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Hundreds Have Vanished from National Parks. Is Bigfoot to Blame?

National parks are a source of pride for Americans. They provide beautiful, wild places to explore and reconnect with nature. But unfortunately, …

National Parks

Microsoft is using Excel as a gateway drug to AI

We all interact with artificial intelligence every day: It builds our Google searches, our Facebook feeds, and predicts the next word we’ll type. In this way we’re consumers of AI, rather than using it ourselves.<p>But many of us use Excel. In an attempt to make it easier to work with machine learning …

New STD cases hit record high in US, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2016, Americans were infected with more than 2 million new cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia, the highest number of these sexually transmitted diseases ever reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.<p>"Clearly we need to reverse this disturbing trend," …

Posters

Energy from evaporating water could rival wind and solar

A vast source of renewable energy has been sitting under our noses. Evaporating water could supply enormous volumes of clean electricity, if we can …

A life off-grid with no energy bills is closer than you think. Here’s what the future has in store for sustainable homes

"Right," says eco-developer Sam Budhdeo, rubbing his hands together. “We think we have the solution to climate change.”<p>As openers go, it’s a bold …

8 Shocking Facts About the Way Women Think, Backed by Science

If you know anything about women, it's that we're certainly not one-dimensional. You're already equipped with some fast facts about women's bodies …

The Best Workout for Fat Loss and Why No One is Talking About it

Here’s what you need to know:<p>Working out more frequently is key to burning fat. 3x per week is not enough.<br>• Gaining muscle will burn fat by increasing your metabolism over time<br>• Make sure that you’re not <i>under recovering,</i> especially if you have a stressful life.<p>The Best Workout for Fat Loss<p>When you go …

What Does Pluto Look Like? NASA Studying Mysterious Ice Skyscrapers

Scientists are getting to the bottom of the mysterious skyscrapers of ice that shoot up from Pluto’s surface.<p>Data from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft …

Canadian CFOs Talk Energy High Yield – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Big Decisions<p>David Westin sits down with the biggest decision makers in global business and politics, to find out how they came to power, …

EnergySolutions

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

NASA wrapped its most famous spacecraft in aluminum kitchen foil — a last-minute move that may have saved the mission

NASA launched its twin Voyager probes four decades ago, one of the most exalted missions in the space agency's history.<p>The Voyager mission explored Jupiter and Saturn more deeply than ever before, surveyed Uranus and Neptune for the first time, then left the solar system. The probes are now …

How to Spot a Psychopath: Music Taste Can Offer Clues

Was your ex who was completely obsessed with Eminem actually a psychopath? Probably not. But a recent study from New York University comparing …

Personality

F-Secure Sense keeps hackers out of your connected devices

Three layers of protection for all your smart devices.<p>Making your smart home more secure was top of mind for F-Secure with its new Sense router that boasts more security options than most 802.11ac routers. At $199 (£169), it performs adequately for speed and range, but the bang for your buck comes …

How the Hidden Higgs Could Reveal Our Universe’s Dark Sector

The universe has not cooperated with physicists’ hopes. In desperation, many are looking for new ways to search for surprises at the Large Hadron …

Here's how much people spend on healthcare by state

Americans are feeling the pressure of out-of-pocket healthcare costs, and understanding what those costs look like separate from health insurance, and other expenses, can be tricky.<p>So the JPMorgan Chase Institute, in a report released Tuesday, pulled together data from 2.3 million Chase customers' …

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>These days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

Famed Travel TV Star Samantha Brown Reveals Secrets On How to Snag Cheap Airfare

Former Travel Channel host Samantha Brown is all about finding the best travel deals.<p>Brown is now host of the PBS show "Samantha Brown's Places to …

Russia announcing partnership with NASA to build first lunar space station ever

Deep Space Gateway<p>Russia will soon announce plans to collaborate with NASA on an international human outpost located near the moon, according to a …

5 Most Essential Upcoming Open World Video Games

Take a look back at 10 years of gaming and see the list of best-selling games and you will see most of the games on the list are Open World. Open …

Beach audit reveals which brands are worst offenders for plastic waste

<b>Knowing where trash comes from is the first step in figuring out better, more sustainable solutions.</b><p>Freedom Island is a beautiful stretch of …

Zero Waste

This App Helps Forest Rangers Without Internet Access Find Illegal Activity

Forest Watcher uses satellite data to keep rangers in Uganda’s Kibale National Park apprised of illegal logging and mining, and lets them record their findings, even in the remote jungle.<p>At Kibale National Park in Uganda–a protected rainforest home to chimpanzees, leopards, and the occasional …

What to expect from Elon Musk’s Mars colonization update this week

He’s making some big tweaks to his architecture<p>On Friday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will be giving a “major” update on his plans to colonize Mars during a presentation at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia. His talk is meant to add to the one he gave at last year’s IAC …

Space Exploration

SpaceX Wants to Make a SkyNet That Doesn’t End Our Civilization

A network in the sky, a “SkyNet” if you will, doesn’t always have to be bad. The concept doesn’t even have to involve a race of sentient machines …

Everything you need to know about itchy nipples

At some point in their lives, most men and women will experience itchy nipples. Many factors that can cause the condition, most of which are not …

Breast Feeding

Griff Rhys Jones: Why you should never hand over your passport at a hotel

A passport is a bit of flappy paper covered with curly-wurly banknote print, combined with a rudimentary chip that finally enables a technology more limited than a cash-point to work out that the woman in front of you in the queue put it in upside down. That’s it. Not much of an advance on the …

Being empathetic is good, but it can hurt your health

Your husband was just passed over for a promotion, and he's depressed. Your friend's breast cancer has returned. As a supportive spouse and friend, you feel their pain. Growing research suggests there's a cost to all that caring.<p>Empathy - the ability to tune into and share another person's emotion …

How Many Nuclear Weapons Exist? U.N. Calls for Total Elimination of Nukes

U.S. news<p>As a hot war between the U.S. and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons aspirations appeared to inch closer to reality, the United Nations' fourth annual International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapon comes at a historic moment of brinkmanship.<p>North Korea’s foreign …