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2,300 Leading Scientists Send Trump A Clear Warning: We're Watching You

An open letter signed by America's top minds hopes to counter the influence of climate change deniers and oil execs.<p>More than 2,300 scientists, including 22 Nobel Prize recipients, have a warning for Donald Trump: Respect science or prepare for a fight.<p>In an open letter Wednesday to the …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

Here's how to see the biggest supermoon since 1948

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you look up at the moon in the next day or two, you might notice it looks bigger and brighter than usual.<p>Bigger in fact, than it has appeared at any point in the last 68 years, NASA scientists say.<p>We won't see another supermoon likes this until 2034, so make sure you get a …

Astronomy

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World to Lose Two-Thirds of Wild Animals by 2020?

A dramatic new report warns of ecological collapse, though critics say the conclusion is overblown and misleading.<p>An incendiary new report from two major conservation groups predicts dire circumstances for the world's wild animals, warning that two-thirds of vertebrate populations could be wiped …

Green Roofs Take Root Around the World

The eco-friendly design just got a big lift in San Francisco, and it is spreading globally.<p>This week, San Francisco became the first U.S. city to require that certain new buildings be built with a green roof—an eco-friendly design technique that sows plants above a roofline. This latest action …

World's Largest Marine Reserve Created Off Antarctica

New 598,000 square-mile protected area is more than twice the size of Texas, and will protect everything from penguins to whales.<p>A remote and largely pristine stretch of ocean off Antarctica received international protection on Friday, becoming the world's largest marine reserve as a broad …

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This is What Adobe’s Dehaze Slider Does to Photos of the Night Sky

Adobe’s new Dehaze slider has been wowing photographers since it was launched for Lightroom and Adobe Camera RAW last month. We’ve seen what it can …

Photography

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Medicine

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Adventure<p>Naturalist J. Drew Lanham connects birds, race, and conservation ethics in his new memoir—and in an unexpectedly viral video.<p>A lyrical story about the power of the wild, J. Drew Lanham’s new book, <i>The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair With Nature,</i> synthesizes his own family …

Aimed at Zika mosquitoes, spray kills millions of honeybees

CIVIL WAR Directors Confirm Captain America’s Status at the End

The end of <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> left a lot of people in the Marvel Cinematic Universe feeling a bit empty, most notably Iron Man who got his …

Could You Travel In A Straight Line In Space And Return To Earth?

Back when people thought the Earth was flat, it was almost heretical to suggest that traveling in a straight line for a long enough distance would eventually bring you back to your starting point. But it’s true: travel about 40,000 kilometers (or 25,000 miles) in any one direction — over the …

Universe

Study Shows Warming Oceans Are Making People Sicker

Put down the chopsticks<p>Step away from the sushi bar! A new study published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> shows, for the first time, that a warming trend in sea surface temperature is "strongly associated" with the spread of vibrios, a bacteria that can make humans sick.<p>There are …

Global Warming

Suicide Squad shows why Marvel’s movie universe works and DC’s does not

<i>Suicide Squad</i>is a dull, inept mess — a charmless and incoherent muddle of a film that left me rooting only for it to end. But it’s more than just a bad movie. It’s a bad sign for the entire DC Comics movie universe.<p>Warner Brothers, which owns DC Comics and the rights to its characters, has made no …

Young Men Are Facing a Masculinity Crisis

We are at a historic moment in gender relations. The women’s movement can move ahead with the active support, involvement and encouragement of men, …

Don't Blame The Solomon Islands Sinking All On Climate Change

There are other factors at work, the study's author says<p>Like many eco-friendly readers, you probably panicked over the news of five islands in the Pacific Ocean swallowed up by the rising sea levels associated with climate change. Now, Dr. Simon Albert, the author of the widely-trumpeted report …

Climate Change

Marvel's 'Black Panther' may become the biggest and blackest blockbuster of all time

The big screen debut of comic book character Black Panther, played by Chadwick Boseman in Marvel’s latest hit, <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, already has …

Captain America: Civil War Directors On Why the Ending Differed From the Comics

Advertising [x]<p>by Adrienne Tyler<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p><b>[SPOILERS for Captain America: Civil War ahead]</b><p>-<p>Marvel Studios’ Phase 3 has officially begun now …

Massive coral reef discovered in the Amazon River

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Amazon River, known for its array of wildlife from pink dolphins to flesh-eating piranhas, has revealed a new treasure -- a massive coral reef that stretches for some 600 miles, scientists say.<p>A team of scientists from Brazil and the United States discovered the reef in the muddy waters …

Grimes implies 'numerous' producers have demanded sex from her

Grimes has said she has been pestered for sex by male producers. The Canadian artist, whose real name is Claire Boucher, was asked by Rolling Stone for her opinions on Kesha’s lawsuit against her producer/label boss, Dr Luke, whom she has accused of rape, and responded by saying male producers …

The World's Coral Reefs Are Undergoing a Massive Die-Off | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here.</b><p>For the picturesque coral colonies of the Earth's tropical oceans, it's as if the very water has betrayed them.<p>The brilliant colors of the Great Barrier Reef and other swatches of coral depend on that …

This Video Breaks Down Rey’s Vision In ‘The Force Awakens’ And Creates More Questions Than Answers

Luke Skywalker’s blue-colored lightsaber has touched many important hands. Created during the Clone Wars, Anakin Skywalker’s lightsaber was with him during his greatest moments as a Jedi, and also with him as he fell prey to the dark side. After Obi Wan Kenobi nearly killed Anakin, he took his …