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More than a quarter of the globe is controlled by indigenous groups

4 days ago from UPI

New research suggests the role of indigenous people in land management and conservation is under appreciated.

DHS S&T Awards $104K to NYC Start-Up to Develop Wayfinding Technology

4 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today that Arup USA, Inc. of New York City was awarded $104,140 to develop wayfinding technology through the...

Watch: Man drives motorized shopping cart at gas station

4 days ago from UPI

A visitor to a Tennessee gas station captured video of an unusual vehicle gassing up -- a motorized shopping cart.

Buffalo Bills' AJ McCarron has wheels in motion for next career

4 days ago from UPI

Quarterback AJ McCarron isn't just thinking about his first season with the Buffalo Bills. He's also thinking about life after football.

Indigenous peoples own or manage at least one quarter of world's land surface

4 days ago from Science Daily

Indigenous Peoples have ownership, use and management rights over at least a quarter of the world's land surface according to a new study.

Scientists Are Key to Making Cities Sustainable

4 days ago from Scientific American

Urban leaders must work with researchers to solve real human problems -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

UK Selects Scottish Spaceport Site

4 days ago from Space.com

After years of study and consideration, the British government announced July 15 that it will start development of a new spaceport in northern Scotland, while an English airport signed a...

Mamamoo releases new EP, 'Egotistic' music video

4 days ago from UPI

K-pop stars Mamamoo returned with the EP "Red Moon" and a sultry music video for "Egotistic."

AI-based framework creates realistic textures in the virtual world

4 days ago from Science Daily

Many designers for the virtual world find it challenging to design efficiently believable complex textures or patterns on a large scale. Indeed, so-called 'texture synthesis,' the design of accurate textures...

Strikes in Europe on Amazon's Prime Day

4 days ago from Physorg

Workers in Spain, Germany and Poland plan to walk off the job on Tuesday as online retailing giant Amazon carries out its major summer sales event called Prime Day.

Study: Indigenous peoples own or manage at least one quarter of world's land surface

4 days ago from Physorg

Indigenous Peoples have ownership, use and management rights over at least a quarter of the world's land surface according to a new study published this week in the journal Nature...

Harvard collaboration to help students explore how science works

4 days ago from Harvard Science

Harvard and the Amgen Foundation have announced a new collaboration to create a free, online, science learning platform for high school and college students. The effort, called LabXchange, will be developed by a...

Tesla shares tumble after Musk tweet controversy

4 days ago from Physorg

Tesla shares stumbled Monday as chief executive Elon Musk faced criticism over a public spat with a British diver who worked on the Thai soccer team rescue.

STUDY: Indigenous Peoples Own or Manage at Least One Quarter of World's Land Surface

4 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

Indigenous Peoples have ownership, use and management rights over at least a quarter of the world's land surface according to a new study published this week in the journal...

‘UnReal’ Season 4 has surprise release on Hulu

4 days ago from UPI

"UnReal," a drama about a reality television series starring Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer, had a surprise release of its fourth and final season on Hulu Monday.

Presidents Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin express optimism at Helsinki summit

4 days ago from UPI

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped their summit in Finland with a controversial news conference Monday afternoon.

Ben McAdoo 'at peace' with how he handled Eli Manning benching

4 days ago from UPI

Former New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo claimed he's "at peace" with the decision that led to the unceremonious end of Eli Manning's consecutive games streak.

EU says VW repairs most cars with cheating devices

4 days ago from Physorg

German auto giant Volkswagen has fixed millions of cars found with emissions cheating software since a 2015 scandal, but must do more to satisfy consumers, the EU said Monday.

Renault scores new sales record driven by emerging markets

4 days ago from Physorg

French car giant Renault on Monday reported a nearly 10 percent surge in sales in the first half of 2018, scoring a new 2.1 million vehicle sales record driven by...

EU warns Airbnb to obey rules or risk fines

4 days ago from Physorg

The European Union on Monday warned holiday rental site Airbnb to bring consumer terms in line with the bloc's rules or risk financial penalties.

AI-based framework creates realistic textures in the virtual world

4 days ago from Physorg

Many designers for the virtual world find it challenging to design efficiently believable complex textures or patterns on a large scale. Indeed, so-called "texture synthesis," the design of accurate textures...

Embraer sells United Airlines 25 jets valued at $1.1 billion

4 days ago from Physorg

American carrier United Airlines has ordered 25 jets from Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer, valued at $1.1 billion, the aircraft maker said Monday.

In photos: Jean-Eric Vergne wins Formula E New York ePrix

4 days ago from UPI

Jean-Eric Vergne wins Formula E New York ePrix on July 14, 2018 in New York City.

Slow-growth concerns drag oil prices lower

4 days ago from UPI

Crude oil prices moved sharply lower ahead of the start of U.S. trading on Monday on signs of cooling economic growth and emerging supplies.

UPI Horse Racing Roundup: Elate wins Delaware Handicap

4 days ago from UPI

Elate, Axelrod, Once On Whiskey, Golden Brown star in weekend Thoroughbred racing while Alpha Centauri, U S Navy Flag and Kew Gardens return victorious.

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers on Anthony Barr hit: 'It's time to move on'

4 days ago from UPI

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is willing to put the past behind him in relation to the hit by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr.

China fires back at U.S. tariffs with WTO complaint

4 days ago from UPI

China filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization on Monday over the United States' plan to put tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods.

Eritrea reopens Ethiopia embassy as leaders pledge peace, progress

4 days ago from UPI

Eritrea reopened its embassy on Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday, a sign a two decades-long stalemate is over.