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Scientists are looking at riskier ways to reverse climate change

Our planet is heating up. There’s mostly consensus on what’s causing global warming (we are), as well as how quickly we need to work to slow it down (very quickly).<p>Now many climate scientists are coming together around a common goal: keep the planet from heating up more than two degrees Celsius. …

Serena Williams still awed by Roger Federer

NEW YORK -- Serena Williams has faced plenty of distractions in this run-up to the US Open. On Monday at Flushing Meadows, she faced an unexpected …

Solar device shatters records for splitting water - Futurity

A new "artificial leaf" system that uses solar energy to split water and create hydrogen fuel is the safest and most efficient one ever designed.

This Heroic Woman Chugged An Entire Bottle of Rémy Martin at Airport Security

Waste not, want not.<p>We've all been there: After waiting in line to pass through security at the airport, you realize the bottle of water you just bought won't be making it past the x-ray machine. You toss it and try to live on in dry-throat despair. This all-too-familiar experience happened to a …

Alcohol

The Funniest Ted Talk Ever To Teach You How To Sound Smart

Learn how to sound smart in any given situation without being too scientific and knowledgable in anything or talented at speaking.

TED Talks

70% of North Korea's submarine fleet just vanished from South Korean radar

A spokesman for South Korea's Defense Ministry reportedly said that the North's mass submarine deployment was "unprecedented" and that the US and Seoul had responded by increasing their military surveillance.<p>"The number is nearly 10 times the normal level … we take the situation very seriously," …

Drake and Serena Williams, an OTP History

Monday morning, TMZ woke the internet up with a photo of Serena Williams and Drakeallegedly canoodling in the private room at a Cincinnati restaurant. The event served to confirm many months of dating rumors (<i>Hollywood Life</i> claims to have caught the two kissing at Wimbledon). With celebrity …

U.S. Open 2015: What makes tennis' greatest entertainer Gael Monfils tick

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gael Monfils has long been tennis' great entertainer, but the clock is ticking on the Frenchman's grand slam ambitions.<p>One of the most exciting players on the circuit, he is also one of the most frustrating.<p>He's been known to attempt shots between his legs, hit forehands and backhands with …

Tennis

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Pakistan stumbles upon its 'biggest' child abuse case

Officials in the Pakistani state of Punjab have called for a federal inquiry into what it called the largest-ever child abuse case in the South Asian country's history involving nearly 300 children.<p>The government of Punjab state on Sunday ordered a judicial investigation into the case that came to …

Human Rights

Marco Rubio says he opposes abortions in all instances

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he opposes abortion in all instances -- but he'd support legislation that includes exceptions in cases such as rape, incest and when the life of the mother is threatened, and he has no problem with contraception.<p>The Republican presidential contender …

Government

Yazidi Child Soldiers Take Revenge on ISIS

A year ago, the U.S. went back to Iraq to defend the Yazidis. Now the youngest of them, coached by a Marxist terrorist organization, are training to …

Middle East

Global warming: National Geographic map shows 'striking' retreat of Arctic ice sheet

National Geographic has produced an animated gif showing the "striking" retreat of Arctic ice that has occured over the last few years.<p>The images, …

Donald Trump and the 'war on women': GOP confident mogul will lose the battle

With Democrats focused on remarks about Fox anchor Megyn Kelly, Republican candidates, strategists and voters play down poll leader’s impact and chances<p>It has been a dizzying few days for Donald Trump. But as the dust swirls from his latest provocation – a controversial remark about Fox News …

Republicans

This Incredible 3D Printed Device Stores Wind Energy in Gravity

Renewable energy is what will lead the planet to better self sufficiency. It will help the developing nations become more developed and the already …

Climate change and national security: Pentagon warning and vast new Russia Arctic claim.

Global warming could turn the Arctic into a 21st-century battlefield, and the United States isn’t prepared. That’s the key takeaway from a new …

Five ways that nuclear weapons could still be used

Seventy years on from the bombing of Hiroshima, the danger of nuclear war has reduced greatly – but not completely<p>On 6 August 1945, the first atomic bomb to be used in anger detonated over the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later, it was Nagasaki’s turn. That was the last such attack. Despite …

Nuclear Energy