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Climate change 'set to fuel global food crisis'

Doha - Global food shortages will become three times more likely as a result of climate change according to a report by a joint US-British taskforce, …

Documents reportedly reveal details behind AT&T-NSA partnership

AT&T in 2003 reportedly led the way on a new collection capability that the National Security Agency said amounted to a “’live’ presence on the global net” and would forward 400 billion Internet metadata records in one of its first months of operation.<p>The New York Times reported the Fairview …

Israel wakes up to its shame

Linda S. Heard<p>August 04, 2015 03:00<p>Seared photographs of angelic 18-month-old Ali Saad, burned alive by Jewish radicals, have touched a nerve within …

Scorching 'heat dome' over Middle East makes it feel like 162F in Iran

Iran is enduring a "heat index" of nearly 72C while Iraq has called a public holiday due to the sweltering temperatures<p>Iran is buckling under the pressure of a massive heatwave passing across the Middle East, with temperatures feeling like more than 70C.<p>Scorching heat levels of 50C have already …

New paper by prominent scientists suggests ocean levels will rise much faster than predicted

A group of 17 scientists with varied backgrounds, including noted climatologist James Hansen has written a paper describing a scenario where the …

Prosthetic pin discovered in ancient Egyptian mummy

7/12/2015 09:00:00 PM<p>Researchers during a routine DNA test on a male Egyptian have made an astonishing discovery after finding a 23cm iron …

NOAA Releases ‘State of the Climate’ Report

Sea levels, greenhouse gases and both land and sea temperatures reached record highs in 2014, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s annual “State of the Climate” report published Thursday.<p>“This report represents data from around the globe, from hundreds of scientists …

6 Scary Charts That Prove 2014 Was Earth's Warmest Year On Record

Do your recent weather memories include an unnaturally high number of heatwaves, droughts, and record-breaking temperatures? It wasn’t just your …

Major greenhouse gases hit record highs in 2014: report

In 2014 the world's oceans swelled, major greenhouse gases that fuel global warming hit record highs and the planet's surface temperature reached its …

After 85-year search, massless particle with promise for next-generation electronics found

"It's like they have their own GPS and steer themselves without scattering," Hasan said. "They will move and move only in one direction since they …

Ecologists predict impact of climate change on vulnerable species

If it seems like you're pulling more bass than trout out of Ontario's lakes this summer, you probably are.<p>Blame it on the ripple effect of climate …

Continued destruction of Earth's plant life places humans in jeopardy

Unless humans slow the destruction of Earth's declining supply of plant life, civilization like it is now may become completely unsustainable, …

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Nanoscale device that can emit light as powerfully as an object 10,000 times its size

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have created a nanoscale device that can emit light as powerfully as an object 10,000 times its size. It's …

“Where is the public outcry for an explanation of how the longest war in American history is on a course to end in failure?”

<b>George W. Bush (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)</b><p>The brilliant foreign policy theorist Andrew Bacevich tells Salon how American exceptionalism makes matters worse<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>July 3, 2015 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Andrew Bacevich has been a singular critic of American foreign policy since he began publishing on …

Political Science

New study finds heat is being stored beneath the ocean surface

To understand the slowdown in global surface warming, Nieves and colleagues dove into two decades of ocean temperature records; specifically, they …

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Zooplankton filmed eating bits of plastic trash

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers and Verity White (a noted producer and director of nature films) has captured, for the first time on film, …

Why the Earth’s past has scientists so worried about sea level rise

It’s one of the most important questions on the planet: How much are the seas ultimately going to rise, thanks to what we’re doing to the atmosphere with all our cars and power plants? Scientists are still struggling to find a clear answer to it.<p>But a new scientific analysis, just out in the …

This Lamp Runs On Salt Water

Designer Aisa Mijeno’s lamp (SALt is a contraction of Sustainable Alternative Living) uses the salt water as the electrolyte in a galvanic cell …

Saltwater

New York City will pay more than $330,000 for Occupy Wall Street pepper spray incidents

Lawyer Mark Taylor, who represented three of the protesters, said on Monday that the settlements for each of the six individuals ranged from $52,500 to $60,000.<p>"We think it's good compensation for the injuries that occurred to our clients," Taylor said. "They are settlements that we think reflects …

New York City

Rout shows weaknesses of the Islamic State and U.S. strategy in Syria

AKCAKALE, Turkey — The unexpected rout of Islamic State forces across a wide arc of territory in their northeastern Syria heartland has exposed vulnerabilities in the ranks of the militants — and also the limits of the U.S.-led strategy devised to confront them.<p>Islamic State fighters have been …

Middle East

Wis. attorney general: GOP move to block public records access step in 'wrong direction'

MADISON -- Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel on Friday voiced his opposition to sweeping changes to the state's open records laws passed by …

Arm Community

This page is currently unavailable<p>We're re-organising the ARM Community following a platform change and some pages are under review.<p>If you believe …

Linux/Unix: OpenSSH Multiplexer To Speed Up OpenSSH Connections

How can I multiplex SSH sessions by setting up a master session and then having subsequent sessions go through the master to speed up my ssh …

SSH

Docker Machine

Machine makes it easy to set up Docker hosts on supported platforms, including Linux, Windows, OS X, and various cloud providers, in a standard …

Nervana open-sources its deep-learning software, says it outperforms Facebook, Nvidia tools

Nervana Systems, one of a handful startups focusing on a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning, today is announcing that it has released its Neon deep learning software under an Apache open-source license, allowing anyone to try it out for free.<p>The startup is pointing to benchmarks a …

Deep Learning