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What’s happening to our weather? The answers are hiding in Arctic air

The ice is ​fickle​​, and everyone working on ​it must be accompanied by a guard against polar bea​rs.<p>I am standing on the ocean. Ahead of me, the world is split into two perfect halves: blue sky above, white sea ice below. The view is clean and simple, but a continuous waltz of swirling and …

North Pole

The point of no return for our planet is only 17 years away

If we don’t take drastic and immediate action, food shortages, plant and animal extinction, and inhospitable environments for humans will become …

Oxford University

Stonehenge mystery solved, says breakthrough scientific study

The ancient mystery of who built Stonehenge has been solved, according to a breakthrough study.<p>A groundbreaking new analysis of the 25 cremated remains buried at the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire has revealed that 10 of them lived nowhere near the bluestones.<p>Instead they came from western …

Archaeology

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Particles

Photographer Explores the Rainbow-Colored Neighborhoods of Istanbul

Most Istanbul photos depict ancient Turkish architecture such as ornate mosques, traditional stone houses, or even mystical market streets. However, there’s also a surprising modern side to city that many people don't know about. Architect and photographer Yener Torun has been capturing the …

Venus and Regulus conjunction on July 9

On or around July 9, 2018, view the dazzling planet Venus near Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo the Lion. Their conjunction is …

The World Won't Achieve Paris Targets Without 'Huge Technological Breakthroughs', IEA Director Says

The executive director of the International Energy Agency said he would be “too diplomatic” if he told us the Paris Agreement temperature targets could still be met.<p>Only radical changes in technology and government policy can get us there now, Fatih Birol said in an June 25 appearance at the …

Brookings Institution

Exclusive: Global warming set to exceed 1.5°C, slow growth - U.N. draft

OSLO (Reuters) - Global warming is on course to exceed the most stringent goal set in the Paris agreement by around 2040, threatening economic growth, according to a draft report that is the U.N.'s starkest warning yet of the risks of climate change.<p>Governments can still cap temperatures below the …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

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The best RAW camera apps for Android and iOS

A RAW photo offers better image quality than a JPEG, but capturing RAW images was once a feature reserved for only DSLRs and other high-end cameras. …

Apps

MIT study: Fasting in mice doubles metabolism, gives credence to 5-2 diet

Chances are you're probably thinking about food right now in some capacity. Maybe it's close to dinner and you're wondering what you are going to …

Stem Cells

The five habits that can add more than a decade to your life

People who stick to five healthy habits in adulthood can add more than a decade to their lives, according to a major study into the impact behaviour has on lifespan.<p>Researchers at Harvard University used lifestyle questionnaires and medical records from 123,000 volunteers to understand how much …

World Health Organization

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

Antiinflammatory

New LED streetlights may double cancer risk, new research warns

Britain’s new generation of street lights risk dramatically increasing rates of breast and prostate cancer, according to a new study.<p>Scientists have warned officials to consider limiting the roll-out of LED (light-emitting diode) lights after an investigation indicated a “strong link” between the …

UK researchers lead effort to design climate-proof refugee housing

Bath University staff head an international team working on shelters capable of withstanding extremes of temperature<p>Researchers will today begin a three-year project to design housing for refugee camps in extreme climates where temperatures range from 45C to -10C. The international team behind the …

A major climate boundary in the central U.S. has shifted 140 miles due to global warming

A boundary that divides the humid eastern U.S. and the dry western Plains appears to have shifted 140 miles to the east over the past century due to global warming, new research suggests.<p>Scientists say it will almost certainly continue shifting in coming decades, expanding the arid climate of the …

Columbia University

Is the Gulf Stream about to collapse and is the new ice age coming sooner than scientists think?

Two new studies published in the scientific journal <i>Nature</i> have brought a new threat to the world’s attention: the shutdown of the Atlantic Ocean …

Gulf Stream system at its weakest in 1,600 years, study shows

<b>(CNN) —</b> A key component of the global oceanic circulatory system, which includes the Atlantic's Gulf Stream, is at its weakest in more than 1,600 years, a new study has found.<p>Research recently published in science journal Nature by the University College London (UCL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic …

Gulf Stream

Archeologist Spends Over 35 Years Building Enormous Scale Model of Ancient Rome

Tucked in the residential Roman neighborhood of EUR, a sprawling 1:250 scale model displays the glory of ancient Rome. Known as the <i>Plastico di Roma Imperiale</i>, the plaster model was commissioned by Mussolini in 1933 and depicts Rome in the 4th century AD at the time of Constantine I. It now sits in …

Snøhetta to build world's first energy-positive hotel by 2021 | CNN Travel

Travel

North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

By Jason Samenow<p>Jason Samenow<p>Editor and writer covering weather and climate<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. …

North Pole

The terrifying phenomenon that is pushing species towards extinction

Scientists are alarmed by a rise in mass mortality events – when species die in their thousands. Is it all down to climate change?<p>There was almost something biblical about the scene of devastation that lay before Richard Kock as he stood in the wilderness of the Kazakhstan steppe. Dotted across the …

Kazakhstan

The polar vortex just split in two. Get ready for some wild weather from Europe to the U.S.

The polar vortex, the notorious swirl of winds around a low pressure area in the upper atmosphere over the Arctic, has split in two. Since the polar …

Global Warming

Earth keeps getting warmer and warmer

The past three years were the warmest ever recorded, according to a report released Thursday.<p>UN statistics confirmed that temperatures in 2015, 2016 …

'Their Brain Just Fries.' Australian Weather Is so Hot That Bats Are Boiling to Death

Australia has been roiled by a vicious heat wave this past week, with thermostats in Sydney reaching 117 degrees on Sunday, making it the city’s …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

Scientists may have found when and how children determine to be right or left-handed - IBTimes India

Past research suggests being right or left handed is connected to the human brain.<p>People have been wondering for a long time why only 10 percent of …

Bomb Cyclone, Deep Freeze Cripple East Coast: Pictures

Snowstorms

8 Unusual New Year's Eve Traditions From Around the World

Including wearing red underwear and eating 12 grapes.<p>In the U.S., New Year's Eve means watching the ball drop, champagne toasts and kisses at …

Happy New Year in Pictures

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