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California’s Death Valley Has the Hottest Month Ever Recorded on Earth

Last month was one for extreme heat around the world, but every locale pales in comparison to what’s going on at Death Valley in the US state of California. Already one of the hottest places on Earth, the heat has gone into overdrive this July. Death Valley is in line to set a record for the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. Read More >>

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What the Hell Is This Unidentified Flying Object?

Gizmodo reader Gavin Heffernan just finished this really beautiful day and night time lapse of Death Valley's dunes in the US. "Though we almost froze, we got some amazing stars, geminid meteors, star trails, planets, and even a UFO," he says: Read More >>