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It's that time of year again. The time when roughly 1,000 of the world's 20,000 remaining polar bears travel to Churchill, Manitoba (aka "The Polar Bear Capital of the World") to hunt for seals, and we — the Internet — watch. Because it is our duty. Because polar bears are awesome. And because explore.org has teamed… » 11/12/12 12:13pm 11/12/12 12:13pm

Watch the largest polar bear gathering in the world live via HD webcam

Every autumn, around 1,000 of the world's estimated 20,000 polar bears make their way to Churchill, Manitoba, a small town situated on the shore of northeastern Canada's Hudson Bay. There, the polar bears wait for the bay to freeze over so that they can hunt for seals and other marine mammals, and accumulate fat… » 11/12/11 7:30am 11/12/11 7:30am

Scientists sort out the secrets of bubble-rafting snails

For years, scientists have marveled at the seafaring abilities of snails like Janthina janthina (pictured above), which produce a biological bubble-wrap that enables them to float just below the water's surface in oceans around the world. » 10/18/11 8:30am 10/18/11 8:30am

Lifeforce: a film that satisfies all of your naked space vampire needs

In the pantheon of naturist astro-Dracula cinema, very few films outclass Lifeforce. Replete with astronauts behaving like they never graduated middle school and cosmic Nosferatus forgetting their pants, Lifeforce appeals to the galactic Van Helsing in all of us. » 6/25/11 12:15pm 6/25/11 12:15pm