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2016 Is Breaking All Kinds of Climate Records, and It’s Only Half Over

January to June has been the warmest half-year on record.<p>The year is only half over, and already two big indicators of climate change (global surface temperatures, and the diminishing extent of Arctic sea ice) are smashing record after record, NASA scientists said on Tuesday in a press …

Global Warming

Scientists Get Closer to a Cure for OCD

New research by Duke University suggests there may be an eventual treatment for the disease.<p>Someday, the show <i>Monk</i> might not make any sense to us.<p>Brain scientists at Duke University tested lab mice who were bred with a low level of a brain receptor and found that they would excessively groom …

Fasting slows the ageing process. Sounds unlikely? Here’s the science

A drug that slowed ageing and protected the body from diseases such as cancer would no doubt cause considerable excitement around the world. While there is no such miracle drug, there is a way to trigger these effects in the body without taking any medicine at all — simply by fasting. You probably …

Why You Should Take Care Of Your Kinetic Chain

As runners and triathletes come hobbling into my office on a daily basis, I am increasingly adamant about one issue: If you’re an endurance athlete, …

Exercise

Scientists warn of 'unsafe' decline in biodiversity

<b>An international team of scientists has issued a warning that biodiversity is dropping below safe levels for the support and wellbeing of human societies.</b><p>As a species we are inextricably connected with the processes of our local ecosystems, such as crop pollination, waste decomposition and …

Ecology

Are humans still evolving? Growing evidence suggests we are

Log in or create a free account<p>Connect with:<p>Create an account for free access to:<p>A selection of articles hand-picked by the editors available only to …

Data Science

Scientists say that the world is losing so many species that we're putting ourselves at risk

In 2010, the UN Environment Programme estimated that 150 to 200 species of plants, insects, birds, and mammals go extinct every 24 hours, which was believed to be nearly as much as 1,000 times the "natural" rate.<p>And now, according to a new study published in Science, we are losing so many species …

Ecology

This Lower-Carb, High-Protein Breakfast Takes 5 Minutes to Prepare

For the overnight-oats-obsessed, here's a variation you have got to try that's high in protein and lower in carbs! Instead of just using rolled oats, you throw in hemp hearts (raw shelled hemp seeds). One tablespoon offers 3.3 grams of protein and one gram of carbs, so this little jar packs in over …

7 Quinoa Breakfast Bakes Way Better Than a Boring Bowl of Cereal

Whether early-morning meals are actually good for you is a hotly debated issue, but the fact remains that we love breakfast food. One of our …

30 Recipes So Perfect You'll Almost Hate Them

The following collection of recipes has some of our personal favorites as well as the most popular recipes we have on POPSUGAR Food. We've included breakfast, lunch, appetizer, dinner, and desserts so no matter what you're in the mood to make, you're guaranteed to find something!

Tip: Sit a Lot? Do These 4 Exercises

Activate your puny scapular stabilizers and you'll keep your shoulders healthy for pain-free pressing. Here's how.<p>Slouchers, Do the T-W-A-Y …

Health

Donald Trump's Running Mate Has Some Truly Strange Views on Modern Science

While Donald Trump’s conservative pedigree may still be in doubt, his choice for running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, is a well-established …

5-minute Protein Peanut Butter Energy Bites

5 minute Superfood Protein Peanut Butter Energy Bites<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Total time<p>5 mins<p>Fiber & protein packed peanut butter energy bites with amazing …

Healthy Eating

1500 Calorie Diet - Following an Easy Diet Menu to Quick Weight Loss

The key to losing weight is to go on a lower calorie diet than your normal one. Just like most of us you probably have quite a busy lifestyle to …

11 Science-Backed Ways To Boost Metabolism

Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our metabolic rate, but there are also ways to independently control its speed. And the faster our metabolism, the more calories we burn off, making that …

Weekly wrap: Clinton proposes ambitious US climate platform

<b>Will climate change be Donald Trump’s kryptonite?</b><p>Hillary Clinton’s campaign team seem to think so, judging by the raft of low carbon policies they …

Climate

The Republican vision for the environment is not a pretty sight

With their party’s national convention just days away, Republicans in the House of Representatives have given us a detailed vision of their …

Clean energy won’t save us – only a new economic system can

It’s time to pour our creative energies into imagining a new global economy. Infinite growth is a dangerous illusion<p>Earlier this year media outlets around the world announced that February had broken global temperature records by a shocking amount. March broke all the records too. In June, our …

Oil Not Necessary?

An animation showing the future of fuels in the coming decades. (video)<p>A 2016 report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) found huge benefits in simply doubling the renewable share by 2030. For an outlay estimated at $290bn a year, IRENA saw annual net savings between $1.2tn and …

Green Energy

America is a wasteland: The U.S. produces a shocking amount of garbage

The average American produces more than four pounds of trash every day<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>If you're an average American, you produce 4.4. pounds of trash every single day, significantly more than the global average of 2.6 pounds. In a nation of nearly 324 million people, …

Sustainability

Battery revolution empowers consumers, unleashes renewables, imperils Big Energy

Renewable electricity is already undermining the big energy utilities' business model, writes Emma Howard, breaking their monopoly and bringing down …

Renewable Energy