Joan Abney

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FREE VISUAL CHARTS ON ENGLISH, GRAMMAR, PUNCTUATION AND WRITING

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Climate deal: the pistol has fired, so why aren’t we running?

There can be no complacency after the Paris talks. Hitting even the 1.5C target will need drastic, rapid action<p>With the climate talks in Paris now over, the world has set itself a serious goal: limit temperature rise to 1.5C. Or failing that, 2C. Hitting those targets is absolutely necessary: even …

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This Box Shows Tomorrow’s Weather On Your Table With REAL Rain And Clouds

Ken Kawamoto, a software engineer by day and gadget inventor by night, likes to “break the barrier between the digital world and the real world ,” …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

La loi « anti-Amazon » va provoquer des dégâts collatéraux

Les députés ont voté jeudi un texte interdisant d’offrir à la fois la livraison gratuite et la remise Lang de 5 %.

Spying On Thunderstorms From Space [Video]

The International Space Station takes a look at the other side of the storm.<p>NASA wants to know what's up with thunderstorms. Not the flashy bits--the thunder, the lightning, yada yada. Pretty, but we see that all the time. NASA, as usual, is aiming its sights a little higher, on what's happening …

In Google We Trust - Four Corners

<b>In Google We Trust - Monday 9 September 2013</b><p>Every hour of every day, our digital interactions are being recorded and logged. We live in the age of …

More Than 800,000 Scientific Papers In One Beautiful Infographic

Check out some of the most important research in any field at a glance<p>ArXiv is an online archive that stores hundreds of thousands of scientific papers in physics, mathematics, and other fields. The citations in those papers link to one another, forming a web, but you're not going to see those …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows …