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Toxic Fog

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Apr

2018

Toxic Fog

Marine mercury found deposited on land by fogs.

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TESS to Explore Exoplanets

18

Apr

2018

TESS to Explore Exoplanets

TESS the exoplanet hunter was launched.

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When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is "green" a bad thing? Answer: When it comes from toxic algae.

4 Aug 2014

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Environmental Art

Environmental Art 15 January 2018

Environmental Art

Creating paintings with natue connections.

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia and Sustainability 31 December 2017

Patagonia and Sustainability

Patagonia shows how to apply sustainability in business practice.

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From 22 December 2017

Where Good Ideas Come From

A clever storyteller suggests an answer.

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

Which Came First, The Chicken or the Egg?

Finally, a simple answer. The egg.
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If You Were an Owl...

If you were an owl, you could rotate your head 360 degrees. Investigators at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigated the structure of an owls neck bones, muscles, and blood vessels to see how this was possible. Here's the video presented by Science Friday: I wouldn't give it a try! WHB
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Airbags on the Outside

By Reilly Capps The category is: all-time stupid ideas. Vaulting ahead of screen doors on submarines, ultralight flights with Melissa McCarthy, raising your dog to sic on command, if the command is "nice doggy," and dating Hawaiians off Twitter, comes "airbags on the outside of cars." Somehow a Dutch company has done it. A few are taking it seriously. The Dutch government gave a million euros toward developing the idea. Weed is legal in Holland. The following video is mostly worth ...
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