Lydia Youngblood

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9 National Parks That Will Deepen Your Love for Trees

They soak up carbon from our air, protect our soil, and provide homes for birds and other animals. They stand tall and majestic, inspiring wonder and …

Whales under threat as climate change impacts migration

But global warming is killing off their food and changing their age-old migratory routes.<p>To the tourists watching a humpback whale frolic with her newborn calf in the tropical waters off Ecuador's coast near Puerto Lopez, the sight of enormous fins surfacing, tails flipping and blowholes spouting …

Handcrafted Jewelry Contains Delicate Pieces of Nature Encased in Resin

Artist Sarah Smith designs jewelry that allows anyone to carry a bit of nature with them at all times. For up to three weeks, Smith spends her time planning, pouring resin, curing, and shaping a single creation for someone who can't get enough of Earth's pure beauty. Within her wearable works of …

New Telescope to Take First-Ever Black Hole Photo

A group of astronomers are meeting this week to plan out an ambitious and unprecedented project — capturing the first-ever image of a black hole.<p>The …

San Bernardino shooting investigated as 'act of terrorism'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news update, Saturday, 12:16 a.m. ET]</b><p>Late Friday, a UPS driver noticed that a package being delivered was addressed to Farook's townhouse and turned around to return it to a distribution facility, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said in a tweet. The package was held in …

God: Not so Black-and-White

Those who have felt the presence of God understand that we, as humans, do not have the capacity to understand Him fully. God is a great--arguably, the greatest--mystery to us. He is able to understand more, knows more, loves more, and is the only truly just being in all of creation. His mind and …

That "Mysterious Object" on a Collision Course with Earth Just Burned In Our Atmosphere

I wasn’t worried. Were you worried?<p>The Earth’s most infamous hunk of space trash, a rather-large object by the apt-name of WT1190F, has been …

Astronomy

Two weeks after launch, gigantic Galaxy View tablet is $100 off

Just a couple of weeks after the huge tablet was officially launched, the Samsung Galaxy View is already being sold at $100 off its original full retail price. Initially, the 18.4-inch Android tablet was being offered for $599 despite having decidedly mid-range specifications. At $500, the device …