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West Antarctica ice sheet collapse: 'it will change the coastline of the world'

Adapting to sea level rises as ice sheets melt will be a really big deal – it'll be expensive and hard<p>We should be worried, and it looks increasingly probable that we should be worried – that's what these new studies on the west Antarctic ice sheet tell me.<p>The interesting thing for me as a …

Willie Nelson Through the Years

The American treasure still going strong after 50 years<p>19<p>Fred Foster, president of Monument Records, poses with his newest signees, Fred Carter and …

7 Leadership Lessons Tech CEOs Learned from Their Moms

To celebrate Mother’s Day, check out the lessons these tech leaders learned from their biggest inspirations: their moms.<p>It’s no doubt that the indispensable lessons we’ve learned from our moms are inextricably woven into our daily lives. But for some of Silicon Valley’s top CEOs and founders, it’s …

Project Management

Opinion

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Saudi Arabia warns of MERS risk from camels as cases rise | Reuters

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said people handling camels should wear masks and gloves to prevent spreading Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), issuing such a warning for the first time as cases of the potentially fatal virus neared 500 in the kingdom.<p>A man wearing a mask poses with camels …

Is This How We'll Cure Cancer?

For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure–but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back; she was put into remission once more and …

Dr. Dre maybe the ‘first billionaire in hip-hop,’ but what does that mean for hip-hop?

A rap icon who hasn’t dropped an album in nearly 15 years is now calling himself “the first billionaire in hip-hop” — and he might be exaggerating by only $200 million.<p>Beats Electronics, a company co-founded by Dr. Dre that specializes in high-end headphones and a recently launched music streaming …

PlayStation 4 indie devs are already using Project Morpheus

Becoming an independent PlayStation 4 developer is easy, Sony's Adam Boyes tells us: "You just have to sign up." The PlayStation VP of publisher and developer relations was explaining what the company has done to woo indie devs. Half the job was just making developer programs more accessible. …

Articles about suburban sprawl photographed above on Dwell.com - Dwell

Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.<p>It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has...<p>When an urban expat couple decided to build the suburban house they wanted rather …

Architecture

Two Killed, More Than 150 Injured in Florida Jail Explosion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Two inmates were killed and more than 150 people injured after an apparent gas explosion rocked the …

After Indictment, Rep. Michael Grimm Vows to Fight Criminal Charges

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As expected, Rep. Michael Grimm was arrested on federal criminal charges early Monday morning after …

3 arrested over evidence, call center raided in South Korea ferry probe

South Korean authorities arrested three people Monday on suspicion of destroying evidence connected to the sinking of the ferry Sewol. Investigators also raided a Coast Guard office in a probe of how officials handled the first emergency call from a passenger.<p>The director and two other people with …

Arkansans rush for cover against twister; 15 die

VILONIA, Ark. (AP) — The sky turned black as the funnel cloud closed in, and Maggie Caro rushed with her husband and two children to a community shelter at a Vilonia school, where they were among the last to get inside the fortified gym before the doors were shut.<p>"They were screaming, 'Run! Run! …

Think Dirty App Reveals Just How Toxic Certain Beauty Products Are

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Starre Vartan:</i><p>I'm really not sure why we live in a world where living healthfully is so difficult and complicated (wouldn't making healthy choices easy save us the time, pain, and money illness causes?). But we do. For now, if you want to avoid toxins and chemicals in …

Acompli: a Perfect iOS Email App but We Wish it Wasn't Free

I <i>hate</i> email. The team at The Next Web can attest to just how often I complain about email. Email is slow, cumbersome, often overwhelming and hard to deal with. There’s just so much of it. I’ve always been bad at email and despite great solutions like Mailbox existing, I’ve never found the perfect …

The 46 Most Important African-Americans In Technology

But that is changing. In February of this year, Apple appointed Denise Young Smith to lead its worldwide human resources division — a position previously held by a white man.<p>Just this month, storage startup Dropbox announced the appointment of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to its board …

Startups

‘Earth’s Cousin’: Scientists Find Alien Planet That’s Most Like Home

Scientists say a world that's 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it — but in an environment like nothing we've ever seen.<p>The planet, known as Kepler-186f, is "more of an Earth cousin than an Earth twin," Elisa Quintana, an …

Universe

Most Beautiful Celebrities Pose With Younger Versions of Themselves

<b>2006: Angelina Jolie</b><p>Right around award season time, People.com released a great set of photoshopped images that showed Oscar nominees posing with younger versions of themselves. While People is known as a weekly magazine made up of celebrity and human-interest stories, it makes worldwide headlines …

Jennifer Aniston

A Brief History Of The British Royal Pups

The British monarchy has a rich and fascinating history, rife with scandals, love stories, power struggles and…dogs! Today, Corgis are often seen as …

Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon. How Does that Happen?

New images NASA received from the Cassini spacecraft seem to show the small moon being born, a little icy rock dubbed “Peggy.”

This Solar-Powered Plane Can Now Fly Around The World With No Fuel

Fueled by thin solar panels that cover its 236-foot-long wings, the Solar Impulse 2 will soon make its daring round-the-world journey that no one initially thought possible.<p>Next year, the Solar Impulse 2–a newly-unveiled update to the world’s first solar-powered airplane–will attempt to fly all the …

Nike Denies FuelBand Shutdown, but Layoffs Could Reveal New Cracks in Wearables Market

Nike says it will continue to sell the FuelBand SE, but the future of their sports devices unit remains unclear.<p>Nike confirmed a “small number” of layoffs in its digital sports division, but attempted to tamp down a CNET report late Friday that said the company was shuttering the hardware side of …

Darpa is building a silent motorcycle for stealthy raids

Special Forces teams are all about silently penetrating remote areas and executing complex, lightning-fast raids. Now Darpa is developing a new …

Irish school children are building worlds for the Oculus Rift

If games, wildlife documentaries and virtual strolls in the park aren't enough to validate virtual reality for you, try this one: educational motivation. School children in Ireland have been using a open source version of Second Life to learn coding, 3D modeling and to create virtual spaces of …