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106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica

106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 12, 2017 0

For a food that has been around at least since the Middle Ages, fruitcakes certainly have their share of detractors. The long list of jokes about fruitcakes—a rich dessert containing dried or candied fruits, nuts

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We’ve Been Everywhere (New Zealand)

We’ve Been Everywhere (New Zealand)

Natural Habitat Adventures December 9, 2017 0

Upon completing a New Zealand nature adventure, Nat Hab traveler Linda Ayres was inspired to compose the song lyrics shown below. (The words are intended to be sung to the tune of Johnny Cash’s

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Baby Foxes

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Baby Foxes

Kendal Bower December 8, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected two baby foxes. Photographer Jocelyn Praud Captured this moment in Quebec, Canada.

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Video: the Aurora Borealis over Scotland

Video: the Aurora Borealis over Scotland

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 7, 2017 0

The northern lights—also known as the aurora borealis—have been around since the Earth formed an atmosphere more than four billion years ago. The dinosaurs saw them, early humans certainly gazed at them, you may

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A Better Way to Bear It

A Better Way to Bear It

WWF December 6, 2017 0

Harboring one of the planet’s last great bastions of ice, East Greenland is a wild Arctic landscape. Polar bears reign over this raw terrain—an expanse of hardy tundra, jagged fjords and massive glaciers. But

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2017: Warm Fall, Cold Winter. It’s Still Climate Change.

2017: Warm Fall, Cold Winter. It’s Still Climate Change.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 5, 2017 1

Fall 2017 will officially come to a close in just about two weeks. It was probably one of the warmest falls that you can remember. That’s why it may be hard now, in the

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