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Ronny Jackson withdraws as Trump's nominee to head the VA

Jackson called the accusations against him — which included improperly doling out drugs and being drunk on the job — "completely false and fabricated."<p>Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician tapped by President Donald Trump to head the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, withdrew his …

Donald Trump

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest.<p>They highlight powerful mountains, scenes of isolation, worlds of color and …

Meet the New 'Renewable Superpowers': Nations That Boss the Materials Used for Wind and Solar

Imagine a world where every country has not only complied with the Paris climate agreement but has moved away from fossil fuels entirely. How would …

Renewable Energy

Piers Morgan Interviewing Donald Trump on Climate Change Is the Lowest Circle of Hell

President Donald Trump, an area man who believes cold weather disproves the theory of climate change, granted an ITV interview on Sunday to Piers …

This is Why Patterns Look Great In B&W

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Black & White Photography

3 Top Energy Stocks to Buy Right Now

We see a bright future for these energy stocks.<p>The energy industry is in the midst of a tectonic shift away from fossil fuels and toward renewables, …

Research team develops new composite material made of carbon nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes are extremely lightweight, electrically highly conductive, and more stable than steel. Due to their unique properties, they are …

Nanotech

Life Will Become Better In Just 1 Month If You Read This

Human beings are habitual creatures. You can’t simply change if you’re not prepared for the change itself. That’s right; it’s an uphill task to …

Motivation

A New Bird Species Has Evolved on Galapagos And Scientists Watched It Happen

It's the first time humans have seen this in the wild.<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to observe something amazing: the evolution of a …

5 Ways to Use Your Brain to Become a Better Innovator | Inc.com

Stifled by a risk-averse culture? Worn out by collective brainstorms? Unable to move ideas into action? It doesn't have to be that way. Hans-Werner Hagemann, co-author of the new book <i>The Leading Brain</i>, believes that neuroscientific insights can help teams and individuals throughout organizations …

Creativity

Concrn is a 911 alternative that helps people during mental health crises

Eighty percent of the calls the San Francisco Police Department receives are related to mental health, but the police are oftentimes not the best people to respond to those situations. That’s where non-profit startup Concrn comes in.<p>Concrn is a mobile app that enables people to help those …

World's Largest Laser Could Solve Our Energy Problems

You’re probably familiar with lasers and you might even have a laser pointer lying around at home which fits nicely in your hands. But now, imagine a laser that is the size of three (American) football pitches. Pretty hard to imagine, right? This huge laser does exist though. It lives in the …

Physics

Explorers Will Dive Beneath Antarctic Ice Shelf, Looking for Life

Chill-proofed divers are about to plunge beneath the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica in an attempt to figure out how global warming is affecting the …

Did The EPA Censor Its Scientists?

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency abruptly pulled a group of its scientists from speaking at a scientific meeting set to take place Monday.<p>The conference was focused on exploring ways to protect the Narragansett Bay Estuary in Rhode Island. Climate change happens to be one of the …

Rhode Island

Fresh Out of Ideas? Science Says You Should Do This | Inc.com

I sat down at my computer to work on my next article for this very Inc. column. After a moment or two, I was still just sitting there -- staring at the menacing blinking text cursor that was dancing on that dreaded blank page.<p>I was stuck. After years of writing various business, career, and …

Creativity

Komodo dragon blood might save human lives. Getting it isn’t easy.

For thousands of years, Komodo dragons have thrived on an isolated chain of rocky Indonesian islands despite competing with other venomous reptiles, hunting deer and buffalo capable of crushing bone with a single kick and dealing with annual monsoons, tsunamis and drought.<p>The reason for their …

Microbiology

Chinese company will train U.S. coal miners for a future in clean wind energy

Coal has dominated global energy markets for decades, however, the sector is changing both domestically and abroad. At a news conference in Wyoming, …

You've never seen anything like this new green energy innovation

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word, "windmill"?<p>Do you think of some Hansel and Gretel-type structure on a farm in the …

This New World War 1 Vampire Game Explores a "Dark and Brutal" World

Although Life Is Strange and Remember Me developer Dontnod is not yet ready to share more gameplay footage from its upcoming vampire-themed game, Vampyr, the studio has now shared more details about the RPG's art and backstory. GameSpot spoke with narrative director Stéphane Beauverger, art …

TV shows

Edward Snowden: we may never spot space aliens thanks to encryption

And extraterrestrials may never notice us, either, if our technology is sufficiently sophisticated, whistleblower tells Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>The US government whistleblower Edward Snowden believes encryption might make it difficult or even impossible to distinguish signals from alien species from …

Surveillance

Architizer

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls | Colossal

<p>Vancouver-based artist Fiona Tang creates large-scale murals of animals using charcoal, chalk pastel, and acrylic on paper that at first glance …

The Most Ambitious Artificial Intelligence Project In The World Has Been Operating In Near Secrecy For 30 Years

IBM's Watson and Apple's Siri stirred up a hunger and awareness throughout the U.S. for something like a Star Trek computer that really worked — an artificially intelligent system that could receive instructions in plain, spoken language, make the appropriate inferences, and carry out its …

Terrawatch: The crash that splintered Earth's crust

One of the things that distinguishes Earth from other planets is its plate tectonics. But how did this moving jigsaw surface begin? New research suggests that a 3.26 billion-year-old asteroid impact may have kick-started the process.<p>The impact crater has long since gone (recycled by plate …

Fascist Symbolism and the Evolution of the Game Ball: 80 Years of World Cup Poster Designs

Well at least we had a good run, thanks mostly to one Tim Meme Howard; now it's just a question of whether it's unpatriotic to watch the …

Schizophrenia-marijuana study flips the reefer madness equation

Does marijuana smoking cause psychosis? Or could psychosis drive pot smoking?<p>If you believe the panned and parodied 1936 film "Reefer Madness," smoking weed will make one crazy and drive you to a life of crime.<p>Medical science has taken the question seriously, however, and found a strong link …

Cannabis

Can coral save our oceans? Researchers discover soft coral tissue may help protect reefs

Acidification is caused by increased carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere due to global change, fossil fuel burning, and other pollution. These …

Altered Microbial Enzyme Eats Up Cocaine, Could Treat Addiction

By tinkering with the enzyme's structure, researchers have improved its stability and ability to break down cocaine.<p>Bacteria that live in the soil near coca plants make an enzyme called cocaine esterase, which rapidly breaks down the drug. The enzyme could theoretically be useful to destroy cocaine …