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A Look at Urban Food Waste, by the Numbers

This story originally appeared on Citylab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last winter, teams of researchers in three US cities donned goggles, gloves, and respirators, tore into bags of other people’s household garbage, and then pawed though the contents. Separating slimy banana peels from clumps of coffee grounds was dirty work, ...

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Giant exoplanet hunters: Look for debris disks

There’s no map showing all the billions of exoplanets hiding in our galaxy — they’re so distant and faint compared to their stars, it’s hard to find them. Now, astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets. A new study finds that giant exoplanets that ...

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What Trump's war against ISIL might look like

U.S. Personnel in Iraq say they don’t expect change after Donald Trump was elected President. (Nov. 9) AP This frame grab from video provided on Nov. 7, 2016, by the Hawar News Agency shows U.S.-backed fighters battling the Islamic State in the village of Laqtah, north of Raqqa, Syria.(Photo: Uncredited, ...

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As China’s Economy Slows, a Look at What Could Happen

HONG KONG — China’s economy is slowing. How bad can it get? China reported on Wednesday that its economy grew 6.7 percent in the third quarter compared with a year ago. That matched economists’ expectations exactly, and was identical to the pace China set in the first and second quarters ...

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Young Performers Look to Apps for Stardom

ANAHEIM, Calif. — At VidCon, a sprawling conference here for the young stars of online video, success has a particular sound: a sudden, earsplitting shriek, signaling that a legion of tween-age fans have spotted one of their idols and are making a frantic selfie run. Hailey Knox, a 17-year-old singer ...

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New Maps Make Aftershocks Look Scarier Than the Main Quake

Aftershocks continue shaking the cities of Kumamoto, Japan and Muisne, Ecuador, almost a week after earthquakes rocked the two cities, frightening residents still reeling from the devastation and hampering relief efforts. A 7.0 temblor shook the island city of Kumamoto on April 15, killing at least two people. One day later, a magnitude 7.8 ...

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