NASA Photographs One Of The Largest Icebergs To Ever Split Off From Antarctica

NASA scientists have captured close-up images of a behemoth iceberg that in July detached from one of the largest floating ice shelves in Antarctica.The iceberg is one of the largest in recorded history to split off from Antarctica, and is close to the size of Delaware, consisting of almost four times...

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Award-winning photo of elephants running for their lives captures the death of humanity

This photograph was named as a 'Hell hole' and why not, it shows the death of humanity.A photograph of two elephants trying to escape the flaming tar bombs and crackers thrown at them has won the Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Award. The photograph by Biplab Hazra is a proof of the unending elephant-human...

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Fancy This ‘Loo-uis Vuitton’ Toilet? It Only Costs $100,000

Need somewhere to spend all you extra 100s and 1000s of dollars? This may just be what you're looking to spend on. An artist has recently created a special toilet made from Louis Vuitton bags worth $15,000. And it'll only set you back by $100,000 (Rs. 65,40,000 approximately).The fully-functioning potty...

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Dazzling Northern Lights Display Illuminates Finnish Skies

A spectacular multicoloured display of the Northern Lights danced across the sky over Finland this week.The aurora borealis was visible across an unusually large swathe of the country, and further south than usual.It is the result of collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun with...

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Astronomers Catch A Glimpse Of Sun’s Future

A team of astronomers from Sweden has for the first time observed the clearest and sharpest view yet of the surface of a red giant, an ageing star, with the same mass as the Sun, demonstrating a glimpse of the Sun's future.Stars like the Sun evolve over time-scales of many billion years. When they reach...

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Meet the daredevil photographer who hangs out of helicopters

Seeing the world from above is always a thrilling experience -- even if it's just from an airplane window.So imagine how photographer Jin-Woo Prensena feels hanging out of a helicopter. The daredevil lensman takes spectacular shots of the world from above -- suspended in the air, often more than 7,500...

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Main Arch Of World’s Highest Bridge, On Chenab River In Jammu and Kashmir, Launched

Railways has launched the main arch of the world's highest bridge on the River Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district which will provide direct connectivity to the Kashmir valley.The iconic bridge will soar 359 metres above the bed of the River Chenab and will be 30 metres higher than the Eiffel...

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Thousands Of Migrating Pelicans Get Free Lunch In Israel

A visit from tens of thousands of migrating pelicans may be a gift for bird-watchers, but for Israeli fish farmers it can be costly. In response, Israeli authorities have taken to feeding the birds to help preserve the farms' stocks.Staff members of staff at the reservoir in Mishmar Hasharon feed the pelicans...

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We Finally Have A Real Pic Of India From Space On Diwali

A picture of India on Diwali, taken from space by 'NASA', has by now become a standing joke. The Photoshopped picture was circulated year after year - but people are wise to it now. So what does India actually look like from space on Diwali - the festival of lights? Thanks to astronaut Paolo Nespoli,...

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Newly Discovered Moon Tunnel Could Be The Perfect Place For A Colony, Scientists Say

At the close of the Apollo age, just months before the final moon walk in 1971, a NASA researcher argued that vast tunnels lie beneath the lunar surface.There was good reason to think so. Lava from ancient volcanoes might have bored miles-long voids beneath the moon, just like volcanoes carved out the Kaumana...

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