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BBC World Service - Science in Action, Melting Antarctic ice may raise sea levels by 3 metres

Warming oceans cause Antarctic ice to melt. A new study provides the first real geological data on what happened to the West Antarctic Ice Sheet in previous warmer periods. The scientists conclude that this could lead to a sea level rise by about three metres. Dr Andy Hein from Edinburgh University …

World Wildlife Day: Why We Need Wild Animals

<i>Photo credit: Gowri Varanashi</i><p>Without plants and animals, our lives would not be possible. Oxygen, clean water and soil, and our earliest tools, food, and clothing came from flora and fauna. Even our fossil fuels are the result of Paleozoic Era ecosystems that captured the sun's energy-the same …

Even at $10/barrel, oil can’t match solar on cost

One of the biggest banks in the Middle East and the oil-rich Gulf countries says that fossil fuels can no longer compete with solar technologies on …

College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators

<b>(f11photo, Krivosheev Vitaly via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Higher ed is sold as the key to an affluent life. It’s really a big business designed to leave you buried in debt<p>Thomas Frank<p>October 1, 2014 7:59pm (UTC)<p>This piece was originally published in The Baffler, and is reprinted with permission.<p>This …

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Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

The Nave of Yosemite [explore]

New Giant Volcano Below Sea Is Largest in the World

Tamu Massif in the northwest Pacific challenges traditional views of ocean science.<p><b>A volcano the size of New Mexico or the British Isles has been identified under the Pacific Ocean, about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Japan, making it the biggest volcano on Earth and one of the biggest in</b> …

Wave power generator bags Dyson award

<b>A wave power generator that can harvest energy no matter which way the sea is running has won the UK round of James Dyson's engineering award.</b><p>The Renewable Wave Power generator seeks to overcome the limitations of some current wave power technologies.<p>These work best when struck by waves travelling …

3D printer duplicates paintings down to the last brush stroke (video)

We've seen 3D printers produce some pretty amazing things, but nothing quite like this. Tim Zaman, a Dutch researcher, has reportedly developed a 3D duplication technique capable of capturing incredible detail, such as brush strokes and other textures on a painting. With a captured image on hand, …

Stanford's new linear accelerator is just three millimeters long

Stanford researchers unveiled a new kind of linear accelerator in <i>Nature</i> today, both smaller and more powerful than its enormous predecessors. Instead of using microwaves like traditional accelerators, the new accelerator works by accelerating electrons to near light-speed through conventional …

Photon detector is ‘quantum leap’ from semiconductors

A new superconducting detector array can measure the energy of individual photons.<p>The design and construction of an instrument based on these arrays, …

Rare tiny neutrinos may have huge implications for astronomy

Together, they contain a tiny fraction of the mass of a single electron. But the 28 neutrinos from deep space detected by an icy observatory beneath the South Pole promise a revolution in the study of the universe, scientists said Thursday.<p>The elusive subatomic particles discovered by an …

2013: Year in Review

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2013 NJ Flyfisherman of the Year

6 Tips for Bonefishing in Windy Conditions

When fishing for bonefish, rarely can you expect a day entirely free of wind. In fact, most experienced flats anglers would agree that those …

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-year-old Japanese woman’s amazing collection of painstakingly-crafted traditional Japanese temari handballs has been unveiled to the public for …

The Week in Review: Get Crafty for Fall

Inside Flipboard / September 13, 2013<p>With fall breathing down on us, the season of stay-at-home, DIY goodness isn’t far behind. Why not assign …

Crafting

The Week in Review: Miley Mania

Inside Flipboard / September 27, 2013<p>Miley Cyrus’ constant twerking and wrecking-ball writhing have generated more than their share of headlines …

For Fans, By Fans

Inside Flipboard / November 25, 2013<p>The crew at CBS Sports has been obsessed with all manner of sports since 1994, “when modems buzzed and Michael …