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Art gone wild: The best places to see sculptures outdoors

By photosearth / June 26, 2017

(CNN)Some of the most popular outdoor works of the last few decades — James Turrell’s famous Skyspaces, Robert Smithson’s “Spiral Jetty,” Antony Gormley’s standing figures, Andy Goldsworthy’s ephemeral works in nature — have shown how a fresh setting can make for a perspective-altering and exhilarating experience. Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/30/arts/best-sculpture-parks/index.html Here are a few of the […]

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The Most Surreal Landscapes On Earth

By photosearth / June 26, 2017

Planet Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations molded over thousands of years by Mother Nature, while others are man-made creations that have altered the earth in strange ways. From the bubbling lava lakes of Ethiopia, to a lake that has been nestled in the desert for 2,000 years, here are 29 […]

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Grand Canyon at risk as Arizona officials ask Trump to end uranium mining ban

By photosearth / June 26, 2017

Image of the Grand Canyon and surrounding area taken from the International Space Station Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/05/public-lands-uranium-mining-arizona-grand-canyon Exclusive: Powerful regional officials to ask administration to end 20-year ban, saying it is unlawful and inhibits economic opportunity A coalition of influential officials in Arizona and Utah is urging the Trump administration to consider rolling back Obama-era […]

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NASA’s P-3 Aircraft Flies Over Southeast Greenland

By photosearth / June 25, 2017

The shadow of NASA’s P-3 aircraft is seen over an iceberg on a May 8, 2017 flight supporting NASA’s Operation IceBridge mission. IceBridge began its final week of Arctic Spring 2017 surveys with a glacier-packed mission in Greenland, called Southeast Glaciers 01. NASA Image of the Day Save Save

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Scientists Solve Mystery Of How Pumice Stones Float

By photosearth / June 24, 2017

  Floating rocks sound like they belong on Pandora, not on Earth, but they are a real phenomenon, occurring when volcanoes produce rocks less dense than water. However, geologists have been puzzled how these pumice stones often continue to float for years, before eventually sinking. Now the high-powered X-rays at Berkeley’s Advanced Light Source synchrotron […]

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Earth Has A Strange Hidden Layer Of Tectonic Plates

By photosearth / June 24, 2017

  Earths tectonic plates are weird as hell. First there werent any, then there was a massive shell, then there were babycontinents, then supercontinents, microcontinents, regular continents, all of them shifting around the Earths crust and changing its appearance, like a very slow inkblot test. Now, it appears theyre set to get even stranger. A […]

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You can watch ‘Planet Earth 2’ without cablehere’s how

By photosearth / June 24, 2017

The BBC blew away nature buffs when it released its Planet Earth series in 2006 after five years of recording incredibly beautiful footage ofanimals in their remotehabitats. Now nature is getting another breathtaking closeup in the BBC’s Planet Earth 2. Viewers in the U.K. experienced the sequel, narrated by David Attenborough and with music by Hans […]

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Traditional Irish Cookery

By photosearth / June 23, 2017

Traditional Irish Cookery Used Book in Good Condition Ireland has always been renowned for the quality and freshness of its ingredients and the hearty style of its cooking. From mussels and Dublin Bay prawns to succulent beef, wholesome breads and an imaginative range of recipes for potatoes, this attractive and authentic collection offers a selection […]

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Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato

By photosearth / June 22, 2017

Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato Great product! “Illustrated in dePaola’s signature style, this has an inviting look. Buoyant watercolors are framed by thin orange borders….An engaging read-aloud choice for St. Patrick’s Day.” — BooklistA Cheery picture book, with the artist using the lighter, brighter side of his palette….Attractive and amusing.” — Kirkus Reviews“Jamie O’Rourke […]

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