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The world's first subsidy-free offshore wind farm is being built in the Netherlands

The world’s first unsubsidized offshore wind farms are currently under construction in the Netherlands. The underlying economics of offshore wind …

Earth Hour 2018 – A New Generation of Leaders Turn Out to Turn Up Climate Action

This Saturday, March 24th at 8:30pm local time, World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour will sweep the globe. Millions of people, cities and businesses …

A Physicist’s Farewell to Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking delighted in reminding audiences that he was born three hundred years to the day after the death of Galileo, on January 8, 1942. Imagine how Hawking would have reacted could he have known that he would die on March 14, 2018—the hundred and thirty-ninth anniversary of Albert …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. <b></b>Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

Mindfulness

San Francisco to dismiss all marijuana convictions dating back to 1975 as California redefines attitude to cannabis

District Attorney George Gascon has said that San Francisco will immediately dismiss all marijuana misdemeanour convictions dating to 1975 and will …

13 of the Best CBD Products We're Obsessed With — You Need to Try These ASAP

Whether you want to sleep better, relieve chronic anxiety, or reduce pain and inflammation, CBD is a natural wonder. And if you're not already as obsessed as we are with this plant-based supplement, we guarantee you will be soon. Try any of these marvelous products — from edible goodies to topical …

Anti-aging

Long Beach Reports First Flu Death Of Season

<b>LONG BEACH (CBSLA)</b> – As the flu epidemic ravages the Southland, the city of Long Beach announced its first flu death of the season for a person 65 …

Public Health

Bomb Cyclone, Deep Freeze Cripple East Coast: Pictures

Niagara Falls

Keystone Pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota

<b>(CNN) —</b> A total of 210,000 gallons of oil leaked Thursday from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, the pipeline's operator, TransCanada, said.<p>Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning, and officials are investigating the cause of the leak, which occurred about three miles southeast of the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Scientists grow replacement skin for boy suffering devastating genetic disorder

Scientists have grown a replacement, genetically modified skin to cover almost the entire body of a seven-year-old Syrian boy who was suffering from a devastating genetic disorder.<p>The treatment marks a rare and striking success for the field of regenerative medicine, which has been struggling to …

Organisms

China's government is shutting down factories to fight air pollution

Facing the Issue<p>China’s air pollution has been a problem for decades now, but with the issue now drawing significant attention worldwide, the Chinese …

Second judge rules against latest entry ban, saying Trump’s own words show it was aimed at Muslims

By Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>A federal judge in Maryland early Wednesday issued a second halt on the latest version of President Trump's entry ban, asserting that the president's own comments on the campaign trail and on Twitter convinced him that the directive was akin to an unconstitutional ban on …

Immigration

Magic Mushrooms Found to Be "Resetting" Brain Circuits in Depressed People

One person said they felt like their brain was 'rebooted'.<p>Psychedelics like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and psilocybin are popular for their use …

Trump says Iran violating nuclear agreement, threatens to pull out of deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to pull out of a deal freezing and reversing Iran's nuclear program if Congress and US allies do not agree to strengthen it, as he unveiled a tough and comprehensive new policy toward the Islamic Republic.<p>"As I have said many times, the Iran deal …

South Asia

65,000 portraits of the artist: how Van Gogh's life became the world's first fully painted film

With every frame hand-crafted by a team of artists, Loving Vincent is a fitting tribute to its complex subject. Its makers explain how they recreated his bewitching brushwork<p>Surrounded by thousands of reproductions on the walls of student bedrooms, cafes and hospital corridors, it’s easy to lose …

Art

New California Law Reduces Penalty for Knowingly Exposing Someone to HIV

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 239, which reduces penalties for knowingly exposing a sexual partner to HIV.<p>Under current California law, it is felony offense punishable by 3 to 8 years in prison. The new law, which was signed by Brown on Oct. 6 and takes effect …

Richard Branson Reveals ‘Revolutionary’ Virgin Hyperloop One Plan

Richard Branson is throwing his weight behind “the world’s most revolutionary train service.” The entrepreneur announced on Thursday that his Virgin …

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Corruption

The U.S. Has Never Been So Polarized On Guns

Democrats want to take action on gun control in the wake of the mass shooting Sunday in Las Vegas, the deadliest in recent U.S. history. And as the …

The Latest: Guest next to Vegas gunman's room 'shaken'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):<p>11:30 p.m.<p>An Australian man who says he had the room next to the gunman's …

Las Vegas

What does North Korea want?

By Julie Vitkovskaya<p>, Projects editor<p><i>In this occasional series, we will bring you up to speed on the biggest national security stories of the week.</i><p>North Korea and the United States have exchanged alarmingly confrontational statements in recent weeks, fueling fears a miscalculation could lead to …

North Korea

Conor McGregor has more at stake against Floyd Mayweather than just money

Conor McGregor will get huge money either way, but there’s still a lot on the line for the UFC champion against Floyd Mayweather.<p>Just for showing up Saturday night, Conor McGregor will already be a big winner. His blockbuster fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be, without a doubt, the biggest pay …

Gaia Finds Six Stars Zipping out of the Milky Way

In 2013, the European Space Agency launched the <i>Gaia</i> spacecraft. As the successor to the <i>Hipparcos</i> mission, this space observatory has spent the past …

Universe

Mexico Is Hiding The World’s Largest Pyramid

In the city of Cholula in central Mexico there stands a hill with a giant church on top which hides a manmade pyramid filled with secrets.<p>MEXICO …

Did Trump Jr. Break Laws When He Met Russian Lawyer Veselnitskaya?

Federal investigators might have reason to examine whether Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the president, broke campaign finance law when he attended a meeting with a Russian lawyer who he believed would offer damaging information about Hillary Clinton, legal experts told NBC News.<p>Trump Jr., …

This shipping-container farm could someday solve the food desert problem

By Maura Judkis<p>, Reporter<p>There’s a farm opening soon in Laurel, Md., that can grow strawberries in January. It could grow rare tropical fruits from Asia and Central America on our native soil. It could produce custom-designed lettuce, more peppery or sweet. It’s a hydroponic farm in a shipping …

Aquaponics

First double hand transplant involving a child declared a success

Zion Harvey had procedure in US in 2015 and can now use scissors and play baseball, but report highlights his difficult recovery<p>After almost 11 hours of surgery involving four teams of doctors, Zion Harvey had earned his place in medical history. The eight-year-old had become the first child in the …

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

<b>The world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland.</b><p>The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines.<p>The Peterhead wind farm, known as Hywind, is a …

Hydroelectric Power

5 Days Of Spending Time Completely Alone

<i><br>Follow R29's Lucie Fink as she dives headfirst into social experiments — five days at a time.</i><p>We live in a time when many of us are afraid of doing …