Winter warmer spa retreat: The perfect escape from the Christmas rush

As the evenings get darker and the temperature lower, a night in by the fire isn’t the worst of ideas. So with added comfort, refreshing spa facilities and a gourmet cuisine, Moddershall Oaks has it all for you this winter. The five-star country spa retreat is a cosy 10-suite getaway in the heart of Staffordshire […]

A warmer world means a greater risk rain lands on snow, triggering floods

Enlarge / Riverfront Ave. in Calgary during the Alberta floods 2013. (credit: Ryan L. C. Quan / Wikimedia) In June 2013, Keith Musselman was living in the Canadian Rockies when the nearby Bow River flooded. “We were in a valley, so we were stuck for about five days,” Musselman told Ars. “The community was devastated.” […]

Harsh winter weather in eastern US could be due to warmer Arctic

Enlarge / Temperatures at the start of 2018—a familiar pattern as of late. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Without some historical context, it’s easy to over-interpret an unusual weather event, especially when it’s fresh in your mind. At this time of year in the US, that means cold snaps or unseasonably warm weather—and the storms that […]

‘Broad City’ Season 4 Trailer: Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Head For Warmer Climates

One of the best comedy series on TV right now is undoubtedly Broad City. What first felt like the female answer to Workaholics has become the shining beacon in Comedy Central’s current line-up of shows as Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer have taken New York City by storm across three seasons. Now the fourth season […]

The Oceans Are Getting Warmer Faster Than Anyone Realized

Photo: Getty Great news, everyone! We’re getting better at measuring the changing temperature of the ocean. Unfortunately, the data shows that they are warming more rapidly than researchers thought. Advertisement A new study published in Scientific Advances has pulled together the data we have for ocean heating from 1960-2015. It provides what is believed to […]