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Why Are Elephants and Other Animals So Wrinkly? Loose skin helps African elephants keep cool and naked mole rats burrow underground, for starters.
NationalGeographic.com | 21 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In World's Driest Desert, Saving a Seabird From Extinction This little guy symbolizes protection of nature and resilience in the harshest of conditions, says naturalist.
NationalGeographic.com | 21 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Astronaut Sends Tribute to Spock From Final Frontier American astronaut Terry Virts tweeted a photo of himself flashing the split-fingered Vulcan salute from the International Space Station on Saturday.
MSNBC | 22 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yes, we have more pandas China has just announced the findings of its once-a-decade census of wild pandas and the numbers are up. Continue reading...
The Guardian | 22 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fracking ban forcing some New York towns to consider redrawing state lines Talk of a secession brews in parts of upstate as some eye PennsylvaniaLocal officials say ban hurts economically struggling areas Continue reading...
The Guardian | 22 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hubble at 25: the cosmos at its most breathtaking in pictures The Hubble telescope was launched in April 1990. Ever since, it has been providing astronomers with breathtaking images of the cosmos Continue reading...
The Guardian | 22 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Month in Space Pictures: Savor the Beauty of Blastoffs Catch a sunny view of a spacewalk, lovely launches and other outer-space highlights from February 2015.
MSNBC | Feb 28, 2015 2:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Silly, Saucy, Scary: Photos Show The Many Faces Of Ugly Fruit Wonky produce can take on absurdly entertaining shapes. But one food activist says learning to love these crazy contours is key to stopping mounds of food waste.
NPR.org | Feb 28, 2015 2:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang. In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or an infinitely small and infinitely dense point of matter. "Our theory suggests that the age of the u
Yahoo! News | Feb 28, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Finding psychological insights through social media Social media has opened up a new digital world for psychology research. Researchers are developing new methods of language analysis, and how social media can be leveraged to study personality, mental and physical health, and cross-cultural differences.
Science Daily | Feb 28, 2015 1:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend