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The warming U.S. foretells the return of dreaded megadroughts

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Megadroughts, persisting for decades at a time, parched the Southwestern U.S. centuries ago between 800 CE and 1600 CE. Then, the extreme droughts stopped.

But with temperatures today both exceeding the warm climes of past droughts and now relentlessly rising, the return of the Southwestern megadroughts is almost assured. New research, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, illustrates how a timely confluence of warm temperatures and changes in the ocean stoked a cluster of 14…

David Habour’s character in ‘Black Widow’ sends ‘Stranger Things’ fans into emotional tailspin

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Warning: Major spoilers from Stranger Things 3 lie ahead.

C’mon, Marvel. Let the people of Hawkins mourn in peace. 

At San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, David Harbour (aka Chief Hopper of Stranger Things) revealed that he would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the upcoming Black Widow standalone film as — wait for it — Alexei Shostakov. 

Fans still traumatized by the death of the Slurpee-loving scientist Alexei, played by Alec Utgoff, in the finale of Stranger Things 3 were…

David Habour’s character in ‘Black Widow’ sends ‘Stranger Things’ fans into emotional tailspin

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Warning: Major spoilers from Stranger Things 3 lie ahead.

C’mon, Marvel. Let the people of Hawkins mourn in peace. 

At San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, David Harbour (aka Chief Hopper of Stranger Things) revealed that he would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the upcoming Black Widow standalone film as — wait for it — Alexei Shostakov. 

Fans still traumatized by the death of the Slurpee-loving scientist Alexei, played by Alec Utgoff, in the finale of Stranger Things 3 were…

David Habour’s character in ‘Black Widow’ sends ‘Stranger Things’ fans into emotional tailspin

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Warning: Major spoilers from Stranger Things 3 lie ahead.

C’mon, Marvel. Let the people of Hawkins mourn in peace. 

At San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, David Harbour (aka Chief Hopper of Stranger Things) revealed that he would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the upcoming Black Widow standalone film as — wait for it — Alexei Shostakov. 

Fans still traumatized by the death of the Slurpee-loving scientist Alexei, played by Alec Utgoff, in the finale of Stranger Things 3 were…

David Habour’s character in ‘Black Widow’ sends ‘Stranger Things’ fans into emotional tailspin

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Warning: Major spoilers from Stranger Things 3 lie ahead.

C’mon, Marvel. Let the people of Hawkins mourn in peace. 

At San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, David Harbour (aka Chief Hopper of Stranger Things) revealed that he would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the upcoming Black Widow standalone film as — wait for it — Alexei Shostakov. 

Fans still traumatized by the death of the Slurpee-loving scientist Alexei, played by Alec Utgoff, in the finale of Stranger Things 3 were…

Want to be a data scientist? This online bootcamp is on sale for $10.

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Nearly seven years after the Harvard Business Review first gave it the title, Data Scientist is still arguably the sexiest job out thereLinkedIn reports that demand for these highly skilled workers is ridiculously high, and according to the company review site Glassdoor — which recently named the position its Best Job in America for 2019 — the same can be said for their salaries. Your typical U.S. data scientist earns an average base pay of $117,345 a year. 

In the iconic words of Paris…

SpaceX just blasted a critical NASA instrument into space

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NASA’s carbon-detecting sleuth has left Earth.

SpaceX launched the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) to the International Space Station (ISS) at 2:48 a.m. ET on Saturday morning aboard the company’s dependable Falcon 9 rocket. After NASA’s cargo load arrives at the ISS, astronauts will use a long robotic arm to attach the refrigerator-sized instrument to the side of the earth-orbiting station.  

OCO-3 will peer down on Earth, keeping tabs on the planet’s amassing carbon dioxide…

29-year-old Katie Bouman responsible for first black hole image

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29-year-old Katie Bouman, a computer scientist, led the development of the algorithm that captured the first-ever image of a black hole. She began working on the algorithm three years ago as a graduate student at MIT. Read more…

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Master Excel to kickstart a career in data analytics by taking this online course

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If Friends was set in the present day, and Chandler, Joey, Rachel, and Monica were playing the who-knows-who-best trivia game, the girls would have easily named Chandler’s job, which is, at its very core, a Data Scientist. 

Given that companies today are collecting more data than they can handle, data scientists like Chandler are highly sought after. Truth is, it’s not as complicated as it seems. 

At its most minimal, you really only need Microsoft Excel and an online bootcamp like this…

Trump’s climate expert is wrong: The world’s plants don’t need more CO2

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Plants on Earth have flourished for hundreds of millions of years, yet President Donald Trump’s pick to lead his new climate team insists that they need more carbon dioxide to thrive.

Princeton physicist and carbon dioxide-advocate William Happer has been selected to head the brand new Presidential Committee on Climate Security, reports The Washington Post. The atomic scientist — who achieved recognition for his work on atomic collisions and telescope optics, not climate science —…