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How minerals and rocks reflect rainbows, glow in the dark, and otherwise blow your mind
Nature's imperfections make a feast for the eyes.
Glacier-dwelling bacteria thrive on chemical energy derived from rocks and water
Who needs sunlight? Not these microbes.
Welcome to Earth, home to human-sized salamanders and skin-eating worms
Celebrate Earth Day with some truly bizarre facts about our world.
The best bouldering accessories for your first rock climbing trip
A chalk bag, a crash pad, and more.
Dragonglass is real, even if white walkers (hopefully) aren’t
Megapixels: 'Game of Thrones' turns a naturally-occurring glass into a fantastical weapon.
Megapixels: Asteroid Bennu is …exploding?
New images reveal peculiar behavior from the celestial object
Ancient poop is helping archaeologists understand a midwestern city’s demise
The forensic feces files
Fake diamonds helped scientists find the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth
It all went down 36 million years ago.
Breakthroughs, stardom, and collapse: the life cycle of a sea arch
Weathering the waves
Scientists Will Combine Water And Lava To Watch Them Explode
Research in upstate New York will find out why the two just don’t mix