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Warm Weather Leads to Jellyfish Boom in UK

Rise in temperatures has led to a jellyfish boom along the British coastline, a new study found. Researchers are advising people not to touch these …

How to Forecast Weather Without Gadgets

| <b>source:</b> Jan 15th, 2012<p>Yup, you guessed right: witchcraft.<br>And just your luck–in this day and age, you wonâ??t be burned at the stake!<p>JUST kidding… …

What Makes Rain Smell So Good?

A mixture of plant oils, bacterial spores and ozone is responsible for the powerful scent of fresh rain. Image via Wikimedia Commons/Juni<p>Step outside …

Balmy Arctic Weather Just Shrunk Sweden’s Highest Peak by 13 Feet

Most of us have seen at least one extreme weather event in our lives. But no matter how things look from the ground, these events look drastically …

Weather

How Much Does a Cloud Weigh?

Reader Jane wrote in to note that clouds look so nice and fluffy and lighter-than-air, so they certainly can’t weigh much. Right?<p>When Peggy LeMone …

Sweden Getting World’s First Pirate-Friendly ISP

The new pirate political party in Sweden, which takes a stern anti-copyright stance, and helps out torrent-sharer Pirate Bay, now plans to launch the world’s first “pirate ISP.” It’ll be anonymized, safe, and feed funds to the party itself.<p>The new pirate political party in Sweden, which takes a …

ISPs

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Mummy Teeth Record Climate Data

LYON, FRANCE--Times of drought in ancient Egypt left their mark on the enamel of mummy teeth, according to a new study conducted by geochemist …

Archaeology

A stunning tree-house community built in Costa Rica

Sometimes when you visit a place you like so much that you actually fall in love with it and wish to never leave the area. It’s exactly what happened …

#Modern tree house courtesy of @ArchDigest #architecture #design

Underwater Hotels: Five Things You Need To Know (PHOTOS)

Underwater hotels have been the talk of extreme vacationing for a few years now, with new visions of aquatic resorts surfacing each year.<p>From the Poseidon Undersea Resort in Fiji to the Discus Hotel in Dubai, these proposed hotels-of-the-future would allow travelers to sleep in the sea, and offer …

30 Places You'd Rather Be Sitting Right Now

Anywhere but here.

Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture doesn't stop with the terrain: http://bit.ly/XFyneI from Dwell