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Mexico hit by second huge quake caused by same tectonic strain
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The country has been struck by its second big earthquake in less than two weeks, causing dozens of buildings to collapse www.newscientist.com/articl...-
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When residents take charge of their rainforests, fewer trees die
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(Ohio State University) When the government gives citizens a personal stake in forested land, trees don't disappear as quickly and environmental harm slows down. www.eurekalert.org/pub_rele...
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Simulating The Bodily Pain Of Future Climate Change
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People can't simulate realistic, internal sensations, like temperature change or pain — which is a reason why more people aren't terrified by climate change, says guest blogger Lisa Feldman Barrett.

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The Cassini spacecraft crashed into Saturn, ending a successful 20-year mission
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The epic end to the mission that revolutionized how scientists see the ringed planet. www.washingtonpost.com/news...
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Giant storms, methane lakes, and hidden oceans: Cassini’s best discoveries of Saturn and its moons - The Verge
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Mobile User Onboarding: Examples From Three Awesome Apps

It is easy for me to simply list the do’s and don’ts of mobile user onboarding. Do indicate progress and flow length, don’t overwhelm the user. Don’t ask permissions right away, do allow users to skip tutorials, etc. We humans, especially product managers and UX designers, are visual beings, are we not? So what better […]

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First Look: Orbea Wild FS e-Mountain Bike
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Spanish bike manufacturer Orbea enters the e-mountain bike market with its first model, called “Wild FS.” It will be one of the first to feature Shimano’s impressive STePS E-8000 system when the bike becomes available in November. STePS E-8000 is a class 1 electric assist system with a 250-watt motor, producing 70 newton meters of torque with a color handlebar display and bluetooth connectivity. According...

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Cassini’s Greatest Hits: The Spacecraft’s Best Images of Saturn
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The Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn gave us fantastic images of razor-thin rings, icy moons and colorful clouds. Here are the best of the bunch from NASA.
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See Two Spacecraft Journey to Outer Reaches of Solar System | National Geographic
After 40 years of service, the two Voyager spacecraft are heading deeper into the cosmos, with Voyager 1 holding the record as the farthest human-made object...
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What if Everyone Ate Beans Instead of Beef?

In America, beef accounts for 37% of all human-induced methane released into the air. Methane is 23 times as warming to the climate as carbon dioxide. In a recent article, The Atlantic writer James Hamblin shows how one dietary change—replacing beef with beans—could get the U.S. 74% of the way to meeting 2020 greenhouse-gas emission goals. As Hamblin notes, it’s worth being remin...

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