The Eerie Perfection of 'Zen Stones': How Rocks Maintain Balance on Pillars of Ice
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The Eerie Perfection of 'Zen Stones': How Rocks Maintain Balance on Pillars of Ice

Nature creates art on the frozen surface at Lake Baikal, Siberia. On the frozen lake, you will find stones balancing on narrow pedestals of thin ice
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A WNBA team is getting booted from its home arena for another playoff game because 'Disney on Ice' is in town

Diana Taurasi gestures during Sunday's single-elimination Phoenix Mercury matchup against Seattle Storm. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson For Game 3 in their
Scientific team uncovers additional threat to Antarctica's floating ice shelves
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Scientific team uncovers additional threat to Antarctica's floating ice shelves

Ice melange is a mixture of ice shelf fragments and windblown snow that acts as a glue to bind large rifts in Antarctica's floating ice. NASA JPL and
Arctic sea ice hits its minimum extent for the year — 2 NASA scientists explain what's driving the overall decline
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Arctic sea ice hits its minimum extent for the year — 2 NASA scientists explain what's driving the overall decline

This article was first published by The Conversation. Space.com's Expert voices: Op-Ed and Insights was contributed by the publication. Alek Petty is
Do Ice Baths Actually Improve Muscle Recovery? Read This Before You Try It Out
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Do Ice Baths Actually Improve Muscle Recovery? Read This Before You Try It Out

Professional athletes routinely use 'cold water immersion' after sporting events. It is said that dipping into icy water (usually 10 C) for five to
How ancient footprints shed light on America’s first teenagers | Robin McKie
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How ancient footprints shed light on America’s first teenagers | Robin McKie

For a long time, the White Sands of New Mexico has been a popular tourist attraction. Today, tourists flock to see the stunning views of pure gypsum
Incredible Fossil Footprints Are The Earliest Known Trace of Humans in North America
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Incredible Fossil Footprints Are The Earliest Known Trace of Humans in North America

New evidence has been found that proves humans lived in North America 7,000 years earlier than archaeologists thought. Fossil footprints discovered
Ice Melt at The Poles Is Now Causing Hidden Changes to Earth's Crust on a Huge Scale
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Ice Melt at The Poles Is Now Causing Hidden Changes to Earth's Crust on a Huge Scale

New research reveals that melting polar ice sheet ice is not only raising sea levels, but also causing a shift in the Earth's underlying surface.
Harvard Study: Melting Polar Ice Is Physically Warping the Planet
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Harvard Study: Melting Polar Ice Is Physically Warping the Planet

The crust appears to shift for hundreds of miles as ice melts. Elastic Earth Rising temperatures are melting Arctic ice at an alarming pace, and the
Mongolia’s Melting Ice Reveals Fragile Prehistoric Artifacts
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Mongolia’s Melting Ice Reveals Fragile Prehistoric Artifacts

This story was first published on The Conversation. It is now available here under a Creative Commons licence. Ice is essential for life in the high