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Earth's coldest years on record all happened over 90 years ago

Here's a statistic: On Earth, 18 of the last 19 years have been the warmest in recorded history. And as both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on Wednesday, the last five years have been the five hottest in history — since quality record-keeping began in the 1880s. It's an unmistakable, accelerating warming trend. The globe's 21st-century heating, however, becomes all the more stark when compared to the coldest years on record. As climat...
Tags: Europe, Science, Nasa, Earth, Blues, Mashable, Trump, Michael Mann, University of British Columbia, Mann, Penn State University, Sarah Green, El Nino La Nina, Zack Labe, Simon Donner, nasa Reds

Redding newspaper lost power amid extreme fire, but still found a way to print the news

Print news is alive.  After California's violent Carr Fire jumped over the Sacramento River Thursday night and entered the west part of Redding, home to over 90,000 inhabitants, the tempestuous fire took out a significant portion's of the city's electrical grid — even toppling transmission towers.  But the local newspaper, the Redding Record Searchlight, was able to get its paper out — amid approaching flames and without power.  "I think what they did was hugely heroic," David Li...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, California, Sacramento River, Redding, Mashable, Carr, U S Forest Service, Little, David Little, Record Searchlight, Brenda Belongie, Belongie, Chico Enterprise Record, Damon Arthur, Chico Little

Here Is the Awful Pep Talk Ziff Davis Gave to Mashable After Gutting Its Staff

The recent trajectory of tech site Mashable has put it at the forefront of some of the worst trends reshaping digital media. Read more...
Tags: Journalismism, Science, Technology, Media, Mashable, Ziff Davis, Ziff Davis Gave

Huge Hands Rise Out of Venice’s Waters to Support the City Threatened by Climate Change: A Poignant New Sculpture

A post shared by Lorenzo Quinn (@lorenzoquinnartist) on May 12, 2017 at 4:35am PDT Upon arriving in Venice in the late 1930s, columnist and Algonquin Round Table regular Robert Benchley immediately sent a telegram back home to America: “Streets full of water. Please advise.” The line has taken its place in the canon of American humor, but in more recent times the image of water-filled streets — unintentionally water-filled streets, that is — has arisen most often in the conve...
Tags: Google, Art, Science, Instagram, College, America, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Venice, Quinn, Seoul, Frank Capra, Mashable, Venice Biennale, Grand Canal, Conde Nast Traveler

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