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#OTD in 1962, cosmonaut Gherman Titov, right, meets astronaut John Glenn, & JFK:   http://t.co/jZLFvErNZI

Ingo Arndt's Amazing Book Reveals the Wonderful World of Animal Architecture

National Geographic photographer Ingo Arndt's new book Animal Architecture shows how animals and insects from around the world build intricate …

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Stunning Yet Eerie Photos Show 'Ground Zero' Of Chernobyl Years After The Nuclear Disaster

An explosion and subsequent fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine released radioactive materials into the atmosphere, resulting in the most expensive and deadliest nuclear disaster in history.<p>In 2009, Timm Suess visited what he calls "ground zero of the 1986 accident," the …

Astronomer Claims We'll Find Alien Life By Year 2,100

<i>And it will probably not look like that.</i><p>A senior astronomer at the SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute insists humanity will …

Massive Iceberg 10X the Size of Manhattan Breaks Off Antarctic Glacier

A few months ago Inhabitat reported that an iceberg 10 times the size of Manhattan broke away from the Antarctic into Pine Island Bay. Now that …

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Planet Earth comes under fire from asteroids – video animation

Many explosions stronger than Hiroshima bomb but most occur too high above ground to cause serious damage<p>Published: 22 Apr 2014<p>Space agency tells SXSW how it’s using crowdsourcing and prizes to protect the planet. By <b>Stuart Dredge</b><p>Published: 10 Mar 2014<p>Space rock to pass by Earth 2.1m miles away, but …

Creation - Review

Have you ever been so captivated by a book that when it ended, you were jolted back into reality -- and that reality was a weak imitation of the rich and exciting world captured on the page? That happens to many people when they read fiction, but has it ever happened to you when reading a work of …

Watch London's historic skylines change – in pictures

Through fire and war, the skyline of London has morphed constantly over the centuries. As 230 towers prepare to trample into town, take a look back at an evolving city

‘Silent Storms’, A Short Film Capturing The Gorgeous Geomagnetic Storms of the Scandinavian Night Sky

“Silent Storms“, a breathtaking short film by Norwegian photographer Ole C. Salmonsen, captures the stunning geomagnetic storms that occur in the …

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Nobody Lives Here

Nik Freeman made a map of the United States based on census data from 2010. The green parts are census blocks in which nobody lives. Keep in mind …

What Does the Discovery of “Another Earth” Mean for Us?

Not so terribly long ago, the only planets we knew about for certain orbited our Sun. Within the last 20 years, though, astronomers have identified …

Colour-tinted photographs of North America – in pictures

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Rockies to the Tropic of Cancer, the North American landscape is immense and diverse. Lakes as great as seas, forests towering to the sky, windswept plains, sweltering deserts, tumbling waterfalls, marshy swamps, rushing rivers, a legendary canyon … the …