Clarissa Ernst

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Thanks To Climate Change, The Middle East And North Africa Are Basically Screwed

Environment Photo credit: Even with the Paris agreement enforced, the regions will become hard to live in. karinkamon/ShutterstockMan-made climate …

Farthest moon of 2016

The October 31 moon is farthest for this year. In about 2 weeks, we’ll have the closest moon since 1948. It’ll be a full moon and a supermoon.<p>On …

Trump on Putin's crackdown on journalists: 'It’s never been proven'

Republican frontrunner defends endorsement by and of Putin, arguing he would ‘get along [with him] very well for the good of our country’<p>Donald Trump on Sunday defended Russian president Vladimir Putin’s record on press freedom, challenging journalists to provide him with evidence that the Kremlin …

Kids who question the media or government could be extremists, London parents are warned

What does it mean when your child starts questioning authority and criticizing the government? Is it typical youthful rebellion? The awakening of a political conscious? Or a sign that he or she is on the path to violent extremism?<p>Parents in London have been warned that it could be the latter.<p>An …

This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

Bake a "Magic Cake" That Bakes into Three Layers on Its Own

A “magic cake” has three layers, each with its own texture and flavor (a dense and moist base, a middle cream layer, and a light sponge top). It’s …

Russia's Military Is A Lethal Threat To The US… Or Not?

It seems that military experts are not sure what to call Russia’s military: a lethal threat to the U.S. or a “paper tiger.”<p>According to Dave Majumdar …

American presidential power is not leading to dictatorship.

Is American democracy doomed? An intellectual tradition going back to the nation’s founding holds that it is. Opponents of the Constitution argued …

This Man Ran the Entire Appalachian Trail in 46 Days. Here's What He Ate Along the Way

What foods fuel a man who completed the entire Appalachian Trail in 46 days? We spoke to ultrarunner and vegan Scott Jurek to find out.<p>In a sport that already dances on the fringe of society, ultrarunner Scott Jurek is a true rarity. As one of the athletes who helped make ultramarathons—any race …

Three scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may have been assassinated, professor claims

Cambridge Professor Peter Wadhams suspects the deaths of the three scientists were more than just an ‘extraordinary’ coincidence<p>A Cambridge Professor has made the astonishing claim that three scientists investigating the melting of Arctic ice may have been assassinated within the space of a few …

Space Saving Solutions for Every Room in Your House

When you first moved in, you had good intentions: You bought a filing cabinet, carefully folded your clothes into closets and bureaus, and vowed that your kitchen countertops would never be (too) cluttered. But before you knew it (or had even finished moving in), life happened: Opened letters and …