While the mysterious object in Utah may have disappeared, the phenomenon of metallic monoliths popping up—then vanishing again—seems to be a growing trend, with the strange phenomenon now occurring in Romania and California. While the origins of the mysterious monuments remain shrouded in, well, mystery, one thing is known forread more

2019 is now officially the second warmest year on record, according to a joint press release from NASA and NOAA, with 2016 still holding the dubious distinction of being at the top of the global warming thermometer. Unfortunately, because the planet has seen consistent year-over-year temperature increases, the 2010s areread more

A new study of seashells excavated from ancient glacial deposits in Scotland indicate that the region’s glaciers melted over a relatively short period of time–a period spanning only a few decades, and possibly as short as a matter of years–illustrating the abruptness of past climate change events, and how those events could serve as a warning as to how quickly our modern environment could also take an abrupt turn.
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