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Global warming will reduce the world's crop production by up to two percent every decade and wreak $1.45 trillion of economic damage by the end of this century, according to a draft UN report, Japanese media said Friday. Nobel-winning group of
A man clears snow with a snow blower in the South Bronx section of New York City on January 3, 2014. Mike Segar But just how serious is this winter, historically? We dug up some winter weather statistics for a few major cities across the U.S. (Keep
It has been a winter of dreadful weather so far," Norton writes on his website kellegous.com . "I spent January flying back and forth from New York expecting to find a different set of conditions at the end of each leg. Whichever way I went, bitter
It has been very cold out lately due to what the media is calling a polar vortex. This is a band of cold air at a low pressure that normally circles northeast Siberia. This band is coldest during the winter months, and is kept in place by the jet
How long do we want to continue financing our enemies who use our money to try to kill us?...What if the USA, Canada, and other industrial powers could tell the Jihadists in the Middle East to go pound sand? What if the U.S. and Canadian economies
Searing temperatures in Melbourne have disrupted play at the Australian Open, where tennis players have been struggling in the heat in recent days. Organizers of the grand slam event said Thursday that they had introduced an "extreme heat policy"
Recent studies have demonstrated the potential for heat-sensitive vaccines formulated using this technology to withstand temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) for up to one year. The underlying work has been conducted
While the 2014 Old Farmer's Almanac predicts "below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall during most of the winter across much of the United States," Monday's high of 11 degrees Fahrenheit below zero brought with it dangerous wind chills.
Must read The polar vortex, a name given to the circulation of strong, upper-level winds normally found around the North Pole, has thrown North America into a pit of blistering cold weather. Starting Monday, Midwest and East Coast residents were
So we tried making hair dryer s'mores here at NPR headquarters with some dark, 70 percent chocolate...Seconds after the hot air hits the candy's surface, the dark chocolate starts to get glossy. Then it quickly turns into a chocolate fountain flowing