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Global warming causes lakes to disappear in Chile

Global warming causes lakes to disappear in Chile

On April 10th, Lake Cachet II Chile, S.America, dried up overnight. Scientists believe that the whole "disappearing" phenomenon is due to global warming.

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Baby with Two Faces Hailed as a Goddess

Baby with Two Faces Hailed as a Goddess

One month old Lali is already a very special child. Born with two faces, she has four sets of eyes, two noses and two mouths. In scientific terms her condition is called "craniofacial duplication". However, in rural India where she was born, she is a miracle - the reincarnation (re-birth) of a Hindu Goddess known as Durga.

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Will Earth vaporize in 7.6 billion years?

Will Earth vaporize in 7.6 billion years?

Will the heat from the sun vaporize the earth in the 7.6 billion years? That is the dire prediction of two Astronomers from the Univesity of Sussex - unless we do something about it.

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Coming Soon - The World's Biggest Butterfly House

Coming Soon - The World's Biggest Butterfly House

The United Kingdom will soon be home to the world's largest butterfly house. When ready in March 2011, the $50 million U.S. Dollar project is expected to showcase over 10,000 butterflies and 250 different species.

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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano provides a feast for the eyes

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano provides a feast for the eyes

The Islands of Hawaii, USA usually associated with beautiful serene beaches is also home to another amazing attraction - active volcanoes. And right now one of its youngest volcanoes, Kilauea is spewing out some spectacular lava on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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The Oldest Recorded Human Voice

The Oldest Recorded Human Voice

It is a mere 10-second clip of the French song "Au Clair de La Lune" - yet this first ever known human voice recording by Frenchman Edourado-Leon Scott in April of 1860, has changed history.

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Life Is Tough For The World's Tallest Man

Life Is Tough For The World's Tallest Man

At 8ft 5in, Leonard Stadnik is the tallest man in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records. While that sounds really cool and amazing, living a normal life and doing the things we take for granted is a little difficult for this extra-tall man.

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Earth Hour 2008 - Switch Off All Lights!

Earth Hour 2008 - Switch Off All Lights!

8.00pm (local time) Saturday, March 29th is Earth Hour. This is when millions of people and businesses around the world will switch off all lights for one hour. The idea behind Earth Hour is to show people how much impact each individual can have in curbing the effects of global warming.

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