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Painter captures the data of climate change in 7 stunning watercolors

Most paintings don’t come with an x- and y-axis. But for Jill Pelto, art is all about the numbers.<p>The artist, who graduated in December from the …

Skywatchers to get special treat -- five planets and a comet

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you don't mind getting up a bit early -- or sneaking out of the office if you work the overnight shift -- the skies are offering a very special treat for the next few weeks.<p>From January 20 to February 20, you can see five planets spanning the sky together just before dawn: Mercury, …

Astronomy

10 Quirky Places You Need to See in 2016

Whether it's unexpected architecture, an abundance of charm, or just a proclivity towards unusual customs, the things that make a destination quirky are almost always what makes them so memorable. With that in mind, we asked the members of travel website, Trippy.com to share the quirky places …

Big bang artistry lets you see the observable universe in just one image

Artist and musician Pablo Carlos Budassi has created a logarithmic conception of the observable universe with our solar system in the centre circled …

This is the web browser you should be using if you care at all about security

Hint: It’s not Chrome or Firefox<p>No matter what you’ve heard about the Tor network, the basics of the service are simple: Tor keeps anyone who uses it safe, secure, and anonymous on the Internet.<p>Originally created by the U.S. Navy, Tor can be used to browse the Web anonymously, send and receive …

Scientists Stand By NOAA Administrator Who Refuses To Hand Over Emails To Congress

Climate scientists unite against Lamar Smith's "bullying tactics"<p>Everyone wants to read other people's emails now. From the Sony Hack to the Clinton emails, there is huge interest in the words pouring between people electronically.<p>Tussles over political or entertainment emails make headlines, but …

A NASA spacecraft captured a day in the life of Pluto and its largest moon

Experience a day in the life of a dwarf planet and its largest moon.<p>Two new images of Pluto and its biggest moon Charon show the two worlds through …

Solar System

Bill Nye says bubbling air into Earth's oceans might save the planet from ourselves

In keeping true to form, Nye laid down his opinion on yet another contentious but intriguing field during an interview with National Geographic on Nov. 15.<p>In the chat, Nye said he believes that geoengineering — a family of techniques to hack the environment — could be a game-changer for combating …

Make Halloween a Carousel of Color with ‘World of Color’-Inspired Pumpkin

Looking for a way to add some color to your Halloween? Try this “World of Color”-inspired pumpkin! Click here for detailed, step-by-step …

These Cocktails Aren’t Just Weird, They’re Actually Surreal

The word surreal gets tossed around a lot. Most people just use it to refer to anything they think is weird. But the bartenders at the Artesian Bar …

Scotch Whisky

NASA releases the final color image of Pluto taken before the flyby

Just minutes before the long-awaited flyby took place at 7:49AM ET, NASA "teased" the final full-frame color image of Pluto set to be released before the event by publishing it on Instagram. It was taken at about 4PM ET on July 13th, according to NASA, from 476,000 miles away. The high-resolution …

The competition, which is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Insight Investment and BBC Sky at Night Magazine<i>,</i> is now in its seventh year and continues to go from strength to strength, receiving a record number of over 2700 spectacular entries from enthusiastic amateurs and …

Astronomy

Bioluminescent worms: Photographer's stunning images of 'natural miracle'

Joseph Michael's incredible long-exposure shots of glow worms didn’t come easily. He spent long nights in damp caves for months to produce the Luminosity series<p>Joseph Michael saw his first glow worm cave at age five. They’re a fixture in the New Zealand-born photographer’s homeland.<p>"Like most …

19 spectacular photos of tourist attractions around the world that were taken illegally

For years, the two photographers have risked frightening heights and legal implications to scale some of the world's highest and most well-known buildings, which they then highlight on their website, On the Roofs.<p>The images are breathtaking and capture views of these famous destinations we might …

American astronaut Scott Kelly posted this image on Twitter on Tuesday with the words: “I’ve never seen this before- red #aurora. Spectacular! #YearInSpace”. His post garnered more than 5,000 favourites in a matter of hours and the first comment, by @Jordan_D, summed up public reaction: …

Space

Disney Characters Shadow Unsuspecting Mall Shoppers

With New York in the grips of record low temperatures, it might seem like only a little Disney magic could thaw the place out. And that's just what some unsuspecting shoppers in a Long Island mall got when they found themselves being shadowed by Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck and more during a …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

California: Surfboards turned into works of art in Morro Bay

More than 20 surfboards-turned-artworks are on display around Morro Bay, Calif., in the town's first such public art on display through November. The Surfboard Art Festival features boards that have been painted to convey familiar scenes in the Central Coast town, wildlife and even strands of …