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Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?

<b>A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.</b><p>It looks at the Earth's spin and gravitational effects to predict how water will be "redistributed" globally.<p>"This provides, for each city, a picture of which glaciers, ice sheets, …

Sea Level

A futuristic doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and is backed by Eric Schmidt and Marc Benioff is opening in LA

Forward, a futuristic doctor's office that looks "like an Apple Store meets 'Westworld,'" is setting up shop in Los Angeles.<p>For $150 a month, Forward acts as your primary care provider, along with providing some extra perks and technology used with the intent to keep you healthier.<p>Forward launched …

Apple Store

Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

Inside the inventor's world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars – and hopefully find love …

Elon Musk

The right meditation can literally reshape your brain

Contemplative exercise can improve your life by refining your mind, so it’s worth trying. But it’s also worth knowing what will work for your particular purposes.<p>An Oct. 4 study in Science Advances (pdf), led by neuroscientist Sofie Valk at the Max Planck Institute for Human and Cognitive Brain …

Mindfulness

16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 16,000 scientists from 184 countries have published a second warning to humanity advising that we need to change our wicked ways to help the planet.<p>In 1992, 1,700 independent scientists signed the "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity." The letter warned that "human beings and …

Climate Change

A Russian Billionaire Wants to Search for Alien Life on Enceladus

As horrifying as it may sound, there’s a non-zero chance a billionaire will be the first to discover alien life. Recently, Russian billionaire Yuri …

Astronomy

Biologists just proved how long life can survive on Mars, and it's longer than we thought

Mars is not exactly a friendly place for life as we know it. While temperatures at the equator can reach as high as a balmy 35 °C (95 °F) in the …

Princeton University

We found our galactic twin 180 million light years away

We’ve seen ourselves in the heavens. A giant spiral galaxy 180 million light years from Earth not only resembles the Milky Way but also boasts a pair …

Astronomy
Quantum Mechanics

New Earth-like planet may be the right temperature for life

Scientists announced today the discovery of Ross 128 b, an Earth-sized planet 11 light-years away that may be a new target in the search for …

Paranormal

Kepler-22b: Facts About Exoplanet in Habitable Zone

Kepler-22b is the first extra-solar planet, or exoplanet, that the Kepler Space Telescope found in the habitable zone of its star. It is thought to …

Universe

Mysterious Boom Heard Over Alabama, NASA Confirms It Has No Idea What It Is

A mysterious “boom” rattled ears and registered on scientific equipment in parts of Alabama on Tuesday, and officials with NASA and other government …

Newly Discovered Earth-Like Planet Is Speeding Toward Us

About 11 light-years away, Ross 128 b is closer to the solar system than any known exoplanet save Proxima b.<p>First there was Proxima b, the Earth-sized planet orbiting the closest star to us, Proxima Centauri. Then came the seven Earth-sized worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1, a star 39 light-years away, …

Federal report says humans are the cause of climate change

Today, over a dozen federal agencies released the Climate Science Special Report, which is a product of the National Climate Assessment -- a congressionally mandated review that takes place every four years. In it, hundreds of scientists from dozens of government agencies and academic institutions …

Climate Change

AI could be the perfect tool for exploring the Universe

In our efforts to understand the Universe, we’re getting greedy, making more observations than we know what to do with. Satellites beam down hundreds of terabytes of information each year, and one telescope under construction in Chile will produce 15 terabytes of pictures of space <i>every night</i>. It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

NASA: Hole in Earth's ozone layer is the smallest it's been since 1988

Holey Relief<p>In 1987, 197 countries signed the Montreal Protocol, an international agreement to stop releasing chemicals that were eating away a hole …

China criminalizes disrespect of national anthem

China's legislature has made insulting the national anthem an offense that could incur a three-year prison sentence. The move reflects President Xi …

China

Is it too late to save the world? Jonathan Franzen on one year of Trump's America

‘As the ice shelves crumble and the Twitter president threatens to pull out of the Paris accord’, Franzen reflects on the role of the writer in times of crisis<p>If an essay is something <i>essayed</i> – something hazarded, not definitive, not authoritative; something ventured on the basis of the author’s …

Costa Rica

Wolves Are Better than Dogs at Working Together to Solve a Problem

New research published in PNAS tested how well wolves can work in pairs versus domestic dogs.<p>If you've ever watched <i>The Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan</i>, you know that we humans love to compare our canine companions to their relative, the wolf. Millan loves to insist on tapping into a dog's wolf-life …

Dogs

The Scariest Thing, According to Dogs

October 31 is the seasonal culmination of scary: haunted houses, horror films, ghoulish costumes, and 'fun sized' candy bars (there is nothing fun …

Pets
Pets
British Columbia

You might think your dog wouldn’t hurt anyone but the point is, it could

“Oh, they’re gentle giants,” the hostess said. “They won’t hurt her.”<p>“How can you guarantee that?” I asked.<p>The hostess shrugged. “They’ve never hurt …

Is that service dog a fake? Under federal law, you can’t even ask

The unleashed dog lunged from the woman’s lap and right at Andy, Michaela Chase’s dog.<p>“It was going for blood,” Chase said, thinking back to the …

The Best Dog Breed for Each Personality Type

Several technical factors go into finding the perfect furry friend. Before you start searching, you'll need to consider the size of your space, how …

Pets
Puppies

Proofing Behaviors

Proofing is the final step in training your dog any new behavior. It involves practicing behaviors in a variety of situations with different levels …

10 Best Guard Dogs

Are you searching for the right dog to protect you, your family, or your property? If you are considering getting a guard dog, there are plenty of …

College Basketball