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Inside the world’s toughest sailing race, where crews endure chaotic seas and cramped quarters to sail around the world
Welcome to the Volvo Ocean Race, one of the toughest sailing races on the planet. Held every three years, the nine-month, 40,000-mile race is a grueling test of will and sailing ability for some of the world's best sailors.
Scientists spent a month exploring the Gulf of Mexico’s deep sea habitats — and the images they brought back are astonishing
NOAA researchers spent close to a month charting the unexplored depths of the Gulf of Mexico.
The Philippines has unveiled designs for a futuristic city called New Clark. The $14 billion city could include driverless cars, drones, a lot of green space, and more.
The cost of solar power is decreasing so rapidly, it's actually cheaper than coal, based on some analyses. That shift is a sign of a potential boom in renewable energy.
The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere just hit its highest level in 800,000 years and scientists predict deadly consequences
Average monthly levels of CO2 exceeded 410 parts per million in April, according to observations from the Mauna Loa Observatory. Human activity has pushed those gas levels into uncharted territory. There will be deadly consequences.
A volcano eruption in Hawaii has caused lava to pour into a residential neighborhood — here’s what it looks like on the ground
The Kilauea volcano on the island of Hawaii erupted Thursday, scarring forests and sending plumes of ash thousands of feet into the sky. These dramatic photos show the scale of the eruption.
The company behind America’s favorite hummus has funded an under-the-radar effort to make lab-grown steak
Aleph Farms is a Strauss Group-funded Israeli-based company that's out to make cuts of clean meat — not ground beef or patties — using the principles of regenerative medicine. Beef producers should take note.
Scientists caught rare footage of sea cucumbers hovering deep in the Gulf of Mexico — and it looks like something from an alien world
Sea cucumbers can regulate their buoyancy and hover in the water column. NOAA scientists caught rare footage of this on a recent expedition to some of the deepest parts of the Gulf of Mexico.
A scientist says he’s invented a replacement for plastic water bottles that fully decomposes in 3 weeks
The Choose Water bottle, developed by James Longcroft, is made up of recycled paper pulp and natural materials that can supposedly decompose within three weeks. Plastic usually takes centuries to break down.
Far-right protesters and leftists around the world hit the streets for May Day — take a look at the dramatic protests
May Day has been a day of union activism around the world for decades, but this year far-right protesters also used the May 1 holiday to stage protests from Germany to Poland. See the most dramatic May Day protest photos from around the world.