How Facebook Bought a Police Force
Hundreds of pages of documents obtained by Motherboard show how Facebook is using the Menlo Park Police Department to reshape the city.
Residents of a Siberian Town With Black Snow Are Pleading for Asylum in Canada
Residents of Kiselyovsk, the heart of Russia's coal-mining industry, are asking Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accept them as environmental refugees. But they don't stand a chance.
The Site of One of the Largest US Oil Refineries Is on Fire
A petrochemical facility at ExxonMobil's Baytown, Texas complex burst into flames on Wednesday.
The Battle Over a Telescope on Hawaii's Sacred Mountain Is Just Beginning
Native Hawaiians are protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. Where do we go from here?
Under Trump, 26% of Climate Change References Have Vanished From .Gov Sites
A new report documents two years of science being scrubbed from government websites.
Planting ‘Billions of Trees’ Isn’t Going to Stop Climate Change
A popular study claims that reforestation could fix climate change, but is that true?
Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia
A polluted lake in the Siberian town of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
Europe’s Deadly Heatwave Marked the Hottest June on Record
We can expect to more brutal heatwaves to come according to a pair of European climate reports.
The U.S. Military Wants to Build a Strategic Port in the Melting Arctic
A military spending bill has asked for a brand new Arctic port to face "future great power competition."
A Nightmare Twitter Bug Is Sending Users Notifications When They're Unfollowed
Twitter is telling people when someone has unfollowed them.
Tons of Dead Seals Are Washing Up In the Arctic and Nobody Knows Why
Dozens of seal carcasses, some showing signs of hair loss, are being reported in northern Alaska.
Male Dolphins Make Friends Based on Mutual Interests, Scientists Find
When foraging for food, bottlenose dolphins also find buddies.