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Climate change could mean massive ocean dead zones

The crabs had suffocated, caught by a sudden influx of low-oxygen water. The dead zone has reappeared every year since, expanding to cover an area the size of Rhode Island in 2006. Researchers have long suspected dead zones like Oregon’s are linked to climate change. Something in the system of …

Create a Garden Path, DIY: Gardener's Supply

OVER the years, my backyard has evolved from lots of lawn to extensive gardens. This has led my dogs, Archie and Aggie, to create their own racetrack …

How to survive a disaster

In a catastrophic event, most people fail to do the one thing that would save their life, says Michael Bond.<p>At seven o’clock in the evening of 27 September 1994, the cruise ferry MS Estonia left Tallin with 989 people on board, heading for Stockholm through the Baltic Sea. It never got there. Six …

2014 Is Likely to Be the Earth's Hottest Year Ever. Why It Doesn't Matter

The United Nations World Meteorological Organization is out today with a report that’s sure to get people on the left and right all riled up: …

The 'Big 3' Mistakes (And Their Fixes) For First-Time Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs who missed the MBA steamboat, I’ve talked in the past about the advantages of MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses).<p>But here’s another option for online coursework to train new and existing entrepreneurs. This week I met Matt Clark, the CEO and co-founder of Amazing Academy, an …

Life in the Universe May Be Much Older Than We Thought

NASA has discovered a star twice as old as our sun with five Earth-sized planets of its own.<p>One of the greatest questions is whether life exists beyond our pale blue dot. The search extends across space and through the universe’s 13.8-billion-year history. Now, scientists have found five …

Universe

UFO With Multiple Flashing Lights Sighted Over Rendlesham Forest [Video]

A man, George Taylor, claims he filmed a UFO event over “Britain’s Roswell,” the famous Rendlesham Forest in Suffolk, England, on Sunday, Jan. 25, …

3 New Technologies to Keep Your Personal Data Safe

With the threat of data breaches continuing to grow, check out the latest products aimed at ensuring your (and your company's) information stays secure.<p><i>Update 1/30/15: Recently a vulnerability was discovered in the Blackphone's text messaging application, enabling hackers to decrypt and see users'</i> …

Information Systems

Investing In A More Sustainable Future That Includes A Lot Of Farmed Fish

There’s nothing wrong with that, as long as it’s done right. Increasingly, it is. The horror stories of salmon farms polluting the oceans, generating …

Aquaculture

Articles about 7 dream kitchens inspire your renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, turn to Instagram.<p>In this …

How She Did It: Caroline Ghosn, From Consultant to CEO of Leading Women's Social Network

Caroline Ghosn is the co-founder and CEO of Levo, a social good startup that was created to “elevate young millennials in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve personal and professional success”. Founded in 2012, Levo has become the leading social network that is …

Feds Opening Waters to Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

By Bobby Magill<p><i>Published:</i> January 28th, 2015<p>The Atlantic’s powerful bluster twirls thousands of wind turbines off the coast of Europe, sending …

Quantum computer as detector shows space is not squeezed

Ever since Einstein proposed his special theory of relativity in 1905, physics and cosmology have been based on the assumption that space looks the …