Debra Longley

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10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Check out these mammatus clouds

Mammatus clouds can appear ominous. But, in a way that’s so common in nature, their dangerous aspect goes hand in hand with a magnificent …

Arcturus cuts through galaxy’s disk

Arcturus, a red giant, looks orange to the eye. It’s the brightest star on the northern half of Earth’s sky dome.<p>The star Arcturus is especially …

Why is West Antarctic ice sheet in irreversible decline?

New studies say that part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is now undergoing an “irreversible” decline. The science behind the news, from NASA<p>The …

You have one day left to watch the 'Space Oddity' music video shot in space

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's rendition of "Space Oddity," an astronomically popular music video shot in the International Space Station, is going offline today. According to a tweet by Hadfield, the song was posted under a year-long license from David Bowie's publishers, and it expires …

The Women Who Removed Birds From People's Hats

<b>A feather in a woman’s hair</b>, or on a hat, might not turn heads today. But a whole dead bird pinned to somebody’s head probably would. Not so 150 years ago, when wearable taxidermy was fashionable. In fact, birds on hats were so popular that they contributed to the decline of several species like …

What’s Seeping on Mars? Recurring Slope Lineae

RSL follow the sun in crater on Melas Chasm floor<p>Sequence of 8 images showing RSL forming first on the north-facing slope (bottom), then switching to …

Everytime I See You

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican …