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 2018-01-16 23:26 

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Vintage Video Explains How Road Maps Were Made in 1940...

See how mapmakers painstakingly kept pace in an era when America's road network was constantly expanding....

 2018-01-16 20:26 

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Your Bright Idea Could Save the Biggest Reef on Earth...

Australia is calling on scientists from around the world to help rescue the Great Barrier Reef....

 2018-01-16 19:53 

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What Wiped Out the Aztecs? Scientists Find New Clues....

Salmonella could be partially to blame for a 16th century epidemic that killed millions....

 2018-01-16 19:04 

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Octopus Chokes Dolphin to Death in First-Ever Discovery...

The young male, Gilligan, was in otherwise perfect condition, a new study says....

 2018-01-16 12:00 

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This Woman Has Saved Thousands of Baby Bats...

She cares for dozens of orphans in her own home, swaddling them in blankets and hand feeding them....

 2018-01-16 05:01 

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Human Emissions Made Ocean Heat Wave 53 Times More Likely...

Three 2016 marine heat waves that killed whales, birds, corals, and shellfish from Australia to Alaska were many times more likely thanks to climate change....

 2018-01-15 20:00 

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Maybe Rats Aren't to Blame for the Black Death...

A provocative new study suggests that medieval plagues spread via fleas and lice on people....

 2018-01-15 18:03 

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See Why Japanese Women Are Paying to Cry with a 'Handsome' Man...

In a society that values emotional suppression, see how this attractive man is being paid to make you weep....

 2018-01-15 10:00 

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New 'Rainbow' Dinosaur May Have Sparkled Like a Hummingbird...

The duck-size animal found in China had iridescent plumage all over its head and chest....

 2018-01-15 02:30 

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What If Martin Luther King Jr. Was Never Assassinated?...

In weighing the question, historians unravel how Americans construct King's legacy—and how we conceive of civil rights in our own time....

 2018-01-13 05:01 

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Meet the Teen Who Snuck Aboard a Polar Expedition...

The 17-year-old made increasingly daring attempts to join Richard Byrds 1928 Antarctic voyage....

 2018-01-13 05:01 

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Chickens Prefer Attractive People...

The barnyard bird is a lot smarter than you think....

 2018-01-12 05:01 

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Photographer Uses Fire and Ice to Show How Glaciers Melt...

See how a National Geographic photographer captured a moment in time that reflects decades of change....

 2018-01-12 05:01 

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National Geographic's First Filmed Expedition Was a Disaster...

On the 130th anniversary of National Geographic's founding, look back at a failed attempt to get to the North Pole....

 2018-01-11 22:21 

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Take a 3-D Tour of a Space Cloud Full of Baby Stars...

NASA pictures merge with movie magic to create a stunning fly-through of the Orion Nebula....

 2018-01-11 19:28 

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'Alien'-Like Sharks With Extendable Jaws Pulled From Deep Sea...

Viper dogfish sharks are rarely seen. They're thought to live a thousand feet below sea....

 2018-01-11 19:02 

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Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars...

New NASA images show layers of ice peeking out of eroded cliffsa potential boon for future humans on the red planet....

 2018-01-11 18:06 

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Extinct Burrowing Bat Discovered, and It Was Giant...

The prehistoric mammal lived in modern-day New Zealand millions of years ago....

 2018-01-11 17:12 

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Whale Allegedly Protects Diver From Shark, But Questions Remain...

Video shows what one biologist considers to be altruism, but other scientists remain skeptical....

 2018-01-11 17:08 

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1,700-Year-Old Musical Instrument Found, and It Still Works...

The mouth harp was recently discovered in the Altai Mountains region of Russia and still makes music after well over a millennium....

 2018-01-11 15:55 

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18 Spider-Killing Spiders Discovered—And They Look Like Pelicans...

The brutally effective assassins live in the rain forests of Madagascar, a new study says....

 2018-01-10 20:03 

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Arctic Fox and Snowy Owl Filmed Doing Strange 'Dance'—But Why?...

Is it play or predation? Experts weigh in on a curious video of two Arctic denizens meeting on the snowy tundra....

 2018-01-10 19:35 

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See How a Massive Supernova Released the Building Blocks of Life...

When Cassiopeia A exploded, it released elements like oxygen, hydrogen, and other elements needed to make DNA....

 2018-01-10 19:32 

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Mudslides, Wildfires, and Drought—California's Deadly Weather Explained...

A warming planet is at least partially to blame for the state's recent weather woes....

 2018-01-10 18:01 

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Mystery Radio Bursts From Space Just Got Even Weirder...

Astronomers are transfixed by twisted waves seen coming from an odd object three billion light-years away....

 2018-01-10 15:36 

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How a Wayward Antarctic Seal Ended Up on a Brazilian Beach...

The young animal did not survive its journey, but provided an astonishing case study for biologists....

 2018-01-09 20:43 

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North America's Waterways are Getting Saltier. That's a Big Problem....

A salty chemical cocktail could make rivers and streams more corrosive, leading to dangerous effects....

 2018-01-09 19:10 

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Bats Are Boiling Alive in Australia's Heat Wave...

Thousands could die from the summer heat, wildlife conservation groups predict....

 2018-01-08 21:35 

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Year of the Bird...
 2018-01-08 20:01 

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Oil and Gas Drilling Is Causing Birds to Have Fewer Chicks...

A new study is the first in any animal to link noise pollution to stress and show that this connection can disrupt reproduction....

 2018-01-08 19:08 

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Why These Birds Carry Flames In Their Beaks...

Australia's indigenous peoples have long observed "firehawks" spreading wildfires throughout the country's tropical savannas....

 2018-01-08 17:30 

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Why the Oil Tanker Explosion Would Be Such a Huge Disaster...

The ship was carrying a form of oil called condensatehere's what it could mean for the environment....

 2018-01-08 17:26 

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Scores of Dolphin Deaths Have Scientists Baffled...

Mortalities have been mysteriously piling up in a bay near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil....

 2018-01-08 17:01 

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99% of These Sea Turtles Are Turning Female—Here's Why...

At the Pacific Ocean's largest green sea turtle rookery, a crisis is unfolding, likely thanks to warming temperatures. Will this become a global problem?...

 2018-01-08 16:47 

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Ringless Saturn? The Planet's Famous Feature May Be Surprisingly Young....

The signature ring system may be no older than the age of dinosaurs....

 2018-01-06 05:02 

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How Diverse Personalities Help Animals Survive...

Macho bluebirds and timid coyotesand timid bluebirds and macho coyotesdrive the success of their species....

 2018-01-06 05:02 

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Why Dogs Pee in Their Bowls and Other Pet Behaviors Explained...

We ask experts to decode the mysterious activities of our furred and feathered friends....

 2018-01-05 21:34 

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This Artificial Muscle Costs 10 Cents to Make. And It's As Strong As an Elephant....

A team of young scientists hopes to use the device for prosthetics and industrial applications....

 2018-01-05 18:23 

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Florida Is 'Raining Iguanas.' Will The Invasive Reptiles Adapt?...

Many reptiles will die in the days following Florida's cold snap, but it's unlikely the weather will put a dent in populations long term....

 2018-01-05 05:02 

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What's Behind a Surge in Stingray Attacks?...

Lifeguards would have been surprised to treat more than 40 injuries in one day, so when they treated over 70, they were shocked....

 2018-01-05 00:59 

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Chance Blackbeard Discovery Reveals Pirate Reading Habits...

Tiny paper scraps from the 300-year-old wreck of Queen Anne's Revenge are traced to a 1712 adventure account from the South Seas....

 2018-01-04 23:22 

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Stunning Video Shows a Man Flying With Birds...

What started as a conservation effort in the 1990s now puts tourists into the air, soaring alongside geese and cranes....

 2018-01-04 19:37 

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Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan—What You Need to Know...

A new federal plan would expose 90 percent of coastal waters to oil drilling efforts. Here's what that means....

 2018-01-04 19:26 

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Climate Change Is Suffocating Large Parts of the Ocean...

A new study says warming has reduced the oxygen levels in large swaths of the deep ocean, threatening marine life around the world....

 2018-01-04 19:01 

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Window to Save World's Coral Reefs Closing Rapidly...

A new study confirms that coral reefs have faced devastating damage in recent yearsa symptom of Earth's rapidly changing climate....

 2018-01-04 18:57 

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Frozen Bubbles, Instant Ice, and Other Winter Weather Stunts Explained...

As much of the U.S. is gripped in bomb cyclone-related cold weather, viral videos are circulating of rapid freezing and other surprising effects....

 2018-01-04 15:30 

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U.S. Cold Snap: What Do Bitter Temperatures Do to the Human Body?...

Thinking of taking a jog in the coldest weather to hit the U.S. in decades? You may want to read this....

 2018-01-03 21:59 

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Notorious Bat Killer Found to Have a Weak Link...

Doses ultraviolet light destroy the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome, scientists say....

 2018-01-03 18:01 

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Lost Native American Ancestor Revealed in Ancient Child's DNA...

Study of 11,500-year-old bones offer surprising clues about the origins of New World genetic diversity....

 2018-01-03 17:54 

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Bomb Cyclones and a Polar Vortex—This Winter's Scary Weather Explained...

What's behind the record-shattering cold heading our way?...

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