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At 4.4 Billion Years Old, Oz Crystals Confirmed As World's Oldest

Scientists have used a powerful new technique to prove that some tiny crystals found in Western Australia are indeed the oldest known materials formed on Earth.<p>Back in 2001, scientists reported that one of the zircon crystals was about 4.4 billion years old — so old that not everyone believed …

Watch the Great Lakes Freeze Over

You can measure a winter in many ways: temperature records, snow cover, even travel delays. But to truly see how frigid this winter has been—at least …

5 Alternate Versions of Batman That Would Make Amazing Games

Miraculously, we live in an age where there are <i>good</i> Batman games (the Arkham series, in case you're the only person in the world super into Batman …

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Sochi 2014: 10 stunning mountain backdrops at the Olympics – in pictures

The Rosa Khutor alpine ski resort has provided a stunning backdrop to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Here are our favourite photos from the past two weeks in which the beautiful scenery steals the show

Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Shooting Raw

You’ve seen it on the spec sheets for cameras you considered purchasing, you’ve read about it on one photography blog after another, and you’ve heard …