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240-Year-Old Nautical Maps Reveal How Badly We've Screwed Up Florida's Reefs

Old sailor’s tales about the seas being so full of fish you could walk on them, or oysters the size of frisbees, tend to inspire skepticism today, …

A new crack in one of Greenland's largest glaciers has scientists' attention

<b>(CNN) —</b> Something caught Stef Lhermitte's eye last week as he pored over satellite images of Northwest Greenland's Petermann Glacier, one of the largest glaciers in Greenland.<p>"I saw a small line and thought 'that seems new,' " said Lhermitte as he described the discovery he made, almost by …

Global Warming

Where to find dinosaur footprints around Australia

Trying to imagine a time when dinosaurs roamed and ruled the country is not too difficult with some of the best dinosaur footprints in the world …

Could a Volcano Be Waking Up on the Outskirts of Rome?

Italy has some of the most potentially hazardous volcanoes on Earth. The pair of Vesuvius and the Campi Flegrei around the Bay of Naples are a …

Geology

All the world's a self-storage unit: the show unpacking our cluttered lives

Self-storage depots: they line our slip-roads, throng industrial estates, loom up unexpectedly in the middle of cities and populate the no-man’s land where town turns to countryside. But who is filling them – and with what?<p>This was the question Daphna Attias found herself asking when she used a …

University College London

Scientists discover gigantic sea sponge in Hawaii – video

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Zoology

Neanderthals built complex underground structures 175,000 years ago

Neanderthals were already building complex underground structures by firelight, possibly for rituals, 176,500 years ago, says a study that adds to a …

Alberta Wildfires Expected to Double In Size and Burn for Months

The wildfires that began in the Fort McMurray area in Alberta last week are expected to double in size, with officials saying that it could take …

Weather

You Have To Be Insane To Drive Your Car This Close To A Tornado

Tornadoes. When you see a warning about them on the weather channel, it usually advises you to take shelter or get on out of there. But some folks …

Space Photos of the Week: Greenland and the Amazing Technicolor Coastline

Author: Madison KotackMadison Kotack<p>photo<p>05.07.16<p>05:45 am<p>CLICK THROUGH THE gallery to see this week’s helping of the best the universe has to offer. …

Photos

The Extraordinary Iridescent Details of Peacock Feathers Captured Under a Microscope | Colossal

<p>In this series of photographs featuring the delicate details of peacock feathers, photographer Waldo Nell relied on an Olympus BX 53 microscope to …

Photography

Feathers: A Stunning Photographic Love Letter to Evolution’s Masterpiece and Its Astonishing Array of Beauty

Art meets science in a poetic celebration of Earth’s astonishing diversity.<p><i>“Hope is a thing with feathers,”</i> Emily Dickinson wrote, unwitting of how wonderfully this artistic truth conveys a fact of science. More than material for metaphor, feathers are one of evolution’s most hopeful creations — a …

How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work

“Just set one day’s work in front of the last day’s work. That’s the way it comes out. And that’s the only way it does.”<p>Many celebrated writers have championed the creative benefits of keeping a diary, but no one has put the diary to more impressive practical use in the creative process than <b>John</b> …

Astronaut Scott Kelly — Colors of Earth

#ColorsOfEarth Yellow desert. #YearInSpace https://t.co/RuDxqv1Mf1

#ColorsOfEarth Orange sands. #YearInSpace https://t.co/LeEYtTLnDa

In the Underworld: Tasmania's caving history

Tasmania's wild caves are the deepest in the country. They attract cavers and photographers from across the globe. Local historian Nic Haygarth has …

Know Your Clouds: A 1966 Animated Morphology of the Skies

A surprisingly poetic educational film about the ten basic cloud types and their distinct shapes, shades, and altitudes.<p>The grandeur and effortless serenity of clouds never ceases to bowl me over. Their peculiar fusion of levity and shapely definition renders them somehow existentially assuring. …

Inside the Bizarre Genome of the World’s Toughest Animal

Tardigrades are sponges for foreign genes. Does that explain why they are famously indestructible?<p>The toughest animals in the world aren't bulky elephants, or cold-tolerant penguins, or even the famously durable cockroach. Instead, the champions of durability are endearing microscopic creatures …

Biology

25 Years of Archaeological Discovery That Have Rewritten England’s Story

Historic England (formerly English Heritage) has today published a new report illustrating how development-led archaeological discoveries have shed …

Archaeology

What the Hell Caused This California Road to Suddenly Rise Up and Crumble?

A stretch of Vasquez Canyon Road in Santa Clarita has inexplicably lifted upwards over the course of just a few hours. Geologists are stumped.<p>As CBS …

Earth Science

Girl of All Work

Podcast: William Kentridge Hon RA in conversation with Tim Marlow

It’s been a busy year for William Kentridge Hon RA. He has just closed a major solo exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery, has embarked on exhibitions …

Why Coriolanus

YouTube

This Marine Biologist Photographs Rare, Otherworldly Oceanic Creatures

While scientists, explorers, and Google Earth have mapped much of the terrestrial world, the expanses of the sea remain a great mystery. Marine biologist Alexander Semenov, head of the dive team at Moscow State University’s White Sea Biological Station, has dedicated his career not only to closing …

Today we are performing #globe2globe @WorldHamlet to Syrian audiences in Zaatari, the biggest refugee camp in Jordan https://t.co/Os5nrvzSae