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Whales are starving – their stomachs full of our plastic waste | Philip Hoare

Thirteen sperm whales stranded on the German coast had ingested huge amounts of plastic. They are symbolic of our shocking disregard for marine life<p>In January, 29 sperm whales stranded on shores around the North Sea. The results of the necropsies (the animal equivalent of autopsies) of 13 of those …

Whales

This website finds airfare "mistakes" so we can fly for super cheap

Winter is over. That means that Spring and Summer are both coming, and the sunshine and warm weather can’t get here soon enough. Once that rolls …

America's gun problem, explained

The public and research support gun control. Here's how it could help — and why it doesn't pass.<p>On Thursday, it happened again: another mass shooting. This time, the gunman killed five people at the Capital Gazette offices in Annapolis, Maryland.<p>Already, the mass shooting has given rise to new …

Guns

Tado unveils Cooling system for smartening up air conditioning systems

Want to stick some smarts into your old non-connected air conditioning system rather than buying some fancy-pants new unit? Tado, the German Nest(s …

New leader Xi Jinping opens door to reform in China

Under the new leadership of President Xi Jinping, a quiet process of reform is under way in China. If successful, it will transform the country's politics and the way it approaches the world.<p>Every leadership in the past two decades has altered and developed China's direction. Over the past 10 years …

Yikes: This new app saves Snapchats without letting the sender know

What supposedly makes Snapchat enjoyable is that messages float away and disappear after one view. It’s ephemeral fun for sharing things that don’t matter too much.<p>After giving it a quick test, I can confirm the app works. First you log in with your Snapchat credentials, and then the app saves all …

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