Cesar Alberto

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Feeding 9 Billion

Step One: Freeze Agriculture’s Footprint<p>For most of history, whenever we’ve needed to produce more food, we’ve simply cut down forests or plowed grasslands to make more farms. We’ve already cleared an area roughly the size of South America to grow crops. To raise livestock, we’ve taken over even …

Agriculture

UPDATE: Feds Say Powdered Liquor Not Actually Legal

<i>UPDATE at 10:29 a.m. Tuesday: The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau told CNN that its approval of Palchohol was an error. We've amended our headline and Monday's story accordingly.</i><p>We're growing accustomed to mixologist mavericksvaporizing, freezing and whipping our cocktails. So why not turn …

How Quantum Computers and Machine Learning Will Revolutionize Big Data

When subatomic particles smash together at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, they create showers of new particles whose signatures are …

Attention History Buffs: The Bronze Age Needs You

A new site for conducting research into human history has a small name but big ambitions.<p>MicroPasts, a joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology, has several goals. First, project organizers have posted photographs of hundreds of Bronze Age (2500 BC–800 BC) metal …

Archaeology

Objectively bad: Ezra Klein, Nate Silver, Jonathan Chait and return of the “view from nowhere”

<b>(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Bill O'leary/AP/Nam Y. Huh/MSNBC)</b><p>New work by Silver and two other influential reporters should have you worried about the future of journalism<p>Elias Isquith<p>April 12, 2014 10:30am (UTC)<p>During his speech honoring the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act at the Lyndon B. …

Jeb Bush, Jindal to join forces in ad

Jeb Bush and Bobby Jindal appear in a commercial that will air Sunday to promote NewRepublican.org, a project focused on outlining a positive GOP agenda for the future.<p>The former Florida governor and the current Louisiana governor, both potential 2016 presidential candidates, support a super PAC …

Pro-Pot, Pro-Gay, Anti-NSA… and Running for Senate

Meet Shenna Bellows, Maine’s former ACLU chief who’s looking to unseat Susan Collins with a mix of left and right issues that might appeal to …

Pentagon confronting Putin with 'second best' units?