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See lightning shred unsuspecting tree in display of nature's wrath

Watch a "wow" moment as lightning shatters a large tree and proves that you don't mess with Mother Nature.

By 29 January 2016

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The fins and the furious: Fish are nature's top athletes, study says

Scientists suggest that a fish's ability to quickly disperse oxygen through its body makes it the ultimate athlete. Oh yeah? Let's see a pirate perch go three rounds with Ronda Rousey.

By 7 October 2015

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'Totoro' creator Hayao Miayazaki to build a 'nature park' for children

The Studio Ghibli animation giant has announced plans to build an interactive park where children can enjoy nature.

By 11 September 2015

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Snoop Dogg should narrate every nature documentary from now on

The legendary rapper adds commentary to clips from the BBC nature series "Planet Earth" that would make Sir David Attenborough very proud.

By 23 January 2016

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Mother Nature's fury as seen from space (pictures)

Normally we see the devastation natural disasters visit on neighborhoods and cities, but our outposts in orbit show the full scope of their destructive power.

10 Images By 23 August 2015

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Alien hunters check mystery star for signs of E.T. or 'freaky' nature

Last week news broke of something strange orbiting a distant star, raising the remote possibility of an alien civilization. CNET's Eric Mack spoke with the SETI Institute to see how the search is going.

By 24 October 2015

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Turn a stick into a sword with the Nature Sabre sword creator

A humble branch becomes a mighty sword of truth with a clever silicone handle meant to spark imaginative journeys.

By 18 September 2015

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Nature's patterns: Golden spirals and branching fractals

Certain patterns, such as the fractal, are repeated over and over in nature -- with some spectacular contrasts on wildly different scales.

12 Images By 10 April 2015

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Natural selection: Mama robot builds self-evolving baby-bots

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have built a robot that can build other robots, test them, and improve on the results.

By 18 August 2015

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Devastating natural disasters as seen from space (pictures)

From the Nepal earthquake to the domestic devastation in Seaside Heights, N.J., these satellite images show just how vicious Mother Nature can be.

14 Images By 4 August 2015