As long as we’ve known the sun to be harmful, we’ve associated sunbathing with cancer. New evidence, however, suggests the risk is just as real in complete darkness. Why? Because melanin – our protector, is also a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
An earthquake measuring at 6.9 magnitude has struck off Honshu island in northern Japan, prompting a tsunami advisory which anticipated waves of up to 1m in height in Iwate Prefecture. People in some coastal areas have been advised to leave their homes.
A US scientist spoke to RT saying he is worried intelligence bodies could try to use the weather as a weapon. He called on the CIA to open up and be more transparent, and wants research to be conducted globally to limit the possibility of hostile use.
Six more weeks of winter wasn’t the only bad news that the mayor of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin received Monday morning: Jonathan Freund participated in a local Groundhog Day celebration that ended in physical pain for the local celebrity.
Remember that movie where Rocky braves the Russian winter to get in shape before a historic boxing match? Well, one Swedish crossfit gym is now offering free snow-clearing as “the perfect workout” for its members.