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​Should you listen to the Old Farmer's Almanac?

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 6:45pm
Modern meteorologists take on the folksy wisdom of the 2016 almanac and its "wacky" weather predictions
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Obama sets rule to cut methane from oil, gas industry

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 6:31pm
The move to reduce methane emissions by nearly half in the coming decade is part of the president's climate change plan
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Earliest human hand bone unearthed in Africa

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 4:16pm
Discovery shows many features we take for granted emerged nearly 2 million years ago, much earlier than thought
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Google to introduce cheap smartphone to 6 African countries

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 2:43pm
Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, and Morocco will soon have available the $87 "Hot 2" phone
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China says it has arrested 15,000 for cybercrimes

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 2:24pm
More than 7,400 cases of hacking, online fraud and illegal sale of personal information led to the arrests, Chinese police say
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Social media star The Fat Jew accused of plagiarism

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 2:03pm
The rise of social media stars like comedian The Fat Jew has coincided with more accusations of plagiarism
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Tesla may begin offering driverless rides

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 2:01pm
Tesla may cut into Uber's market by offering driverless rides
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Facebook pushing users to blog

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 2:01pm
Facebook has revamped its "Notes" feature to encourage blogging
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Space elevator could lift people 12 miles up

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 1:06pm
A Canadian company has gotten a patent for the system, which some see as a cheaper alternative to rocket launches
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E-ZPass customers face sophisticated online scam

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:33am
Phony emails claim to be from the company, demanding money to settle an unpaid bill
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Parrot pilfers pencil from man's hand

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:04am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Why parched California land is collapsing at rapid rate

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:03am
California's water emergency is creating a new crisis in one of the world's most important farm regions, the San Joaquin Valley
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California's Central Valley is sinking -- here's why

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:04am
​State's drought emergency is behind new crisis in one of world's most important farming regions, the San Joaquin Valley
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Global warming erases centuries of ocean cooling

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 7:34pm
New study finds that as manmade greenhouse gas emissions grew in the 19th century, a global cooling trend came to an end
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​Grime on city streets becomes pollution in the air

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 7:32pm
"It may be quite a significant, and unaccounted for, contributor" to urban smog, researchers say
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Parrot pilfers pencil from man's hand

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 6:53pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Scientists find evidence of prehistoric massacre in Europe

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 6:38pm
Archeologists say they discovered a 7,000-year-old mass grave in Germany with skeletal remains from the continent's first farmers
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NASA's Kelly urges full funding for new ships to ISS

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 5:43pm
Astronaut Scott Kelly, spending a year in space, hopes NASA will get "support we need" to develop commercial U.S. crew ships
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Is Apple getting ready to test driverless cars?

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 3:53pm
Rumors the tech giant is working on self-driving cars are supported by inquiries into a 5,000-acre Calif. testing facility
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Do violent video games lead to criminal behavior?

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 3:32pm
New study reviews 150 research papers to assess the effect of these video games on aggression and criminal activity
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