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The Cruel Irony Of Air Conditioning [Science Video]

https://www.geeksaresexy.net/2019/07/17/the-cruel-irony-of-air-conditioning-science-video/ The technology we use to keep cool is heating the world in a vicious feedback cycle, so we need to improve it and use it less. [MinuteEarth] The post The Cruel Irony Of Air Conditioning [Science Video] appeared first … Continue reading

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Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto’s Conduct ‘Reprehensible’

https://earther.gizmodo.com/judge-slashes-payout-in-roundup-lawsuit-but-calls-mons-1836397910 Roundup on sale in San Francisco, 2019.Photo: Haven Daley ( (AP) A federal judge in one of the lawsuits between pharmaceutical giant AG Bayer, which bought agrochemical giant Monsanto in 2018, and plaintiffs who claim its Roundup herbicide caused their … Continue reading

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SpaceX nears completion of Dragon investigation, has a “good path forward”

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1536441 Enlarge / A 2018 view of the clean room where the spacecraft for the first crewed Dragon mission was nearing completion. It will now be used for an In-Flight Abort test instead. Eric Berger 137 with 68 posters participating … Continue reading

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Scotland generated enough wind energy to power its homes twice

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/15/scotland-wind-power-twice-as-needed/ It’s no secret Scotland has a lot of wind farms, but it’s now clear just how much electricity those turbines can produce. Data from WeatherEnergy shows that Scottish wind turbines generated just over 9.8MWh of electricity between January and … Continue reading

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There’s a slight problem with Russia’s proposed Federation spacecraft

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1536023 Enlarge / A mock-up of the next-generation manned spacecraft Federation (Federatsia, Federatsiya) at the offices of Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation in 2017. Anton NovoderezhkinTASS via Getty Images 95 with 56 posters participating It has been more than half … Continue reading

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How Much Caffeine is Too Much Caffeine: The Charts

https://www.geeksaresexy.net/2019/07/11/how-much-caffeine-is-too-much-caffeine-the-charts/ According to The Mayo Clinic, a healthy adult can safely ingest approximately 400 milligrams of caffeine per day. If you go above that, you general health could be affected, including the quality of your sleep and other unpleasantness. With … Continue reading

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Why Siberia Drives on the Wrong Side of the Road

https://jalopnik.com/why-right-hand-drive-cars-invaded-siberia-1833346633 It’s the early 1990s. A Toyota Sprinter is wedged half-way onto a cargo ship. Its rear axle floats in the air, hovering above the Sea of Japan. A few dozen more second-hand cars from Japan are stuffed onto the … Continue reading

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