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  • Giant Antarctica Iceberg Puts Nasa On …
    Giant Antarctica Iceberg Puts Nasa On … Sky News - 17 minutes ago

    An iceberg bigger than Chicago is being monitored by Nasa after breaking into the ocean off Antarctica. Nasa has been monitoring Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier … More »

  • China toughens environment law to target …
    China toughens environment law to target … AFP - 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    China on Thursday passed the first amendment to its environment protection law in 25 years, imposing tougher penalties on polluters after the government called for … More »

  • 'Hidden Dragon' Beast Gave Rise …
    'Hidden Dragon' Beast Gave Rise … LiveScience.com - 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    "This guy is the very first pterodactyloid — he has the last features that changed before the group radiated and took over the world," said paleontologist Brian … More »

  • Philippine Airlines quits flying shark …
    Philippine Airlines quits flying shark … AFP - 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    Philippine Airlines (PAL) said Thursday it has stopped flying shark fin cargoes, joining a number of other Asia-Pacific carriers in taking a stand for marine … More »

  • 'Gospel of Jesus's Wife': …
    'Gospel of Jesus's Wife': … LiveScience.com - 2 hours 10 minutes ago

    Now, new information uncovered by Live Science raises doubts about the origins of the scrap of papyrus. The gospel, written in the ancient Egyptian language … More »

  • Slowest Start to Tornado Season in a …
    Slowest Start to Tornado Season in a … LiveScience.com - 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    A cold start to 2014 kicked off a quiet tornado season this year, which has seen the fewest twisters since 1915, according to preliminary National Weather Service … More »

  • The Truth About Marijuana: Health Risks … LiveScience.com - 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is an attending cardiologist and the director of Women's Heart Health of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and has been featured on "The … More »

  • How Cold Was Winter? Starving Rats Ate … LiveScience.com - 3 hours ago

    One surprise was the discovery that starving rats in New York City had attacked the trees in urban parks for sustenance. "With the deep snow and the cold winter, … More »

  • 1800's Shipwreck Rediscovered Near …
    1800's Shipwreck Rediscovered Near … LiveScience.com - 3 hours ago

    The lost shipwreck of a passenger steamer that went down near the Golden Gate in San Francisco has been rediscovered. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric … More »

  • Satellite's Tour of Earth Begins …
    Satellite's Tour of Earth Begins … LiveScience.com - 3 hours ago

    As with any satellite, the European Space Agency's new Sentinel-1A satellite's tour of duty will eventually end in fire. One of the first snapshots beamed back … More »

  • Morocco wind farm, Africa's biggest, …
    Morocco wind farm, Africa's biggest, … AFP - 4 hours ago

    Africa's largest wind farm, at Tarfaya in southwestern Morocco, has started generating electricity and will be capable of meeting the electricity needs of several … More »

  • Dolphins Put Sponges on Snouts to Snag …
    Dolphins Put Sponges on Snouts to Snag … LiveScience.com - 4 hours ago

    Dolphins can use sponges as tools to snag food they could not otherwise grab, researchers say. This is the first direct evidence that dolphins can use tools to … More »

  • US Air Force's Mysterious X-37B …
    US Air Force's Mysterious X-37B … SPACE.com - 4 hours ago

    An unmanned military space plane has achieved a major longevity milestone, zipping around Earth for 500 days on a clandestine mission for the United States … More »

  • Andy Warhol Originals Found On Floppy …
    Andy Warhol Originals Found On Floppy … Sky News - 5 hours ago

    Original artworks by Andy Warhol which have been lost for three decades have been found on floppy disks. The artist was commissioned by computer firm Commodore in … More »

  • Navy Plans to Test Electromagnetic Mach …
    Navy Plans to Test Electromagnetic Mach … LiveScience.com - 5 hours ago

    The U.S. Navy is preparing new tests for a futuristic deadly weapon: an electromagnetic railgun that could fire shots at seven times the speed of sound. Navy … More »