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Seiko refines its flagship travel watch

One of the best travel watches gets a new movement in a slimmer case.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>11<p>Launched in 2012, Seiko's GPS Solar tech …

At climate talks, African nations pledge to restore forests

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tree by tree, more than a dozen African governments pledged to restore the continent's natural forests at the United Nations …

Hundreds march in support of 'alternative climate summit' in Paris

As the global climate change talks continue in Paris hundreds of people took to the streets in the east of the French capital to draw attention to alternative solutions to global warming.<p>The rally was held on the sidelines of an “alternative summit” which is holding debates and workshops to discuss …

Climate change threatens Congo's great apes

The Goualougo Triangle in the Republic of the Congo is a unique safe haven for endangered gorillas and chimpanzees.<p>It is located a two-day road trip away from the capital of Brazzaville.<p>Some researchers fear climate change might spoil the unspoiled 260-square-kilometre region - the most pristine …

Scientists enlist the big gun to get climate action: Faith

PARIS (AP) — The cold hard numbers of science haven't spurred the world to curb runaway global warming. So as climate negotiators struggle in Paris, …

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Catherine McKenna pushes for 1.5 C target in Paris climate talks

Canada has endorsed a call from small island nations to hold global warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, putting Ottawa out of step with the United States, which has maintained a 2 C target.<p>In a closed-door session Sunday, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna …

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 …

COP21: Thailand's solar revolution sparked by a woman

<b>Thailand is modernising fast and hooked on fossil fuels. In the decade to 2010, they grew by almost 70%, the United Nations says.</b><p>Petroleum, natural gas and coal - the biggest source of heat-trapping CO2 - together still supply 76% of the country's energy needs, latest government figures show.<p>At the …

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COP21: Alberta's radical climate change plan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1211000/1211924_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532766550_a7830b0a8761d13b2d0e91403779d5ac<p>Canada is one of the world's worst emitters of greenhouse gases but the premier of one province has pledged to drastically reduce its …

Climate talks shift from binding targets to 'name and shame'

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — It's clear at this point that even if the international climate accord being negotiated in suburban Paris becomes legally …

We Can Guess Your Go-To Sex Position Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Get your sex life out of retrograde.<p>Let's play a game: You tell us your astrological sign, and we tell you what your go-to sex position is. We chatted with Astrobabe, a professional astrologist in New York City, to find out what move is probably your favorite, depending on your zodiac sign. Ready …

Three Bottles (and Cocktails) for Father's Day

Planning on giving Dad a nice bottle bottle of booze and sharing drink this Father's Day? Why not take it a step further? Give him the bottle and then make the two of you a high-class cocktail with it. Here are three top tier bottles Dad might not have in his liquor cabinet and a cocktails to make …

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Are We on the Verge of a Nuclear Breakdown?

For two and a half years, Air Force Capt. Blake Sellers donned a green U.S. Air Force flight suit, and motored across barren Wyoming grassland in …

Why the climate is such a hot topic for Pope Francis

<b>VATICAN CITY</b> -- Anxiety has so gripped American conservatives over Pope Francis' upcoming encyclical on the environment that you might think a pope …

Having children can permanently affect the female brain, studies claim

Having children can permanently affect the brain of women because the surge in female sex hormones during pregnancy can influence the development of …

Why Women Love Confident Men

Have you ever wondered what drives a woman to choose you? If you’re direct and confident while others remain passive, there’s no contest – you’ll already be the clear winner in her eyes.<p>Many single young women navigating the dating scene read my dating advice column, The Babe Report, and e-mail me …

5 things women hide from their husbands

After you tie the knot, the “what’s mine is yours and what’s yours is mine” mentality can begin to shape your life together. However, for most women, there are at least a few things they tend to hide from their guys—even if they’ve got a tight bond. (Because hey, the men hide stuff, too!) We tapped …

The 10 Emotional Stages of Getting Engaged

While the setting varies from woman-to-woman, there's a universal monologue that occurs to almost brides-to-be as she realizes this is the moment he'll drop to one knee and pop the question. It's a little dazed and confused — and a lot joyful. Here's what it looks like.<p>1. Another beautiful day. The …

The GMT Watch, Explained

Two-timers<p>Any function on a watch beyond merely telling time is called a “complication”, and it’s a fitting term. Even adding a date function …

12 Sex Things That Confuse the Hell Out of Guys

What is a vagina? Just kidding. Kind of.<p><b>1. Why do you want the lights off?</b> Half the fun of sex is looking at your partner's naked body. Sex with the lights off is like going to one of those dine-in movie theaters blindfolded.<p><b>2. Do you want us to finish if you're not into it?</b> It happens. You're up …

11 Ways To Dress Casually But Still Look Like The Boss

How to dress down now.<p>Thanks to a new era of refined, but casual clothing, it's now possible to look cool, feel comfy, and still look stylish. 'Bout damn time. Embrace the new 'dressed down' era with any of these eleven spring style go-tos.<p>1. Meet your new summer uniform: the Blazer 'N Tee<p>We have …

HBO's top brass reveals the secret to John Oliver's success

John Oliver’s <i>Last Week Tonight</i> was one of the great cultural success stories of 2014.<p>The comedian achieved at least one thing many others in the media did not: He explained the concept of net neutrality clearly and succinctly to the general public. His short take on the debate about the future of …

John Oliver’s Net Neutrality Antics Just Inspired A Groundbreaking Bill In Washington State

It has been one hell of a year for satirist and <i>Daily Show</i> alumni John Oliver. With his quirky brand of brilliant political skewering mixed with his penchant for humor, <i>Last Week Tonight</i> on HBO became one of the most heavily discussed shows of 2014. And what was one thing he did that people really …

Anthony Bourdain Is a Cat Person & 24 Other Shocking Facts About America's Favorite Culinary Explorer

In this week's issue of <i>Us Weekly</i>, everyone's favorite culinary explorer/<i>Parts Unknown</i> host <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> shares 25 facts about himself that have (mostly) not yet been revealed to the public in his famous memoir, the multitude of interviews he's conducted over the years, or on his twitter feed.<p>The …

Jane Austen in quotes: 30 tips for a successful life

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed<p>It’s no longer universally acknowledged that “a single man in possession of a good fortune must be …

4 Major Myths About Penises

Don't fall for the hype!<p>You've probably seen a penis or two by now—and yet, some misconceptions persist. Below, a rundown of the most common myths and the raw (and, yes, occasionally disappointing) truth. Don't say we didn't warn you!<p><b>Shoe size is a good predictor of penis size.</b>No, it's not. In …

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Benedict Cumberbatch Opens Up About His Newfound Fame

Not so very long ago, Benedict Cumberbatch was best known for his moniker, which is endlessly fun to say and hard to squash onto a marquee.<p>But by …

The World’s Best Dogs, According To Math

Sorry bulldogs.<p>London-based data journalist and information designer David McCandless has created some of the most thought-provoking data visualizations of the past few years. Now, he turns his hand to a decidedly more lighthearted (but every bit as important) topic: What dog breed is …