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Enormous Underground City Uncovered in Turkey

An enormous underground city has been discovered in Turkey that was created by persecuted Jews and Christians in Imperial Rome. At 74 acres, the ancient city is believed to have been inhabited as early as the 1st century, and acted as a home and synagogue for 70,000 people. It all started when workers found what […]

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In a Groundbreaking Party Piece, Engineers Turn Water into Carbon-Neutral Jet Fuel Using Solar Radiation

A carbon-neutral synthesis of kerosene, or jet fuel, has been produced by scientists, made by combining sunlight with water. 5% of human emissions are generated through kerosene use in aviation, which currently has no alternative for long haul jetting. It consists of 169 sun-tracking reflective panels that redirect and concentrate solar radiation into a solar […]

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Your Wednesday Briefing: Extreme Heat Grips China

Good morning. We’re covering a dangerous heat wave in China, the sentencing of a longtime activist in Hong Kong and President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming visit to Iran. Extreme heat grips China Parts of China’s east and south withered under extreme…

July 12, 2022 Yosemite Fire Sparks Fears of a Climate Tipping Point as Blazes Threaten Ancient Sequoias – InsideClimate News

A large plume from the Washburn Fire rises over Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park, California, July 11, 2022. Credit: Nic Coury/AFP via Getty Images A massive wildfire in California’s Yosemite National Park expanded to more than 2,300 acres over…

The Mad Rush Of The Green Lemmings

Australia’s new Australia Labor Party/Green/Teal government has a Zero Emissions plan, putting them on track to be the world leader of the Green Lemmings. John Kerry of the USA was a strong contender to win the Green Lemming race. But…

Scientists Race to Create Wheat That Can Withstand Global Warming – Mother Jones – Mother Jones

A scientist with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) handles grains in Texcoco, Sonora, Mexico.Marco Ugarte/AP This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A dozen or so farm workers…

They Found World’s Largest Intact Mosaic at Site of Turkish Hotel – Where it’s Now a Stunning Feature

It’s typical for luxury hotels to boast about their amenities—a pool, the gym, a terrace with 360° views, but it’s a rare thing indeed to boast about the 9,000-square-foot Alexandrian mosaic from 2,300 years ago. Appropriately, the Museum Hotel Antakya worked closely with archeologists to build a luxury hotel around the world’s largest intact mosaic […]

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Climate disasters collide with Ukraine war to deepen hunger crisis – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load With temperatures spiking to 110 degrees once more, Jeetram Yadav sat in the shade on his farm outside New Delhi and cupped a handful of this season’s disappointing wheat between his calloused palms. The grains…

British Woman Who Fled War in ‘74 Closes Her Hotel to Tourists–Giving Ukrainian Refugees a Home Instead

A woman whose family fled to Britain to escape a war has closed her seaside hotel to tourists—so she can give Ukrainian refugees a place to stay. Nitsa Michael is no longer taking guests at the Seaward Hotel—even during her busiest season in Weston-super-Mare, England. Instead, she has rolled out the welcome mat to 22 […]

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