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Is blue the new green? Wave power could revolutionize the renewable-energy game | Salon.com

<b>A 30 MegaWatt "wave farm" of Pelamis Wave Energy Converters (Business Wire)</b><p>Is blue the new green? Wave power could revolutionize the renewable-energy game<p>There’s enough wave energy in the oceans to power the world, and scientists are finally close to harnessing it.<p>Diane Stopyra<p>August 27, 2016 …

Renewable Energy

How emergency rooms treat poorer kids differently

More than 40 percent of American children are on public health insurance — mostly Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. This statistic is something of a triumph for public policy. Since 1989, the number of uninsured children has dropped from 15 percent to 6 percent, in large part …

Climate change will mean the end of national parks as we know them

As the National Parks Service turns 100 this week, we look at how receding ice, extreme heat and acidifying oceans are transforming America’s landscapes, and guardians of national parks face the herculean task of stopping it<p>After a century of shooing away hunters, tending to trails and helping …

Report Shows Whopping $8.8 Trillion Climate Tab Being Left for Next Generation

"We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children," is an oft-quoted proverb, frequently used to explain the importance …

Climate change will create new ecosystems, so let's help plants move

Australia’s ecosystems are already showing the signs of climate change, from the recent death of mangrove forests in northern Australia, to the …

Lifestyle | Fox News

Hidden images found beneath 500-year-old manuscript reveal glimpse of pre-colonial Mexico

A series of hidden images have been discovered beneath a 500-year-old Mexican manuscript, offering a fascinating glimpse at the country before its …

Trending: US Court Approves Social Carbon Price; Canada, Mexico to Test Their Own Carbon Pricing

Smog over Mexico City, Mexico. | Image credit: Fidel Gonzalez/Wikimedia Commons<p>Related:<p>A unanimous decision from the <b>U.S. Court of Appeals</b> has upheld …

Cap and Trade

Elon Musk leads Tesla effort to build house roofs entirely out of solar panels

In latest clean energy plan, Tesla purchases SolarCity to make solar ‘shingles’: ‘It’s not a thing on the roof. It is the roof,’ CEO says<p>A new venture spearheaded by Elon Musk will create house roofs made entirely of solar panels, in a sweeping expansion of Tesla’s clean energy ambitions.<p>Tesla has …

Tesla

Why your Apple store is no longer a 'store'

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Do you buy your overpriced scarves at Burberry? Or do you buy them at the Burberry store?<p>Do you insist the best and most tasteless tight pants are at Gucci? Or are they at the Gucci store?<p>This splitting of …

Tecas 43 | Taller Aragonés

Science is the great motor of humanity and its progress has been unquestionable. In the 20th century, for ex- ample, it was capable of deciphering …

Trump to black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

DIMONDALE, Michigan (AP) — Republican Donald Trump again made a direct appeal to black voters Friday night, urging them to abandon the Democratic …

Massachusetts Police Are Not Fooled by This Fugitive’s Elaborate Disguise

Police surrounded the home of a 31-year-old fugitive, but the man they encountered looked nothing like the description they had.<p>The suspected drug dealer they found didn’t look like the young Shaun Miller they were expecting. Instead, the police were met with an elderly man — or so they thought, at …

The Best Makeup Dupes Spotted on Instagram

If you spend money on makeup (hi, welcome, have a seat. We are your people.), you probably fall into one of two groups: You're either the type who goes to Sephora for a "quick trip" and instead ends up dropping $20 on a lipstick, $45 on an eyeshadow palette and—before you can say "VIB points," …

Lips

Chipotle might be wasting millions of dollars on free food

On Wednesday, a letter from Chipotle to the Securities and Exchange Commission was released.<p>The correspondence, first covered by Bloomberg , revealed the company was unable to measure any revenue gained from the roughly $70 million in free-food coupons the company gave away from February to …

Financial Regulation

Milwaukee’s violent protests are no surprise: Even by American standards, the city has long mistreated its black community

<b>A gas station in Milwaukee, August 14, 2016. (Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein)</b><p>Violent black protesters may look irrational from the outside — but consider the deep-rooted causes of discontent<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>August 18, 2016 4:37pm (UTC)<p>Last Saturday, a Milwaukee police officer shot and killed a …

Black Culture

T-Mobile and Sprint's new unlimited plans have some nasty fine print

Unlimited, kinda<p>T-Mobile and Sprint are both making a big splash today with the introduction of some too-good-to-be-true data plans. Both companies' new plans offer unlimited talk, text, and — importantly — data, but both companies' unlimited data come with big asterisks beside them.<p>That's because …

T-Mobile

Groups press Walgreens on religious restrictions in clinics

CHICAGO (AP) — Four groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union are asking Walgreens for reassurance that its partnership with a Catholic health …

ACLU

Gang rivalry in Honduras to blame for shooting deaths of eight men | Fox News

Killers wielding assault rifles shot eight men to death on the outskirts of the capital before dawn Sunday, Honduran authorities said, blaming a territorial dispute between rival street gangs.<p>Officials said the victims men were gathered in front of a local business when the gunmen arrived in a …

Blood in Honduras, Silence in the United States

Aug 16, 2016<p>9 Min read time<p>The U.S. turns a blind eye on the murder of environmentalist Berta Cáceres.<p><i>Protesters look on at a vigil for activist</i> …

More than 100 Haitian migrants arrested in Honduras

Authorities of the National Institute of Migration of Honduras today reported the arrest of more than a hundred citizens of Haiti in the border with …

Volunteer in Honduras - United Planet - 6-12 months - Volunteer Abroad

Spend a life-changing year in Honduras with United Planet, get immersed in the vibrant culture, and play a crucial role in the life of local children …

NYT Touts Honduras as Ad for ‘American Power’–Leaving Out Support for Murderous Coup Regime

“How the Most Dangerous Place on Earth Got Safer” was the headline over the lead article in the <b>New York Times</b>‘ “Week in Review” (8/11/16), with the …

4 Skills of Successful Entrepreneurs (No Talent Required)

Some memes make the rounds online regularly. One that often pops up is the list of "10 things that require zero talent." From big-picture traits like passion to daily habits like being on time, the list is a good reminder that success requires a strong foundation.<p>Building a business is hard work. …

Entrepreneurship

Climate activists blame Exxon Mobil for largest coral bleaching event on record

The ocean became a crime scene this week after environmental activists ensnared dead and bleached coral in yellow police tape.<p>Divers affiliated with …

Warming climate likely to have 'minor' impact on power plant output

Future climate warming will likely cause only minor cuts in energy output at most U.S. coal- or gas-fired power plants, a new Duke University study …

DIVIDED AMERICA: Temperatures rise, US splits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tempers are rising in America, along with the temperatures.<p>Two decades ago, the issue of climate change wasn't as contentious. The leading U.S. Senate proponent of taking action on global warming was Republican John McCain. George W. Bush wasn't as zealous on the issue as his …

Black Lives Matter Is Pushing Our Cities Back to the Brink

To listen to some of the protesters, the Milwaukee shooting was the excuse for the riot, not the reason.<p>What happens when a city combines body …

Law Enforcement