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  • 2 days ago
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    Russia's plan for Ice Age park with living cloned woolly mammoths

    Plans are underway for a new Jurassic Park-style attraction in Russia after an official claimed woolly mammoths will return to life in the wild within a decade. The regional government in Yakutia, Siberia, is supporting scientists seeking to clone the extinct species and bring it back to life using elephants as surrogate mothers. Experts hope to use similar techniques to make cave lions and extinct horses part of a new 'Ice Age' park.

  • 4 days ago
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    Florence: 11 Dead, and the Floodwaters Are Still Rising

    Hurricane Florence made landfall just east of Wilmington, North Carolina, on Friday morning, lashing the coast with a record-setting storm surge and an onslaught of heavy rain and winds. As of Sunday morning, at least 14 deaths have been blamed on the storm, almost a million people were without power across North and South Carolina, and hundreds of people have had to be rescued from flooded areas along the coast

  • 5 days ago
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    The Closest Exoplanet to Earth Could Be "Highly Habitable"

    Just a cosmic hop, skip and jump away, an Earth-size planet orbits the closest star to our sun, Proxima Centauri. Ever since the discovery of the exoplanet—known as Proxima Centauri b—in 2016, people have wondered whether it could be capable of sustaining life. Now, using computer models similar to those used to study climate change on Earth, researchers have found that, under a wide range of conditions...

  • 7 days ago
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    The case for combining live TV streaming services

    Of all the attacks on cord-cutting that we’ve heard over the years, the most common is what I call the “gee whiz” argument: The idea that if you subscribe to a bunch of streaming video services, then gee whiz, the cost of all those subscriptions really adds up. This obvious point is routinely presented as an epiphany by cord-cutting naysayers, none of whom seem to realize that being able to pick and choose is the entire point of ditching cable.

  • 8 days ago
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    AT&T Boss Randall Stephenson: HBO Is “The Tiffany” And Netflix Is “The Walmart” Of Subscription Video

    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said in the subscription video landscape, HBO is “the Tiffany” to Netflix’s Walmart. Expanding on earlier comments by WarnerMedia chief John Stanke…

  • 9 days ago
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    Fossil fuel dependence poses 'direct existential threat', warns UN chief

    United Nations secretary general António Guterres has warned that the world is facing “a direct existential threat” and must rapidly shift from dependence on fossil fuels by 2020 to prevent “runaway climate change”. Guterres called the crisis urgent and decried the lack of global leadership to address global warming.

  • 13 days ago
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    Greener growth could add $26 trillion to world economy by 2030: study

    Strong action to combat climate change could cumulatively add at least $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030, according to a study on Wednesday which seeks to dispel fears that a shift from fossil fuels will undermine growth.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Samoan Prime Minister: Leaders Who Deny Climate Change Are 'Utterly Stupid'

    Calling for greater international action on climate change, Samoa’s long-serving prime minister minced no words in a recent speech lambasting world leaders who don’t believe global warming is occurring— saying such skeptics are “utterly stupid” and should be taken to a mental institution.

  • 1 month ago
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    Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist Ed King Dead at 68

    Ed King, the Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist who joined the band in 1972 to give the Southern rock group its iconic three-guitar sound, died Wednesday in Nashville. He was 68. A cause of death was not specified, though King had been battling lung cancer and had recently been hospitalized for the disease.

  • 1 month ago
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    ISPs say they can’t expand broadband unless gov’t gives them more money

    Broadband providers have spent years lobbying against utility-style regulations that protect consumers from high prices and bad service. But now, broadband lobby groups are arguing that Internet service is similar to utilities such as electricity, gas distribution, roads, and water and sewer networks. In the providers' view, the essential nature of broadband doesn't require more regulation to protect consumers. Instead, they argue that broadband's utility-like status is reason for...

  • 1 month ago
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    Do you suffer from climate guilt? A dose of philosophy can help

    A philosopher's thoughts on how an individual can overcome the feeling of helplessness in the face of global climate change. People cannot engage in something they cannot see or feel. We need concrete reasons to care and act. In this way, climate change presents a threefold intangible challenge:

  • 1 month ago
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    Car crash on I-5 leads to a fight and deaths of both drivers

    Two people are dead following a vehicle collision Sunday morning on Interstate 5 that led to a fight between the two drivers. The vehicles struck each other in the northbound lanes of I-5 around 3:44 a.m., according to Mike Zerfas, California Highway Patrol public information officer. The two drivers, both male, then drove farther north on the freeway, stopped near Del Paso Road, exited their vehicles and began to fight, Zerfas said.

  • 1 month ago
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    Dog accidentally euthanized after being mistaken for another dog

    A couple from Peoria, Illinois is searching for answers after an animal control center admitted one of its employees mistakenly euthanized their dog. A few weeks ago, a city maintenance worker came into Tony Wang's backyard unannounced. Wang's dog Moses was in the backyard and bit the maintenance worker. Wang told WMBD his dog thought the man was an intruder, but that Moses was not a vicious dog.

  • 1 month ago
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    Deputy uses Narcan to save K-9 exposed to heroin

    An Oregon sheriff's deputy used an overdose-fighting drug to save a police dog that was exposed to heroin at a county jail. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says a deputy and his K-9 partner Abbie were searching for contraband Tuesday night when the dog detected heroin in a container. The container spilled and Abbie began exhibiting signs of drug exposure, including rapid blinking and head shaking.

  • 1 month ago
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    Deadly fentanyl forces sites to call professionals

    The tragic business of cleaning up deadly fentanyl overdose sites is booming — with calls flooding in for hazmat responses to hotels, schools, ball fields, public restrooms and even rental cars, where addicts have been shooting up drugs.“It’s increased tremendously in the last 18 months and even more specifically in the last 12 months,” said Michael Wiseman of Easton-based 24 Trauma, a commercial crime-scene cleanup service that now gets up to 10 OD cleanup calls a week.