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Audubon’s Bird Migration Explorer web app is absolutely superb

North America alone is home to hundreds of migratory bird species. Ever see a songbird and wonder where they've been or where they're going next? Now you can! Audubon's bird migration web app is …
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September 23, 2022

New York has been re-classified as a sub-tropical climate region

Measurable climate change has slowly been affecting the coastlines of the Americas for several years now. That's no secret of course. Rising coastlines, ravaging seas, devastating hurricanes, and superstorms have been battering coastal cities …
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February 23, 2021
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Snow in the Sahara

This past week’s extremely rare snowstorm system was absolutely devastating in Texas. It got me thinking about other regions who rarely experience snowfall or winter storms. It’s fairly rare, but snow does in fact …
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February 21, 2021

Simple Guide to Cloud Types

You see these sorts of diagrams everywhere. Wikipedia and Google search results normally have rich photos showcasing each cloud variety. School textbooks normally have little illustrations. Those are my favorite kind of diagrams. Source: …
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February 19, 2021

13 Months, 28 days

Calendars and time-keeping, is what makes or breaks civilizations. It's no mistake that the Julian and Gregorian calendar varieties carry their Caesarian namespace. Managing how we catalog time is a pretty political, financially-motivated and …
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February 14, 2021
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What is a sand dam and how do they work?

A simple reinforced rubble cement wall can re-capture millions of gallons of water normally lost during the rain seasons in arid regions.
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February 17, 2020
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Our closest red supergiant, Betelgeuse will become a violent and bright supernova soon(ish)

The edge of an interstellar cloud encroaches on the star while it prepares to explode as a supernova.
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January 22, 2020
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A mystery settled — Homo erectus remains are confirmed to be youngest link to the past

Skull fragments were unearthed in 1931. Only recently has it become clear they are the youngest link from Homo erectus to who we are now — Homo sapien.
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January 17, 2020
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Rules for writing great Science Fiction scripts

Great writing begins with creative constraints, and removing all the clichés (among other tips).
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January 17, 2020
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Close-up photos of Jupiter’s polar vortexes and dancing storms

Take a look at some of the most mesmerizing photos of Jupiter yet —transmitted from Juno, the little orbiter that could.
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January 15, 2020