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Asphalt also known as bitumen is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product; it is a substance classed as a pitch. Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science
Life is speeding up. News travels fast, data is everywhere and gadgets keep our days on track. | What can we learn from the science of slow? | In two famous - and famously lengthy - experiments, scien... (photo: Creative Commons / Burger) BBC News
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This image made from an April 12-13, 2010 video provided Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by NASA shows an eruptive prominence blasting away from the sun. The prominence appears to stretch almost halfway across the sun, about 500,000 miles. NASA on Wednesday unveiled the first images from a new satellite designed to predict disruptive solar storms, and scientists say they're already learning new things. That was a close one! Study: Massive solar storm barely missed us in 2012
updated 4:16 PM EDT, Fri July 25, 2014 | A mid-level flare erupted on the left side of the sun on July 8, 2014. This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory highlights the high-temperature solar ... (photo: AP / NASA) CNN
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Nature - Forest - India Sneak preview of doc. about a man who planted a tropical forest singlehandedly
For the past 35 years Jadan Payeng has been planting trees on Majuli Island in Northern India. The 1,360 acre Molai Forest began as a barren sandbar in the middle of a river. Payeng has turned it into... (photo: WN / Geeta) Treehugger
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Protarchaeopteryx 'Fluffy and feathery' dinosaurs were widespread
All dinosaurs were covered with feathers or had the potential to grow feathers, a study suggests. | The discovery of 150-million-year-old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more wide... (photo: Creative Commons) BBC News
Two cute puppies - Dog - Animal - Pet Dogs feel jealous of rival pets, study finds
Washington: Your dog wants all of your attention (and it's never enough!) but can your pooch feel jealousy? The answer seems to be yes, according to a new study published Wednesday in PLOS ONE. The fi... (photo: WN / Rubielyn Bunag) Canberra Times
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10th Annual DJ Irie Weekend - BBQ Beach Bash at the National Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida - June 21, 2014 The World's Top Eco-Friendly Hotels
Travellers are recognizing the importance of environmental conservation and are increasingly seeking accommodation that supports environmentally friendly and sustainable tourism. Acknowledging this, h... (photo: WN / Aaron Gilbert) Huffington Post
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