Science drives human investigation in Antarctica today, yet there's a reason why geologists often take centre-stage. Governments really want to know what's under the ice.

Whisper the word: oil. Some predictions suggest the amount of oil in Antarctica could be 200 billion barrels, far more than Kuwait or Abu Dhabi.
It seems like every time I fly I have an interesting interaction with the TSA. I make it a point to always opt out, and if possible always strike up a conversation with the man molesting me. But yesterday was by far the most frightening, as well as cautionary for Bitcoin users.
In short order I learned some terrifying truths about an industry dedicated to taking America's at-risk youth and messing them up in the worst way possible.
The White House has given final approval for dramatically raising permissible radioactive levels in drinking water and soil following “radiological incidents,” such as nuclear power-plant accidents and dirty bombs. The final version, slated for Federal Register publication as soon as today, is a win for the nuclear industry which seeks what its proponents call a “new normal” for radiation exposure among the U.S population, according Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).
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Billionaire philanthropist Bill "Think of the Children" Gates noted that what’s taking place now in West Africa is “quite impressive.” He declined to fault the global response to Ebola, calling the situation in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea “a very unique Ebola epidemic”
Gates also spoke about his support for Common Core education standards and discussed how the foundation, one of the largest in the world, considers where and how to act — “by picking goals like childhood death,..."
A new mathematical model of consciousness implies that your PC will never be conscious in the way you are
Sharks, bats, moths, whales, birds have all been found to used the same Magic Movements. A&M study finds magic formula of physics moves every kind of animal on earth.
As a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas held for a third day, Netanyahu met with a group of US legislators, including Rep. Steve Israel (D-LI,) to discuss the country’s tense security situation and some fissures in US-Israel relations.

Netanyahu makes a preemptive attempt to have his thugs prevent war crime charges after leveling Gaza.