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Boom says its supersonic XB-1 aircraft test program will be “fully carbon neutral”

Commercial aviation isn’t typically the place to look if you’re after carbon-light initiatives. Jet fuel isn’t generally very green, and airplanes burn a lot of it when traversing the skies. But supersonic flight startup Boom wants to change the perception of commercial aviation as an emissions costly prospect, starting with their testing development program for ...

Do not lure deer into your home to feed them, Colorado authorities plead

After a video of a woman luring deer into her home went viral, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding humans -- yet again -- to please, please, just leave deer and all other wildlife alone.

Do not feed the animals.

Do not post videos of yourself feeding wild animals in your home.

The woman who shot this ...

Man trampled by startled deer in McDonalds parking lot

“I mean, just see the flash of him rolling over me and in a straight line, and he was gone,” the deer-trampled gentleman told WSOC-TV.

‘It was absolutely nuts,’ said Ken Worthy, a retired detective in North Carolina who was randomly plowed over by a startled deer in a McDonald’s parking lot the other day.

From ...

Antarctica: Hottest temperature ever recorded, 65º F / 18.3º C

Antarctica's hottest temperature ever was recorded this past Thursday: 65 degrees Fahrenheit, or 18.3 degrees Celsius.

That is not good.

Not good at all.

#Antártida | Nuevo récord de temperaturas 🌡️

Este mediodía la Base #Esperanza registró un nuevo récord histórico (desde 1961) de temperatura, con 18,3°C. Con este valor se supera el ...

Timelapse video of a fish being devoured by maggots

In the first couple of days of this time-lapse video, we see flies laying eggs on a dead fish. On the third day, maggots erupt and begin to eat the fish, paying special attention to the eye socket. At this time-frame, and without being able to smell the fish, it's not as gross as you ...

Moose stuck on railroad bridge gets rescued, relocated, without any major injuries

In Vermont, a moose got stuck on an active railroad bridge, and state fish and wildlife officials managed to remove the moose and relocate it to the wilderness with minimal injuries.

From AP:

State Fish and Wildlife received a report Wednesday morning that a moose was stuck on a bridge near the Ludlow and Cavendish area ...

RIP wetlands and streams, Trump to end environmental protections

Say goodbye to America's wetlands and streams. Say hello to new rivers of pollution, and parking lots where cattails, frogs, and minnows once were. “The Trump administration on Thursday will finalize a rule to ***** away environmental protections for streams, wetlands and other water bodies, handing a victory to farmers, fossil fuel producers and real estate ...

Moose traps man in shed, home surveillance camera got it on video

An Alaska family's home surveillance camera recorded a most remarkable video of a moose trapping a man inside the family shed.

Curtis Phelps was just trying to take the garbage out, when -- as this video from his Ring home surveillance camera demonstrates -- he got trapped inside the shed by a moose who managed to ...

Absolutely magnificent black-and-white photos of trees in the fog

These are just a small sample of Michael Schlegel's glorious photographs of trees in Fanal, the laurisilva forest of Madeira, Portugal. The otherworldly images reassure me with their quiet calm.

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