Jason Porter

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Alarming Video Shows Arctic Ice Disappearing

Old ice in the Arctic is vanishing. That's a problem, since it's more resistant to melting than young ice.<p>You've probably heard that ice in the Arctic is melting. But you may have never seen it shown this clearly. A video from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration shows 27 years of ice …

Global Warming

Billion Star Sky Surveyor Launches

Changing Planet<p>Europe’s Gaia Space Telescope promises to create the most accurate map of the Milky Way galaxy ever attempted. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab; background: ESO/S. Brunier<p><b>Astronomers plan on rewriting the star-charts with the latest space telescope, which aims at unlocking the secrets behind</b> …

Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

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People with high IQ suppress sensory information

People with high IQ scores aren’t just more intelligent. They also process sensory information differently, according to a study reported in the Cell …

ALMA and the Comet Factory

“Ooompah, loompah, roopity rust… ALMA finds comets hiding in dust.” According to many studies over recent years, astronomers are aware planets seem …

Women urged to post bikini shots of themselves in campaign that celebrates ‘real women’

Women are being urged to post pictures of themselves in a bikini in order to ‘take back the fear’ of appearing in little clothing.<p>The campaign was …

Symbolia Tablet Magazine Aims To Turn News Into A Comic

The creators of Symbolia see the new tablet app as part of a journalistic movement that combines real reporting with the handcrafted, entertaining feel of comics.<p>If Erin Polgreen’s life were a comic book, her origin story would start like this: As a teenager, Polgreen, a 30-year-old Chicago-based …

Comic Books