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Watch A Year in the Life of Earth (in 3 Minutes)

Watch A Year in the Life of Earth (in 3 Minutes)

mag415 July 26, 2016 0

When you think back about a year, the daily rotation of the Earth and its trek around the sun don’t often factor into those recollections. But for the satellite Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR),

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Meltdown: Every Month in 2016 Has Broken a Temperature Record

Meltdown: Every Month in 2016 Has Broken a Temperature Record

mag415 July 21, 2016 0

For the first time ever, NASA created a mid-year climate report — because this year is so goddamn out-of-control hot. Every month so far this year has broken a temperature record, according to the report. Taken

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If You’re Over 40, Working Full-Time Could Be Bad For Your Brain

If You’re Over 40, Working Full-Time Could Be Bad For Your Brain

mag415 July 21, 2016 0

Working long hours Monday to Friday is tough no matter how old you are, but recent research suggests that, if you’re over 40, working more than 25 hours a week could actually be affecting

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Independence Day Education…The Science Of Fireworks

Independence Day Education…The Science Of Fireworks

mag415 July 4, 2016 0

If you’re planning to watch fireworks on the 4th of July, why not brush up on a little science first? Fireworks have gotten considerably more advanced since the discovery of gunpowder in China more than

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5,000-Year-Old Tablet Shows That Ancient Workers Were Paid in Beer

5,000-Year-Old Tablet Shows That Ancient Workers Were Paid in Beer

mag415 June 28, 2016 0

In the ancient Mesopotamian city of Uruk, residents enjoyed many benefits of modern life. The city, located in modern-day Iraq, was home to massive ziggurats that would rival any of today’s modern skyscrapers for sheer

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Researchers Have Come Up With A Formula to Explain Why Some People Are Such A**holes

Researchers Have Come Up With A Formula to Explain Why Some People Are Such A**holes

mag415 June 28, 2016 0

It’s a question we’ve wondered about for years: how much of our character is down to our built-in genes and how much is down to the experiences we go through? And now researchers in

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Scientists Just Found a Huge Reservoir of Water Below California

Scientists Just Found a Huge Reservoir of Water Below California

mag415 June 28, 2016 0

Researchers have just found a huge reservoir of groundwater below California – making the supply of water below the state three times larger than previously estimated. The new reserve won’t solve the state’s crippling

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NASA Just Discovered Earth Has A New Moon

NASA Just Discovered Earth Has A New Moon

mag415 June 27, 2016 0

One of the most amazing discoveries as of late is that NASA has just declared Earth appearing to have a second moon that has been orbiting around our big blue sphere for nearly a

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Shark Week Is Upon Us! What to Watch According to a Shark Scientist

Shark Week Is Upon Us! What to Watch According to a Shark Scientist

mag415 June 24, 2016 0

Shark Week is upon us. This Sunday night, June 26, the Discovery Channel will begin airing its 28th annual week dedicated to these carnivorous fish. (Scroll down for a detailed guide to watching.) Shark

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New Study Reveals Just How at Risk California Is for a Major Earthquake

New Study Reveals Just How at Risk California Is for a Major Earthquake

mag415 June 24, 2016 0

A new study released by the University of Hawaii Manoa reveals “large-scale” motion around the San Andreas Fault in California. The fault runs most of the length of California, and is responsible for a

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