That NASA climate science program Trump axed? House lawmakers just moved to restore it


Representative John Culberson (R–TX), center, with NASA officials in 2015. NASA SMAP/T. Wynne By Jeffrey Mervis, Science News StaffMay. 17, 2018 , 4:32 PM A U.S. House of Representatives spending panel voted today to restore a small NASA climate research program that President Donald Trump’s administration had quietly axed. (Click here to read our earlier coverage.) The House appropriations panel that…

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Consensus 2018: Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Snoop Dogg Close Bitcoin Conference


FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, Square CEO Jack Dorsey is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter CEO Dorsey serves as the head of payments company Square, taking advantage of the companies’ close geographical locations to split his time between the two. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) While Consensus 2018 failed to deliver…

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Digital Marketing Agency, Pyxl, Hires Former CEO of Lonely Planet and Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree, Daniel …


NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Local digital marketing agency, Pyxl, announced today that Daniel Houghton, former CEO of Lonely Planet and 2017 Forbes 30 under 30 honoree, will join the company as CEO. Houghton spent the last five years transforming the iconic, travel brand from traditional publisher to a well-balanced media company that saw sales of their traditional print guides grow while launching…

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OnePlus copied the iPhone X, but it also improved Apple’s design in one important way


Like most other smartphone vendors out there, OnePlus has a history of copying Apple’s iPhone designs. The notion of Android vendors copying Apple’s iPhone designs is obviously nothing new. But last year’s OnePlus 5 is notable because it was one of the most blatant iPhone copies we had seen in quite some time. In a nutshell, the OnePlus 5 was…

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Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect


Emissions of a banned, ozone-depleting chemical are on the rise, a group of scientists reported Wednesday, suggesting someone may be secretly manufacturing the pollutant in violation of an international accord. Emissions of CFC-11 have climbed 25 percent since 2012, despite the chemical being part of a group of ozone pollutants that were phased out under the 1987 Montreal Protocol. “I’ve been making these measurements for…

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It’s time: Allow college athletes to make money off their names


CLOSE Lindsay Schnell provides her thoughts on the results of recommendations made for NCAA basketball by Condoleezza Rice’s commission. USA TODAY Sports Wolverines defensive ends Chase Winovich and Rashan Gary snap a selfie with the Michigan student section after defeating Cincinnati at Michigan Stadium on Sept. 9, 2017.(Photo: Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY Sports) ROSEMONT, Ill. — At least it’s a conversation. …

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