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2019

16 images that will make you feel 'as free as a bird'

Now in its fourth year, the Bird Photographer of the Year competition received more than 13,500 entries from 63 countries, making 2019 its biggest year yet. Both professional and amateur photographers were encouraged to submit photos in the eight different…

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A rustic wood cabin from the ’70s is remodeled into a charming getaway

The original ChAlet Cabin was built onto a patch of land in Donovaly, Slovenia in the 1970s. Since its original construction, the wood cabin had fallen into almost disrepair. The shutters were misshapen and splintered, the bottom had been damaged by the elements and the paint was faded and peeling. Rather than completely tearing down the structure, the decision was made to focus on the property’s sustainable features and improve upon them to create an updated rustic cabin that continues to embody…

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #33, 2019

Posted on 20 August 2019 by SkS-Team 39 articles, 5 open access.  Keep calm but don’t carry on Skeptical Science was founded for the purpose of debunking misunderstandings and intentional misinformation about anthropogenic climate change. In this interest, this week…

Where does Mars’ methane come from? Not wind

On Earth, methane gas is often associated with microbial life. Scientists find methane in Mars’ atmosphere, too. Could it be life-related? We still don’t know, but a new study shows wind erosion is likely not the cause.

Moon sweeps past planet Uranus

Before dawn on August 21 and 22, 2019, let the moon guide you to the constellation Aries the Ram. When the moon moves away, try star-hopping to Uranus using guide stars within this constellation. Good luck!

Bird Fair quick thoughts

Bird Fair 2019 was great the weather was mostly OK but rain on Friday made the slithering around in places part of the fun – I can’t remember a recent Bird Fair when we’ve had to do that (but they…

Green space is good for your mental health — the nearer the better!

(University of Warwick) Living within 300m of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth, and life satisfaction — according to a new study by researchers at the University of Warwick, Newcastle University and the University of Sheffield.