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NASA worker claims to have seen humans walking on Mars in 1979

For those of you tired of looking at pictures from Mars that appear to be skulls, levitating rocks or animals, here’s a story with a new twist. An …

End Nuclear Power Now, Says World Uranium Symposium

Uranium mining across the world should cease, nuclear power stations be closed and nuclear weapons be banned, according to a group of scientists, …

Energy

How It Works: The Toyota Mirai

The hydrogen-powered car hits streets this fall<p>In the past year, three automakers--Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai--have debuted new hydrogen cars. The biggest launch is likely the Toyota Mirai, which will hit U.S. streets this fall. Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have for years been the white whales of the …

Energy

Hydrogen, hydrogen everywhere...

<b>Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. And when you burn it or use it to produce electricity, the only waste product is water.</b><p>In the era of global warming, it would seem to be the perfect fuel.<p>So why aren't we all driving round in hydrogen-powered cars, moving our goods in …

NASA made an adorable video explaining climate change. l think a lot of people will FINALLY get it.

Here's your Hot Planet 101, courtesy of NASA. Take a minute to watch it, then we'll see how it's affecting life on earth <i>right now.</i><p>If the symptoms of …

Climate Change

The iPhone’s best new puzzle game is about NSA surveillance

TouchTone is an addictive time waster that makes you think<p>The most popular mobile games don't demand much from you. You can zone out to <i>Candy Crush Saga</i>, and games like <i>Threes</i> only require your attention for short bursts. Out of sight, out of mind is a fine summation of my mobile gaming habit.</i> …

App Store

For the first time, the world economy grows while carbon emissions don't

The change is likely due to an increase in sustainable energy<p>For the last 40 years, whenever the world economy grew, so did the Earth's carbon dioxide levels — until 2014, <i>The Washington Post</i> reports. The International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that in 2014, the economy grew and CO2 levels …

Fossil Fuels

Dying Light special edition costs $387,000

Zombie action thriller <i>Dying Light</i> came out three weeks ago in North America, but is only now arriving in the UK, due for a release on Friday.<p>So, in order to stir up some much-needed Google juice publisher Techland today announced a completely nutty special edition, coming in with a price tag of …

Why Weed Gives You The Munchies, Explained By Neuroscience

Getting high tends to make the prospect of a late-night snack (or a second dinner) suddenly very appealing. But why?<p>According to neuroscientists at Yale School of Medicine, marijuana seems to highjack neurons in the brain that are normally geared toward suppressing appetite.<p>In a study on mice, the …

Bill Nye destroys climate deniers’ most infuriating deflection

Nye appeared on MSNBC’s “The Reid Report” on Monday evening<p>On Monday afternoon, Bill "The Science Guy" Nye spoke with MSNBC's Joy Reid about climate change and the brutally cold weather the Northeast has been experiencing.<p>"Let's not confuse climate change with global warming," Nye warned. "The …

Clean Technology

Welcome to Earth, 2200 AD: pop 500 million, temp 180°F – Linda Marsa

I stare out the window from my tiny flat on the 300th floor, hermetically sealed in a soaring, climate-controlled high-rise, honeycombed with …

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Another Study Finds E-Cigs May Contain Formaldehyde

Science is back with more sobering news about vaping. A letter published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> claims that vapor produced by …

Nuclear scientists: The end is near for humanity

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists says Earth is now closer to human-caused doomsday than it has been in more than 30 years …

Climate Change

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

New Mexico

U.S. Senate Votes Against Affirming Climate Science Validity

Would you trust a politician who believes the earth is flat? Or that the sun revolves around the earth? Or that the Holocaust never happened?<p>No? Then …

Climate