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Sea Sapphires and 5 Other Shiny Ocean Creatures

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A thousand feet below the waves, tiny ocean crustaceans known as sea sapphires dance about like microscopic disco balls. But at the water’s surface, where they feed, these copepods are ...

Global Renewable Energy Capacity Increased 161 GW In Record 2016, Says IRENA

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March 30th, 2017 by Joshua S HillNew data published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency shows that global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 gigawatts in 2016, a ...

BREAKING: Trump Administration Removes LGBTQ People from 2020 Census

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The Trump Administration recently submitted a list of data categories it will collect for the 2020 Census and the American Community Survey (ACS). Although “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” were ...

Are we really making progress towards human-level artificial intelligence?

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by Will Knight March 29, 2017 Recommended for You Nvidia’s Deep-Learning Chips May Give Medicine a Shot in the Arm Elon Musk’s OpenAI Unveils a Simpler Way for Machines to ...

Trump set to take an axe to climate change rules

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This is all completely expected, but it's still depressing as hell. The Trump administration has already approved two new pipelines and said it will reconsider tougher fuel economy standards that ...

'Breaking Point' imminent: Government of Uganda, UNHCR say help for South Sudan refugee inflow urgently needed

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The Government of Uganda and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today jointly appealed to the international community for urgent and massive support for the thousands of South Sudan ...

SEIA Launches US Consumer Solar Education Campaign

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March 30th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe US Solar Energy Industries Association has launched a nationwide consumer education campaign in an effort to inform and protect solar consumers with the ...

Sunrun Expands Into Wisconson

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March 30th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe United States’ largest dedicated residential solar company announced this week that it is expanding its home solar service into the state of Wisconson,

Yet Another Big Oil Company Quits Canadian Tar Sands Oil, Or Not

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March 30th, 2017 by Tina CaseyIt looks like the long honeymoon with the world’s most notorious “carbon bomb” is winding down. ConocoPhillips has just announced that it will join a ...

42 Questions About Brexit That Need Answering

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White HousePresident Trump Won't Throw the First Pitch for the Washington Nationals, After AllUnited KingdomBritain's Prime Minister Theresa May Triggers Article 50, Making 'Brexit' OfficialWhite HousePresident Trump's Spokesman Says the ...

NC NAACP President calls latest compromise HB2 Repeal bill "an insult to civil rights"

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As the state House and Senate prepare to take-up a compromise repeal of House Bill 2, the president of the North Carolina NAACP is making it clear this latest effort ...

Scoop: BuzzFeed going public in 2018

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Most of the money spent on digital display advertising will soon go to native ads — where the advertising is designed to look like editorial content — according to a ...

The International Energy Agency’s Double Game with Climate Change

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March 30th, 2017 by The BeamBy Hans-Josef Fell, President of the Energy Watch Group. “Any credible path to achieving the world’s climate objectives must have renewable energy at its core,” ...

Introducing Trump's underwhelming plan to fix the opioid epidemic

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While President Donald Trump promised to "spend the money" to end the scourge of opiate addiction on the campaign trail, he's been quiet on the issue since he began his ...

The 265 members of Congress who sold you out to ISPs, and how much it cost to buy them

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Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule that opens the door for ISPs to sell customer data. Lawmakers provided no credible reason for this being ...

No, Obamacare isn't exploding. But Trump could still blow it up.

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After Republicans abandoned their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act Friday, party leaders all but conceded that Obamacare is here to stay—at least for awhile. "We're going ...

Policing the Colony: From the American Revolution to Ferguson

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This essay is adapted from A Colony in a Nation (W.W. Norton & Company, 2017). When a cop tells you to do something, do it. You hear this folk ...

Obamacare is the law of the land, and Kansas Republicans couldn't be happier

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Many Republicans politicians are already moving on from Paul Ryan and Donald Trump's failure to repeal Obamacare—and in one state, they're accepting that reality by embracing a key measure in ...

U.S. government watchdog to review Mar-a-Lago trips, Trump hotel profits

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left right left right WASHINGTON A U.S. government watchdog has agreed to review how classified information is kept secure at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, the agency said ...

Trump’s big new executive order to tear up Obama’s climate policies, explained

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This is it. The battle over the future of US climate policy kicks off in earnest Tuesday. In a sweeping new executive order, President Trump will order his Cabinet to ...

Paul Manafort's Puzzling New York Real Estate Purchases

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Paul J. Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager facing multiple investigations for his political and financial ties to Russia, has engaged in a series of puzzling real estate deals in ...

Oscilloscope Rounds Out Growing Documentary Slate with ‘Night School’ and ‘Santoalla’

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Oscilloscope Laboratories has rounded out their ever-growing documentary slate with the recent purchase of Andrew Cohn’s “Night School” and Andrew Becker and Daniel Mehrer’s “Santoalla,” and the indie distributor is ...

Equal Pay for Men and Women? Iceland Wants Employers to Prove It

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“We want to break down the last of the gender barriers in the workplace,” said Thorsteinn Viglundsson, Iceland’s social affairs and equality minister. “History has shown that if you want ...

‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’ Review: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Meets ‘The Virgin Suicides in Osgood Perkins’ Icy Debut

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The root of evil in “The Blackcoat’s Daughter” isn’t particularly original or deep, but the movie’s twisty plot and eerie atmosphere makes it deeply unsettling anyway. A chilling package of ...

Huge volume of shark fins evading international shipping bans

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This has been verified by a three-month investigation by the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd Global, as part of their global shark defence campaign Operation Apex Harmony Global.How? Shark fin ...

How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

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The face of Utah’s war on poverty. Photographer: Michael Friberg for BloombergFacebook Twitter Email Print Share InequalityMegan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist. She wrote for the Daily Beast, Newsweek,

Meal kits make money on razor-thin margins. So this shocked us.

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Several years ago, the California meat entrepreneur Bill Niman began applying an extremely old idea to his ranch on the Northern California coast: He would treat beef as a seasonal ...

Republican lawmakers just made it legal to buy search histories, so let’s buy theirs

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Yesterday was a very bad day for the real world, as Trump abandoned Obama’s climate change measures in favor of an attempt to time-travel back to a time when the ...

Comcast-Funded Civil Rights Groups Claim Low-Income People Prefer Ads Over Privacy

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The House of Representatives joined the Senate Tuesday in voting to repeal new Federal Communications Commission rules that would have stopped internet service providers (ISPs) from using and selling consumers’ ...

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Director Niki Caro Has a Plan for Fighting Hollywood’s Gender Gap

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Get used to hearing Niki Caro’s name. As the only female director to have not just one, but two studio pictures hitting the big screen over the next two years,

Chinese internet giant Tencent buys 5% of Tesla

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Tencent, Asia’s second highest valued tech firm, has bought a five percent share in Tesla. According to a filing, the Chinese firm scooped up 8,167,544 shares for around $1.7 billion ...

High-Stakes Climate Lawsuit Led by Youth Turns Its Attention to Trump

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It's somewhat fitting that President Trump, who has named climate deniers and a former fossil-fuel executive to top cabinet posts, including at the EPA, would end up a defendant in ...

No, We Can’t Say Whether Cancer Is Mostly Bad Luck

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Two years ago, Time wrongly reported that “Most cancer is beyond your control.” The Guardian incorrectly wrote: “Two-thirds of adult cancers largely ‘down to bad luck’ rather than genes.” And ...

Let's talk about Donald Trump Jr's shark-fishing photo

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A photo of Donald Trump Jr. posing with a shark during a fishing trip in Florida went viral this week, and responses to the image have ranged from applause to ...

Stansted Airport's runway closed after protesters surround 'deportation plane'

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Stansted Airport's runway has been closed as police deal with an incident involving protesters who have surrounded a plane parked on the tarmac. Activists said they were attempting to keep ...

Auschwitz Survivor Confronts ICE Director: 'History Is Not On Your Side'

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A Holocaust survivor who was imprisoned in both the Auschwitz and Dachau concentration camps warned President Donald Trump’s top immigration enforcer that history was not on the administration’s side. In ...

Basically, the Arctic is melting, the world has gone crazy, and it's all our fault

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This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The fingerprint of human-caused climate change has been found on heat ...

You May Soon Be Able to Track Your Seafood in Real Time to Fight Fish Fraud

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HealthcareRep. Mark Sanford: 'I Believe My Party Faltered' In the Healthcare Debate2018 olympicsNBC Will Finally Air Winter Olympics Coverage Live EverywhereTechHow Airbnb Is Spurring Innovation In Luxury TravelCollegeTexas A&M's First ...

Tesla CEO Says No Instrument Cluster OR HUD In Model 3

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March 29th, 2017 by James AyreTesla CEO Elon Musk recently had an interesting exchange on Twitter concerning the Model 3 that seems worth highlighting here. After a pleading request from ...

There's No Economic Justice Without Abortion Rights

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On Wednesday's Morning Joe, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders went on to talk about working with Donald Trump and the future of the Democratic Party. Host Joe Scarborough brought up the ...

Combining Obamacare and Trumpcare might save health insurance

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Is bipartisanship coming back into style? With Republicans hopelessly divided, Reince Priebus suggested this morning that maybe it was time to work with Democrats on health care reform: “I think ...

America's number one rabble-rousing pro-Trump sheriff is under a growing cloud

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David Clarke, the controversial sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, rose to national prominence last year as a vocal supporter of Donald Trump and a frequent guest on Fox News. Clarke ...

Team Spineless? Bipartisan Support For Billionaire With Putin Ties To Join Trump’s Cabinet

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Jeff HauserThe Huffington Post, February 22, 2017 See article on original site Fifteen Democrats (and Maine’s Angus King, who caucuses with the Democrats) joined all 50 Senate Republicans present in ...

Indonesian man's body found inside python

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A missing Indonesian man was found dead inside the body of a python, according to local police. Akbar went missing on Sunday on the island of Sulawesi, after leaving to ...

Why the Republican plan to elevate Elizabeth Warren might backfire

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On February 7, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was reading a letter critical of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), then the nominee for attorney general, when the Senate's top Republican forced her ...

San Francisco fashionistas vs. Ivanka Trump

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Modern Appealing Clothing, with its unremarkable front entrance cut into a drab tan building on San Francisco's Grove Street, is easy to ignore. But step inside, and you begin to ...

Renault Zoe Leaves The Competition In The Dust In Europe (Europe February Electric Car Sales)

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March 29th, 2017 by Jose PontesThe European electric car market had over 16,000 registrations last month, up 20% over February 2016, with YTD numbers up 38% year over year (YoY).

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Plays Well at CinemaCon 2017

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Film franchises can be hard to sustain for a fifth installment, but Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” did not disappoint at CinemaCon on Tuesday night.

Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing Keys To Climate Change Challenges

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March 29th, 2017 by Steve HanleyIf the human race has any hope of meeting the challenge of climate change, it will need to think its way out of the conundrum ...

North Carolina reached a "repeal" deal for its anti-LGBTQ law. Except it’s not a real repeal.

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It seemed like North Carolina lawmakers had finally reached a deal on repealing the state’s anti-LGBTQ law, HB2, on Wednesday. Then the details of the deal came out — and ...
 

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