

<b>A new report says that drug smuggling in Central America is rapidly increasing rates of deforestation.</b><p>Remote forests in Honduras and Guatemala are being cut down to facilitate landing strips for the transportation of narcotics.<p>The scientists believe the influx of drug cash encourages ranchers, …

Central America

Google: Chromebooks Are Selling Like Crazy But We Don't Make Money On Them

Google executives reminded Wall Street analysts of that fact on the company's conference call on Thursday.<p>Nikesh Arora, Google's chief business officer, happily pointed out that eight big PC manufactures are now making Chromebooks (nearly all of Microsoft's partners).<p>He also said that yet another …

Selling

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Bionic hand lets wearer feel what they're holding

The latest bionic hand can do a lot more than just let its wearer hold things: it can actually let them feel. By hooking into nerves in an amputee's arm, the new prosthetic can let a person tell how hard or soft an object is and even distinguish its basic shape. "The sensory feedback was …

Milky Way and Venus

Planet Venus rising in the east before dawn on February 4 by Mike Taylor Photography.<p>The planet Venus is now nearly at its brightest for this morning …

Astronomy

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …