Humpback whales (
Megaptera novaeangliae) frolicking at the ocean surface.
A new report shed light on the migratory routes of 1,000 whales worldwide.
Betty White had three dogs in 1954, including ‘Stormy,’ a Saint Bernard.
Fans of the late actress are calling on Americans to donate $5 or more to animal charities on Jan. 17, 2022, which would have been Betty White’s 100th birthday.
Hampir selama komputer diciptakan, video game sudah ada.
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Video game kini ada di mana-mana. Siapa yang pertamakali memunculkan ide bermain game di layar komputer?
For almost as long as there have been computers, there have been video games.
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Video games are everywhere. So who was the first person to come up with the idea of playing a game on a computer screen?
Computer Space was innovative, but how was it to play?
The game that launched today’s massive video game industry was not a roaring success. The oft-told story of why turns out to be off the mark.
Planting 8 billion trees a year would replace about half of the 15 billion cut down annually.
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Planting a massive number of trees can help slow climate change, but it is only part of the solution.
Flooding caused by high tides in a Miami neighborhood on June 19, 2019.
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Many coastal US cities are contending with increasingly frequent and severe tidal flooding as sea levels rise. Some are considering building seawalls, but this strategy is not simple or cheap.
Muslim women in India protesting against the use of Sharia as a tool for oppression.
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Sharia is often portrayed as being brutal and barbaric. However, in many parts of the world, women are using Sharia to stop oppressive practices.
Popping toys like this one can relieve stress and anxiety and are just plain fun.
Though research is still ongoing, therapists’ practical experience and adults’ and kids’ self-reflections suggest that fidget toys can be helpful for emotional and cognitive support.
Stocking up on food can be tough when using a wheelchair, motorized scooter, walker or cane.
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While long lines and food shortages are frustrating for most consumers, they can be physically and emotionally grueling for people with disabilities.
The California Aqueduct, which carries water more than 400 miles south from the Sierra Nevada, splits as it enters Southern California at the border of Kern and Los Angeles counties.
Installing solar panels over California’s 4,000 miles of canals could generate less expensive, renewable energy, save water, fight climate change – and offer a solution for the thirsty American West.
A forested plot in Thailand’s Doi Suthep Pui National Park, formerly burnt over, after 12 years of restoration.
Planting trees is a popular way to do something for nature, but putting seedlings in the ground is just the first step. And without long-term care, those sprouts may not last.
Female elephant seals take seven-month feeding trips during which they balance danger, starvation and exhaustion.
By measuring how and when elephant seals sleep, researchers were able to figure out how elephant seals change their risk-taking behavior as they gain weight.
Young fish need to find food to grow, but avoid being eaten themselves. That dance for survival is linked to moonlight, which has implications for fisheries management everywhere.
Rioters clash with police as they try to enter the Capitol building.
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The whole world saw the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. How will the textbooks read by America’s students describe what took place?
Farmed red tilapia, Thai Mueang, Thailand.
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Fish farms feed millions of people around the world, but they also consume a lot of fish that are dried or ground up to make aquafeed. Researchers are developing more sustainable alternatives.
The streets of Laguna Niguel, Calif. are disconnected and sprawling, privileging driving over walking.
Designing urban neighbourhoods with connected streets supports walking and cycling. However, street-network sprawl is increasing globally due to urban growth via the suburbs and gated communities.
Satellite technology and machine learning are helping track down illegal and environmentally damaging ‘dark fleets’ of fishing boats.
Playing together at school helps children learn.
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Children need time to play and be outside. That will be true even if instructional hours are cut short due to social distancing.
Diligence, technological progress and a little luck have together solved a 20 year mystery of the cosmos.
Cosmologists had only been able to find half the matter that should exist in the universe. With the discovery of a new astronomical phenomenon and new telescopes, researchers just found the rest.