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Video: Beautiful time-lapse footage of storms by Mike Olbinski.
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Snowplows called in to clear bridge of bugs during extraordinary mayfly emergence.

http://wqad.com/2015/07/22/mayflies-force-shutdown-of-savanna-sabula-bridge/ 
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Photo: New Horizons imaged Pluto from the far side, revealing the dwarf planet's thin, sun-lit atmosphere of nitrogen, methane, and carbon monoxide.
Backlit by the sun, Pluto’s atmosphere rings its silhouette like a luminous halo in this image taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft around midnight EDT on July 15.
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Related to previous: Rare photos of the Eastland disaster (some are graphic).
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Rare photographs found in the Tribune's basement archives capture the aftermath of one of Chicago’s worst disasters: the sinking of the SS Eastland. Many of these photographs have never before been published. They add fresh, striking perspectives as the 100th anniversary of the Eastland disaster approaches. For a detailed look at the rarest photos click here . For more information on the images,  click here.  To view ...
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Photos: The "Airplane Graveyard" in the Pacific, where surplus planes were dumped just after WW2.
Brandi Mueller captured incredible photos of over 150 WWII aircraft now lying 130 feet under the Pacific Ocean. They call it the Airplane Graveyard - they aren't war graves or planes that crashed.
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32 years ago today an imperial-to-metric conversion error caused a jumbo jet to fall out of the sky.

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NASA's Kepler news conference to begin in a few minutes, something interesting expected today.
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How the African National Congress used early personal computer tech to send encrypted messages in the fight against apartheid.
This is how ANC operatives sent encrypted messages to one another in the final years of apartheid.
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70 years ago today a B-25 bomber crashed into the Empire State Building.

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100 years ago today the passenger steamer SS Eastland tragically capsized at a Chicago pier.

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A beautiful new photo of Ceres craters from NASA's Dawn spacecraft

Full res: http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/images/image-detail.html?id=PIA19602 
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Kepler-452b is the first near-Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of star that is similar to our sun.

http://www.nasa.gov/keplerbriefing0723
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There are 7 other promising candidates currently identified in the Kepler data, they may also be Earth-like and in the habitable zone. 
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