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Three Billion People Cook Over Open Fires ― With Deadly Consequences

In Guatemala, locally made cookstoves are helping combat toxic smoke—but economics and tradition keep many people from using them.<p>On Easter Sunday morning, in the small town of San Antonio Aguas Calientes in central Guatemala, Elbia Pérez and her sister, daughters, and 18-month-old grandson are …

Do These 10 Things, And Trump Will Be Toast

Friends, I welcome you to <b>“The Michael Moore Easy-to-Follow 10-Point Plan to Stop Trump.”</b><p>First, let’s acknowledge what we all know to be true: Trump is in deep, deep trouble ― in the pocket of Russians, surrounded by alt.right idiots, alone in his bathrobe in a mostly-empty White House ― and caught …

Super News

Curiosity Just Found The First Evidence of Ancient Mud Cracks on Mars

A time capsule to when ancient lakes flowed.<p>New images from NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars reveal what looks to be the first sign of mud cracks on …

2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record

This marks the third consecutive year of record-high global temperatures.<p>Last year was the hottest on record, two federal agencies confirmed Wednesday morning, after months of warning that 2016 would be another chart-buster.<p>Findings from separate analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and …

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …

18 Signs That Show We've Reached the Tipping Point

By Bruce Melton<p>Our planet's systems have a tremendous capacity to absorb punishment before they begin to show signs of degradation. Earth's ecology …

Climate Change

2016 Has Been A Golden Year For Strategy Games

As you may have noticed from being on the internet or talking to other human beings, 2016 has been a bit of a shitshow. But if there’s one piece of …

With superb performances and fearless storylines, Josh Thomas’s series is sensitive, frank and frequently hilarious<p><i>Spoiler alert: this article recaps the seas</i><i>on four finale of Please Like Me, which aired on Wednesday 15 December. Do not read on if you’re not up to date</i><p>Josh Thomas’s Please Like Me …

TV

New NASA imagery shows how fast glaciers are melting

<b>(CNN) —</b> They may appear frozen and immovable, but glaciers, which contain some 69% of the world's freshwater, are slowly slipping into the sea.<p>A new NASA project is tracking the movement of glaciers and ice sheets to show how fast they are melting, and predict what effects this may have on global …

Biofuel made from human excrement has become easier to produce

Wastewater treatment plants rejoice—you may have a hot commodity on your hands.<p>Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Labs (PNNL) have developed a …

How to swap Windows drives

Great PCs take time. I don’t mean getting the hardware together: that’s actually pretty easy and mostly about opening the case, screwing everything …

28 Pictures That Prove That Nothing Really Matters

It's freeing in a way.

If You Are Having Trouble Finding A NES Classic Edition, You Should Buy A Retro Freak Instead

While the NES Classic Edition is a cute little console, you are limited to the games installed on it. If you want to play your old carts, then tough luck. Thankfully, the surprisingly awesome Retro Freak is here to help.<p>I recently picked up the standard release of the Retro Freak about a week ago. …

A beautiful glimpse into the modern world of classic blacksmithing

These videos are red hot<p>I’m a sucker for reality shows like <i>How It’s Made</i> or <i>Dirty Jobs</i><i>,</i> the kind that take reveal the creation process behind everyday items. <i>Man at Arms: Reforged</i> is a show that hits a the same button, and just the other week, the show crossed over a milestone: the 100-episode …

Scientists discover elixir of youth – for mice – and begin tests on humans

Scientists in the US claim to have discovered a natural compound found in avocado, broccoli and cucumber that has “remarkable anti-ageing effects in …

Immune System

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

How to Follow Europe's Mars Arrival and Landing Online

The European-led ExoMars 2016 project is scheduled to drop a probe onto the surface of the Red Planet this Wednesday (Oct. 19), and you can follow …

Best Cuban Rum Reviews: 5 Drinks To Try As Obama Lifts Import Restrictions

Just in time for the weekend, United States President Barack Obama announced Friday he was nixing the limits on Americans bringing rum and cigars …

Mixology 101: The 15 Best Cocktail Books for the Home Bartender

Take those drinks from amateur to artful.<p>Every once in a while, even the pros behind the bar need a refresher when it comes to concocting original and inspired drink recipes. We found 15 amazing cocktail books to help boost your home bar, hone your drink-mixing craft, and get more enjoyment out of …

Space.com

Here's how #SpaceX plans to get humans to #Mars. Footage from SpaceX<p>https://goo.gl/MEEEdF

Forza Horizon 3 at 4K 60fps is simply breathtaking

It's extremely good on Xbox One, but with the right hardware, Forza Horizon 3 is breathtaking on PC. Building on the DX12 foundation of the excellent …

Gaming

The world reached 3 dangerous climate change milestones this summer

In 1848, two ships — the HMS Terror and the HMS Erebus — sank while trying to navigate through the Northwest Passage. It was brutal: a 900-mile-long sea route punctuated with heavy sea ice that connects the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans through an arctic maze. Neither ship made it. All 129 …

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

A Teen Might Pick The Landing Site For NASA's Next Mars Rover

NASA's next Mars rover mission doesn't launch until 2020, but the process of picking a landing site is already underway. Right now, one of the leading suggestions comes from a teenager who hasn't yet finished high school.<p>Alex Longo, of Raleigh, N.C., has been a fan of space exploration for almost …

Cool Stuff

Jupiter's Wild North Pole, Southern Auroras Photographed for 1st Time

NASA's Juno spacecraft has beamed home the first-ever photos of Jupiter's north pole, and scientists can hardly believe their eyes.<p>Juno captured the …

Astronomy

Proxima b: Is There Alien Life Just 'Down the Block,' or Even Closer?

<i>Leroy Chiao served as a NASA astronaut from 1990-2005. During his 15-year career, he flew four missions into space, three times on space shuttles and</i> …

Juno reveals that Jupiter's north pole is 'like nothing we have seen or imagined'

Seen from a different angle, Jupiter looks like a whole new world.<p>After flying within about 2,500 miles of the planet's cloud tops on Aug. 27, NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent home unprecedented images of Jupiter's north pole, revealing a stormy fluid-scape that looks as if it could be on a totally …

Astronomy

What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu in September

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sure the weather is still nice, but with summer time winding down and kids heading back to school, it's time to catch up on your streaming entertainment.<p>September is bringing in a bumper crop of shows, movies, and documentaries on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBO Now and Acorn.<p>There's new …

How We Could Visit the Possibly Earth-Like Planet Proxima b

A potentially Earth-like planet has been discovered orbiting a star located right next door to the sun. Should humanity try to send a probe there as …