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Vox Sentences: 4/20 came early in Canada this year

<i>Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions.</i><p>The US bombs ISIS in Afghanistan; new …

Foreign Policy

Teotihuacan, Mexico’s Pyramid City, Worshipped Water, Scholar Says

For centuries, Mexico’s ancient city of Teotihuacan, which includes some of the world’s biggest pyramids, has confounded scholars. Now, an archaeologist says the secret lies in the water<p>TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico<p>The key to understanding one of this country’s most mysterious sites may be all in the …

Mexico

archatlas: Shark Bay Aerials Tommy Clarke grew up on the south coast of England where he spent nearly every childhood holiday by the beach. This sparked a deep interest of the interaction between water and land and how people connect with that location. But it wasn’t until he was living in Sydney that he embarked on his first aerial shoot over Bondi Beach, capturing the colourful surfboards strewn across the beach which became his first series - Shore. Shark Bay covers 5.4 million acres on Australia’s western shore. In addition to its namesake toothy predators, it’s also known for red sand, aquamarine water and ancient stromatolite—features that landed it on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Images and text via + via (via archatlas)

Mysterious magic spells unearthed by archaeologists in Serbia

Inscriptions etched on tiny rolls of gold and silver found alongside skeletons of people buried almost 2,000 years ago<p>Archaeologists in Serbia are trying to decipher magic spells etched on to tiny rolls of gold and silver that have been found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years …

Archaeologists just uncovered one of the biggest Mayan tombs ever

The team uncovered the tomb in Xunantunich, an ancient city in Western Belize that once served as a ceremonial centre for the Maya, under the stairway of a temple.<p>"In other words, it appears that the temple was purposely erected for the primary purpose of enclosing the tomb," team leader Jaime Awe …

Archaeology

What Bill Nye Wishes We All Would Do About Climate Change

Environmental advocate, television host, licensed mechanical engineer, and creator of an award-winning syndicated television show, Bill Nye is also a …

Climate Change

North American oil deals trickle back after Brexit shock | News Home | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Acquisition-hungry energy companies are back on the prowl.<p>Gasoline drips off a nozzle during refueling at a gas station in Altadena, California March 24, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni<p>Dealmakers have recovered from the shock of Britain’s “Brexit” vote last month to leave the …

In Defense of the Philistines

The first potential DNA evidence from the Bible’s arch-baddies has been found in Israel—and it may help set the historical record straight on who the …

Which Is Worse for the Planet: Beef or Cars?

By Jordyn Cormier<p>Cars are often used as the golden standard of environmental destruction. We know that our driving is hurtful to the environment. …

Agriculture

Largest Map Ever Made Will Unlock The History Of The Universe

1.2 million galaxies<p>What you're looking at is a slice of the entire universe, a web of galaxies billions of light years away. You're also looking into the past, since the further into the distance you look, the longer it took that light to reach your eyes. It all seems a lot smaller until you …

Live Science

Model of Stupa - 1<p>Archaeologists excavating a crypt beneath Grand Bao'en Temple in Nanjing, China, have discovered a model of a stupa — a place used …

Archaeology

Hole in ozone layer is closing and will be 'healed' by 2050, scientists say

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed the first signs of an increase of ozone, which shields life on Earth from the sun’s harmful …

Google’s Amazing New Satellite Imagery Will Help Researchers, Too - MIT Technology Review

Google Earth has improved a lot over the last decade, and it just got its biggest shot in the arm yet: more than 700 trillion individual pixels with …

Climate change: big four banks' lending to Australian renewables projects falls

Market Forces finds only two financing deals closed in first half of 2016 despite banks’ purported support for sector<p>Australia’s big four banks’ lending for Australian renewable energy projects has tumbled in the first half of 2016, despite all of them spruiking their continuing support for the …

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

Residents in an eco-village project piloted in the Netherlands will produce solar and biogas power, grow their food and recycle waste into fertiliser<p>“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of …

Sustainability

Scientists still have questions about the mysterious Eye of the Sahara

For millennia, the Eye of the Sahara was hiding in plain sight.<p>That's because this huge and mysterious geologic formation is hard to spot from ground level, walking around on Earth.<p>It turns out that we really discovered this incredible bull's-eye in the sand only when we began sending humans into …

Global warming is shifting Earth's clouds, study shows

Climate Central: The warming of the planet over the past few decades has shifted a key band of clouds poleward and increased the heights of clouds tops<p>The reaction of clouds to a warming atmosphere has been one of the major sources of uncertainty in estimating exactly how much the world will heat …

Climate Change

Climate Change This Week: Massive Worldwide Tree Die-Off, Selling Solar Surges, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity,</b> like this Amazon tree frog, is another reason to conserve carbon storing forests. <i>Source www.theguardian.com</i><p><i>Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon</i><p><b>The Giants Nearby</b> my home in California. I …

Hidden fault could trigger cataclysmic megaquake in Asia

A massive fault could trigger a cataclysmic earthquake beneath Bangladesh, parts of east India and Myanmar, new research suggests.<p>The hidden fault, which has been buried under miles of river sediment, could release an earthquake of magnitude 8.2 to 9.0 in one of the most densely populated regions …

Canada Trade In An Age Of Protectionism

<b>How Would U.S.-Canada Trade Fare In An Age Of Protectionism? by Knowledge@Wharton</b><p>This month, as delegates of the Republican and Democratic parties …

Exhibition revives ancient Pompeii

“THE Last Day of Pompeii,” an exhibition showcasing treasures, artifacts and casts unearthed at the site of one of the most devastating volcanic …

Archaeology

How to look into soil without digging into it

TEDxGhent’s Philippe De Smedt tows electromagnetic induction tools to reveal hidden objects underground near Stonehenge (Photo: Ludwig Boltzmann …

Archaeology

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Bronze Age Couple Unearthed in Russia

IRKUTSK, RUSSIA—<i>The Siberian Times</i> reports that the skeletons of a man and a woman who had been buried holding hands some 4,500 years ago have been …

Archaeology

Stunning NASA image shows 'Morse code' dunes on Mars

NASA has released an image of dunes on Mars that bear a striking similarity to Morse code.<p>The image, which was taken on Feb. 6, 2016 by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows a series of dark dunes on the Red Planet’s surface.<p>In a …

Rare mosaic depicting Noah's Ark discovered in ancient synagogue

Experts have unearthed stunning mosaics depicting Noah’s Ark and the parting of the Red Sea during the excavation of an ancient synagogue in northern Israel.<p>The mosaics were found on the nave floor of the synagogue in Huqoq that dates back to the fifth century when the area was part of the Roman …

Inside the catacombs, buried history ties Jews to ancient Rome

ROME — Aristocratic Roman families have chosen the scenic environs of the Via Appia to build their villas for centuries. Shrouded by lush gardens and …

Calculating the Real Cost of Van Life vs. Hotels for a Summer Roadtrip

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>I am a committed lifelong cheapskate. But the realities of family travel make it tricky to car camp on BLM land with oatmeal …

RVs

Best free things to do in Brisbane Australia

Brisbane is an outdoorsy city year-round. While denizens of the southern metropolises cower inside during the winter months, daytime temperatures in Queensland’s capital rarely dip below 20°C. And in Brisbane the best kind of fun is often found outdoors and free. From exceptional markets to lush …

Australia

Australia's best food experiences: food trucks in Melbourne

Before 2009 food trucks didn’t have much of a reputation in Melbourne but now Melbourne’s famed culinary scene includes food trucks serving a huge variety of quality cuisine – Louisiana <i>po’ boys</i>, Cantonese dim sum and Wagyu beef burgers – as well as specialty coffees the city famously obsesses over. …

Food Trucks