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Where Are Tornado Hot Spots Outside of the US?
Tornado over Millsap, Texas
April 22nd, 2014
The United States is not the only country that possesses the prime ingredients and topography to harness these often life-threatening storms.
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A Swell New View: Satellites Can Monitor Volcanoes
volcanoes, eruptions, technology
April 19th, 2014
Satellite observations may tie the ground's movement to volcanic eruptions.
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Meteorites Help Reveal How Mars Lost Its Water
Mars, north pole, water, ice
March 28th, 2014
After initial water escaped into space, the rest froze.
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Storm to Spoil Spring for Millions Next Week in Midwest, East
weather, spring, rain, storms
April 22nd, 2014
A large storm will form over the eastern half of the nation next week and will bring a swath of unsettled conditions for days.
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Severe Tropical Cyclone Ita Menaces Northern Australia
Tropical Cyclone Ita
April 10th, 2014
A severe tropical cyclone with winds equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane will hit the northeastern coast of Australia tonight.
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Where Do Sea Snakes Go To Drink?
sea snake, water, hydration
March 28th, 2014
The reptile goes thirsty for up to half a year.
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Warm, Wet Climate Likely Helped Genghis Khan Conquer the World
Mongolian man on a horse
March 11th, 2014
The Mongol invasion was probably made possible by an unusual warm, wet spell that carpeted Asia with grass and provided food for the horses and livestock of Genghis Khan's armies.
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Predicting Where Water Will Go In A Hurricane
hurricane flooding, prediction
April 3rd, 2014
A computer model can determine where a hurricane's surge will land.
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Five Ways to Prepare Your Pets for Spring
Buddy the dog playing
March 18th, 2014
With the official start to spring only days away, March 20, 2014, soon temperatures will be warming and outdoor activities will return in full force, bringing forth new threats to household pets.
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