California’s devastating Valley Fire spread so fast, homeowners couldn’t collect their belongings

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Wildfires have been scorching parts of California, Washington , and Alaska this summer. Over the weekend, two more huge blazes ignited outside Sacramento and have already consumed thousands of acres of forestlands, as well as nearly 1,000 homes and business. The fires spread so quickly that many residents didn’t have time to gather their belongings before evacuating. The severity of the damage has spurred California Governor Jerry Brown to declare of state of emergency, as over 100,000 acres continue to burn. Read the rest of California’s devastating Valley Fire spread so fast, homeowners couldn’t collect their belongings

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3D-printed bubble house could pop up on Mars soon

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NASA has been on the lookout for otherworldly concepts for its 3D Printed Habitat Challenge , and a company from France believes they have an appropriate design. Despite the stipulation that only American companies can participate, Fabulous is pitching a partially underground bubble home that can be printed on Martian soil. Actually, the design uses Martian soil as the raw material for the printing process, making the construction intriguingly sustainable. Read the rest of 3D-printed bubble house could pop up on Mars soon

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Burning all of Earth’s fossil fuels would completely melt Antarctica

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Much global attention has been focused on the effects of climate change in the Arctic, and for good reason. The Arctic is melting disproportionately quickly and the loss of its sea ice has the potential to catastrophically alter climates around the globe. Antarctica is finally getting its turn under the microscope as scientists explore the question of whether Antarctica could melt as a result of catastrophic climate change . Recent research concludes that if all of the world’s fossil fuels were burned, the coldest continent would thaw for the first time in fifteen million years. Read the rest of Burning all of Earth’s fossil fuels would completely melt Antarctica

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Low-energy Lake House is a chic summer getaway in Austria

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