Friday, January 19, 2018

Inside the Philippines' Most Active Volcanoes, Antisocial Marmots, Does the Moon Cause Earthquakes? and More

 
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Geology Makes the Mayon Volcano Visually Spectacular—And Dangerously Explosive
 
Geology Makes the Mayon Volcano Visually Spectacular—And Dangerously Explosive
 
 
Photos Document the Last Remaining Old-Growth Pine Forests of the American South
 
Photos Document the Last Remaining Old-Growth Pine Forests of the American South
 
 
Can Social Media Help Us Spot Vaccine Scares and Predict Outbreaks?
 
Can Social Media Help Us Spot Vaccine Scares and Predict Outbreaks?
 
 
The Great Los Angeles Air Raid Terrified Citizens—Even Though No Bombs Were Dropped
 
The Great Los Angeles Air Raid Terrified Citizens—Even Though No Bombs Were Dropped
 
 
Sorry, Guys: Your Y Chromosome May Be Doomed
 
Sorry, Guys: Your Y Chromosome May Be Doomed
 
 
Why Is Some Art So Bad That It's Good?
 
Why Is Some Art So Bad That It’s Good?
 
 
In 1968, When Nixon Said
 
In 1968, When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In, TV Was Never Quite the Same Again
 
 
Does the Moon's Phase Cause Earthquakes?
 
Does the Moon's Phase Cause Earthquakes?
 
 
Smithsonian Museums Will Remain Open this Weekend, Federal Shutdown or No
 
Smithsonian Museums Will Remain Open this Weekend, Federal Shutdown or No
 
 
Archaeologists Could Be Close to Finding the Tomb of King Tut's Wife
 
Archaeologists Could Be Close to Finding the Tomb of King Tut's Wife
 
 
Thailand Drops Charges Against Historian Who Questioned the Facts Around Historic 16th-Century Duel
 
Thailand Drops Charges Against Historian Who Questioned the Facts Around Historic 16th-Century Duel
 
 
Behold Hubble's Best Image of a Distant Galaxy Yet
 
Behold Hubble's Best Image of a Distant Galaxy Yet
 
 
Marmots Live Longer When They Are Antisocial
 
Marmots Live Longer When They Are Antisocial
 
 
The U.K. Now Has a "Minister for Loneliness." Here's Why It Matters
 
The U.K. Now Has a "Minister for Loneliness." Here's Why It Matters
 
 
Astronomers Spy a Black Hole's Double 'Burp'
 
Astronomers Spy a Black Hole's Double 'Burp'
 
 
These Billboards Could Be the First to Feature Immersive Virtual Reality Drawings
 
These Billboards Could Be the First to Feature Immersive Virtual Reality Drawings
 
 
Today in History
 
On this day in 1809, Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Orphaned at a young age, the American writer became a household name for his tales of the macabre. Read why there's still mystery surrounding the noted writer's own death in 1849.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
A couple of ladies are passing infront of graffitie
 
"Shadow Highlight" Photo by Mohammad Mohsenifar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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