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Dan Leader's 4-Hour Baguette

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: You can make baguettes at home -- in 4 hours, from nothing -- and they'll disappear faster than your favorite bakery's.</i><p>Raise your hand if you've always wanted …

Baking

What killed off the giant beasts – climate change or man?

Earth's 'megafauna' vanished as tribes spread. Now palaeontologists are asking if early humans were the cause<p>They were some of the strangest animals to walk the Earth: wombats as big as hippos, sloths larger than bears, four-tusked elephants, and an armadillo that would have dwarfed a VW Beetle. …

Research provides new insight into how the Earth's core was formed

"A complex, multi-stage process."<p>Scientists have long puzzled over just how the core of our planet was formed, and new research out of Stanford University suggests that it could have been a long and complicated process. The research shows that the core could have been formed through a process …

First Evidence Found of a Comet Strike on Earth

Comet exploded 28 million years ago over Egypt, new study suggests.<p><b>Saharan glass and a brooch belonging to King Tut provide the first evidence of a comet directly impacting Earth, a new study claims. The finding may help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the birth of our solar system.</b><p>About …

Another 'Grand Canyon' Discovered Beneath Greenland's Ice

A major feature of the Earth has escaped notice — until now.<p>Scientists reported Thursday that they've discovered a vast canyon, twice as long as the Grand Canyon. It carves a deep scar from the center of the world's largest island out to the coast. And, oh one more detail: It's buried beneath as …

Why One Nation Wants To Turn Its Undersea Volcanoes Into A National Park

Back in 2008, researchers discovered a massive hydrothermal vent system in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, between Greenland and Norway. This is basically a group of enormous undersea volcanoes, more than 7,500 feet underwater, shooting out superheated water in 40-foot plumes of sulfides. They were …

This spiny ‘worm’ had relatives all around the world - Futurity

U. TORONTO (CAN) — The Burgess Shale in Canada is know for its fossils of …

Hubble sees the fireball from a kilonova

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a new kind of stellar blast called a kilonova that’s about 1,000 times brighter than a regular nova.<p>A …

Universe

Supercontinent: how the world is moving together

This year is the 50th anniversary of one of 20th-century science's most important discoveries – the revelation that the land below us is on the move; …

Bob Hardage: Using seismic technologies in oil and gas exploration

Seismic waves, the same type of waves used to study earthquakes, are also used to explore deep underground for reservoirs of oil and natural</i> …

Oil & Gas Industry

Report highlights development threats on Canadian watershed

<i>Posted on behalf of Hannah Hoag.</i><p>Without better governance, a robust science programme and stronger regulations for extractive industries and …

Saturn's Moon Dione May Have An Underground Ocean

A NASA spacecraft has found evidence of geological activity under the surface of the icy moon.<p>A phrase to make your ears perk up: Yet another of Saturn's moons may have "astrobiological potential," NASA scientists have announced. The agency's Cassini spacecraft recently captured evidence that there …

Picturing science: Mapping the moon

Given my recurring Picturing Science posts in this blog, I can't avoid mentioning the new exhibition that has opened at the National Maritime Museum, …

Tropical stalagmites are a climate time capsule - Futurity

GEORGIA TECH / CALTECH (US) — Cave stalagmites collected from Borneo show that the western …

Georgia Tech

New Mars Rock Mystery: What Has Curiosity Discovered Now?

NASA's Curiosity rover is still uncovering new headscratchers for its science team as it finishes up exploration at its second drill site, nicknamed …

UK shale gas reserves may be 'bigger than first thought'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/983000/983313_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524695592_aec575969f48f00a2aa7e51b82470551<p><b>One of the energy firms hoping to exploit the UK's resources of shale gas says it may be sitting on significantly more gas than previously thought.</b><p>UK …

Oil & Gas Industry

Houston's Petrochemical Industry, Source Of Jobs And Smog

Houston's air quality improved dramatically over the past decade, but the city is still short of meeting the latest smog standards. Getting there isn't simply a matter of cracking down more on the petrochemical industry — the city needs to deal with cars on its sprawling roads, and bad air blowing …

Pollution

How the turtle got its unique hard shell

<b>How the turtle shell evolved has puzzled scientists for years, but new research sheds light on how their hard shells were formed.</b><p>Scientists say the ancient fossil skeleton of an extinct South African reptile has helped bridge a 30 to 55-million-year gap.<p>This ancestor of the modern turtle,</i> …

Paleontology

A Hidden Victim of Somali Pirates: Science

Fear of buccaneers opens a vast "data hole" in the Indian Ocean.<p><b>During 32 years of fieldwork in the deserts of Ethiopia, Tim White, the eminent American paleoanthropologist, has brazened through every conceivable obstacle to his research into human origins.</b><p>Flash floods have marooned his vehicles in …

National Geographic Society - National Geographic Society

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Nature

Louisiana's Bayou Is Sinking: Can $50 Billion Save It?

A debate over what to do in the face of rising seas and sinking land<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>When Terry Serigny was growing up in Leeville, Louisiana, in the 1950s, the Mississippi River Delta town was also known as Orange City for its many citrus groves.</b> …

8.3-magnitude earthquake in Sea of Okhotsk, in Russia’s Far East

Emergency agencies in the Far East issued a tsunami warning for Sakhalin and the Kuril islands, but lifted it soon afterwards.<p>A powerful …

Earthquakes

NOAA expects an active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season

I’m not a fan of long-term weather projections. But all of the signs that typically make an Atlantic season active are present in 2013.<p>On average, …

Argentina and Chile order evacuation of Copahue volcano

<b>Chile and Argentina have ordered the evacuation of some 3,000 people living near the Copahue volcano in the south of their shared border.</b><p>The authorities in both countries issued a red alert - the highest possible - saying the Chilean volcano could erupt imminently.<p>The 2,965m (nearly 10,000ft) …

Natural Disasters

May 18 view from space of Pavlof Volcano

Situated in the Aleutian Arc about 1,000 kilometers southwest of Anchorage, Pavlof Volcano began erupting on May 13, 2013.<p>The Alaska Volcano …

Nikon D-series