Julie Martindale

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Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Days From Breaking Off

By Andy Rowell<p>Any day now we will truly witness climate change in action. Within days at worst, maybe weeks at best, scientists predict that a huge …

Here's Elon Musk’s morning routine—and his top productivity tip

This weekend alone, Elon Musk's SpaceX is scheduled to launch two satellites. And that's just one company. He's also founder and CEO of Tesla and of …

Pull Quote

MagazineFeature<p>The massive iceberg that broke off the Larsen C Ice Shelf may be a harbinger of a continent-wide collapse that would swamp coastal cities around the world.<p>Seen from above, the Pine Island Ice Shelf is a slow-motion train wreck. Its buckled surface is scarred by thousands of large …

11 GIFs That Show the Effects of Climate Change

Sometimes nothing's as good as just showing people the GIFs.<p>Some of the effects of climate change are tough to spot. Higher sea levels, when viewed …

Las Vegas just became the largest US city to run solely on renewable energy

The city of Las Vegas officially achieved a milestone last week, when Boulder Solar 1 — a solar power plant on the edge of Boulder City, Nevada — …

Want to Increase Happiness and Avoid Burnout? Science Says Do These 3 Simple Things

While anyone can do them, one may just start a riot.<p>Happiness was a hot business topic in 2016, and something tells me it's not going away in 2017.<p>The research that has come out over the last several years published in books by positive psychology researchers like Shawn Achor, MartinSeligman, Tal …

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders duo will lead liberals in the Senate

Bernie Sanders did not like to open the phone lines to political critics when he hosted his Friday radio show on WDEV, a shoebox station in …

Machine learning: why we mustn’t be slaves to the algorithm

There’s a huge buzz around the marvels of machine learning, but computers are only as good as the biased data we feed them<p>The tech craze <i>du jour</i> is machine learning (ML). Billions of dollars of venture capital are being poured into it. All the big tech companies are deep into it. Every computer …

Machine Learning

5 Powerful Mind and Body Hacks for a Limitless Brain

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

For a More Efficient To-Do List, Make It Public

There’s a solid case to be made for going public with your goals. You can use the same method with your to-do list, and beyond the accountability …

NASA: Melting Ice Sheets Is Changing How the Earth Rotates

Driven by dwindling polar ice, climate change is actually changing the way the Earth spins, new research shows. Melting ice sheets are contributing …

Global Warming

Scientists Can Zoom Inside Real-Time 3D Images of Cells with this New Microscope

One of the 2014 Nobel Prize winners is back with a brilliant new advance on the microscope.<p><b>Using sheets of light to scan cells, a new</b> microscope can capture real-time 3D videos of what's happening inside cells down to the molecular level—feat once thought impossible.<p>The inventors of the new …

We've Already Used Up Earth's Resources For 2016 -- And It's Only August

Our ecological debt gets worse every year, Earth Overshoot Day data shows.<p>We’ve failed again.<p>It’s less than eight months into 2016 and the ominous day is already nearly upon us: Earth Overshoot Day, previously known as Ecological Debt Day, is a reminder of the enormous toll we take on the Earth.<p>The …

Sustainability

Evolve + Ascend

The theory of reincarnation, which has its roots in ancient Hindu philosophy, influenced many a great Western mind.<p>Here are some eye-opening thoughts …

Watch How Mountains Of Trash Spread Across The U.S. Over 100 Years

A new map shows where landfills are located in each state.<p>Americans create a lot of trash ― 254 million tons of it each year. But the landfills that house all that garbage aren’t distributed equally.<p>The recent Land of Waste report from Save on Energy, a company that lets consumers compare …

Sustainability

10 Quick Mantras that Will Motivate You When You Need it Most

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life – it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The most common …

Motivation

31 scientific societies just told Congress to take their climate denial and shove it

Scientists have had enough of Congress' climate denial. On Tuesday, a whopping 31 major scientific groups — representing tens of thousands of …

A Surprising Fact About Medieval Europeans: They Recycled

The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore shows us that Medieval Europeans reused parchment, building materials, and even Classical sculptures.<p>Two leaves …

Trump directs nearly one-fifth of his money to his own businesses

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump has directed nearly one-fifth of his campaign cash to companies that are part of his vast business empire, new federal records show.<p>Trump, hurting for cash after he suddenly stopped self-funding his campaign last month, has mixed his public campaign and his private …

AR-15 style rifle is weapon of choice for mass murderers in U.S.

It has become the signature weapon of mass murderers in the United States, and it is capable of spraying targets with dozens of rounds from a single magazine.<p>AR-15 style rifles, the type used to kill 50 people in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday morning, have been used previously in mass shootings across …

Oil company records from 1960s reveal patents to reduce CO2 emissions in cars

ExxonMobil and others pursued research into technologies, yet blocked government efforts to fight climate change for more than 50 years, findings show<p>The forerunners of ExxonMobil patented technologies for electric cars and low emissions vehicles as early as 1963 – even as the oil industry lobby …

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Elon Musk says we're paying 'too much attention' to this climate change variable

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett<p>Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter on Wednesday to point out some worrisome news that the Arctic ice cap is much, much …

Climate Change