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Blobfish - This gelatinous deep water fish has a face that only its mother would love (although those who truly admire Nature’s boundless and sometimes macabre creativity will certainly appreciate it too). Found in the oceans surrounding Australia and Tasmania, the blobfish leads a rather passive life, feeding on whatever piece of detritus floats within its reach. It lacks the muscular power of other fish and practically doesn’t spend any energy while swimming thanks to its body being less…

from National Geographic News

Haunting Pictures Show Earth Rising Over the Moon

Japan just released high-resolution pictures from its Kaguya orbiter, including some that have never been seen before by the public.

This is an image you don't see every day... This amazing photo of an embryonic dolphin was taken using a combination of three-dimensional ultrasound scans, computer graphics and tiny cameras. (image from the National Geographic Documentary “Extraordinary Animals in the Womb”)