Why Chronic Floods Are Coming to New Jersey – Vox

  Scientists have directly observed sea level rise since the late 18th century. And as they forecast the next 20, 50, and 100 years, sea level rise will continue to accelerate at an alarming rate. That rise won’t just threaten homeowners on the coast — it will also impact the critical infrastructure that supports many… Read More

Arctic Sea Ice Is the Thinnest and Youngest It’s Been in 60 Years

Working from a combination of satellite records and declassified submarine sonar data, NASA scientists have constructed a 60-year record of Arctic sea ice thickness. Right now, Arctic sea ice is the youngest and thinnest its been since we started keeping records. More than 70 percent of…

Skull-Shaped Asteroid to Pass by Earth After Halloween

It’s further away than it was the last time it flew by and it doesn’t really look like a skull anymore   – here it is…..the image above is an ‘enhanced’ version msn.com: Skull-shaped asteroid to pass by Earth after Halloween   credit for featured skull asteroid image:   2015-tb145-skull-asteroid-credit-ja-penas-sinc-1120  

Facial Recognition Technology is Here to Stay. And we should all probably accept it. — Quartz

Today these same companies are under fire from their employees over who this technology is being sold to, namely branches of the US government like the Department of Defense and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. There’s no putting the cat back in the bag. Workers from Google, Microsoft, and now Amazon have signed petitions and quit… Read More

Boston Dynamics: New Horrifying Tricks From the SpotMini and Atlas | Inverse

If the Earth is conquered by robots sometime in the future then the world can look at Boston Dynamics as the starting point for the demise of the human race. The robotics company released new videos of its Atlas and MiniSpot robots doing new tricks, and it’s both fascinating and terrifying.   inverse.com: Boston Dynamics:… Read More

Hubble’s 28th Anniversary | NASA

Hubble launched aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990, and was deployed into Earth orbit a day later. NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA), which jointly run the Hubble mission, release great photos every April to celebrate these milestones.  – Space.com Video from NASA YouTube channel   read and see more via… Read More