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Deaf, partially blind dog kept child safe in Australian wilderness

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:02:24 +0000

Blue heeler Max stayed with 3-year-old girl who wandered off from her grandmother's house, then led search parties to the girl.

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Rare-book vending machine delights readers

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:42:59 +0000

The Monkey's Paw book store in Toronto has a Biblio-Mat that distributes random rare books to customers for only a few dollars.

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What can wolf packs teach us about being better humans?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:34:36 +0000

Renowned wolf experts, Jim and Jamie Dutcher, share lessons from the Sawtooth Pack in their book, "Wisdom of Wolves."

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10 (almost) deserted islands

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:11:49 +0000

While there are no remaining unmapped islands waiting to be discovered, these destinations live up to the deserted island lore.

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What artificial sweeteners do to your health

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:59:51 +0000

Artificial sweeteners have been linked to diabetes, stroke and dementia.

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Tumbleweed blitz sparks panic, raises ire in California town

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:26:53 +0000

High winds and vacant land create the perfect recipe for tumbleweed terror in Victorville.

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Do trees have a heartbeat?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:21:31 +0000

Researchers have found that many trees move their branches up and down at night, suggesting they have a pulse.

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Are restaurants getting too loud? Or are their customers getting too old?

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:02:36 +0000

Loud restaurants are a big source of complaints. But what's the source of the problem?

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Killer carp threaten native fish in Southeast

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0000

This invasive species was brought to the U.S. from Asia in the 1970s.

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Does touching raw meat freak you out?

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:13:00 +0000

The U.K. has a packaging-to-pan solution for people who don't want to handle meat.

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This shelter dog hugged his way to a real home

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:11:46 +0000

A dog named Horace embraced visitors like there was no tomorrow — until someone gave him one.

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China drafts chicken army to fight locusts

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:34:00 +0000

Thousands of chickens have been donated to herdsmen in northern China to combat crop-destroying locust swarms.

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Want to get fit? Get new clothes

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:57:07 +0000

New survey finds that a good outfit could be the key to fitness success.

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Get free admission to your favorite national park this Saturday

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:13:59 +0000

Saturday, April 21, is no-fee day at national parks to mark the start of National Park Week. Which one will you visit?

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4 historic venues that will serve as a backdrop for the royal wedding

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:51:31 +0000

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be wed on May 19 at St. Georges Chapel at Windsor Castle.

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With these maps, you can track migratory birds in near real time

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:39:42 +0000

Cornell scientists have launched a new tool on theBirdCast website that shows in near real-time the volume of migratory birds traveling through the country.

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China has stopped accepting recycling from other nations — and that's a problem

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:18:46 +0000

China will turn away 24 types of recyclable material imported from the U.S. and other countries due to concerns over contamination.

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This Swedish highway charges electric vehicles as they drive along

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:21:48 +0000

The 1.2-mile electrified public road between Stockholm and Arlanda Airport is the world's first.

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'Very angry badger' storms famed Scottish fortress

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:52:13 +0000

A marauding badger has managed to shut down a centuries-old fortress.

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FDA panel approves marijuana-derived drug to treat epilepsy

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:14:42 +0000

Epidiolex may soon become the first marijuana-based drug to earn FDA approval.

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Push toward transit-oriented housing proves divisive in California

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:58:16 +0000

Despite its aim to ease a housing crunch and kill congestion, California's Senate Bill 827 has its detractors.

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Hubble spends its 28th birthday with Lagoon Nebula

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:40:18 +0000

The Hubble Space Telescope sent back new images of the Lagoon Nebula as a 28th anniversary gift.

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Saving shelter cats with a high-five

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:31:55 +0000

Cat Pawsitive program helps cats in shelters gain confidence and become more adoptable when they learn how to high-five and other tricks.

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Drilling threat looms large for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:52:21 +0000

The plan to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is linked to the GOP's tax overhaul plan.

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Scientists stunned to find huge octopus nursery

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:31:42 +0000

A new species of octopus has been found laying eggs on in too-warm water with too-little oxygen. Many of them are probably doomed.

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9 things you don't know about John Muir

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:22:48 +0000

Famed naturalist and conservationist John Muir was so much more than the father of our national parks.

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These sustainable wool shoes are casual, comfortable and cool

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:11:08 +0000

Allbirds sustainable wool shoes are disrupting the footwear market with their low-carbon style.

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'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:51:27 +0000

Virginia school system celebrates the students who are heading for careers instead of going to college.

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There's a place for frozen foods in your life

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:09:10 +0000

The frozen food market is growing, in part because the industry is creating more nutritious options. But make sure you read the ingredients before you buy.

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Robot puts together an Ikea chair without needing a large glass of wine

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:30:17 +0000

An off-the-shelf constructed robot successfully put together an Ikea Stefan chair in about 20 minutes.

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Everything you want to know about Lyme disease

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:01:03 +0000

What is Lyme disease? Where you are more likely to get it and the symptoms to look for if you're concerned.

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New wildlife corridor is a road to survival for animals in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:44:12 +0000

A new wildlife corridor in Brazil's Atlantic Forest will help animals like the golden lion tamarin thrive in its preferred environment.

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Britain gets serious about curbing plastic waste

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:11:15 +0000

From Buckingham Palace to the BBC, British institutions are putting the kibosh on single-use plastic.

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These space diamonds may hail from a planet that once existed in our solar system

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:21:43 +0000

Findings from a new study that suggest the Almahata Sitta are postcards from a ghost planet could reshape our understanding of the solar system.

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Is Amazon Prime eco-friendly or wasteful?

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:42:43 +0000

Is Amazon Prime eco-friendly or wasteful? Does the ease of free, one-click shipping outweigh the potential environmental costs?

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New Ikea collections for kids spotlight threatened wildlife

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:38:44 +0000

With guidance from the World Wildlife Fund, Swedish retailer IKEA uses bath towels and duvet covers to spread a message of conservation.

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A dog locked up for 2 years tastes freedom

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:10:23 +0000

One woman refused to give up on Pinky the dog, who was deemed dangerous after a run-in with a cat in Des Moines, Iowa.

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More than 95% of the world's population is breathing unsafe air

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:28:29 +0000

A new report from the Health Effects Institute says are breathing air that's considered unsafe by the World Health Organization.

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Teen unearths treasure linked to Danish King Bluetooth

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:49:55 +0000

Luca Malaschnichenko discovered the 1,000-year-old hoard of coins and jewelry on a German island that was once the scene of an ancient retreat.

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Toby the cat walked 12 miles to get back to the family that didn't want him

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:45:44 +0000

Toby the cat walked miles to return to a family who had given him away. They took him to a shelter, but now he finally has a happy home.

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Eating fruits and veggies may keep the blues away

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:01:45 +0000

If you're looking to improve your outlook, the produce bin is a good place to start.

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Pets that get the royal treatment

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:39:39 +0000

The British royal family's pampered pets are often as famous as the family itself.

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'Popular' animals face higher risk of extinction

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:22:34 +0000

When people see animals everywhere in pop culture, they assume they're everywhere in real life.

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Lesser long-nosed bat becomes first bat removed from Endangered Species List

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:17:23 +0000

There were once less than 1,000 of them left in Mexico and the U.S.

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Methane-hunting satellite aims to expose industrial leaks

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:48:24 +0000

The Environmental Defense Fund is developing a satellite that will regularly monitor 50 major oil and gas regions for methane leaks.

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Why the Great Barrier Reef is in danger

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:27:42 +0000

One of Earth's most impressive ecosystems is in dire straits. Here are the main issues threatening this magnificent natural wonder.

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Butt-breathing turtle that can stay underwater for 72 hours is endangered

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:59:39 +0000

The Mary River turtle, recognized for its algae-induced punk rock appearance and ability to breathe through its rear is endangered.

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Warning: Don't make big decisions from high elevations

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:45:34 +0000

A study finds people on the highest floors in a building make the riskiest decisions.

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This accidental discovery could help solve our plastic pollution crisis

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:11:35 +0000

A research team working with an enzyme that eats plastic accidentally engineer it to make it better at breaking down PET.

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Say hello to Moke, the first gorilla born at Smithsonian National Zoo in 9 years

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:27:31 +0000

Moke is the first western lowland gorilla born at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., in 9 years.

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North Pole Marathon: Where the bitter cold slows you down and thoughts of polar bears make you go faster

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:58:00 +0000

Competitors from around the world line up on an Arctic ice floe to tackle one of the world's most difficult 26.2-mile races.

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Why the first Mars mission team should be all women

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:55:23 +0000

When it comes to space travel, women are just as capable as men, eat less and use fewer resources.

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I'm not sad to see the phone fading away

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:25:18 +0000

Once upon a time, the phone company had to convince us to talk. Oh, how things have changed.

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10 awesome Renaissance festivals

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:21:08 +0000

Step back into the 15th and 16th centuries with some of the best Renaissance festivals in the country.

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5 new life-saving cancer developments

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:37:09 +0000

New studies on cancer are paving the way for faster diagnosis, better treatment — and more lives saved.

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River stones transform into adorable palm-sized animals

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:57:58 +0000

Japanese artist Akie Nakata finds her inspiration in the rocks she stumbles upon.

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Crafty cat isn't interested in things like doors

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:42:38 +0000

This cat thinks locks and door knobs are just a state of mind, and his humans wish he would just stop trying to escape.

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Lost beagle found after 9 days (and 1,000 searchers and a helicopter)

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:20:43 +0000

Benny the beagle was the subject of a 1,000-person search that also involved a helicopter.

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Say hello to the first polar bear cub born in the U.K. in 25 years

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:17:37 +0000

A small, fluffy bundle emerges and it's the first polar bear born in the United Kingdom in 25 years.

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How does salmonella get into eggs?

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:18:09 +0000

The shell doesn't always protect eggs from becoming infected with salmonella.

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Is it time to try Vegan Mondays?

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:50:56 +0000

A new study suggests going vegan is the best thing you can do for the planet.

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Lyrid meteor shower to peak on Earth Day

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:45:57 +0000

Our planet is now passing through ancient debris left by Comet Thatcher, which hasn't visited the inner solar system since 1861.

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What does toner do for your skin?

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:39:47 +0000

In between cleansing and moisturizing, using toner is a key step for many people.

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The truth about fish oil

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:19:25 +0000

The benefits of fish oil are well-marketed, but here's a comprehensive look at the toxins, side effects and sustainability issues as well.

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Take a deep dive into these underwater photos

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:19:51 +0000

The best underwater images from the Natural History Museum's annual wildlife photographer competition make up 'Unforgettable Underwater Photography.'

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This rare songbird is back from the brink, thanks to the Endangered Species Act

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:27:42 +0000

The Kirtland's warbler was nearly extinct in the 1970s, but now the bird has recovered and may be removed from the endangered species list.

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NASA to launch groundbreaking planet hunter

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:22:11 +0000

The TESS spacecraft is expected to discover more than 20,000 alien worlds orbiting distant stars.

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How L.A. is beating the heat with white-painted streets

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:22:34 +0000

Geared to lower sizzling summer temps by countering the urban heat island effect, the costly tactic has so far proven effective.

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​Does being nice make sense from an evolutionary perspective?

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:12:00 +0000

In a 'survival of the fittest' world, it's hard to believe that being nice can play a part.

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When your passion is tapeworms, you spend a lot of time explaining why they're cool

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 15:37:02 +0000

Tapeworms are gross and fascinating—and there's so much we don't know about them. That's where Parasitologist Janine Caira of U of Connecticut comes in.

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