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Nine new fish species discovered with hands instead of fins

Each of the bizarre new species uses modified pectoral fins to crawl, rather than swim, along the ocean floor. [...]

Nine new fish species discovered with hands instead of fins

Each of the bizarre new species uses modified pectoral fins to crawl, rather than swim, along the ocean floor. [...]

Bullfighter catches a horn through the chin

Bullfighter Julio Aparicio took a bull horn to the throat and was inches away from dying a horrible death. Watch the fight here (if you dare). [...]

Smart grid data collection sparks privacy concerns

Smart grids may manage power efficiently, but they also gather private data concerning each household’s energy use — data that should be protected. [...]

Bad cement jobs plague offshore rigs

Sealing offshore wells has failed many times, yet federal regulators give drillers a free hand in this crucial safety step. [...]

A perfect projectile for the cultivation underground

Before embarking on any covert seed-sowing missions this summer, ensure that your guerilla gardening arsenal is well-stocked with SUCK UK Flower Grenades. [...]

‘Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet’

Author Bill McKibben manages to turn a grim topic into an enjoyable read. [...]

Gumbo, oyster delicacies could be next victims of oil slick

Huge swaths of the Gulf of Mexico are closed and experts warn that the toxic oil could impact fisheries for years to come. [...]

Vermont utilities OK buying wind power from New Hampshire firm

The state’s two largest utilities will buy power generated by Granite Reliable Wind’s 33 wind towers in northern New Hampshire. [...]

BP promises $500 million to study impact of oil spill

The pledge came after the U.S. government threatened to take over the response to the environmental disaster. [...]