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... since it's gotten about zero coverage (it gets almost no hits on Google News).... It's a beautiful day here in Iceland. The weather is crisp. Clear skies over almost the whole country. Light ...
by Rei
Comment Count 208 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT with 548 Recommends
The Siberian Times has a long article, First pictures from inside the 'crater at the end of the world' , on the recently discovered crater in the Siberian Yamal Peninsula that was previously ...
by BMScott
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 04:33 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
In my last diary (“ Oklahoma, Where It’s Complicated Deep Beneath The Plains ”) I noted the wide variety of anthropogenic triggers to some seismicity. That diary was specifically about what ...
by terrypinder
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 03:26 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
It may be the most famous gemstone in the world, but the Hope Diamond is not known because of its size or its beauty. The Hope Diamond is world-famous because, legend says, it is cursed . . .
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 01:30 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Huge quantities of groundwater are consumed in California's central valley in the summer and early fall. In response to the loss of the weight of the water, the valley and coast range rise up, ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu May 22, 2014 at 04:06 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
The Monterey formation has a complex burial history. This fold shows how potential oil bearing shale has been complexly deformed by California's active tectonics. Like a mirage, 96% of the ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 03:55 PM PDT with 99 Recommends
As we all know science and engineering are just opinions so why not ask a lawyer or a politician or a talking head to explain them. Many opponents of policies designed to reduce emissions or ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 127 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 04:26 AM PDT with 202 Recommends
by imbootoo
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 03:10 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
There seems to be some kind of cycle . Ever since it became widely known that Yellowstone was actually a giant big-ass freaking volcano, there’s been this cycle that goes as follows: 1. Minor ...
by terrypinder
Comment Count 207 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 07:38 AM PDT with 295 Recommends
Photo tour of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies, and the Hope Diamond.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 07:27 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Breaking news: 5.1 earthquake causes damage; some flee from homes By Rong-Gong Lin II and Victoria Kim The quake, centered near La Habra, caused furniture to tumble, pictures to fall off walls ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 01:53 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
I believe the world ended on 5 April, 1761. If you haven't heard of this tragic event, well, your ancestors were just not paying attention. In a world that where most people still believed in the ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 109 comments on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 06:30 AM PST with 36 Recommends
PETITION TO MAKE THE COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT THE NATION'S 60TH NATIONAL PARK: The Colorado National Monument is one of few remaining special places left in the United States to fully qualify ...
by GVRCNP
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 06, 2014 at 01:15 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Shutterbugs is a venue for photographers to push beyond existing formats in search of new ways to diary creative imagery. Sunday Shutterbugs is a weekly community diary publishing at 10:30 Central ...
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Jan 12, 2014 at 08:30 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Not even one single scientific study was utilized in concocting the Illinois Draft Fracking Regulations. Very recently I completed a scientific study entitled [http://fullerfuturefest.com/...
by BrentRitzel
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 02:29 PM PST with 41 Recommends
I hate to tell you this, but America's midsection has a big tummy ache. It's probably not keeping you up nights, but maybe it should - because to put it in the vernacular of my youth, “We can't ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
by nervousnellie
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 07:00 AM PST with 26 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Nov 03, 2013 at 07:37 PM PST with 72 Recommends
Whenever I travel, I look for out-of-the-way places that are not commercialized and overrun with tourists. Avoiding the Interstate highways helps me find such spots. In late October, as I drove ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 62 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 07:57 AM PDT with 33 Recommends