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250-Year-Old Eyewitness Accounts of Icier Arctic Attest to Loss of Sea Ice (pinning this mostly for the photo, which is cool)

from Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Graphic: Arctic sea ice loss

from National Geographic News

Yes, Mr. President, We Remade Our Atlas to Reflect Shrinking Ice

Picture illustration of the Arctic Ocean ice melting on through National Geographic atlases

from 6sqft

Photo Series Captures Three Years of NYC Subway Cars Being Dumped in the Atlantic Ocean

Photo Series Captures Three Years of NYC Subway Cars Being Dumped in the Atlantic Ocean (to make artificial reefs) -- could be great feature if we can find underwater photos of the reefs

Lily Anther, Still Alive Using a new microscopy technique, scientists can see living cells clearly without the need to stain them, a process which usually kills the cells. These cells are from a lily anther, the pollen-carrying reproductive portion of the flower. University of Sheffield

from Science News

Remote-controlled rover doesn’t spook penguins

TROJAN PENGUIN  An emperor penguin and chick watch a disguised rover roll up to them. The rover helps collect data without stressing the animals. ~~ Y. Le Maho et al/Nature Methods 2014

from Smithsonian

Scientists Will Soon Be Trawling Through All of Your Tweets

The social network is celebrating 10 years of letting folks share their thoughts in 140 characters or fewer. Here are the moments that stand out.