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mashable.com — Tens of millions of Americans will feel triple-digit heat between Thursday and Sunday.  The National Weather Service (NWS) noted that 20 to 30 high temperature records could fall between the Rockies and the East Coast. There will be little relief even at night: The weather agency expects 123 record…
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wired.com — Elon Musk doesn’t think his newest endeavor, revealed Tuesday night after two years of relative secrecy, will end all human suffering. Just a lot of it. Eventually. At a presentation at the California Academy of Sciences, hastily announced via Twitter and beginning a half hour late, Musk presented …
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boingboing.net — UK TV host and wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly and her crew were diving off the southwestern coast of England as part of their Wild Ocean Week initiative when they met this magnificent and massive barrel jellyfish. Typically, barrel jellyfish aren't bigger than meter long but this one was closer to 1…
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mashable.com — In 139 years of record-keeping, this June was the warmest June ever recorded. But June 2019 also revealed a deeper warming reality.  The first half of 2019, January through June, finished up as the second warmest half-year on record, newly released NASA data shows. On top of that, each of the last …
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sciencealert.com — Seeing countless renewable energy records broken and milestones passed has been a constant source of encouraging news for our planet. Now, we have yet another impressive stat to celebrate: in the first half of 2019, Scotland generated enough energy from wind power to supply its homes twice over. Fu…
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insider.com — Over 1 million people have responded to a Facebook event to "storm" Area 51 in Nevada. The air force base has been associated with conspiracy theories, especially those pertaining to UFOs. In a statement provided to the Washington Post, a spokesperson for the Air Force said that it "stands ready."…
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phys.org — Coral reefs are considered one of the most threatened ecosystems on the planet and are dying at alarming rates around the world. Scientists attribute coral bleaching and ultimately massive coral death to a number of environmental stressors, in particular, warming water temperatures due to climate ch…
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iflscience.com — The Bank of England has revealed the latest face of the £50 note: mathematician, codebreaker, and renowned computer scientist Alan Turing. The new polymer note is expected to reach circulation by the end of 2021. Full Article >>
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iflscience.com — Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet is in fact a bit like a bar magnet. It has a north and south magnetic pole, separate from the geographic poles, with a field connecting the two. This field protects our pla…
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news.yahoo.com — A satellite zooming around Mars spotted a lone machine, the Curiosity Rover, exploring the rugged Martian terrain.  The car-sized rover, which has traveled almost 13 miles on Mars over the last seven years, is now carefully inching up the base of Mount Sharp, a 3.5-mile tall mountain sitting in the…
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