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Nasa map of Earth's seasons over 20 years highlights climate change

Nasa has captured 20 years of changing seasons in a striking new global map of planet Earth​.<p>The data visualization, released this week, shows Earth’s fluctuations as seen from space.<p>The polar ice caps and snow cover are shown ebbing and flowing with the seasons. The varying ocean shades of blue, …

Climate Change

Cops Resist Texas Push to Join Immigration Crackdown

A Texas bill that forces police departments to join a federal crackdown on illegal immigration has one big problem.<p>The cops, by and large, don't want any part of it.<p>The rift could represent a new front in the nationwide fight over the Trump administration's attempt to round up and deport people who …

Immigration

Secret Netflix Codes to Unlock Thousands of Hidden Categories

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) uses a special algorithm to help you find movies and shows based on what you have previously watched as well as what you …

Entertainment

Foreigners Trapped in the United States by New Policy

Much of the criticism of the executive order signed by President Trump has focused on foreigners prevented from entering the country, but a court filing in the legal battle over the travel ban reveals a far broader impact, imperiling the residency status of tens of thousands of immigrants — …

Immigration

Global warming won’t just change the weather—it could trigger massive earthquakes and volcanoes

Bill McGuire is not optimistic about humanity’s future. In his book, <i>Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes</i>, he explains why.<p>By his estimation, carbon dioxide emissions from human activity since industrialization began have changed the trajectory of …

Climate Change

Self-driving truck convoy completes its first major journey across Europe

EU-backed challenge sets the stage for more automation on Europe's roads<p>This morning, a fleet of self-driving trucks arrived in the Dutch port of Maasvlakte, completing a cross-continent journey that organizers say demonstrates the future of transport in Europe. The experiment is known as the …

The Latest: Obama, Rousseff call targets conclusion of talks

PARIS (AP) — The latest news related to the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:<p>1 a.m<p>President Barack Obama …

Climate

LOOK: Bengals players get stuck on elevator in Arizona hotel

The Bengals trip to Arizona got off to a rough start.<p>The Bengals trip to Arizona got off to a rough start on Friday for Adam Jones and two of his …

Pacman

Google is reportedly planning to standardize Android chipsets

Google is trying to take more control of its Android ecosystem by designing its own chips, according to a report from <i>The Information</i> (subscription). The search giant reportedly spoke with chip manufacturers about building Android device processors with features it covets, like a bigger CPU memory …

Morocco's New Solar Plant Will Cover an Area Larger Than Its Capital City

Next month, the first phase of a new solar plant will open in Morocco—and when it’s finished, it will cover an area even larger than the country’s …

Building a rope bridge with flying machines

Boeing’s High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) team uses a solid state laser to destroy mortars and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Boeing’s High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) team has used a solid state laser to destroy mortars and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). A …

How Much Can You Save With Solar Panels? Just Ask Google

If you're considering solar power but aren't quite sure it's worth the expense, Google wants to point you in the right direction. Tapping its trove …

Know your history: Understanding racism in the US | Black History

There will never be an acceptable explanation for what happened between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson in Ferguson but we will never fully grasp <i>why</i> the stage was set for such an encounter unless we know American history.<p>We cannot fully comprehend why Dylan Roof murdered nine parishioners at …

Black History

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence.

The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE. <br>By: Dave Stopera <br>Via: buzzfeed.com<p>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.<p>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center …

Universe

Eight habitable planets found orbiting distant suns in 'Goldilocks zone'

Astrophysicists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics in Cambridge, US, have found eight new planets which could support life<p>Eight new ‘Earths’ which may hold liquid water and could sustain life has been spotted orbiting a distant sun in our galaxy.<p>The new worlds double the number of …

Universe

NO FILTER: An Afternoon With Kim Kardashian - PAPER

As soon as she arrives at the hostess podium of the Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills, where we meet for our interview, a young fan who appears to be in her late teens or early twenties accosts her. The fan has been running to catch (keep up with?) Kardashian; she brings with her a breeze. "Will you …

3 deaths may be tied to synthetic marijuana in Colorado

Three people in Colorado may have died after smoking synthetic marijuana, state health officials fear. The Colorado Department of Public Health has launched an investigation into an outbreak of illnesses at hospitals that may be tied to the dangerous substance.<p>"Initial reports show approximately 75 …

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