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Calvin & Hobbes nursery, complete with a fort for sleeping

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Newly Declassified Map Reveals Area 51 Exists

A government document confirms the existence of the site. But there's no mention of spaceships.<p><b>Until Thursday, the U.S. government had never publicly acknowledged the existence of Area 51—a remote spot in the Nevada desert that has long been associated with conspiracy theories, alien sightings, and</b> …

Musk's Hyperloop Plan Draws Praise, Skepticism

Is 'fifth mode' of transportation just hype?<p><b>Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk on Monday unveiled his long-awaited plans for a potentially revolutionary "fifth mode" of transportation. Dubbed the Hyperloop, the new mode of transport would complement planes, trains, cars, and boats as a means of …

Franz Josef Land Expedition: The Underwater Colors of the Arctic

Wildlife<p><i>National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala is setting off to explore Franz Josef Land, one of the most remote archipelagos in the world, only 900 km from the North Pole. Home to polar bears, whales, seals and more, the team will investigate how global warming may be affecting this</i> …

7 Demonic Creatures: Thorny Devil, Satanic Gecko, More

<b>For some diabolical-looking animals, “you look like hell” may not be so much of an insult.</b><p>From birds to beetles to snakes, nature has a lot of devilishly creepy creatures—including the recently discovered “demon” ants named for gods of the Maya underworld. Here’s a roundup of animals that would …

Can an Ice Wall Stop Radioactive Water Leaks from Fukushima?

Efforts to contain an ever-growing volume of contaminated water at the crippled nuclear plant have failed. Experts say a frozen barrier might be the solution.<p><b>As contaminated groundwater continues to flow from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant into the Pacific Ocean, the Japanese government</b> …