Jared Telford

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Top 5 new features coming in Windows 10 Redstone 5

Microsoft's next big feature update to Windows 10 is expected this October. Here are all the biggest new features you can expect to see in that …

Firefox tests two new features: color customization and split-screen tabs

Firefox has two new experimental features for you to try out today. One lets you theme your browser with colors of your choosing, the other lets you view two websites within one tab. Both are part of Firefox’s Test Pilot program, which allows you to try new features in the form of extensions and …

Microsoft deploys an underwater submarine-like data center to boost internet speeds

Microsoft has deployed a submarine-like data center into the waters off the coast of Orkney, a group of islands located off Scotland.<p>The tech giant …

‘Clear-sky’ flooding worsens across U.S. as sea levels rise, report says

Got flippers?<p>High-tide flooding is happening across the USA at twice the rate it was just 30 years ago, according to a new report released Wednesday.<p>And this flooding isn't necessarily caused by a storm, but by rising seas: As ocean levels rise because of global warming, flooding can now occur with …

Seaweed may reduce cow burps and methane emissions

The research by the University of California comes on the heels of a new law in California requiring dairy farmers to slash methane emissions. …

YouTube Music finally gets it right

After years of false starts, YouTube is now serious about music streaming<p>YouTube Music, the video service’s first full-fledged music streaming offering is here, and it’s surprisingly great. At first glance, it’s largely Google Play Music with a fresh coat of paint and music videos. But look closer, …

How Bougainvillea Came to Brighten California’s Springtime and Summer

Southern California’s warmer months would be a little duller without bougainvillea. Every spring, the region’s gardens erupt in a riot of color as …

A caravan of migrants waits at America’s doorstep in protest and solidarity

Irma Rivera heard about the caravan to the U.S. border when she reached Tapachula, a town on the southwest end of Mexico.<p>She and other immigrants staying in shelters saw fliers announcing the trip north.<p>By then, Rivera and her two children had been stranded for more than a month. The idea of …

Mexico

Flooding Hot Spots: Why Seas Are Rising Faster on the U.S. East Coast

Scientists are unraveling the reasons why some parts of the world are experiencing sea level increases far beyond the global average. A prime example …

World's most powerful wind turbine installed off the coast of Scotland

The world’s most powerful wind turbine was just installed off the coast of Scotland. Developer Vattenfall announced this week it completed the …

The Ways Anxiety Can Work For You

Disclaimer: Not all anxiety is created equalAnxiety, like the people it inhabits, comes in all shapes, sizes and forms. A 2015 <i>Independent</i> article …

Psychology

Seeing Through the Cloud of High-Functioning Anxiety

Between good mental health and a diagnosable mental health disorder, there is a vast no-man’s land of different mental states. The nature of life …

Depression

Scientists discover a huge new human organ hiding in plain sight

Just when you thought we knew all there was to know about the human body, researchers just discovered an entirely new human organ. Called the …

New York University

Newly discovered Amazon structures change what we know about ancient civilization

Researchers at the University of Exeter have discovered 81 earthworks known as geoglpyhs across 1,200 miles of Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. This …

Archaeology

Water purification breakthrough can even clean water from the Dead Sea

Despite all our advances, access to clean water is still a major problem – not just for developing nations, but here in the US, where water shortages …

Snorkeling

Uravu's zero-electricity Aqua Panels produce gallons of water from thin air

Uravu, a startup based in Hyderabad, India, has created a device that can produce water from an unlikely source–the air itself. The company’s …

Solar Thermal

Iceland is replanting its forests 1,000 years after vikings razed them

Iceland has become a popular tourist destination due in no small part to its breathtaking views and unique geological features, but it is also one of …

Forests

Big crack is evidence that East Africa could be splitting in two

<b>(CNN) —</b> A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya.<p>The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even …

Geology

Scientists harvest 1st vegetables in Antarctic greenhouse

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.<p>Researchers at Germany's Neumayer Station III say they've picked 3.6 kilograms (8 …

Space

Google Expands its Little-Known But All-Important Undersea Empire

Google’s little-known but vast deep-sea empire is expanding.<p>The search giant said Tuesday that it has started installing a 6,000-mile undersea cable …

We're getting close to a solution for one devastating aspect of antidepressants

A prescription for an antidepressant is hope. It can also be a guessing game.<p>"Do I feel different? Do I feel <i>better</i>?" Nausea, weight gain, and sexual …

Depression

Brave browser getting closer to Chrome -- including its extensions

Brave Software is moving its browser a step closer to Chrome, a move that'll mean a new look and the ability to tap into the array of extensions that customize Google's browser.<p>The new version of Brave is in development now and due in several months, the startup said Wednesday. But curious …

New master plan aims to re-imagine how San Diego plans, builds, uses its parks

• San Diego has launched a three-year effort to update the city’s parks master plan for the first time since the 1940s<br>• The new plan will re-evaluate how …

Urban Design

Japan Is Getting A Hello Kitty Bullet Train - Technabob

Hello Kitty has long been a staple of Japanese… everything. Then at some point, the phenomenon hit America and Hello Kitty invaded our shores. The …

Japan

What an Entrance: Zoo's 27-Foot Lion Statue, Largest of Its Kind

Share This Article:<p>Visitors got a huge surprise Sunday when the San Diego Zoo unveiled a more than 27-foot-tall bronze lion at the Zoo’s entrance. …

San Diego

Team discovers a significant role for nitrate in the Arctic landscape

WOODS HOLE, Mass. -- Nitrogen, an essential plant nutrient, is most readily absorbed by plants in its ammonium and nitrate forms. Because of the very …

Botany

Making Los Angeles completely water self-sufficient won't be easy or cheap. But it can be done

Despite another hot and dry year with less than four inches of rain in the Los Angeles area, we are back to our water-wasting ways. Two years ago, Californians were using 24% less water compared with 2013. This year, we're hardly conserving at all — just 1%.<p>Clearly, our earlier successes were more …

California

SpaceX may have big manufacturing plans for the Port of Los Angeles

SpaceX has entered into preliminary negotiations with the Port of Los Angeles for a lease that would expand the Hawthorne space company's port facilities to manufacture "large commercial transportation vehicles."<p>Port and company officials would not comment on what exactly would be built on the …

Space Exploration

Why Japan is obsessed with moss

In 2011, Hisako Fujii published a book titled Mosses, My Dear Friends. It went on to sell over 40,000 copies, which helped trigger a wave of moss viewing parties among young women who call themselves "moss girls."<p>Since then, according to The Wall Street Journal, moss-themed drinks and rings that …

Raze, rebuild, repeat: why Japan knocks down its houses after 30 years

Unlike in other countries, Japanese homes become valueless over time – but as the population shrinks, can its cities finally learn to slow down and refurb?<p>In the suburban neighbourhood of Midorigaoka, about an hour by train outside Kobe, Japan, all the houses were built by the same company in the …

Housing