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The Blue Marble

The Blue Marble

In 1972 the Apollo 17 spacecraft shared a picture of the whole earth and called it the Blue Marble. Although the evolution of sustainability began when philosophers like John Stuart Mill, David Hume and...

Video of Amazing Star Trails Captured Over India

If you've ever laid down to gaze at the night stars, this video will be sure to amaze you. Captured through over 8,000 images over the course of 104 hours, this time-lapse video of...
Ken Ham vs Bill Nye

What Ken Ham Proved in Tuesday’s Creation Debate

Bill Nye "the Science Guy" made headlines last year in a "Big Think" appearance when he claimed that it's wrong to teach creationism to children: "We need scientifically literate voters and taxpayers for the future....
Mars One

Go Green Red: Apply for Mars’ first human settlement

If the current state of environmental affairs has gotten you down and you've given up hope for the future of Earth, you may have considered that starting a new colony on Mars is humanity's...

Cause and Effect: The damage humans have done in Earth’s history

What would it look like if we took Earth's 4.5 billion year history, and stuffed it into a normal day's 24 hour time-frame?
new planet

European astronomers say they’ve discovered a new planet in our backyard

A team of European astronomers have announced that it has discovered a new planet. The planet is the same mass as Earth in Alpha Centauri, a triple-star system that is the Sun’s closest neighbour....
Oldest Animals

The Secret to Eternal Life: Earth’s Longest Living Things

Do you ever find yourself wondering, “What is the oldest living thing?” Is it an animal or plant; creature of the land or beast of the sea?Well read this post and you’ll wonder no more...
Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice 2012

Not a moment too soon: Summer Solstice (the “official” first day of summer) is this Wednesday, June 20, 2012—despite how it feels in your neck of the woods.Some of us are actually still buttoning...
Earth Time-lapse Animation

Time-lapse animation of Humans’ impact on Earth

This stunning animation shows the impact that Humans have had on Earth over the past 200 years. The video was created for a short film titled 'Welcome to the Anthropocene' which is to be...

What it looks like to fly over Earth

This video has been making the rounds but if you haven't seen it, it's worth checking out:A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night....