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4 years after Gulf oil spill, wildlife still dying

mnn.com — The report focused on 14 species affected by the spill and used data from independent scientists and the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration. It found that many species, particularly bottlenose dolphins and sea turtles, are dying in record numbers, and the NWF says the animals' deaths are connected to the Gulf oil spill.

The science behind your cat's most adorable features

mnn.com — If you're a cat lover, you likely think every part of your feline friend is adorable - from his fuzzy paws to his tiny pink nose. But while we may exclaim over their furry ears and darling whiskers, these parts all serve a remarkable purpose that may go unnoticed at first glance.

Blood moon shines during total lunar eclipse in stunning photos

mnn.com — The moon took on an eerie blood-red hue early Tuesday during the first total lunar eclipse of 2014, a celestial sight that wowed potentially millions of stargazers across North and South America.
Miss the blood moon lunar eclipse this week? @MotherNatureNet has you covered with these spectacular photos. mnn.com/earth-matters/…
These "blood moon" photos look a lot cooler than the rain I saw last night: mnatu.re/RlIref