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Flowers so sweet...

The rainy season transforms the Plumeria (aka, Frangipani) in my rooftop garden.  Large lush leaves sprout from naked stalks and flowers materialize, perfuming the terrace with the heady scent of the tropics.  41 more words

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If you think it’s the chlorine that makes your eyes red in swimming pools, think again, it's actually something way more gross

If you think it’s the chlorine that makes your eyes red in swimming pools, think again.

According to the annual healthy swimming report from the… 267 more words

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Flies may have tiny brains, but they know where they're going

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You could say that fly’s brain is, um, simple. But scientists have found that the simplicity of a fly’s brain is nothing short of brilliant. 197 more words

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These photos of the Northern Lights will have you in awe of nature

Thanks to a geomagnetic storm, parts of the U.S. and Canada were treated to breathtaking views of the Aurora Borealis, aka the Northern Lights, on Monday. 298 more words

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Here's how humans can try to prevent sixth mass extinction, according to scientists

Scientists have a dire warning for us; that we are in the beginning stages of a mass extinction that could threaten humanity’s existence. (Video via… 472 more words

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Scientists are amazed by what these chimps do with food

They aren’t exactly foodies yet, but scientists say our closest neighbors on the evolutionary chain are finally catching up to humans ability to cook.

A study out of Harvard University shows that chimps have a preference for cooked foods and will even take steps to get it prepared. 508 more words

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This relatively new species of chunky little octopuses still doesn't have a name, but scientists have one idea

Scientists have been collecting and studying a relatively new species of octopuses since 1990 and very little is still known about them, but what they do know is that these cephalopods are cute. 144 more words

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