A new tool lets you see how hot it's going to get in your neck of the woods if we don't do anything about climate change.
The potentially severe impacts of climate change in the Arctic may threaten regional wildlife. Scientists trying to develop efficient and effective wildlife monitoring techniques to track Arctic populations face great challenges, including the remoteness and associated logistical constraints of accessing wildlife. Show More Summary
While there are many graphing tools out there and we’ve used Munin for a while now. The MySQL plugin for Munin had fallen out of date and the show engine innodb status output changed in 5.5 making some bits of the plugin simply not work any more. Also the show global status has some extra variables so […]
As our climate changes, so too do the species that thrive, fail, or migrate in an area. A new modeling tool takes what we know about our changing climate and the habits of animals, and gives us a look at just how much climate change could alter the animals in our midst. Read more...
In March of 2013, CJR awarded a laurel to a meteorologist in the midst of a promising project: Jim Gandy, a weather forecaster at WLTX in Columbia, SC, had been incorporating segments on climate change into the daily forecast. Since 2010 Gandy has been airing the segments, called Climate Matters, using visuals developed by a team at Climate Central to...
One year ago, UK Prime Minister David Cameron outlined changes to the way in which ISPs would enact filters for blocking content intended for adults; primarily making the filtering opt-out, rather than opt-in. As a result of the changes,...Show More Summary
Scientists from many areas of biology are flocking to a technique that allows them to work inside cells, making changes in specific genes far faster — and for far less money — than ever before."It's really powerful, it's a really exciting development," says of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Show More Summary
If the US wants change, it should empower Cubans with smartphones, encourage freedom of expression and give them information tools, Schmidt said.
In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the world a better place. Now more than 30 people have joined me by giving $1 or more a day to inspiring projects led by extraordinary individuals over the world. Show More Summary
The Philippine central bank's decision to pay higher interest on its special deposit accounts—a tool it uses to control liquidity in the market – represents a change of direction for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and an intensification of recent moves to tighten policy.
News and notes from around the interweb: 1000 bonus United miles for making shopping transactions totaling $250 or more by June 30 through the MileagePlus portal by June 30. Amazon e-gift cards are a way to generate low cost transactions on a credit card, or get nearly every last cent off of a gift card. Show More Summary
The meat-plus-fire basics of grilling haven’t changed much since our caveman days. What has changed, however, is the variety of handy tech tools that take backyard and tailgate grilling to the next level. From Bluetooth meat thermometers to remote control smokers to clip-on grill lights, these tech tools will turn any cookout novice into a…
Slingshot is the second mobile app to come out of Facebook's new startup-like department, Creative Labs. Like photo messaging tools TapTalk and Snapchat, Slingshot lets users send images back and forth along with drawings or text. Unlike those products, Slingshot's creators don't think of it as a messaging service. Show More Summary
It's not just a neat stylus and ruler. If Adobe's new tools are a hit, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects change forever. I draw a perfectly straight line on my iPad. Then I bisect it at a true 90 degrees. I draw triangles and circles and squares until the screen is cacophony of pristine shapes. Read Full Story
In We’re No. 1, The A.V. Club examines an album that went to No. 1 on the Billboard charts to get to the heart of what it means to be popular in pop music, and how that concept has changed over the years. In this installment, we cover Tool’s Lateralus, which went to No. Show More Summary
A portable imaging tool could change the way the medical community analyzes and understands the long-term effects of sports-related concussions. Research conducted by Humboldt State Kinesiology professor Rock Braithwaite has played a...Show More Summary
The New York attorney general’s office is expected to announce that Capital One has agreed to change its use of the largest database, ChexSystems.
Our lives are constantly shifting and changing, so why shouldn’t our personal environments adapt as necessary? Sometimes we just need an extra shelf for a new collection of books, or we’d prefer to stand at our desks rather than sit. The Modos series of modular furniture makes that possible with a simple set of wooden [...]
My life's work stands on this tenet: humankind's greatest innovation is the power of story. We are the product of our stories, and our greatest tool, our most powerful force for change, is the strength to tell them. I founded LitWorld,...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court has long made surreptitious changes to its opinions without telling anyone. In response, a coder has created a tool that flags and publicizes those changes.