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Surge in Oklahoma Earthquakes Linked to Oil and Gas Waste Wells

Environment<p>Oklahoma geologists have documented strong links between increased seismic activity in the state and the injection into the ground of wastewater from oil and gas production, a state agency said on Tuesday. Currently, Oklahoma is recording 2-1/2 earthquakes daily of a magnitude 3 or …

Wastewater

A Drone Butterfly Army Takes Flight

Festo's eMotionButterflies use infrared cameras to fly like real bugs.<p>A swarm of remote-controlled butterflies could very well be the drone army of the future, if German industrial control and automation company, Festo, has anything to say about it. Revealed yesterday, eMotionButterflies are …

Former NFL first-round pick Lawrence Phillips suspected of jail killing

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison, officials said on Monday.<p>Phillips’ cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison was found lifeless early Saturday and later pronounced dead, prison spokesman Lt Marshall Denning said in a …

Brazilian Street Art Turns Up In The Most Unexpected Place: Kelburn Castle In Scotland

Source: One360<p>Scotland’s oldest castle is the last place you’d expect to find a massive urban mural. And that’s the point. In an effort to transport …

All-Terrain "Nimbus" E-Car Concept is Eco-Friendly with On-Board Wi-Fi

Those looking for an all-terrain vehicle but concerned about their environmental impact will appreciate the Nimbus e-Car. The concept, created by artist and designer Eduardo Galvani, is an electric minibus that seats up to five. It features a full panoramic glass windshield and offers fantastic …

The World's Greenest Ski Resorts

There are a lot of misconceptions about the way ski resorts are portrayed in the environment. Ski resorts are often used as scapegoats-said to be the epitome of mankind's excess, the straw that broke the environment-camel's back. But how true is that statement?<p>There are a lot of misconceptions …

Whistler, BC

Say Hello To This Awesome Two-Year-Old DJ Going Viral

<b>Listen to Evolution on iHeartRadio</b><p>DJ AJ is South Africa's youngest DJ (and probably the world's youngest DJ for that matter), at only two years old. …

Two old people joke

Dwight Freeney is suing Bank of America for $20 million

The lawsuit is connected to a former business associate who defrauded Freeney of millions.<p>Former Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers …

After Her Fiancé Left Her At The Altar, This Bride Took The World's Best Photo Shoot

Weddings

Italy's Epic Treehouse Apartments Fulfill Everyone's Childhood Dreams

Treehouses used to be total kid territory, but now adults are taking them over in the coolest housing trend around.<p>The best example we've seen of these "adult" treehouse apartments is in Turin, Italy, where one apartment building stands out like a <i>green</i> thumb. Designed by architect Luciano Pia, the …

Italy

Why We Melt at Puppy Pictures

Cute babies elicit caregiving behavior in humans—but why do we have the same response to the cute young of other species?<p>Things were great at home. Everyone was getting enough sleep, cleaning all the laundry and dishes, and keeping up with homework. So it seemed like the obvious time to upend it …

Cute

Photo // @jimmy_chin @realwillgadd climbing through a rarely formed ice tunnel in the Ghost River Wilderness outside Calgary, Alberta. A typical day w Will is rarely a typical day. You never know where you'll end up. #explorealberta @thephotosociety

Pictures of the Week 4.10.15

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and …

Lake Michigan

Where Did That Giant Russian Fireball Come From?

Blast traced to a nearby asteroid<p>Scientists have pinpointed the origins of the meteorite, Annama, that streaked across the Russian sky last April in a beautiful fireball. The path the meteorite took to earth strongly resembles that of a large asteroid, 2014 UR116, which is over 1,300 feet in …

New Light on Our Accelerating Universe --"Not as Fast as We Thought"

The team, led by UA astronomer Peter A. Milne, discovered that type Ia supernovae, which have been considered so uniform that cosmologists have used …

'Hubble' – One Word Says It All

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is more than just a famous telescope. It is a household word, known to people of all walks of life, of all ages, and …

The Internet Can't Decide if This Cat Is Going Up or Down the Stairs

People on the Internet are discussing whether a cat is going up or down the stairs in this photo.<p>This week’s debate seems to have been started by a …

Sea Horse Optical Illusion

Hello everyone! Friday is here! YAYY! How many of you are now glancing at the clock and counting down the hours! Believe us, we are too because it …

Have you ever seen anything like this? An immensity of dunes that are cut by green and blue lakes that give it the appearance of large sheets. This amazing place called Lençóis Maranhenses (sheets of Maranhão) has features dunes like this for 70 km along the Maranhão coast. It is located in northeastern Brazil. In 483 days the @rio2016 Olympic Summer Games will be held and the magic of the games will showcase Rio de Janeiro and shine a light on the country to the world. Get ready! ©Stock photos from Brazilian Tourism Ministry #olympics #rio2016 #lencoismaranhenses