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Venus will be the brightest, Jupiter is also extremely bright, and Mercury is much dimmer. Read more about the dance of planets and how to spot them here: http://bit.ly/14yEJio

40 Cats Who Are Awful At Hide-And-Seek

Cats are known for being stealth, but these pictures suggest otherwise. We expect this of dogs — but cats?? FOR SHAME.

Pets

Bright Ideas for Incandescent Bulbs

The incandescent bulbs that shone so merrily in the Queen's palaces all her life and yours, Dear Reader, is going to be phased out by the federal …

WHO says new coronavirus may be passed person to person

<b>The World Health Organization says it appears likely that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) can be passed between people in close contact.</b><p>This comes after the French health ministry confirmed a second man had contracted the virus in a possible case of human-to-human transmission.<p>Two more people in Saudi …

'Dramatic decline' warning for plants and animals

<b>More than half of common plant species and a third of animals could see a serious decline in their habitat range because of climate change.</b><p>New research suggests that biodiversity around the globe will be significantly impacted if temperatures rise more than 2C.<p>But the scientists say that the losses …

Red and white vapor clouds floated over the Marshall Islands as part of NASA’s Equatorial Vortex Experiment (EVEX), earlier this week. Scientists used these clouds to observe the neutral winds in the ionosphere. http://bit.ly/17RXAXl

Fluorescent Dye Boosts Solar Cell Efficiency by a Whopping 38 Percent

Yale researchers recently discovered a way to boost the efficiency of solar cells by a whopping 38 percent by coating them with a fluorescent dye. …

Clean Energy

The most controversial chart in history, explained

Back in 1998, a little-known climate scientist named Michael Mann and two colleagues published a paper [PDF] that sought to reconstruct the planet’s …

Siberian Crater Lake Reveals How 400PPM Carbon Levels Affect the Arctic

A crater lake in northeast Siberia is giving researchers a much better idea of how the world’s polar regions may change due to the increased …

Scientists Discover Methods of Harvesting Electricity from Plants

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>When it comes to capturing solar energy, plants are first in their class. Able to function at nearly 100 percent quantum …

Clean Energy

Google's New Timelapse Shows How Much Our Planet Has Changed in Past 30 Years

Google’s amazing new Timelapse may be the closest thing to a time machine that we’ve seen yet. Forget waiting for Doc to fix the time-traveling …

Time-lapse Photography

Nature Blows My Mind! The 6 Longest Bird Migrations

This winter I've been watching the many interesting species of birds that use the Pacific Flyway to make their seasonal migration. In fact, it's been …

Nature

Ecinoderm Anuses