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Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago

Between 60 and 90 percent of the world’s fresh water is frozen in the ice sheets of Antarctica, a continent roughly the size of the United States and Mexico combined. If all that ice melted, it would be enough to raise the world’s sea levels by roughly 200 feet.<p>While that won’t happen overnight, …

Global Warming

Climate change is going to be very bad for the global economy

That's why an increase in extremely hot days is one of the more worrisome prospects of climate change.<p>To predict just how various countries might suffer or benefit, a team of scientists at Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley, have turned to historical records of how temperature …

Is 2016 the worst year in history?

When news of the truck killings in Nice, France, broke last week, I started seeing variations of the same sentiment on Twitter and Facebook: Is this …

Scott Walker's Wisconsin continues to scrub its websites of climate change mentions

Prior to the election of the business-worshipping, union-busting, climate denying Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, the state's Department of Natural …

An Ancient City Emerges in a Remote Rain Forest

Most of the important archaeological sites in Central America were “discovered” by archaeologists who, in fact, didn’t discover them at all but were led to the ruins by local people. I’ve known several Maya archaeologists who routinely started fieldwork in a new area by heading into a dive bar and …

5 Secrets Of Sexual Fulfillment In Marriage

Do not remain stagnant. Deliberately learn new and creative ways to make love. Make your sex life fun.<p>(3) Togetherness: This aids sex in marriage. …

Rock Music Is Being Declared Dead After Beyonce Nabbed A Rock Grammy Nomination

Beyonce confirmed her status as Queen Bey Tuesday morning by shaking up the music world with her history-making Grammy nominations. The incomparable virtuoso nabbed a total of nine nods for her culture-shifting <i>Lemonade</i> album, making her the most nominated female artist in Grammy history with a …

Music

Inside the wild conspiracy theory that Obama is protecting 22 secret ISIS compounds

<i>Mic's</i> <i>Other</i> <b>Facebook</b> <i>series looks at how the fake news you probably never see goes viral: the CEOs who pretend it's not an issue, the influencers who</i> …

Norwich has the highest proportion of residents describing themselves as having no religion, while Berlin has been called the ‘atheist capital of Europe’. But what about the rest of the world? And is such an assessment meaningful?<p>Discovering how many people in a given city believe in God (or not) …

Religion

Is Rita Ora "Becky With the Good Hair"?

The BeyHive needs answers.<p>The universe is still recovering from the unparalleled flawlessness of Beyoncé's new visual album <i>Lemonade</i>, which she debuted last Saturday on HBO and Tidal, and released via non-Tidal platforms earlier today. But while stans and casual fans alike continue to analyze the …

10 Modern Myths About Marriage

Mark Twain once said, <i>“It’s not the things you don’t know that will hurt you; it’s the things you know for sure that just ain’t so!”</i><p>When it comes to …

Beyoncé and Jay Z Almost Released an Album Together

Lemonade, Part 2?<p>Just days after it was reported that Jay Z is working on a response album to Beyoncé's <i>Lemonade</i>, <i>Billboard</i> has discovered that long before there was a "Becky with the good hair," the couple had almost finished an entire full-length album together.<p>Sources tell <i>Billboard</i> that the idea …

Beyonce's Lemonade is Made for Readers

The first time I watched <i>Lemonade</i>, I immediately recognized it as story. As I heard the narration between the songs, I reached for my notebook and …

Blake Shelton Defends Beyonce's 'Daddy Lessons,' Shouldn't Have To

From its semi-unexpected arrival to several of its key themes, Beyonce's <i>Lemonade</i> was full of surprises — the song "Daddy Lessons" among them. The …

New Jay Z album: Rapper reportedly penning response to Beyonce’s Lemonade

When life gives you sour grapes, make <i>Whine</i>? That’s the best I’ve got, I’m sorry.<p>In the wake of Beyoncé’s confessional <i>Lemonade</i> album, inevitable …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Beauty Evolution of Beyonce: From Destiny's Child to 'Lemonade'

<i>For W magazine, by Mia Adorante</i>.<p>Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.<p>Destiny's Child catapulted to fame in 1998 with the release of their self-titled debut album and even when they were a functioning group, we always knew Beyoncé was the standout in a sea of matching costumes. (It was her mother, …

A Long, Complicated Battle Over 9,000-Year-Old Bones Is Finally Over

Last week, there was a big development in the long-running, bitter, complicated battle over a 9,000-year-old set of bones known variously as "Kennewick Man" or "The Ancient One," depending on whom you ask.<p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirmed that the ancient bearer of the bones is genetically …

Jay Z and Beyonce bracing for worst as Rachel Roy's emails are stolen

The fallout from "Lemonade'' is getting a little bit juicier.<p>According to a report in the New York Post, Rachel Roy, the woman who some believe had …

Urban Culture

Scientists uncover fossils that show why humans did not evolve in Asia 34 million years ago

A treasure trove of fossils of six furry critters that inhabited the trees of southern China 34 million years ago is providing a deeper understanding …

Beyoncé’s Lemonade Just Broke Taylor Swift’s Billboard Record

She now has the most simultaneous Hot 100 hits of any female artist. Will she target Justin Bieber’s record next?<p>And now, another win for the Beyhive. As anyone could have predicted, <b>Beyoncé’s</b> <i>Lemonade</i> is tearing up the Billboard Hot 100, as all 12 tracks made it onto this week’s list. This is a …