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Photographer's haunting deep-sea images reveal rare, odd creatures

Just when you thought you'd seen all the weird creatures of this good Earth, somebody like Solvin Zankl dives down deep into the Atlantic Ocean and stuns you again.<p>Zankl, a marine biologist and photographer, took the above images in the deep waters off Cape Verde in the North Atlantic …

U.S.'s Longest Cat-Proof Fence Protects Endangered Birds

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park makes a bold conservation move.<p>A five-mile-long fence was recently completed in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park to protect the federally endangered Hawaiian petrel from feral cats. It’s the longest cat-proof fence constructed in the U.S.<p>The petrel, or ‘ua‘u in …

Birds

National Geographic makes hazardous journey to ‘MARS’ in new miniseries

<i>Editor’s note: This review is spoiler-free.</i><p>For those who want to adventure on the first manned voyage to Mars, be prepared to be sick. The myriad …

Space Exploration

Digital Life aims to make a 3D scan of every animal species on Earth

A recent study suggested that the total number of unique species that call Earth home may be as mind-bogglingly high as 1 trillion. Granted, the vast …

Mimicking nature turns sewage into biocrude oil in minutes

Biofuels are often touted as an alternative to fossil fuels, but many depend on raw materials that would quickly become scarce if production were …

Great Wallpaper Resources to Keep Your Desktop and Phone Home Screen Fresh

We spend hours looking at our computer and smartphone screens on a daily basis, so why not make them a little prettier? A great background or …

Digital Art

Evidence of Unknown Human Species Found in DNA of Melanesians

Scientists found traces of a previously unknown, long-extinct human species hidden in the DNA of today’s Melanesians. Melanesia is an area in the …

Anthropology

How Many Planets are There in the Galaxy?

On a clear night, and when light pollution isn’t a serious factor, looking up at the sky is a breathtaking experience. On occasions like these, it is …

Universe

Inspired by nature: the thrilling new science that could transform medicine

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

How to Retire at 40

Three early retirees tell their story of living on 4 percent or less.<p>By Ben Steverman | September 29, 2016<p>From<p>The “4 percent rule” is a bedrock of …

Retirement

3 Hacks to Stop Procrastination

Procrastination can be our worst enemy, yet it's one we struggle with regularly. In today's digital age—with screens always at our fingertips and …

Winners of The 2016 EPSON International Panorama Photography Competition

The annual <b>Epson Pano Awards</b> is an international competition recognizing the art and craft of panorama photography. Advances in digital photography …