According to new research from the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Vermont, the nation’s capital could sink as much as 6 inches over the next century, increasing risk of flooding, and leading researchers to admonish Congress’ inaction on solving the issue of climate change. What do you think?
LONDON (Reuters) - Commodities and China investors waved a relieved goodbye to July on Friday following a brutal sell-off that has revived fears about the global economy and overshadowed more encouraging news from the U.S. and Europe.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Warplanes believed to be part of a U.S.-led alliance struck Nusra Front positions in northern Syria on Friday following an attack by the al Qaeda-linked group on Western-backed rebels in the area, a group tracking the war said.
DUMA, West Bank (Reuters) - Suspected Jewish extremists set fire to a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on Friday, killing an 18-month-old baby and seriously injuring several other family members, an act that Israel's prime minister described as terrorism.
Accident investigators appeared tantalizingly close to determining whether a piece of plane debris belongs to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but still faced a long and complex process in trying to solve one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries.
Planned peace talks were canceled between the Afghan government and the Taliban, which on Thursday confirmed the death of its founder and named a successor, marking a historic transition of power for the Islamist movement.
The Top Gear hosts designed and built their own limos, then drove celebrities to an awards show---or at least tried to. The post Top Gear’s Ex-Hosts Don’t Need DIY Limos Anymore appeared first on WIRED.
Google Glass is back, but this time around it will be offered exclusively to workplaces such as hospitals and factories. The post The New Google Glass Is Just for the Workplace appeared first on WIRED.
A new study has concluded California accumulated a debt of about 20 inches of precipitation between 2012 and 2015 -- the average amount expected to fall in the state in a single year. The deficit was driven primarily by a lack of air currents moving inland from the Pacific Ocean that are rich in water vapor.
The importance of a diet rich in fish oils -- now a billion dollar food-supplement industry -- has been debated for over half a century. A new study questions the relevance of fish oil-derived substances and their purported anti-inflammatory effects in humans.
Chinese manufacturer Hisense is making a play at the American TV market by buying out Sharp America, taking over the Japanese company's Mexican factory and gaining rights to the Sharp brand in North and South America.