Iceberg the Size of Delaware Will Break Off Antarctic Ice Shelf Any Day Now, Scientists Say

The soon-to-be iceberg is moving faster than ever. It’s a matter of “hours, days or weeks.”

The “calving” event, as scientists call the break, will take place within “days, hours or weeks,” the MIDAS Project predicted on Wednesday. A U.K.-based Antarctic research project, MIDAS investigates the effects of a warming climate on Larsen C and has been monitoring the growth of this major rift in the shelf.

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Leonardo Da Vinci’s 500-year-old human flying machine design brought to life in new exhibition – Mirror Online

For the first time, 100 machines invented by the acclaimed Italian Renaissance-era mastermind have been brought to life using plans he drew himself.

A few of the 500-year-old designs, such as the bird-like human aeroplane, were created at life-size scale.

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Got Insomnia? Here’s A Safe Way To Get Sleep Without Taking Sleeping Pills

Insufficient sleep has been linked to a number of chronic diseases and conditions. A new study revealed that sleep deprivation may cause the brain to cannibalize itself. Researchers likewise found that lack of sleep may raise the risk for premature death due to cardiovascular diseases. – See more at: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/208567/20170529/got-insomnia-heres-a-safe-way-to-get-sleep-without-taking-sleeping-pills.htm#sthash.kdeSucF8.dpuf

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Dozens of cities worldwide join March Against Monsanto (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) — RT News

Hundreds of activists around the globe joined an international march against the multinational biotech and agribusiness corporation Monsanto. The demonstrations were held under the slogan, “Keep GMOs out of your genes.”

We will not stand for cronyism. We will not stand for poison. That’s why we March Against Monsanto,” the organizers of the 6th annual march said in a statement. http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/home/

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Antarctica’s land height explains the continent’s slower rate of warming – UPI.com

A new study suggests the Antarctica’s high elevations explain its slower rate of warming.

“On average, warming for the entire Antarctic continent has been much slower than Arctic warming so far,” Marc Salzmann, a researcher at the University of Leipzig’s Institute for Meteorology in Germany, said in a news release. “Moreover, climate models suggest that, by the end of this century, Antarctica will have warmed less compared to the Arctic.”

Source: Antarctica’s land height explains the continent’s slower rate of warming – UPI.com