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Be Nice To Nerds

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Be Nice To Nerds

Exploring DARPA's creative research approach.

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12

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2017

Mountain Day...Every Day

Time to celebrate mountains every day.

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When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

Over and over again in the history of ideas, some new piece of information threatens our stories, and we react. Badly.

14 Mar 2014

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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.

Think Green

Think Green 2 December 2017

Think Green

It's important to Think Green during this white time of year.

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update 30 November 2017

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

Rewilding

Rewilding 27 November 2017

Rewilding

or how a 'silent spring' could turn into a 'wild summer' 

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 23 November 2017

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

The Wider Image, Re-imagining Photography

The Wider Image, Re-imagining Photography

The Wider Image re-imagines photography as a powerful tool for the upcoming climate change meetings in Paris.
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James Balog: 1000 Cuts

James Balog: 1000 Cuts

The visual artist James Balog discovered many changes next to the rugged Canyonlands of Utah.
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Francesco Sauro: Unknown Dark Continents Beneath Us

Francesco Sauro: Unknown Dark Continents Beneath Us

Geologist Francesco Sauro shows there are 'lost world' beneath the Earth's surface never seen before.
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Hurricane Patricia: Strongest in the Western Hemisphere History

Hurricane Patricia: Strongest in the Western Hemisphere History

Hurricane Patricia, with winds exceeding 200mph, is a monster outside the category standards set for hurricanes.
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Preserving the Coral Triangle

Preserving the Coral Triangle

The world's first 'conservation province' was designated in West Papua to help preserve part of the "Coral Triangle".
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World Parliament of Religions, III: Re-imagining a Tree of Life

World Parliament of Religions, III: Re-imagining a Tree of Life

A contemporary Tree of Life was re-imagined by the Sikhs who combined old and new symbols.
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Nukes and the Environment

Nukes and the Environment

The explosive topic emerges at the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions
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World Parliament of Religions, II: Pictures from the Exhibition

World Parliament of Religions, II: Pictures from the Exhibition

The World Parliament of Religions is a festival, an art exhibition, and a speakers conference.
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World Parliament of Religions, I: Transformative Theology and a Green Seminary

World Parliament of Religions, I: Transformative Theology and a Green Seminary

The shoots of novel religious initiatives are emerging in the form of a "transformative theology" and the green seminary to protect nature and creation.
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Nature Photography Winners

Nature Photography Winners

With a 'world of wonders' to choose from, it's hard to pick winning photographs.
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Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rare Bird Rediscovered

A rare cloud-forest kingfisher was recently rediscovered in the Solomon Islands.
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Northern Lights, Frolicking Whales

Northern Lights, Frolicking Whales

A pod of humpback whales were seen having a good time under the northern lights.
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Alice Bows-Larkin on Climate Change

Alice Bows-Larkin on Climate Change

Imagine the hottest day you've experienced and increase it says climate researcher, Alice Bows-Larkin.
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Rainfall Calculator

Rainfall Calculator

When it rains, it pours according to an interactive calculator of severe rainfall events.
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Indonesia's Forest Fires

Indonesia's Forest Fires

Indonesian fires due to tropical deforestation are producing air pollution across Southeast Asia.
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Strange Pluto Landscapes Photographed

Strange Pluto Landscapes Photographed

Weird Pluto landscapes continue emerging from New Horizons data.
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Endangered Cactus

Endangered Cactus

Nearly one-third of all cacti are now listed as endangered.
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'1000 Year' Flooding in South Carolina

'1000 Year' Flooding in South Carolina

Floods called "Biblical", perhaps a 1000-year event, are thrashing South Carolina.
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The Power of Empathy

The Power of Empathy

Brene Brown presents an animated story on the power of empathy.
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Luminescent Turtles and Young Explorers

Luminescent Turtles and Young Explorers

Biodiversity is constantly throwing big surprises, often when you least expect them.
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Mars Mystery Solved...and the answer is:

Mars Mystery Solved...and the answer is:

A Riled Up prediction for a big Mars announcement turned out to be correct...and the answer is: water!
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The Important Places

The Important Places

Everyone has some memories of those important and special places.
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Mars Mystery Solved?

Mars Mystery Solved?

From God of War, canals, to possible life, Mars has always had its mysteries...one may now be solved.
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Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters

The "new normal" for mountain climates is not good news for snowpacks, winter sports, and water supplies.
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Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Rising tides, Sailors be wise

Sailors are advised to not be caught off guard with rising tides...still good advise
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a new Tree of Life

a new Tree of Life

Wouldn't you like to know where you sit on the Tree of Life?
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