Natural History

China's Mars rover

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Iain Cameron, Snow Hunter

Iain Cameron is what people with big vocabularies sometimes...

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Ninety percent of sharks died out 19 million years...
Aerial view of red-colored lake

Lake Natron: Deadly to Most Life, but the Flamingos Love It

We all know about the Greek monster Medusa, whose...

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Mudslide in northern Canada

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Zombie Fires Ravage Siberia

While the coronavirus distracts the world, a new foe...

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The salt-crusted landscape of Dallol

Dallol: Hell on Earth

There is a hell on Earth. A melting pot...

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Natural Wonders: Maly Semyachik and its Volcanic Lake

Even Russians call Kamchatka the edge of the world....
People stand before a river of lava

Iceland’s Erupting Volcano: Rivers of Lava and 30,000 Earthquakes

New craters and vents are opening in Iceland's long-dormant...

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Natural Wonders: Poland’s Crooked Forest

What force twisted dozens of these pine trees into...

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Natural Wonders: Wave Rock

The strange rock formation, curling like a breaking wave,...

Australian Teenager Dies from Box Jellyfish Sting

The Australian box jellyfish is the most venomous marine...

Solar Storm Causes Spectacular Aurora

Besides blooming flowers, spring is also the aurora season,...
The fiery pit at night

Darvaza Gas Crater: Welcome to “The Gates of Hell”

Deep in the Karakum Desert of Turkmenistan lies the...
Walrus on rock

“Gi-normous” Walrus Turns Up in Ireland

It might have fallen asleep on an iceberg, says...
Forked lightning strikes a lake at night

Natural Wonders: Catatumbo Lightning

A lake in Venezuela gets 250 lightning strikes per...

Floating Ships: Mirages and How They Work

Within days of each other, two images of floating...
Site of the fossil forest

Natural Wonders: The Fossil Forest on Axel Heiberg Island

A 50-million-year-old forest of real wood lies on an...

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