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I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (23 May 2015)

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p><b>Top picks</b><p>7% of all retracted papers between 1980 and 2011 were by one guy. Here’s how science’s biggest faker was caught. By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus<p>A much-publicised <i>Science</i> paperA much-publicised <i>Science</i> paperA much-publicised <i>Science</i> paper claiming …

Nat Geo Staff Picks: The Best of Montana

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Montana’s beautiful national parks and charming small towns are more than enough reason to add the state to your next travel itinerary. Not sure where to start your tour of Big Sky Country? We’ve got you covered.<p><b>Here are a few of the National Geographic Travel team’s</b> …

This Week's Night Sky: Jupiter’s Moons in a Double Eclipse

Starstruck<p>A backyard telescope will reveal the shadows of Io and Ganymede merge on the surface of the gas giant.<p>The moon acts as a guide to stunning celestial sights throughout the week, and Jupiter’s largest moons converge in a special eclipse.<p><b>Worlds align.</b> After nightfall on Monday, May 25, check …

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Ancient Mars May Have Been Habitable for Hundreds of Millions of Years

Mars may have been capable of supporting microbial life for hundreds of millions of years in the ancient past, new findings from a long-lived Red …

Neil deGrasse Tyson's answer to innovation stagnation: a space race to Mars

Education in those fields has become a bit of an obsession in the US, while in Australia there are efforts under way to spur science study as a path …

Brightest Galaxy in the Universe Found

A newfound galaxy 12.5 billion light-years from Earth is the most luminous one known in the universe, blazing more brightly than 300 trillion suns, a …

Congress’ century-long history of ignoring science: The dangerous climate delusions our lawmakers just can’t shed

<b>James Inhofe (C-Span)</b><p>Author Cynthia Barnett explains why we keep thinking we can control the weather<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>May 26, 2015 11:58am (UTC)<p>There may be nothing we humans are more at ease with, or more practiced at, than talking about the weather.<p>Not, of course, that we're particularly apt to …

World's least-polluting nations aim to set Paris climate bar high

Least-developed countries line up to create plans to reduce their own already-small emissions<p>BARCELONA, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - If your …

What would it take to limit climate change to 1.5°C by 2100?

A new study analyzes the required climate policy actions and targets in order to limit future global temperature rise to less than 1.5 degrees …

How Big is Mars? | Size of Planet Mars

Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, is the second smallest planet in the solar system; only Mercury is smaller. Mars is about half (53 percent) the …

New shocking evidence points to pole shift

6.8 Quake: 3rd Earthquake In 3 Days Rocks Solomon Islands

SOLOMON ISLANDS (CBS SF) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, a day after a 6.0 quake and two …

Rare 4.2 Earthquake Rattles England Right Before Napa Quake

(CBS SF) — One hour before a 4.1-magnitude earthquake shook the Napa area Thursday night, a rare 4.2 quake woke up people living near London.<p>Was it a …

4.8 earthquake strikes Nevada, felt in Las Vegas

A shallow magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck near Caliente, Nev. on Friday afternoon and was felt more than 100 miles away in Las Vegas.<p>The quake caused minor damage to a highway off-ramp and multiple people reported feeling the ground shake along the city's famed Strip.<p>The temblor occurred at 11:47 …

WATCH: The Return Of The Anunnaki And Planet Nibiru

Our world, our society, and our climate have changed rapidly in recent years.<p>Earthquakes, hurricanes, volcanoes and changes in sea level. We all …

Astronomers Observe a Supernova Colliding with Its Companion Star

Type Ia supernovae, one of the most dazzling phenomena in the universe, are produced when small dense stars called white dwarfs explode with …

The Moon, An Alien Observation Base For The Humankind

The moon has always been a place of wonder. When most people were boys and girls they looked up at the night sky and wondered what the moon was made …

The Mystery of the Female Orgasm, Explained With Science

Love is awesome. Sex is awesome. And as we point out elsewhere on this web site, the titles of scientific studies about sex things are the awesomest …

Does the North Star ever move?

It’s a symbol for constancy, but, if you took its picture, you’d find that the North Star makes its own little circle around the sky’s north pole …

Polaris is the North Star

Many people think Polaris is the sky’s brightest star. In fact, Polaris ranks only 50th in brightness. Still, Polaris is famous because the entire …

'Skin and bone': Exhumed bodies confirmed to be migrants

<b>(CNN) —</b> Malaysian authorities have confirmed that the 139 graves and 28 abandoned camps discovered close to the Thai border are related to human trafficking.<p>Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said that Malaysian police and border guards, as part of an operation, found a burial site which …

NASA finds hidden water ocean in Saturn moon, may contain alien life

NASA has found a subterranean ocean in Enceladus, <i>“a large underground ocean of liquid water.”</i> According to the space agency, this may be a potential …

China to extend military reach, build lighthouses in disputed waters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China outlined a strategy to boost its naval reach on Tuesday and announced plans for the construction of two lighthouses in disputed waters, developments likely to escalate tensions in a region already jittery about Beijing’s maritime ambitions.<p>Chinese navy sailors stand in …

This Is What The Latest Obamacare Supreme Court Case Is All About

President Barack Obama’s big health care reform law is back at the Supreme Court. Justices are expected to issue a decision in June on a new challenge to the law. Depending on which way they rule, either nothing will change or people across the country will start losing their health insurance and …

In Central Coast cattle region, drought continues to shrink the herds

From the front porch of the ranch house where Daniel Sinton grew up, the toll of drought is all too plain to see.<p>Grassland is turning into bare ground. Pine trees, some four stories tall, are dead or being eaten alive by fungal pathogens. And Sinton's cattle herd has shrunk to one-fifth its usual …

'Skin and bone': Exhumed bodies confirmed to be migrants

<b>(CNN) —</b> Malaysian authorities have confirmed that the 139 graves and 28 abandoned camps discovered close to the Thai border are related to human trafficking.<p>Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said that Malaysian police and border guards, as part of an operation, found a burial site which …