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Big Business Blasts Donald Trump's Decision To Exit Paris Climate Accord

0SHARESShare WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump  said Thursday that his decision to pull the U.S. out of the historic Paris Agreement on climate change would protect American workers and the U.S. economy.  Trump, who prides himself on his business savvy, called the accord the “latest example of Washington entering into an agreement that disadvantages the United States.” And he said ...

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How NASA Gets Its Astronauts To Drink Their Own Pee Without Gagging

0SHARESShare Drinking urine: It’s the dirty little secret of longterm space travel. The costs of transporting water to the International Space Station and beyond are so cost-prohibitive ― $48,000 per liter ― that NASA engineers had to find cheaper ways of taking H20 into space. Luckily for science, someone figured out a method. Unluckily for the astronauts, it’s turning their ...

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Climate Finally Gets TV Spotlight, But Science Experts And Advocates Are Scarce

President Donald Trump ’s decision Thursday to break with more than 190 other nations in abandoning the Paris Agreement, a move widely condemned as damaging to the environment and America’s economic future, finally pushed climate change directly onto the radar of cable news producers.  But despite the uptick in attention, those individuals most knowledgeable about environmental effects weren’t part of cable’s ...

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CNN Reporter Jim Acosta Slams EPA Chief On Climate Change Denial

WASHINGTON — A day after President Donald Trump  announced he will withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris Agreement on limiting carbon emissions, CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta challenged Scott Pruitt’s denial of climate science, telling the EPA chief he appears to have his “head in the sand.” Asked during Friday’s White House press briefing whether he believes ...

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Betsy DeVos Visits Science Fair, Refuses To Talk About Climate Science

0SHARESShare Education Secretary Betsy DeVos offered glowing praise Friday for President Donald Trump ’s pledge to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement , but was noticeably tight-lipped regarding her own beliefs on climate change. During a visit to a student science fair at Eagle Academy Public Charter School in Washington, DeVos struggled to answer questions about her personal views ...

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14 Poisoned By Wild Death Cap Mushrooms In California

Death cap mushrooms foraged in Northern California have severely poisoned 14 people in the last few months, three so seriously that they needed liver transplants. One victim is a toddler who will have “permanent neurological impairment,” according to a medical report.  The high number of poisonings has alarmed officials. The mushrooms, often mistaken for a benign variety, have flourished this ...

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Let These Cartoonists Illustrate The Horror Of Trump's Climate Change Stance

0SHARESShare ”I think all of us have a social responsibility to resist Trump’s destructive agenda in every way we can,” artist Tom Toro told HuffPost .  For Toro, his particular brand of resistance often comes in the form of cartoons, many of which have appeared in publications like The New Yorker. Shortly after it was announced that President Donald Trump ...

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SpaceX Launches First Recycled Cargo Ship Into Orbit

SpaceX has made history again, this time by sending the first-ever recycled cargo ship to the International Space Station . This launch brings the aerospace company one step closer to making flights to space more affordable with reused rockets and capsules. A Falcon 9 rocket launched the recycled Dragon capsule at 5:07 p.m. local time Saturday from the Kennedy Space ...

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Anti-Gay Bigot Tried To Marry His Laptop, Attorney Has Hilarious Response

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage will be two years old on June 26, but dissenting voices remain.   This week, a repeat offender is raising eyebrows once again. Chris Sevier, who has reportedly worked as an attorney and an EDM producer at varying points in his career, filed a lawsuit against the state of Utah, arguing that ...

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These Were The Cutest Kids On 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' This Season

0SHARESShare Ellen DeGeneres is known for featuring some pretty awesome kids on her show. This week, one of her favorites ― the “apparently kid,” Noah Ritter ― helped Ellen host the show, and he presented an awesome montage of adorable, hilarious and impressive clips featuring children from this season. Watch the video above for the best kid moments from season 14 ...

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