Shana Marie Therese

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7 adorable animals imperiled by the Keystone XL pipeline

In its deliberations over the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department is taking flak not just from picket-sign-wielding environmentalists, but …

U.S. Dept. of State

These surprisingly beautiful paintings are made from coal sludge

The painting above was made with paint that came from a much, much uglier source: the “highly acidic high iron content” run-off from abandoned mines …

Painting

These photos of red lightning are unsettling yet cool

What’s that saying? “Red sky in morning, sailors take warning”? Or was it “Go, greased lightning”?! I guess if you combine the two, you get these …

U.S. Air Force

Newly discovered worm is basically a walking waterbed that spits glue

Every time a new species is discovered, we think “wow, how amazing is it that these peculiar creatures have been out there all this time and nobody …

Zoology

Revolutionary "Superman" Memory Crystals Can Store Data Virtually Forever

While most of us are just getting used to the idea of 3D printing, scientists are already working on technological marvels that operate two …

Science Fiction Movies

Is missing ‘partial’ neutrino a boson in disguise?

A particle proposed 50 years ago may be masquerading as a fraction of a neutrino. If so, it could help to explain the origins of dark matter, the …

Disabled duck gets new foot thanks to 3D printing

So far, from what I’ve seen, the greatest purpose of 3D printing is making spare parts for birds. First there was the injured bald eagle with the …

17 Cartoon Characters Drawn As Adults

It's probably been a while since you've checked in on your friends Tommy, Chuckie, Doug, Arnold, Helga, Arthur, Pepper Ann, Edd, and Ms. Frizzle. Don't worry though, they're all doing OK. In fact, they're all looking great these days.

Voyager 1 Entered Weird Region In Space Last Summer

New papers describe an unexpected boundary region at the edge of the influence of the Sun.<p>Voyager 1 entered a strange and unexpected part of space within the solar system last August, scientists announced in three papers published yesterday.<p>A few different effects mark the area, which astronomers …

The Week In Numbers: The Most Expensive Experiment Ever, 700,000-Year-Old DNA, And More

<b>233 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the temperature at which NASA sterilized the Viking landers before they went to Mars (turns out that was probably unnecessary—if Earth microorganisms could survive on Mars, they're probably already living there…)<p><b>€13 billion to €16 billion</b>: the cost of the International …

Stroke, Stroke, Stroke — The Atlantic Ocean's Dazzling Oarsmen

At night, in the ocean, they look like little Broadway billboards with dazzling trills of rainbow colored light. They have eight little runways on their bodies for light display. What are they?<p>They're called comb jellies. They're not jellyfish. They don't pulse like jellies. They seem to hang. You …

Shuttle Atlantis Lands For Good At Kennedy Space Center

Visitors to the new Atlantis exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center walk into the building under a big orange external fuel tank like the one the shuttle rode into space.<p>The tank's a replica — but the shuttle inside is the real deal.<p>People who worked on the shuttle program, like retired technician Tom …