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Who is REALLY the most popular Glastonbury headliner?1h 7m Who is REALLY the most popular Glastonbury headliner?
Glastonbury 2019 is set to take place at Worthy Farm in Somerset between June 26 and June 30, with revellers already starting to make their way to the site.
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Why I’m climate striking against Fox News on Friday | Alexandria Villaseñor1h 42m Why I’m climate striking against Fox News on Friday | Alexandria Villaseñor
The news media is society’s alarm clock – it needs to wake us up This past Saturday, I was among hundreds of activists with the group Extinction Rebellion NYC who protested outside the New York Times headquarters in midtown Manhattan to demand better coverage of the climate crisis. Protesters lay down on Eighth Avenue, staging a “die-in” to block traffic. We draped a banner the length of the Times building that declared, “Climate Emergency = Mass Murder”. Sixty-seven of us got arrested. Somewhat to our surprise, our protest received a good deal of news coverage. CBS, CNN, the Guardian, and the Associated Press ran stories. The Times even published one, a
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Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot2h Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot
Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gasIt is hard to believe it needs stating, but it does. The oil industry is not your friend. Whatever it might say about its ethical credentials, while it continues to invest in fossil fuels, it accelerates climate breakdown and the death of the habitable planet. You would think this point was obvious to everyone. But over the past few weeks, I have spoken to dozens of environmentalists who appear to believe that Shell is on their side. I’ve come to the bizarre conclusion that there is more awareness of the oil industry’s agenda within the arts than there is among conservation groups.
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Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows2h Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows
UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death rates
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A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President.3h Updated A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President.
The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and President Trump’s family.
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Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use of Certain Medicines3h Updated Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use of Certain Medicines
Here’s what research suggests about a class of drugs called anticholinergics, which treat a wide range of ailments, from depression to bladder issues.
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How ‘The Twilight Zone’ First Saw Man on the Moon3h Updated How ‘The Twilight Zone’ First Saw Man on the Moon
The 1959 pilot episode, airing a decade before the first moon landing, bore what would become the series’ hallmark: narrating Cold War anxieties through a mix of science and superstition.
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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Deploys Dozens of Satellites to Orbit4h Updated SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Deploys Dozens of Satellites to Orbit
The powerful rocket is carrying an assortment of cargo, including a solar sail, an atomic clock and the ashes of 152 people.
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Super funds and investors with $34tn urge leaders to speed up climate action4h Super funds and investors with $34tn urge leaders to speed up climate action
Fund managers call on world leaders to bring in carbon pricing and phase out coal power ahead of G20 Superannuation funds and investors representing US$34tn in assets – nearly half of the total under management across the globe – have called on world leaders to bring in carbon pricing and phase out coal power to limit global heating to 1.5C. Released ahead of a
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A Missouri naturalist is bringing a type of Chesnut tree thought to be extinct back from the grave8h A Missouri naturalist is bringing a type of Chesnut tree thought to be extinct back from the grave
One naturalist is successfully resurrecting the Ozark chestnut after they were thought to have been completely decimated by a blight that swept across swaths of the US in the mid-1900s.
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9h Updated Judge Halts Treatments at Florida Stem Cell Clinic
U.S. Stem Cell must stop injecting fat extracts into patients, an unproven treatment that federal officials say blinded some patients.
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Species watch: how the bog-loving alder tree can fight against the tides11h Species watch: how the bog-loving alder tree can fight against the tides
The bog-loving tree’s capacity to hold back flood water upstream makes it increasingly important From deepest Hertfordshire along a chalk stream called the Mimram comes a plea for appreciation of the
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Botox Maker Allergan Is Sold to AbbVie in $63 Billion Deal11h Updated Botox Maker Allergan Is Sold to AbbVie in $63 Billion Deal
The transaction would give AbbVie a potent source of popular treatments as it faces the loss of patent protection for its best-selling drug, Humira.
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Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them11h Updated Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them
The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world.
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With a Poof, Mars Methane Is Gone11h Updated With a Poof, Mars Methane Is Gone
Last week, NASA’s Curiosity rover detected a belch of natural gas on the red planet. The gas has since dissipated, leaving only a mystery.
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Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They’re Starting a New Global Arms Race.11h Updated Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They’re Starting a New Global Arms Race.
The new weapons — which could travel at more than 15 times the speed of sound with terrifying accuracy — threaten to change the nature of warfare.
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Mars Released a Puff of Gas. Now the Gas Is Past.13h Updated Mars Released a Puff of Gas. Now the Gas Is Past.
Last week, NASA’s Curiosity rover detected a belch of natural gas on the red planet. The gas has since dissipated, leaving only a mystery.
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NASA Rover on Mars Detects Puff of Gas That Hints at Possibility of Life13h Updated NASA Rover on Mars Detects Puff of Gas That Hints at Possibility of Life
The Curiosity mission’s scientists picked up the signal this week, and are seeking additional readings from the red planet.
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Scientists record the most energetic photons EVER coming from the Crab Nebula14h Scientists record the most energetic photons EVER coming from the Crab Nebula
The high-energy photons from the Crab Nebula were detected using the Tibet AS-gamma experiment, a so-called air shower observation array based in Yangbajain, in western China.
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Capuchin monkeys have been cracking nuts open with stone tools for 3,000 years14h Updated Capuchin monkeys have been cracking nuts open with stone tools for 3,000 years
Archaeologists excavated a site in Brazil's Serra da Capivara National Park, where capuchin monkeys to this day use stones as tools to smash open cashew nuts.
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SpaceX catches part of a rocket nosecone with a boat-mounted net after prior attempts land in ocean15h SpaceX catches part of a rocket nosecone with a boat-mounted net after prior attempts land in ocean
The unprecedented feat will allow SpaceX to reuse the $6 million piece of equipment, rather than building it again. The other half fell into the ocean, befalling a similar fate of many of its kin.
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When is Amazon Prime Day 2019? Date and deals revealed16h When is Amazon Prime Day 2019? Date and deals revealed
Amazon has just announced the date of its annual Prime Day, the massive event that sees countless products on the site get put out with huge reductions, offers and plenty of deals
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Futuristic 3D-printed house will give holiday-makers a taste of life on the red planet16h Updated Futuristic 3D-printed house will give holiday-makers a taste of life on the red planet
Nestled in the woods of upstate New York along the Hudson River, Tera will be hired out to holiday-makers hoping to experience what sustainable life could be like on Mars.
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Huge mammoth tooth found next to a broken flowerpot in Devon16h Huge mammoth tooth found next to a broken flowerpot in Devon
The monster molar weighs 12Ilbs (5.5kg) and was found in Sidbury, Devon by the new owners of a cottage who found it next to a broken plant pot in their garden.
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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launches on 3rd Mission19h Updated SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launches on 3rd Mission
The powerful rocket is carrying an assortment of cargo to orbit, including a solar sail, an atomic clock and the ashes of 152 people.
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These are the reasons people shave their pubic hair20h These are the reasons people shave their pubic hair
Researchers from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Flanders, Belgium, surveyed more than 4,000 people and found women who were under 20 or lesbian were most likely to go hairless.
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Rhino release: Epic journey to freedom in Rwanda20h Rhino release: Epic journey to freedom in Rwanda
Five zoo-born eastern black rhinos have been transported from Europe to Africa.
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Nasa puts up deep-space atomic clock21h Nasa puts up deep-space atomic clock
The miniaturised timepiece will be used to overhaul deep-space navigation if it proves its worth.
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Who Liked Hurricane Sandy? These Tiny, Endangered Birds23h Updated Who Liked Hurricane Sandy? These Tiny, Endangered Birds
On New York’s Fire Island, the piping plover population has nearly doubled since the big storm in 2012, scientists report.
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Meet the Narluga, Hybrid Son of a Narwhal Mom and a Beluga Whale Dad23h Updated Meet the Narluga, Hybrid Son of a Narwhal Mom and a Beluga Whale Dad
Its skull sat in a museum collection for decades before new technology unlocked its genetic secrets.
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Solar powered electric forecourt set to be built in Essex23h Updated Solar powered electric forecourt set to be built in Essex
British firm Gridserve envisions the eventual replacement of petrol stations with the sites that have 24 charging spaces for electric vehicles. Future versions will be found alongside busy roads.
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‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive23h ‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive
Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur says The world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, where the rich pay to escape heat and hunger caused by the escalating climate crisis while the rest of the world suffers, a report from a UN human rights expert has said. Philip Alston, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, said the impacts of global heating are likely to undermine not only basic rights to life, water, food, and housing for hundreds of millions of people, but also democracy and the rule of law.
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Watch SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s 3rd Launch25h Watch SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s 3rd Launch
The powerful rocket will carry an assortment of cargo to orbit, including a solar sail, an atomic clock and the ashes of 152 people.
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How Peru fell in love with a sea giant worth far more alive than dead | Dan Collyns25h How Peru fell in love with a sea giant worth far more alive than dead | Dan Collyns
The giant manta ray is at risk in the Pacific ocean, but the rise of ecotourism is changing attitudes among local fishermen Fishermen heading out to sea off Peru’s northern coast keep a keen eye on the turquoise waters below them, hoping for a glimpse of the elusive giant manta ray gliding by. Nowadays the boats are taking tourists rather than nets. The fish they once caught are now in decline, and the fish the visitors want to see now are worth far more alive than dead.
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The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett25h The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett
Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heating
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The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff25h The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff
Housing, immigration, health – there’s no policy area that won’t be touched by the climate crisis. The Democratic candidates should embrace the challenge
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Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists25h Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists
Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s 3rd Launch — How to Watch25h Updated SpaceX Falcon Heavy’s 3rd Launch — How to Watch
The powerful rocket will carry an assortment of cargo to orbit, including a solar sail, an atomic clock and the ashes of 152 people.
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Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda26h Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda
Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.
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A Barnyard Mystery: Are the Chicks Male or Female?26h Updated A Barnyard Mystery: Are the Chicks Male or Female?
It’s easy to tell an adult rooster from an adult hen. But when they’re just chicks? That requires considerable expertise.
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Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande26h Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande
It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a year The Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the opposite is the case. Look at phasing out lead in gasoline. To this day, the US receives a $200bn annual economic stimulus package each year because lead levels in children plummeted when the US Environmental Protection Agency moved to protect children.
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Cuttlefish Arms Are Not So Different From Yours26h Updated Cuttlefish Arms Are Not So Different From Yours
Cephalopods, flies and even humans share genes needed to develop limbs, perhaps provided by a common ancestor.
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Watch Soap Bubbles Turn Into Tiny Snow Globes as They Freeze26h Updated Watch Soap Bubbles Turn Into Tiny Snow Globes as They Freeze
The freeze front creates an unusual liquid flow on the surface of the soap bubbles, new research suggests.
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A Boy Who Had Spinal Surgery in the Womb Stands on His Own Two Feet26h Updated A Boy Who Had Spinal Surgery in the Womb Stands on His Own Two Feet
Operating before birth can minimize nerve damage caused by severe defects in tissue around the spinal column.
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch TONIGHT with the remains of deceased NASA employees on-board27h Updated SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch TONIGHT with the remains of deceased NASA employees on-board
Celestis DNA has been operating its space burial service since 1994 and has helped put human ashes on 15 spacecraft - among which was those of Star Trek's James Doohan in 2008.
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