US National Parks Dazzle as Stars of New IMAX Film
national parks adventure imax
February 10th, 2016
Actor Robert Redford is throwing America's national parks a stunning 100th birthday party, with the premier of the new IMAX "National Parks Adventure," opening Friday (Feb. 12).
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Photos: Giant Crack in Earth Pops Up in Michigan
michigan crack
February 9th, 2016
Here’s a look at photos of a gaping crack that opened up in a Michigan forest in 2010, accompanied by a deep boom and the resulting uprooted or leaning trees.
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The Odds of Dying
tornado lightning disaster
February 9th, 2016
There are many ways to go, but what are the odds, really?
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Photos: IMAX Showcases National Parks’ Astounding Beauty
national parks adventure imax
February 10th, 2016
Get a riveting tour of 30 of the country's national parks in the new IMAX film "National Parks Adventure," which opens Friday (Feb. 12).
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What Caused This Weird Crack to Appear in Michigan?
A long crack that popped up in a Michigan forest on Oct. 4, 2010, uprooted trees and caused others to tilt.
February 9th, 2016
Strange and sudden earth movement that caused a gaping gash and a deep booming sound in a Michigan forest is being explained as a "pop-up" in the bedrock.
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'Moon Glint' Magic: Astronaut's Photo Reveals Dreamy Patterns
Astronaut Photo
February 8th, 2016
The moon illuminates the Mediterranean Sea in unusual ways in a photograph taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station.
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Conquer Mont Blanc from Your Couch with Google Street View
Mont Blanc Runner
February 3rd, 2016
It's now possible to scale the brilliant, snowcapped peaks of Mont Blanc, one of Europe's tallest mountains, from the comfort of your couch.
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Turning Off Niagara Falls Could Reveal Geological Secrets
famous waterfalls, waterfall photos
February 9th, 2016
A new plan to dry out the American side of Niagara Falls to perform much-needed bridge repair could also yield geology insights, new research suggests.
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Why Trees Everywhere Break at the Same Wind Speed
aspens, golden quaking aspen
February 5th, 2016
Trees made of hard and soft wood, or of hefty or slender cross-section, all tend to break at roughly the same wind speed, and a new study explains why.
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