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The One Number That Shows Why Climate Change Is Making Hurricane Season Worse

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have reignited discussions about the link between global warming and extreme weather, with climate scientists now saying …

Climate Change

Anti-Semitism being 'normalised' in Poland, Jewish Congress warns

The European Jewish Congress expressed "grave concerns" on Thursday over an increase in anti-Semitic acts in Poland under the rightwing Law and Justice government.<p>"There has been a distinct normalisation of antisemitism, racism and xenophobia in Poland recently and we hope that the Polish …

NASA creates stunning posters to mark the 40th anniversary of its Voyager 1 and 2 mission

NASA and the Smithsonian have collaborated to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the titanic Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft<p>In amidst the the hacking …

Posters

What Are Element Blocks?

These Are Different from Periods or Groups<p>One way to group elements is by element blocks, sometimes known as element families. Element blocks are …

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

Time is running out on American democracy, historian says

<b>(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)</b><p>We may have a year or less, and it has happened to countries like us before, says a Yale professor<p>Kali Holloway<p>February 14, 2017 3:58pm (UTC)<p>Timothy Snyder, a Yale scholar and an authority on European political history, has spent decades studying the rise of …

Political Science

Donald Trump lifts anti-corruption rules in 'gift to the American oil lobby'

• Campaigners alarmed as president expunges element of Dodd-Frank Act<br>• Energy companies no longer need disclose payments to foreign governments<p>Donald Trump moved on Tuesday to expunge rules aimed at forcing oil companies to disclose payments made to foreign governments in order to secure lucrative …

Israel to build entirely new settlement in West Bank

<b>Amona, West Bank (CNN) —</b> For the first time in about 20 years, Israel has announced it will build a new settlement in the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Wednesday.<p>In the first two weeks of US President Donald Trump's term, Netanyahu has announced plans for 5,500 housing …

Israel

India Plans to Create Oil Giant by Integrating State-Run Firms

India is planning to create a state-owned oil giant through mergers to match the might of international companies and billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s …

What’s gone wrong in the seven countries Trump included in his ban?

The Trump administration likely singled out seven countries because of commonalities in war and Muslim population<p><i>Editor’s note: The following is a roundup of archival stories related to Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia.</i><p>Last week, President Trump signed an executive order …