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An Astrophotographer Has Captured a Stunning Photo of the Vela Supernova Remnant

Prepare to be amazed by this stunning image captured by astrophotographer Vikas Chander! The photo showcases the remains of a massive star that went supernova about 11,000 years ago, creating the Vela supernova remnant. Even though the star is long gone, its remnants can still be seen in the Southern Hemisphere by eagle-eyed skywatchers. The image features the blue-hued Pencil Nebula, part of a supernova shockwave of debris that collided with gas and caused a distinct glow, and an HII region called RCW 38, surrounded by billowing clouds of gas and dust.

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How Viral Librarian Mychal Threets Found His Joy

In a world where libraries face challenges, Mychal Threets is shining a positive light. With 2 million social media followers, this former Solano County librarian shares his love for books and community. Through Instagram and TikTok videos, he promotes "library joy" and unique resources like free tax help, music instrument rentals and more. Despite facing mental health struggles, Threets says he plans to advocate for libraries nationwide with hopes of becoming the next LeVar Burton in promoting literacy.

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Old Curbside Telecom Boxes Are Being Transformed into EV Charging Stations Across Britain

BT Group is transforming old curbside cable boxes into electric car charging stations in the UK, helping the country move towards a net zero emissions economy. These street cabinets, known as DSLAM boxes, can fully charge an EV in 6 to 8 hours using existing power lines. The first conversion has already taken place in East Lothian, Scotland with plans for more across the UK. With over 60,000 potential sites available, BT aims to repurpose existing infrastructure and make charging stations more accessible for drivers.

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How Special Programs Are Helping Children in Haiti Overcome Trauma

In Haiti, parents are learning games to help their children cope with trauma caused by ongoing gang violence. The training sessions aim to bring smiles and support to families in need. Despite the challenges, there is hope as parents receive tools like crayons and inflatable balls for their kids. Efforts are being made to address mental health taboos and provide much-needed assistance in a country facing a difficult situation.

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These Robotic 'SuperLimbs' Could Help Moonwalkers Recover from Falls

Looking for a good laugh? Check out NASA's videos of astronauts falling on the moon, which are both funny and relatable. MIT engineers have taken inspiration from these lunar bloopers to create SuperLimbs - wearable robotic limbs that can help fallen astronauts get back on their feet easily. These innovative limbs will be able to support astronauts in low-gravity environments like the moon and could prove crucial during NASA's upcoming Artemis mission.

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This Farmer Recreated a Special Lamb Moment 40 Years Later

Get ready for a heartwarming story of a farmer recreating a childhood moment after his ewe gave birth to four healthy lambs, just like 40 years ago. Farmer Tom Martin, 44, was shocked yet thrilled by the unexpected event at his family farm near Peterborough. With lambing season in full swing across the UK, Mr. Martin and his wife are now caring for the quads around the clock as they marvel at this rare occurrence.

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Mental Time Travel Helps Birds Remember Food Stashes

Eurasian Jays surprise scientists by showing they have episodic memory similar to humans, recalling where they store food. Researchers found evidence of mental time travel in these birds, expanding our understanding of animal intelligence. In experiments, the jays demonstrated excellent memory skills by remembering specific details and visual features to find hidden food 70% of the time. This study opens up new possibilities for exploring the cognitive abilities of birds like Eurasian Jays beyond survival instincts.

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See the Funniest Photos From The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Get ready to chuckle at some hilarious wildlife photos! The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards just wrapped up, with Jason Moore snagging the top prize for his "Air Guitar Roo" kangaroo shot. Among 5,300 entries from 85 countries, this funny photo stood out in both the overall competition and Creatures of the Land category. Started in 2015 by Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and Tom Sullam, these awards bring humor to wildlife photography while supporting conservation efforts.

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Majestic Sei Whales Have Reappeared in Argentine Waters After Nearly a Century

Whales are making an incredible comeback in Argentina! Sei whales have returned to the nation's coastal waters after nearly a decade, thanks to conservation efforts. These massive blue-grey giants were once hunted near extinction but are now rebounding. Other marine life, like blue whales and Southern fin whales, are also thriving in various regions around the world. Great news for our planet's largest creatures!

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A Mexico City Taco Stand Has Made History as the First to Earn a Michelin Star

In a historic move, the Michelin Guide has awarded its first star to a tiny taco stand in Mexico City. Taquería El Califa de León, known for its simple yet high-quality tacos, has been recognized for its delicious offerings. The 70-year-old taquería offers four varieties of tacos cooked to perfection by Chef Arturo Rivera Martínez. This milestone marks a celebration of indigenous innovation and contemporary Mexican culture on the world stage.

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The Full Flower Moon is Blooming Soon! Here's When and How You Can See It.

2024 has been an amazing year for stargazers with a total solar eclipse and the northern lights visible as far south as Florida. Don't forget about the beautiful full moon we see every month, especially in May when we can expect the Flower Moon. This special name comes from various sources like Native American traditions. The optimal viewing time for this stunning event will be on May 22 at around 7:40 p.m., so mark your calendars and find a cozy spot to enjoy this natural wonder!

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How Viral Librarian Mychal Threets Found His Joy

Old Curbside Telecom Boxes Are Being Transformed into EV Charging Stations Across Britain

How Special Programs Are Helping Children in Haiti Overcome Trauma

These Robotic 'SuperLimbs' Could Help Moonwalkers Recover from Falls

This Farmer Recreated a Special Lamb Moment 40 Years Later

Mental Time Travel Helps Birds Remember Food Stashes

See the Funniest Photos From The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Majestic Sei Whales Have Reappeared in Argentine Waters After Nearly a Century

A Mexico City Taco Stand Has Made History as the First to Earn a Michelin Star

The Full Flower Moon is Blooming Soon! Here's When and How You Can See It.