Alice MJ Manik

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Canada's Unemployment Rate To Be Higher Than U.S.'s Next Year: Survey

Canada’s unemployment rate will be higher than that in the U.S. in 2014, a recent Bloomberg News survey predicted.<p>The survey of 15 economists found …

Historical age pyramid

To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.0 or greater is installed.<p>This product uses a dynamic age pyramid to show the evolution …

NASA spacecraft finds plastic ingredient on Saturn's moon Titan

(Reuters) - NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has found propylene, a chemical used to make household plastic containers, on Saturn’s moon Titan, the space agency said.<p>“This is the first definitive detection of the plastic ingredient on any moon or planet, other than Earth,” NASA said.<p>A small amount of …

Astronomy

How Having Three Parents Leads To Disease-Free Kids

A newly approved procedure lets scientists gather DNA from three people, then use it for in vitro fertilization.<p>This summer, government health officials in the United Kingdom made headlines by announcing that they will let scientists create babies with DNA from three different people. The procedure …

10 grammar rules you can forget: how to stop worrying and write proper

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Singing mice protect their turf with high-pitched tunes

Tawny brown mice that live deep in the mountain forests of Costa Rica and Panama emit high-pitched trills to scare away intruders—which can include …

Habitats

The Phoenix War

• <b>Author:</b> Richard Sanders<p>A fearful Empire anticipates King Akira's next move: will he abandon them to the corrupt hands of Caerwyn Martel or doom them to bloody civil war, leaving them defenseless against an imminent alien invasion?<p>Just beyond human space, the crows are circling. Across the DMZ, the …

The Third Kingdom

• <b>Author:</b> Terry Goodkind<p>Terry Goodkind returns to the lives of Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell—in <i>The Third Kingdom,</i> the direct sequel to his #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Omen Machine.</i><p><i>Richard saw the point of a sword blade sticking out from between the man's shoulder blades. He spun back toward</i> …

Why Publishers Should Kill Comments to Save Conversation

Popular Science is no longer allowing reader comments on new stories. Is this the beginning of a movement to save humanity?<p>PCMag reviews products …

Social Media

When Islands Pop Out Of The Sea

When a mud volcano erupted last week and created a muddy mound of an island just off the southern coast of Pakistan, it seemed to us like a rather rare development.<p>But it turns out islands crop up fairly often. Charles Darwin commented on one. And it's been happening in shallow marshy patches off …

Congress Just Furloughed The Mars Rover Curiosity, Too [Update: Curiosity Is Safe]

But 97 percent of NASA employees are still grounded.<p>[**<i>UPDATE:</i> **Hooray! Curiosity will keep running after all. Although a NASA spokesperson had said the rover would be moved into safe mode and stop gathering data, a spokesperson with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory clarified to NPR that, since …

Jellyfish Shut Down Massive Nuclear Power Plant

Get out of my coolant intake pipes!!! *shakes fist at jellyfish*<p>In southeastern Sweden, the three reactors that make up the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant provide about a 10th of the nation's total power. One of the three reactors is the largest of its type in the world. And, temporarily, the …