Kerry Kerr

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Rice was first farmed in China 9400 years ago

Scientists have argued for years about when rice, which now feeds more than half of the world's population, was first domesticated. A new study …

China postpones portion of cybersecurity law

BEIJING (AP) — China has postponed enforcement of part of a cybersecurity law that companies warn violates Beijing's free-trade pledges but says most …

Incredible Pictures of Icebergs Off Newfoundland

Witness red hot lava lighting up the ocean in Hawaii

As tourists travel to see the incredible Kamokuna lava flow in Hawaii, one photographer has captured amazing photographs as the red-hot lava hits the surf.<p>The lava spout in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park has drawn many visitors hoping to see the sight, and a new viewing area has been created after …

AM - Former Nazi on trial accused of assisting murder of 170,000 12/02/2016

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: In what could be one of the last cases of its kind, a former Nazi has gone on trial in Germany accused of assisting in the …

It Was a Wild, Weird Year to Live on Planet Earth

The year 2015 will go down as many things, but normal isn’t one of them. We saw record-smashing temperatures, exceptional droughts, deadly heat waves …

Weather

Urban Dreams

Project info<p>These images are drawn from my impressions of Japan from a trip my wife and I recently made there to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. For many years I’ve desired to visit this country and I must say that I was not disappointed. The people are incredibly welcome and gracious and …

What ‘Back to the Future II’ got right about tech in 2015

On Oct. 21, a teenager from Hill Valley, CA, will arrive in our time in a flying car, to save his family. He will use our hoverboards and our portable garbage-powered nuclear reactors, and will be there to witness the Cubs wining the World Series over Miami. OK—maybe <i>Back to the Future Part II</i> is …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Discover Petra on a virtual tour with Google Street View

Petra, Jordan,Jordan holidays,Middle East holidays,Travel,Middle East and North Africa,World news<p>Google Street View has mapped the ancient city of Petra, providing armchair travellers with a video tour of its historic sights – with commentary by Queen Rania of Jordan<p>War and terrorist attacks may …

21 amazing World Heritage Sites you've probably never heard of

Emptying Tutankhamun's tomb took 8 years of painstaking labor

The deconstruction of<br>Tutankhamun's tomb, in color<p>Every object removed, except one.<p>1923<p>Perhaps surprisingly, the mummy of King Tutankhamun remains …

Archaeology

Pearl Harbor’s Forgotten Fighter

When Japanese warplanes swooped down on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941—a surprise attack that would draw the United …

Pearl Harbor

Rosie the Riveter IRL: Meet the women who built WWII planes

Women workers of World War II<p>Rosie the Riveters in living color<p>October 1942<p>During World War II, the drafting of millions of men for combat left …

World History

How tiny islands drove huge ambition at the Paris climate talks

By Chris Mooney and<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Joby Warrick<p>Joby Warrick<p>National security reporter covering terrorism, rogue states, weapons proliferation<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>This story has been updated.</i><p>LE BOURGET, France — The Paris …

Climate