New Report Shows Sea Level Rise May Threaten 300,000 U.S. Homes

New Report Shows Sea Level Rise May Threaten 300,000 U.S. Homes

Florida and New Jersey are more at risk for flood damage and declining property values than any other coastal states in the country. A new report recently released by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a non-profit science advocacy organization, along with housing…

Overinvolved ‘Helicopter Parenting’ Leaves Children Unable To Manage Emotions, Child Study Finds

Overinvolved ‘Helicopter Parenting’ Leaves Children Unable To Manage Emotions, Child Study Finds

New child psychology study finds that controlling parents may inhibit their child’s ability to thrive later in life. Children don’t come with instruction manuals. Parenting can be a difficult assignment, primarily because every child is different. There isn’t a magical blueprint to…

Scientists find oldest example of human species in Europe

Scientists find oldest example of human species in Europe

Jawbone unearthed in a Spanish cave that is almost 1 MILLION years old is the oldest fossil of a human species ever found in Western Europe Researchers were unable to use carbon-dating on the fossil because of its age Instead, they measured…

Astronomers Devise Revolutionary Technique That Helps Spot New Planets By ‘Deleting’ Their Host Star

Astronomers Devise Revolutionary Technique That Helps Spot New Planets By ‘Deleting’ Their Host Star

While hunting for molecules in a planet’s atmosphere might not be the first thing you’d consider doing when trying to detect a massive celestial object, this is exactly what researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) in Switzerland are doing — and…

Games loot boxes expose youth to gambling, experts say

Games loot boxes expose youth to gambling, experts say

Video game ‘loot boxes’ that use the same tactics as casinos to part people with their money are encouraging children as young as 13 to GAMBLE Experts analysed 22 well-known video games that contain loot box rewards That included FIFA 18, Madden…

A Stunning Satellite Image Gives Scientists First Solid Evidence Of Intermediate-Mass Black Holes

A Stunning Satellite Image Gives Scientists First Solid Evidence Of Intermediate-Mass Black Holes

Scientists from the University of New Hampshire have published a new study today that backs up the existence of intermediate-mass black holes. Scientists at the University of New Hampshire’s Space Science Center have just published a new study today in which they…

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Doesn’t Think The Rockets From NASA, SpaceX, And Blue Origin Can Take Us To Mars

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Doesn’t Think The Rockets From NASA, SpaceX, And Blue Origin Can Take Us To Mars

‘I don’t think any of those three rockets is taking people to Mars,’ Hadfield told ‘Business Insider.’ Will the rockets currently built by NASA and the two private space companies SpaceX and Blue Origin actually take people to Mars? Retired Canadian astronaut…

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Mount Everest – the highest rubbish dump in the world: Big-spending climbers have turned the mountain into a ‘disgusting eyesore’ littered with discarded equipment and excrement At least 600 big-spending climbers have scaled the 29,029ft peak of Mount Everest so far this year…

El Niño Destroyed 65 Percent More Trees In The Amazon Rainforest, An Area The Size Of Wisconsin, Per NASA

El Niño Destroyed 65 Percent More Trees In The Amazon Rainforest, An Area The Size Of Wisconsin, Per NASA

NASA researchers have made a 3D reconstruction of the Amazon rainforest to study the effects of the 2015 El Niño drought. The 2015 drought produced by El Niño — the warm phase of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), which registers Earth’s…

Scientists Date Homo Antecessor Remains And Conclude It Is The Oldest Fossil Ever Discovered In Western Europe

Scientists Date Homo Antecessor Remains And Conclude It Is The Oldest Fossil Ever Discovered In Western Europe

After dating the tooth of a Homo antecessor fossil, researchers have determined that the remains are between 772,000 and 949,000 years old. A new study has determined that a Homo antecessor fossil that was found in northern Spain is the oldest human…

Twin Capes Ferry Sinks, Becomes Part Of Delaware Artificial Reef

Twin Capes Ferry Sinks, Becomes Part Of Delaware Artificial Reef

The ship was christened in 1975 and was a longtime part of Delaware Bay’s Cape May-Lewes Ferry fleet. Forty-three years after it was christened on the Delaware Bay, the 2,100-ton, 320-foot-long Twin Capes ferry was sunk on Friday just before noon, allowing…