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Leaked Spoilers from "Planet Earth" Season 2 Saturday, August 31, 20130

Leaked Spoilers from "Planet Earth" Season 2

Lucas Gardner got his hands on some spoilers from the upcoming second season of "Planet Earth"
Greenland's 'Mega Canyon' Friday, August 30, 20130

Greenland's 'Mega Canyon'

Using space-based radar, a new 'grand canyon' has been discovered under Greenland's ice cap.
2 Fires Thursday, August 29, 20130

2 Fires

Two mega-blazes in California and Australia are seen from space.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

I Got Your Missing Link Right Here

It's just like Darwin suspected: the missing link between pool and beach, about to climb out of the primordial ooze. [Bamboo shark...

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Beauty is Truth, Truth Beauty ... In a Video

In this week's Video Pick of the Week, the science popularizer Jason Silva makes a compelling case that the most beautiful things in the universe...
Alien Ocean & Moon? Sunday, August 25, 20130

Alien Ocean & Moon?

A sundown photo could be confused as a moon seen from a distant alien ocean.
Adios, Bayou Friday, August 23, 20130

Adios, Bayou

A massive Louisiana sinkhole swallowed an entire grove of cypress trees and suspicions abound.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Billionaire Makes Bid to Become Mr Burns

By Reilly Capps  Billionaire fracker details his plans to rule a planet of oil set free from Mother Nature and many billions of those...

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Unheralded Safety Features of the New Tesla Model S

By Reilly Capps The Tesla Model S is the safest car ever tested, according to the feds.  An independent testing service we made up...
Denying Science Thursday, January 10, 20190

Denying Science

Rejecting 'magic beans'.

What is Invisible? Tuesday, January 8, 20190

What is Invisible?

Dealing with the invisible.

Low-cost Reforestation Monday, January 7, 20190

Low-cost Reforestation

Successful reforesation that 'works with nature'.

When Big is Better Sunday, January 6, 20190

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland Friday, January 4, 20190

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost a 1000 years ago.

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back Thursday, January 3, 20190

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

An animated story of de-extension.

New Years Flyby Tuesday, January 1, 20190

New Years Flyby

A robotic explorer beyond the known frontier.

Caving on Mars Monday, December 31, 20180

Caving on Mars

Living underground on Mars.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 Saturday, December 29, 20180

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety Friday, December 28, 20180

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

A "12 Step" program for fossil fuel sobriety.

A Rover's Photo Album Thursday, December 27, 20180

A Rover's Photo Album

Martian geology seen by Curiosity. 

A Frozen Crater Lake Tuesday, December 25, 20180

A Frozen Crater Lake

A lake on Mars.

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space Friday, December 21, 20180

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A photograph that changed perceptions.

Surf's Up, Way Up Wednesday, December 19, 20180

Surf's Up, Way Up

Stay well back!

Rare Bird Rediscovered Tuesday, December 18, 20180

Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rediscovered cloud forest species.

Plant Intelligence Monday, December 17, 20180

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Plant of the Month Saturday, December 15, 20180

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

Life on Mars, 2020 Thursday, December 13, 20180

Life on Mars, 2020

A new Mars rover will search for past life.