Global warming takes on a whole new nasty turn – Gulf Times
Things are not looking up, sadly, on the global warming front, especially over the past fortnight. Concerns have aggravated further since East Antarctica, the coldest location on the planet, experienced an unprecedented episode of warm weather and an ice shelf…
Antarctic temps 70 degrees hotter than normal; ‘This is a Pacific Northwest 2021 heat wave kind of event’ – OregonLive
Temperatures 70 degrees above normal in eastern Antarctica have baffled scientists, who say that the “unprecedented heat wave” has already changed the way experts think about the Antarctic climate system. “‘It is impossible,’ we would have said until two days…
Snakesâ forked tongues let them smell in stereo
An evolutionary biologist explains how snakes use their tongues to collect and transport molecules to vomeronasal organs in their mouths, not to taste them, but to smell them.
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See a faint star cluster near bright Sirius
Sirius is easy to find. It’s the sky’s brightest star. If you have binoculars and a dark location, look near it for the star cluster M41.
The ongoing rehabilitation of Michael Vick
The NFL recently announced that Michael Vick will be one of the captains in the 2020 Pro Bowl in January. During his 13-year career, the quarterback spent six seasons with the Atlanta Falcons and five with the Philadelphia Eagles before…
See Messier 8, the Lagoon Nebula
The Lagoon – aka M8 – is the largest and brightest nebula, or cloud in space, in the vicinity of the Teapot asterism in the constellation Sagittarius.
Airglow over Halcottsville, New York
The Milky Way rising over a silo.
Better labor practices could improve archaeological output
Archaeological excavation has, historically, operated in a very hierarchical structure, according to archaeologist. The history of the enterprise is deeply entangled with Western colonial and imperial pursuits, she says. Excavations have been, and often still are, led by foreigners from the West, while dependent on the labor of scores of people from the local community to perform the manual labor of the dig.
Pininfarina Battista Says Driving London With 1,900 HP Is No Problem
The Pininfarina electric hypercar call called the Battista, in honor of its founder, is about to show how you can own a 1,900 hp vehicle in London, drive every day, legally, in ultra low emission zones