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The Cambodian Ministry of Environment has asked people to stop collecting a carnivorous plant that resembles a penis, after footage appeared on social media of people picking the rare plant.
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More than a decade of drought recently revealed long-submerged bodies in the depths of Lake Mead, a vast reservoir in Las Vegas.
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A surprising new photo from the GOES East satellite has revealed what appears to be the word "Go" written in the clouds as seen from space.
Trees don't fit into a species, family or even an order. So do they really exist, scientifically speaking?
The atmosphere is vast and parts of it extend beyond the moon. But where does it technically end, according to scientists?
'Optimism, underestimation and invincibility' have pushed humanity into a 'spiral of self-destruction,' new UN Global Assessment Report says
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