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Climate change chills, better buses

May 12, 2014
An Adelie penguin is pictured at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica in this December 14, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Pauline Askin/Files

An Adelie penguin is pictured at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica in this December 14, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Pauline Askin/Files

An icy-hot clue

A 2,000-year-old frozen chunk in Antarctica could help unlock the secrets of climate change.

 

Breaking: Travel by bus now tolerable

A bevy of new amenities is making long-distance U.S. bus trips an increasingly popular option.

 

The military opens doors to more?

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he plans to review a ban on transgender members of the armed services.

 

Video: A trashy drone

An inventor uses reclaimed materials to build an unmanned aerial device.

 

Anything to avoid sitting in an auditorium

An astronaut delivers a graduation address from space – presumably puns involving “shooting for the stars” were employed.

 

Paging Derek Zoolander…

American children aren’t reading as often as they used to — and when they do, they’re not as good at it.

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