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15-year-old calls out world leaders for not being 'mature enough' to tackle climate change

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:04:21 -0500

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a searing message for world leaders who have failed to act on climate change: "You are not mature enough to tell it like it is."....
One in four U.S. parents unprepared for holiday hangover

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:54:26 -0500

The nationally representative survey, which included responses from 1,170 parents with at least one child up to age nine, also found that three in 10 parents said they knew of an adult who may have ca....
Flying Cars Will Be a $3 Trillion Business—and They’re Coming Sooner Than You Think

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:51:37 -0500

But don't expect air taxis anytime soon—the first wave of vehicles may deliver your next watch or bike.....
U.S. ethanol producers seek pricing reform as markets plunge, ADM sells

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:49:57 -0500

NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. ethanol producers stung by collapsing prices are seeking changes to the way benchmark values for the biofuel are established, arguing the current system used by excha....
The U.S. Just Finalized The Sale of a $405 Million Offshore Wind Farm

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:33:00 -0500

A small region in New England could generate enough energy to power 1.5 million homes.....
Exclusive: Venezuela creditors demand payment on $1.5 billion defaulted bond - lawyer

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:02:50 -0500

President Nicolas Maduro's government and state-owned companies owe nearly $8 billion in unpaid interest and principal following this year's default on bonds amid a hyperinflationary collapse of the ....
Oil drops as oversupply, economic growth worries weigh

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:00:13 -0500

Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday on signs of oversupply in the United States and as investor sentiment remained under pressure from concern over global economic growth and fuel demand. Brent....
A Nuclear Tunneling Worm Might Help Us Find Out What's Beneath Europa's Ice

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:51:00 -0500

NASA reveals a concept model for a new kind of icy challenge.....
Could Life on Mars Be Lurking Deep Underground?

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:45:00 -0500

Typically, Mars missions searching for signs of life target the planet's surface, at sites where there are signs of ancient water (a reliable indicator of where life is found on Earth). In recent dec....
Archaeologists Sift Through Soup of Human Remains in Waterlogged Mass Grave in Egypt

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:43:00 -0500

A desert tomb became a watery grave for some 50 to 60 ancient Egyptians at the ancient Nile quarry site of Gebel el-Silsila, in Upper Egypt. Archaeologists announced the discovery of the mass grave D....
Long-Hidden 'Pyramid' Found in Indonesia Was Likely an Ancient Temple

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:43:00 -0500

Located atop Mount Padang in West Java, the structure is topped by an archaeological site that holds rows of ancient stone pillars. WASHINGTON — An enormous pyramid-like structure in Indonesia that m....
An Underwater 'Ghost Fleet' of Shipwrecks Is On the Move, and Here's Why

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:42:00 -0500

Nearly 200 military shipwrecks — dating as far back as the Revolutionary War and including ships from the Civil War and both World War I and World War II — were deliberately sunk over centuries, in an....
Top U.S. fund managers prepare for bear market in small company stocks

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:29:46 -0500

Small-cap fund managers from firms including Needham Funds, Wells Fargo, and Hodges Capital Management are trimming their winners, shedding stocks they think will not be able to weather an economic do....
The Hunt for the Titanic Was Actually a Hunt for Lost U.S. Nuclear Submarines

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:22:00 -0500

Nothing like a mini-coverup to fuel more conspiracies.....
Read This Before You Even Think About Buying an Air Purifier

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:18:00 -0500

Not all purifiers live up to the marketing hype.....
Egypt discovers 4,400-year-old priest tomb in 'exceptional' condition

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:15:03 -0500

An Egyptian archeological mission in the south of Cairo unveiled a 4,400-year-old tomb maintained in an “exceptionally well-preserved condition,” according to a statement by the country's Ministry of ....
Why the Super Guppy Is Such a Badass Plane

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:15:00 -0500

It looks ridiculous, but it's an aerospace legend.....
NYC Uber Rides Are Getting More Expensive

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:13:12 -0500

Uber says a freeze on new licenses has already been putting upward pressure on prices, as will a minimum wage rule for ride-hailing drivers slated to take effect later in the month. Both Uber and Lyf....
First private Israeli lunar mission will launch in February

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:47:43 -0500

YEHUD, Israel (AP) — An Israeli nonprofit on Monday said it has pushed back the launch of what it hopes will be the first private spacecraft to land on the moon until February.....
Linklaters and Addleshaws plug into £1.6bn Battersea Power Station deal

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:36:45 -0500

Magic circle firm leads for Malaysian investors on acquisition of site housing iconic power station....
J&J shares extend losses; company defends Baby Powder as safe

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:32:44 -0500

J&J shares had closed down 10 percent on Friday, wiping out about $40 billion from the company's market capitalization. On Monday, J&J took out a full-page ad in the New York Times titled "Science. ....
Goldman Called 2019 ‘The Year of NASH,’ Others Say Not So Fast

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:15:46 -0500

While firms like Goldman Sachs have hailed 2019 as “the year of NASH” with late-stage data expected from Gilead Sciences Inc. and Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc., other analysts say the first study res....
East Coast storm to strike during peak of Christmas travel; Northwest to stay stormy

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:49:25 -0500

Storms with the greatest potential to disrupt travel will focus on the East and the Northwest in the days leading up to Christmas.....
The Lincoln Continental Is Bringing Back Suicide Doors

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:45:00 -0500

The "coach door" is back, for a limited-edition run of 80 Continentals.....
Bombs Away: How Air Force B-2 Bombers Are Getting Ready for a Nuclear War

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:33:00 -0500

As in some important tests. ....
Programming Armageddon: How a Doomsday Simulator Murdered Me Repeatedly and Sucked Me Into Its Code

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:32:00 -0500

Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead is stunning, sprawling, cruel, addictive, and free.....
Heart attacks most likely happen at this time on Christmas Eve, study says

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:21:49 -0500

Risk of having a heart attack spikes nearly 40 percent on Christmas Eve.....
Watch This Tesla Model 3 Set an EV Lap Record at Laguna Seca

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:14:00 -0500

This modified Model 3 Performance carves through the legendary Californian track quickly and quietly.....
Instagram Was Bigger Russian Election Tool Than Facebook, Senate Report Says

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:06:40 -0500

The Russian Internet Research Agency, the troll farm that has sought to divide Americans with misinformation and meme content around the 2016 election, received more engagement on Instagram than it di....
What homeowners need to know about fire insurance

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:58:22 -0500

As devastating wildfires appear to worsen each year, many residents who might face potential impacts might choose to take additional steps to protect their homes.....
Delivery Robot Spontaneously Bursts Into Flames

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:46:00 -0500

Maybe it's a metaphor.....
Breastfeeding linked with a lower waist circumference years after giving birth

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:42:24 -0500

New US research has found that women who breastfeed for more than six months are more likely to have a smaller waist circumference years later, which could help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disea....
Google to Invest More Than $1 Billion to Expand NYC Campus

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:35:32 -0500

The Alphabet Inc. division said it had reached lease agreements at 315 and 345 Hudson St. and signed a letter of intent at 550 Washington St. to make up the new 1.7 million-square-foot (158,000-square....
5 things you should know during a Red Flag Warning

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:19:53 -0500

Many people live in a high fire area, so knowing what to do and what not to do when conditions are ideal for a wildfire could be live-saving.....
Standoff over Trump border wall puts U.S. Congress in budget 'pickle'

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:06:28 -0500

Trump has demanded $5 billion as a down payment on construction of a huge wall that he argues is the only way to keep illegal immigrants and drugs from crossing into the United States, again pushing t....
Your High-Tech Car Is a Magnet for Hacking

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:00:26 -0500

From such trips—like a man in Australia who went on more than 30 free drives on the GoGet car-sharing platform before being arrested—to vehicle theft and taking wireless control of cars, reported atta....
Israeli spacecraft gets final element before 2019 moon launch

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:51:11 -0500

It will be the first mission of its kind since 2013 and, if it is successful, Israel will be the fourth country to carry out a controlled "soft" landing of an unmanned vessel on the moon. "The spacec....
Daily Digit: America’s obesity problem is getting worse

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:32:19 -0500

According to a new study, obesity rates have risen in 34 states. From 2008 to 2009, 26 percent of Americans were obese. That number has risen to nearly 30 percent.....
Israeli spacecraft gets special passenger before moon journey

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:20:27 -0500

Israeli scientists making final preparations to launch the country's first spacecraft to the moon added a special passenger on Monday that will accompany the journey. One of the founders of the nonpr....
Facebook boss Nicola Mendelsohn reveals her cancer is in remission

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:12:02 -0500

Facebook's Europe head Lady Nicola Mendelsohn has confirmed her blood cancer has entered remission, ten months after going public with her diagnosis. Lady Mendelsohn, 47, who has a form of follic....
Antioquia Gold Announces Advances in the Construction, Assembly and Development of the Cisneros Project

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 -0500

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - December 17, 2018) -  Antioquia Gold Inc. (TSXV: AGD) (OTC Pink: AGDXF) ("Antioquia Gold" or the "Corporation") is pleased to provide an update ....
Dutch to ban raw ivory sales from 2019

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:23:45 -0500

The Netherlands said Monday it will ban all raw ivory sales from next year, as it unveiled the results of a major operation to combat trafficking in endangered animals and plants. Currently Dutch law....
Explainer: Is Yemen finally on the road to peace?

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:40:15 -0500

At the same time, the United Nations must prepare for critical discussions on a wider truce and a framework for political negotiations to end the conflict. The nearly four-year-old war, which has kil....
Alexa in space? Why free-floating AI friends are in our interplanetary future

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:30:00 -0500

This post is part of Science of Sci-Fi, Mashable's ongoing series dissecting the science (or lack of science) in our favorite sci-fi movies, TV shows, and books. Not many American nerds these da....
Italy judge says evidence shows Eni, Shell knew of Nigerian graft

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:14:22 -0500

An Italian judge found on Monday that oil groups Eni and Royal Dutch Shell were fully aware that their 2011 purchase of a Nigerian oilfield would result in corrupt payments to Nigerian politicians a....
Forget Drones. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Needs Lots of Delivery Guys

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:00:31 -0500

High-tailing it through town in gas-slurping vans to leave packages on doorsteps just like the milk man, postal worker, UPS guy and pizza dude before them. Bezos this summer issued a call-to-arms to ....
India's Byju's Is Said Valued at $3.6 Billion After New Funding

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 04:43:57 -0500

The company raised $540 million, which will be used to fuel an expansion into English-speaking countries, Bangalore-based Byju’s said in a statement on Monday. The new valuation puts it among the top....
Early week storm may be strongest yet this season in northwestern US

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 04:42:52 -0500

The next storm aiming for the northwestern United States will pack a big punch in Washington and Oregon through Tuesday.....
Just Eat Told to Speed Up, Ditch Assets by U.S. Hedge Fund

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:35:37 -0500

Cat Rock Capital Management LP recommended Just Eat’s board considers selling its minority stake in Brazilian startup iFood, arguing it could generate up to 650 million pounds ($755 million) that coul....
China hopes U.S. can learn not to 'blurt things out' after Zambia denial

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:13:55 -0500

China hopes the United States can learn a lesson and "not blurt things out", the foreign ministry said on Monday, after Zambia denied claims by a White House official that China is about to take over ....