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Watch NASA's Predictions About Climate Change for the Next 87 Years

There are a lot of fascinating changes. NASA describes the climate model: Read More >>

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How Much Global Warming Will Happen Before You Kick the Bucket?

On Friday the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change put its collective foot down about global warming. Its happening and its our fault. But as with any issue that affects all of humanity, the most important question is what's gonna happen to you? Will you have to give up air conditioning? Read More >>

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Landmark UN Report Blames Humans For Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has this morning a landmark report which places the blame for climate change squarely at the feet of humankind. Read More >>

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This Mulit-Million Degree Gas Cloud Spans Half a Million Light Years

This glowing purple cloud may look stunning, but you wouldn't want to get too close—because it's actually a multi-million degree celsius gas cluster. Read More >>

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Tiny Diamond Thermometer Can Take the Temperature of a Single Cell

Turns out diamonds have powers beyond bringing bling happy jewellery enthusiasts and hopeful lovers to their knees. Harvard researchers have figured out how to make the shiny little pebbles into the world's tiniest thermometers. How tiny? Small enough to take the temperature of an individual cell. Read More >>

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The Centre of the Earth Is 1,000°C Hotter Than We Thought

A new series of measurements have revealed that the Earth's core is actually 1,000°C hotter than we previously thought — meaning the centre of our planet is actually as hot as the surface of the Sun. Read More >>

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Weirdly, Venus Is Both Hotter and Colder Than Earth

Earth's hotter, meaner twin is blowing hot and cold. This picture from Venus Express, the European Space Agency's planetary orbiter, shows Venus' south pole in transition between day and night. Read More >>

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Climate Controlled Seats Could Make Flying Economy Considerably Less Crappy

In an effort to make flying in the cheap seats a bit more comfortable, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics have completely redesigned airplane seats giving passengers control over their individual climates. So one day fiddling with a vent might not be the only futile way to get comfy. Read More >>

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Future Fords Adapt and React to Driver Anxiety

Cars are cutting you up on the motorway. Your pulse quickens. You need to concentrate. What you really need is absolute silence — no phone calls, no music. In this kind of situation, a new stress-sensing system developed by Ford would shut down the distractions the moment driving becomes tense. Read More >>

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Watch Earth's Heart Beat In This Mesmerising Animation

There's something about this animation that has me totally mesmerised. Like a lava lamp, but better. It's as if Earth has an invisible heart beat showing through the surface temperature of our oceans. Beautiful. Read More >>

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Behold the Most Ridiculous Way To Stay Cool at Work

We're usually the ones to endorse any kind of device that promises to keep you cool during the hot summer months. But maybe heat stroke is the lesser of two evils compared to strapping this cooling contraption to your ankle. Read More >>

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Dinosaur Flatulence Caused Jurassic Climate Change

A lot of dinosaurs were big eating machines. Now, scientists have calculated how much gas they would have expelled as a result of their digestion—and the quantities they produced probably meant that they warmed their own climate through letting rip. Read More >>

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Temperature Regulating Chairs Bring Peace To Office Thermostat Wars

Finding the perfect ambient temperature for a crowded office is harder than tracking down the Higgs Boson. So instead of searching for the elusive thermostat setting that pleases everyone, a company called Temptronics puts that control in the hands, or bums, of every employee with a temperature controlled chair. Read More >>

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Is Your New iPad Overheating?

If you got a new iPad last week, you may not have set foot outside your home all weekend. You may also, as some users are reporting, have experienced an overheating issue following that extensive use. Read More >>

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Heat Seeking Robot Absorbs and Shares The Warmth In Your Home

It's useless for keeping your floors clean, but those of us living in colder climates will certainly appreciate this concept Hagent robot that seeks out the warmest places in your home, absorbing the heat to share with you later. Read More >>

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