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Spacecraft Visits Moon For First Time in 50 Years

For the first time in a half century, humankind...
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Found: 135-Year-Old Message in a Bottle

A message in a bottle might not arrive as...
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‘Frigo-combo’: A Long, Cold, Loose First Ascent in Switzerland

If you want to climb Silvan Schupbach and Peter...
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A Star is Born: Webb Telescope Reveals Protostar

Space is big. Vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big. And while...
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The Great Sheep Mystery: Why Are Dozens of Sheep Walking in a Circle?

Well, here's some weird news for ewe. A flock...

Artemis Gives View of Earth From Space Like You’ve Never Seen It

It’s official: humans have taken our first step back...
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Adventure Photo of the Week: Arctic Kayak Rappel

Arctic adventurers Sarah McNair-Landry and Erik Boomer have spent...
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‘Like Yosemite in the ’50s’: Malawi’s Wealth of Climbing — And Community

For the climbers who visit Malawi, it's not just...
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Elephant Attacks in Zimbabwe Raise Tension Between Conservation, Farming

The elephant population of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe...
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Gold Coin Pre-Dating First English Explorers Found on Newfoundland Beach

Sometimes a single discovery can completely rewrite history. That might...
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Platypus Survival In Jeopardy

The platypus, an animal often cited as evidence that...
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Did Tree Roots Trigger Ancient Extinctions?

In Earth's Devonian Period, which lasted from 419 to...
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The Gloomy Octopus Hurls Things at its Neighbors

Today is the day you can emotionally identify with...
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Ancient Australian Fossils Could Help the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

A new study claims that 3.48 billion-year-old fossils in...
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Major First Ascent on El Capitan-Like Wall in India’s Uttarakhand

Three Swiss climbers just freed a massive new route...
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Bermuda Triangle Expedition Finds Piece of the Challenger Shuttle

Divers shooting an episode of a HISTORY Channel show...
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Unknown Slovak With Steel Tendons Crushes Bosi’s ‘La Furia de Jabali’ 9a+

Unless you’re part of a niche group of sport...
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‘Fat Old Climber’ Tells a Great Old Tale

Climbers come in all shapes and sizes, sure, but...
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Man-eating Wolves Turn Out to Be Friendly Chamois

Italian media was aflame on Nov. 9, with reports...
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Solar Storm Creates Rare Pink Aurora

On Nov. 3, a dazzling display of rare pink...
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Cycling Cairo to Cape Town: First Women’s Record Attempt

Like many cyclists around the world, Tegan Phillips felt...
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Ötzi: Shedding Light on Archaeology’s Most Famous Frozen Mummy

A new paper by archeologists from the Oppland County...
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Nepal: A Deadly Monsoon Season, Despite Better Aid

More than 70 people have been killed or are...
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VIDEO: Rocketman Puts Jet Engine Behind Grandmother’s Lawn Chair

If you've just been watching cats playing piano on...

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