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After Centuries Away, the Endangered Nene Goose Returns to Oahu

Hawaii's state bird hadn't been seen on the island since the 1700s.

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The Hunt for London's (Really) Little People

An artist making humorous miniature scenes is transforming the city into Lilliput.

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No, Wikipedia, the World Is Not Overrun With Sewer Rats

Debunking the total-world-domination myth of the common rat.

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Protesters Use Sex Dolls to Rally Against Spain's Anti-Abortion Law

Say hello to one of the creepiest pieces of public art in recent history.

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What Famous Old Paintings Can Tell Us About Climate Change

Scientists hope to improve the study of climatology by looking at sunsets in centuries-old landscape portraits.

Squirrels Hibernate So Hard You Can Juggle Them

This has actually been proven by science.

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California's Drought: More Wildfires, Higher Food Prices

A new climate assessment sees more of the same killing heat this year, if not worse.

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The 'Antisocial Network' App for Misanthropes and Loners

Find out the locations of all the people you direly want to avoid.

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Happy Spring! Here's Your Depressing Non-Spring Forecast

Frigid parts of the U.S. are warming up for a couple days, but don't get comfortable yet.

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Tonight, a Star Will Disappear Over New York City

It's the first time in known history that something like this could be viewed by so many people.

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'The Simpsons' Unveils a New Springfield Public Transit Map

See how many of the show's references you can spot in the expanded Springfield subway system.

Even China Is Ragging on France's Air Pollution

It must sting when the world's biggest smog-hole is calling your air polluted.

6-Year-Old Cancer Patient Achieves Dream of Exploding a Building

It's every little boy's wish come true.

A Map of History's Biggest Greenhouse Gas Polluters

A select few countries have been responsible for the majority of the world's CO2 emissions since the '70s.

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In the Future, You Might Charge Your Cell Phone by Stroking It

New green-power technology transforms motions like walking and touching into potent jolts of energy.

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How Different Generations of Americans Budget Their Time

Spoiler alert: It's mostly just watching TV.

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Nothing About This Year's Winter Weather Patterns Is Likely to Change Any Time Soon

Expect unusual East Coast cold and West Coast heat to "remain in place through most of the remainder of March."

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How Urban Light Pollution Could Be Killing Rainforests

And it's probably not in the way you think.

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How a Simple Gas Leak Could Destroy Two Entire Buildings

A conversation with one of the fire chiefs who responded to the last major U.S. gas explosion.