Tag: rare

Jan 12, 2017

Picture of the Day: Amazing Light Pillars Sighted in Northern Ontario

Picture of the Day: Amazing Light Pillars Sighted in Northern Ontario

North Bay, Canada resident Timothy Joseph Elzinga recently sighted light pillars in the night sky after being awoken by his son in the middle of the night

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Jan 3, 2017

Picture of the Day: An Avalanche on Mars as It was Occurring

Picture of the Day: An Avalanche on Mars as It was Occurring

In an incredible feat of technology and timing, the HiRISE camera captures an avalanche from above as it was occurring

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Dec 31, 2016

New York City Driver Hits 236 Glorious Green Lights in a Row

New York City Driver Hits 236 Glorious Green Lights in a Row

On December 6th at 3:27 am, Noah Forman defied the New York City traffic Gods

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Dec 28, 2016

Dash Cam Shows Tesla’s Autopilot Braking for a Crash Before It Happens

Dash Cam Shows Tesla’s Autopilot Braking for a Crash Before It Happens

Tesla’s autopilot system warns of a potential collision due to an unseen braking vehicle one car ahead and puts on the emergency brake in response

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Dec 22, 2016

Picture of the Day: Snow in the Sahara for First Time in 40 Years

Picture of the Day: Snow in the Sahara for First Time in 40 Years

The rare event was captured by Karim Bouchetata, just outside of the small Algerian town of Ain Sefra

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Dec 16, 2016

Rare Deep-Sea Ghost Shark Observed for First Time Ever in Natural Habitat

Rare Deep-Sea Ghost Shark Observed for First Time Ever in Natural Habitat

Video observations by MBARI of a Ghost Shark (Hydrolagus cf trolli) in the Northeast Pacific ocean represent the first ever of this animal alive in its natural habitat

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Dec 15, 2016

Picture of the Day: A Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

Picture of the Day: A Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

In a historic find, the tail of a 99 million year old dinosaur is seen intact and perfectly preserved in amber; including bones, soft tissue, and feathers. The finding was reported in the latest issue of the science journal, Current Biology.

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