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Photo: Ailee Bennett Farey
Blogs | Photos | Jul 22, 2014

At twilight … 15 best photos

“Love prefers twilight to daylight”
- Oliver Wendall Holmes

Photo credit: Curtis Beaird
Science Wire | Jul 21, 2014

We love sunflowers! Your best photos

Sunflowers say summertime, yes?

Photo credit: Clifford Beaird
Today's Image | Jul 21, 2014

You can’t look at a sunflower and feel sad

Sunflower and tiny friend by Clifford Beaird.

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Science Wire | Jul 16, 2014

Astronaut’s Vine of auroras from space

Auroras are awesome to see from here on Earth. Check out the view from space! Vine posted by ISS astronaut Reid Wiseman.

Photo credit: Chloe Muro/Flickr
Science Wire | Jul 15, 2014

Our friends tend to be genetically similar to us, says study

Are your friends like family? Maybe more than you know. Friends who aren’t biologically related may still resemble each other genetically.

Photo credit: Dominik/Flickr
Science Wire | Jul 14, 2014

40 percent of captive African elephants are obese

Like in humans, excess fat in elephants can contribute to the development of heart disease, arthritis, a shorter lifespan and infertility, say researchers.

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Science Wire | Jul 11, 2014

Dark skies of Utah timelapse

You’ll love this spectacular timelapse of the summer night sky over Utah.

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Science Wire | Jul 10, 2014

410 million-year-old extinct spider crawls again

Fossils of an ancient extinct arachnid – one of the first predators on land – let scientists create this video showing the spider’s crawl.

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Science Wire | Jul 08, 2014

The 7 biggest myths about your brain

You only use 10% of your brain. You’re either left-brained or right-brained. Alcohol kills brain cells. Nah. All myths.

Via EarthSky Facebook friend Luca Milevoj.
Blogs | Jul 07, 2014

Crepuscular rays, aka sunrays, around the world

We asked our Facebook friends to post your pics of sunrays, and we got some beauties! Seriously…. can you believe these images?