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New Study Shows That Children Exposed to Religion Have a Hard Time Distinguishing Fact from Fiction

July 18, 2014 by Hemant Mehta<p>Five- and six-year-old children know that <b>George Washington</b> was a real person and <b>Snow White</b> is fictional.<p>But what if you …

Crop breeding is not keeping pace with climate change - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Crop yields will fall within the next decade due to climate change unless immediate action is taken to speed up the introduction of new and improved …

Smoke towers over Los Angeles skyline as fresh wildfires erupt in California

Fresh wildfires erupted on Monday near Los Angeles and chased people from their suburban homes as an intense heatwave stretching from the West Coast to New Mexico blistered the region.<p>Towering columns of smoke rose from the San Gabriel Mountains as two fires a few miles apart devoured brush on …

California

Religious Dad Took His 14-Year-Old To Her Rapist and Made Them Get Married

May 26, 2016 by Terry Firma<p>No “World’s Best Dad” T-shirt for <b>Keith Strawn</b>.<p>An Idaho man who <b>took his 14-year-old daughter out of state to marry a</b> …

A Warming World Means Less Water, With Economic Consequences

We often associate climate change with too much water — the melting ice caps triggering a rise in sea levels. Now a new World Bank report says we also need to think about too little water — the potable sort.<p>High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy examines the future effects of …

Economics