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As more networks live stream, is it time to cut the cord?

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Just this week NBC joined CBS, ABC and HBO in offering live streaming of its programming to computers, smartphones and other mobile devices. CNET senior editor Dan Ackerman joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss this change.

Sony Saga Blends Foreign Intrigue, Star Wattage

published about 1 hour ago
Sony hacking case combines rare blend of international intrigue and Hollywood star power

Listen to Madonna rap every illuminati buzzword in one of her six new songs

published about 2 hours ago
Listen to Madonna rap every illuminati buzzword in one of her six new songs
Combating the full leak of her then-unannounced album Rebel Heart this past Wednesday, Madonna has decided to officially release the first six tracks, including the Nicki Minaj collaboration "Bitch I'm Madonna." But that is not the song I'm currently obsessing over in this sextet.

Super Typhoon Shoved Car-Size Boulders Onto Philippine Beaches

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Boulders the size of stretch limousines littered beaches near the city of Tacloban in the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan pounded the region in November 2013. The towering stones provided a rare look at the way intense storms can demolish coastal communities, researchers said here on Tuesday (Dec. 16) at the American Geophysical Union's annual meeting. The surprising findings: freak waves that were as powerful as tsunamis shoved the enormous limestone rocks. "If we didn't know this occurred from a ... more


State will consider new bullet train route through Bakersfield

published about 15 hours ago
State will consider new bullet train route through Bakersfield
Bakersfield settled an environmental lawsuit against the bullet train project on Friday, winning a concession by the state to consider a new rail route into ... more

Federal judge puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

published about 16 hours ago
Federal judge puts gray wolf back on endangered species list
A judge restored federal protections to gray wolves in the the western Great Lakes region on Friday, reversing an earlier decision by the federal government ... more

Feds announce first regulations for toxic coal ash

published about 22 hours ago
Feds announce first regulations for toxic coal ash
Six years after a catastrophic coal ash spill in Tennessee washed away homes and polluted rivers, the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced the first ... more

E.P.A. Issues New Rules on Disposal of Coal Ash

published about 22 hours ago
E.P.A. Issues New Rules on Disposal of Coal Ash
The new regulations, which leave power plants to ensure that safety standards are met, were not as strong as environmental groups wanted.

Dot Earth Blog: From Maine to Denmark, Islanders (Including Students) Seek Sustainable Energy Solutions

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Dot Earth Blog: From Maine to Denmark, Islanders (Including Students) Seek Sustainable Energy Solutions
Students from an environment-minded college on a Maine island learn how an island in Denmark turned from fossil fuels to renewable energy
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Kepler Spacecraft Finds New ‘Super-Earth’ 180 Light-Years Away

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The planet, about two and a half times the size of Earth, is in a category of planets called super-Earths that do not exist in ... more

Out There: A Picture Captures Planets Waiting to Be Born

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Astronomers have obtained, in the image of the young star HL Tauri, what might be the best view yet of dust in the act of ... more

A New Clue in the Search for Life on Mars: Methane Gas

published Tue, Dec 16 2014 15:07 GMT
A New Clue in the Search for Life on Mars: Methane Gas
The presence of methane could be the result of a geological process or the product of microbes.

Rosetta Mission Data Rules Out Comets as a Source for Earth’s Water

published Wed, Dec 10 2014 13:57 GMT
Rosetta Mission Data Rules Out Comets as a Source for Earth’s Water
Results from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission suggest that comets most likely did not supply early Earth with its water.

Explore Mars for Yourself

published Tue, Dec 09 2014 12:18 GMT
What does a Martian sunset look like? Here is a list of resources for a deeper understanding of the red planet.