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Stevie Ray Vaughan Plays the Acoustic Guitar in Rare Footage, Letting Us See His Guitar Virtuosity in Its Purest Form

Ask accomplished blues and southern rock guitarists who they listen to and you’ll hear a number of names come up: Duane Allman, Albert King, Buddy …

Guitar

NASA to send unmanned probe to investigate the sun up close

In the summer of 2018, NASA will launch a one-of-a-kind mission directly into the sun’s atmosphere in an effort to bring back answers to solar …

Colorado Reveals Where Weed Money To Be Spent: Schools, Clinics

<b>DENVER (CBS4)</b> – After profiting more than $100 million in taxes on legal marijuana sales, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a budget that …

Your windows become powerful with SolarGaps

If you’re about to replace your roof, Tesla has you covered, but roofs have a long life span, and besides, not all of us have the luxury/misery of having a roof to replace in the first place. Most of us have walls with glass in them, however, and that’s the window of opportunity SolarGaps is …

Solar Panels

Bernie Sanders rips into Trump in Berlin

The German capital felt the "Bern" as the Democrat excoriated the current US president in a speech to university students. The iconoclastic senator …

Middle-class

Google's Newest Feature Is Great For Art Lovers

It’s already possible to explore museums like the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian National Art Museum with Street View in Google Maps. But …

Art

There's so much CO2 in the atmosphere that planting trees can no longer save us

Humans emit roughly 30 to 40 billion tons of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere each year. If we keep it up, Earth will continue to heat up and ultimately devastate our way of life.<p>So what can we do about it?<p>Most scientists agree that we need a way to capture some of that CO2 …

Carbon Dioxide

It’s official: Ireland has elected a 38-year-old gay Asian doctor as its new prime minister

<i>Update (June 14): Leo Varadkar was officially elected prime minister by the Irish parliament, by 57 votes to 50, with 47 abstentions.</i><p>Some say he’s cut from the same cloth as France’s Emmanuel Macron and Canada’s Justin Trudeau. Others have pegged him as a right-wing ideologue. Either way, the …

Great Britain

While You Obsessed Over Trump's Scandals, He's Fundamentally Changed The Country

The president has immense power and, despite the Russia saga, he is using it.<p>On the morning of May 12, Attorney General Jeff Sessions revealed that he had instructed federal prosecutors to begin pursuing lengthier prison sentences for drug offenders.<p>It was a draconian change in approach that flew …

Legal Pot in California: Everything We Know

With several states expanding marijuana legalization this year, many eyes are firmly fixed on California. Between the famed cannabis strains of the …

Cannabis

This Machine Just Started Sucking CO2 Out Of The Air To Save Us From Climate Change

Climeworks carbon capture device will take the gas from the air and sell it or store it in the ground. Now we just need a few hundred thousand more–as quickly as possible.<p>Sitting on top of a waste incineration facility near Zurich, a new carbon capture plant is now sucking CO2 out of the air to …

Carbon Dioxide

'Fight Fire With Fire': Sean Hannity Promotes Campaign to Have Advertisers Drop Rachel Maddow

Fox News anchor Sean Hannity promoted a campaign that takes aim at advertisers of Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC show after facing a recent similar campaign …

Elon Musk: I'm out of Trump council if Paris climate change deal dies

Billionaire innovator Elon Musk threatened to withdraw from President Trump's Business Advisory Council if the White House withdraws from an international agreement aimed at curbing climate change.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX had previously defended his decision to remain on the panel of advisers, …

Donald Trump

White House says it has granted 14 ethics waivers to staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Catanzaro, a former oil and gas lobbyist, can help shape the Trump administration's energy policies. Shahira Knight can …

More People Support Impeaching President Trump, Poll Finds

A growing number of voters say they want President Donald Trump impeached.<p>A new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll found that 43% of voters would like …

Donald Trump

Trump's Proposed Birth Control Rollback Is a Very Very Scary Idea

What the leaked May 23 draft could mean for everyone.<p>Trump's plan would allow any business to deny birth control coverage.<br>• Many health care officials agree the change would be bad.<br>• Studies show free birth control reduces abortion rates and saves taxpayers money.<p>A draft of the Trump Administration's …

Is New PAC Joe Biden's Last Act in Politics or First Step Toward 2020?

Joe Biden isn’t done with politics yet.<p>The former vice president is launching a new political action committee Thursday that will keep him involved in elections and on the minds of fellow Democrats, potentially helping to lay the groundwork for another presidential bid in 2020.<p>Biden gave few …

Joe Biden

Comey Expected to Testify Before Senate, if He Isn’t Blocked

Senators expect the former F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, to testify next week about his conversations with President Trump, congressional officials said on Wednesday, setting up a test of the White House’s willingness to cooperate with investigations into Mr. Trump’s associates.<p>Putting the …

If Trump pulls out of the Paris climate agreement, America’s cities will take up the cause

US president Donald Trump turning his back on the Paris climate agreement would send a terrible signal about the country’s commitment to staving off an environmental catastrophe—the US alone is responsible for 15% of the world’s CO2 emissions.<p>But there’s at least some hope: millions of Americans …

Climate

The Latest: Trump brings back 'Crooked Hillary' nickname

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):<p>8:50 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump is accusing his former rival Hillary Clinton …

Kitesurfer Hopping From Pond to Pond Is Proof Humans Really Were Meant to Fly

Tethering yourself to a giant kite that’s strong enough to pull you right off the ground seems a lot less terrifying when kitesurfer Sam Light takes …

YouTube

Scientists Have Discovered a Brand New Type of Neuron

Meet the "neighbourhood cell".<p>A new type of neuron has been discovered in rats' brains by University of Amsterdam (UvA) researchers that plays a key …

Alzheimer's Disease

Oregon governor signs transgender equity bill into law

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that will make it easier for transgender people in Oregon to shield any updates they make to …

Trump's loss is Li's gain as Berlin rolls out red carpet for China's PM

BERLIN (Reuters) - China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrived in Berlin on Wednesday at the start of a European tour, poised to jump into the global climate change leadership gap left by U.S. President Donald Trump’s impending withdrawal from the Paris climate pact.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel …

China

The GOP Congressional Agenda Is Lagging Five Months In

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans began the year with a long and ambitious list of priorities that had been sidelined during eight years of President Barack Obama’s tenure. Five months in, the GOP policy agenda is lagging far behind their expectations. A slower-than-anticipated process of …

Pot Is Mind-Bogglingly Complicated, Says Chemist

Dr. Jeff Raber breaks down what we know and what we don't.<p>Marijuana gets you high — that much we know. But what chemically happens when you get high, …

Cannabis

U.S. Leads the World in Cannabis Consumption (and We're Feeling Just Fine)

Global survey of 69,000 potheads finds Americans use more, but we're also smarter about it.<p>You may be used to thinking of the United States as a leader in economic might, weaponry, the Internet, and any number of other areas, but we also hold the distinction of being the world's leading consumer of …

Cannabis

'There's a virus in our country': The 'Trump effect' and rise of hate groups, explained

Not long after it launched in 1971, the<p>Southern Poverty Law Centermade a name for itself as a standard-bearer in the fight for civil rights.<p>Since then, the Montgomery, Ala.-based nonprofit has filed dozens of lawsuits over the years targeting groups that include law enforcement and government …

Trump to hold reelection fundraiser in June

The president will appear at a dinner benefiting his campaign and the Republican National Committee.<p>President Donald Trump continues to prepare for his next election — in 2020.<p>Trump is slated to headline a Washington, D.C., fundraising dinner on June 28 that will benefit Trump Victory, a joint …

Tesla’s solar roof tiles get approved for permitting and installations

Tesla is moving quickly with its new solar roof tiles. Early installations could start as soon as next month after the company started taking orders earlier this month.<p>Now we learn that the company just received approval from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for permitting and installations.<p>The …

Solar Power