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The biggest lions I’ve ever seen. They looked markedly bigger than any I’d seen in a zoo. Especially this one male we saw. And there was a young male that was also just huge; big-boned, bulky... stocky. And they’re very well fed there. They looked

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The Gulf is a semi-enclosed sea, opened to the Atlantic Ocean through the Cabot Strait and the Strait of Belle Isle. The Laurentian Channel is a long, continuous trough over 300 metres deep that runs 1,500 kilometres from the continental shelf in the

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The Sideshow

Filmmaker James Cameron set the record this week for the world's deepest solo submarine dive and says he next plans to dive even deeper in a matter of weeks. National Geographic reports that Cameron set the 5.1-mile record on Tuesday, during testi

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THE WORLD GEOGRAPHY

It is exhilarating to stand on top of the world admiring the natural beauty of our planet spread beneath us. Bone-chilling ravines, steep cliffs, thundering waterfalls, snow-clad peaks or serene rivers, nature has been very kind to us. You need not b

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AP

When water begins to trickle down the streets of her coastal neighborhood, Yoshiko Takahashi knows it is time to hurry home. Twice a day, the flow steadily increases until it is knee-deep, carrying fish and debris by her front door and trapping pe

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Since his 1967 paper, additional studies have confirmed that large-scale deformation of continents repeatedly occurs in some regions but not others, though the reasons why remain poorly understood.

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A U.S.-led research team may have finally located the lost city of Atlantis, the legendary metropolis believed swamped by a tsunami thousands of years ago in mud flats in southern Spain. "This is the power of tsunamis," head researcher Richard Fre

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The magnetic north pole is currently shifting at a faster rate than at any time in human history — almost 40 miles a year — and some experts believe that it may be the beginning of a complete pole reversal, according to the Independent. The change

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The Political Commentator

The who's who of the Middle East Because we are ethnocentric Americans we can be excused for knowing that there is violence in the Middle East, but for not really knowing anything about the players involved. We know all about Snooki and the ot

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By contrast, explorers walked 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) into Son Doong, in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, before being blocked by seasonal floodwaters—and they think that the passage is even longer.

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Both human population and water resources are distributed unevenly across the globe. In many areas, densely populated regions do not overlap with those that are water rich. Due to the rapidly increasing population and water use per capita in many are

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These old floating pieces of the lithosphere, called cratons, apparently stopped growing about 2 billion years ago as the Earth cooled, though within the last 500 million years, and perhaps for as long as 1 billion years, the modern era of plate tect

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What lies below the Bahamas in the Caribbean? A veiled world of fossils, blind creatures and scientific riddles. In next month's issue of National Geographic magazine, an international team of cave divers led by anthropologist Kenny Broad of the Un

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It’s very clear that the industrial decline as it’s still unfolding is almost exactly parallel to the earlier rural decline in the United States. In rural areas, agriculture reached a high point in the late 19th century, and then it started going thr

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Reuters

An Antarctic expedition has found what it believes to be remains of the first airplane brought to the frozen continent, on an icy shore near where it was abandoned a century ago. Australia has searched for many years for the old single-propeller Vick

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Smithsonian magazine

Gardiner pulls up a graph profiling the river’s bed. It looks like a U—as smooth as a mountain valley. The current just beneath the surface is traveling at 30 miles per hour, and the channel is 640 feet deep. "That’s the deepest point measured on a r

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A rare uplift of the Earth’s crust in the Sesia Valley reveals for the first time the actual “plumbing” of a supervolcano from the surface to the source of the magma deep within the Earth, according to a new research article reporting the discovery.

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