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US had its warmest autumn and 2nd warmest November on record

The average U.S. temperature in autumn was 57.6 degrees F (4.1 degrees above average) and surpassed last fall as the warmest on record, according to scientists from NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information. Precipitation...Show More Summary

What If You Gave Up the Self-Criticism—Even for a Day?

Who would we be if we let go of our negative self-image more often? The post What If You Gave Up the Self-Criticism—Even for a Day? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

La Mer adds new a beauty line of foundations, concealers, powder and brushes

La Mer, the prestigious line of creams, moisturizers and lotions that has a near-fanatical following, isn't straying too far from its base with its first color offering. Skincolor de la Mer is a line of foundations, concealers, powder and a couple of impossibly plush brushes that the New York-based...

Island volcano monitoring system tested at Nishinoshima

During the October cruise of KS16-16 a research team with members from the Kobe University Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo Earthquake Research Institute and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology...Show More Summary

Uncertainties related to climate engineering limit its use in curbing climate change

Climate engineering refers to the systematic, large-scale modification of the environment using various climate intervention techniques. However, a new study by VTT and the Finnish Meteorological Institute suggests that the uncertainties associated with climate engineering are too great for it to provide an alternative to the rapid reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

Opinion: For China, climate change is no hoax – it's a business and political opportunity

In mid-November, while Americans were preoccupied with election returns, China sent some of its clearest signals yet that it will continue to pursue an international leadership role on issues including climate. At an international climate...Show More Summary

The ‘Westworld’ Season 1 Soundtrack is Here, Just in Time for the Apocalypse

Following Sunday’s finale, Warner Bros’ in-house music label WaterTower has released the soundtrack for the first season of Westworld, including selections from Radiohead, Amy Winehouse, the Cure, and the Rolling Stones, plus original compositions. Show More Summary

Artist Sunburns Photographs Onto His Models

Thomas Mailaender uses UV rays to develop portraits on his subjects' skin

BRITAIN: House Of Lords Extends Pardons For Archaic Sodomy Laws To Gay/Bi Men In Northern Ireland

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The Guardian reports: An amnesty for gay and bisexual men convicted of consensual sex with people of the same sex has been extended to Northern Ireland. Until Wednesday, the region was excluded from legislation that posthumously pardons...Show More Summary

Image: Oceanic nonlinear internal solitary waves from the Lombok Strait

On November 1, 2016, NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Indonesia, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board to capture a stunning true-color image of oceanic nonlinear internal solitary waves from the Lombok Strait.

A Study Confirms It: Media’s Attempt at “Objectivity” Failed the Public in 2016

Every political journalist should take some time to peruse the new study from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center that does a postmortem on mainstream coverage of the 2015 election and concludes it had major problems. Using a mix of data and analysis, Thomas E. Patterson, the Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at the school, slammed […]

Oldest UK Monastery May Have Been Visited By King Arthur

Archeologists have uncovered up to 60 skeletons at Beckery Chapel near Glastonbury that have recently been dated to the 5th century CE, making it the oldest monastery in the UK. Its age may explain why it has been linked to the real and/or mythical King Arthur as...

Positive Reviews For NBC’s Hairspray Live! [VIDEOS]

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Watch the highlights clips below. Variety reviews: It’s hard to imagine better casting for the production. Jennifer Hudson stole the show, once Motormouth Maybelle got to the screen; Ariana Grande, certifiable pop star, came away asShow More Summary

Spaceships + Crowns and the Return of Black America by Mark Anthony Neal

Spaceships + Crowns and the Return of Black America by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) If we are to index the impulses of Marcus Garvey’s Black Star Line, Sun Ra’s Space is the Place, Parliament’s Mothership...Show More Summary

Johnny Depp is Still Our Most Overpaid Actor

Once again, crazy accent enthusiast, scarf coatrack, and accused domestic abuser Johnny Depp is Hollywood’s most overpaid actor, according to an annual study by the folks over at Forbes. And their sharpshooting of Mr. Depp isn’t just the knee-jerk wincing that most of us engage in; they did real Movie Math. Forbes starts with the […]

VSCO Launches New Membership Service With Exclusive Presets

The Film X feature also arrives with an updated discovery page, related images powered by a machine-learning algorithm

Get Ready For A Longer Work Day: Earth’s Rotation Is Slowing

Our clocks, calendars, and other measurements of time are all based on the length of our solar day and year. While it’s generally believed that these are fixed quantities, new research has shown that the length of one day on Earth is actually getting longer. According to...

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