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'Extinct' Bird Rediscovered in Myanmar, Surprising Scientists
The Myanmar Jerdon's babbler was thought to have gone the way of the dodo—until scientists stumbled across it during a 2014 expedition.
New Map Shows the World's Ecosystems in Unprecedented Detail | WIRED
Ecology has always been a bit doughy compared to subject like physics, chemistry, and hell, even biology. But cut ecologists some slack. The
PHOTOS: These Repeating Patterns Found in Nature Will Change the Way You...
The beautiful and intricate forms of nature have long been studied by mathematicians dating as far back as the era of classical antiquity, b
Weekly Wrap-Up: Boston Digs Out Amid Eighth Snowiest Winter on Record
Another round of heavy snow swept across the Northeast early in the week, dumping more inches onto the city of Boston, which was stricken by
Watch: See the Dark Side of Boxing in 'Champs' Documentary Trailer
As someone who isn't the biggest sports guy, the fascination with the sport of boxing is a mystery to me. But at the same time, I've enjoyed
Absurd Creature of the Week: The Badass Snail That Has a Shell Made of I...
In what is arguably the most famous scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, King Arthur faces the Black Knight, relieving him of his lim
Excellent Short Doc on the Complex Puppetry Inside Jabba the Hutt
He was entirely alien, and hopefully people aren't aware of how he's being operated. This is an exciting year for Star Wars, with a brand ne
What's Up With That: Why Do Cats Love Boxes So Much? | WIRED
What are we to make of the strange gravitational pull that empty boxes have on cats?
Crossing Pacific, Balloonists Unofficially Set New Records
Two pilots have traveled more than 5,208 miles in a helium-filled balloon, unofficially setting new records for distance and flight duration
Winter Safety: Four Dangerous Driving Myths Debunked
Motorists should steer clear of these four myths to stay safe during the worst winter weather.
World's Oldest Fire Has Been Burning for 5,500 Years : DNews
An underground fire in Australia has been burning continuously since before the Bronze Age. Continue reading →
Dr. Jeff Masters' WunderBlog : A Striking Change in Lightning Deaths | W...
Weather Underground provides local & long range Weather Forecast, weather reports, maps & tropical weather conditions for locations worldwid
The Weirdest, Coolest Stuff We've Learned About Rosetta's Comet So Far |...
The Rosetta spacecraft has been studying comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko up close since August, collecting data of unprecedented detail and
The Most Ancient and Magnificent Trees From Around the World | WIRED
The Bowthorpe Oak is a massively thick, millennium-old tree in Lincolnshire, England that once was rumored to hold three dozen people in its
'The Hunting Ground' Doc Trailer Exposes College Sexual Assault
After exposing sexual assault in the United States military at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, the team behind The Invisible War is back at
Physicists Conjure Curves From Flat Surfaces Using Japanese Folding Art ...
Try gift-wrapping a soccer ball, and you will quickly encounter the geometric abyss between paper’s inherent flatness and a sphere’s natural