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After the Pacific Ocean swallows villages and five Solomon Islands, a study blames climate change

As the ocean rose, they had to flee.<p>“The sea has started to come inland, it forced us to move up to the hilltop and rebuild our village there away from the sea,” said Sirilo Sutaroti, 94, a leader of the Paurata tribe, to a group of Australian environmental scientists. The scene of this rising sea …

Climate Change

Pearl Jam – 10 of the best

<b>1. Alive</b><p>Among the first groups from Seattle’s underground rock scene to sign to a major label, glam-rockers Mother Love Bone were poised for success until their flamboyant frontman, Andy Wood, fatally overdosed on heroin days before their debut album, Apple, was due for release. In the aftermath, …

Kurt Cobain

50 documentaries you need to see

<b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The Look of Silence (2014), explore the aftermath of massacres in Indonesia. Both were nominated for Oscars.</b><p>Salaam Cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1995<p>For this film, Mohsen Makhmalbaf announces a casting …

Stephen Hawking

Earth has entered sixth mass extinction, warn scientists

Humans are responsible for so many species dying out that we are now in a sixth mass extinction, Stanford University has warned<p>Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction with animals now dying out at 100 times the normal rate, scientists have warned.<p>Humans have created a toxic mix of habitat loss, …

Extinction

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Exercise Is ADHD Medication

Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.<p>Mental exercises to build (or rebuild)attention span have shown promise recently as adjuncts or alternatives to amphetamines in addressing symptoms common …

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UFO Shoots Down Meteor Over the California Coastline

A couple of months back, an unusual sighting caught the attention of the general public.<p>People were intrigued and at the same time scared of what was …

Paranormal

Why we will see five planets with the naked eye in February – audio explainer

Stuart Clark, author of the Guardian’s astronomy blog, explains the coming month’s astronomical occurance – the apparent alignment of the planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Clark says the event is a coincidence, since all the planets move at different speeds and with different orbits

Astronomy

A NASA expert has revealed the most realistic renderings of how Earth would look with Saturn's rings

Saturn's Rings are amazing to behold. Since they were first observed by Galileo in 1610, they have been the subject of endless scientific interest and popular fascination.<p>Composed of billions of particles of dust and ice, these rings span a distance of about 282,000 km (175,000 miles) - which is …

NASA's Cassini Captures Another Breathtaking Picture Of Saturn's Moons Janus And Tethys

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is on something of a roll at the moment having taken yet another photo that leaves you wondering about our place in the …

First Space Zinnia Blooms—See How NASA Has Made Botany Cool

If astronauts one day travel to Mars, a green thumb will come in handy. See pictures of NASA's gardening success so far.<p>NASA recently released images of a zinnia flower blooming aboard the International Space Station. It’s not the first flower to bloom in space, but it is an important step in the …

Space Exploration

These Exotic Animal Photos Are Literal Eye Candy

In David Liittschwager's photos, beauty isn't in the eye of the beholder—just in the eye.<p>Science tells us that you can get kind of high by staring into another person's pupils for a long period of time, so use photographer David Liittschwager's new series on animal eyes responsibly. Shot for a …

Rare Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Go on Display in London

Monroe's collaborations with photographers Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland produced some of the most iconic images of her career.<p>Two legendary celebrity photographers are united in their mutual affinity for Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," an exhibition showing at The Little …

American Airlines

‘Humans of New York’ just left a rare comment on this surprisingly controversial photo

Photographer Brandon Stanton is well-known for his photography project "Humans of New York" (HONY), which currently has over 16 million Facebook …

New York City

Picasso the...sculptor? Disputed purchase brings attention to lesser-known aspect of his art

A legal battle has erupted between art dealer Larry Gagosian and the royal family of Qatar, with each side claiming to have purchased a Picasso …

Nature Gets Surreal in Ellen Jewett’s Fantastic Sculptures

Wire octopi, seaweed turtles, and more come alive in the work of the self-taught sculptor.<p>At a shallow glance, nature might not seem so surreal. But a deep dive into the natural world, void of all human technology and earth-moving, reveals an incredibly intricate, dreamlike, and almost alien world. …

Brian Cox is greatest threat to humanity, warns Stephen Hawking

<b>PROFESSOR Stephen Hawking has warned that the greatest danger facing humanity today is Brian Cox.</b><p>Hawking warned that Cox knows fuck all about …

New evidence suggests a ninth planet lurking at the edge of the solar system

Astronomers at the California Institute of Technology announced Wednesday that they have found new evidence of a giant icy planet lurking in the darkness of our solar system far beyond the orbit of Pluto. They are calling it "Planet Nine."<p>Their paper, published in the Astronomical Journal, …