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Washing Hands in Hot Water Wastes Energy, Study Says

It doesn’t kill germs better than cooler water, but turning tap temperatures high, the U.S. burns carbon equal to the emissions of Barbados.<p><b>It's cold and flu season, when many people are concerned about avoiding germs. But forget what you think you know about hand washing, say researchers at</b> …

There Are 3 South Poles, So Which One Did Prince Harry Reach?

There's the geographic south pole, along with the magnetic south pole and the ceremonial south pole.<p><b>Prince Harry and a group of 12 servicemen and women from around the world reached the south pole on Friday, organizers have announced.</b><p>The group undertook the three-week trek to raise money and …

It's Friday the 13th: Here's Why We Fear the Dreaded Day

The most feared day/date combination is here—but it's a quiet one.<p><b>It's Friday the 13th. But did you notice?</b><p>In the bustle of the holidays, many people aren't noticing that today is that most feared date on the calendar. (See "Why Does Friday the 13th Scare Us So Much?")<p>The date, which occurs when …

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Geography in the News: Wolf Controversies

Changing Planet<p><b>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM</b><p><b>Who’s Crying, “Wolf?”</b><p>Wolves remain one of the American West’s most controversial species. Hardly a week goes by without a newspaper article describing conflicting issues about wolves across the West. Any discussion …

20,000 Species Are Near Extinction: Is it Time to Rethink How We Decide Which to Save?

Choosing the ones to save is driven mostly by whether we like them or not.<p>M. Sanjayan remembers debating grad school biology classmates about the fate of the California condor back in the 1990s, when the bird was on the brink of extinction.<p>Should the condor, which had almost been wiped out by …

Neanderthal Burials Confirmed as Ancient Ritual

A 50,000-year-old Neanderthal skeleton discovered in a cave in France was intentionally buried.<p><b>A Neanderthal skeleton first unearthed in a cave in southwestern France over a century ago was intentionally buried, according to a new 13-year reanalysis of the site.</b><p><b>Confirming that careful burials</b> …

15 Fascinating Firsts in Photography

Have you ever wondered about the world’s first photograph, or about the first self-portrait photo, or maybe about the first digital photo? The world …

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