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Trump Family Flees to Moscow

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Bringing a tumultuous chapter of American history to an abrupt conclusion, Donald J. Trump and three of his adult children fled to Moscow in the early hours of Friday morning.<p>Accompanied by Ivanka, Eric, and Don, Jr., Trump boarded a specially chartered Aeroflot …

Donald Trump

It's time to protect yourself — and your friends — from Facebook

Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this …

Nest Hello doorbell brings smart surveillance to your stoop

Surveillance

A hole in Earth’s magnetic field has been growing for 1000 years

We’ve known for more than a century that our planet’s magnetic field has been weakening.<p>It’s what gives us our north and south poles.<p>This powers our …

Earth Science

USA TODAY

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Kilauea Earthquakes Could Be Warning of New Eruption, Scientists Say

News<p>Kilauea Earthquakes Could Be Warning of New Eruption, Scientists Say<p>By Associated Press<p>May 18 2015 12:00 AM EDT<p>weather.com<p>00:44<p>Earthquakes Could …

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The ravages of climate change could severely hurt the ability of utilities in the 11 Western states to generate power unless they “climate proof” …

Renewable Energy

Heat is Piling Up in the Depths of the Indian Ocean

By Brian Kahn<p><i>Published:</i> May 18th, 2015<p>The world’s oceans are playing a game of hot potato with the excess heat trapped by greenhouse gas emissions.<p>An …

End Time Headlines

<b>TOP NEWS</b><p>26 Americans in 7 cities have reported injuries by unusual sounds, Explanation remains a mystery<p>Jun 30, 2018 | 0 |<p>Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes …

Climate Science Deniers Unable To Comprehend Scientific Study

A new study by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography finds that the Arctic sea may go ice free in the summer faster than previous models …

MIT says ‘massive’ solar energy expansion critical for climate

A “massive” global expansion of solar power — possibly enough to supply about a third or more of the world’s electricity — may be necessary by 2050 …

Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans

<i>By Climate Central</i><p>The rate of atmospheric warming has been slower in past 15 years than the previous 30 — even as we’ve continued to pump greenhouse …

5/10/2015 — California dormant volcanoes show seismic activity — Mammoth Mountain / Inyo Craters

After seeing NINE different dormant volcanic earthquakes across the West Coast this past week (1st week of May 2015), and after seeing earthquake …

Creepy Deep-Sea Anglerfish Captured in Rare Video

An underwater robot exploring the deep seas captured the first video footage ever of a creepy-looking anglerfish — a creature that looks so menacing …

Melting Arctic ice changing weather patterns, scientists say

Scientists are warning of an increasing environmental chain reaction as the melting of Arctic ice hits a new record this year.<p>This winter, the ice at …

Amazing Photo Shows SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Just Before Crash

An amazing new photo shows the first stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket just before it hit the deck of a robotic ship in the Atlantic Ocean during a …

Unmanned SpaceX flight aims to show it has learned shuttle disaster lessons

• Dummy run to display how crew can be returned safely in emergency<br>• Crew Dragon to launch at 7am ET on Wednesday<p>SpaceX plans to launch a dummy almost a mile into the sky on Wednesday, in a test of the private spaceflight company’s new emergency abort system, a first step to safeguarding against …

Writers, Scientists, and Climate Experts Discuss How to Save the World from Climate Change

Should we have fewer kids? Improve our farming techniques? Reform the energy market? Or just get better at helping one another?<p><i>This article appears in the May Issue of VICE Magazine.</i><p><i>All photos by David Benjamin Sherry, from his monograph</i> Earth Changes<i>, published by Mörel Books this spring. Images</i> …

Warm Water and Strange Weather May Be Connected : Image of the Day

The weather in North America, particularly in winter, has been unusually extreme for much of the past two years. The western half has endured …

The Pacific Ocean has been slowing global warming down. That could be about to change

Last week, I wrote a long story about a phenomenon called the Pacific Decadal Oscillation or PDO, a naturally occurring wobble in the planet’s climate system that involves the burial and release of heat by world’s biggest ocean — the Pacific. Normally, only geosciences wonks would care about such a …

Climate Change

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NASA tests Mars ‘flying saucer’

NASA has given the world another glimpse of its revolutionary flying saucer technology, which will play a crucial role in future Mars missions.<p>The 15-foot wide, 7,000-pound test vehicle underwent a “spin test” on a table at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. during a live …

Deep Space Exploration Will Demand Artificial Gravity

Long stays in space have a major hitch. Medical studies on the effects of microgravity on astronauts after many months in low-Earth orbit (LEO) can’t get around one hard truth — humans aren’t cut out for life without gravity. Thus, artificial gravity habitats are now being discussed as a crucial …

Space Exploration

An unknown force is pulling the Milky Way and all else towards it at 14 million mph

The Night Sky in April 2015: the Great Attractor is neither a black hole or a super-cluster of galaxies, but we are travelling towards it inexorably<p><i>The chart shows the whole sky as it would appear from the UK at 23:00 on April 1st, 22:00 on April 15th and 21:00 on April 30th. All times are …

How ion thruster technology will power future NASA missions

For its crazy 2020 asteroid capture mission and other projects, NASA is developing next-gen "Hall effect thrusters" to corral an asteroid and put it into the moon's orbit. At the same time, the European Space Agency (ESA) is trying to improve its own Hall thrusters to power future missions. If …

NASA Selects Companies to Develop Super-Fast Deep Space Engine

The Texas-based Ad Astra Rocket company, a member of NASA’s 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextStep), boasted their VASIMR …

Epically awesome photos of Mars

Since 2006, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft has been orbiting Mars snapping pictures of the surface with its HiRISE camera.<p>Here is a collection of some of the most incredible images the camera has taken over the years.<p>The HiRISE images shown here have false coloring that highlights …

University of Arizona

Mars in 39 days? US company wins NASA grant to try & reach Red Planet

Published time: April 03, 2015 16:25<p>Original link: http://rt.com/usa/246581-mars-39-days-rocket/<p>Lunar Tug with 200 kW Solar Powered VASIMR®<p>(Copyright …

Radio bursts from space reveal strange mathematical pattern

Eleven fast radio bursts from space seem to follow a strange mathematical pattern, according to a new study – and it has researchers scratching their heads.<p>According to study co–authors Michael Hippke of the Institute of Data Analysis in Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany, and John Learned of the University …