Marc Austin Daniels

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The Ten Worst Things Scott Pruitt’s EPA Has Already Done

Don’t be overwhelmed by bad environmental news—itemize it.<p>No part of the government has been untouched by the Trump revolution. Multiple Cabinet …

Donald Trump doesn't know the difference between climate and weather

<b>(CNN) —</b> At 8 p.m. Thursday, after a third straight day of golf at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, and the temperature was 72 degrees, President Donald Trump tweeted this:<p><i>"In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record. Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old</i> …

Climate Change

Stella McCartney calls for overhaul of 'incredibly wasteful' fashion industry

Clothes must be designed differently, worn for longer and recycled as much as possible to stop the global fashion industry consuming a quarter of the world’s annual carbon budget by 2050.<p>Fashion designer Stella McCartney condemned her industry as “incredibly wasteful and harmful to the environment” …

Sustainability

This disturbing map reveals how climate change is already affecting your health, based on the state you live in

Climate change is already beginning to wreak havoc upon the planet. In the short term, we're facing more winter storms, miserably hot summers, and a longer allergy season. In the long term, entire coastlines will likely disappear, threatening communities and wildlife.<p>On a more local level, experts …

Climate Change

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …

Coding is not “fun,” it’s technically and ethically complex

Programming computers is a piece of cake. Or so the world’s digital-skills gurus would have us believe. From the non-profit Code.org’s promise that “Anybody can learn!” to Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s comment that writing code is “fun and interactive,” the art and science of making software is …

Computer Science

Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through …

Walk with penguins: Virtual reality video shows how it is to live among the birds

They may feature on television with adorable frequency, yet few are aware of how endangered penguins are.<p>Despite being loved the world over, they are …

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. …

Renewable Energy

American Trees Are Moving West, and No One Knows Why

Climate change explains only 20 percent of the movement.<p>As the consequences of climate change strike across the United States, ecologists have a guiding principle about how they think plants will respond. Cold-adapted plants will survive if they move “up”—that is, as they move further north (away …

Alaska's Thawing Soils Are Unleashing a Crapload of CO2 Into The Air

"We all knew this was coming."<p>Even as the Trump administration weighs withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate agreement, a new …

Nasa should get rid of International Space Station as soon as possible and go to Mars instead, says Buzz Aldrin

Nasa needs to retire the International Space Station as soon as possible, according to Buzz Aldrin.<p>The US can't afford to keep running the floating …

5 Reasons Why The 21st Century Will Be The Best One Ever For Astrophysics

It’s been a staple of science throughout the centuries: the arrogant thinking that we’ve almost arrived at the ultimate answers to our deepest questions. Scientists thought that Newton’s mechanics described everything, until they discovered the wave nature of light. Physicists thought we were …

Physics

How I went from zero to San Francisco software engineer in 12 months

One year ago, I was working part-time as a route setter at a rock climbing gym in Tennessee. Today I’m working as a software engineer at a cyber-security startup in San Francisco.<p>My journey to this point has been unforgettable and life-changing. And yet as challenging as everything was, I think …

San Francisco

Robot exoskeletons are finally here, and they’re nothing like the suits from Iron Man

Hollywood set a high bar for exoskeleton suits. Technology imagined in <i>Iron Man</i>, <i>Aliens,</i> and <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> all endow humans with superhuman abilities. After years of tinkering and military adventures, the first exoskeleton suits are finally walking out of the lab and into the market. Rather than …

Robotics

A Massive Lake Of Molten Carbon The Size Of Mexico Was Just Discovered Under The US

A recent scientific discovery has drastically changed our view of the global carbon cycle and identified a new significant risk. Researchers have discovered a giant lake or reservoir made up of molten carbon sitting below the western US.<p>The molten carbon (primarily in the form of carbonate) …

Earth Science

The discovery of alien life may be close. How will religion survive it?

About two decades ago, it was quite uncertain whether stars other than our own sun even hosted their own planets. However, according to Nasa, the latest count of confirmed exoplanets stands at around 3,500 – and at least six of them are potential Earths. This count will definitely go up and many …

Paranormal

Turning Greenhouse Gases Into Clean Air and Energy Simultaneously — Professor Discovers A Way

A chemistry professor and his team of students at the University of Central Florida found a way to turn greenhouse gases into clean air -- and …

Numerous states considering anti-protest bills

<b>(CNN) —</b> Spencer DesAuteles was standing in a crosswalk at a protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in January when he and two other people were hit by a car. The Tennessee resident, who was working as a volunteer to keep protestors safe from traffic, said he had the legal right of way …

Rights & Freedoms

Is Singapore’s “miracle” health care system the answer for America?

The Singapore model shows how liberal and conservative ideas can fuse.<p>When liberals talk about their health care utopia, they have scores of examples to choose from. Some name France’s high-performing multi-payer system (No. 1 on the World Health Organization’s rankings, in case you haven’t heard). …

10 Breakthrough Technologies That Are About to Change the World | Inc.com

<b>Reversing Paralysis.</b> "Scientists are making remarkable progress at using brain implants to restore the freedom of movement that spinal cord injuries take away."<p><b>Self-Driving Trucks.</b> "Tractor-trailers without a human at the wheel will soon barrel onto highways near you. What will this mean for the …

Track Down

Five myths about oceans

This weekend marks the 47th Earth Day, an annual celebration of our pale blue dot. As we reflect on the ground beneath our feet and the flora and fauna whose lives are entwined with ours, it’s worth giving equal consideration to the vast oceans just beyond our shores. The high seas are as vital to …

The Roomba for Lawns Is a Yard Work Game-Changer

The Honda Miimo even returns to its charger when it's out of juice.<p>It's the latest domestic chore to die at the hands of technology: Lawn-mowing can officially be filed under "chores you never have to do again if you don't want to."<p>Robotic lawn mowers like the Honda Miimo ($2,499); Robomow ($1,299) …

How the World's Smartest People Learn Things Faster

The surest sign of a genuine mastery of a topic is the ability to explain it simply to someone who knows nothing about it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a hard working entrepreneur you’re faced with a variety of challenges, each of which needs to be resolved to grow …

Four climate change myths, debunked | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 21.04.2017

Some people are skeptical that human activity is driving global warming. We take a look at the most common arguments used by climate deniers, and set …

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

Archaeology

Elon Musk Just Outlined How He'll Merge The Human Brain and AI

Musk’s History of AI Concerns<p>Elon Musk has made it clear that he is concerned about the extreme advancements being made in artificial intelligence …

Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise

Microsoft is launching IoT Central today, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service that gives enterprises a fully managed solution for setting up their IoT deployments without needing the in-house expertise necessary for deploying a cloud-based IoT solution from scratch. It’s basically …