NASA The world will see catastrophic effects of climate change if temperatures climb to 1.5 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels, according to a new report. These effects include extreme heatwaves, severe droughts, the death of coral reefs, mass extinctions, sea-level rise, and more. We’re on track to hit that 1.5-degree temperature rise by 2040. If […]
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Motorsports,Porsche,Commercial Vehicles,Performance,Racing The inaugural event was won by professional racer Patrick Long. Continue reading Porsche tractors take the track at Laguna Seca Porsche tractors take the track at Laguna Seca originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 30 Sep 2018 15:19:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]
Psychedelic drugs show promise as a treatment for severe mental illnesses and addiction, but some believe the drugs could also benefit people without a mental health diagnosis.
It’s been roughly a year since Hurricane Maria — the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record — devastated the island of Puerto Rico. The storm killed more than 2,900 people, left millions of homes and businesses without power, and caused an estimated $ 8 billion in damage. It’s the worst natural disaster on record in…Read More
John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only interactive policies that include optional fitness tracking through tools including wearable devices and smartphones, the company said on Wednesday.
In security news this week, some apps for children may violate privacy laws, State Department devices might be less secure than your Instagram account, and more. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b9c16751ab9432d396266ea/master/pass/gametracking-01.jpg
A US Navy ship will reportedly host military personnel from the Five Eyes countries plus Japan and South Korea to monitor foreign vessels delivering fuel to the North in violation of UN sanctions. The coalition will include the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada – America’s partners within the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance […]
Click on the video player above to watch action from the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Formerly known as the IAAF World Cup, the Continental Cup will be the first senior global track and field competition held in the Czech Republic. Team Americas, comprised of athletes from North America, South America and the […]
Wondering what could have been, even after running a personal- or season-best time, has been a common theme for Charles Philibert-Thiboutot in recent years. At the NACAC track and field championships last month in Toronto, the Canadian led the men's 1,500 metres until the final 100 when Izaic Yorks and fellow American Patrick Casey passed him, […]
YouTube/Tobii Gaming German scientists have developed software that can detect character traits through eyetracking, according to a new study. Using over 200 physical behaviours, such as the frequency with which subjects blinked, the researchers established connections between eye movements and personality traits. It’s been suggested that the technology could eventually be developed to assist those […]