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Second North Korean soldier defects over the DMZ in 40 days

A North Korean soldier has appeared out of thick fog at a South Korean border post. Unlike his fellow countryman who defected in November, he escaped …

India plans to build the world’s largest solar-wind power plant

When it comes to clean energy, few nations stand out like India. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced plans to build the world’s …

Physicists just invented an essential component needed for quantum computers

In 2016, the Nobel Prize in Physics went to three British scientists for their work on superconductors and superfluids, which included the …

The 10 Best (and Five Worst) Movies of 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, io9 starts to look back at the year that was. In film, at least, the year was <i>excellent</i>. So excellent, in fact, that figuring …

Experts Describe Just Why Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Works

If you are looking for answers and decide to seek therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy is a direction many people are now going because it is a blend of two psychotherapies: cognitive therapy and behavioral therapy.<p>"CBT is a short-term, structured form of psychotherapy that focuses on the person's …

Cognition

End of the smashed phone screen? Self-healing glass discovered by accident

New type of polymer glass that can mend itself when pressed together is in development by University of Tokyo after a student discovered it<p>Japanese researchers say they have developed a new type of glass that can heal itself from cracks and breaks.<p>Glass made from a low weight polymer called …

Sustainability

‘He Would Probably Be a Dictator by Now’

Two charter leaders of the #NeverTrump movement assess Year One.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>Last year, Eliot Cohen rallied dozens of fellow veterans of Republican administrations, people like him who had served in the upper reaches of the …

Republican Party

Ancient Biblical city thought to have been destroyed by an earthquake 1,400 years ago found INTACT underwater

Lost for 1,400 years, the ancient Roman harbour at Corinth has been discovered by Archaeologists who have described their incredible finds.<p>Preserved …

World's steepest funicular rail line to open in Switzerland

Schwyz-Stoos funicular, hailed as triumph of engineering, goes into service on Sunday<p>Swiss engineering and technology have reached new heights with the opening of the world’s steepest funicular rail line.<p>The €44.6m Schwyz-Stoos funicular (Standseilbahn Schwyz-Stoos in German), which goes into …

What the Colorado baker who refused to sell to a gay couple gets wrong

The law says that if you open a shop on Main Street or anywhere else, you can’t pick and choose to whom you sell your products<p>Last week, I listened as the US supreme court wrestled with whether a Colorado baker could refuse to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple. The baker’s lawyer said her client …

7 High-Protein Snacks You Should Eat After a Workout

The best post-sweat session fuel.<p><i>Alex Caspero, R.D., is a registered dietician and the author of Fresh Italian Cooking For The New Generation.</i><p>We’ve all been there. You’re starving after a good sweat session, but don’t want to blow it with your post-workout grub and negate all those calories you …

Astronomers are listening for alien signals from a weird object that's flying through the solar system

Astronomers have trained powerful radio telescopes on 'Oumuamua, one of the more bizarre objects ever detected flying through the solar system.<p>Initially thought to be a comet but later identified as an asteroid, 'Oumuamua (which means "scout" in Hawaiian) is a cigar-shaped, 750-by-115-foot object …

Universe

Mysterious ‘handbags of the gods’ spotted in ancient sculptures around the world

You may think that handbags are a modern obsession.<p>But it’s been claimed that ancient sculptures from several different cultures show deities …

The President's plan to revisit the moon raises lots of questions—here are the answers

Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.<p>Donald Trump isn’t the first president to suggest we send people back to the moon, but his recent declaration sparked a lot of questions here at <i>PopSci</i>. Being science journalists, we went ahead and answered those queries, then compiled them here …

World is losing the battle against climate change, Macron says

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a bleak assessment on the global fight against climate change to dozens of world leaders and company executives on Tuesday, telling them: "We are losing the battle".<p>"We're not moving quickly enough. We all need to act," Macron said, …

Fifty-six female Democratic lawmakers ask House to investigate Trump sexual misconduct claims

More than 50 female Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the House oversight committee to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump.<p>In a letter to committee chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the Democratic Women’s …

Donald Trump

Macron awards US scientists grants to move to France in defiance of Trump

France’s president awards millions of euros to 18 American scientists to relocate in effort to counter Donald Trump on the climate change front<p>Eighteen climate scientists from the US and elsewhere have hit the jackpot as France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, awarded them millions of euros in grants …

Supersonic air travel just took another big step toward rebirth

Denver-based startup says its planes will fly at twice the speed of sound, making the trip from New York to London in only 3.5 hours.<p><i>In brief: Boom Supersonic has gotten another boost towards its goal of commercial supersonic flight by 2023. Boom founder Blake Scholl has announced a partnership</i> …

Aerospace

Trump does not fear 'wrath of God'

<b>California Governor Jerry Brown has underlined that the position of US President Donald Trump regarding climate change indicates that he does not</b> …

China starts generating power from floating solar power plant | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

China's Three Gorges Group started producing power from a 150-megawatt floating solar plant in east China, the largest of its kind in the world, …

Kim Jong Un's bizarre North Korea propaganda photos

From a lubricant factory to an orphanage, potato factory or tire production center, Kim Jong Un has conducted many sporadic visits to odd and quirky North Korean sites throughout the years.<p>At the start of 2018, Kim conducted "field guidance” at several factories, including a “newly-remodeled” …

North Korea

Scientists discover a way to prevent stem cell loss and improve tissue regeneration

Stem Cells and Aging<p>The stem cells found within the average adult human are capable of restoring dying cells while also fixing damaged tissue. …

Scientists Thought an Alaskan Weather Station Was Broken, but It Was Just Climate Change

That climate change is rapidly warming the Arctic is a given, but apparently the news hasn’t reached our algorithmic overlords.<p>Scientists monitoring …

'Get down!' Gunfire erupts at New Mexico high school

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Heaven Angelica Hughes and her classmates heard loud noises coming from the hallway just before bullets began flying through the window, striking a wall just over one student's head.<p>"Get down!" her teacher yelled. The 15-year-old freshman fell the floor and hid under her desk. …

President Trump's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Has Sparked Rage in Palestine

(JERUSALEM) — Thousands of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, demonstrators in the Gaza Strip …

Aerial Photos Show Which Cities Are Embracing Clean Energy and Which Aren’t

Over the course of a couple of weeks, I had the unique pleasure of flying into four of the most populated cities* in the world: Tokyo, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, and New York City. The metropolitan area of each of these mega-cities is home to more than 20 million people.<p>Besides realizing that my …

Astronomers just spotted a new ‘Super Earth’ planet that feels a whole lot like home

Humans originated here on planet Earth and, all things considered, it’s a mighty nice place to be, but we won’t be able to stay here forever. …

America Crowns a New Pollution King

For the first time in 40 years, power plants are no longer the biggest source of U.S. greenhouse gas pollution. That dubious distinction now belongs …

Barack Obama

The possibility of life beyond our solar system just got a lot slimmer

With the incredible number of galaxies that mankind can observe from its tiny little perch here in the Milky Way, we know there is an absolutely …

Universe