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Earth may have underground 'ocean' three times that on surface

After decades of searching scientists have discovered that a vast reservoir of water, enough to fill the Earth’s oceans three times over, may be trapped hundreds of miles beneath the surface, potentially transforming our understanding of how the planet was formed.<p>The water is locked up in a mineral …

The Week In Drones: Laser Warfare, Paper Planes, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: highlights from the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Police Drones Prepare For The Cup</b><p>In preparation for the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian police used a drone to …

Science Shows Why Peeing In The Pool Is Even Yuckier Than You Thought

In the summertime, when the weather is fine, you may have swimming on your mind. A swimming pool dip can cool you off. But some other bodily functions may produce unhealthy chemical reactions. Urinating in a chlorinated pool can lead to small amounts of chemicals that might irritate your lungs, …

Google Earth Screenshots Reveal Our Planet’s Beautiful, Pattern-Like Designs

If you’ve never spend time virtually globetrotting on Google Earth, make it your next procrastination outlet–it’s usually a lot more awe-inspiring than Facebook. But for those of us who don’t have time for digital travels, there’s Earth Patterns, in which designer Lauren Manning acts as a kind of …

Hidden 'Ocean' Discovered Deep Underground Near Earth's Core

We may have another "ocean" to add to the world map -- only this one is hidden hundreds of miles beneath our planet's surface.<p>A new study suggests that a hidden "ocean" is nestled in the Earth's mantle some 400 miles beneath North America. The hidden reservoir, apparently locked in a blue …

Cracks May Hint at Ancient Ocean on Pluto's Moon Charon

When NASA's New Horizons probe streaks past Pluto, scientists will be looking for cracks in the surface of its biggest moon, Charon, to figure out whether it was ever warm enough to maintain a subsurface ocean.<p>It seems hard to believe, considering that the surface temperature on Pluto and its moons …

A Decade Of Observing Earth From Space Has Given Us These Breathtaking Views

The ESA's Envistat satellite was the largest Earth observation satellite ever built.<p>Since 2002, it has circled the Earth, collecting invaluable information on our environment and the advancing danger of climate change. Contact with Envistat was suddenly lost in April 2012, but the wealth of …

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Holland forward Robin van Persie says 'we could have scored eight' against Spain in 2014 World Cup opener

Manchester United forward in bullish mood after Dutch thrash world champions in re-run of 2010 World Cup final<p>Robin van Persie claimed <b>Holland</b> could have scored “six, seven or eight” goals during a 5-1 humiliation of <b>Spain</b> which left Vicente del Bosque admitting the world champions had been …

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World Cup 2014: Updated Group Standings and Scores Following Day 2 Results

The first shock of the 2014 World Cup headlined Day 2.<p>Spain, the 2010 World Cup champions, entered with the fourth-highest odds to win the tournament, 7-1, according to Odds Shark. In Spain's first match against the Netherlands, it was favored 10-13 to win. But on Friday, the defending champs were …

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