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Alien Planets With Super Salty Oceans Could Be Habitable

Polar opposites of Earth<p>Imagine a world that's just like Earth, except for the salt content of the oceans. That tiny change could cause the poles of the planet to warm up, and its equator to cool, potentially making an uninhabitable planet habitable after all.<p>In a study published today in <i>PNAS</i>, …

Global Warming

Five weak words you should avoid—and what to use instead

When I first began writing, I was unsure of myself. My sentences were filled with meaningless words and fillers. What I didn’t realize is that by using them I was sabotaging myself and my writing.<p>Weak words can sneak into our writing anywhere, anytime—and when they do, they destroy the power of our …

Writing

Eerie Illustrations by Adrian Fernandez

When it comes to illustrations there are things that really catch my attention, one of them is when they have a sort of eerie mystery - almost like …

13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free

Here are 13 skills you can teach yourself for free, along with resources to help you acquire those skills.

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A sticky carnivore in a life-saving sponge

Meat-eating plants have got a savage reputation to live up to, but some of them grow largely unnoticed in boglands across Britain. One of our most magnificent carnivorous plants is the great sundew, <i>Drosera anglica</i><i>.</i> Its glistening red tentacles spray out like sticky fingers on a hand and small …

Carbon Dioxide