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Two Climbers Missing on the Moose’s Tooth in Alaska

Two climbers skied in to the Moose’s Tooth earlier...

Drone Captures Massive B.C. Avalanche

Most times we catch a close-up glimpse of an...
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Coffee, Heat, and Culture Shock: One Woman’s Cycling Journey Across Saudi Arabia

When Madeline Hoffmann loaded up her second-hand bicycle and...
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Typical Ondra: Sends Three Climbs 8b+ or Harder in One Day, World Goes ‘Meh’

It's a testament to Adam Ondra's dominance of elite-level...
star eats planet

The Real Death Star: Astronomers Watch Red Giant Consume Planet

Even at the scale of the cosmos, nature remains...
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Remains of one of America’s First Colonists Found in Maryland

It’s always been hard to say just who first...
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Pair Finish 2,800Km Expedition Along the Entire Length of Quebec

Simon-Pierre Goneau and Samuel Lalande-Markon have completed their winter...
the outsider

Weekend Warm-up: 50 Years of Solitude For ‘The Outsider’

How much do we really want solitude? It's not a...
exoplanet

Webb Telescope Finds Water Vapor Around Distant Planet

In the search for extraterrestrial life, a little moisture...
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Couple Finds World-Class Fossil Trove in Welsh Field

What to do if you're a paleontology power couple...
mount dickey

‘Blood From The Stone’: After 21 Years, Alaskan Mega-Route Finally Repeated

It's difficult to overstate the magnitude of this one. A...
A "Lost City" tower hydrothermal vent.

Pop Culture-Savvy Scientists Cheer Discovery of New Undersea Vents

It's tempting to poke gentle fun at a group...
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Does the Tasmanian Tiger Still Exist? It’s a Long Shot

Researchers say the Tasmanian tiger — also called the...
two climbers with wet, wrinkled feet inside a tent

With ‘Moonlight Mile,’ Climbers Send New Line on a Melting Mountain

It’s tough for a climber to catch the southwest...
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DNA Unravels Origin of Ancient Picts

DNA-based research continues to shake long-held beliefs transmitted to...
The HTHH eruption as seen from space

2022 Tonga Eruption Spawned ‘Mega-Tsunami’ 85 Meters Tall, Rivaling Krakatoa

When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai (HTHH) submarine volcano erupted...
galileo letter

Want to See the Original Letters of Galileo, Newton, and Darwin? They’re Now Online

Science nerds, rejoice! The Royal Society, founded in 1663,...
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AI ‘Hiking Bears’ Fascinate Internet, Scramble Human Brains

Midjourney, the artificial intelligence platform that won an art...
aerial view of mont blanc with climbers on a snowy ridge

Christophe Profit Removes Safety Gear from Mont Blanc, Authorities Respond

Should high mountains remain the sole domain of those...
gough island

Job Offer: Must Love Birds And Being Stranded On An Island

If living alone in a bird-filled version of Jurassic...
The moonlet Deimos with Mars in the background

New Photos Shed Light on Tiny Martian Moonlet

A space probe operated by the United Arab Emirates...
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Holy Crap! The Erfurt Latrine Disaster of 1184

“Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is...

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