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Super-Emitters Are Real: Here are Three Things We Know

As part of our landmark 16-study series and ongoing work in measuring methane emissions, we previously published a paper that compared and reconciled top-down (airborne-based measurements ) with bottom-up (emissions inventory, using ground-based measurements) emissions.

Suspect stabbed his wife, a relative and himself, Prince George’s police say

Two have life-threatening injuries from the Tuesday morning attack in Upper Marlboro.

Encounters with poor people reduce support for taxes on the rich

Visual reminders of poverty do not make make people more sympathetic to the poor.

Biomarker could identify patients with potential for recovery from advanced heart failure

(University of Utah Health Sciences) Investigators at the University of Utah have identified distinct differences in the hearts of advanced heart failure patients who have defied the odds and showed signs of recovery from the disease. Published online in the journal Circulation, the new findings could help clinicians identify the best candidates for cardiac recovery therapies.

LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

4 minutes agoIndustries / Law : Wise Law Blog

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday January 17, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 17, 2017 at 7:03am PST Ontario employees are prohibited from discrimination and harassment against any employee. Show More Summary

Here's How eBay Can Benefit From The Launch of Its Authentication Platform

4 minutes agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

With a high number of counterfeit products being sold on major e-commerce websites, some consumers are losing confidence in buying high-end goods online. eBay is looking to address this issue through a service powered by a network of professional authenticators. Called eBay authenticate, this service was launched recently by the [...]

Chewbacca Has A Dismemberment Plan In Deleted Force Awakens Scene

Chewbacca has a lot in common with -- surprisingly -- Obi-Wan Kenobi in this cut scene from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The post Chewbacca Has A Dismemberment Plan In Deleted Force Awakens Scene appeared first on

The Washington Post is putting a big bet on video (and trying to break into Daily Show-style comedy)

The Washington Post is on a roll. On Friday afternoon, it announced that it was adding 30 jobs to its video team as part of a three-year plan to expand its video offerings. Perhaps most remarkable in those plans: multiple hires for what looks like a Daily Show-style scripted humor initiative riffing on the day’s...

Maine governor to Rep. John Lewis: You need a history lesson

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says U.S. Rep. John Lewis needs a history lesson and should be grateful for all that presidents have done for black people. The Republican governor on Tuesday addressed Lewis' criticism that GOP President-elect Donald Trump is not a "legitimate president."

What Is Holding Renewable Energy Back?

Bloomberg is now reporting that solar energy is cheaper than coal, and could become the lowest form of energy within a decade. Economies of scale are causing solar to drop from an average of $1.14 a watt all the way to 0.73 cents per watt by 2025.

Bei Bei eats sweet potato as part of his surgery recovery

As part of his recovery from surgery, Bei Bei ate sweet potato, biscuits and apples until he was ready to return to his bamboo diet. The giant panda underwent surgery in late November after a large piece of bamboo got stuck in his intestine.

Frederick Douglass's House, Cedar Hill in Washington, D.C.

5 minutes agoLifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

Washington is an African-American city with all-too-few monuments to its greatest African-American citizens. Cedar Hill is one of the finest. Abolitionist, author, political giant, and escaped slave Frederick Douglass spent the last 17 years of his life at this estate in the hills of Anacostia. Show More Summary

Study applies game theory to genomic privacy

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) A new study from Vanderbilt University presents an unorthodox approach to protect the privacy of genomic data, showing how optimal trade-offs between privacy risk and scientific utility can be struck as genomic data are released for research. Show More Summary

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo: Where he lands will impact the 2017 NFL Draft

Calling all teams in need of a quarterback. Cleveland Browns? Chicago Bears? San Francisco 49ers? Ultimately where will New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo land? Those three teams most in need of a quarterback were the three worst teams in the NFL this season. Show More Summary

BREXIT: Britain will leave EU single market, May says. “I want to be clear: What I am proposing c…

BREXIT: Britain will leave EU single market, May says. “I want to be clear: What I am proposing cannot mean membership of the single market,” May told an audience of foreign diplomats and Britain’s own Brexit negotiating team at a mansion house in London. “Instead we seek the greatest possible access to it though a […]

Laurie Anderson says "I wish I could hear what Lou Reed would have to say about Trump," adds dates

Laurie's upcoming tour schedule includes her first-ever collaborative performance with jazz bassist Christian McBride for Town Hall's new 'Improvisations' series. Continue reading…

Prediction Of Merging Stars May Solve One Of Hubble's Greatest Mysteries

5 minutes agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

An artist's impression of an exotic binary star system. Image credit: M. Garlick/University of Warwick/ESO. When you think about our Solar System, with its lone, luminousstar dominating both the mass and light of our local corner of the Milky Way, you might think that this is what 'typical' looks like. In [...]

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