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Scientists just uncovered some troubling news about Greenland’s most enormous glacier

The largest glacier in Greenland is even more vulnerable to sustained ice losses than previously thought, scientists have reported.<p>Jakobshavn glacier, responsible for feeding flotillas of icebergs into the Ilulissat icefjord — and possibly for unleashing the iceberg that sank the Titanic — is an …

Global Warming

Brexit: foreign states may have interfered in vote, report says

Foreign governments such as Russia and China may have been involved in the collapse of a voter registration website in the run-up to the EU referendum, a committee of MPs has claimed.<p>A report by the Commons public administration and constitutional affairs committee (PACAC) said MPs were deeply …

United Kingdom

NASA releases startling new images showing 30 years of change on Earth

We hear plenty of news about melting glaciers, droughts and massive industrial projects that are dramatically changing the face of the planet, but …

Global Warming

Why Is It Taking So Long To Figure Out Planet Nine?

<i>We have the mass and orbital parameters of a large planet in the outer solar system. Astronomers don’t seem to care?</i><p>Nothing short of caring deeply can cause astronomers to publish such a burst of papers on an as-yet theoretical planet, too distant to have already been captured by our numerous …

Universe

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Health

Global warming blowout: Record highs beat record lows by 48-to-1 ratio in November

<b>UPDATE: Dec. 3, 2016, 3:22 p.m. EST</b> Updated data from NOAA indicates the ratio of daily record highs to record lows was 48-to-1 in November, once …

Listening to this song 'can make you 65 per cent more relaxed'

A 2011 study into music and relaxation has resurfaced online in recent days, with many music fans sharing a song dubbed the 'most relaxing ever'.<p>The track is called Weightless, and was created by Manchester trio Marconi Union, who worked in collaboration with sound therapists to create a piece of …

Meditation

Astronomers Detect A New "Super Earth," And It's Right Next Door

Scientists engaging in exoplanet hunting have recently seen a host of new discoveries. Teams of these celestial sleuths are combing the observable …

High court to declare verdict on whether UK government has right to trigger Brexit

Verdict on Thursday will determine whether or not the UK’s decision to leave European Union must be subject to a vote by parliament<p>Parliamentary approval needed for Brexit, high court rules<p>Live: High court says parliament must vote on triggering article 50<p>The lord chief justice is to deliver the …

United Kingdom

The future of education: We don’t need to teach our kids to code, we need to teach them how to dream

Technology is changing life faster than ever and the pace of this change is accelerating. When you look at the change to the world in the last 10 …

Learning

To All People Of The WORLD! ✪ This is What Your Gov't is Predicting For The Future ✪ Blow Your Mind ✪

<b>This is New World Order What Your Gov’t is Predicting For The Future</b><p>Is a New World Order something we should look forward to? Will it take place and …

Immune System

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Want to Maximize Your Brain Power? Follow This 8-Step Method

Eight steps to slow down, think hard, and get the most from your mind.<p>How much are you getting out of your brain?<p>We live in a world of distraction, but science says we do our best work when we're focusing on one thing at a time. And although the idea that we only use 10% of our brains has been …

How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes

Global warming may not only be causing more destructive hurricanes, it could also be shaking the ground beneath our feet<p>Devastating hurricane? More than 1,000 lives lost? It must be climate change! Almost inevitably, Hurricane Matthew’s recent rampage across the Caribbean and south-eastern US has …

Climate Change

European lander starts historic 3-day descent to the surface of Mars

A landing probe dispatched by the European Space Agency has begun its three-day descent to the surface of Mars, where it will take photos and …

Space

The ExoMars spacecraft will separate this morning, to prepare for a harrowing Mars landing

Space

'Second Earth' Proxima b's star is more like our Sun than thought

In August, astronomers declared to great fanfare that they had discovered a 'second Earth' orbiting nearby star Proxima Centauri, four light-years …

Pumpkins, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Oh My! 10 Recipes For Fall's Brightest Vegetables

Full of beta-carotene, antioxidants, and nutrients, orange vegetables are as good for you as they are good-tasting. From spicy pumpkin leek soup to curried roasted carrots, these recipes will have you loving orange all autumn long.<p><b>1. Spicy Pumpkin Leek Soup</b><p>In this velvety soup, pumpkin is simmered …

3tags.org

Top 7 Tools for Budget Travelers

The days of relying on travel agents and hunting down elusive deals are over. Check out these seven budget travel tools to city-hop and save, just …

Apps

What do they Know? Pentagon Releases Ominous Video Warning of "Unavoidable" Dystopian Future

Hell best describes the future of large cities portrayed in a haunting — and rather alarming — Pentagon video obtained by the <i>Intercept</i>.<p>Titled …

Mega Cities

Scientists published climate research under fake names. Then they were caught.

The scientists briefly known as Den Volokin and Lark ReLlez thought they had found something big.<p>It was not data wrung from a clever experiment or a lucky field observation. Instead, the pair had constructed a model, a mathematical argument, for calculating the average surface temperature of a …

Climate Change

John Kerry Says Saving the Oceans Is a ‘Life or Death’ Issue

The secretary of state explains why—amid wars, terrorism, and epidemics—it's so important to focus on the seas.<p>The world’s oceans generate more than half the oxygen we breathe and half the food we eat. Plus, they regulate our weather and climate. Yet they are perhaps the planet’s most vulnerable …

Obama Administration

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

Forests provide habitat and protect against global warming, but they’re declining worldwide because of land clearing, fires, disease, and invasive …

Climate Change

Mars had liquid water a billion years longer than we even thought possible

Based on new images taken of Mars' ancient northern region, researchers have suggested that there was a "considerable amount of water" roughly a billion years after we thought the red planet's 'wet era' had come to an end. And that means it might have been suitable for microbial life much longer …

I don't put pictures of my children on Facebook - and you shouldn't either

When I recently found myself trying to explain to some friends of mine why I don’t put pictures of my five year old son on social media their reactions ranged from baffled – why not share the happiness and wonder that your little darling brings? – to mocking (why am I letting myself be made …

Social Media