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Jeb Bush is no moderate and he won’t fight climate change

Don’t be fooled by the pundits who claim he’s different from the rest of the Republican field.

Ashlee Simpson, new husband Evan Ross having a baby

New husband, new baby! Ashlee Simpson is pregnant with her second child.

Tired of the climate change guilt? Blame this lil’ guy instead

Anthropogenic guilt complex, meet your new best friend: rodentogenic climate change.

Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana

A pair of states on Thursday filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to strike down Colorado's laws that legalize recreational marijuana. 

Minecraft creator buys Beverly Hills home for $70 million

Swedish billionaire Markus Persson has bought the Beverly Hills spec mansion built by handbag tycoon Bruce Makowsky for $70 million.

DeAndre Jordan on playing at Denver: 'I want to have my inhaler in my sock'

Playing at Denver against the Nuggets is one of the most challenging matchups for any team in the NBA because of the altitude. 

Sen. De Leon removes panel staffers who questioned his legislation

In yet another shakeup in the state Senate, new President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) has removed the top staff from a Senate committee that last session blocked one of his priority bills.

Kings seeking consistency as they try to end slump

The Kings went through slumps during the 2011-12 season and last season too and still went on to win the Stanley Cup.

A lens-free microscope that borrows tech from your cellphone

Scientists at UCLA have created a lens-free microscope that relies on a silicon chip found in smartphones and digital cameras. You can't use it to snap a selfie, but it could help scientists detect cancer. 

Cortana goes 13 for 16 in week 15

Cortana, the NFL-picking AI, got 13 out of 16 games correct in week 15 of the 2014 football season. Bless her pretty little algorithms (so cute) Mobile cortana ai nfl NFL picks artificial intelligence

How to make latkes for Hanukkah, the most energy-efficient holiday of all

We explain how the story of Hanukkah is an analogy for a new age of energy efficiency -- and how to celebrate by frying up some seasonal vegetables!

Harold Schulweis dies at 89; influential rabbi stressed deed over ritual

Uri Herscher remembers the day 55 years ago that he walked into an Oakland synagogue and heard the rabbi telling the biblical story of the binding of Isaac.

Baseball: Mike Voelkel resigns as coach at Palisades

Mike Voelkel, the baseball coach at Palisades for seven seasons, said Thursday that he has resigned for "personal reasons," along with his assistants.

Washington governor proposes big, bold climate plan

Jay Inslee wants to create a cap-and-trade program for the state's biggest polluters and use the money raised to fund transportation, education, and more.

Plastic Trash In The Ocean: How Much Is There? [Video]

A new paper attempts to quantify the amount of plastic trash in the ocean, and offers ideas for cutting the wast that goes into these ecosystems The post Plastic Trash In The Ocean: How Much Is There? [Video] appeared first on Sustainablog.

Last-minute gifts that will wow the stylish sorts on your list

Oh, joy. Have you just checked the list twice and realized there's no gift for your BFF? Or maybe this is a case of straight-up lollygagging? Present procrastination is a common malady at this time of year — and no wonder, given the daunting task of finding a wow-worthy gift amid all...

SunPower & Sunverge Team Up For Solar + Storage In US & Australia

One of the largest solar panel manufacturers in the world, the producer of the most efficient commercial solar modules on the planet, and a large solar developer — SunPower — is teaming up with Sunverge Energy, a producer of “advanced...Show More Summary

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