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Germany Is Burning Too Much Coal
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Several readers share a report: Germany is widely seen as a world leader in the fight against climate change. Thanks to its investments in renewable power, wind and solar energy provide a third of its electricity, more than double the U.S. share. Germany’s goal to lower carbon-dioxide emissions 40 percent by 2020 is significantly more […]

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Elon burning to get Falcon back on the launchpad
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Pressure vessel buckled, something sparked, oxygen exploded Only a regulatory sign-off stands between Elon Musk’s SpaceX and the restart of its Falcon 9 launch program within a week. With its anomaly investigation complete, the company hopes to launch a Falcon carrying Iridium’s NEXT satellite from Vandenberg on January 8.…

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Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt Answer All Your Burning Questions
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It’s like letting the internet interview a pair of superstars—just without all the y’know, verbal abuse. The post Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt Answer All Your Burning Questions appeared first on WIRED.

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Samsung share plummets – but it’s not because of the Burning Note
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It’s pulling out of cheapies Samsung’s phone sales have fallen 10 per cent in the last year, but the Note isn’t to blame. The analysis comes from market researcher CCS Insight, which says the Korean giant is in decline because it is withdrawing from low-margin volume segments.…

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Fancy Burning Man Camp Ransacked by Vandals
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The White Ocean camp at Burning Man says that it’s made up of “dreamers that blur the lines between reality and the impossible.” Unfortunately for White Ocean, however, “reality” recently meant getting its shit fucked up by a bunch of vandals. Read more…

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Neon Fever Dream is a gripping thriller set at Burning Man
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 Below is an excerpt from Neon Fever Dream by Eliot Peper. Neon Fever Dream is about a dark secret hidden in the swirling dust and exultant revelry of Burning Man. It’s a fast-paced thriller with a diverse cast that weaves together everything from the ripple effects of the Sri Lankan civil war to the impacts […]

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In Case You Forgot, Canada’s Massive Fort McMurray Fire Is Still Burning
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In addition to the city it consumed to earn its name, the Fort McMurray fire has burned forest over 500,000 hectares of land across northern Alberta. The post In Case You Forgot, Canada’s Massive Fort McMurray Fire Is Still Burning appeared first on WIRED.

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Calculating Calories by Burning Gummy Bears to Death
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In a recent episode of the MythBusters, the team launched a rocket with Gummy Bear fuel and one with poop as a fuel. How do you know how much energy is stored? The post Calculating Calories by Burning Gummy Bears to Death appeared first on WIRED.

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This NYC Subway Map Shows How Many Calories You Could Be Burning By Walking
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We know life would be better if we’d get off our butts and walk more . But when??? This map shows the health opportunities hidden in plain sight by mapping the calories hypothetically burned if we’d ditch the subway/Uber/hoverboard and walk. Read more…

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