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If climate change were a scam, scientists would be hyping up the Antarctic iceberg

On Wednesday morning, researchers reported that the massive Larsen C ice shelf had finally ruptured, releasing an iceberg the size of Delaware into the Antarctic Ocean.<p>Rather than ringing the alarm on man-made climate change, glaciologist Martin O'Leary called the massive calving "natural," and …

18 maps that explain America

Happy Fourth of July!<p>As Americans celebrate Independence Day, here are 18 maps that illustrate various aspects of our country's demographics, economy, and culture.<p><i>Rob Wile contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump jumps the gun on NATO, jobs claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted in his speech to Congress that new money "is pouring in" from NATO partners, which it isn't. He also took credit for corporate job expansion and military cost savings that actually took root under his predecessor.<p>A look at some of his claims Tuesday …

Donald Trump

Why 4.5 Billion Years of Fluctuating Global Temperatures Can’t Explain Climate Change Today

XKCD does it again.<p>One of the most commonly used arguments against human-caused climate change is that Earth has experienced severe fluctuations in …

Climate Change