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The Navy showed Arnold Schwarzenegger how bad climate change will be for its bases

Arnold Schwarzenegger and the US military have at least one thing in common: they're both worried about climate change.<p>The actor and former Republican governor of California recently visited Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world, to see how it's under threat from climate change.<p>…

Chemists Say Damien Hirst Artworks Are Leaking Formaldehyde Gas

Chemistry Photo credit: “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living.” Art Siegel/Flickr. (CC BY-NC 2.0).British artist Damien …

Surprise! Science Says Your Cat Wants To Kill You

The ancient Egyptians and everyone on the internet may worship cats, but the feeling is less than mutual. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh worked with the Bronx Zoo on a study comparing the behavioral patterns of house cats with their much larger cousins. By rating them in the “Big …

Pets

Why European Leaders Are Repairing Ties With Putin

Russia’s economy continues to buckle under the weight of low oil prices and international sanctions, but President Vladimir Putin has plenty of …

Palestine flag to fly at UN headquarters after majority vote

119 of 193 UN member states gathered at general assembly vote yes to resolution<p>Palestine’s flag will fly at UN headquarters after the general assembly overwhelmingly approved a Palestinian resolution, infuriating Israel with a move that Palestinians described as a step toward UN membership.<p>There …

Middle East

Ballantine’s Space Glass Lets You Drink Whiskey In Microgravity

And look great while doing it.<p>It sounds like the ultimate way for an astronaut to kick back after a space walk, but whiskey in space is weird. If you make it in space, it tastes funny; and if you ship it from Earth, astronauts have to sip it through straws from little sacks, like Capri Sun. Because …

Meet the environmental activists photobombing GOP candidates one by one

The latest target of the environmental group 350 Action's photo campaign was Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) on Tuesday morning, when an advocate unveiled a shirt in front of him that declared, "I'M WITH CLIMATE DENIER."<p>Elaine Colligan, a 22-year-old fellow with 350 Action, subsequently told Business …

Nightmarish razor-toothed fish returns to UK rivers

A terrifyingly-toothed snake-like fish has been spotted in English rivers for the first time since the 1800s, following conservation efforts by the …

15 Questions All R Users Have About Plots

(This article was first published on <b> The DataCamp Blog » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)R allows you to create different plot types, ranging …

Israeli Wine Industry Leaving France and Italy in the Dust

In 1987, the Golan Heights Winery won Israeli wines their first major international award in competition with the 1986 Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 1984 …

Chris Rock: The Rolling Stone Interview

As Chris Rock would be the first to tell you, stand-up comedy brilliance doesn’t necessarily translate to movie stardom. Onstage, Rock is a virtuoso …

Afghanistan: The Making of a Narco State

Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan is named for the wide river that runs through its provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, a low-slung city of …