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Scientists Solve Ocean 'Carbon Sink' Puzzle

By Robert McSweeney<p>The oceans are a hugely important "carbon sink," helping absorb CO2 emissions from human activities. Without them, CO2 would …

Trump Staffers Are Reportedly Using Private Email Accounts

Remember how Donald Trump hammered on Hillary Clinton for using a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State? During the election, …

Donald Trump

Sudden changes at the EPA, USDA, and CDC under Trump, explained

Government scientists are being ordered not to talk about their research — and it’s only week one.<p>This is a tense moment for science in America, now that a president who is skeptical of proven ideas like climate change and vaccine safety is in office. Donald Trump once called the National …

Donald Trump

All the risks of climate change, in a single graph

There are a lot of them.<p>The risks of climate change are not easy to communicate clearly. Since the atmosphere affects everything, everything will be affected by its warming — there’s no single risk, but a wide and varied array of risks, of different severities and scales, affecting different …

Climate Change

하늘의 섭리를 믿었던 ‘수필가 박근혜’

박근혜 대통령은 한국문인협회 수필분과 회원이다. 박 대통령의 수필은 세 가지 특징이 있다. 운명론적인 세계관을 담고 있고, 추상적이고 만연체로 쓰였으며, 인간을 선과 악의 이분법으로 바라본다.<p>1990년대 후반 정치가로 변신하기 전 박근혜 대통령의 공식 직함은 …

America’s Best Towns for the Holidays

A combination of luxe living and quaint charm helped this Rocky Mountain town capture the spot as the merriest of them all. Wandering along Cooper …

Travel

Mathematical Annotation in R

Want to write mathematical symbols and expressions in R graphics? You can use an R expression() instead of normal text, e.g. plot(1:10, main = …

Carnivore Heaven Gen Korean BBQ House Is Officially Open

It’s sort of bizarre, but a small strip mall at the intersection of the George Bush Turnpike and Old Denton Road is perhaps the hottest restaurant district in DFW right now. Earlier this year, Kula Revolving Sushi Bar and crazy-popular Taiwanese eatery 85°C Bakery Café opened their doors, and now a …

BBQ

Where to Find Great Bowls of Ramen in Austin

There is something deeply satisfying about <b>ramen</b>, the combination of broth, noodles, meats, and vegetables, which all make for a full meal. While it's is best enjoyed on a chilly day, it still works equally as well in the heat, making it important to Austin. From porky tonkotsu to shoyu, toppings …

Texas

Britain’s leading climate change sceptic Nigel Lawson says global warming is real

One of Britain’s leading climate change sceptics – former Chancellor Nigel Lawson – has admitted that humans are causing global warming.<p>Speaking to …

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12.09.2016 Small bug, large impact: A new key player in the marine nitrogen cycle

50 Things That Happened Because of Star Trek

As Gene Roddenberry’s franchise boldly soldiers into its sixth decade, we pick out half a hundred things that wouldn’t exist without his greatest enterprise.<p>It was half a century ago, in Earth years, that pop culture and real science were first struck by the bold, influential rays of <i>Star Trek.</i> When …

Science Fiction

Graphic: Global warming from 1880 to 2017

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 were the second warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to an analysis by …

Climate Change

2,000 generations of algae foretell future of ocean acidification

Scientists don’t need a time machine to see the potential future of the planet’s oceans. They can look to a single-celled species of algae, called …

Climate Change

Round Rock’s Deckhand Oyster Bar Opens on South Lamar

<b>Deckhand Oyster Bar</b>, the seafood restaurant in Round Rock, opened its second location on South Lamar this week. It officially debuted on Sunday, July 31.<p>Deckhand is known for serving Gulf Coast seafood fare fresh and fried. There are oysters (raw and grilled), catfish, to shrimp. It also offers …

Gulf Coast

The Second Coming of Harry Potter

A sold-out play, a new best-seller and a fresh slate of wizardly movies; how J.K. Rowling is cranking back up the magic machine<p>In a locked, windowless, unmarked office in Scholastic’s Manhattan headquarters sits a manuscript that Barnes & Noble believes will be its biggest book of the year.<p>It’s a …

Books

Why You Should Continue Paying for Evernote - Productivity - Products

Evernote has been one of my favorite tools for staying organized and productive, but changes to Evernote's plans and pricing have burned its users, …

Productivity

Botanical Tattoos Inspired by Garden Walks by Pis Saro | Colossal

<p>Inspired by the botanical specimens she finds while walking through parks and gardens on her frequent travels, tattoo artist Pis Saro creates …

Czech Republic

This Woman Grew A Lemon Tree Inside Her Own House. When You Hear Her Secret... So Simple!

Growing your own food at home is a great way to save money and cut down on harmful chemicals in your diet. Keeping an entire garden, however, can be …

Gardening

Watch This Video of What Minecraft Might Be Like in Real Life

Honestly, it’s pretty creepy.<p>[CNET]

The Best Images Reacting to the New, Awful Captain America Twist

So writer Nick Spencer had a bad idea for Captain America. And Marvel had the worse idea by letting it happen. But, as is often the case, the fans …