Brie Roberts

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Top 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2014: Editors' Picks

From a snake virgin birth to a real-life unicorn, 2014 was a banner year for the bizarre. See our editors' picks for weirdest animal stories.

Clouds

Clouds are a complex product of our atmosphere.<p>Clouds form when humid air cools enough for water vapor to condense into droplets or ice crystals. The altitude at which this happens depends on the humidity and the rate at which temperature drops with elevation.<p>Normally, water vapor can only condense …

Landscape Photography

Brain

Learn more about the most complex organ in the human body.<p>Making sense of the brain's mind-boggling complexity isn't easy. What we do know is that it's the organ that makes us human, giving people the capacity for art, language, moral judgments, and rational thought. It's also responsible for each …

Stunning Time-Lapse Reveals Auroras and Earth From Space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst made the video from International Space Station.<p>As if Santa attached a GoPro camera to his sleigh, a new video reveals the Earth as few have seen it.<p>Published this week, the time-lapse shows stunning views of the Earth, sunrises, clouds, lightning, auroras, stars, and the …

The Surprising Ways That Chickens Changed the World

Civilization was powered by the humble chicken, says author.<p>For most of us, the word "chicken" spells a cold, clammy slab of plastic-wrapped white meat plucked out of the refrigerated section of our local supermarket. But in the ancient world, and in many cultures today, chickens had deep religious …

What holiday lights look like from space

Changes in light patterns during Christmas in the United States and the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the Middle East are visible from …

Space Travel

Behind The Scenes Of That Awesome Portal Trick Shot Video

Now you're thinking with Portals<p>There's an epic video making its viral way around the Internet this week, featuring two guys in lab coats doing incredible trick shots using a basketball and a Portal gun.<p>The video was made by Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer at Corridor Digital, and it looks amazing. …

How many stars can you see?

It takes up to 30 minutes for your eyes to adapt to the dark. And a country location is best. Then, on a clear night with no moon … how many …

Astronomy