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Jul 8, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that May 2014 had the highest combined global average temperature (both land and ocean) ever recorded for that month at 59.93 degrees F. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 08:56 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Drought-stricken farmers and others are turning to the mystical practice of water dowsing, and many are convinced it works. Here's why. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the analysis of a previously unexplained ratio of isotopes, scientists have recovered a geological time capsule of sorts that they believe represents a very different Earth that existed some 4.5 billion years ago. Continue reading →
May 7, 2014 12:52 PM ET // Tim Wall
Nine droughts in the West dwarfed the Dust Bowl of the 1930's, while extremely wet years flooded the region. Continue reading →
Feb 20, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Bottle gourds' wild ancestors may have crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the currents that run from western Africa to the Caribbean and South America thousands of years before Europeans made similar voyages. Continue reading →
Jan 13, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Tim Wall
A volcanic eruption -- and new geological finds -- suggest a volcano depicted in ancient art may still be active. Continue reading →
Jan 5, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' will argue the case for evolution, but not all scientists think it's a good idea. Here's why. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2013 07:30 AM ET // AFP
A villa near Florence that inspired the author of Pinocchio is on the market for 10.5 million euros ($14 million).
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