Madison Morrison

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Your Diamond Ring Might Explain the Origin of Life on Earth

A geochemist re-examines the deep carbon cycle<p>In 1958, the Smithsonian Institution received a plain paper package in the mail. The only hint of its contents was the insurance on the brown carton, registered for one million dollars. Nestled inside the box sat the largest known blue diamond in the …

Carbon Dioxide

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The Exciting History and Origin of the Cocktail Umbrella

A deep(ish) investigation into the history and origins of the world's most important tiki cocktail topper: the paper umbrella<p></head>A classic tiki cocktail is a thing of beauty: Syrupy sweet with plenty of rum and enough fruit to almost classify it as healthy. (Hey, we said <i>almost</i>.) But perhaps the …

Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

Navy SEALs take back control of hijacked tanker

U.S. Navy SEALs have taken control of a commercial tanker that had been seized by three armed Libyans this month.<p>In response to the U.S. operation, a leader of the armed federalist group that seized oil ports in east Libya last year released a statement on Monday.<p>In that statement, Ibrahim Jadran …

U.S. ship ends search for Malaysian plane

As the number of countries aiding the massive international hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 swelled to 26 on Monday, a U.S. warship reportedly ended its search of the Indian Ocean.<p>Meanwhile, <i>The New York Times</i> reported, citing unnamed American officials, that the plane's turn to the west, …

Malaysia Jet Mystery Deepens

Malaysia

This is what a blue glowing coconut octopus looks like! http://t.co/c1V9sMtAej

This is what a baby dolphin looks like! http://t.co/4NevE7ruQG

Slides instead of stairs in Munich German University! http://t.co/XmUCRgnMP2

Black wolf hybrid: http://t.co/Og9ej0KZK3

Saturn and Earth from space - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 10 Mar 2014 09.32 EDT

The 9/11 attack seen from space – an image of impotence

This still from a video shot by an astronaut from the International Space Station offers a new perspective on world history. It was taken by American astronaut Frank Culbertson on 11 September 2001. As he looks down on New York from space, a vast plume of smoke hangs over the harbour. The smoke …

Wellcome image awards 2014: life in extreme close-up - in pictures

Beautiful, strange and occasionally alarming pictures from the shortlist for this year’s Wellcome image awards – which celebrate the very best in science photography and imaging – from an x-ray of a bat to a micrograph of a kidney stone. The exhibition opens on 12 March at three science centres and …

A Passion for Africa: Interview with Award-Winning Wildlife Photog Morkel Erasmus

Morkel Erasmus is an award-winning wildlife photographer based out of South Africa. He has an abiding passion for his country and its animals, which …

Ikea's Latest Collection Is SO Good for Small-Space Living. Here Are 5 Things I'm Coveting

With more people worldwide living in cities (read: small spaces) than ever before, Ikea's latest collection, PS 2014, is packed with practical items that would be AMAZING for small-space living. Here are five of my favorites. (I got a sneak peek at the collection today. You'll find them in your …

Real Archers Show The Hunger Games Ain't That Tough

Don't get me wrong, Katniss is a badass in <i>The Hunger Games</i>. But does she do a bunch of flippy things before she lets an arrow loose? NO.<p>Well, okay, …

New STAR WARS 7 Jedi Apprentice?! & More (Nerdist News w/ Jessica Chobot)

Our Friend Bill Nye Talks About His Origin Story and Becoming “The Science Guy”

As “The Science Guy,” Our Friend Bill Nye helped shape a lot of young minds. (Ours included.) In this new promo for his upcoming episode of the PBS …

Science

Mini 1/3 Size Of T-Rex Species Discovered In Alaska

Meet Nanuqsaurus, a miniature cousin of the t-rex that roamed northern Alaska some 70-million years ago. Roaming northern Alaska now? SASQUATCH.<p>While …

Catch Live Captain America Premiere Coverage for Interviews and an Exclusive Clip

Those lucky Hollywood types are going to get to see <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i> tonight, but at least we’re going to get something out of it. …

Captain America

Studies Attempt To Prove That Animals Enjoy Music In The Same Manner As Humans

<i>Why do animals like music? Scientists believe it’s built in, it’s universal. They like it for the same reasons we like it, it feels right.</i><p>Trace …

Polar Bear Mom Snuggles With Her Cubs In the Arctic Snow of Manitoba, Canada

A mother polar bear snuggles with her cubs in the cold arctic snow in this charming video shot by Andrew Maske in Manitoba, Canada, near Hudson …

Dog Waiting In Car Repeatedly Honks Horn For 15 Minutes While Her Humans Are Out Shopping

A gorgeous boxer named Fern, having been left waiting in the car while her humans were out shopping in Broughty Ferry, Scotland, decided that she’d …