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Pizzly bears are appearing in the rapidly warming Arctic

1/2<p>Polar bear cub in Alaska<p>A polar bear cub in Kaktovik, Barter Island, Alaska (Alan D. Wilson)

Global Warming

NASA confirms the discovery of a rocky exoplanet just 21 light years away

Earth just got a new next-door neighbor<p>Astronomers have found the closest rocky planet outside our solar system using the Spitzer Space telescope. The planet, known as HD 219134b, orbits a star just 21 light years away, and NASA is calling a "potential gold mine of science data."<p>The planet is …

The Best Movies To Watch on Netflix in August

It's a new month and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site. Peruse the best below, then check out the 16 best fashion films on Netflix.<p><b>1) Enemy at the Gates (2001), available August 1</b><p>Red Army sharpshooter Vassili (Jude Law) becomes a target of the Nazis after his …

Movie studios keep asking Google to remove pirated content on their own computers

Google search results sometimes include a tiny message at the bottom that some sites have been removed for sharing pirated content.<p>Those requests come from movie studios and other content rights holders who manually submit links to be taken down.<p>What’s pretty hilarious is movie studios have been …

Google Search

I have prostate cancer, but it's really no big deal

The worst thing about being diagnosed with prostate cancer is that so many people still react as though the Big C is a death sentence, writes Tom Burnham<p>“And,” says the friend I’ve just bumped into in town as we prepare to part after a few minutes’ chat, “are you, um, er, OK?”<p>She looks a bit …

Breast cancer warning to older women

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1179000/1179901_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534488854_5cc5c0c0b2bcdfb8ef9070f0efa825a3<p><b>Many older women are unaware of some of the early warning signs of breast cancer, according to a survey.</b><p>Fewer than half of the women over 70 who were …

Cancer

Google's AI is warming up for world domination by killing inbox spam

News about artificial intelligence currently tends to fall into two main camps. In the first, we have technologists and computer experts getting genuinely worried about the future threat of out-of-control AI. And in the second, we have the novel but ultimately modest uses the technology is actually …

5 Ways to Create Dramatic Landscape Photos at Midday

Outdoor photographers are repeatedly taught to plan their scenic photography excursions early in the morning or late in the day. These magic hours …

12-year-old arrested in connection with drug killing

Jarrell Milton arrested almost 400 miles from shooting, which happened in broad daylight<p>A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a drug killing in an American park.<p>Jarrell Milton was tracked down after a tip-off on Tuesady in Minneapolis, Minnesota - some 400 miles from the park in …

After 10 breakthroughs and $3B in research, IBM announces tiny 7-nanometer chips

In semiconductor chip research, IBM has been racking up the breakthroughs for decades. And now it says that work is paying off with the creation of the first 7-nanometer chips. This means that the miniaturized electronics are so small that transistors on the chips are only 7 billionth of a meter in …

Nanotech

In North Carolina, prostate cancer attacks black men at a startling rate

In 1997, Halifax Community College math instructor Wendell Perry was diagnosed with an aggressive case of prostate cancer. It was found at what would …

We need to talk about prostate cancer

S MAGKenney Jones with his wife Jayne<p>Drummer Kenney Jones, 66, has played with the Small Faces, the Faces and The Who. He has six children, four of …

Ejaculation frequency and subsequent risk of prostate cancer. - PubMed

CONTEXT:<p>Sexual activity has been hypothesized to play a role in the development of prostate cancer, but epidemiological data are virtually limited to …

Prostate cancer patients eating 'western' diet more likely to die from disease

Men with prostate cancer significantly increase their chances of dying from the disease if they fail to eat healthily after being diagnosed, a study has found.<p>Those most wedded to a “western” diet containing a lot of red and processed meat, fat and refined grains were two-and-a-half-times more …

How blue skies leave the British feeling blue

Forget the winter blues: 17-year study concludes grey skies do not make Britons less happy – but they do feel less content at work on sunny days<p>It is our national obsession but, according to a new study, the weather does not make British people more moody – except when they are stuck in the office …

The Secret Life of Yo-Yos

The modern version of the toy is practically unrecognizable, an Object Lesson.<p>The man behind me in the queue was trying to be helpful: “It’s true, though, right? They are used as weapons in Asia. I go there a lot and I’ve seen them do it—they’re lethal.” He made a sudden gesture, like Spiderman …

Yoyo

Strong pound a 'straightjacket' on exporters as trade deficit widens

UK trade gap widens, as deficit with the EU touches a record high in the last quarter<p>Britain's trade deficit widened in February, as economists said the strong pound and weak eurozone demand was acting as a "straitjacket" on exporters.<p>The deficit rose to £2.9bn in February, from an upwardly revised …

See the American Civil War in Color Photographs

Allan Pinkerton, President Lincoln, and Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand; at the main eastern theater of the war, Battle of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alexander …

An Underwater Volcano Just Created A New Island

Easy come, easy go<p>There’s a new island in the Pacific Ocean, thanks to an underwater volcano eruption that’s been going on for the past month.<p>The new island is in the Tonga archipelago--a group of islands southeast of Fiji. Scientists discovered it on January 16, about a month into the volcano’s …

What to Know About Google’s Fight With Europe

An antitrust complaint filed against Google by the European Union earlier this year could force the company to pay huge fines and change the way its …

Apple focuses on diversity with new emoji

A redesigned emoji keyboard has been released, featuring more skin tones and same-sex parents<p>The emoji keyboard on the Apple iPhone has been updated to include "diverse" emojis, with a range of skin tones and different family combinations.<p>People can now pick faces with different skin tones, …

Xmas Preparations Around the World