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August 9, 2017 7:42 AM Science report: Who gets hotter, wetter with climate change

A draft federal science report on the effects of global warming breaks down how climate change has already hit different regions of the United States. It also projects expected changes by region. —The annual average temperature is already 1.18 degrees warmer the last 30 years than it was from 1901 to 1960, with daytime highs 1 degree warmer and nighttime 74

August 4, 2017 9:00 AM Why flight attendants hate serving you a Diet Coke

One of the worst places for impatience to set in is on an airplane. When your dry mouth hits at a high altitude, it’s like a perfect storm for grumpy behavior. Some advice: don’t order a Diet Coke if you’re ever in this situation. According to a flight attendant on flight blog These Gold Wings, Diet Coke takes the longest to pour. The flight attendant 148

August 2, 2017 2:52 PM Tesla Model 3: Mission accomplished, or is this just the beginning?

I was lucky enough to take a quick spin in the Model 3 ahead of its release, and here's the tl;dr: edition: I really dug it. You can read the extended version here. At this point there are two things I'm eager to see watch out, the first being reliability. There were a number of issues with the Model X after its launch, but with its simplified design 57

July 24, 2017 1:28 AM Here's What Happened When Michael Phelps Raced a Great White Shark

Retired competitive swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 28 medals, took on a great white shark in a Discovery Channel special on Sunday night. Phelps vs Shark: Great Gold vs Great White, which helped kick off Discovery Channel's Shark Week programming, found Phelps and a group of scientists working to record 84

July 21, 2017 6:11 PM Yes, Trump can legally pardon himself or his family. No, he shouldn’t

President Trump is reportedly looking into using his pardon power in response to an expanding special counsel investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 election. If he really did pardon his aides, his family or himself to head off Robert Mueller’s inquiry, the move probably would be constitutional but ultimately self-defeating for the president 61

July 20, 2017 1:00 PM Liftoff? Icy jets of Saturn moon Enceladus fly in NASA photo

A photo of Saturn's moon Enceladus looks poised for liftoff as jets fly from its southern hemisphere. While Enceladus can't fly — at least outside of its ordinary orbit around the ringed planet — its remarkable icy jets intrigue scientists because they hint at a subsurface ocean that could support life. The photo, taken by the Cassini spacecraft, spotlights 106

July 18, 2017 3:33 AM The Latest: California Legislature passes cap-and-trade deal

California lawmakers have voted to extend the state’s landmark law to combat climate change after hours of fraught debate and days of direct appeals from Gov. Jerry Brown. With Brown’s signature, California’s cap-and-trade program will survive through 2030. The program caps carbon emissions and requires polluters to obtain permits for each ton of carbon 75

July 16, 2017 1:00 PM Trump’s Approval Stands at 50 Percent in the Counties That Fueled His Win

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's job approval rating in the American counties that fueled his 2016 victory stands at 50 percent, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of these "Trump counties." Fifty percent of adults in these counties — consisting of Republicans, Democrats and independents — approve of the president's job performance 48

July 15, 2017 11:59 PM Trump may reverse decision on climate accord, France's Macron says: JDD

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said he was hopeful that U.S. President Donald Trump would reverse his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, according to weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD) on Sunday. "(Trump) told me that he would try to find a solution in the coming months," Macron told the paper 48

July 14, 2017 1:23 PM The Energy 202: Trump gets one thing right when it comes to energy and Russia

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meeting in Germany. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) While getting many of the finer points wrong, President Trump delivered a larger message Wednesday night about U.S. oil and gas production while defending himself from charges of collusion with Russia during his campaign that is — somewhat uncharacteristically 211