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How to help the environment ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit

Added: 20.09.2019 19:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

Next week the United Nation’s Climate Action Summit will take place in NYC. To continue our climate coverage, CBS News Climate Chnage Contributor sat down with Peter Demenocal, Dean of Science and climate scientist at Columbia University. He joined us to discuss how we can all help the planet.


Rogue ice moon could be spilling its guts all over 'alien megastructure' star

Added: 20.09.2019 12:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

Back in 2016, headlines all over the world blared with news of a possible "alien megastructure" detected orbiting a distant Milky Way star. Now, a team of Columbia University astrophysicists has offered up an explanation for the star's strange behavior that doesn't involve any little green men.

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Review of Hedkayse cycle helmet

Added: 19.09.2019 9:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

Motoring columnist David Williams finds the Hedkayse is a refreshing take on the 'usual' cycle helmet

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Melting Exomoon May Explain Long-Term Dimming of Milky Way’s ‘Most-Mysterious Star’

Added: 18.09.2019 18:49 | 23 views | 0 comments

A team of astrophysicists from Columbia University proposes that the strange long-term dimming of the KIC 8462852 star (also known as Tabby’s star or Boyajian’s star) is the result of a disk of debris - torn from a melting moon - that is accumulating and orbiting the star. “The exomoon is like a comet of [...]

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Jamie Murray column: US Open success & 'amazing chemistry' with Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Added: 17.09.2019 18:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

In his latest BBC Sport column, Jamie Murray talks about why retaining the US Open mixed doubles title with Bethanie Mattek-Sands was so special.


A Canadian Hiker Played A Metallica Song To Scare Off A Wild Cougar — And It Worked

Added: 13.09.2019 17:27 | 36 views | 0 comments

Metallica's music is often associated with darkness and death, but a Canadian woman is claiming that the music of the iconic heavy metal band saved her and her dog from a ravenous cougar.
reports that Dee Gallant and her dog, Murphy, were hiking through the wilderness of Vancouver Island in British Columbia last week when they encountered the wild beast.
As they were hiking through the woods, Gallant noticed that she and Murphy were being stalked by the cougar further up the trail. When she eventually noticed that the deadly cat was heading towards them and her cries for it to back off weren't registering, she was forced to think outside of the box.
Just as the cougar was preparing to attack them, something amazing happened. In a last-ditch effort to save their lives, Gallant whipped out her cellphone, played Metallica's "Don't Tread On Me," and cranked up the volume.



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