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Reflecting sunlight into space has terrifying consequences, say scientists

But ‘geoengineers’ say urgent nature of climate change means research must continue into controversial technology to combat rising temperatures<p>Fighting global warming by reflecting sunlight back into space risks “terrifying” consequences including droughts and conflicts, according to three major …

Russia, China, And Iran Are Mastering Unconventional Warfare — And The US Doesn't Have A Plan To Counter Them

"This challenge is hybrid warfare combining conventional, irregular, and asymmetric means, to include the persistent manipulation of political and ideological conflict," states the Army white paper, "Countering Unconventional Warfare."<p>"Foreshadowed by Iranian actions throughout the Middle East, and …

NASA is the first to 3D-print objects in space

Replacement parts could allow astronauts to travel further from Earth<p>Astronauts aboard the International Space Station came a step closer to self-sufficiency yesterday by successfully manufacturing the first 3D-printed part to be produced in space. The printer, installed aboard the ISS last week by …

Debunking The 7 Myths of Marketing In The Enterprise

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Mamoon Hamid is a general partner at The Social+Capital Partnership.</i><p>Over the last few months enterprise giants Oracle and Salesforce have put on shows featuring the likes of Hillary Clinton and Bruno Mars reminding all of us in the enterprise world that marketing matters. While most …

14 Awe-Inspiring Images Of Abandoned Rocket Bases

But as space technology moves further away from governmental oversight and towards commercialization, what happens to the history and relics of our nation's revered past in space exploration?<p>Many once-important facilities now sit dormant, decommissioned years ago, now rusting in the sun. Others …

Ukraine crisis: Are there any winners? | Ukraine

Ukraine has been marking the anniversary of protests which brought down the government and set Russia on a collision course with the West.<p>A decision by former President Viktor Yanukovich to freeze ties with Europe set off violent confrontations in the capital, Kiev. Hundreds died in months of …

This beautiful lamp uses water to diffuse light

The brainchild of French designer Arturo Erbsman, the Atmos lamp eloquently uses water condensation and evaporation to diffuse light into the room.<p>I'm always impressed by products that work nature into their designs. That's why I was drawn to French designer Arturo Erbsman's Atmos lamp, which uses …

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A Disturbing Timeline Of Israel-Palestine Violence Over The Last 5 Months

Two Palestinian men used meat cleavers and a gun to carry out the gruesome attack, which also left eight people wounded. The assailants were later shot dead by police. An officer who responded to the attack died of his injuries earlier this week.<p>As horrifying as this incident is, it's just the …

These countries drink the most beer in the world

No, it’s not Germany, or Britain: an Eastern European country beats out the rest of the world in beer consumption. People in the Czech Republic buy the most beer per capita.<p>China consumes much more beer than any country, but that’s because of its huge population. Broken down per capita, Chinese …

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These programming skills will earn you the most money

<i>This post has been corrected</i><p>If you want to provoke an argument among computer programmers, ask them to pick their favorite coding language or framework. But even more contentious in an environment where engineers literally have agents, is which is the most lucrative.<p>Quora threads on the subject …

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UK mission to the moon launches Kickstarter campaign - video

Lunar Mission One launches a crowdfunding drive on Wednesday, which offers donors a chance to have a digital memory box buried on the moon. The project plans to launch a robotic probe by 2024 to drill deeper below the surface than ever before. More than 800 people signed up within hours, after …

Saudis urge Egypt to end row with Qatar

The Saudi monarch has called on Egypt to follow its steps in ending a months-long dispute with Qatar after an agreement was reached earlier this week.<p>The agreement, if implemented, promises to put an end to the worst diplomatic rift to hit the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).<p>In statements …

Sun’s magnetic field sparks lightning on Earth

Changes in the field could be used to forecast lightning in an area, alerting power companies and hill walkers to risks<p>Lightning is by its very nature unpredictable, but forecasting when and where it will strike has become easier following new research.<p>Space scientists have found that lightning …

Russia: N Korea ready to resume nuclear talks

Russia has said that North Korea is ready to resume international talks on its nuclear programme.<p>The announcement came shortly after North Korea issued fresh threats on Thursday to carry out a new underground nuclear test in response to the recent UN adoption of a resolution urging an inquiry into …

Iran nuclear talks near 'moment of truth' | DW | 23.11.2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry (pictured above right) warned of difficulties in talks about a nuclear deal with Iran as Monday's deadline for an …

Climate change is not just about science – it’s about the future we want to create

Climate scientist Chris Rapley and his co-author of the acclaimed play 2071 explain why the 2015 Paris climate summit cannot be allowed to fail – for all our sakes<p>• Graphic: consequences of climate change<p>• Six steps world leaders must agree to take to protect Earth<p>Next December, 196 nations will …