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Climate change occurs when changes in Earth’s climate system result in new weather patterns that last for at least a few decades, and maybe for millions of years. The climate system is comprised of five interacting parts, the atmosphere (air), hydrosphere (water), cryosphere (ice and permafrost), biosphere (living things), and lithosphere (earth’s crust and upper mantle).

The 10 Coolest Neighborhoods in Bangkok

The 10 Coolest Neighborhoods in Bangkok. A number of different factors come into play when deciding on the best neighborhoods in Bangkok. Whether it is nightlife, history, or delicious eats visitors...

Cocoa’s child laborers

Mars, Nestlé and Hershey pledged nearly two decades ago to stop using cocoa harvested by children. Yet much of the chocolate you buy still starts with child labor. Behind much of the...

This 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Was Found in Siberian Permafrost

The severed head of a wolf that lived in Siberia roughly 40,000 years ago has been recovered in an astonishingly intact state, according to the Siberian Times. Because the head was buried...

A beginner’s guide to building your own PC

Building your own PC from scratch gives you the freedom to choose the exact specifications you want, and it often saves money as well. However, the idea can be daunting. You...

Flooding and Food Safety: A Two-Part Plan for Extreme Weather Season

The spring of 2019 saw record rain fall across North America, causing historic, severe flooding in the Great Plains, parts of the Midwest, and the Southern United States. That above-normal precipitation...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Announces The Water Dancer Book Tour

After attempting to deliver us all from evil with the beautifully written Between the World and Me, and his essay collection, We Were Eight Years in Power, award-winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates—who arguably may be the...

Niko architect weaves organic, futuristic house into artificial landscape in moscow

house in the landscape by russian firm niko architect is an organic, futuristic residence integrated into an artificial landscape on a village outside moscow. taking into account the limitations of visual contact with the external surroundings,...

How to build a solar microscope

How to build a solar microscope. Today, we take for granted the instruments that let us look at tiny things in great detail. But back in the 18th century, the microscope...

Climate Change: How Do We Know?

The Earth's climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice...

Trump Admin Escalates Multi-Pronged Attack on Climate Science

The New York Times is reporting the Trump administration is ramping up its assault on climate science through a coordinated multi-agency effort. The National Climate Assessment will reportedly remove any worst-case...

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