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Mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet from 1992 to 2018

AbstractIn recent decades, the Greenland Ice Sheet has been a major contributor to global sea-level rise1,2, and it is expected to be so in the future3. Although increases in glacier flow4–6 and surface melting7–9 have been driven by oceanic10–12 and atmospheric13,14 warming, the degree and trajectory of today’s imbalance remain uncertain. Here we compare and…

Biggest scientific discoveries of the 2010s decade: photos

Biggest scientific discoveries of the 2010s decade: photos
Astronomers, anthropologists, geologists, and many other scientists have made mind-boggling breakthroughs in the last 10 years.Some highlights include work that produced the first image of a black hole, traced what happened to the Neanderthals, and discovered potentially habitable planets outside our solar system.These are 39 of the biggest scientific accomplishments of the decade.Visit Business Insider's…

JJ Abrams Teases Palpatine’s Return in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of...

JJ Abrams Teases Palpatine’s Return in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’
With less than two weeks to go before the release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” hits theaters, JJ Abrams, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, and John Boyega hit the main stage at Comic Con Experience Brazil in São Paulo on Saturday to talk about what Lucasfilm says is the final installment in the nine…

Elon Musk’s lawyers pressure caver Unsworth for an apology

Toward the end of the lunch break, a courier arrived outside the courtroom, holding two boxes of Advil. The delivery was received by Elon Musk’s defense team. The courier asked for a name, and Michael Lifrak’s name was given. He had, in fact, received the delivery but had promptly gone back into the lawyer clubhouse…

Can a single-celled organism ‘change its mind’? New study says yes

A sketch of avoidance hierarchy in S. roeseli based on Jennings' original descriptions. Credit: Dexter et al. & Current Biology Once, single-cell life claimed sole dominion over the earth. For some three billion years, unfathomable generations of unicellular organisms ate, grew and reproduced among only each other. They evolved into predators and prey, thrived and…

Target Cyber Monday deals include a $230 iPad and a $50...

Appropriately, Beats' Solo3 Wireless headphones are down to $130 if you want wireless audio for some TV show marathons. They're not as cutting-edge as the Solo Pro, but they're also less than half the price.You'll find big deals from other brands. Google is well-represented with sales on the Nest Hello doorbell (down to $149 from…

AMD’s 64-core Threadripper 3990X arrives in 2020

The 3990X will likely be AMD's workstation answer to its server-oriented EPYC 7742. As such, it'll have eight chiplets with eight cores each, while the 24- and 32-core 3960X and 3970X CPUs we saw earlier have four chiplets with four and six cores, respectively.We still don't know if the 3990X will have eight-channel memory with…

Why Was NASA’s Super Guppy Flying To Ohio?

NASA’s bulbous Super Guppy landed at Mansfield Lahm Airport on the weekend with an interesting piece of cargo onboard. The aircraft was carrying the Orion space capsule which was en route to NASA’s Plum Brook Station at Sandusky. Super Guppy was carrying the Orion space capsule to Ohio for testing. Photo: NASA.Super Guppy (N941NA) touched…

Google Stadia Review

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Kohl’s shares tank on earnings miss, retailer cuts fiscal 2019 earnings...

Kohl's shares tumbled more than 16% Tuesday after the retailer slashed its profit outlook for the year, as quarterly earnings and sales fell from last year and missed estimates. The entire department store sector has been under pressure this year, and Kohl's weak results sparked selling in the sector. Brands like Nike are investing more in their own…

Evansville stuns No. 1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena, 67-64

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Evansville showed no fear either of Kentucky or venerable Rupp Arena, where the Wildcats had been perfect at ruining visitors' dreams of pulling off the seemingly impossible.Until Tuesday night.Not only did the Purple Aces deal No. 1 Kentucky a stunning 67-64 upset, they beat the bigger, stronger Wildcats at their own game.…

Intel unveils its first chips built for AI in the cloud

The chipmaker also unveiled a next-gen Movidius Vision Processing Unit whose updated computer vision architecture promises over 10 times the inference performance while reportedly managing efficiency six times better than rivals. Those claims have yet to pan out in the real world, but it's safe to presume that anyone relying on Intel tech for visual…