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Nobel prize winner tells Clinton: Tax fossil fuels

Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has some advice for Hillary Clinton: Tax fossil fuels.<p>Stiglitz, who is an adviser to Clinton, says taxing carbon would be the best way to address climate change -- and boost the U.S. economy.<p>The move would immediately lead to higher prices for oil, gas …

Nobel Prize

Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against Russia

BERLIN (Reuters) - There is no reason to lift the European Union’s sanctions against Russia as Moscow has not fulfilled all of its commitments under an international peace plan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview published on Friday.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news …

North Africa

Turkish foreign minister says Austria is 'capital of radical racism'

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minster Mevlut Cavusoglu called Austria the “capital of radical racism” on Friday after Chancellor Christian Kern suggested ending European Union accession talks with Ankara.<p>Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks during a news conference with the …

North Africa

Fashion Tips for short Girl to help you look taller - Check Here

There are some things that cannot be changed as much as you may want to. Your body shape for ex, if you’re 5’4” tall which by the fashion industry …

Britain should be offered tough Brexit deal, say voters in EU

Poll finds people in France, Germany, Spain and Italy are more likely to say UK should get unfavourable terms<p>Voters in France, Germany, Spain and Italy are more likely to say the UK should be offered a tough Brexit deal, rather than favourable terms, according to a survey that reveals the gulf in …

United Kingdom

We are living in the future: Alphabet & GSK in $715M deal to develop ‘bioelectronic medicine’

It doesn’t seem that long ago when putting tiny machines into people’s bodies to cure or manage diseases was the stuff of science-fiction, but bioelectronics is a real – if very new – field of medicine. Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences) and pharma company GSK are …

This Epic Gravity-Defying Fight Scene Was Made Possible With a Simple Camera Trick

This live-action, stop-motion fight scene makes it look like the filmmakers at Corridor Digital found a way to change the direction of gravity to …

Stop Motion

47 New Ways To Turn Carbon Dioxide From A Planetary Threat Into A Valuable Product

The newest XPrize looks for ways to turn carbon emissions into something useful, because it doesn’t look like we’re going to stop them any time soon.<p>What can you do with CO2? Other than bubble soda drinks and use it to help pump even more oil out of ground, today the answer is not very much.<p>But …

Romania did this one thing and became one of the fastest growers in Europe

They were joined by Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney, both of whom worked at the time in the Gerald Ford administration. The topic at hand was Ford's Whip Inflation Now, or WIN, initiative, which included proposed tax increases.<p>According to Wanniski's version of the story, which he recounted years …

Economics

Growing Organs on Apples

The future of regenerative medicine may be plants.<p>In the high-ceilinged basement lab, the ear lies flat, encapsulated in a dish on a sheet-metal cabinet. It’s actually a piece of apple carved to look like an ear, yet it’s not really an apple either; the cellulose has been washed of its apple cells …

Biotechnology

New form of carbon capture actually creates power, rather than consuming it - ExtremeTech

By on July 27, 2016 at 11:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A new form of carbon capture could …

Russia forms brand-new task force to counter NATO buildup in Eastern Europe

Moscow has been forming a force to counterbalance NATO’s massive military buildup along Russia’s borders in Europe, which will operate along its …

Jupiter's mysterious Great Red Spot acts as a 'radiator' for the planet

Jupiter's famous red spot may actually provide the energy that heats the planet's upper atmosphere to incredibly high temperatures claims a new study.<p>…

Astronomy

The chief iPad engineer is now heading Apple's car efforts, report says

If you love the iPad, MacBook Air or iMac, you're probably going to love the Apple Car.<p>Senior Apple executive Bob Mansfield, the man who led the …

MacBook Air

No Brexit talks for months, EU's Juncker concedes

European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said that Britain will need months of preparation before Brexit talks can start.<p>There was no deadline set for Britain to begin the talks, Juncker told France 2 television, since article 50 of the European Union (EU) treaty, which outlines …

United Kingdom

Soldiers killed as Ukraine conflict with pro-Russian rebels escalates

<b>(CNN) —</b> A slow simmer of conflict between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces has mushroomed into a deadly 24 hours in Ukraine's war-torn east.<p>Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed during fierce fighting with separatist rebels over the past day, according to a spokesperson from Ukraine's …

Russia

Poland must target Kaliningrad, Moscow Metro & RT to deter Russian invasion – think tank

Russia is unpredictable and may attack the Baltic states and Poland at any moment, so Warsaw should strengthen its military and be prepared to hit …

U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill

U.S. missile destroyer warship USS Ross is entering the Black Sea, joining a 2,300-strong drill off Ukraine’s coast, despite persistent Russian …

The US And Russia Are Making Plans to Return to The Moon Together

One big, happy lunar family.<p>It was 47 years ago that NASA won the space race against the Soviet Union, and Apollo 11 astronauts first walked on the …

Space Science

Stephen King Shares Some Love With Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’

Of all the pre-San Diego Comic-Con surprises Netflix has unveiled this summer, <i>Stranger Things</i> is one of the sweetest. The eight-episode ’80s homage blatantly pays its dues to Steven Spielberg and Stephen King, and as Uproxx’s Steven Hyden writes, it presses this “nostalgia button” frequently and …

Soundgarden, Pearl Jam Members Reform Temple of the Dog for Tour

"We wanted to do the one thing we never got to do: play shows," says singer Chris Cornell of 25th anniversary reunion, which also includes LP …

Soaring Temperatures Will Make It Too Hot to Work, UN Warns

Searing temperatures caused by climate change may cost global economies more than $2 trillion by 2030, restricting working hours in some of the …

Climate Change

Poland's ruling party bets on child subsidy to prop up support

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s conservative government is betting on a new child subsidy to prop up its ratings and boost confidence in the European Union’s sixth largest economy.<p>Skyline of Warsaw skyscrapers is pictured after sunset in Warsaw, Poland June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel<p>Opinion polls …

Europe

The Chronicles of Amber TV Series Could Be the Next Game of Thrones

Robert Kirkman <i>(The Walking Dead)</i> will bring Roger Zelazny’s 10-part <i>Chronicles of Amber</i> book series to television, with co-producer David Alpert of …

Jupiter came this close to being Earth's second, blood-red sun

But if things had gone a bit differently during the emergence of our solar system, the Juno mission wouldn't be a trip to a planet at all — but a visit to Earth's second local star.<p>Jupiter, according to NASA, is composed of similar materials to the sun: mostly hydrogen and helium. And it was the …

Astronomy

UK Brexit minister: EU citizens arriving in UK ahead of Brexit may not be able to stay | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s new Brexit minister said on Sunday that new European Union citizens arriving in Britain as Brexit nears may not have their right to remain in the country protected.<p>A woman stands still during a 'March for Europe' demonstration against Britain's decision to leave the …

European Union

Romania: 38 held on suspicion of enslaving young men

Romanian police have detained 38 people suspected of holding dozens of vulnerable young men and boys like slaves for years, chaining them up and forcing them to do various types of work, or fight each other for entertainment.<p>The arrests took place on Thursday following large-scale police raids the …

Extremism

Mastercard redesigns its iconic logo for the digital age

<i>Gasp!</i> Mastercard has gone and messed with one of the most iconic logos in corporate history and, shockingly, the new one isn’t absolutely terrible. Far from it, in fact, as the old payments processing giant has done a fine job of modernizing its signature interlocking circles and integrating them …

Graphic Design