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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

World's Highest Poop to Become Energy Tuesday, March 31, 20150

World's Highest Poop to Become Energy

​The waste is piling up on Everest. There's a plan to use it for fuel. 
Astrobiology, Of Age, Reevaluates its Assumptions Monday, March 30, 20150

Astrobiology, Of Age, Reevaluates its Assumptions

Astrobiology is getting serious about its techniques in the quest for discovering alien life
Highest Temperature Ever Recorded...63.5F Sunday, March 29, 20151

Highest Temperature Ever Recorded...63.5F

In the far south, some strange weather events happened last week.
the Powers of Ten Saturday, March 28, 20150

the Powers of Ten

Visualizing some 'big data', the Powers of Ten is still as amazing to view as it was nearly 40 years ago.
Beware the "Super Termites" Friday, March 27, 20150

Beware the "Super Termites"

Like creatures from a bad SciFi movie, a real "terminator" is out there and we likely created it. Beware the "Super Termites"!
Where it never rains...now it floods! Wednesday, March 25, 20150

Where it never rains...now it floods!

In parts of the Atacama Desert  it virtually never rains...and now it is flooding.
Tortoise Tracking Tuesday, March 24, 20150

Tortoise Tracking

Anyone can adopt a tortoise, and join the research on an ancient and endangered critter.
Research helps explain Empathy and Compassion Monday, March 23, 20151

Research helps explain Empathy and Compassion

New research is helping to explain the basis of human empathy and compassion. We could use a good deal more nowadays.
Should Al Gore Run for President? Thursday, March 19, 20150

Should Al Gore Run for President?

The politician who's loudest on climate change could make a racket in 2016
Chasing Mars Tuesday, June 11, 20190

Chasing Mars

Sounds of Mars recorded.

A Very Large 'Dead Zone' Monday, June 10, 20190

A Very Large 'Dead Zone'

NOAA predictes hypoxia again.

Finland on Fire Sunday, June 9, 20190

Finland on Fire

Arctic temperature anomalies.

Lights, Action, CRISPR Saturday, June 8, 20190

Lights, Action, CRISPR

DNA becomes a data storage device.

Happiness, Gorilla-style Thursday, June 6, 20190

Happiness, Gorilla-style

Being a 'happy camper'

Projects That Matter Tuesday, June 4, 20190

Projects That Matter

Conservation, one project at a time.

Photography abd Endangered Cultures Monday, June 3, 20190

Photography abd Endangered Cultures

Photography for cultural preservation.

Ice Age Deglaciation Saturday, June 1, 20190

Ice Age Deglaciation

The Ice age collapses.
Wiring, Monitoring, & Protecting the Oceans Friday, May 31, 20190

Wiring, Monitoring, & Protecting the Oceans

New technology to protect the oceans.

Bio-bots that Run, Swim, and Crawl Thursday, May 30, 20190

Bio-bots that Run, Swim, and Crawl

Bio-bots for exploring alien environments.

Pixar Magic & Science Tuesday, May 28, 20190

Pixar Magic & Science

Animation telling science stories.

UFO's...just maybe? Monday, May 27, 20190

UFO's...just maybe?

Are UFO's being tracked?

Finance & Climate Change Saturday, May 25, 20190

Finance & Climate Change

Financial tools could tackle climate change.

World Turtle Day Thursday, May 23, 20190

World Turtle Day

A day to learn about turtles and tortoises.

Biomimicry & Light Bulbs Wednesday, May 22, 20190

Biomimicry & Light Bulbs

Intelligent designs from nature.

PenguinWatch Wants You Tuesday, May 21, 20190

PenguinWatch Wants You

A call for "citizen scientists".

A Day for Bees Monday, May 20, 20190

A Day for Bees

World Bee Day is here.

James Balog: '1000 Cuts' Sunday, May 19, 20190

James Balog: '1000 Cuts'

Viewing changes to Utah's Canyonlands.