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New Record for Coldest Place on Earth, in Antarctica

Scientists measure lowest temperature on Earth via satellites.<p><b>If you think this winter is cold, be glad you're not in Antarctica.</b><p><b>Using new satellite data, scientists have measured the most frigid temperature ever recorded on the continent's eastern highlands: about -136°F (-93°C)—colder than dry</b> …

Many Earth-Like Planets Have Climates Too Hot for Life

There may be fewer habitable planets circling nearby stars than has been thought.<p><b>An alien planet climate analysis cuts nearly in half the estimated number of habitable planets in our galaxy, scientists reported on Wednesday.</b><p><b>The findings arise from a new 3-D computer model that reveals the climates</b> …

Scientists Plan for Grand Experiment in the Colorado River Delta

Once written off as dying of thirst and beyond revival, the delta of the Colorado River is slated to get a rejuvenating flood that for scientists offers a unique opportunity: the chance to study how plants, trees, birds, fisheries, and the vast delta ecosystem as a whole respond to an experimental …

Adventure Science Scouting in Africa: Top 10 Photos

Wildlife<p><i>National Geographic Emerging Explorer Gregg Treinish founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a nonprofit organization connecting outdoor adventurers with scientists in need of data from the field. He also organizes his own expeditions, contributing to research on wildlife-human</i> …

Unraveling the Mysterious Impacts of Lightning on the Human Body

Scientists in South Africa also hope to improve safety education in the "lightning capital of the world."<p><b>In the self-proclaimed lightning capital of the world, Johannesburg, South African researchers are conducting experiments to understand how the human body reacts to a lightning strike. Their</b> …

The Entrancing and Surreal Self-Portraiture of Kyle Thompson

There are selfies, and then there are self-portraits. Make no mistake, these are two very different things, in the same way that a photograph …

A Coffee Maker That Looks Like It Comes From A Chemistry Lab

The Café Balāo is a coffee maker that’d look right at home in chemistry class, but it’s simple enough for anyone to use.<p>Perhaps it’s the late nights at the lab, or just the fact that the ubiquitous glassware is so well suited for double duty brewing up a cup of joe, but chemistry and coffee have …

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Rare Temperature Inversion Creates River of Clouds Inside the Grand Canyon | Colossal

<p>Last week on November 29th the Grand Canyon experienced a rare temperature inversion where cool air began to rise from the bottom of the canyon and …

One Man's Extraordinary Encounter With Mountain Gorillas

Every year thousands of tourists travel to Bwindi National Park in Uganda to catch the merest glimpse of the wild mountain gorillas. But on his visit …

Google 'spins invisible web' with user data, Dutch watchdog says

Google's practice of combining user data from its different services without user consent violates Dutch data protection law, the country's privacy watchdog said Thursday.<p>A 2012 overhaul of Google's privacy policy gave the company the right to "combine personal information" across multiple …

Aww-Worthy Photos of Tiny Animals on Fingers

<i>Tiny Animals on Fingers</i> is a Flickr set curated by Specklet that delivers exactly what you'd expect–adorable pint-sized creatures resting on mere fingertips. While the diverse breeds of species differ in proportions and physical appearance, they share their tiny stature. These little guys featured …

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The Fibonacci Sequence

The Fibonacci Sequence: Nature's Code

The magic of Fibonacci numbers | Arthur Benjamin

Doodling in Math: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant [1 of 3]

Curvaceous Fibonacci Tree House is a Lofty Eco Retreat for Kids & Adults Alike

Blue Forest's Fibonacci Tree House is inspired by the spiraling Fibonacci sequence that is found so often in nature. The UK design build firm created …

Malaria: Is crossbreeding a game changer?

Many of the assumptions that inform current thinking about mosquito genetics may be wrong, according to new research that shows two genetically …

Comet ISON reappears in new NASA images, scientists say nucleus 'may still be intact'

Despite earlier evidence that comet ISON had burned up and disintegrated during a close encounter with the sun, NASA now believes the comet may have survived the heat. New imagery captured last night shows material from the comet heading up and away from the sun, and scientists believe a small …

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Where's The Best Of What's New?

<b>We're still adapting our Best of What's New pages from prior to 2014--thanks for your patience!</b><p><b>Until then, take a look at our 2014 BOWN winners.</b>

Tracking the radioactive poison that killed a Russian secret service defector

In 2006, Russian FSB (formerly KGB) defector Alexander Litvinenko was the victim of a rare and frightening poison: a tiny speck of polonium-210, delivered in a cup of tea, was enough to destroy his body from the inside out. On Medium, Will Storr follows the story of Litvinenko's death, from his …

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New Ornate Insects Drawn by Alex Konahin | Colossal

<p>Latvia-based graphic artist and illustrator Alex Konahin (previously) recently completed work on a new series of ornate insect drawings titled …

14 Literary Posters That Turn Famous Authors' Words Into Art

Who doesn't love a good literature-meets-graphic-design project?<p>We came across the work of Obvious State's Evan Robertson last year when he debuted his series of clever literary posters based on the words of authors like Ernest Hemingway and Kurt Vonnegut. Turning pithy quotes into whimsical works …

Photographer Captures the Uplifting Story of His Premature Son’s First Year of Life

A few commenters have on occasion joked that we need to add a “tenuous links to photography” category for those stories where, strictly speaking, …