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Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

<b>Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.</b><p>The …

The oceans’ circulation hasn’t been this sluggish in 1,000 years. That’s bad news.

The Atlantic Ocean circulation that carries warmth into the Northern Hemisphere’s high latitudes is slowing down because of climate change, a team of scientists asserted Wednesday, suggesting one of the most feared consequences is already coming to pass.<p>The Atlantic meridional overturning …

Global Warming

Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.<p>The slowdown in the circulation — a crucial part of Earth's climate — had been predicted by computer models, but researchers said they …

Global Warming

Why do dieters succeed or fail? The answers have little to do with food.

We asked participants in a big diet study about being on a low-fat or low-carb diet. Their responses surprised us.<p>As a longtime health reporter, I see new diet studies just about every week, and I’ve noticed a few patterns emerge from the data. In even the most rigorous scientific experiments, …

Nutrition

Stephen Hawking, scientific hero and icon, has died at 76

Stephen Hawking was born on the anniversary of Galileo’s death and died on Einstein’s birthday. Like these luminaries, his legacy is immense.<p>Stephen Hawking once proclaimed he had gathered “experimental evidence that time travel is not possible.” The experiment? A party for time travelers he hosted …

Physics

How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining

<b>Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say.</b><p>They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of 20-year-olds.<p>Prof Norman Lazarus, 82, of King's College …

Russians Dominate Women’s Figure Skating on Day 14: Pictures

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

What will passenger planes look like in 2068?

<b>(CNN) —</b> If time travelers from 1968 found themselves in an airport today, there might be plenty of changes that surprise them. But the planes would look reassuringly familiar.<p>While there have been vast improvements in materials, engines and avionics -- helping 2017 become the safest year in …

Aviation

These 13 Slow-Selling Cars Will Be Future Classics

Last week, Road & Track published a list of ten slow-selling cars that they love, noting that each inclusion is a massive bummer for enthusiasts like …

Alfa Romeo

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

Public Health

2018 Nissan GT-R - After a Decade of Hyperinflation, It's Time for Some Deflation

It has been a decade since the Japanese have revealed their precious marvel Nissan GT-R. Supercar world simply turned upside down as $70k car post …

A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Astronomy

All the Stores You Probably Didn’t Realize Do Free Tailoring

From Lululemon to Uniqlo.<p>As a short person, I have to admit I was pretty psyched when the undone hem trend came around. That’s because every single pair of pants I’ve bought in the last 15 to 20 years have been too long on me; no matter how much I <i>think</i> I’ll go get them hemmed, I really never do.<p>But …

Clothing

8 things science says predict divorce

No one can say with 100% certainty that a couple is heading for disaster.<p>But social scientists have gotten pretty good at predicting who's <i>most likely</i> to wind up there. These couples share certain commonalities — in the way they fight and the way they describe their relationship, but also in their …

Anti-Ageing Cream: The 10 Best Wrinkle Reducers

• anti-ageing<br>• moisturiser<br>• skincare<p>What is the best anti ageing cream on the market? Read on to find out the ones we swear by.<p>We’ve heard it a million …

Skin Care

The McLaren 720S, The ICE Car That Demolished The Tesla Model S P100D, Just Ran A 1/4 Mile In Under 10 Seconds

In what could probably be the greatest irony in supercar history, MacLaren, the makers of the death-defying P1, has managed to produce a …

A cancer treatment that's part of 'a big new field of medicine' just got approved

The treatment, called Yescarta, treats a type of blood cancer called aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.<p>The highly personalized cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy (CAR is short for chimeric antigen receptor) is made by Kite Pharma, a company that in August was acquired by biotech giant …

Body, heal thyself

The frontier of science is looking inward to fix what ails us.<p>Ever since a savanna dweller first slapped mud on a wound to ward off flies—and infection—our frail human bodies have relied on creative intervention to survive. Science has since come up with all manner of potions and procedures (from …

This Evernote cofounder says Silicon Valley's favorite fasting diet has changed his life — here's his routine

Phil Libin, who helped create the popular productivity app Evernote in 2007 and led the company as CEO until 2015, was melancholy for a long time. His work didn't excite him.<p>Eventually he pinpointed the source. "It was the carbs," he said.<p>The fall of 2017 marks one year since Libin, who now runs an …

17 horror movie remakes that you should actually watch

<i>Leatherface</i> and <i>Jigsaw</i> will arrive in October, and there's <i>It,</i> the second screen adaptation of Stephen King's classic novel about a group of friends tormented by a malevolent force inhabiting their hometown of Derry, Maine. But there are so many try-hard reboots and hollow sequels in horror that it …

Woman Injects Herself with 3.5 Million-Year-Old Bacteria to Stay Young

A 45-year-old actress from Germany has been injecting herself with Bacillus F, a 3.5 million-year-old bacteria from the Siberian permafrost, to stop …

Bacteria

This 3D audio soundbar promises to beat your home theater setup

Surround sound is an exercise in compromise. Surround speakers are cumbersome and expensive to set up. They require you sit in a ‘sweet spot’ to achieve a decent sense of positioning, and can’t really replicate the sensation of sound getting close to your head. Headphones can position sound more …

The Scariest Things in the Stephen King Universe

<i>On Friday, the nation will once more be haunted by the mind of Stephen King, this time in the form of</i> It<i>, a movie about a killer clown who frequents</i> …

Turn on, tune in, drop by the office

The Silicon Valley avant-garde have turned to LSD in a bid to increase their productivity. Emma Hogan meets the people breakfasting on acid<p>Every …

San Francisco

Did you miss totality? Relive the solar eclipse’s climax in this 3-minute video

MADRAS, Ore. – Some skywatchers spend thousands of dollars on telescopes, cameras and other hardware to document a solar eclipse. John E. Hoots did …

Solar Eclipse

Goodwood Revival 2017: TVR reveals brand new 200mph sports car

British sports car maker TVR has unveiled a brand new high-performance model at the Goodwood Revival - the Griffith.<p>Inheriting a long-running name, the new Griffith is powered by a 5.0-litre Cosworth-developed V8, has a six-speed manual gearbox, and a power-to-weight ratio of 440bhp/tonne. This …

Remove Trump From Office Before He Removes Us from Earth

At what point is it fair and necessary to ask if this man, who was handed power by a minority of voters, is fit to wield it?<p>Did Donald Trump really …

WOOF