Tina Summers

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This Is the Biggest News in Electricity Since the Light Bulb -- Seriously

If the world can generate and store energy from the sun for less than the cost of fossil fuels, it literally changes everything about the energy …

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Video shows deadly attack at Manila casino Video

The Associated Press releases video from the Resorts World Manila showing the gunman set fire to the casino, which resulted in at least 36 deaths.

Jewish Istanbul Deputy Mayor Shot In The Head After Assailant Storms Office

A Jewish deputy mayor in Istanbul is in a critical condition after being shot in the head by an unknown assailant.<p>Turkish broadcaster NTV reported …

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Laying Bare the Bones of Ancient Maya Society

Much is known about Maya kings, lords and priests. Gaps remain, but we have long had some idea of how they lived. But what about the majority—the …

Can You Eat Foods Past the ‘Sell By’ Date?

<b>Question:</b><p>Although the USDA food safety chart recommends that chicken, for example, only be kept in the fridge for two days, the “sell by” dates for chicken sold in refrigerators in stores is much longer than that. Why is there this discrepancy, and which is correct?<p><b>Question:</b><p>How important is the …

19 Essential Adventure Supplies You Didn't Know You Needed To Pack

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‘The most singular of all the things that we have found’: Clouds study alarms scientists

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Every week, there are many new scientific studies published relating to climate change. It is a big field, a multidisciplinary field and a hot field.<p>But according to leading climate scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan — credited with discovering that chlorofluorocarbons, …

Climate Change

Nintendo announces mini NES, launching this fall

The NES Classic Edition will sell for $59.99<p>Nintendo is set to launch its next console, the NX, in March, but the company is also giving fans of its retro games something to look forward to as well: a new, mini Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Classic console packed with 30 original NES …

This Tiny Camera Takes Pictures Of Space That Would Make NASA Blush

The Tiny1 is a point-and-shoot designed for astrophotography.<p>Ever been out under a beautiful night sky, and tried to take a picture of it with your smartphone or a handheld camera? If so, you know how bad the results usually are: the sky-filling moon in a sea of bright stars reduced to a smudge of …

Talking Turkey: The Israel deal and the retreat from neo-Ottomanism

The rapprochement with Israel is part of a broader retreat from the neo-Ottomanism that until recently guided Turkish foreign policy.<p>><br>• ><p>Turkey's Prime …

Is it cancer? Diagnosing yourself online is about to get easier

When Liz Jurcik of Seattle felt a sharp pain in her side and back in January of 2013, she didn’t think much about it.<p>Jurcik, a 31-year-old human resources professional at Boeing, ran regularly and was in good shape. She thought it was probably a strained muscle from a workout. But the pain got …

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Ranking shows rich nations not leading way to end poverty, inequality | Reuters

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most of the world’s richest countries failed to earn top marks on their progress toward reaching the United Nations’ goals to end poverty and inequality, with only Germany and the United Kingdom in the top ten, according to a list published on Thursday.<p>A …

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How China Is Rewriting the Book on Human Origins

On the outskirts of Beijing, a small limestone mountain named Dragon Bone Hill rises above the surrounding sprawl. Along the northern side, a path …

How to look into soil without digging into it

TEDxGhent’s Philippe De Smedt tows electromagnetic induction tools to reveal hidden objects underground near Stonehenge (Photo: Ludwig Boltzmann …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is The Latest In A Long Line Of Justices To Weigh In On Politics

On a fall day in 1955, Thurgood Marshall needed a signature to save a man’s life.<p>Marshall’s client, as recounted in Gilbert King’s <i>Devil in the Grove:</i> …

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Dormant Volcano Poised To Destroy Rome In 1,000 Years

Rome is geologically a really interesting place. Sure, its history, art, literature and architecture usually get top billing. But even those of us who study the archaeology of ancient Rome have had occasion to marvel at the volcanic tuff that was used in practically every major building project in …

Archaeology

How the humble bicycle is making a comeback in US cities

<b>As part of a series on the State of America, the BBC is profiling small businesses that have stories to tell about the way they work, and which say something about a wider national trend.</b><p>Towards the end of the 19th Century America was in the grip of cycling craze. Women in particular embraced the …

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The true story of Jaws

In July 1916 a terrifying series of shark attacks changed popular culture forever. Michael Capuzzo looks back at the events that shaped an enduring obsession.<p>One hundred years ago this month, as the Battle of the Somme raged, US President Woodrow Wilson was ensconced in his summer residence in …

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Billionaires bought Brexit – they are controlling our venal political system

Is this a democracy or is it a plutocracy? Between people and power is a filter through which decisions are made, a filter made of money. In the European referendum, remain won 46% of the money given and lent to the two sides (£20.4m) and 48% of the vote; leave won 54% of the money and 52% of the …

Middle-class

Maryland to Become First State to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides for Consumer Use

In an effort to curb its plummeting honeybee population, Maryland is about to become the first state in the nation to pass strict restrictions on …

Israel passes controversial law targeting human rights organizations

Israel's parliament has finalized a contentious law that will increase the regulation of many Israeli human rights organizations. Critics have …

Scientists have uncovered the physics-defying secret of insect wings

Not even the best pilot in the world can fly an airplane like the erratic path of an insect, and now scientists know why — bugs are simply exempt …

My Mental Illness Diagnosis Was a Saving Grace

After years of suffering from mental health problems, it only took 4 months for my life to completely change.<p>I’d been depressed, anxious and addicted …