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Doomsday’s approaching: The climate could hit a state unseen in 50 million years

<b>(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)</b><p>If carbon emissions continue on their current trajectory, the atmosphere could reach an unseen level<p>Brian Kahn<p>April 5, 2017 7:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented …

Climate Change

The New York subway system runs on 100-year-old technology

But every day, hundreds of trains run through the largest subway network in the world on century-old technology. When things go wrong — as they have been doing more and more often — the delays pile up.<p>Let us not forget that we're heading into one of the most challenging times of year for the NYC …

Trains

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Earth Just Narrowly Missed Getting Hit by an Asteroid

The asteroid missed the Earth by less than a quarter of the distance to the Moon.<p>On Saturday, astronomers discovered a new asteroid, just a few hours before it almost hit us.<p>The asteroid is called 2016 QA2, and it missed the Earth by less than a quarter of the distance to the moon. That puts it …

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Clinton, Sanders both land only soft blows in Democratic debate

This truly was a PBS debate: genteel, civilized, lacking drama — and full of material that’s already aired somewhere else.<p>Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton spent most of Thursday night’s debate in what Clinton called “vigorous agreement” — disagreeing only about …

Middle-class

NBC's Chuck Todd had an awkward exchange with Donald Trump about how he treats female reporters

On Sunday morning, "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd asked Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump about criticism of his treatment of female reporters.<p>The business mogul responded with an awkward answer that included assuring the audience that Todd is "far from a woman" and that he would …

Donald Trump

Watch How The World’s Population Has Exploded (And Isn’t Stopping)

Take a look at this interactive map prepared by Population Connection, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit. It shows a timeline of population from 1 CE to …

Geography

Why Luxembourg wants to mine asteroids

The small European country has announced ambitious plans to become a hub for asteroid mining. But how, and why?<p>Luxembourg is hoping to lead the race to mine minerals from asteroids.<p>Yes, you read that right. Luxembourg (population 543,000) has announced an ambitious plan to become “a European hub in …

WHO: Zika virus ‘spreading explosively,’ level of alarm ‘extremely high’

South America’s biggest country has seen a rise in cases of a disease triggered by the little-known Zika virus being linked to a spike in birth defects.<p>South America’s biggest country has seen a rise in cases of a disease triggered by the little-known Zika virus being linked to a spike in birth …

Public Health

5 takeaways from the Democratic town hall

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton says she's a "proven fighter." Bernie Sanders says that while experience is important, "it is not the only thing" that Democratic voters should weigh. And Martin O'Malley took off his jacket.<p>Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley made their closing arguments to Iowa …

Government

'X-Files': 7 revelations from Chris Carter

We got a flashlight, ducked under crime scene tape and trekked into a dark rainy forest to meet <i>The X-Files</i> creator Chris Carter, where he gave us a …

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

‘The Club’ (Feb 5)<p>A Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Film (and almost assuredly an Oscar nominee for that category as well), this tense drama …

White House outlines gun control moves

<i>Watch President Barack Obama with CNN's Anderson Cooper this Thursday, January 7 at 8 p.m. ET for a town hall meeting on guns in America.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> The Obama administration will announce a series of executive actions on Tuesday to combat gun violence in the U.S.<p>Among other things, the actions would …

Guns

Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

France

The New York subway system runs on 100-year-old technology

But every day, hundreds of trains run through the largest subway network in the world on century-old technology. When things go wrong — as they have been doing more and more often— the delays pile up.<p>Let us not forget that we're heading into one of the most challenging times of year for the NYC …

Trains

NASA Spotted an Object 3.3 Billion Miles Away From the Sun

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured the closest-ever look at a small object in the solar system’s distant Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy bodies and …

Before we set up colonies on Mars, we need to discuss renaming its moons | Fortunato Salazar

Keeping Phobos and Deimos, which means ‘fear’ and ‘terror’, implies it’s totally cool to demonize our neighbor in the sky

Earth Is Surrounded by Strings of Dark Matter

New computations from NASA suggest that long strings of mysterious dark matter form around planets like Earth.<p>The solar system is hairy? Thanks to …

Leading Harvard physicist has a radical new theory for why humans exist

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars.<p>On the other hand, an evolutionary biologist might look at the similarities between our DNA and that of other primates' and conclude we evolved from apes.<p>Lisa Randall, …

Dark Matter

Astronomers are freaking out over this newly discovered Earth-sized planet — and for good reason

The exoplanet, dubbed GJ 1132b, is about the size of Earth and lives in a solar system roughly 39 light-years from Earth, a team of scientists reported in the November 12, 2015, issue of the journal Nature.<p>Furthermore, the exoplanet is the closest rocky Earth-sized exoplanet ever discovered, by far.<p>…

Universe

Iraqi Kurds reach Sinjar road, cutting Islamic State supply line

Supported by U.S.-led airstrikes, Kurdish Iraqi troops on Thursday seized part of a highway that is used as a vital supply line by the Islamic State group, a key initial step in a major offensive to retake the strategic town of Sinjar from the militants.<p>The town was overrun by the extremists as …

The Most Ambitious Effort Yet To Abolish The Death Penalty Is Already Happening

Derided this spring as “guerrilla warfare” by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, the death penalty abolition movement is coming out into the open. The 8th Amendment Project’s leaders talk with BuzzFeed News about why — and how they plan to win.<p>Henderson Hill and Rob Smith are the odd couple …

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Globalization

Mars is destroying its moon Phobos

Mars has two moons, but they’re both quite small and unusual. Phobos is the larger of the two, and it orbits close to the planet. Even though mars …

A giant asteroid flying past Earth on Halloween is the least of our nightmares

Although 310,000 miles away may not sound close, the giant space rock is zooming by only a little farther away than the moon is from the Earth — close enough to spot with an amateur telescope, says NASA. It's also important to remember the 1,300-foot-wide asteroid, called 2015 TB145, is moving …

Asteroids