Nic McWhirter

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Adorable Panda "Daycare" Committed to Saving the Endangered Species

Pandas, especially the babies, are some of the cutest animals on Earth. Unfortunately, their adorable population is also deeply endangered, with approximately 1,864 giant pandas left in the wild. The Chengdu Research Base in China is doing their part to help this diminishing species–they've created …


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6 Tips for Successful Macro Photography

Macro photography is often casually referred to as “close-up” photography. While it’s probably a safe bet that no one is going to be shunned by their …

Venture Deep Underground in This Breathtaking National Park

With over 400 miles of explored caverns and passages, Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park has plenty to offer the adventurous visitor.<p><b>Location:</b> Kentucky<b><br>Established:</b> July 1, 1941<b><br>Size:</b> 52,830 acres<p>Under a swath of Kentucky hills and hollows is a limestone labyrinth that became the heartland of a …

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Under Kennicott Glacier

Week's Best Space Pictures: Moons Ravaged, Auroras Revel, and Astronauts Return

Saturn's gravity pillages moonlets, a solar storm births auroras, and space explorers come home in the week's best space pictures.


Bottom of the Waterfall - Fall Run Park 1

Rialto Sea Stacks

Solar Storms Threaten Gadgets This Weekend

A pair of solar events has the potential to disrupt power and GPS this Friday and Saturday, according to the U.S. Space Weather Center.<p>Two coronal mass ejections—enormous discharges of plasma—will create magnetic storms when they interact with the earth’s magnetic field. These storms have the …


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