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arctic

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Mars once had an ocean bigger than the Arctic

NASA scientists have analysed the water signatures in Mars' atmosphere to determine that the planet once had a primitive ocean bigger than the Arctic Ocean on Earth.

By March 5, 2015

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Arctic Monkeys and Pink Floyd spinning record sales of vinyl records

Two distinct types of music lovers are buying LPs in numbers not seen since the 1990s.

By November 27, 2014

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This lonely planet is in the longest-distance relationship ever

It could be the most isolated planet in any solar system, and CNET's Eric Mack thinks he can relate.

By January 28, 2016

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Bedjet heater (or cooler) blows the arctic (or tropics) away

Toast your tootsies or chill out up to your chin with Bedjet's Kickstarter project, a gadget that keeps your bed in the temperate zone.

By December 10, 2013

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A beginner's guide to taking pictures of the northern lights

If you're braving the frigid Arctic weather to see the aurora borealis, make sure you have the correct camera settings right to avoid fumbling around in the dark and cold.

By March 30, 2015

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Non-browning apples may be on store shelves soon(ish)

Genetically modified Arctic apples clear a government hurdle and look ahead to landing in a grocery store near you.

By February 17, 2015

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Inside Facebook's Arctic data center (pictures)

Facebook's first data center outside of the United States is up and running. The 290,000-square-foot facility in Lulea, Sweden is now churning through status updates, messages, and photos from users around the world.

14 Images By June 12, 2013

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Facebook turns on data center at edge of the Arctic Circle

With lots of water and the cool Nordic climate, Facebook is lowering its cost to operate a data center and improving its environmental friendliness.

By June 12, 2013

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Satellite reveals major loss of Arctic sea ice (pictures)

New measurements from the European Space Agency's CryoSat ice mission show that the volume of Arctic sea ice is declining drastically.

8 Images By February 13, 2013

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Google Maps explores the faraway Arctic with Street View

The tech giant's mapping team goes further north than it's ever been to add in roads, rivers, and lakes in the beautiful Canadian Arctic, which is only accessible by plane or boat.

By August 22, 2012