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Your old flash drive could bring subversive media to North Korea

The USB sticks are loaded with defector interviews and Hollywood movies before being smuggled across the border.

Science

About 13 percent of the ice around Antarctica could collapse without catastrophe

The rest -- well, let's just say this is a lot like a gigantic game of Jenga.

Business & Technology

White House proposes millions for big water innovations

The Obama administration's new budget proposal would encourage smarter water use and monitoring.

Science

We’re telling outer space all about our biggest Earth mistakes

An Edinburgh nonprofit will beam our messages to the North Star later this year.

Business & Technology

Why are we still losing so much rainforest in Indonesia? A hypothesis

Who's to blame for last year's devastating fires in Indonesia -- big corporations? Small farmers? Or an endangered feudal system?

Politics

100 billionaires are trying to purchase the next president

And they're throwing money at Jeb!

Climate & Energy

Sea-level rise may last twice as long as human history to date

Research shows that even if warming is kept at 2 degrees C, sea level would rise by 25 meters over the next 2,000 years -- and remain there for at least 10,000 years.

Climate & Energy

Why a climate change denier will almost certainly win the GOP primary in New Hampshire

Will Trump, Rubio, and Cruz's extreme views on climate hurt them in New Hampshire? Probably not.

A Fit of Peak

Is charging my phone at night a smooth environmental move?

When a reader in Connecticut wonders whether it matters what time of day he charges his laptop and phone, advice maven Umbra Fisk powers up a nerd-tastic response.

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