No, World Cup Fans Didn’t Trigger an Earthquake. Here’s Why.

No, World Cup Fans Didn't Trigger an Earthquake. Here's Why.

Mexico's win over Germany rocked Mexico City. But not literally.

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What happened last time it was as warm as it’s going to get later this century?

What happened last time it was as warm as it’s going to get later this century?

Kids today will be grandparents when most climate projections end—does the past have more hints?

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Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world's highest rubbish dump as an increasing number of big-spending climbers pay little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind. Fluorescent tents, discarded climbing equipment, empty gas canisters and even human excrement litter the well-trodden route to the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) peak.

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Yorkie stays with missing toddler all night, alerts search party with ‘weak bark’

Yorkie stays with missing toddler all night, alerts search party with 'weak bark'

A loyal Yorkshire terrier stayed with a missing 3-year-old girl in a dense cornfield in Missouri all night — and heroically led a search party to them with a "weak bark," authorities said. Remy Merritt and her dog, Fat Heath, had gone missing Thursday night in Qulin, triggering a desperate search that brought in some 150 volunteers, authorities said.

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