Archive for 'Science'

Photo: Beautiful buck forages from dwindling leaves

Our majestic photo of the day comes from Jackson County, Oregon.

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Photo: Bird on a wire is an iridescent beauty

Our photo of the day comes from San Benito County, California.

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Don’t miss this year’s first (and last) supermoon


When the splendid full moon rises this weekend, she’ll look a bit bigger and brighter than usual.

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Photo: Stars crowd the sky over Grant Lake

Our photo of the day comes from the dark skies of California.

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Snakes invading Bangkok homes, thanks to urban sprawl

The fire department had received 31,801 calls this year for help in removing snakes, three times as many as in 2012.

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Scientists unravel the mystery of the yeti

DNA tests on 24 “yeti” samples including feces, bone and skin reveal the elusive yeti’s secrets.

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Photo: Reddish egret is graceful in gray

While perhaps more grayish than reddish, this beautiful egret is breathtaking in any color.

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NYC weather is inspiring giant cockroaches to take to the skies


It’s hot, it’s humid, it’s oppressive … and the city water bug cockroaches love it so much they’ve started to fly!

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Photo: The babies have fledged … let the chaos begin

Our photo of the day shows a picture-perfect shot of a delightful hummingbird.

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10 extraordinary facts about elephant trunks

Amazing secrets of the excellent elephant trunk revealed!

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