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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 …

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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

An asteroid big enough to destroy a city strikes the Earth every 100 years. Our strategy for preventing disaster? Blind luck. This film was made by the California-based B612 Foundation, which promotes strategies to protect the Earth from asteroid strikes. It says there is evidence of 26 explosions …

Creation by Adam Rutherford

Written by a geneticist and shortlisted for the 2014 Wellcome Trust Book Prize, Creation is a fascinating exploration of the origin and the future of life on Earth.<p>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 …

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?

On Thursday, researchers announced the discovery of Kepler-186f, an Earth-like exoplanet orbiting in a “habitable zone.” Could this bring us closer …

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 …