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The solution for the melting polar ice caps may be hiding in the rainforest

Reducing carbon emissions is truly important to mitigating climate change. But in the meantime, it’s faster and cheaper to save and regrow tropical trees<p>There was already dramatic evidence that our planet is undeniably warming before 30 December 2015, when the world heard that the ice at the North …

Mike Pence Says Disney Made 'Mulan' To Promote Women In Combat

It was "obviously" the hope of a "mischievous liberal" at the studio, he wrote.<p>Before Mike Pence was the governor of Indiana and Donald Trump’s running mate heading into the Republican National Convention, he was apparently a part-time film critic.<p>In an op-ed piece unearthed by BuzzFeed, Pence …

The Tupac Biopic ‘All Eyez On Me’ Might Be On Hold Because Of His Iconic Track ‘Ambitionz Az A Ridah’

The long-awaited Tupac Shakur biopic <i>All Eyez On Me</i> has had its share of starts and stops and a few months after wrapping shooting it seems it may have to leap over another hurdle before it can hit theaters. According to TMZ, BMG Music Publishing is holding up the release to the film due to a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This new hypercar is the Batmobile of Ferraris

Its borderline terrifying looks! See above.<p>We do need to be honest here. The latest version of Ferrari's $1.4 million top-of-the-line car — it won't get an actual name, Ferrari says, until the Paris auto show this fall — kind of looks like the Batmobile. The Batmobile from the <i>old</i> TV show, not to …

Supercars

No more Tesla buyback guarantee as company cuts price of Model X

SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc has ended a program that guaranteed the resale value of its cars, and lowered the starting price of its Model X crossover, the high-profile electric vehicle maker said on Wednesday.<p>The discontinuation of the buyback program, as of July 1, allows …

Tesla

NASA’s Juno probe beams back its first images from Jupiter’s orbit

Here they are: The first images from Juno's orbit around Jupiter. After a stunning orbital entry on July 4 — the probe, which had been traveling at upward of 125,000 mph, managed to slow down and enter orbit within a second and a centimeter of its target — Juno's instruments are back online.<p>Juno is …

Astronomy

Some of the people who are supposed to be saving rhinos are helping them die out

They are supposed to save the rhino — police in Mozambique, South African soldiers, park rangers and government officials.<p>But the people who could help stop the species' extinction are often making things worse, according to a report Wednesday that laid out a series of damning failures of …

South Africa

3D Printing Goes to the Next Level With Map Printing

Every day new stories are coming out involving the latest technologies. Some are not always completely new products, but maybe just the way in which …

3D Printing

'Pokémon Go' is actually bringing families together

<i>Pokemon Go</i> has done more for family bonding since dad enforced the weekly board game night.<p>The mobile augmented reality game took the internet by …

The Internal Combustion Engine -- Is The End In Sight?

When Volkswagen engineers were challenged to enable small diesel engines to meet stringent U.S. standards for nitrogen oxide pollution, they tried, tried, and failing -- cheated.<p>Now VW has agreed to one of the largest pollution penalties in history -- whose hidden underside is that the engineers …