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Bizarre Alien Planet Acts Like A Comet
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, space, Behemoth, comet, planet, exoplanet, nasa )

- 6 days ago -
There's an enormous cloud escaping from a warm Neptune-sized exoplanet, making it look like a comet, according to a new Nature study.
Planet Smaller Than Earth Located Over 200 Light Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, study, space, nasa )

- 14 days ago -
We think that most of the exoplanets out there in the universe are likely to be smaller than Earth. However, existing data doesn't support this.
Canada Fails to Get Serious About the Oilsands
World  (tags: world, tar sands, oil sands, bitumen, environment, ecosystems, climatechange, CO2emissions, government, Harper, politics, G7, Canada, 2100 )

- 24 days ago -
There are moments of strange, hideous beauty in politics, when the domestic and international spheres line up to show, for a brief moment, how painfully silly it is.
Pluto's Moons Are In "Absolute Chaos"
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, science, NewTechnology, discovery, interesting, Pluto, space, Hydra, Nix )

- 28 days ago -
If you think your life is chaotic, imagine living on Pluto's moons Hydra or Nix.
20-Year-Old To Launch World's First Ocean Cleaning System In 2016
Science & Tech  (tags: science, oceans, plastic, plastic pollution, pollution, NewTechnology, environment, technology, garbage patch )

- 31 days ago -
An estimated 300 million tons of plastic are produced and thrown away every year. Given that the stuff doesn't break down easily over time, this is extremely bad news for the environments in which it accumulates.
Ozone Treaty a Success - Now How About Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: science, society, ozone, Montreal protocol, climate-change, globalwarming, globalwarming, climatechange, climate, CO2emissions, pollution )

- 34 days ago -
An international agreement to ban ozone-depleting chemicals, signed in 1987, is now showing results in the atmosphere. The Montreal Protocol is considered one of the most important climate treaties in history, but can we do it again with climate change?
World Hunger Has Significantly Dropped Despite Population Growth
World  (tags: hunger, food, world, overpopulation, GoodNews, ethics )

- 34 days ago -
Good news: Despite our continually bloating population, the number of hungry mouths across the globe has dropped significantly over the past quarter century.
This Eco-Friendly Capsule Home Would Let You Live Off The Grid Anywhere In The World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, green, greenliving, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, conservation, eco-friendly, off-grid, homes )

- 35 days ago -
Small, sleek, and shaped like an egg âEUR" the Ecocapsule is the latest in tiny home living from Bratislava-based architectural studio, Nice Architects.
Galactic "Hot-Dog-Eating Competition" Lasts Hundreds Of Millions Of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, study, space, discovery, nasa, science, galaxy )

- 36 days ago -
A galaxy has been discovered that is brighter than the light of 300 trillion suns. Suffice to say, this galaxy is the brightest in the universe. But how can anything get so luminous?
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