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Recompose Vessel

How human composting could help reduce the carbon footprint of death

You already know that eggshells and banana peels can be composted to reduce our negative environmental impact. Did you know that you can also compost your body after you’re gone? Human composting, also known as natural organic removal or the reduction of human remains, is the act of putting a deceased body in a reusable …

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Titanic Wreck

Divers discover a remarkable discovery near the Titanic’s wreck

Although the Titanic’s wreck sits in two pieces at the North Atlantic Ocean’s bottom, it is slowly decaying almost 4,000m (13,000ft) below the surface. But, it is not the only one. A sonar blip discovered 26 years ago has shown that there is more to this area than was previously believed. P.H. Nargeolet, a veteran …

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Sonoran Desert Toad

National Park Service warns that you should not lick this psychedelic toad

It may be delicious, but you shouldn’t lick the Sonoran desert toad, according to the National Park Service. On Tuesday, NPS posted on Facebook warning people to be cautious around the Sonoran Desert Toad also known as the Colorado River Toad. According to the Facebook post, the amphibian is the largest known toad in North …

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Full Blood Moon

The total lunar eclipse will see the full moon turn an unsettling reddish-purple color

The full moon will turn a coppery hue of red in the sky on Tuesday, November 8th. It will also kick off Election Day by launching an early morning event — a total lunar eclipse. The second eclipse of the year will occur at 3:02 AM. ET. The moon will dim for the first hour …

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