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Wear These Earplugs If You Don’t Want to Go Deaf At Concerts and Sporting Events

Hi-fidelity protective earplugs with a really low price.<p>If you want to go enjoy eardrum-rupturing music or cheering at your a concert or sporting …

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

Linguistics

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?

It is an industry like no other, with profit margins to rival Google – and it was created by one of Britain’s most notorious tycoons: Robert Maxwell. By Stephen Buranyi<p>In 2011, Claudio Aspesi, a senior investment analyst at Bernstein Research in London, made a bet that the dominant firm in one of …

Profit

Olive Oil–Confit Chicken with Cipolline Onions

4 servings<p>What happens when you cook with a lot of oil? Magic. Because oil conducts heat much more efficiently than air, foods that are confited in it, like these chicken thighs, come out incredibly moist and infused with the oil’s flavor.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 skin-on, bone-in chicken …

NASA helped locate over 300 methane hot spots across California

Last week the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and California Energy Commission (CEC) released interim results from a NASA study that offers the …

Some Physics Insights

There are already many fine websites which treat physics in general and relativity in particular. Some of them are mentioned on the links page for …

Pirate Printers: These Guys Use Urban Utility Covers To Print Bags And Shirts

Look around you. Art is everywhere if you want to find it. Take these pirate printers for example. Not only do they see the common and often …

A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

Rainfall

Give a boffin a Xeon and a big GPU, get a new big prime number

9194441048576 + 1 is six MEELLION digits long and the twelfth biggest prime ever foundHumanity's collection of the very large prime numbers just grew …

Windows 10

20 Pizzas to Eat in Italy Before You Die

To kick off Food & Wine’s exciting new partnership with Phaidon, Where to Eat Pizza writer Daniel Young created this exclusive Italian pizza bucket …

17 Hilariously Dark Comics From Perry Bible Fellowship

The Perry Bible Fellowship is the ultimate intersection of childlike whimsy and deflating morbidness - and it's been straight up crushin' that sweet …

You weren’t bad at math — you just weren’t looking at it the right way

What does mathematics look like to you? Do you see a wondrous landscape filled with connected ideas, or a sprawling mess of symbols? The distinction matters a great deal, because your mathematical worldview is inextricably tied to your success in the subject.<p>We are all familiar with the …

It's Time to Relax With These Soothing Geometric GIFs

These minimalist designs will have you captivated.<p><i>This article was originally published on June 24, 2014 but we think it still rocks!</i><p>One look at the GIFs on this page and you can tell that the person behind them has mathematical sensibilities. They were created by David Whyte using the Processing …

The Best Rock Albums Of 2016

<i>Editor’s note: The point of more extensive genre lists is to help give shine to albums that wouldn’t make it into the overall best albums list. So, despite the rap-specific list — where ranking is still next to godliness — we’ve opted to leave the albums that appeared on the overall best list off</i> …

Stone Age

9 Gifts for Anyone Who Loves Bob Ross

Designers are known for their finicky love for aesthetics. Give them a gift that celebrates their ability to make the world a prettier place.<p>1. …

An epic Middle East heat wave could be global warming’s hellish curtain-raiser

BAGHDAD — Record-shattering temperatures this summer have scorched countries from Morocco to Saudi Arabia and beyond, as climate experts warn that the severe weather could be a harbinger of worse to come.<p>In coming decades, U.N. officials and climate scientists predict that the mushrooming …

What do real Italians think about New York's Italian food?

An ocean away from home, Ombretta Bellomi is making her way across a roundabout in Manhattan, walking towards a brunch date with friends. Her long, dark, curly hair and bright fuchsia dress betray a sunny disposition.<p>But just as the Italian architect from Verona is about to step on to the final …

Italy

Brazil builds climate tower in pristine Amazon jungle

The white and orange metal frame called Amazon Tall Tower Observatory, or ATTO, is a bold new tool in the push to understand climate change and the vital role of rainforests.<p>At 325 meters (1,066 feet), the ATTO is a meter (3.3 feet) higher than the Eiffel Tower and a good bit taller than London's …

Rainforests

Earth's best-known climate scientist issues bombshell sea-level warning

The study — written by James Hansen, NASA's former lead climate scientist, and 16 coauthors, many of whom are considered among the top in their fields — concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times as fast as previous consensus estimates, resulting in a sea-level rise of …

Climate Change

Sea level study: James Hansen issues dire climate warning.

In what may prove to be a turning point for political action on climate change, a breathtaking new study casts extreme doubt about the near-term …

New Research Finds Higher Methane Emissions, Reduction Opportunities in Barnett Shale Region

<i>By: Steve Hamburg, Chief Scientist</i><p>Methane emissions from vast oil and gas operations in the densely populated Barnett Shale region of Texas are 50 …

Barnett shale research raises new concerns about methane emissions

New findings suggest environmental risks from some natural gas production sites<p>Researchers from the University of Houston found that some natural gas …

New Research Finds Higher Methane Emissions, Reduction Opportunities in Texas’ Barnett Shale Region

Methane emissions from vast oil and gas operations in the densely populated Barnett Shale region of Texas are 50 percent higher than estimates based …

The best southern Italian wines for your money

For the freshest, juiciest and most affordable Italian red wines, head south to Puglia, Basilicata and Sicily<p>We might revere the premium red wines of <b>Tuscany</b> (chianti, brunello, key grape: sangiovese) in central <b>Italy</b>, and Piedmont (barolo, barbaresco, from nebbiolo) in the north-west, but to get …

Scientists Find New Link Between Underwater Volcanoes and Climate Change

© Fotobank.ru/Getty Images / Daniel Munoz<p>Australian Labor Party Slams Abbott for Neglecting Issue of Climate Change<p>Volcanic eruptions under the sea …

Climate Forecast: A Heat More Deadly Than the U.S. Has Ever Seen

It’s not the heat. It’s the humidity. And the U.S. is on a path to regularly experience a deadly combination of the two the likes of which have only …