Naked Eye Astronomy — 5 Tips For Seeing The Stars

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Cows Let Go a Sigh of Relief

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Congress acted on climate this week. And it’s certainly a move to chew over.
Climate change is a contentious issue here in the U.S.A. But the topics of debate are not just about whether there is a scientific consensus or whether a cap and trade is better than a carbon tax. A new fa[……]

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Evaluating the Legacy of the Father of the Green Revolution

Norman Borlaug — best known for winning the Nobel Prize in 1970 for his role in the Green Revolution (the transformation of agriculture to an industrial, monocropped system, which increased the amount of food being produced in Mexico, India, Pakistan, the Philippines and elsewhere) — died this past weekend at age 95.

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Amazing Camouflage Animals (PHOTOS)

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Camoflauged Animals

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Cigarette Butts' Toxicity Kills Fish

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Eugene Mirman's Climate Protest Video

Eugene Mirman, as part of his coverage of the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen for took to the streets on Sa上海贵族宝贝官网 千花网官网turday to take part in the 100,000 person climate march. Watch his outrageously funny take on the events, including caressing dogs while talking global warming, interviewing climate denier[……]

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