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Bushfire Season 'Will Be More Severe as a Result of Climate Change'
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, destruction, environment, forests, habitat, nature, trees, weather, world )

Linda
- 9 hours ago - theguardian.com
Climate change is already increasing the intensity and severity of bushfires in New South Wales and extending bushfire season by months, a report by the Climate Council has warned.
Nunavut's Polar Bear Collar, Tagging Plan Shows Big Gap Between Science, Inuit Knowledge
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, endangered, wildanimals, wildlife )

Linda
- 8 hours ago - nunatsiaqonline.ca
The talk between Nunavut's senior polar bear biologist Markus Dyck and the board showed there's still a huge gap between how Inuit and scientists want to count polar bears.
Threats to Americans, Ranked (By Actual Threat Instead of Media Hype)
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, ethics, health, humans, media, protection, diet, disease, risks )

Kathy
- 8 hours ago - vox.com
Americans are inundated with media coverage and politicians warning them of dire threats: Ebola, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the war on Christmas. The truth, though, is that the most-hyped threats are often not actually that threatening
6,000-Year-Old Temple With Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 hours ago - livescience.com
A 6,000-year-old temple holding humanlike figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine.
WATCH: Cops Chase Runaway Carriage Horse Through Hell's Kitchen
Offbeat  (tags: NY, runaway, horse )

Stephen
- 8 hours ago - nbcnewyork.com
A runaway carriage horse is back at work after leading police on a chase through Hell's Kitchen over the weekend.
Goliath Birdeater: Images of a Colossal Spider
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, wildlife, unusual )

Marty
- 8 hours ago - livescience.com
Imagine a spider as big as a child's forearm that weighs as much as a puppy. That's how huge the South American Goliath birdeater -- arguably the world's largest spider -- can be
Where Mud Is Archaeological Gold, Russian History Grew on Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 hours ago - nytimes.com
VELIKY NOVGOROD, Russia -- The note, from father to son, was the sort of routine shopping list that today would be dashed off on a smartphone. In 14th century Russia, it was etched into the bark of a birch tree and curled into a scroll
Sugary Soft Drinks May Be Linked to Accelerated DNA Ageing - Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, research, DNA, Soft Drinks, investigation, health, diet )

Roger
- 8 hours ago - theguardian.com
Research finds that people who reported drinking 350ml of fizzy drink per day had DNA changes typical of cells 4.6 years older Consumption of sugary soda drinks such as cola and lemonade may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing, say researchers who have
Researchers Discover Prehistoric Human Habitation Sites in the Nefud Desert
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 hours ago - popular-archaeology.com
Looking down from space in earth orbit, the Nefud Desert appears as an arid oval depression across the northern reaches of the Arabian Peninsula. On the ground, it is known for its sudden violent winds, large crescent-shaped dunes, and brick-red colored
 
 
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