Ice Age

An Icy Conquest

A Cold Welcome: The Little Ice Age and Europe’s Encounter with North America<p>by Sam White<p>Harvard University Press, 361 pp., $29.95<p>“We are starved! We …

History

Who Lit This Fire? Approaching the History of the Fossil Economy

<i>First published in</i> Critical Historical Studies<i>, Fall 2016.</i>The climate on planet Earth is a product of the past — but no longer of the very distant, …

Climate

How to get started with ‘Movies Anywhere,’ Disney’s digital movie locker

Movies Anywhere, a digital movie locker owned by The Walt Disney Co., has launched with the backing of major Hollywood studios. It’s not a completely …

Televisions

Movies Anywhere starts your unified collection off with 5 free movies

Movies Anywhere is a new service that just launched today and brings the ability to unify your Vudu, iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon movies in one place. As a bonus offer to new members, they’re giving 5 free movies to each person that signs up for their service. If you’re interested in learning …

Gear & Gadgets

'The Ice Age cometh' ... Iceland qualify for Russia 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia brace yourself -- the "Viking thunder clap" is heading your way.<p>With a population of just 335,000, Iceland became the smallest country ever to qualify for the World Cup after beating Kosovo 2-0 on Monday to ensure the islanders topped European qualifying Group I.<p>"I'm sure there are a …

FIFA

The Lion Man: an Ice Age masterpiece

The Lion Man is a masterpiece. Sculpted with great originality, virtuosity and technical skill from mammoth ivory, this 40,000-year-old image is 31 …

British Museum

The case for de-extincting Ice Age megafauna

Humans helped kill off the giant animals of the Ice Age. We owe it to the ecosystem to restore what we destroyed<p>What if human beings had the power to take an animal that was completely extinct, and bring it back using only the DNA it left behind? No, I’m not describing the plot of "Jurassic Park" …

Woolly Mammoths

Seamounts (L)

<b>S</b><b>eamounts</b> are mountains that rise from the ocean floor but do not reach the water’s surface. However, during the last Ice Age when the level of the …

Earth

Why was this 16th century Scottish village buried in sand?

Scientists uncover the mystery of Broo

Archaeology

John Robson: Latest global warming panic is topical, but it isn't science

No sooner had a series of storms devastated the Caribbean basin than the climate change vultures pounced, calling it definitive proof of man’s …

Climate Change

Diprotodon: Giant Prehistoric Koala Once Roamed Australia As Continent’s Only Seasonal Migratory Animal

Research conducted by an Australian team of scientists has concluded that a giant marsupial called diprotodon, a mammal distantly related to today’s …

Evolution

Judges Forcing Trump To Reverse Climate “Endangerment Finding”

Posted: Sep 29, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Nine years ago, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency issued an “Endangerment Finding,” claiming man-made …

Conservative View

Old-School News: Sensational, Moralistic and Sung to a Tune

Up until the 20th century, news ballads would be sung by hawkers to attract illiterate crowds and spoke of crimes, politics and even natural …

Little Ice Age

Giant prehistoric Ice Age marsupials used to roam Australia

Laurie Beirne, Author provided<p>Australia was once home to a giant prehistoric Ice Age marsupial related to wombats and koalas, and that followed an …

Paleontology

Giant marsupials once migrated across an Australian Ice Age landscape

Australia was once home to a giant prehistoric Ice Age marsupial related to wombats and koalas, and that followed an annual seasonal migration.<p>The …

Paleontology

Historically, the idea of marriage is always evolving

Throughout almost all of human existence there was no such thing as family and marriage. Family and marriage first appeared around the same time as …

Australian News

These UNESCO World Heritage Caves Hold the Key to Life in the Ice Age

Turns out Ice Age people liked cat figurines too.<p>Cave lions were among the carved figures found inside six caves in Southern Germany's Swabian Jura …

Travel

Q&A: Meet a paleontologist unearthing Ice Age fossils in future Purple Line stations

“We’re anticipating a wealth of fossils near the tar pits”<p><b>Welcome to Curbed’s</b> <b>first</b><b>Transportation Week</b><b>!</b><p>From how to improve public transportation in cities, ranking the best car-free neighborhoods across the country, and a friendly competition among NYC, San Francisco, and Los Angeles to determine …

Dinosaurs

Could Geoengineering Save the Planet from Global Warming?

The field of climate engineering remains largely unknown, especially to policymakers and the public.When rainfall is measured in feet, not inches, we …

Climate Change

Carbon dioxide trapped by ice-age oceans raises questions for future

Over the past few decades, scientists have monitored the atmosphere and oceans using instruments, gauges and satellites. But modern climate …

Climate Change

Where 2017's Hurricanes Fit in the Long History of American Climate Confusion

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Climate Change

When Packrats’ Hoards Are Helpful

The <i>Neotoma</i> genus packrats have lent their name to humans who won’t throw anything anyway. These rodents, also known as wood rats, were aptly chosen …

Little Ice Age

If Earth Was Even A Fraction Further From The Sun It Would Be Completely Unrecognisable

We don't realise how lucky we are.<p>Earth is already a statistical anomaly, something that at present shines out as a blip on the norm of space.<p>Well a …

Habitable Zone

These are the horrifying things a nuclear war would do to the planet - MarketWatch

With the possibility of a nuclear war higher now than it was in the 1960s, talking about its destructiveness and consequences is an unpopular, but …

Nuclear

Monday briefing: 400,000 UK customers could be involved in Equifax breach

Data on up to 400,000 UK customers may have been accessed in the hack on US credit monitoring agency Equifax, Bing adds fact-checking support<p>Your …

Nintendo Switch

We're lucky Earth isn't caught in a permanent Ice Age

If we were just a fraction further from the Sun, life on Earth would be very different... or probably non-existent<p>The Earth might be more special …

Planets

Thr Climate Alarmists Are Wrong

"How many once-in-a-lifetime storms will it take," demands <i>The Daily Show</i> comic Trevor Noah, "until everyone admits man-made climate change is …

Climate Change

'ARKTIKA.1' Launches October 10th, Pre-orders Now Available

<i>ARKTIKA.1,</i> the sci-fi shooter from <i>Metro</i> developers 4A Games, is launching on Oculus Rift October 10th. Pre-orders are currently live on the Oculus …

Bestsellers

Global cooling can thwarted with geoengineering

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Periodic global cooling might be thwarted by geoengineering<p>Climate cooling, as opposed to warming, presents serious problems for …

Climate Change

Taking the Long View: The 'Forever Legacy' of Climate Change

A century or two from now, people may look back at our current era — with its record-breaking high temperatures year after year, rapid disappearance …

Climate Change