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NASA releases stunning satellite images of algal blooms in the North Sea

During late spring and early summer, every year, the North Sea is flooded with massive algal blooms, which bring about a visible change in the color of the water. This curious phenomenon is caused due to the proliferation of microscopic, plant-like organisms, called phytoplankton. Photosynthetic in nature, the algae’s blue-green tint actually alters the color…



History

34-Million-Year-Old fossil Remains Lead To The Discovery Of A New Species Of Carnivore-1

34-million-year-old fossil remains lead to the discovery of a new species of prehistoric carnivorous mammals

Researchers studying Egyptian fossils have discovered an entirely new species of prehistoric carnivorous mammals known as hyaenodonts. According to the study, recently published in the PLOS ONE journal, these fascinating creatures can be regarded as predecessors of modern-day terrestrial carnivores, residing in places across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Hyaenodonts, however, were a group…

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Architecture

This Stunning Tiny House In France Doubles As A Mobile Library-1

This stunning tiny house in France doubles as a mobile library and used bookstore

Jean-Jacques is the proud owner of a stunning tiny home that doubles as a mobile library. Designed by the folks at La Maison Qui Chemine, this spectacular structure known as Librairie Itinérante (or “traveling bookstore”) allows its benevolent owner to travel across France, bringing books to people living in remote villages without proper libraries or…

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Science and Tech

World's Sharpest Laser Could Improve Deep Space Communications-1

World’s sharpest laser could improve radio-based communications in deep space

Stepping out of the sci-fi realm, lasers today boast a variety of real-world applications in fields as diverse as medicine, military, space exploration and even nanotechnology. To ensure better performance as well as precision, scientists around the world are continually looking for ways to enhance the power and sharpness of lasers. As part of a…

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