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About That Mass Incident of Reindeer Death …

Lightning strikes are not that unusual a cause of animal death. Unfortunately, climate change will make it worse.

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Aug. 30 2016 10:58 AMHow I Learned to Love LiverDoes understanding what an organ does in the body make it taste better? For this medical student, it did.
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 30 2016 9:00 AMWeird: Astronomers Find Three Exploded Stars Nested Like Russian Dolls
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 29 2016 9:00 AMWhy Do We Have Such a Hard Time Grasping Climate Change?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 27 2016 9:00 AMHappy Goaturday
Medical Examiner
Aug. 25 2016 11:30 AMCould a Breathable Mattress Help Your Baby Avoid SIDS?The mattress companies certainly want you to think so, but they’re relying on fear, not science.
Medical Examiner
Aug. 24 2016 4:42 PMSearching for a Straight Shot to a Zika VaccineThe fastest way to get a vaccine is by injecting volunteers to better learn how the disease works.
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 23 2016 9:00 AMAmazing Super Slo-Mo Footage of SpaceX Rockets in Flight
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 22 2016 9:00 AMGlobal Warming Has Now Made the Northwest Passage a Thing
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Aug. 19 2016 6:50 PMShould We Abandon Louisiana?In some ways, we already have.
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Aug. 18 2016 1:36 PMSave the ChickenA few decades ago, no one cared about chicken welfare. Now all our eggs are about to be cage-free. Why?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 18 2016 9:00 AMSo What Exactly Is an “Alien Megastructure”?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 17 2016 9:00 AMNo, That’s Not a Picture of Antarctica From Space
Science
Aug. 15 2016 9:14 AMDon’t Bring Your Dog to WorkPet-friendly policies are growing more popular among employers, but they’re often implemented irresponsibly.
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 14 2016 9:00 AMNASA Video Shows Meteor Shower … From Above!
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Aug. 12 2016 5:26 PMWhy Doesn’t Anyone* Fact-Check Science Books?*This story was not fact-checked, either.
Future Tense
Aug. 30 2016 10:15 AMShould Antarctica Play Host to Artists?At first, sending a commune of artists to the ice sounds insane. But it might not be such a bad idea.
Science
Aug. 30 2016 5:45 AMLet It Burn?Our new policy to let forest fires burn is inspired by nature. Unfortunately, nature doesn’t always behave as we’d like.
Future Tense
Aug. 28 2016 9:48 PMSad FaceAnother classic finding in psychology—that you can smile your way to happiness—just blew up. Is it time to panic yet?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 26 2016 9:00 AMSee Jupiter and Venus Pass VERY Close Together This Weekend
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 25 2016 9:00 AMFollow-Up: Just How Hot Was July 2016?
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 24 2016 1:00 PMAstronomers Discover a New Planet Orbiting the Closest Star to the Sun!
Science
Aug. 23 2016 5:45 AMWe’ve Heated Up the Planet. Can We Cool It Back Down?Strangely enough, massive volcanoes might be part of the answer.
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 20 2016 9:00 AMPileus Cloud: Odd Cap-Shaped Cloud Over a Storm
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 19 2016 9:00 AMSpectacular Photo of a Cosmic Flower Pollinating the Universe
Medical Examiner
Aug. 18 2016 1:34 PMZika Is Spreading, but It Won’t Go FarPast experience with disease spread through the same mosquito has taught us exactly how to stop it.
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 17 2016 9:00 AMTrump’s Vice Presidential Pick Mike Pence is a Creationist
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 16 2016 9:00 AMYou Just Lived Through the Hottest July on Record. And June. And May. And April. And March. And February. And January. And December. And ...
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 15 2016 9:00 AMNo, Chemtrails Are Not an Actual Thing
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 13 2016 9:00 AMFreaky Time-Lapse Video Showing the Sun Spinning Around the North Pole
Bad Astronomy
Aug. 12 2016 9:00 AMJaw-Dropping Photo of Orion Nebula Is Loaded With Beauty and Packed With Science

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