Gary Lång

22 Flips | 3 Magazines | 4 Likes | @GaryLng | Keep up with Gary Lång on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Gary Lång”

Warming Arctic could be behind heatwave sweeping northern hemisphere

This heatwave across much of the northern hemisphere could continue for weeks, and possibly even months. And accelerated warming in the Arctic …

Global Warming

Studies say Atlantic Ocean’s circulation hasn’t been this sluggish in 1,000 years

The Atlantic Ocean circulation that carries warmth into the Northern Hemisphere’s high latitudes is slowing down because of climate change, a team of …

Global Warming

When to Go to Japan

Weather changes, typhoon season, and busy festivals should all be taken into account while deciding when to go to Japan.<p>Although avoiding bad weather …

The best way to reduce your personal carbon emissions: Don't be rich

One of the perennial debates around global warming has to do with the role of individual choices. What responsibilities do individuals have to fight …

Question Everything

Our existence is dominated by questions. From the youngest baby, who wonders whether their chubby little toes will fit into their mouths, to the …

A bold plan to slow the melt of Arctic permafrost could help reverse global warming

Russian scientists Sergey Zimov and Nikita Zimov — they're a father-son duo — believe they can slow the thawing of the Siberian permafrost by bringing back grazing animals to a swath of land called Pleistocene Park.<p>Siberia’s melting permafrost has enormous implications for the Earth’s climate.<p>In …

New report about Antarctica is horrible news for global warming alarmists

Warming on the Antarctic Peninsula has long been touted by supporters of the theory man is destroying the planet by using fossil fuels as proof of the dangers of global warming. Al Gore, the face of the world-is-going-to-end climate movement, has visited Antarctica on at least two occasions to …

Now This Is A Student Goal-Setting Strategy That May Actually Work

I posted “Everyone Is A Teacher” Is A New Engagement Strategy I’m Using & It Seems To Be Working earlier this week, and it was – rightfully, I think …

The Shirk Report – Volume 408

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. …

Pancakes

Why the Father of Modern Statistics Didn’t Believe Smoking Caused Cancer

How the ultimate stickler for correlation vs causation got tobacco wrong.

Public Health

Sub-Sub-Sub Island on Victoria Island

The Canadian Arctic Archipelago is home to world's largest third order island: an island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island.<p>Victoria …

Google Maps

Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’

Truth has long been a key concern for the American philosopher. He’s in the UK to discuss his latest book on consciousness, but there’s just no escaping Trump…<p>I meet Daniel Dennett, the great American rationalist, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, as good a day as any to contemplate the …

Liverpool's Premier League goalkeepers ranked from worst to best

Liverpool ban The Sun newspaper from Anfield and its Melwood training ground

Liverpool Football Club has banned <i>The Sun</i> newspaper from its premises and stopped reporters from attending matches and press conferences due to the enduring hostility directed at the paper following its insidious coverage of the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.<p>The decision was taken by the Merseyside …

A pole reversal: Scientists discuss an anomaly in the Earth’s magnetic field

<b>(Lukiyanova Natalia / frenta via Shutterstock)</b><p>The strength of Earth’s magnetic field has been decreasing for the last 160 years at an alarming rate<p>John Tarduno • Vincent Hare<p>February 8, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic …

Should we leave Earth to colonize Mars? A NASA astronaut says “nope”

Today’s businesspeople are very excited about launching into the stratosphere. Whether it’s Elon Musk’s SpaceX, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, the Mars One mission, or a slew of other aerospace enterprises, a host of companies are trying to help humans leave the rocky planet we’ve called home …

'Lost continent' found under Mauritius | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Found -- one lost continent, hiding underneath a tropical holiday destination.<p>It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, a research team, led by South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand, has found pieces of an ancient continent.<p>The lava-covered piece of …

Scientists think they finally know how Antarctica was formed, and it contains 'an interesting lesson' about our future

Still, it's remained a bit of a mystery how the ice sheets on the continent came to be.<p>About 34 million years ago, the Antarctica ice sheets formed very rapidly, which has puzzled scientists. There are two main competing theories for its creation, both of which are based on global climate change …

Climate Change

Bill Maher: 'What the f—- does it take' for GOP die-hards to be 'human beings' and not vote for Trump?

And yet, Trump still seems likely to win at least 40% of the US popular vote.<p>On his HBO show "Real Time" on Friday, Bill Maher was exasperated by the states that are still burning red for Trump.<p>"When I look at the electoral map, I see states that Trump can not possibly lose," Maher told his …

Bill Maher

A Prehistoric Murder Mystery: Earth's Worst Mass Extinctions

<i>Paul Wignall is the author of "</i>The Worst of Times: How Life on Earth Survived Eighty Million Years of Extinctions<i>" (Princeton University Press). He</i> …