A New New York Aquarium

Hurricane Sandy hit just one day before construction was to begin on a massive new shark exhibit at the WCS New York Aquarium. Before a single backhoe touched the ground, the aquarium campus and most of its buildings were destroyed.

Like the rest of our New York community, our day-to-day lives were put on hold as we focu[……]

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Al Roker Is Trying To Break A Guinness World Record

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UPDATE: Al Roker has begun his attempt to break the world record for longest weather report. Watch the live video above.
Al Roker is going to attempt to break a Guinness World Record.
No, not for longest beard or most bunny hops in 30 seconds. The “Today” show weatherman will try to break t[……]

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In Sydney: Recommitting to Wildlife and Parks

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One highlight of my childhood growing up in California was a family vacation to Yosemite National Park. For the first time in my life, I was awed by the splendor of nature. In that magnificent setting – with its wildlife and vast open spaces – I remember learning that national parks ex[……]

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American University Puts Fossil Fuel Industry Over Students

Video: American University students read letters they sent to members of the Board of Trustees’ with their personal reasons for supporting fossil fuel divestment.

On November 21, 2014, the Board of Trustees of American University voted in favor of supporting climate destruction, refusing to divest its $550 million endowm[……]

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Here's How Birds Make Do Without External Ears

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Birds have the incredible ability to hear 南京桑拿 上海龙凤网different sounds even though they don’t have outer ears like mammals do.
In fact, birds can perceive whether the source of a sound is above them, below them, or at the same level. But how do they do it?
It’s not ma[……]

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Man Jumps On A Frozen Trampoline. Happy January.

Well this is an ice-breaker.
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Be warned that the video moves at a glacial pace at first. Nathan Ziegler, a school principal who does cold-weather stunts for his “Minnesota Cold” series on YouTube, explains in detail how he prepare[……]

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