LA Times | A new study in the journal Nature has found that 80% of the U.S. population lives in counties experiencing more pleasant weather than they did 40 years ago.
BBC News | More than two billion people live in parts of the world where the Zika virus can spread, detailed maps published in the journal eLife show.
Michael Snyder | Near the end of last week, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake was quickly followed by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake just 28 hours later.
London Guardian | A new study shows that dolphins chatter while cooperating on a task. The line between human and animal language may not be as clear as we like to think.
Zero Hedge | The ongoing radioactive leak problems at the Hanford Site, a nuclear storage tank in Washington State, are nothing new.
Nextgov.com | A new online portal would let scientists access vast amounts of genomic data from patients involved in heart, lung, blood and sleep research studies.
Michael Snyder | Why has the United States been hit by historic flood after historic flood in recent months?
Truth Revolt | The alarmists are winning the argument. Hopefully, videos like this will turn that around.
The Week | A lot of published research is false. But that’s not even the worst part.
Anna Scanlon | Legionnaires’ disease hits citizens.
RT | Initially reported as 7.4 by USGS, the earthquake was centered at a shallow depth of 10 km (6 miles) some 107 miles (173 km) west northwest of the capital Quito.
Daily Caller | California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer went after a Catholic priest in a Wednesday hearing for supposedly questioning the pope’s statements on the dangers of man-made global warming.
Michael Snyder | Why is the crust of the Earth shaking so violently all of a sudden?
Christina Sarich | Despite the chemicals being banned for decades.
CNS News | “The approximately 1.4 million cases of chlamydia represent the highest number of annual cases of any condition ever reported to CDC,” a fact sheet for the report stated.
Mike Barrett | Protecting the bees is becoming a priority.
London Telegraph | Concern is mounting in Japan over the planned release of radioactive tritium from Fukushima’s damaged nuclear power plant into the ocean.
New American | A powerful new documentary takes a fresh look at the global “green” agenda.
AP | Technology allowing a pre-programmed robot to shoot to kill, or a tank to fire at a target with no human involvement, is only years away, experts say.
Providence Journal | Most of us recognize the value of science in dealing with complex problems that pose significant risks to public health and well-being.
Christina Sarich | Causing a meltdown of the natural world.
RT | It turns out that FBI director James Comey covers his laptop camera with tape, just like any NSA-fearing citizen should.
Julie Fidler | But the EPA won’t study the pesticide-bee link until 2018.
American Mirror | A “Southern Momma” let her children — and the world — know exactly what she thinks about the corrupting influence social media can have on kids.
London Independent | The idea appears to have come from a report suggesting the mysterious planet was involved in wiping out life on Earth in the past — but there’s no reason to think that any apocalypse is at all imminent.
London Guardian | Move over, Google Glass: in Samsung’s sci-fi vision of the future, an internet-connected contact lens could overlay search results and discreetly take photos.
London Independent | Study finds switching off protein molecules – known as GSK-3 – could prolonge life.
CNS News | Only Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Michigan, and Utah are outside the potential range of both of these mosquitoes.
UK Mirror | The boar population, which has grown dramatically in the four years since the disaster, has been devastating the crops of farms in the area.
Paul Joseph Watson | Exclusive: Festival chairman says documentary “censored” by “powerful forces”.
RT | NASA’s asteroid hunting spacecraft, NEOWISE, has made 72 new discoveries of near-Earth objects since it re-started its mission in December 2013.
Julie Fidler | Campbell acted within days of released report on BPA.
Information Liberation | The TSA reportedly spent 1.4 million dollars on a project to create an app which randomly signals the direction left or right.
Associated Press | The New York Democrat said the gun, being promoted online by a Minnesota company calling itself Ideal Conceal, “is just a disaster waiting to happen.”
Live Science | Tissue may help create better skin transplants for patients with severe burns or skin diseases.
AP | A government-sponsored committee is recommending standards that could clear the way for commercial drone flights over populated areas.
Marc Morano | No, it is not an April Fools Day joke, snowflakes actually fell in the neighbouring French island of Guadeloupe.
Christina Sarich | Citizens’ petitions caused the change.
Christina Sarich | Complying with Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling.
Daily Mail | They are infamous for terrorising the coastlines of Europe in their distinctive longships, but the Vikings may be able to claim another victory over their medieval neighbours.
Christina Sarich | Health officials say no testing for toxicological factors.
New American | Psych meds for kids at gunpoint will no longer be tolerated, at least in one state.
AFP | Robotic systems and unmanned vehicles are playing an ever-growing role in the US military — but don’t expect to see Terminator-style droids striding across the battlefield just yet.
London Telegraph | Populations who have had a primarily vegetarian diet for generations carried a genetic mutation which raised risk of cancer and heart disease.
Business Insider | Microsoft’s new AI chatbot is having more technical issues, just one week after it was temporality shut down for responding to questions with racist messages.
Michael Snyder | An astronomer at Caltech says that new evidence has been discovered that indicates that there is a massive planet lurking somewhere on the outer edges of our solar system.
Christina Sarich | Joining Hillary Clinton as a Monsanto shill.
London Independent | There appears to be something very odd happening at the edge of our solar system – and at least some scientists suggest that it is being caused by a huge, mysterious planet.
CS Monitor | Yellowstone’s geysers and hotpots are ‘just the latest in a protracted history of numerous catastrophic super-eruptions’.
Daily Mail | Sir Richard Branson is set to order 10 supersonic jets, which the manufacturer claims will herald a new era of ‘affordable’ supersonic travel.