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Found: An Untouched 2,000-Year-Old City in Albania

The hilly ruins remained lost for centuries.<p>Sometimes, rocks are more than crumbled pieces of the earth. Sometimes, they unveil clues about our …

Archaeology

30 years after warning of global warming: They were right

By <b>SETH BORENSTEIN and NICKY FORSTER</b> | The Associated Press<p>SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — We were warned.<p>On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James …

Climate Change

Windows warning: US exposes North Korea government's Typeframe malware

North Korea's Hidden Cobra security hackers spawn new remote-access malware.<p><i>Video: Job-offer malware linked to North Korea chases bitcoin boom.</i><p>The US …

North Korea

What happened last time it was as warm as it’s going to get later this century?

Kids today will be grandparents when most climate projections end—does the past have more hints?<p>"What's past is prologue"- Shakespeare’s <i>The …

Climate Change

The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’

<b>Many believe it was a visit to the hidden fifth floor of Pyongyang's Yanggakdo Hotel that resulted in the detention and eventual death of American student Otto Warmbier. US doctor Calvin Sun recalls his night filming there and warns other travellers to stay away.</b><p>Calvin Sun had been awake for almost …

North Korea

The 1838 shipwreck was 'the Titanic of its time.' Divers just made an eerie discovery.

Divers recovering artifacts off the steamship Pulaski have made an eerie find that gives credence to eyewitness accounts of the night the ship sank …

Archaeology

Meet the rare liquor hunters who travel the world looking for priceless booze

Rebecca Jago was seven years old when her father, Tom Jago, created the first sample of Bailey's Irish Cream in their family kitchen.<p>"We knew that our father worked in a beautiful building and did something quite mysterious," Jago says.<p>But it was without the help of consultants and scientists that …

Whiskey

The Viking Raid on the Abbey of Lindisfarne

The Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, by Thomas Girtin, 1798.<p>On 8 June, 793 AD, Vikings destroyed the <b>abbey on Lindisfarne</b>, a centre of learning that was …

Archaeology

50 Best Albums of 2018 So Far

We Say: The band members, four liberal-minded musicians who have called purple-state North Carolina their home since they formed in 1989, wrote all …

North Carolina

Massive Attack’s Mezzanine and the death of the multicultural dream

“When the Wild Bunch started,” Andrew ‘Mushroom’ Vowles told <i>Mixmag</i> in 1998, cutting a haunted figure in a cover story on the return of Massive Attack, “we called it lover’s hip hop. Forget all that trip hop bullshit.” Apparently, Vowles couldn’t stand doing interviews, because he always got “the …

Massive Attack

Supermassive black hole swallows star, lights up galaxy core

Star's death produces jets moving at nearly a quarter the speed of light.<p>The supermassive black holes at the center of mature galaxies tend to be …

Black Holes

This one, newly discovered cell can remake a whole animal

Though often no bigger than an apple seed, planaria are the envy of the animal kingdom. Cut them into a dozen pieces, and each piece will regrow into …

Biology

Hawaii's Volcano Is Literally Erupting Gems

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has been fiercely erupting for well over a month. Now, residents are finding little green gems that have fallen out of the sky during Kilauea’s eruption.<p>The green gems are olivine crystals, a common mineral found in Hawaii’s lava. At jewelry quality, the mineral is called …

Geology

Donald Trump was right. The rest of the G7 were wrong

He gets almost everything wrong. But last weekend Donald Trump got something right. To the horror of the other leaders of the rich world, he defended democracy against its detractors. Perhaps predictably, he has been universally condemned for it.<p>Trump may seek separate Nafta talks with Canada and …

Globalization

The Surprising Reason Why Neutron Stars Don't All Collapse To Form Black Holes

There are few things in the Universe that are as easy to form, in theory, as black holes are. Bring enough mass into a compact volume and it gets more and more difficult to gravitationally escape from it. If you were to gather enough matter in a single spot and let gravitation do its thing, you’d …

Physics

These Abnormally Huge Viruses Create Their Own Genes, Defying Standard Biology

Okay, that's weird.<p>They were first discovered on a beach in Santiago, Chile in 2013. And these gargantuan viruses are a far cry from your garden …

Biology

The Potential Pitfalls of Sucking Carbon From the Atmosphere

Last week, Canadian company Carbon Engineering published research findings that show how carbon dioxide could be sucked up from the atmosphere for …

Climate Change

A 40-year-old mystery about rising temperatures on the moon has been solved — and it was probably the Apollo astronauts' fault

An explorer's adage says to "take only photos, leave only footprints."<p>But it seems the footprints of NASA's Apollo astronauts had unintended consequences for the surface of the moon after they landed there nearly 50 years ago.<p>Newly discovered temperature data from the 1970s moon landings, released …

Space Science

The Secret History of the Racy Module That Almost Ruined D&D

An epic Dungeons & Dragons campaign, any player will tell you, can take many hours. It’s not just a few rolls of the dice. Yet there is one D&D quest …

Dungeons and Dragons

Sexual harassment isn’t just about sex: Groundbreaking report details persistent hostility female scientists face

Ask someone for an example of sexual harassment and they might cite a professor’s insistent requests to a grad student for sex. But such lurid …

Sexual Harassment

Is Theoretical Physics Wasting Our Best Living Minds On Nonsense?

The history of physics is filled with great ideas that you’ve heard of, like the Standard Model, the Big Bang, General Relativity, and so on. But it’s also filled with brilliant ideas that you probably haven’t heard of, like the Sakata Model, Technicolor theory, the Steady State Model, and Plasma …

Physics

First vision of bacteria "harpooning" DNA to accelerate evolution

Bacteria evolve fast – and that could be bad news for those of us who don't want to see easily-treatable diseases make a roaring comeback. Resistance …

Biology

More Rain, More Development Spell Disaster For Some U.S. Cities

There's more rain falling on some parts of the U.S. than there used to be, and many towns just aren't ready for the flooding that follows.<p>Ellicott City, Md., is one such community. Nestled in a valley west of Baltimore, the town was founded in 1772, and some Revolutionary War-era buildings still …

Weather

Toxic Fandom Is Killing 'Star Wars'

Racist harassment of 'Last Jedi' star Kelly Marie Tran and the 'Solo' backlash: Lucasfilm’s problem isn’t the movies, it’s trolls who want only the …

Star Wars

Could this alternative to antibiotics help wipe out superbugs?

Scientists in the US have developed a new approach to killing bacteria that could one day herald an alternative to antibiotics.<p>Many antibiotics – particularly the broad spectrum variety that target a wide range of bacteria – can lead to further infections because, as well as targeting the bug …

Microbiology

When the US and North Korea say 'denuclearization,' they mean two very, very different things

North Korea has told the United States that it's prepared to discuss denuclearization at the June 12 summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and …

North Korea

Key Lime Cake III Recipe

"This is a very moist cake. Very easy to make. If you like key lime, you will love this cake."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (18.25 ounce) package lemon cake mix<p>1 1/3 …

Recipes

What You Didn't Know About (Medieval) Detroit

Have you ever walked into a skyscraper lobby and felt transported? Felt like you’ve traveled back in time, or across the oceans to somewhere else? That’s probably intentional as modern skyscrapers have much more in common with medieval cathedrals than you might ordinarily think. This is …

Middle Ages

Pastry chef tries her hand at making artisanal Skittles and Kit Kats

Pastry chef and <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s senior food editor Claire Saffitz has been reverse engineering popular candies like Kit Kats and Skittles in an effort …

Food

A 3,000-year-old glass head deepens one of the Bible’s oldest mysteries

Buried under a pair of hills at Israel's northern border, at the nexus of three ancient kingdoms, is one of the last large biblical sites yet to be uncovered. So said an international team of archaeologists after they started to dig up the ruins of Abel Beth Maacah five years ago.<p>The lost town is …

Archaeology