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NASA Temperature Maps

The maps shows how much warmer or colder a region is compared to the norm for the same region from 1951 - 1980. The National Weather Service uses three decade intervals to define "normal"
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Vietnam Unveils World's Largest Cave

Measuring 262 feet by 262 feet and is at least 2.8 miles deep making it the largest single passage ever discovered, according to national geographic.
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6 Unbelievable Geographical Facts

Some interesting facts on 6 geographical locations including Canada.
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Mysterious Tubular Clouds

Also known as morning glory clouds, these tubular formations occur every fall over Burketown, Autralia they can be up 600 miles long and move at up to 35 MPH.
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First Big Aurora of 2011

Some awesome images of the aurora borealis.
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Snowflakes Up Close

Every snowflake is different. Some look like Roman columns, while others resemble circuit boards or spaceships.
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Giant Spider Species Discovered

Scientists have unearthed a completely new species of spider.
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Pink Hippo Discovered

A rare pink baby hippo spotted in Kenya.
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All About Cephalopods

Squid never looked so good.
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'Walking' Fish Discovered in Gulf Oil-Spill Zone

Two new fish species — with pancake-flat bodies, wiggling lures on their faces, and elbowed fins for “walking” on the seafloor — have been discovered in the path of spewing Gulf of Mexico oil.
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