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Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

Space Exploration

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

New Mexico

Winners of Nikon's 2015 Small World Contest Reveal the Microscopic Beauty of Our World

The winners and honourably-mentioned images were recently announced for Nikon's 2015 Small World Photomicrography Competition. Submissions were collected from professionals and amateurs alike; the contest is open to anyone with a passion for microscopy and photography. With a rich pool of …

New South Wales

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Eiffel Tower

Japanese Bonsai Tree Takes a 10-Year Journey Around the Globe

Conceptual artist Azuma Makoto pushes the boundaries of traditional Japanese flower arrangement, taking his plant and flower designs to entirely new levels. Makoto's 10-year project <i>Shiki: Landscape and Beyond,</i> captures the journey of a Japanese white pine bonsai tree around (and above) the globe. …

Art

Radiologic Technology News

Photo Friday: Find Photography Inspiration in The Shot

Every Wednesday for a little over a year now, we’ve been releasing The Shot, a magazine about all things photography inspiration curated by Flipboard’s photo editors, Steve Fine and Gary Hershorn. Besides the practical gear roundups and tutorials, what makes The Shot so essential is the spotlight …

The 'poetic mystery' of the world's leading dancers - CNN Style

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The Basics of Shooting Better Cityscape Photos

Cityscapes in many ways are similar to landscapes, but instead can combine lots of geometrical shapes and can be a bigger problem when it comes to …

Have Fun With Prints: DIY Project Roundup!

Photo albums/picture frames are fantastic. Really, we love ’em.<p>But we also love finding new and imaginative ways for you to show off your amazing …

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

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 lack of artificial light …

Creative Courage for Young Hearts: 15 Emboldening Picture Books Celebrating the Lives of Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Jane Goodall, Julia Child, Pablo Neruda, Marie Curie, E.E. Cummings, Albert Einstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Frida Kahlo, and more.<p>Margaret Mead extolled the value of “spiritual and mental ancestors” in how we form our identity — those people to whom we aren’t related but whose …

Scientists Probe Puppy Love

It's a question that bedevils dog owners the world over: "Is she staring at me because she loves me? Or because she wants another biscuit?"<p>Research published Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i> suggests that love (or something close) could be behind that stare. The work shows that when dogs and their …

Pets

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Coachella 2015, day one – in pictures

Despite blistering heat, there was plenty of fun on the first day of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, including excellent sets from Azaelia Banks, Charles Bradley, Alabama Shakes and AC/DC

Festivals

6 of the Most Essential but Underused Camera Features

If you are just getting started in photography, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find these six often overlooked features in the menu of your DSLR. …

Cameras

'90s MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet Photos

The MTV Movie Awards takes place this Sunday, and it's hard to believe that the event is already in its 24th year.<p>Wondering what the red carpet looked like back in 1992? Lucky for you, we found the photos—and they're <i>spectacular</i>. From En Vogue to Demi Moore, take a look at some of the totally '90s …

14 Stunning photos of the Earth remind us how important conservation is for all of us

1/15<p>14 reasons conservation is vital<p>People often speak of "the environment" as if it were something separate from us; a nebulous something-out-there …

Conservation

Animals can predict earthquakes many days in advance

ISLAMABAD: Scientists have confirmed that birds are able to perceive earthquake about three weeks before it happens.<p>In a document published by …

National Parks

Global WiFi Will Cover Earth In Radiation And Destroy Ozone Layer

10 Most Dangerous Active Volcanoes on Earth

Mount Nyiragongo – DR Congo<p>Nyiragongo volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Africa. It is noted for long active lava lakes which appear in …

50 Interesting Facts About Earth

Photo Credit: NASA/NOAA<p>Slide 1 of 101<p>Introduction<p>Alien worlds may be all the rage, with their mystique and promise, but the orb we call home, planet …

15 before-and-after images that show how we're transforming the planet

Human beings have replaced nature as the dominant force shaping Earth. We've cleared away forests, dammed up mighty rivers, paved vast roads, and transported thousands of species around the world. "To a large extent," two scientists wrote in 2015, "the future of the only place where life is known …

United Arab Emirates
Earth Day
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Extraordinary rainbows of the natural world

National Parks

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Nutrition

How Real Maple Syrup Gets Made (and Why It's Worth the Price Tag)

Here's how maple syrup is made, from bark to bottle.<p><i>Around these parts, we get pretty excited when the weather starts to slowly warm up, and not just because that means more stuff is in season. It's also sugaring season! Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow, who also happens to be an ex-farmer and</i> …

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