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Melting glaciers will destroy our planet

Melting glaciers will destroy our planet 5055 5 According to research scientists from NASA and the University of California, due to the melting of Antarctic glaciers global sea level rise in the foreseeable future to a critical level, which will lead to a large-scale disaster on the planet. Due to global warming and the ozone hole over Antarctica in the western part of the Antarctic ice

This Glass Sphere Could Revolutionize Solar Power on Earth

We all know that the sun is the greatest sustainable energy source available on Earth, but we're not quite at the stage where we're using it to the highest potential. The majority of PhotoVoltaic panels across the globe have a performance of just 15% or lower, and if these panels aren't tracking the movement of the sun in the sky, they are losing even more power throughout the year. Solar energy

“World’s Biggest Dinosaur” Discovered

Photo credit: José María Farfaglia, via MEF A farmer in Chubut, Argentina made an incredible dinosaur discovery about three years ago. While working out in his fields, he stumbled across some fossilized dinosaur remains. Paleontologists from the nearby Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio excavated the area and found about 150 incredibly well-preserved bones from seven individuals of a sp

Hovercraft Coming To Market in 2017

No matter what anyone tells you, it is never too early to make your Christmas list for 2017. California-based tech company Aerofex has developed the Aero-X hovercraft that is slated to undergo flight tests in 2016 and—assuming no setbacks—they will hit the market in the US in 2017. They are expected to go for about $85,000. If you would like to be one of the first to get your hands on the Ae

Newly-discovered active volcano could erupt underneath ice in Antarctica and add to effects of global warming, say scientists

A newly-discovered active volcano could erupt underneath Antarctica, melting the ice from below and compounding the effects of global warming, according to scientists. Researchers discovered the volcano underneath the ice after setting up devices to measure tectonic activity across Marie Byrd Land in the west of the continent. Scientists had intended to use the seismograph machines to help in th

Scientists Finally Found Our Sun’s Long-Lost Sibling:

We’ve just received further proof that we are not alone in the universe. Although we didn’t discover alien life, we did discover a new family member: Our Sun’s sister (or brother). Meet HD 162826, a star that emerged from the same cloud of dust and gas as our own shining star. This means that we are composed of the same material, the same star dust, as HD 162826. Ultimately, this is the co

Ancient Egyptian ruins of a once bustling barracks and port unearthed next to the Giza Pyramids

What was once believed to be a camp for the Pyramid builders in Giza may have actually been barracks for the Pharoah’s military troops. Archaeologists have discovered evidence of barracks close to an ancient port suggesting the settlement could have been home to soldiers or sailors. The findings call into question previous theories that thousands of workers would have set up camp in the region

A Rocky Relationship: Is the Moon Leaving the Earth?

The Earth-Moon system via NASA. It’s comforting to look up at the night sky. The bright stars seem like old familiar friends…the pockmarked Moon is like a steady and unchanging ally. From our perspective on Earth, the universe seems stable and eternal Of course, this isn’t how things really are. In reality, our night sky is in a constant state of flux. Most of you have probably he

Girl of 13 kills herself after mother’s Facebook ban: Indian teenager so upset at mother’s order to close account she committed suicide

A teenage girl hanged herself because her mother demanded that she remove herself from Facebook. Aditi Gupta, 13, was so upset by her mother Mohana berating her for spending too much time chatting with her friends, she committed suicide in her bedroom. Mrs Gupta, 36, told her daughter before leaving for work: ‘I want that Facebook account closed by the time I come home.’ She returned for lun

50 ways to reuse your garbage From fruit peels and coffee grounds to pantyhose and pill bottles,

From fruit peels and coffee grounds to pantyhose and pill bottles, here’s how to save money and treat your trash like treasure. Ralph Waldo Emerson once described a weed as, “a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Might we not consider garbage in the same way? One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, after all. To the non-recycler, an empty bottle is garbage. To the

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