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The EPA Just Took a Big Step Toward Regulating Airplane Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday finalized its determination that greenhouse gases from airplanes endangers public health, a …

Black Lives Matter protesters return to the streets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protesters marched again Saturday in cities nationwide to decry police brutality after the killing of two African-American men by police this week.<p>While many were peaceful, events turned ugly in St. Paul, Minnesota, where protesters clashed with police on Interstate 94.<p>At least two officers …

Millions of Chinese Are Calling for an End to the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Hei-hei is 3 years old. She loves snoozing spread-eagled on her back, playing with a football, and sausages. She hates early morning exercise and, …

Reading on computer screens changes how your brain works, scientists say

Reading on computer screens and smartphones has made people unable to fully understand what they are reading as our brains retreat into focusing on small details rather than meanings, a study claims.<p>Researchers found that those who filled in forms, read short stories or studied using computer …

Editor of Bangladesh’s first LGBT magazine hacked to death

Two people, including a senior editor of Bangladesh’s first LGBT magazine, have been found hacked to death in an apartment in the capital Dhaka, officials said Monday.<p>At least five unidentified attackers came to the apartment in Dhaka posing as couriers and attacked them with machetes, hacking two …

Extremism

How to Read a Book Which Isn't Written in Your Native Language

1<p><b>Start with something short and fun.</b> Unless a specific book was assigned to you, always pick a book you enjoy. Children's picture books are great …

Language Learning

Disney and Marvel to boycott Georgia if state passes 'religious liberty' bill

Studio will refuse to shoot films in US state should bill allowing officials and organisations to discriminate against same-sex couples become law<p>Disney film studios and its subsidiary Marvel have said they will boycott Georgia if the state governor signs a recently passed “religious liberty” bill …

Georgia (U.S. State)

The Sadness of Speaking One Language

In the kindergarten classroom at the Kuyilapalayam Higher Secondary School the children are learning to write in Tamil, English and Hindi. Today on the board, Tamil letters dominate and the children practice in composition books. They come up one by one to the teacher and make the corrections she …

Language Learning

Donald Trump may have forever changed the English language. Sad!

When you say the word "sad," which of these words do you most nearly mean? Heavy, miserable, or pathetic?<p>Until now, those have been the word's main meanings, according to the Oxford English Dictionary. We don't use the word to mean "heavy" much anymore — that's an artifact from the …

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $72 Million in Case Linking Baby Powder to Ovarian Cancer

Yikes.<p>A Missouri jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay damages of US$72 million to the family of Jackie Fox, a 62-year-old Alabama woman who died …

Why was he killed? Brutal death of Italian student in Egypt confounds experts

Giulio Regeni was burned, beaten and mutilated in a murder that bears all the hallmarks of Egypt’s security forces. But a month after he was last seen alive, speculation as to why he was targeted remains just that<p>Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old Cambridge PhD student from Italy, was on his way to see a …

Supreme Court's Stay on Clean Power Plan Won't Stop Energy Revolution

<i>Wind turbines are a growing source of electric power in the U.S. © Kent Mason</i><p><b>By Mark Tercek and Jimmie Powell</b><p><i>Mark Tercek is President and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of</i> Nature's Fortune. <i>Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek. Jimmie Powell is the Nature Conservancy's Energy Team Lead.</i><p>The …

Singapore Just Launched a Plan to Fill The City With 3D-Printed Homes

The future is 3D-printed.<p>Authorities in Singapore have announced plans to provide residents with 3D-printed houses, and are now conducting a …

6 dead in protests for caste benefits in northern India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of Indian security forces imposed a curfew and were ordered to fire without warning in a bid to quell protests by members …

India

The science behind Facebook sadness

More than 1 billion people log onto Facebook every day. Facebook remains the world's most popular social networking site, where users can post duck-face selfies, get into feuds over the presidential campaign and read the headlines from their favorite news outlet.<p>There's an assumption that people …

Robots will take over most jobs within 30 years, experts warn

The rise of robots could lead to unemployment rates greater than 50 per cent, according to Professor Moshe Vardi<p>Robots will have taken over most jobs within 30 years leaving humanity facing its 'biggest challenge ever' to find meaning in life when work is no longer necessary, according to …

The Koch Brothers’ Dirty War on Solar Power

After decades of false starts, solar power in America is finally poised for its breakthrough moment. The price of solar panels has dropped by more …

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Two-thirds of US students are taught climate change badly, study finds

Just 38% of US schoolchildren were taught that climate change is linked to fossil fuels, with many teachers spending less than an hour a year on the subject<p>Nearly two-thirds of schoolchildren in the US are taught lessons on climate change that do not rise to the level of a sound science education, …

Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico

DALLAS (AP) — Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he …

Immigration

Sea levels will rise, experts warn, and 'it's not going to stop'

Here's one trend California is behind on: rising sea levels.<p>For the last 23 years, ocean levels around the world have climbed by about 3 inches on average, and NASA scientists say the sea will continue to rise as warming temperatures cause ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica to melt.<p>But …

Global Warming