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Independent Pup Has Her Own Bus Pass so She Can Go to the Park

Can you think of anything better than witnessing a smart, independent pup who knows exactly what she's doing and where she's going on your Monday …

Watch a Rare Drone Video of a Blue Whale Feeding

Blue whales are picky eaters. It’s not because they’re finicky about flavors; it's the meal's size that matters. The ocean giants eschew small, …

Whales

An Extremely Happy Golden Retriever Plays Fetch With a Puck on the Ice Before an NHL Game

When the dog wants to play catch with the puck on the ice at Verizon Center, you play catch with the dog on the ice at Verizon Center. ???? …

Retrievers

First fluorescent frog in the world found in South America

Scientists found the first fluorescent frog in the world – by accident – in South America. Researchers at Buenos Aires’ Bernardino Rivadavia Natural …

Jupiter's South Pole Swirls with Cyclones in Stunning NASA Photo

The JunoCam instrument on NASA's Juno spacecraft, circles the huge planet sending massive amounts of data back to Earth for scientific study.<p>The …

World’s First Semisynthetic Organism Created: Scientists Expand Life’s Genetic Code To Include Two Artificial DNA Bases

All DNA-based life forms on Earth contain, at their core, a genetic code made up of four bases — adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), cytosine (C). …

Before photographs, these amazing illustrations showed us what deep space looks like

Meet Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, the French dilettante artist who gave us Jupiter<p>In the 19th century, science was still an amateur’s game. Any …

Probable mud cracks on Mars point to planet's wet past

Everyone knows what mud cracks look like. You might see them in the dirt as the ground dries after a rain, or along a river bank. NASA's Curiosity rover found a patch of ground on Mars that matches that look. NASA describes the scene found at the lower region of Mount Sharp as "slabs of rock …

Mesmerizing GIFs Illustrate the Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery — All Done Without Screws, Nails, or Glue

Traditional Japanese carpentry, whether used to build a dinner table or the entire house containing it, doesn't use screws, nails, adhesives, or any …

Carpentry

Off-grid UFO home is completely powered by wind, water and sun

UFOs could soon be spotted floating on the ocean as cool sustainable homes. Italian boating company Jet Capsule designed what may be the most stylish …

Off-grid

Enough with the vertical farming fantasies: There are still too many unanswered questions about the trendy practice

In addition to not feeding the masses, vertical farming could have grave environmental and economic consequences<p>Stan Cox<p>February 17, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Five-plus years after the publication of Dickson Despommier's book <i>The Vertical Farm: Feeding Ourselves</i> …

This Mad Genius Built His Own ‘Star Wars’ Lightsaber And It Runs On Alcohol

From the genius who built a Thor’s hammer that only he could lift, comes a real-life lightsaber, blue light and all, that’s essentially a flamethrower that runs on–you guessed it–alcohol.<p>The video above introduces Allen Pan lighting a cigarette using the lightsaber, so you just know that this …

Prepare to see Sara Sampaio give the sexiest geology lesson of all time!

Science class never looked SO good.<p>When we took two-time SI Swimsuit model <b>Sara Sampaio</b> down Route 66 to shoot her 2015 spread, we knew the Portuguese …

Wikipedia At 15: The Struggle To Attract Non-Techy Geeks

For more than a quarter of people around the world, for as long as they've been alive, there's always been Wikipedia. This week, the online crowd-sourced encyclopedia turns 15.<p>It's come a long way: With some 35 million articles, Wikipedia speaks hundreds of languages and cites 80,000 volunteers …

Wikipedia

The Crazy, Brilliant Plan For A Huge Hydropower Plant In South America’s Driest Desert

The new plant, called the Mirror of Tarapaca, will generate solar power during the day and use that to suck seawater up a tunnel to a top of a …

Australian Geologists Have Found a Meteorite That's Older Than Earth

Weird things happen in the outback.<p>A meteorite fragment believed to be older than Earth itself has been discovered in Australia, and it almost washed …

Meteorites

Why the NHL is getting involved in climate-change efforts

I was reading a random article last month about the goings-ons at the historic climate change conference in Paris when my eyes stumbled across what appeared to be a fish-out-of-water participant - the National Hockey League. The piece mentioned that an NHL vice president for corporate social …

This Is How The Controversial Princess Leia Bikini Craze Started

Men and women alike have been trying to recreate Princess Leia's iconic metal bikini for decades now. If you've ever been to a Comic-Con or even just …

Amazing Jupiter Video Shows Slowing Shrinkage of the Great Red Spot

Jupiter's trademark Great Red Spot may be shrinking, but it's not going down without a fight.<p>Amazing new maps of the Jupiter by the Hubble Space …

Pluto's Geology Is Unlike Any Other

Take a pinch of Mars, a sprinkle of Saturn’s moon Iapetus and a dash of Neptune’s moon Triton—and the recipe will yield something like Pluto.<p>The …

Newlyweds Surprise Family And Friends With Enchanting First Dance

They do say that love and magic are often intertwined, but this bride and groom take the premise to a whole other level. Known for his appearances on …

Uber pledges to improve vetting of drivers after Dallas sexual assault

Uber has pledged to improve its vetting procedures after admitting that a man arrested in Dallas on suspicion of sexually assaulting a passenger was granted approval to drive for the company by mistake.<p>Talal Ali Chammout was arrested on 29 July, accused of attacking a woman inside her home. Court …

The Satellite That Took This Incredible Photo Almost Didn’t Leave Earth

• Author: Nick Stockton. Nick Stockton Science<br>• Date of Publication: 08.10.15. 08.10.15<br>• Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>If you were a satellite, …

A 300 Year Old Mystery Solved: Why Saturn's Moon Iapetus Is Half-Light, Half-Dark

In 1671, the famed astronomer Giovanni Cassini was observing Saturn when he found a new, faint moon orbiting it along its western side. As he attempted to follow its orbit, however, he found something incredibly unusual: the moon was completely invisible when it ought to have been along Saturn’s …

Astronomy

New species of dinosaur, the regaliceratops, discovered in Canada

Nicknamed Hellboy, the dinosaur had short horns over the eyes and a long nose horn, the opposite of the features sported by its close relative triceratops<p>When fossil experts first clapped eyes on the skull, it was clearly from a strange, horned dinosaur. When they noticed how stunted the bony horns …

Indian worker sacked after going on leave for 24 years

An Indian public official has been sacked for taking leave 24 years ago and never returning to his desk in the country’s notoriously work-shy bureaucracy, the urban development ministry said.<p>Assistant executive engineer A.K Verma went on leave in 1990 after joining India’s central public works …

Urban Development