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What global warming might mean for extreme snowfalls

Originally published at Climate Central So if the world is warming, that means winters should…

Virus pioneer warns of Ebola ‘perfect storm’: Everything is there for it to snowball

Peter Piot, the Belgian scientist who co-discovered the Ebola virus in 1976, on Tuesday said…

Will cyborgs turn art into a supersensory futureworld?

Wherever humans live or have lived, you will find art. It looms up on remote Pacific…

Dept. of Agriculture: Researchers are close to creating an allergy-free peanut

By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A new method for removing allergens from peanuts means…

Tech News

SpaceX delays launch of next Falcon 9 rocket after test rocket explosion

By Irene Koltz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) – Space Exploration Technologies will delay the launch…

Time Warner Cable experiencing nationwide outages

Time Warner Cable subscribers woke up Wednesday morning to trouble with their Internet or other…

Media

Miley Cyrus’s homeless VMAs date wanted by police

Jesse Helt, the homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to Sunday’s MTV Video music awards,…

Doctor Who timeline: What is The Doctor’s real age?

August 22, 2014 Hanna Sender Posted with permission from International Business Times Warning: Season 7…

U.S. News

Chicago gay couple sues cab company for kicking them out because they kissed

A gay Chicago couple is suing a local taxi cab company after a driver behaved…

Blackwater gunned down Iraqi civilians as they tried to flee, US says as case goes to jury

By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four former security guards for Blackwater Worldwide “took something…

Thieves cause ‘immeasurable damage’ to former Alabama home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) – Alabama police are seeking help in catching thieves…

Same-sex marriage advocates to urge Supreme Court to strike down state bans

In a bold legal move that few litigants try, gay marriage advocates plan to urge…

Miami police arrest suspect in murder of homeless man in wheelchair

Miami police arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a wheelchair-bound panhandler at an interstate…

World

US ship fires warning shot at Iranian fishing boat in the Persian gulf

A US Coast Guard vessel had a tense encounter with an Iranian fishing boat in the Gulf on Tuesday and…

North Korea calls US the ‘graveyard of human rights’ over Ferguson unrest

North Korea has joined the ranks of America’s foes who have seized on riots in Missouri, saying the nation is…

Mexican president thanks California for aiding undocumented migrants

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto thanked California on Thursday for improving the lives…

Mayor of ‘poor but sexy’ Berlin announces early exit amid airport construction fiasco

Berlin’s embattled mayor Klaus Wowereit, who famously dubbed his city “poor but sexy” and presided over its rise as an…

Bra protest urges Spanish mayor to quit over his bizarre warning to men about fake rapes

Hundreds of people have hung bras around Valladolid’s city hall in a protest to demand the resignation of the Spanish…

World Health Organization calls for ban on e-cigarette sales to minors

The World Health Organization called Tuesday on governments to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, warning they pose a…

U.N. expert condemns ‘appalling’ abuse of Tanzania’s young albino population

Geneva (AFP) – A UN expert Monday condemned the abuse of young albinos in government care centres in Tanzania, a…

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